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“Best place we ate all week.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Skull Creek Boathouse

The Skull Creek Boathouse
Ranked #21 of 362 Restaurants in Hilton Head
Price range: $8 - $35
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Hilton Head Island’s landmark, waterfront dining destination is The Skull Creek Boathouse. Located waterfront on Skull Creek, you’ll enjoy beautiful views whether you choose to dine indoors on the porch or fireside Dive Bar or outdoors on the waterfront deck. The outside Buoy Bar serves up colorful sunset views daily along with the freshest original drinks.So bring your family, bring your friends, bring yourself to Skull Creek Boathouse – One bite & you’re hooked!
Rochester, New York
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Best place we ate all week.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2014

I like swordfish, I like a THICK piece of swordfish. Thick swordfish pieces insure that the finished product will not be dry and woody. Our server assured me that the filet was thick enough to hold its juiciness, so after a bucket of peel and eat shrimp, a half dozen sweet oysters I had the swordfish and it was wonderful. We ate outside, avoiding the long wait by being extra kind to the hostess and had a great time. Beautiful setting and beautiful people. Yes, yes, yes we will return.

Visited May 2014
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Rochester, New York
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“Awesome food and view, as usual”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2014

We love Skull Creek. The wait can be long during busy weeks but there are lots of fun things for the kids to do while you wait. Food is always great. From Low Country Boil to fresh sushi and local fish and oysters. Always a high point of our visits to HHI.

Visited April 2014
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Springfield, Missouri
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“Comfortable atmosphere good service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2014

Had drinks outside at Craig and Amanda's bar. They were great and my beer was super cold! I had several!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Got Charleston Beat”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2014

We got here just before sunset and sat out on the terrace....superb view. The fried seafood trio was better than any I've had recently in Charleston. The shrimp, scallops, and flounder were perfectly cooked...flaky, zero grease, melt in your mouth perfection. Our waiter Dennis heard we had been out fishing all day and his beverage service was world class speedy!! Dennis made the evening perfect. This place is a little out of the way but it is well worth the trip from any HHI or Beaufort location. One of our favorite spots and we will definitely return.

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SOUTHAMPTON, NJ
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114 reviews
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“Where to go for seafood in Hilton Head”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2014

Really enjoyed the seafood and the informal atmosphere of the restaurant where most of the tables are outside. Rather than ordering dinners we opted to order an assortment of different seafood: a pound of boiled shrimp with cocktail sauce, a small order of fried oysters, some oysters on the half shell, some French fries.......you get the idea! This is a very busy place where they know how to bring on the food and drinks. We liked it.

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