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“Just as good as we remembered...” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of A Lowcountry Backyard

A Lowcountry Backyard
Ranked #17 of 361 Restaurants in Hilton Head
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $23
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Authentic Lowcountry Style Cuisine prepared the way it used to be. All homemade, delicious Crab Cakes, Fried Green Tomato BLT's, Banana pudding, Seafood, Soups, Salads and sandwiches, just to name a few. Fresh desserts and cakes prepared daily. Dine inside, or outside in a classic, Lowcountry Backyard garden complete with porch swing and flickering lamps. Relax and share food, stories and advice with each other. Definitely, make yourself at home. Welcome!
Des Moines, Iowa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Just as good as we remembered...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2013

Went for lunch and had a great experience. No wait. Kids had the fish sandwich and loved it. DH had shrimp and grits and it was amazing. I had the catch of the day which was also great. Don't miss the cream cheese mashed potatoes and Mac and cheese and be sure to save room for the banana pudding!! By far our favorite meal of our vacation!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“YUM!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2013

Really friendly and prompt service, and the food is the best on the island (including the fried green tomatoes and shrimp & grits). We loved the low key atmosphere and outdoor dining area. If you visit Hilton Head Island, A Lowcountry Backyard is a must!

Visited June 2013
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Herndon, Virginia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Worth The Wait”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2013

The food here is hands down some of the best that I have ever eaten. We got the kids a frozen yogurt from across the parking lot to help them pass the time while we waited for a table. Our lunch was fantastic. The food was well prepared, and generously portioned. Take time to visit this little gem!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank MirandaRH
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Baltimore, Maryland
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261 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
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“Worth The Wait”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2013

The only downside about this restaurant is that it is very much in demand, and you should expect a wait. That being said, we had an excellent meal. I would suggest that you arrive a bit early, and when you do have a wait, take advantage of the bar and appetizer menu.

My wife tried the pulled pork sandwich, something she is not usually going to order, and it was fantastic. The homemade mac & cheese was a great side dish. I had the 'Potato Chip Meatloaf', and that was an excellent spin on an original. You can taste a hint of the potato chips, and it gives a slight crunch to the bites of meatloaf. The sweet BBQ sauce was also very good on the dish. The grits were outstanding, as were the lima beans (the veggie of the day).

The restaurant is very kid friendly. Nearly every table had kids at it, and they have a good, reasonably priced kids menu. The entire menu, in fact, from drinks to appetizers and main courses was very moderately prices, especially for a trendy restaurant that is in such demand.

We went on a night that heavy storms came through HHI, so we were lucky to get in when we did. The outside seating was wiped out, but the friendly and efficient wait staff moved everyone in quickly. I am sure it held off many who were waiting, but it also created an elongated wait for tables inside.

Still, the food was well worth the wait to sit; it was the best meal we've had in HHI thus far.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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“Great overall experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2013

Catch of the day (swordfish) and blt shrimp salad were amazing. Atmosphere and service were wonderful. Wish we could return often.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Soelb
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