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The Smokehouse

34 Palmetto Bay Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3204
+1 843-842-4227
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (223 reviews)
“ribs” (453 reviews)
“smoked wings” (61 reviews)
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Barbecue, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
34 Palmetto Bay Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3204
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Reviewed yesterday

This May was our first visit to The Smokehouse and we weren't disappointed. We had a party of 6 and were seated quickly and had our food quickly. Everyone got something different and everyone was happy. Pretty tough to do with 6 different opinions. We...More

Thank Marshall B
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived on Hilton Head following numerous travel delays and were delighted to find Smokehouse open late. The extensive menu offers an array of meats, smoked fresh, seafood, salads and soups. Any can be topped with one of 3 BBQ sauces which are on the...More

1  Thank Heidi D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is one of our favorite "go to" places on the island for Happy Hour. Pretty good food at a very fair price. What sets this place apart from others are the servers. They're excellent.

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a very nice meal at THE SMOKEHOUSE restaurant which is mostly BBQ style food.our server was Ashleigh and she was delightful and did a wonderful job serving our table.all off our meals was very good.between all of us we had filet mignon, smokehouse plate...More

Thank larrydb2015
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Whether you love baby back ribs, pulled pork, brisket or BBQ chicken - Smokehouse BBQ is YOUR place!! Choose to dine in their spacious restaurant, on the porch, in the well appointed bar area OR take out! The friendly staff will take care of you...More

Thank Sales2004
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I vacation in Hilton Head visiting every few years. Our first visit to The Smokehouse was by recommendation. We really enjoyed the casual atmosphere and the food. Our second visit to The Smokehouse a couple of years later was only made better...More

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent service and food. We have been coming here for several years and the service and food are consistently good. We had the onion loaf which it was very good and the ribs were superb, the meat was tender and "Oh so good!" Our server,...More

Thank Mariaele123
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A annual favorite not to be missed. We love brisket and they do it right! Saw another reviewer mentioned takeout. We were tired from a long fun day and did just that. Worked great and we are at the condo watching the ocean Grilled veggies...More

Thank BetteWV
Reviewed 4 days ago

On our trip to Hilton Head Island this establishment was recommended to us. We tried it and liked it so much we returned another night to try other items on the menu and again it was excellent. Being off season our wait was short which...More

Thank homeplate51
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had the Burnt tips, which were amazing! The service was great, and they had an excellent variety of beer on tap.

Thank krenault1687
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Do you have a room that can accommodate 30 people for a rehearsal dinner?
24 May 2017|
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Response from krenault1687 | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure if they have a separate room for a large private event, but I'm sure they could answer that with a quick phone call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$26
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Palmetto Bay Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3204
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-842-4227
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The Smokehouse has been Hilton Head's celebrated home of wood-fired BBQ since 1999. Their baby-back ribs, pulled pork BBQ, wings and chili have amassed countless first place awards over the years. Other specialties from the BBQ pit include texas-style beef brisket, honey glazed smoked chicken, and turkey. The Smokehouse has a menu filled with many delicious items. Come try the fresh hand cut steaks, juicy burgers, sensational salads, and a wide selection Southern side dishes. Smokehouse on Palmetto Bay Road offers it fine food and friendly service in their spacious dinning room, and outdoor deck complete with fireplace. Enjoy one of their 14 ice cold drafts or cocktail while watching your favorite sporting event in their warm and inviting bar.