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28 Shelter Cove Ln, suite 120 Shelter Cove, Hilton Head, SC 29928-2007
+1 843-342-5420
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 19:00
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Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 16:00
Tue 07:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 07:00 - 19:00
Fri 07:00 - 22:00
Sat - Mon 07:00 - 19:00
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Roswell, Georgia
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I remember when this bakery first opened and I had my first taste of an authentic French croissant (an almond croissant to be exact). That must be nearly 20 years ago, and I'm happy to say the almond croissants are just as delicious in their new digs at Shelter Cove. You can order to go, and maybe take your drink... More 

Thank wheelsupatl
Bronxville, New York
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136 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Croque-Monsieur was better than in Paris--thicker, more cheese and meat. As for the pastries-wow--one looks better than the next. Plenty of free parking outside, tables outside on pleasant day. We also got a loaf of raisin bread. Since the slicing machine was out of order, they hand sliced it-fantastic, lasted for several days. Prices for pastries slightly high, but... More 

Thank WestSideKid
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had the Tomasz spicy omelette and my husband had the classic breakfast sandwich. My cappuccino was rich and creamy. I only wish my breakfast hadn't filled me up so much that I couldn't try any of the pastries--they looked delicious.

Thank KLea82
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117 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The pastries are delicious. The menu was expensive but the food was good. The service was very attentive and friendly. We had a table outside which was very pleasant. They could use a few more menu choices too but all in all, very good.

Thank Lynn P
St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

That's a good thing. The servers in HH are not rude, but rather friendly and chatty. I was not derided as I was in Paris for drinking iced tea instead of hot coffee. The quiche was tasty and the classic breakfast sandwich was good and hearty. The French pastries were good and authentic. In essence it had all the good... More 

Thank Heidi P
Beaufort, South Carolina
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I had the French dip, it was pretty good. The french fries were a little on the oily / greasy side, but they're supposed to be that way. My wife had a salad, she said it wasn't as good as it was the first time she went. They were short-handed, so it took awhile to get any service. A little... More 

Thank blmopar
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great lunch with the girls. Good value. I would go there every day if I lived here. Salads were very fresh and good selection of dressing.

Thank Barbara A
Bluffton, South Carolina
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Coffee is fantastic - food is just like you made it yourself. Exceptionally clean kitchen, everything is made fresh and very generous portions. We go once a week and have tried so many things on their menu. Omelettes are fabulous, great salads and sandwiches. They will accommodate any and all requests on any item you order. They want you to... More 

Thank Judy T
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Busy atmosphere and one decent sandwich. The wife and I shared a salmon/lox sandwich and he had a tomato caprese. Only thing sand wich lacked was some kind of sour creme or butter swipe on the bread--- pretty dry. He liked his with pesto. They do give you a lot of food. Almost too much for one.,

Thank Roni K
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice menu, moderate prices. Breakfast was delicious and you can chose if you want to see inside or outside.

Thank Natalie M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Shelter Cove Ln, suite 120 Shelter Cove, Hilton Head, SC 29928-2007
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-342-5420
A cozy seating area, reminiscent of European cafés. Please stop by and enjoy our fine food, ambiance and soothing music! Our goal is to provide a taste of the finest things Provencal life can bring to the island through our French menu items, baked goods and table linens. We are committed to continuing our positive relationship with both local residents and visitors to the island and we encourage our customers to let us know how we are doing.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?