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A Lowcountry Backyard

32 Palmetto Bay Rd, Suite 4A, Hilton Head, SC 29928-7300
+1 843-785-9273
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (137 reviews)
“banana pudding” (428 reviews)
“meatloaf” (465 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
32 Palmetto Bay Rd, Suite 4A, Hilton Head, SC 29928-7300
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We read some really good reviews about Backyard so we had to try it. My husband tried the meatloaf with creamed mashed potatoes and an appke, raisin coleslaw. The meatloaf was made with potato chips instead of breadcrumbs. Unfortunately he was disappointed in the taste....More

Thank doupnikka
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the places we always have to go to because it has never disappointed us. I have had the meatloaf, shrimp/grits, crab cakes, shrimp salad everything really good. Service is always friendly and nice.

Reviewed 6 days ago

I had the shrimp and grits, which comes highly recommended. It is served with large slices of andouille sausage and a gravy overtop. The cocktails are served in mason jars, which match the atmosphere. There is seating outdoors under a large patio umbrella, with the...More

Thank Muriel H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at this place last week and had a great time. Our server, Mary, was so enjoyable and she provided alot of advice on the coming issue of hurricane Irma. We thoroughly enjoyed her service. The food is incredible - the shrimp and grits...More

Thank KMGIndy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go to Lowcountry Backyard on every trip to Hilton Head. Never had anything I didn't really like there. Best fried green tomatoes I ever had, great pimento cheese appetizer, the BEST BANANA PUDDING ANYWHERE!!!

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had shrimp and grits in Wilmington, NC several days ago and they were okay. Got to Hilton Head Island a few days ago and found A Lowcountry Backyard. I figured with a name like that I just might find some good shrimp and grits. Went...More

Thank Ches S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is awesome! The waitstaff is very friendly and we received our meal very quickly. I recommend the shrimp and grits! It's the best I have had. The prices are reasonable!

Thank David H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have had dinner here the last 3 times we were on the island. Food is amazing, fresh and the deserts are to die for. Not a large restaurant but the atmosphere and service is terrific. Had the shrimp and grits with key lime pie...More

Thank bigdadheh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Over two trips to the area, we have visited most of the top rated restaurants on here (including the ones that are significantly more pricey then this) but the Backyard is the absolute best. We went two years ago on our honeymoon and just returned...More

Thank Whit1128
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a casual lunch this afternoon. Great service, food was just as good. Had Meatloaf sandwich, the Shrimp and Grits were best around according to my wife,

Thank Scott S
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Questions & Answers
Elizabeth F
22 June 2017|
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Response from LowcountryBackyard | Property representative |
Hi there. We allow service animals only. Thanks!
Mary D
13 June 2017|
Response from LowcountryBackyard | Property representative |
Its a good possibility in November! Please call Raina at 843-816-2538 and she will talk to you about it. Thanks. Dave
29 May 2017|
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Response from LowcountryBackyard | Property representative |
We can do that during the off season, just not during peak season (Memorial Day thru Labor Day). We would be happy to talk to you about it! Thanks. Dave
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$23
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
09:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Palmetto Bay Rd, Suite 4A, Hilton Head, SC 29928-7300
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-785-9273
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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!
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