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Wreck of the Salty Dog

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232 S Sea Pines Dr, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4004
12:00 - 22:00
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North Vancouver, BC
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454 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stopped in here for lunch after a long bike ride to the toe of HH. Great looking out over the water, nice vibe with lots of people and different ages. Our We had the Salmon BLT and, she crab soup and a couple of cold pale ales. Los to choose from on the menu.

Thank paulowlcourt
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm kind of addicted to their shrimp and grits. Not too spicy but still well seasoned. This time my mom had a lobster pasta which was also delicious! They have good sweet tea and great drinks as well. Love the atmosphere. (A "Salty Dog Cafe" has been built in Blufton in Tanger outlet but it is still worth paying to... More 

Thank Bluesapphire77
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Ate here last on my stay & wish I could have went back to try other things! Absolutely great drinks & great food! A must eat here on any stay! You will be amazed how wonderful the employees are & great atmosphere!

1 Thank EmKoz
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We just called by at the "Wreck of the Salty Dog" for drinks on a very hot day. The service was plesant and the cold drinks very welcome.

Thank June L
Williston, ND
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Great food, service and views. We always have to come here when we visit the island. This was our first visit not staying right next door so we only got to eat there once but it didn't disappoint. I added Cajun chicken to the veggie pasta this time and it was amazing!

Thank marce0606
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

My wife and I along with our three year old son had dinner here despite our less than pleasant experience last year. We were very pleased with the entire experience this year. We sat outside by the water and found it quite peaceful. I had the shrimp and grits and can say maybe the best I have ever tasted. My... More 

Thank Leland1962
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Favorite place to eat on the island. Love the sea food, the drinks, the service and the views. Not to be missed!

Thank Bluesapphire77
Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

While we cooked for most of our vacation, we did go out for a few nights and one of them was to Wreck of Salty Dog. As other reviews have said, it is a great alternative to Salty Dog, the menu is the same and they have a great outdoor dining area overlooking the marsh. Our waiter was super friendly... More 

Thank OhioOkie
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Every year we come here because it's tradition and we can walk to it from where we are staying. I always get their crab soup which when I first had it a decade ago was fantastic, I had it 3x. Not sure if my tastebuds have changed, but it doesn't have the same awesomeness. And they don't have GF bread... More 

1 Thank Callie646
Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a light dinner after returning from the Salty Dog Happy Hour cruise. The gumbo and she-crab chowder were outstanding. The Happy Hour cruise was outstanding as well. The staff was very friendly and informative. The 90 minute boat ride provided some of the best views for a gorgeous sunset. We even saw a few dolphins.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 S Sea Pines Dr, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4004
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: 18436717327

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