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Santa Fe Cafe

) #31 of 243 Restaurants in Hilton Head $$ - $$$ , Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
807 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3414
+1 843-785-3838
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“chimichanga” (86 reviews)
“soup” (141 reviews)
“guacamole” (63 reviews)
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Southwestern, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
807 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3414
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Service was very good, everything was both visually and gustatorily satisfying, and it has a great relaxed atmosphere. There is a nice bar, too.

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

2nd visit just as delicious as 1st visit 2 years prior. Tasty guacamole and queso, salsa very mild borderline bland. Shrimp tacos best I ever had !! Flavorful with a nice kick. Daughter loved the very filling chimichanga.

Thank Rosa M
Reviewed 4 days ago

There is a pistachio cheesecake that just has to be tried. We came here for dessert and Margaritas and tried 3 different desserts. The churros and chocolate mousse are also tasty.

1  Thank happywewent2017
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you like Mexican food YOU WILL LOVE this restaurant...With the best Salsa in town Great soups and... Mexican inspired All Truly gourmet dishes. Our server was excellent and they have pleasant outdoor dining. Add to list Edit

1  Thank Ray R
Reviewed 6 days ago

I went with a large group to the restaurant. The food was excellent. I had the blackened redfish and it was excellent. My son had the steak chimichanga and said it ruined him for all other Mexican restaurants! My husband was adventurous and tried the...More

1  Thank kimhrubes
Reviewed 1 week ago

the food here is amazing ! my favorite is the fish tacos or shrimp tacos. the outrageous chimichanga is OUTRAGEOUS ! huge, delicious, and full of flavor. the rib eye burrito is great tender and delicious as well! I love the roof top patio if...More

1  Thank lthomas05
Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought I was in for an amazing Mex cuisine experience, but the chicken was dry as burnt toast in the chimichanga. The salsa was good but that's about it. Do not waste your money here folks.

Thank Tvteacher50
Reviewed 1 week ago

Heard the cowboy bone in rib-eye was the best around (and was priced that way). To me it was mostly tasteless but it was cooked to my temperature and consistency was good. Not as flavorful as known top end establishments such as Ruth's Chris, Morton's,...More

Thank Gib505
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Santa Fe Cafe for date night and had a great evening! We sat on their rooftop patio at around sunset and the ambiance was perfect. Per our server's recommendation, I had the spicy margarita and it hit the spot...perfect amount of spice....More

Thank Amarillis C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me preface this review by saying that I lived in Dallas, TX for 7 years, so I have eaten a lot of great Mexican food. We were on vacation in Hilton Head, and this restaurant had been recommended to us. We had friendly service,...More

1  Thank ccw060609
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 807 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3414
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-785-3838
We bring the very best of Southwestern culture and cuisine home to the Lowcountry. Our menu has been an Islanders" preferred dining spot for over 20 years and with dishes like our famous grouper, to our bone-in cowboy cut black angus ribeye, our outrageous chimichanga to even lobster fajitas, we're sure to have a new favorite waiting for you. From the sounds of the live Ranchero guitar player to the smells rising from our mesquite grill, Santa Fe Cafe is a much welcomed reprieve for the senses. Even when you're outside underneath the stars on our Rooftop Cantina, we've got you covered.
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