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Old Fort Pub

65 Skull Creek Dr, North End, Hilton Head, SC 29926-1305
+1 843-681-2386
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (30 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (38 reviews)
“flat iron steak” (15 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
65 Skull Creek Dr, North End, Hilton Head, SC 29926-1305
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Reviewed 6 days ago

First the positive; location, ambiance and impeccable service, no complaints on that side. In fact, we had a delightful young lady serving us, and she is a credit to The Old Fort Pub. Just a pity the OFB doesnt back it up with comparable food...More

Thank bjx25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We return to Old Fort Pub whenever we are in the Hilton Head area. The setting is quintessential low country. Sunsets are beautiful. Service is efficient and friendly. The menu is well thought out and we have always enjoyed our meals. Keep doing the great...More

1  Thank 4nonni
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great restaurant - Hilton Head's only consistent AAA 4 Diamond one, I think. We went for their "3 courses for $33" special and were surprised to find that you could order anything from their entire menu - there was NOT a limited listing. Everything we...More

2  Thank ClintonB45
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with our dining group. We visit a different upscale resturant every 2 months, 6 of us. We chose OFP because it has a great reputation and the 3 for $33 promotion is incredible. I had crispy shrimp appetizer, wife had the pub salad,...More

2  Thank Rich D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When I first came to Hilton Head 15 years ago Old Fort Pub quickly became my favorite among a place with mant excellent restaurants. Now as a full timer, I look forward to my birthday meal. The bouillabase is a signature dish that is always...More

2  Thank Scott V
oldfortpub, General Manager at Old Fort Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We strive for excellence in all we do here at The Fort Pub so, I am thrilled that you enjoyed your birthday with us! The entire staff wishes to thank you for the gracious compliments! We look forward to your next visit with us!

Reviewed 6 January 2018

Best meal we have had since coming to Hilton Head Island. Fine dining with proper linen. The fresh oysters on half shell, lobster tail and bouillabaisse were to die for. The pecan pie was a huge portion and really decadent. Good selection of wine by...More

2  Thank MichaelChew
oldfortpub, General Manager at Old Fort Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for a fantastic review! Lara & Faisal, along with the rest of our staff, are thankful for your compliments! We look forward to your next visit to Hilton Head Island & The Old Fort Pub!

Reviewed 1 January 2018

This is a small, wonderful, pricy restaurant, but worth it for special occasions. We shared it with old friends for Christmas dinner. Food was great, view of the sunset priceless, and worh every penny.

2  Thank bandit1DaytonaBeach
oldfortpub, General Manager at Old Fort Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing our restaurant for your special dinner and for your lovely review! I hope you'll dine with us again on your next visit to Hilton Head Island at The Old Fort Pub or our sister restaurant, CQ's, located in Sea Pines Plantation.

Reviewed 26 December 2017

We booked our table a month in advance, we USED to be a big fan of this place. Christmas evening dinner was awful. They brought a cup for shells of clams for my dinner etc. There were not any in the dish...I commented to the...More

Thank conniecornish
oldfortpub, Manager at Old Fort Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Hi Conniecornish, perhaps you had too much merriment Christmas morning to remember where you went for dinner. We don't have clams or Lamb on our current menu. You can verify that on our website. Your imaginary conversation with members of our staff is also interesting...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017

Beautiful sunset, wonderful service from Dan, and fantastic food. This place is one of the best restaurants on Hilton Head. A wonderful place to have our Christmas dinner. Our thanks to the staff that worked today to make this so special.

1  Thank Ray Z
oldfortpub, General Manager at Old Fort Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

You're very Welcome! Thank you so much for joining us on Christmas! We all appreciate your compliments and kind words!

Reviewed 17 December 2017

Beautiful location. We went to dinner during sundown. View was spectacular! Food was good, but since our visit earlier in the year, the menu changed. Although the food was good, even with a coupon the final bill was on the high side. However I would...More

Thank ramlfalls
oldfortpub, General Manager at Old Fort Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We do change our menu with the seasons and build dishes around what is available locally. You can check for menu selections by visiting our website or stopping by the restaurant where the menu is posted in the glass case along the front walkway. We...More

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Ray Z
1 January 2018|
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Response from WhileImOut | Reviewed this property |
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Beverly F
16 January 2017|
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Response from oldfortpub | Property representative |
All menus are available on our website.
13 May 2016|
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Response from oldfortpub | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in the Old Fort Pub. We do serve many children over the course of the year so yes, we are kid friendly. We have two menus available, one for the younger children and one for the "Young Adults... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Skull Creek Dr, North End, Hilton Head, SC 29926-1305
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-681-2386
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Old Fort Pub is a charming restaurant with one of the best views on Hilton Head Island. Perched on the banks of the Intra-coastal Waterway, it showcases unrivaled nightly sunsets and a rich history. So named for the adjacent Civil War shore battery, Fort Mitchel, the restaurant’s foyer is decorated with historic photos depicting the “War of Northern Aggression". Previously featured on The Food Network and in other notable publications, the Old Fort Pub has become a tradition for over 35 years. Guests enjoy The Old Fort Pub’s “New Southern” favorites inspired with influences from around the globe. An excellent choice for celebrating a birthday, holiday or a romantic evening.
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