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Cranes Tavern & Steakhouse

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26 New Orleans Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4715 (William Hilton Parkway)
+1 843-341-2333
17:00 - 22:00
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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123 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My brother was in from North Dakota and wanted a prime rib. Crane's is known for their meats. It came exactly as he ordered it and he loved it. I thought there was a little too much fat on it. My wife had the crab cake appetizer and liked it so much she ordered a second one. Salads were enjoyable.... More 

Thank Bonjsc
Centerville, Ohio
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2,351 reviews
1,550 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3,717 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

´Tis a grand day to be in Hilton Head. Purchased a NEW Mac Book Book Pro on the very first sales day, and this computer is lightning fast – It makes reading Hilton Head reviews and menus a pure pleasure. We are greeted at Crane’s Tavern by a lovely hostess, who offers all males a “shot of testosterone.” Another big... More 

1 Thank SavantIII_11
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Even though there are seafood and pork selections on the menu, we consider Cranes our beef go to restaurant. We have never been disappointed with the service,atosphere,food,and bar selections. Cranes is a family owned restaurant and the pride shows in the presentation and quality of the food....we consider it our"CHEERS BAR" a very nice date nite place.

2 Thank Hhi162
Creemore, Canada
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

This is the fifth time over 2 years that we have visited this restaurant. Oddly enough, we have ordered each time the same thing. Prime Rib. It does't come any better than here. Service is excellent, tonight our waiter being Spencer. Started out at the bar, for cocktails, then moved into the dining room. A busy bar, great bartender, who... More 

1 Thank abbiegee
Flat Rock, North Carolina
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

This restaurant was so good we went back the next night! Cranes was recommended by a local, and suggested we go for the "early bird special" (before 6 p.m.). We did and came away so impressed we decided to go the next night and try another of their early bird special offerings.

2 Thank karenskelton7
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143 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Instead of making dinner I made reservations for our Thanksgiving dinner and it was a very good choice. We arrived a few minutes early and were immediately shown to our reserved table. Nice abd crisp white linens. Our server arrived post haste with ice water for all and asked if we had any questions about their special menu and my... More 

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Woodstock, Georgia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

we went for early bird dinner and were not disappointed - although earlier than we usually eat the prime rib was great, also creamed spinach - mashed potatoes lacking almost tasted instant but over all good dinner and well worth the price with salad and a glass of wine included

1 Thank gtm0m
Bluffton, South Carolina
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211 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

A gem of a little tavern / restaurant. Nice ambience and wonderful service. Jerri our waitress was superb and most personable. Menu is excellent and food very well prepared. Prime rib was first class. One of the best meat restaurants around.

1 Thank John B
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Crains Tavern is one of those rare places where you can get great Food. The Filets and Ribeyes are char broiled to perfection and they serve a very decent prime rib. Large selection of white and Reds to drink with your meal. Prices are a bit stiff.

Thank Joseph C
Youngstown, Ohio
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Cranes offers fine dining and a sandwich menu is available at the bar only. Though a northerner , I enjoy the shrimp and grits . Prime rib is excellent as well as the Osso buco. Drinks are a good pour! Fried apple pie or bread pudding highlight the dessert menu. Make a reservation for the smal back room with a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Seafood
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 New Orleans Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4715
    (William Hilton Parkway)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-341-2333

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