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232 S Sea Pines Dr, 232 S Sea Pines Dr #301, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4004
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Plan and simple, the have a tremendous brand (marketing campaign) which makes national chains jealous but there food is lousy. Nothing like having to wait 45 minutes to an hour with tourists (including me) everywhere only to eat food that Long John Silver's wouldn't serve, much less for the price. Stay away unless you just have the urge to say... More 

Thank Nedjennings
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The service was great and when we ordered the crab dip and asked for fresh fried chips we received them with no problem. Beer selection was great and cold. We split the shrimp and crab rolls. Very fresh. Restaurant was well staffed and clean.

Thank Joey D
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was married a little over a year ago and this was the first time my wife and i were able to take a true family vacation. I had never been to Hilton Head before and had heard great things so i was excited. The first night we got drinks at the bar and they were good so i figured... More 

Thank nitlion4life1982
Washington DC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a terrific lunch sitting out on the dock area. Party of 3, shrimp salad, gumbo, she crab soup and sandwiches. Friendly very good service and no rush, no problems and a nice time. A great afternoon at the Salty Dog in south beach.

Thank TheCmdr
Toms River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice location. Nice place to bike to. Eat at the water outside. Good reasonably priced food. Good service.👍👍👍

Thank rritacco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great afternoon spent on the water with live music, good food & good friends. Melanie & Courtney at the bar are awesome & really care about delivering good service!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a generally terrible experience. 1.5 hour wait to be seated. Fine, that's understandable. Holiday weekend and all. Except the dining room was extremely hot, the service was extremely slow, the hostesses were laughing about telling customers super long wait times so they would leave, and the soap was broken in the men's rooms. Oh and the hostess got snarky... More 

2 Thank Jay S
Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We biked all day and ad a great lunch-I had grilled chicken ceasar hubby had oyster Po Boy. Salad was awesome and filling. Oysters awesome- but the bread/roll was dry. The atmosphere was great and the view was the best.

Thank Tami S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our third visit to The Salty Dog at South Beach over several years. As in the first two visits, service was very good and the food was good. The mud smell was a little much but that's what you get outside at times. I withheld one star because of the fee to get into Sea Pines. ($6).

Thank Mike H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a Friend for lunch, we had a small wit for an outside table but it was worth the wait. Food, service and location all spot on - definitely a place to visit

Thank John L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 S Sea Pines Dr, 232 S Sea Pines Dr #301, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4004
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: 18436712233
The Salty Dog Cafe - Outside bar open LATE NIGHT. An island tradition since 1987 and everyone's favorite for fresh seafood, tempting beverages, live music and kid's entertainment. Picturesque dining and unforgettable fun served daily on the docks.

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