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Dye's Gullah Fixin's

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7605 West Main Street, Ridgeland, SC, Hilton Head, SC 29936
12:00 - 14:30
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Sun 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 19:30
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Sat 17:30 - 19:30
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Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

The last hurricane wiped out her home so she closed her restaurant. I loved this place! The food was fresh and really great.

Thank Wanderer-traveler
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Dye's Gullah Fixin's is the best hidden gem on HHI. This is legit Gullah cuisine at its finest. Not some commercialized, mass produced, soulless "soul food" you will find at other places. I've been to Dye's several times and had menu items as well as the buffet on several occasions. I was never big on sea food until Dye had... More 

1 Thank Xaledenar
Flat Rock, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a no frills establishment. Dye is wonderful. She tries to do everything herself. Eating there is like eating in your grandmas kitchen. Everything on the menu is great. I Will never come to HH without eating at Dyes.

Thank maryannrhodes
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

I don't know if I just had a bad experience because there seem to be good reviews. But I truly did not enjoy the food. We were there in the off season so there was a very limited menu and what was offered did not sound good. Once the food arrived it was very bland and over priced. The atmosphere... More 

Thank Natalie823
Dumont, New Jersey
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153 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Dye's is a great place to visit if you want to try original Gullah cuisine. It's similar to southern/lowcountry food. ie. fried chicken, collard greens, grits etc. We called ahead, which is recommended, and made a reservation. Dye's only has seating for limited times. The restaurant is located inside a small mall on the highway. Hard to find, but I... More 

Thank Kathy Z
Kennesaw, United States
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We REALLY wanted to go to this restaurant. We heard about it from the hotel staff. We took a nap and were ready to go. Hard to find because it's inside of an Atrium -- we were looking for a store front. No one could tell us where it was. We called, but no answer. Finally found the place and... More 

2 Thank Sharnette M
Boston, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I went to Dye's with 4 people, myself included. I emailed the owner to make a reservation since it was highly recommended on their website. When we went in, the atmosphere was not very welcoming almost hostile. My boyfriend felt the need to leave. We decided to stay and the food was not great. We ordered the seafood hush puppies,... More 

1 Thank Yorky M
Monroe, Connecticut
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

The best fried chicken I have ever eaten. The collard greens were fabulous, and the cornbread was to die for. So good, it should be illegal. Dye is a wonderful woman and an extremely gifted chef. One should not miss this gem when visiting the island.

Thank Fcutt5
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Although a little more difficult to figure out when they are serving, we had a great meal. It is out of the ordinary with something for everyone. It is very casual and Dye served us our meal. We emailed for reservations and Dye answered promptly. Please check her website as she might be moving locations due to increase in overhead... More 

1 Thank Beth G
Knoxville, TN
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

No, it's not the warmest most inviting atmosphere on the front end. And you need to email to get a reservation. It's a small place. But once you're in, the comfort food is the best you'll find anywhere. The woman can flat out cook. We always leave here more satisfied than any other meal on our vacation. We cannot recall... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7605 West Main Street, Ridgeland, SC, Hilton Head, SC 29936
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: 843-645-0806

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