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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
Today
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Glen Burnie, Maryland
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had the early bird special, grouper, 2 vegetables, bread, and you get a glass of wine with it....had several other specials before 6 pm but you have to sit at bar. Friends had french dip sandwiches, had to take doggie bag home, came with very good fries.

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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 6 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 

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Centerville, Ohio
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2,352 reviews
1,551 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3,720 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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 

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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.

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Creemore, Canada
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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 

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Flat Rock, North Carolina
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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.

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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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

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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 29 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?