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Cheap Eats???

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Cheap Eats???

Coming back to HH this weekend after several years, and this time I'm bringing 3 of my girlfriends for a relaxing weekend w/o the husbands and kids.

Since it's been quite awhile since I've been to HH, i need some advice for cheapish restaurants that have decent menus that can please all of us. There used to be a great hole-in-the-wall seafood place near the Holiday Inn beachfront, but I cannot remember the name or exact location. We'd love some reasonably-priced seafood places, as well as any other suggestions. Obviously we're not interested in romantic---just good food and drinks. Where do you locals like to eat?

Thanks for any help you can offer us. We'ree staying at the Marriott and are really looking forward to our visit!

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1. Re: Cheap Eats???

Others will chime in but I do suggest restaurant.com

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2. Re: Cheap Eats???

I checked restaurant.com, and the only places in HH are Little Venice, Alligator Grille, Aqua Grille, Bistro Mezaluna, The Studio, Island Bistro, and Main Street Cafe. are any of these places any good? Any recommendations? Thanks!

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3. Re: Cheap Eats???

You are probably remembering the Sea Shack which is still a popular, economic sea food destination.

Economic and also close by is the Mellow Mushroom in the strip center by the Sea Pines traffic circle.

We recently visited and our favorite spot was the Skull Creek Boathouse. Casual, excellent indoor and outdoor seating. Beautiful waterfront setting. Pricing is moderate, not cheap, but a great destination.

Captain Woody's is a good casual spot with reasonably priced seafood.

The restaurants on Skelco's list are good places, but not cheap.

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sounds like " a lowcountry Backyard" is inexpensive and good

the perfect match for me

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I would forget going to the Studio where prices are rather high. Little Venice tends to overcharge.

As a suggestion try San Miguels in Shelter Cove which has a nice atmosphere and live music.

SkullCreek Boart House now has a Reggie band on Thursday evenings. We were there last week and had a great time.

You may also want to head over to the Comedy Club in Pineland Station. We had a blast and it only cost $10 per person.

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6. Re: Cheap Eats???

This is probably too late for skelco11, but for others interested in great food for less money,Hugos in Wexford has an awesome early bird dinner menu which ranges from (I think) $14.99 to 19.99 and this includes sides.Actually, many of the restaurants do early bird, but I love Hugos Lobster Thermador (sp?).

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7. Re: Cheap Eats???

Sea Shack!!!!!!

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8. Re: Cheap Eats???

skullcreek boathouse is definitely worth a visit.

i love mexican food, and i was not impressed with san maguels, although they do provide a nice atmosphere. Fiesta Fresh is a great, quick place to go if you want to take a break from the beach for an hour to grab lunch!

definitely check out hugo's early dining menu. but also consider the early dining menu's of other "higher end" restaurants.

my personal favorite on the island was wise guys. i went there for my birthday with 4 other girls and it was great. good appetizers

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9. Re: Cheap Eats???

Skullcreek and The Black Marlin are good casual reasonable joints.

Skullcreek Boathouse @ 397 Squire Pope Rd., Hilton Head Island, SC 843 - 681 - 3663.


The Black Marlin Bayside Grill @ 86 Helmsman Way # 103, Hilton Head Isle, SC. 843 - 785 - 4950.


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10. Re: Cheap Eats???

I concur with Axle. We ate twice at SCB when we were there in May and both those restaurants are at the top of our list to visit when we return next spring.

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