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“What a view!!!”
Review of Sunset Grille

Sunset Grille
Ranked #58 of 369 Restaurants in Hilton Head
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: As Linda and her culinary team work their magic creating soups, daily specials and awesome desserts, Hugh and his well trained wait staff cater to the needs of the guest. To accompany the delicious meals offered at Sunset Grille, Hugh has put together an extensive wine list that is well rounded and well priced. If wine is not your drink of choice you can choose from a large selection of spirits or craft beers. Sunset Grille is a casual fine dining restaurant established in 1996 by Linda and Hugh Lockman. Whether you are dining at lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch you will not be disappointed. Sunset Grille has been consistently recognized as one of Hilton Head Islands best kept secrets and was voted by Garden & Gun magazine to have one of the BEST Bloody Mary's in the south. With virtually no advertising it has remained one of the most popular dining destinations on the Island. Along with the fantastic food, great beverage list and attentive service Sunset Grille offers one of the best sunset and water views on Hilton Head Island. Located at the Hilton Head Harbor Marina on the Intracoastal Waterway and overlooking Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge, it is a view not to be missed!
Palm City, Florida
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237 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
“What a view!!!”
Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

We are staying in the c/g & decided to give this restaurant a chance, soooo glad we did. First of all the owner itself called to confirm our reservation. Second, the hostess was extremely friendly. Third, the views are amazing. Fourth, the food was over the top. The wine list is impressive. The food is so good. We had the short rib appetizer. The cajun chicken entree was delicious. Overall, this resturant SHOULDN'T BE OVERLOOKED. PS: reservations are a most!!!

Visited October 2013
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Maggie Valley, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic!!”
Reviewed 8 June 2014

This small intimate restaurant in a marina on the north end of Hilton Head Island came highly recommended to us by a local. They do very little advertising, and while we had enjoyed several of the larger restaurants on the Island during our stay, we were happy to find The Sunset Grille! We sat up at the bar as we did not have a reservation and they were full. The bartender was very personable and told us in detail about the food specials for the evening and gave us recommendations about his favorites. He took the time to tell us about the excellent selection of wines that they offered, as well as mixing some special martini's for us.

My wife had the scallops topped with bacon jam on a bed of corn and green bean succotash and rice and a 2011 Four Vines Santa Barbara Chardonnay and I took his recommendation to have a special slow-cooked pork shank that he felt was the best item on the menu along with a 2012 Rob Mondavi Spellbound Cabernet. Both meals were excellent, and the wines went beautifully with our meals. When he served the main course, he brought me a steak knife, but said he doubted if I would need it. He was so right. The pork shank was so tender it just fell apart as you put the fork into it. The pork shank was on top of mashed potatoes and under the potatoes were fresh vegetables that were perfectly cooked to have “crunch” to them. It was all just fantastic!

No room for dessert, but we were offered about six different luscious-sounding items that were homemade there at the restaurant. The Sunset Grille is truly a special restaurant; we loved it and would highly recommend it to all.

  • Visited June 2014
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Daytona Beach, Florida
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Out of this world!”
Reviewed 5 June 2014

Wonderful sunset accompanied by an amazing meal. It was paradise. Had the crab cakes, they have horseradish in them. Added a nice punch

  • Visited May 2014
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Colorado
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Local favorite that makes visitors welcome”
Reviewed 4 June 2014 via mobile

Wonderful breakfast. Worth the wait. Staff is wonderful pancakes and Benedict's are awesome. Bloody Mary's are great too

Visited May 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Its not a secret on Saturday!”
Reviewed 2 June 2014

This is a great place for Breakfast. Just get there early it fills up quickly and many people like to talk for a while on the pleasant porch before starting their day. The staff is friendly and quick. The food is excellent. try it its great.

  • Visited May 2014
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