When you come to the Lowcountry, you expect certain things—mouthwatering seafood is one of them. Although Hilton Head is famous for oysters, you can also come down to find shrimp and grits, great crab, and all kinds of delicious fish. You’ll find a number of acclaimed restaurants on the island serving up fresh fish.

Poseidon Coastal Cuisine

Rated for having the best lobster roll, you will also find unbelievable sushi options at this beautiful destination, as well as a very good kids menu. Poseidon is also known for professional service and will surely not disappoint your family.

The Skull Creek Boathouse

If you are looking for the best seafood chowder on the island, reviewers recommend this little nook. Also featured – a breath-taking view while you eat!

Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks

You’ll get a unique experience dining right on the water, where you’ll get nothing but the freshest seafood. Raving reviews are found on Hudson’s shrimp, as well as their crab cakes.

Bluffton Family Seafood House

If you happen to find yourself out by Bluffton, never fear! You can still find fresh seafood if you are looking for it at Bluffton Family Seafood House. Oysters are the specialty here, but don’t forget the shrimp and calamari!

The Salty Dog Café

The menu item you don’t want to miss when you come to the Salty Dog is shrimp—anything shrimp! But you won’t go wrong with crab cakes or crab soup either. Or surprise yourself with the catch of the day. Reviewers promise you won’t be disappointed.


No matter what time of day, you are assured of finding a delicious seafood meal in Hilton Head. Fresh fish is guaranteed when you are dining on the island, so bring your appetite!