Though we may be a little biased when we say nothing beats the flavors of Lowcountry cuisine, we understand that there’s also something to be said about enjoying the foods found in other cultures. So we’ve put together a guide to finding the best international cuisine right here on Hilton Head Island. No matter what your flavor palate may be, you’re sure to find it here in the Lowcountry.

China

E-Tang
Located on Hilton Head Island, E-Tang is known for its diverse menu of traditional flavors and dishes. Popular dishes include Fried Pork Egg Rolls, General Tso’s Chicken, Mongolian Beef, Mapo Tofu, and Pan-Fried Pork Dumplings, and they offer a free appetizer with a $40 purchase.

Thailand

Thai Smile Cuisine
Thai Smile offers authentic, flavorful Thai dishes they grew up eating. The goal behind their food and flavors is to get more people to know about Thai dishes and their stories from first-hand experience. The menu is a representation of their childhood memories and the flavor of home.

Japan

Hinoki
Celebrating their 23rd year here on the island, Hinoki has been serving locals and visitors world-class sushi, sashimi, and creative sushi rolls from their very popular Sushi Bar. They also offer various appetizers, shareable small plates, noodles, soups, dumplings, tempura, teriyaki, combination dinners of chicken, fresh seafood, filet mignon, assorted vegetables, house salad, and rice. The extensive menu also features lunch and dinner specials, bento boxes, vegetarian options, children’s meals, and delicious light desserts

Ireland

Reilley’s Grill & Bar
Reilley’s Grill & Bar on Hilton Head Island has been serving sizzling steaks, fresh seafood, and pub sandwiches since 1982. With a sophisticated warm ambiance, Reilley’s is reminiscent of a true Boston pub. It’s a great spot for cocktails, dinner specials, and even a Champagne Sunday Brunch. As a family-owned and operated business, Reilley’s is dedicated to providing top-quality food, drink, and service.

Brazil

Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse
At Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse, you’ll experience a one-of-a-kind “Churrascaria” dining experience. Indulge in a fresh salad bar boasting over 30 items and six hot Brazilian-flavored dishes. To top it off, their skilled Gauchos will carve a “parade” of 16 USDA Prime cuts of Beef, Lamb, Chicken, and Pork right at your table. Pair your meal with a wide selection of fine wines, cocktails, typical Brazilian mixed drinks, and a delightful array of desserts from their full bar.

Jamaica

Red Stripes
The owners, Ezron and Lakesha, have 40 years of experience in the food and beverage industry. Their restaurant, Red Stripes, offers mostly Jamaican cuisine with some Cuban and Gullah inspiration. On the menu, you’ll find delicious Jerk Chicken, curried dishes, Saltfish and Tomato Salad, Chicken and Waffles, Devil Crabs, and Sweet Potato Bread Pudding. They aim to create an “island feeling” for their customers with welcoming vibes and reggae tunes. Lakesha also crafts specialty cocktails for guests to enjoy.

Greece

It’s Greek to Me
It’s Greek To Me offers a timeless dining experience with traditional Greek cuisine and a diverse variety of contemporary Greek dishes. Their restaurants all feature a bright Greek island décor and a warm, family-friendly atmosphere. Their menu of Mediterranean cuisine is made with authentic, traditional ingredients and is designed to offer an option for everyone and their different dining preferences. With over 30 years in the industry, they continue to serve the same delicious dishes that were passed down through generations in their family. They make everything in-house daily, and everything served at their restaurant is prepared at each location.

 

While there’s certainly nothing wrong with BBQ, burgers, and pizza, sometimes you want something out of the ordinary for dinner. Take a trip around the world with some delectable international cuisine here in Hilton Head this summer. Any one of these amazing restaurants would love to have you!