Lowcountry Food Scene


Aunt Chilada’s East Street Cafe has served something for everyone since 1988. In addition to a broad range of “Tex-Mex” and American cuisine, Aunt Chilada’s also serves excellent seafood, crab and shrimp boils and sizzling fajitas. Enjoy salads, chili, tacos, burritos and quesadillas.

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Carolina Crab Company is a casual and fun family-owned restaurant nestled in Palmetto Bay Marina. This is one of the Island’s go-to spots for incredible seafood.

Their menu is extensive and features everything from crab cakes, sandwiches, salads and pasta to daily fresh oyster selections, fresh fish and Chef’s specials all prepared to high standards. If you are looking for the perfect Lowcountry meal, be sure to try one of their buckets & boils featuring fresh shrimp, crab, clams, and more.


A Hilton Head tradition for more than 30 years, The Crazy Crab provides spectacular waterfront dining experiences at locations at each end of Hilton Head Island.

Visit either location to enjoy genuine service and fresh seafood. Menus feature crab clusters, local oysters, seafood “your way,” king crab, fresh local shrimp and more.


The Old Oyster Factory was built on the site of an original oyster cannery. From 1925 until the 1990’s, 1700 acres of nearby creeks and wetlands were harvested and their yield brought to a one-story concrete building located directly under the restaurant. After canning, the oysters were shipped all over the Lowcountry bearing the appellation of the Broad Creek Oyster Factory.

Today, the Old Oyster Factory’s scenery and enticing menu options makes it one of Hilton Head Island’s gems. Enjoy panoramic marsh and water views, fresh seafood and sumptuous steaks and their award-winning wine list.


Chow Daddy’s is like an easygoing visit with a longtime friend who insists on cooking you beyond sensational, amped-up Southern food with bold flavors that inspire an audible “wow” with every bite.

Bold culinary-forward recipes made from scratch using fresh, high-quality ingredients and time honored cooking techniques create the ultimate power couple - Southern comfort meets unpretentious sophistication.


Truffles has been one of Hil ton Head’s most popular family-owned restaurants for over 33 years. Located in Sea Pines Center on the south end of the island, here you will find a diverse menu featuring incredible soups, salads and sand wiches. Truffles is especially known for their signature pot pie, steaks and seafood. Their extensive wine l ist and full bar offers complements to every d ish. Don’t skip the bread! The butter that comes with the bread will keep you coming back again and again.

Truffles offers the feel of an upscale d ining experience within a resort community – this is why so many locals and visitors enjoy Truffles. Truffles is often one of t he first places locals bring visitors to dine.

Red Fish specializes in cuisine where an eclectic blend of seafood, steaks, fresh local fruit and vegetables are combined to make delectable American, Caribbean and Lowcountry specialties.

A contemporary black-and-white décor ensures that the focus is directed on the food and thanks to its sound-absorbing paneling, Red Fish is a refreshingly quiet restaurant.


Jane Bistro & Bar is all about family and friends sharing time together and meals created from recipes passed from one to another. The family-owned business is named to honor the many generations of great cooks in the family and their shared passion for good food, family and friends.

In 2016, the owners of Wren Bistro in Beaufort opened Jane Bistro & Bar in Shelter Cove Towne Centre on Hilton Head Island and since then it has been the place where people come together to enjoy classic bistro fare with a modern twist. The restaurant is designed for relaxed, comfortable gatherings.