Dining options that represent the rich culinary heritage of the Carolina coast abound on Hilton Head Island, home to The Bayshore on Hilton Head Island, a brand new and luxurious senior living community on the Hilton Head waterfront. Although there are many elegant dining options available to residents on the campus of The Bayshore on Hilton Head Island, there are also more than 250 restaurants, bakeries, gourmet food shops and farmers’ markets in the area. Each offers its own twist on southern coastal cuisine, so residents that enjoy the finer things in life are sure to find an option that suits their taste.
A social breakfast outing is a lovely way residents meet the day on Hilton Head Island. The Harbor Town Bakery & Café exudes old world charm and its location next to Hilton Head’s iconic lighthouse adds to its appeal. An extensive pastry selection baked fresh daily, prepared picnic lunches and delicious teas and coffees keep locals and visitors coming back year after year. The Palmetto Bay Sunrise Café, best known for its Benedicts, offers a casual spot for breakfast with indoor and outdoor seating.
Lunch at the Lagerhead Tavern is a must after a round of golf at Oyster Reef Golf Club on Hilton Head Plantation. Considered a hidden gem by many, the friendly and lively atmosphere embodies the Hilton Head Island spirit. Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks is another local favorite that has been an island tradition since 1967. It boasts extraordinary views of Port Royal Sound and employs the largest fishing fleet on Hilton Head Island, ensuring only the freshest and finest catches are served to dining patrons.
The charming A Lowcountry Backyard Restaurant is recognized as serving the best shrimp and grits on the island and the top 10 in the state of South Carolina. Its lowcountry boils, oyster roasts and casual atmosphere will take diners back to a simpler time as they enjoy live music and games for all ages on the charming courtyard. Skull Creek Boathouse Executive Chef, Brad Blake, was featured on The Food Network’s Beach Eats, and his restaurant doesn’t disappoint as a crowd pleaser on the island. Live music, fantastic sunset views and informal island flair make it the perfect choice for a fun and memorable dining experience.
As one would expect, the sunset views are unforgettable at Hilton Head’s Sunset Grille. Located in Hilton Head Harbor Marina and overlooking the Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge, dolphin sightings are common from the wall of windows in this cozy waterfront restaurant. A well-balanced wine list, award-winning Bloody Marys, homemade desserts and gourmet seafood specials make the Sunset Grille a sought after special occasion destination.
WiseGuys restaurant offers fine dining and a more casual lounge option, as well as an early dining menu for $18 that includes soup or salad and a choice of 15 different entrée options. Expect a sophisticated, urban feel and the knowledgeable and accommodating staff to set the stage for a memorable evening. Best known for its steaks and extensive wine collection of over 200 bottles, WiseGuys delivers a fine dining experience. Also featuring an early dining menu is the Old Fort Pub. Soup or salad, entrée and dessert for $30 in a converted, quaint old southern home, this unique spot bestows the consummate lowcountry experience. Adjacent to the remnants of Ft. Mitchell, an artillery battery overlooking Skull Creek, a variety and depth to the menu keep Old Fort Pub busy, and the she-crab soup and basil martinis in constant demand. Lowcountry history abounds at this quaint seaside locale.
Locals and visitors alike pursue fine dining on Hilton Head year round and The Bayshore Hilton Head Island provides the perfect location for community residents to explore all that this charming coastal town has to offer. Whether it’s a picnic, a lowcountry boil or elegant fare, the island has everything and Bayshore Hilton Head Island residents have it all right at their fingertips. For more information on how to experience The Bayshore on Hilton Head Island, a community that is revolutionizing coastal senior living in South Carolina, visit www.BayshoreHiltonHead.com or call (843) 683-0123. For more information about Hilton Head Island, visit https://www.hiltonheadisland.org/.