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The Smokehouse

34 Palmetto Bay Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3204
+1 843-842-4227
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (244 reviews)
“ribs” (489 reviews)
“smoked wings” (68 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 Palmetto Bay Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3204
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Reviewed yesterday

The Smokehouse is one of my favorite restaurants on Hilton Head Island. The staff is always pleasant and the food is outstanding! The only flaw was some other patron's screaming 2-yr-old--and the parents did nothing to control the child. Made for a slightly less than...More

Thank frogbond38
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

The Smokehouse is a Hilton Head favorite. Located near the main entrance to Sea Pines, this joint serves outstanding BBQ at very reasonable prices, especially for the island. My wife and I had brunch there today. The $5 homemade Bloody Mary's were better than the...More

3  Thank Joe D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tonight was our first visit to the Smokehouse and it was Fantastic! We has the Texas brisket and the Baby Back Ribs. We had great service from Taylor and they were really busy for a Monday night. Since we visit every year we will make...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a thoroughly lovely evening. Fun cocktails and lovely smoky ribs. Just what we wanted. Good value and friendly service.

Thank sheilah85
Reviewed 2 days ago

On this, our second day on Hilton Head, we decided to have lunch at The Smokehouse. It proved to be a wise decision. The food, as always, was excellent. We shared a pulled pork platter with cole slaw and a loaded baked potato. Aksana, our...More

1  Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dropped one of our favorite happy hour places. Always great way to start the evening 4 to 6 pm and on football nights all during the game. Drafts are $2.75 and 6 or so choices of appetizers from $3 to $6. Great new calamari, bratwurst,...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Chicken and ribs very good, 9 Oz sirloin tasty but not tender. Service and location very good. Easy to locate.

Thank George D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We are referred here by another traveler and had a great experience! The smoked brisket and pork were great! The chicken was like at a barbecue! Service was efficient and very engaged! The outdoor seating was very relaxed. We have everything good to say about...More

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our waitress was very poor. Took order quickly. Never checked back after food was delivered (by another server). Drinks not refilled. Had to wait on check. Then had to wait for waitress to return With credit card. Food not hot. Choice of three BBQ sauces...More

1  Thank HeidiPa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped to eat here after kayaking on the recommendation of a local. We were really pleased with the food and the pricing was good. Had a wonderful salad with unsweetened tea to drink, and my friend had the prime rib sandwich and fries. Food was...More

Thank ytigger
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Questions & Answers
23 May 2017|
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Response from krenault1687 | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure if they have a separate room for a large private event, but I'm sure they could answer that with a quick phone call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Palmetto Bay Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3204
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-842-4227
  • E-mail
The Smokehouse has been Hilton Head's celebrated home of wood-fired BBQ since 1999. Their baby-back ribs, pulled pork BBQ, wings and chili have amassed countless first place awards over the years. Other specialties from the BBQ pit include texas-style beef brisket, honey glazed smoked chicken, and turkey. The Smokehouse has a menu filled with many delicious items. Come try the fresh hand cut steaks, juicy burgers, sensational salads, and a wide selection Southern side dishes. Smokehouse on Palmetto Bay Road offers it fine food and friendly service in their spacious dinning room, and outdoor deck complete with fireplace. Enjoy one of their 14 ice cold drafts or cocktail while watching your favorite sporting event in their warm and inviting bar.
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