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The Dunes House

14 Dune House Ln, Palmetto Dunes Resort, Hilton Head, SC 29928
+1 888-348-9300
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (53 reviews)
“shrimp wrap” (7 reviews)
“gyro” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 19:00All hours
Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
14 Dune House Ln, Palmetto Dunes Resort, Hilton Head, SC 29928
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great fish tacos, really cold beer and a great view of the Ocean, what's not to love. Friendly staff!!!

Thank SnickleFritz2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What more could you want from a beach bar? Tasty drinks, quick bites, and friendly staff! The banana boat is amazing!!! Didn't go a day on vacation without making a pit stop at the dunes house!

Thank Megan P
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

It only makes sense to come here if you're staying in Palmetto Dunes. Great food and you're ON THE BEACH! Would definitely recommend coming here only for lunch or drinks and apps, not the best place for a family dinner. To anyone that's very good...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This has become a very popular location for eating and having a drink while visiting the beach. It was very crowded during our visit. We didn't eat here this time, but we did have an adult beverage. Our Pina Coladas were very good, but were...More

Thank Barbara J
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Shoes and shirt optional, awesome drinks, quick service and excellent fish tacos make this a great spot. Whether you are walking down the beach or riding your bike, The Dunes House is worth the stop.

Thank wheretoadventure
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Great food, the trigger fish sandwich and fish tacos were awesome. Bar tenders were great, wait staff was great. Light margaritas were perfect for the beach. I highly recommend.

Thank danwick20
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We had drinks here a couple of times during our week in Hilton Head. It's a nice little bar area to escape the sun or the rain showers that came on quickly one of the days we were here. We ate dinner here one evening...More

Thank Hallfamilytravels
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Side from being on the beach… It really wasn't a little underwhelming. If you get a frozen drink go for the Tiger Paw. We had a party of 11 and that was the best one we tried. Peel and eat shrimp wasn't bad. All we...More

Thank 9kidsus
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The food is good and the staff is friendly. Location (and view) can't be beat! Only complaint is that the menu hasn't changed in I don't know how many years. But still going back - food was fine and location is too convenient to pass...More

Thank rkb1970
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Went to the Dunes House several times during the week that we stayed at Palmetto Dunes. A couple of times we walked up from the beach and just sat at the bar and had drinks. Friday night, we had burgers, etc while listening to the...More

Thank KBJack
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Questions & Answers
12 March 2016|
Response from Chris T |
The Dunes House will have live music every Monday and Friday from 5-8pm beginning March 27th.
Alexa W
17 March 2015|
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Response from PalmettoDunes | Property representative |
The Dunes House does have clean public restrooms, and a new outdoor shower facility is expected next month.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Dune House Ln, Palmetto Dunes Resort, Hilton Head, SC 29928
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 888-348-9300
  • E-mail
The Dunes House in Palmetto Dunes Resort is located just steps away from beach and offers casual dining for resort guests and property owners only. This laid-back beach bar and restaurant allows you to enjoy food, drinks and fun with spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. Open for lunch and dinner, The Dunes House features an entirely outdoor kitchen offering fresh grilled hamburgers, chicken sandwiches, wraps, the Hilton Head Island's best fish tacos, and other fabulous dishes. A wide range of beverages are also available, from beer and wine to sodas and signature frozen drinks. During peak season The Dunes House offers live entertainment. The Dunes House is an entirely outdoor restaurant and is open daily weather permitting. For private event closures, specials and events, please view The Dunes House Calendar on our website.
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