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A Lowcountry Backyard

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32 Palmetto Bay Rd, Suite 4A, Hilton Head, SC 29928-7300
+1 843-785-9273
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 12:00
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Mentor, Ohio, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Food was on point, service was great, and the atmosphere is cool. We visit HHI every year, and this has made its way to the top of our list of favorite places.

Thank Joel S
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94 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After finding the resturant we thoroughly enjoyed our lunch. We arrived slightly before noon and only had to wait a few minutes for inside seating, a longer wait for the garden. Crabcake sandwich very good, and the Grouper Reuben was also good according to another in the party.

Thank Dianne S
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The menu is loaded with amazing variations of favorite southern dishes...especially low country southern dishes. The restaurant itself has a wonderful southern charm, and the staff were great! The mac'n cheese is so, so good. I can personally recommend the fried green tomato BLT (add the pimento cheese...it is a nice addition). The banana pudding was a perfect end to... More 

Thank karibu372
Warren, Vermont
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This fab little restaurant is in a shopping center and may make you wonder if it will be OK as you trip between unruly parked cars and uneven walking paths. Don't hesitate. We have been taking guests here for a few years. The fried green tomatoes BLT gets my attention every time. Owned by a husband and wife team, they... More 

Thank Judy P
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This small restaurant is one of the best on the island. Friendly staff and great food. The fried green tomatoes are fantastic. The shrimp and grits are the best on the island, offering creamy grits and great flavor.

Thank jenniferlamb07
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the meatloaf sandwich and my friend had the fish tacos. The portions were large for lunch and quite good. Parking is a bit of a challenge in the little strip mall where this restaurant is located, but the shops surrounding it are cute and worth strolling around if you have the time.

Thank saritonin
Whitehall, Michigan
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A truly authentic Old South dining experience hidden off of Palmetto Bay Road, with outdoor garden-like seating in addition to indoor dining. Marvelous meatloaf, shrimp and grits, mac and cheese, collards, etc., etc. Founded by a couple who wanted to give diners the experience of good old South Carolina fare from yesteryear, often lost in the myriad of chains and... More 

Thank Jon B
Tilton, New Hampshire
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a gem of a restaurant, located just west of the Sea Pines traffic circle next door to The Red Fish Grill. Wonderful selection of entrees, great presentation and quality. A must if you visit Hilton Head Island.

Thank ChasM8
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband loves shrimp and grits and I love meatloaf. This place has the most incredible food and we are both happy.

Thank daw44230
Columbia, South Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything we (2 adults and 2 kids) ordered for brunch was delicious. The best part though was the outdoor seating, in a lovely garden-like setting with half a dozen fun games (like giant Jenga, a beer pong table, etc.) available for everyone to play. Delightful.

Thank MFR1401

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$23
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
09:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Palmetto Bay Rd, Suite 4A, Hilton Head, SC 29928-7300
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-785-9273
Authentic Lowcountry Style Cuisine prepared the way it used to be. All homemade, delicious Crab Cakes, Fried Green Tomato BLT's, Banana pudding, Seafood, Soups, Salads and sandwiches, just to name a few. Fresh desserts and cakes prepared daily. Dine inside, or outside in a classic, Lowcountry Backyard garden complete with porch swing and flickering lamps. Relax and share food, stories and advice with each other. Definitely, make yourself at home. Welcome!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?