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Gillan's Fresh Seafood and Oyster Bar - CLOSED

841 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3413
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good24%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
4 Mar 2014
“great seafood”
2 Feb 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
841 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3413
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Reviewed 4 March 2014

this place does amazing things for our local military we chose to eat here because we had to drop off some things for SAMS and we were very impressed with the atmosphere, food and service wished we could've come back at night they had an...More

Thank DeeDee J
Reviewed 2 February 2014

The oyster shooters are amazing at Gilian's with the freshest oysters that come in daily and they open them right in front of you with the spicy bloody mary type mix. It is the perfect drink to start off a day and an even better...More

Thank Shelliu
Reviewed 31 January 2014

Ok, I know this review is late - however, I'm just getting into leaving reviews for places. We are locals and were excited when this place was going in. So last summer we stop in for OYSTERS! We sit at the raw bar and order...More

3  Thank elk137
Reviewed 11 December 2013

Having seen the change over from a very acceptable Longhorn where you got what you paid for, this pretender is neither one thing or another. They made a few cosmetic changes to the original decor, and changed the menu We tried a few items for...More

Thank bjx25
Reviewed 18 October 2013

Dined here on Saturday night last week-end with my husband. I had a hamburger, mashed potatoes and vegetable medley. Quite possibly the best hamburger I've had anywhere. The sides were well above the average fare. They were nicely seasoned, not the bland type of thing...More

Thank Beachlovinglady
Reviewed 1 October 2013

We went here on a really hot afternoon for a drink, oysters, and shrimps. We also had a crab quesadilla. At .75 each you cannot beat the oyster price. I'm not an oyster eater but the shrimp were fresh and sweet. We also got a...More

Thank mrsh8b
Reviewed 14 September 2013

My wife and I had a most enjoyable dining experience. Food was good we had mussels Provencial, deviled crab, oyster Rockefeller, Maine lobster and 2 desserts. The white wine was crisp and tasty, the service was nice (one of the owners stopped by the table...More

Thank mattou
Reviewed 10 September 2013

We were a little concerned from some of the online reviews but asked a couple walking out how they liked it and they said it was great so we went on in. It is a casual environment, and the menu had more reasonable prices than...More

Thank Audioretinal
Reviewed 23 August 2013

I was less than impressed with the offerings at this restaurant. My husband and his cousin got oyster appetizers of Texas oysters which my husband said were fresh but not great. I got a nice wedge salad that was drowning in dressing. I don't think...More

Thank steph1
Reviewed 22 August 2013

Great service, friendly, scallops with lobster sauce to die for! Highly recommend!!! Interested in our feedback. We visited twice during our 1 week long visit. We look forward to going back in October and we'll tell our friends to visit. They also have a good...More

1  Thank Wanda T
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 841 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3413
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
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