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Hinoki of Kurama

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37 New Orleans Rd, Orleans Plaza, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4747
+1 843-785-9800
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Macon, Georgia
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42 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I have eaten in some very high end sushi restaurants, but Hinoki tops them all. The sushi is so fresh and the chefs are so skilled. I'm planning a trip to HHI in January for the sole purpose of eating here every night.

Thank Lorident
Lexington, Kentucky
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

They don't perform. Food comes out in boxes. Seafood was good, rest was very bland, fried rice was fried, no veggies, tempura was soggy. Miso was excellent, salad dressing not good. Would not return.

Thank KimAlex40515
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I got takeout from hinoki for dinner since we have two little ones. The sushi was fresh and delicious! Highly recommend!

Thank Jennifer S
hilton head island
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90 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

hinoki is at the top of our list for favorite island restaurants. chi chi, kai, and gerardo rock at the sushi bar! the food is always excellent. as regulars, we appreciate the good service and recommend hinoki to others all the time. leave some room for the mango or strawberry mochi's. and, believe it or not, their creme brulee is... More 

Thank hipyogachic
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We had heard this was a great place for seafood, and since we also love Asian dishes, we stopped in for dinner. We thought the food was excellent, we had great service. I like the variety of seating, and that you do not have to sit around a table for a dinner presentation like at many asian restaurants. Our dishes... More 

Thank LFHHI16
Uniontown, Pennsylvania
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134 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We didn't have a reservation and we had a baby. Restaurant was half empty and we were still not seated. Skimpy portions and unfriendly atmosphere.

Thank pamsp1430
Uniontown, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

My family of 6+ baby stopped for dinner at 7:30 (my sister in law loves sushi). When we walked in and didn't have a reservation, the hostess relegated us to the waiting area and made us sit for 20 minutes, even though there were PLENTY of open tables. (While the baby got increasingly cranky.) Finally we got seated and got... More 

Thank Sara N
1 review
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I have visited twice this summer and will be back. Awesome sushi and awesome chef. If you sit at the bar you will not be disappointed or bored. Chichi made me heart shaped sushi and always has a smile!

Thank Mallory R
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Some of the best sushi I've ever eaten! Daughter had tempura that was great as well. We will keep this on our list of vacation restaurants while in HHI!

Thank RoBo2086
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82 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Food here is very authentic. Very well prepared and presented. Nice selection of cocktails. Only thing offputting was the Italian looking guy behind the counter prepping Sushi.

Thank Roger B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 New Orleans Rd, Orleans Plaza, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4747
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-785-9800

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