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140A Lighthouse Rd, HarbourTown, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4368
+1 843-671-2779
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17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fine Dining and Solid. Over the years I have gone to CQ's on many different occasions. I have found that the food is always good and more times than good great. It is hard for a restaurant to keep something alive for so many years but CQ's has done it. If you are in the area treat yourself and enjoy... More 

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Thank John F. T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Matt was our bartender this evening, and he was able to replicate a specialty drink I'd had in another state, which was quite a feat! Every cocktail he made was delicious, served quickly, and he had excellent customer interaction. You'll be lucky to have him as a bartender. ♡

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Thank Ceciel S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bartender elevated our trip! Matt is friendly and knowledgeable. We liked every cocktail we ordered from the menu and even asked for a special request, which he made perfectly. Thank you so much!

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Thank Elayes1129
Hilton Head, South Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were having date night and selected CQ's as we have eaten there many times. The restaurant is rustic but charming. They had changed their menu and hadn't changed the website. My favorite appetizer had been removed from their selections. One dinner item on the menu was duck breast with leg and thigh confit. The sides were... More 

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Thank Beverly M
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was a gem. First time in Hilton Head Island and this restaurant was a nice surprise. Atmosphere was cozy but still romantic. The mussels were one of the best. I had the short ribs and my husband had the salmon. Both entrées were enjoyed with satisfaction! I would recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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Thank Cristina T
St.Louis, Mo
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I are deep into our second week of our HHI vacation and had dinner tonight at CQ's. We had the Three Course Tasting Menu: CQ's Chowder; Whole Grain Mustard salmon with roasted red potatoes, grape tomato sand carrots with a balsamic glaze; and Chef's Banana and Rum Bread Pudding. This dinner was by far the very best... More 

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Thank MOKAN29
Wakefield, Rhode Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

CQ's was quite good. Food was well prepared, nice variety. I had the short rib was well seasoned and tender. My wife had the shrimp and grits which were tasty. Atmosphere was very nice for a quiet romantic diner.

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Thank RITraveler401
south carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Hadn't been to CQs in awhile. Had dinner at the bar with Jen. She recommended the scallops. UNBELIEVABLE! Service and food was outstanding! Can't wait to come back!

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Thank salmonpatty
Binghamton, New York
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

A must try - recommend reservations. I would recommend the swordfish, pork chop and the prime filet if available; it was a special the night we went. Our server was just okay. Prices were reasonable and would go back again.

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Thank AliBaba2371
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite restaurant on HHI. Great atmosphere and delicious food to match. Highly recommend for a date night.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140A Lighthouse Rd, HarbourTown, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4368
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-671-2779

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