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Harold's Diner

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641 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3551
+1 843-842-9292
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Greenville, South Carolina
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56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been eating at Harold's for years when visiting Hilton Head. It's nothing fancy and that's what I like about it. The owner has an attitude and hands out barbs to customers. It's funny when he catches someone clueless and they get all worked up. The food is decent and great value. Definitely a great spot to visit for some... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Good old fashion diner breakfast and not to miss burgers and fries. One place that is a must stop for breakfast and lunch when visiting Hilton Head.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Don't be put off by the unpretentious exterior. It is old island. You fill out your own menu. Sit at a counter. They fix your breakfast/lunch on a grill. It is quick and cheap. Surprisingly the food is good. Not a place for young kids. No bathroom amenities.

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Port Orange, Florida
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63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Neat find, cozy and delicious. Counter eating with a few two seaters. You grab the menu as you walk In, fill it out hand it to the cook and watch them cook your food... very

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Arlington, Virginia
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327 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Food is fair, but quick and cheap; however, if you have thin skin, don't eat here, as you may get publicly insulted for some perceived violation of "diner etiquette" like not putting your name on your menu! It's all in good fun and as long as you're not looking for gourmet food, it's a quick breakfast or lunch with some... More 

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Lyons, Kansas
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This is a high review because of the price, the speed, and the food. The problem? The bathroom: no soap or towels. I know towels can be resupplied (I did), but soap? What about the food handlers.

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Thank KUDAD
Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is a small diner that is very informal, but provides decent food in a very informal and lively atmosphere. Food choices are a la carte, and my wife and I were able to get a decent breakfast there for under $5 each, which can be a challenge on HHI. We will be back.

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Thank David B
Cincinnati, Ohio
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We went for lunch & they served one of the best burgers I have ever eaten. They were large & a good value for what you get. The onion rings were also very good. It is a very small diner with most of the seats at a counter facing the grill. Serve was very fast and they were friendly. I... More 

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Walled Lake, Michigan
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70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Harold's was recommended to us by several people. From the moment I sat down, I wished we had gone elsewhere. It's very small. I think there were 2 or 3 tables for 2 people and the rest was breakfast bar seating. You got your menu at the door, filled it out and one of the 3 people working there grabbed... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Best burger on the island, the fries and onion rings were amazing. Very good service with a side of sarcasm. It's a friendly sarcasm that makes everybody laugh together. Good value for what you get and I would highly recommend this place. Cash only but so worth it. Our new favorite. They also have a really great breakfast menu, next... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 641 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3551
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-842-9292

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