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The Smokehouse

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34 Palmetto Bay Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3204
+1 843-842-4227
11:30 - 22:00
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went there with a large group and getting the food took some time which I can understand; however, they amazingly brought it all out at once, no one waited for their food while others ate! I had the salmon salad and it was perfect. The salmon was done perfectly and very was hot. The salad included various good ingredients... More 

Thank 341Bezza
Hilton Head, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just wanted to give a shout out to Reid! He was a great bartender and super attentive! Thanks for a great experience!

Thank Susie H
Savannah, Georgia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Decided to try smokehouse on one of my day trips to HHI from Savannah and must say it was pretty good based on what I was expecting. The Mac and cheese is delicious as is the appetizer sliders. Wouldn't mind coming back!

Thank tillermankim
Bluffton, South Carolina
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67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stumbled upon this restaurant when we first moved to the Hilton Head Area. It has good food, a nice outdoor space and good service.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A party of 20 given a reservation at the desired time. First time for 18 folks in the group. Reservation request was handled wonderfully. Greeted and seated in quality style. All but one diner very much enjoyed there meal. An issue with one diner was resolved quickly with the diner being immediately satisfied. Everyone truly raved about good food and... More 

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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been to The Smokehouse on several occasions and have found the food to be inconsistent. We usually order the cheese fries and chicken and ribs. Sometimes it was exactly what we wanted, other times it was overcooked and dry. The servers are not overly friendly and the bartenders seem to have their regulars and take a long time... More 

Thank mullknapc
Camano Island, Wa
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered a french dip sandwich with no onions. I received a french dip sandwich with lots of onions. The dip was so salty, it was inedible. I could only eat a small amount of the sandwich. My wife had the Reuben sandwich. It was very greasy and virtually inedible as well. My son had the pulled pork sandwich, and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

"Lean steak" was scrappy,waitress agreed,expected some credit on bill,NOTHING! Brisket dry,pork great

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Smokehouse is a great place to eat lunch or dinner with a fabulous atmosphere, friendly staff, and YUMMY food!!! It's a place you must visit if you are a guest on HHI or a resident of the island like me!!!

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and service were excellent. BBQ ribs are the best! Very good beer selection. A bit pricey ... $14 for 8 ribs.

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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$8 - US$26
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Palmetto Bay Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3204
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-842-4227
The Smokehouse has been Hilton Head's celebrated home of wood-fired BBQ since 1999. Their baby-back ribs, pulled pork BBQ, wings and chili have amassed countless first place awards over the years. Other specialties from the BBQ pit include texas-style beef brisket, honey glazed smoked chicken, and turkey. The Smokehouse has a menu filled with many delicious items. Come try the fresh hand cut steaks, juicy burgers, sensational salads, and a wide selection Southern side dishes. Smokehouse on Palmetto Bay Road offers it fine food and friendly service in their spacious dinning room, and outdoor deck complete with fireplace. Enjoy one of their 14 ice cold drafts or cocktail while watching your favorite sporting event in their warm and inviting bar.

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