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The Smokehouse

34 Palmetto Bay Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3204
+1 843-842-4227
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pulled pork” (244 reviews)
“ribs” (489 reviews)
“smoked wings” (68 reviews)
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Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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34 Palmetto Bay Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3204
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We used to frequent the Smokehouse when they were a tiny place by Coligny. They moved to their present larger location on Palmetto Bay. We were a little disappointed after they moved there because it seemed that the service and quality went downhill a bit....More

Thank JimmyJetski
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

The Smokehouse is a Hilton Head favorite. Located near the main entrance to Sea Pines, this joint serves outstanding BBQ at very reasonable prices, especially for the island. My wife and I had brunch there today. The $5 homemade Bloody Mary's were better than the...More

3  Thank Joe D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food was delicious and the service was awesome. Good solid BBQ. You will not walk away hungry. Save room for the pecan pie, delectable.

Thank wildfine
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went there for dinner after driving in from Ct. been there 3 yrs ago. Food still great. Wings, pulled pork and flank steak salad delicious and reasonably priced. Definitely a winner. Outside has fireplace and TV. Service great.

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lunch at Smokehouse was a great decision! We all tried something different on the menu. The food was hot and well seasoned. The service was great. Ask for Audrey as your server - she was so helpful. We decided to get a gift card for...More

Thank Lana F
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Smokehouse is one of my favorite restaurants on Hilton Head Island. The staff is always pleasant and the food is outstanding! The only flaw was some other patron's screaming 2-yr-old--and the parents did nothing to control the child. Made for a slightly less than...More

Thank frogbond38
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Tonight was our first visit to the Smokehouse and it was Fantastic! We has the Texas brisket and the Baby Back Ribs. We had great service from Taylor and they were really busy for a Monday night. Since we visit every year we will make...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a thoroughly lovely evening. Fun cocktails and lovely smoky ribs. Just what we wanted. Good value and friendly service.

Thank sheilah85
Reviewed 6 days ago

On this, our second day on Hilton Head, we decided to have lunch at The Smokehouse. It proved to be a wise decision. The food, as always, was excellent. We shared a pulled pork platter with cole slaw and a loaded baked potato. Aksana, our...More

1  Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Dropped one of our favorite happy hour places. Always great way to start the evening 4 to 6 pm and on football nights all during the game. Drafts are $2.75 and 6 or so choices of appetizers from $3 to $6. Great new calamari, bratwurst,...More

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23 May 2017|
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Response from krenault1687 | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure if they have a separate room for a large private event, but I'm sure they could answer that with a quick phone call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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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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