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28 Shelter Cove Ln, suite 120 Shelter Cove, Hilton Head, SC 29928-2007
+1 843-342-5420
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 19:00
Closed now
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Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 16:00
Tue 07:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 07:00 - 19:00
Fri 07:00 - 22:00
Sat - Mon 07:00 - 19:00
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Archbald, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Had a midweek lunch at this restaurant and was overwhelmed by the sandwich size. Rich ingredients, oversized and could easily satisfy two normal appetites. The quality is there also. Service was a bit slow with only one server caring for a portion of the counter clients as well as inside and outdoor tables.

Thank Phil S
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Portions are very generous, and the sandwich we shared was excellent, as was the homemade blueberry muffin,.

Thank Susan V
Indianapolis, Indiana
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our last stop before leaving Hilton Head, and I was sad we didn't get the chance to return. We ordered a quiche and crepe dish to split, and both were great.

Thank Amber R
Yarmouth, Maine
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153 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Met a friend for brunch here and sat at an outside table. My Provençal crepes were just perfect. My friend had a golden omelette with French bread. The coffee is dark French roast served in a nicely sized mug that they keep refilling. Also a lovely assortment of pricey pastries available.

Thank MainePeg
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Need to fullfil your sweet tooth for breakfast or a mid morning pastry, look no further, this place is ausome

Thank MB_Hawkins
Centerville, Ohio
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2,482 reviews
1,621 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3,790 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

´Tis a grand day. The visited The French Bakery at both locations for years on our Hilton Head Island holidays, and we visit at an appropriate time. We enjoy a bowl of Moroccan Lamb soup, and this soup is excellent. The fare is appropriate for the tariff.

3 Thank SavantIII_11
New Kensington, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We returned to the French Bakery once again this year & weren't disappointed!!! Soooo many delicious choices for breakfast! We enjoyed their bread choices for the French toast. The service was excellent & our waitress was friendly! We look forward to our trip there again on our next visit to HHI.

2 Thank senoraem
Chardon, Ohio
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I saw that the French Bakery had Croque Monsieur on the menu, I knew I needed to go there for lunch. I was not disappointed. My favorite sandwich arrived, looking delectable and dripping with melted cheese. It tasted as good as it looked! They also have another of my favorite sandwiches, the Monte Cristo. I'll try that next time.... More 

1 Thank Ruth M
South Amboy, New Jersey
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239 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While in Hilton head last week. We found this hidden gem in Shelter cove. The French bakery is a quaint gourmet cafe and bakery. My husband had their lemon infused/with fresh blueberries French Toast. and for myself the quiche Riveria with a simple arugula salad on the side with the most amazing red wine vinaigrette . Our waitress Keri was... More 

Thank Dianna M
Fairfax, Virginia
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201 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu is definitely interesting, and the dishes well prepared. From that perspective, it was a good experience. However, we decided to be seated outside (near the parking lot of course - when will these places learn to create attractive outdoor space?). Our table was near the door, and the door was broken. It slammed loudly every time. We moved... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Shelter Cove Ln, suite 120 Shelter Cove, Hilton Head, SC 29928-2007
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-342-5420
A cozy seating area, reminiscent of European cafés. Please stop by and enjoy our fine food, ambiance and soothing music! Our goal is to provide a taste of the finest things Provencal life can bring to the island through our French menu items, baked goods and table linens. We are committed to continuing our positive relationship with both local residents and visitors to the island and we encourage our customers to let us know how we are doing.

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