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Ombra Cucina Rustica

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The Village at Wexford, Ste G-2, Hilton Head, SC 29928
+1 843-842-5505
16:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Aiken, South Carolina
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Decided on Italian and this restaurant was as close to Italy as it comes! It looked like a small restaurant, but it had quite a few tables in a cozy setting. Our meals were delicious and prepared to our individual needs. The waiter was very attentive and the time between salad and dinner was just right. We didn't feel rushed... More 

Thank BilieSue
Centerville, Ohio
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2,317 reviews
1,527 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3,674 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ombra Cucina Rustica is one of our very favorite Hilton Head Island restaurants. The chef makes all of the difference. Ambience: Such as a fine restaurant in Italy Service: Ned is a pro, and he recommended exactly that which I had previously decided. Dinner: Excellent. Gold and red beets Sea Bass, potatoes, and spinash Fruit delight and a Chardonnay! The... More 

Thank SavantIII_11
Aiken, South Carolina
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217 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ombra was recommended by a friend and we decided to go the Wed before Thanksgiving. The restaurant is quite lovely and charming and as others have commented, the staff are excellent. Adam made the evening fun. He was very personable and of great help.We started with an appetizer of scallops that were as good as any we have had anywhere.... More 

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Creemore, Canada
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We usually eat here at least twice per visit to Hilton Head. We have lucked out with the same waiter, Alex each time. Great choice of Italian dishes. Lovely bar to sit at , also to eat at, where the bartender knew the menu back to front, including the specials. Oddly enough ordered the identical dishes a year apart, before... More 

Thank abbiegee
Sumter, South Carolina, United States
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food at Ombra can not be missed. Pasta dishes that taste fabulous, wait staff that is attentive, but let's you enjoy your time at the restaurant and an atmosphere is that is good for families along with being good for a dinner for 2. The restaurant can be a little noisy when it is busy, so if you are... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We heard that a new restaurant had opened by the former chef at Michael Anthony's and wondered if it would be a good as the first one. in 3 words...Yes, delicious & gorgeous. Better than that...they are open on Sunday...which is hard to find in HHI.

Thank pickatripagain
Saddle River NJ
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329 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In november it was not busy and we had the early bird which was great value for the quality of the food we had.make a reservation if you can. but probably would not take for two.started with a great tomato salad, and found out that the tomato man comes to this restaurant, paired with great oil and balsamic was a... More 

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Granbury, Texas
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very fine dining. White Table cloth. Can be casual in your dress. Server was very knowledgeable on menu and wines. Expensive. We were seated right away without reservations.

Hilton Head, South Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic meal, excellent chef, great ambience. Ask for Ned. The halibut was amazing, gnocchi, mussels, penne boungustaio and ravioli were all outstanding. Leave room for dessert. The tiramisu and chocolate soufflé cake we're so good. Suggest you plan on sharing plates or go there every night for a few weeks!

1 Thank buco744
Savannah, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are from Chicago and have been in Savannah for 3 years. This is the BEST Italian place in the area!! Loved the food, atmosphere and especially our waiter, Ned!!

Thank cbucalo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Village at Wexford, Ste G-2, Hilton Head, SC 29928
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-842-5505
OMBRA Cucina Rustica, located in the beautiful Village at Wexford on the south end of Hilton Head Island. Come and enjoy Classic Regional Italian cuisine created by Chef Michael Cirafesi voted Best Chef Hilton Head 2013 and 2014. OMBRA features an extensive wine list including Italian Benchmark wines. Stop by to relax at our bar and lounge with a spectacular selection of Italian specialty cocktails, apertifs, and digestivos.

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