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Hinoki of Kurama

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37 New Orleans Rd, Orleans Plaza, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4747
+1 843-785-9800
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking for the Hibachi place we went to in February while visiting Hilton Head that apparently no longer exists and with the help of GPS we ended up here. Just about the same food, just a different feel. Family of 5, seated right away. Fun experience for the kids to sit with their legs going into the floor... More 

Thank LuvDisneyMeow
Macon, Georgia
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41 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten in some very high end sushi restaurants, but Hinoki tops them all. The sushi is so fresh and the chefs are so skilled. I'm planning a trip to HHI in January for the sole purpose of eating here every night.

Thank Lorident
Lexington, Kentucky
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

They don't perform. Food comes out in boxes. Seafood was good, rest was very bland, fried rice was fried, no veggies, tempura was soggy. Miso was excellent, salad dressing not good. Would not return.

Thank KimAlex40515
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I got takeout from hinoki for dinner since we have two little ones. The sushi was fresh and delicious! Highly recommend!

Thank Jennifer S
hilton head island
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83 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

hinoki is at the top of our list for favorite island restaurants. chi chi, kai, and gerardo rock at the sushi bar! the food is always excellent. as regulars, we appreciate the good service and recommend hinoki to others all the time. leave some room for the mango or strawberry mochi's. and, believe it or not, their creme brulee is... More 

Thank hipyogachic
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We had heard this was a great place for seafood, and since we also love Asian dishes, we stopped in for dinner. We thought the food was excellent, we had great service. I like the variety of seating, and that you do not have to sit around a table for a dinner presentation like at many asian restaurants. Our dishes... More 

Thank LFHHI16
Uniontown, Pennsylvania
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127 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We didn't have a reservation and we had a baby. Restaurant was half empty and we were still not seated. Skimpy portions and unfriendly atmosphere.

Thank pamsp1430
Uniontown, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

My family of 6+ baby stopped for dinner at 7:30 (my sister in law loves sushi). When we walked in and didn't have a reservation, the hostess relegated us to the waiting area and made us sit for 20 minutes, even though there were PLENTY of open tables. (While the baby got increasingly cranky.) Finally we got seated and got... More 

Thank Sara N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I have visited twice this summer and will be back. Awesome sushi and awesome chef. If you sit at the bar you will not be disappointed or bored. Chichi made me heart shaped sushi and always has a smile!

Thank Mallory R
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Some of the best sushi I've ever eaten! Daughter had tempura that was great as well. We will keep this on our list of vacation restaurants while in HHI!

Thank RoBo2086

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 New Orleans Rd, Orleans Plaza, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4747
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-785-9800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?