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Hudson's Seafood House on the Docks

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1 Hudson Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29926-5302
+1 843-681-2772
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Pomona, New York
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We tried Hudson's on there pier for happy hour. It is reasonable and they have a good choice of drinks. The real treat is the fish, small plates at happy our prices "the plates are not so small it turned out being an early diner" This was our first time there, will go back next year and have diner and... More 

Thank Buddy G
Hyderabad, India
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went for brunch....the weather gods were kind. The look cation was just brilliant, the service was attentive in spite of the restaurant being full. The food was good but not special. Great place if you want to spend a lazy 2 hours by the river.

Thank John A
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172 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Been a few years since I got back to Hudsons. It did not disappoint. Impressed a few first timers with the full bucket of oyster clusters. My choice and recommendation if you have never tried. The new deck is a great ad to what already is a great spot. The gumbo must be tried. I am headed back in May.

Thank MichiganTrevor
East Lansing, Michigan
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99 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We sat outside and watched the sun set. Nature was at its best, albeit a bit chilly, yet very beautiful. We loved the food and the drinks. The staff was super friendly and professional. The food and drinks were delicious! We had crab cakes, soup, and the Halibut of the Day. Every bite was excellent. This is a definite on... More 

Thank carlborch
Auburn, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wow what an amazing place to watch the sunset on Hilton Head. We had to wait a bit for a table and service at the bar, but the view and watching the sunset made it well worth it! We had a great server. We had questions about their wine list and she didn't mind at all getting the answer from... More 

Thank SlChek
Ithaca, New York
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Sat on the dock and ate a wonderful soft-shell crab sandwich. The key lime pie was the right color. I enjoyed all of it. Oldest seafood restaurant on the island and I can see why. Waitstaff was extremely eager to serve.

Thank Elsie O
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

ordered some aps that were good. then ordered dinner - the combo plate with scallops and fish had 4 , yes, 4 scallops and a HALF sized order of fries. piece of fish was ok. It was NOT enough for 23 bucks. Wayyyyy over priced and never go back.

Thank Mark L
Wichita, Kansas
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped at Hudson's on a Sunday afternoon for lunch, as it was too early for us to check into our hotel. The location was great, right off the parkway and before the tollway starts. We were seated quickly by a very friendly hostess. She took us to a great table on the deck overlooking the water. It was a... More 

Thank KansasByColorado
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was seriously some of the best Seafood i've EVER had! The new patio/ dock area on the water is amazing. You can see the boats they use and really tell how fresh everything is. Easily the best Crab Cakes!

Thank JMartin434
Atlanta, Georgia
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was mediocre at best. Place was busy and service was very good. Costly for portion and quality. I will say the peanut butter pie was good.

Thank Shane S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Hudson Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29926-5302
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-681-2772
Hudson's is Hilton Head Island's oldest and most famous restaurant with 44 years of casual dining experience and featuring fresh, local seafood and spectacular views of the Inter coastal Waterway.

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