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Hudson's Seafood House on the Docks

1 Hudson Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29926-5302
+1 843-681-2772
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (797 reviews)
“oysters” (461 reviews)
“mud pie” (54 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 Hudson Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29926-5302
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is now Skull Creek Dockside. Most awesome dock/View/outdoor eating & bar. Food just as good as Skull Creek Boathouse w/a different twist.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It has a good atmosphere but was not impressed with the food. At all. Their prices were a bit in the high side for the type of restaurant. You can view boats coming in and going out. Their servers were very friendly.

Thank LeeGod
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Hilton Head every year for 20 years from England. We have generally visited Hudson at least once and always enjoyed the experience. Sadly we must have caught them on a bad day this time! The first course was quite nice but before...More

Thank Trevor R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view says it all when dining at sunset at Hudson's. The food is very good and the staff was very accommodating to our special requests for picky eaters.

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

After over 10 years of living part time on the island it's difficult to believe we visited Hudson's for the time two weeks ago. This place is a storied hangout and seafood restaurant with the actual fishing boats there at their own docks. On what...More

Thank ontheroadie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Owners and all staff are rockstars. Fresh seafood and oysters! Hands down a local hangout! Has an amazing deck and outside bar too!

Thank Bryce E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky in that we managed to eat in the restaurant just the night before they closed for refurbishment in the new year, and would only have reopened after we leave the island. Fresh seafood dishes. There is also a seafood market next door.

Thank MichaelChew
Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent food, moderate prices & excellent service. When we go back we will eat there again. Hushpuppies are great & I had the fried oysters.

Thank moomoos2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful time at Hudson’s on 12/26/17. We travel to Hilton Head for Christmas every year and we request Julie as our server every time we visit. The food is great but her dedicated service makes the experience even better.

Thank CBSquare2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views are great. The Food is always fresh an good. However, they are missing the boat. The parking lot, building, tables and actually the people need some upgrading. I am probably not the only husband that had to convince his wife that this hole...More

Thank 133dougp
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Questions & Answers
5 May 2017|
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Response from Erin C | Property representative |
Hello, No we do not take reservations. Please let me know if you have additional questions. Thank you, Erin
Fred W
3 September 2016|
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Response from tennis15 | Property representative |
Yes. We have lots of non seafood choices. Menus are available on the website. Sorry..wouldn't let me post the direct link.
Bart R
30 July 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, 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
  • E-mail
Hudson's is Hilton Head Island's oldest and most famous restaurant with 50 years of casual dining experience and featuring fresh, local seafood and spectacular views of the Inter coastal Waterway.
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