The 9 Best Dog Friendly Restaurants on Hilton Head Island

The 9 Best Dog Friendly Restaurants on Hilton Head Island

The 9 Best Dog Friendly Restaurants on Hilton Head

Memorable meals always include good food, good conversation, and good company. If you are a local dining out or a visitor vacationing with your pet, it’s important to make sure they can be included in the fun. So we rounded up a list of the best restaurants Hilton Head has to offer that allow your dog to dine with you. After all, our pets are part of the family.

Eating with your dog is a great way to spend quality time, but it’s something that many people do not know how to do. This is because some restaurants will not allow dogs inside of them, which can be disappointing for those who want to share their meal with their four-legged friend. Here are some of the best places on Hilton Head Island where you can go out and dine with your canine companion!

This is not a ranked list, but all these spots are highly recommended and are the best on Hilton Head.

Skull Creek Boathouse

Popular Hilton Head restaurant and bar that is very dog friendly. Open daily for lunch and dinner and serves a popular weekend brunch. Local seafood, sushi, burgers and more. Dogs are welcome on a sprawling outdoor patio which overlooks the docks and beautiful Skull Creek.

Plenty of shade, fans, and bowls of cold water to make your dog comfortable.

Skull Creek Boathouse
397 Squire Pope Road
(843) 681-3663
https://www.skullcreekboathouse.com

The Black Marlin Bayside Grill

Offering the Island’s largest selection of fresh-caught fish, seafood, and hand-cut steaks in a relaxing Key West atmosphere. Located dockside at Palmetto Bay Marina. Don’t miss the Sushi Nachos at the Hurricane Bar.

Some tables open with umbrellas, some under cover with fans, ceiling heaters depending on the weather. Staff are very considerate to dogs and provide water.

The Black Marlin Bayside Grill
86 Helmsman Way
Hilton Head, SC 4950
https://www.blackmarlinhhi.com

One Hot Mama’s American Grill

Serving succulent mouthwatering barbecue. Dig into brisket, pulled pork, chicken and ribs, plus burgers, sandwiches, and tacos.

Most of the outdoor area is shaded to keep your dog cool and comfortable.

One Hot Mama’s American Grill
1 Greenwood Drive #7A
Hilton Head, SC 29928
(843) 682-6262
https://onehotmamas.com

Nectar Farm Kitchen

Nectar is a farm-to-table restaurant where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table on the patio for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The distinguished chefs prepare every dish with ingredients made and produced in the lowcountry and the South. You can taste the difference in their house made dressing, sauces, soups, and desserts.

A welcoming staff will do everything for you and your dog so as to have a first rate experience.

Nectar Farm Kitchen
35-A Office Park Road
Hilton Head, SC 29928
(843) 682-2337
https://nectarfarmkitchen.com

Charbar Co.

Known for award winning burgers, sushi, and a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.

A great setting to dine with your dog. Beautiful pet-friendly patio, firepit, and nice grassy area.

Charbar Co.
33 Office Park Road #213
Hilton Head, SC 29928
(843) 785-2427
https://www.charbarhhi.com

Holy Tequila

Festive, cantina-style restaurant serving traditional Mexican fare with a modern flair.

Very pet friendly. Besides water, every canine visitor receives a treat from Tail Wiggles, the pet supply store in Wexford Village which makes splendid treats and cookies for pets.

Holy Tequila
33 Office Park Road
Hilton Head, SC 29928
(843) 681-8226
https://holytequila.com

WiseGuys

Experience stylish ambiance and innovative cuisine in a sleek modern lounge and restaurant. Hand cut steaks, spit-roasted meats, pizzettas, and much much more.

Relaxing pet-friendly area outside with attentive staff.

Wise Guys
1513 Main Street
Hilton Head, SC
(843) 842-8866
https://www.wiseguyshhi.com

Skull Creek Dockside

Sister restaurant to Skull Creek Boathouse, this old-style river house has sweeping waterfront views of Skull Creek. Serving the freshest of seafood, barbecue, and many more items. Covered patio dining area is a plus for your dog. Family recreation area between Dockside and Boathouse and of course the massive outdoor bar, the Shark Bar, all go to make these restaurants both pet- and family-friendly.

Wonderful spot for your dog as you will never be cramped.

Skull Creek Dockside
2 Hudson Road
Hilton Head, SC 29926
(843) 785-3625
https://docksidehhi.com

Frankie Bones

Sophisticated, urban restaurant offering classic steak, seafood, and pasta specialties. Signature martinis are a must try. Dogs are welcome (must be on a leash) and there is a covered patio area providing shade.

Frankie Bones
1301 Main Street
Hilton Head, SC 29926
(843) 682-4455
https://frankiebones.com

When dining out on Hilton Head you never have to leave your furry friend behind. Take your dog out to dinner today!