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Family-Friendly Restaurants in Hilton Head

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Pizza Hilton Head
Guiseppi's Pizza and Pasta is a great place for families!

When it comes to feeding the family on vacation, Hilton Head Island is home to many fun and unique dining establishments. From New York style pizza to a classic cheeseburger, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

Giuseppi's Pizza & Pasta

What it's known for: Located right near the Shelter Cove Community Park playground, Giuseppi's Pizza & Pasta is a family-friendly restaurant that brings a taste of Pittsburgh style pizza to the island.

Style: Family-friendly, pizza, lunch, dinner

Address: 50 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island

Phone: 843.785.4144

The Crazy Crab

What it's known for: Overlooking Jarvis Creek, The Crazy Crab is one of Hilton Head's most beautiful waterfront dining experiences. With fresh seafood, an on-site playground, and the area's largest saltwater aquarium (the kids will love spotting Nemo in the mix!),  it's no wonder The Crazy Crab has been a local favorite for more than 30 years.

Style: Family-friendly, seafood, waterfront, lunch, dinner

Address: 104 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island

Phone: 843.681.5021

Family restaurant hilton head
Harbourside Burgers and Brews is a family-friendly staple in Harbortown.

Harbourside Burgers & Brews

What it's known for: Enjoy a casual outdoor dining experience at Harbourside Burgers & Brews at the Sea Pines Resort. Known for its extensive drink menu and delicious entrées, Harbourside Burgers & Brews is a great place to grab a bite with the family.

Style: Family-friendly, casual, lunch, dinner

Address: 147 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island

Phone: 843.842.1444

The Salty Dog Café

What it's known for: Located at the South Beach Marina Village in Sea Pines, The Salty Dog Café is a favorite among locals and visitors. From a variety of delicious menu items to fun kid-themed events, there's something exciting for everyone in the family.

Style: Family-friendly, waterfront, seafood, lunch, dinner

Address: 232 S. Sea Pines Drive, Hilton Head Island

Phone: 843.671.2233

Fried chicken, sweet potatoes, greens
Annie O's specializes in Southern-inspired meals made with all-natural ingredients.

Annie O's Kitchen

What it's known for:  Southern-style dishes made from all-natural ingredients can be enjoyed for lunch and dinner with kids' meals crafted to delight the pickiest eater. On Saturdays, travel-weary parents can choose the check-in special - a carryout family-style meal option to be enjoyed in the comfort of your vacation home-away-from-home. Think fried chicken with all the fixings, homemade biscuits, meatloaf, chicken and dumplings and more. 

Style: Family-friendly, Southern-inspired, meat and vegetables

Address: 11 Target Road, Hilton Head Island

Phone: 843.341.2664

Hilton Head Ice Cream

What it's known for: Hilton Head Ice Cream has been making homemade, award-winning ice cream since it opened 1982. Offering traditional and unique flavors, there's no better place to cool off with the family on Hilton Head Island.

Style: Family-friendly, ice cream, sorbet

Address: 55 New Orleans Road No. 114, Hilton Head Island

Phone: 843.842.6333

Soft-serve ice cream cones vanilla and chocolate and swirl
Cool off with a cone of soft-serve or a shake when you eat at Marleys Shrimp & Burger Shack.

Marleys Shrimp & Burger Shack

What it's known for:  When vacationing on island time, the picnic-style dining here makes for budget- and family-friendly eating. Griddled burgers, New England-style seafood, fish and shrimp baskets, kids' meals and more give families a fast-casual option for tasty beach-eats. Soft-serve ice cream and shakes for dessert make this a no-brainer.

Style: Family-friendly, seafood, dinner

Address: 35 Office Park Road, Hilton Head Island

Phone: 843.686.5800

New York City Pizza

What it's known for: A local favorite with four locations in the Hilton Head area, New York City Pizza is a great place to enjoy a slice of New York-style pizza. With this location just a stone's throw from Coligny Beach, it makes for a convenient beach day break with something to please both adult and kiddie palates. 

Style: Family-friendly, pizzeria, lunch, dinner

Address: 81 Pope Avenue, Hilton Head Island (one of four area locations)

Phone: 843.842.2227

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