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The Dunes House

14 Dune House Ln, Palmetto Dunes Resort, Hilton Head, SC 29928
+1 888-348-9300
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (59 reviews)
“shrimp wrap” (7 reviews)
“gyro” (9 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
14 Dune House Ln, Palmetto Dunes Resort, Hilton Head, SC 29928
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Can't beat the view here! The dining is relaxed, comfortable, and casual, but you won't leave here hungry!!! The Fish Tacos were incredible! So glad to have spent the afternoon with my grandson on the deck at The Dunes House.

Thank TGM7447
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is a friendly little place on the beach. The staff was great. I was very happy to find a black bean veggie burger. it was very good.

Thank bekindtoanimals7
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Went to the Dunes House for a big family party celebrating a 25th wedding anniversary - with vow renewal. There was a simple arbor and chairs set up on the beach for the vow renewal, then cocktails and dinner at the beach house and on...More

Thank Michael Z
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Just simple sandwiches. But right on the ocean. Food prices are a value (cheap) for the island. I would eat here again.

Thank David M
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The only problem with this establishment was that it was forced by local ordinance to close at 7 because of the sea turtles! The shrimp wrap was especially good and the House Salad could be shared! Great burgers! We went there 3 time during our...More

Thank Frugalmama57
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Dunes House is located directly on the beach at The Moorings in Palmetto Dunes. Outdoor bar and restaurant directly on the beach. Menu consist mainly of salads, burgers, wraps, etc. Try the fish tacos, one of the best things on the menu. This has...More

Thank T V
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Great fish tacos, really cold beer and a great view of the Ocean, what's not to love. Friendly staff!!!

Thank SnickleFritz2013
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

What more could you want from a beach bar? Tasty drinks, quick bites, and friendly staff! The banana boat is amazing!!! Didn't go a day on vacation without making a pit stop at the dunes house!

Thank Megan P
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

It only makes sense to come here if you're staying in Palmetto Dunes. Great food and you're ON THE BEACH! Would definitely recommend coming here only for lunch or drinks and apps, not the best place for a family dinner. To anyone that's very good...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This has become a very popular location for eating and having a drink while visiting the beach. It was very crowded during our visit. We didn't eat here this time, but we did have an adult beverage. Our Pina Coladas were very good, but were...More

Thank Barbara J
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Questions & Answers
13 March 2016|
Response from Chris T |
The Dunes House will have live music every Monday and Friday from 5-8pm beginning March 27th.
Alexa W
17 March 2015|
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Response from PalmettoDunes | Property representative |
The Dunes House does have clean public restrooms, and a new outdoor shower facility is expected next month.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Dune House Ln, Palmetto Dunes Resort, Hilton Head, SC 29928
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 888-348-9300
  • E-mail
The Dunes House in Palmetto Dunes Resort is located just steps away from beach and offers casual dining for resort guests and property owners only. This laid-back beach bar and restaurant allows you to enjoy food, drinks and fun with spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. Open for lunch and dinner, The Dunes House features an entirely outdoor kitchen offering fresh grilled hamburgers, chicken sandwiches, wraps, the Hilton Head Island's best fish tacos, and other fabulous dishes. A wide range of beverages are also available, from beer and wine to sodas and signature frozen drinks. During peak season The Dunes House offers live entertainment. The Dunes House is an entirely outdoor restaurant and is open daily weather permitting. For private event closures, specials and events, please view The Dunes House Calendar on our website.
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