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Santa Fe Cafe

) #31 of 239 Restaurants in Hilton Head $$ - $$$ , Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
807 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3414
+1 843-785-3838
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“chimichanga” (85 reviews)
“soup” (138 reviews)
“guacamole” (62 reviews)
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Southwestern, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
807 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3414
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hungry for Mexican food, we took 2 of our great granddaughters to lunch at Santa Fe this past week. The service was great, the white Sangria fantastic, and although the Flautas were filled with a lot of chicken, they were a little dry. The menu...More

1  Thank Russell B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried this restaurant for the first time last week. We did not have a reservation, but lucked out and took someone else's canceled table. Very good wait staff... salsa was different and very good... was more expensive than I was expecting ( most entrees were...More

1  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love going here. If you can get on the rooftop and listen to the music and see the sites. Service and menu are excellent

1  Thank hkorsini
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've probably dined at the Hilton Head Santa Fe Cafe a dozen times. It has never disappointed, and I daydream not infrequently of my Santa Fe Cafe experiences while I am at work (now) or while otherwise not vacationing in Hilton Head. The food and...More

1  Thank Greg B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We discovered this place by accident last time we were in Hilton Head, so this year, we made a bee line to eat there. We enjoyed it so much the first night, we decided to eat there a second time during our week's vacation. We...More

1  Thank Jane W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know if I've ever reviewed a restaurant based on soup, but Santa Fe Cafe would receive 5 stars just based on their Painted Desert Soup. Great service, interesting entree choices, and excellent presentation. Will return!

2  Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family wanted to dine here and I have to admit I was a bit skeptical at first. I'm glad we went here because it was super good! The red and green chili sauce was the real deal. Definitely recommend this restaurant.

1  Thank michellelR7846BB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wife and I were able to break free from the kids for a wonderful dinner. We sat on the outdoor balcony terrace. (Sun can get in your eyes if you're facing west). The house margarita was just OK, nothing great. We had the queso...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here on family vacation... service was fine, food was good but more average than outstanding. Some of the food had a great smoky flavor to it which was wonderful ... salsa was very good, guacamole that came with dinners was not great. Nothing...More

1  Thank Vicki C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner here with friends. I had the blackened redfish and my husband had the Outrageous Chimichanga. Both were delicious. Service is excellent. We ate outside (rooftop - so cool!) and they had a guitarist playing and singing Spanish music. It really added to the...More

1  Thank Peg S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 807 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3414
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-785-3838
We bring the very best of Southwestern culture and cuisine home to the Lowcountry. Our menu has been an Islanders" preferred dining spot for over 20 years and with dishes like our famous grouper, to our bone-in cowboy cut black angus ribeye, our outrageous chimichanga to even lobster fajitas, we're sure to have a new favorite waiting for you. From the sounds of the live Ranchero guitar player to the smells rising from our mesquite grill, Santa Fe Cafe is a much welcomed reprieve for the senses. Even when you're outside underneath the stars on our Rooftop Cantina, we've got you covered.
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