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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” (819 reviews)
“oysters” (419 reviews)
“mud pie” (56 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 Hudson Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29926-5302
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good food, great desserts, average facility, great service. Had Yellow tail snapper, shrimp, oysters, scallops.... nice view on the river

Thank our7travelingfamily
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came in on a Friday night and had a bit of a wait but oh so worth it. We were on our last night in Hilton Head with son, daughter in law and granddaughter. Appetizers included selection of raw oysters, shrimp cocktail, and calamari. All...More

Thank tomethridge
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had an amazing dinner! Scott was a fabulous waiter. The wait for a Saturday was not long at all! I had shrimp and scallops, baked potato, and broccoli. All cooked to perfection! We had oysters as an app and they were fresh and delicious!...More

Thank mpriest_11
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awesome seafood and good staff. Good portions!! The atmosphere was amazing by The waters. Highly recommend.

Thank Lotoya H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Bruce, our server was super! The raw oysters were so delicious, the peel and eat shrimp are a must, and the hush puppies are the best we've ever eaten! We ate there during lunch time, so there was zero wait. We did try and eat...More

Thank Jordan E
Reviewed 3 days ago

Was sitting outdoors and storm come up, so moved us inside. Wait was 1 hour. Lots of indoor seating. Hear the wait here can get to 2 hours just like Skull Creek, which is right next door. We all liked our food choices and the...More

Thank grasswidow85
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hudsons fried seafood platter was so good we went back again for another great dinner! You will most likely have a good hour wait to be seated but the views off the dock and live music help pass the time. Believe me the wait is...More

Thank toccer
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food was great...the outside bar was fantastic and the bartenders were hopping but really good. Try the calamari!!! Also, I must say the service for our group was wonderful...group of 12 is not easy.

Thank LindyKen
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a family dinner here last night and we told the server twice my son had a dairy allergy when placing his order for the catch of the day ($28). We also asked the person who brought the food to ensure there was no...More

Thank Bianca D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good food & service. Love the water views & live music sic outside as well. This was our third visit & we will visit again I'm sure.

Thank wlcbrooks
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
6 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
Anything beside fish available?
4 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
Do they take credit cards?
30 July 2016|
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Response from Dreamtravelersaks | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
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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