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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” (814 reviews)
“oysters” (467 reviews)
“mud pie” (55 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Hudson Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29926-5302
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Reviewed today

My wife and I stopped by Hudson's for lunch on our visit to South Forest Beach. We started with a very bad server. He had a very bad attitude from the time we were asked for our drink order. We will go to Crazy Crab...More

Thank Donny W
Reviewed today via mobile

Beautiful setting particularly at sunset!! Attentive servers and staff. Nice menu. Good food. Good times 😊❗️

Thank Tina W
Reviewed today

Stopped by for lunch on our way to a boat tour and very glad we did. Our server, Jules, was super friendly and attentive, as were all the other staff. They all seemed to really like each other and helped create a great atmosphere. We...More

Thank BigWaveDave12
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Food and drinks were excellent! View outstanding. We ate outside. Service was excellent. Good selection of beer.

Thank Bob A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The seafood was delicious and sooo fresh, literally caught by the restaurant that day!! We had wreckfish, snapper and wonderful crab cakes (all crab!). Ted, our server, was super friendly, knowledgeable and attentive! When on Hilton Head this is a must!

Thank CyndieRB
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice meal at this restaurant. It is a real throwback to the packing house/oyster bar. Recommend for sure.

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 2 days ago

I enjoyed a solo dinner while in town for business and thoroughly enjoyed the sunset view, fast/on it customer service, and awesome seafood!! The seafood platter was so good! I got it broiled but they let me do the oysters fried, per my request, and...More

Thank Jamie K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I wanted the fried shrimp, but I wanted it blackened also. I asked the sweet waitress if this was possible. She said she would see what she could do. My shrimp was brought out to me fried & blackened! I was so happy, & the...More

Thank kdrj2003
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a lovely table outside overlooking the water. Nathan, our waiter, was experienced and helpful in recommending food choices. The shrimp in my cocktail was fresh out of the water and my husband's oysters were fresh and delicious! Our salmon entree was delicious and...More

Thank Joan L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have been to Hudson’s twice in a week and may go back before we leave. Love the ambiance and the food is always excellent. Enjoyed the Oysters Rockefeller and Coconut Shrimp for lunch and both were to die for! And a big shout out to...More

Thank Karen F
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Questions & Answers
6 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
Fred W
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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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