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140A Lighthouse Rd, HarbourTown, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4395
+1 843-671-2779
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (7 reviews)
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140A Lighthouse Rd, HarbourTown, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4395
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I hope that they are investing in the kitchen because they have not done anything with the decor in years. Our Christmas Dinner was quite as we shared our two seafood entrees. We started with oysters and she-crab stew and they were both excellent. Service...More

1  Thank Noel J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate at CQ's on Christmas Day and the occasion was to celebrate my husband's birthday, so I wanted to splurge at a nice restaurant for once and celebrate in a warm, inviting and romantic atmosphere. HUGE mistake and below are the reasons why: 1....More

Thank frankie2324
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you to Kristin for the awesome service along with the amazing food and accommodating our family into such a historic restaurant! We’ll be back as always!!!

Thank Davers72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

CQ's is a great spot to treat yourself for the holidays. The tradition and history make this a great tourist stop. The large Christmas tree in the dining will get you in festive mood. We started with Calamari Putanesca which was spicier than expected but...More

Thank Scott V
Reviewed 4 December 2017

CQs is one of our favorite Hilton Head Island restaurants. Today, we take time to enjoy coffee on CQ deck and to enjoy Marina views

3  Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

This was our favorite restaurant on our vacation and I can say it was close to the best dinner I have ever had! I had the seafood risotto and I wished we had ate there sooner in our trip so I could have eaten it...More

Thank Joan J
Reviewed 18 November 2017

This is by far our favorite place on the island. This trip we ate dinner there twice. Cozy atmosphere with excellent service. I always take the tuna, which is the best I have had. My husband had the fresh catch--sheeps head that the chief had...More

Thank Beverly T
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Ate here for a surprise engagement of my daughter and her now fiance. Some how the dates were mixed up and they were expecting us the following night. They were so accommodating and opened up the loft for us. The setting was beautiful and quiet....More

Thank Tennie S
Linh C, General Manager at CQ's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

What a wonderful review, Thank you! I'm so glad, despite our mix up, that we were able to accommodate your party and that you thoroughly enjoyed your evening! Please, do join us again soon! We look forward to it!

Reviewed 26 October 2017

We visited CQ's 12 years ago during our honeymoon trip to Hilton Head. We decided to revisit during our anniversary trip this year. I'm sooooo glad we did! We were greeted with a complimentary mousse at the table - superb. My husband ordered the scallops...More

Thank Lane W
Linh C, General Manager at CQ's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Thank you so much for your glowing review and sharing your special night with us at CQ's Restaurant! Happy Anniversary! Thank you for your comment on the restrooms. We are currently in the process of making some significant changes both to our building as well...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017

The entire dining experience was wonderful; excellent food, tasty cocktails and superior service by our waitress, Phoebe. Highly recommend CQs ...request Phoebe for your waitress and have a most enjoyable evening.More

Thank Su H
Linh C, General Manager at CQ's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Thank you so much for your great review of CQ's and the wonderful accolades for Phoebe! She will no doubt appreciate them and I appreciate you naming who helped you have a great evening with us! We look forward to seeing you on your next...More

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Barbara K
10 April 2017|
Response from Linh C | Property representative |
our current menu for Heritage week is available on our website, our new spring menu will be available just after heritage.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140A Lighthouse Rd, HarbourTown, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4395
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-671-2779
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