Bluffton & Hilton Head Restaurant News

Munchie’s New Owner

Family-friendly American deli and ice cream shop Munchies has a new owner. Max Woosley moved to Hilton head Island from Dayton, Ohio where he was the owner of two restaurants and an IT business.

He and his wife Janet vacationed on the island for years before relocating here to be near two of their 10 children and a granddaughter. The vast menu at this Main Street Village favorite features Boars Head meats and cheeses, Nathan’s All Beef Hot Dogs, paninis, wraps, salads, homemade quiches, and soups. Munchies also tempts diners with homemade chocolate candy, fudge, baked goods and a snack center. Many gluten free options are also available.

Watusi Café & Marketplace

New Marketplace & Expands to Dinner Monday – Friday from 4-8 pm, Watusi Cafe, a favorite for breakfast and lunch will be offering dinner. Their bar menu items ranges from boiled peanuts to a crab martini. Their evening dining additions include Cajun blue crab claws, braised short ribs, an assorted beet platter, and filet croquette among others. In addition to newly expanded hours, they have expanded to include a new marketplace. Now, you can enjoy a chance to shop and bring a bit of Hilton Head home with you.

Serving breakfast and lunch daily 7:30 am - 3:00 pm. Open for dinner Monday – Friday 4-8 pm, dine indoors or outside on their patio. 


Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse

Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse Hilton Head has been selected as one of the best Steakhouses in South Carolina by Best of AmericanTowns, a property of AmericanTowns Media. To see the full list, please visit



Charbar won the Peoples Choice Award for the 5th year in a row at the Bands, Burgers & Brews Festival that took place at the Charleston Harbor Resort on Sunday, May 21st.



Palmetto Bay Sunrise Cafe

Palmetto Bay Sunrise Cafe is celebrating 15 years in business with a newly expanded Little Mermaid room. The Little Mermaid room is a cozy space decorated with nautical themes. Additionally, Palmetto Bay Sunrise Cafe has also expanded their deck seating.

Hilton Head Island Beach & Tennis Resort

CocoNutz Sportz Bar has finished another phase of renovations! Additional inside seating has been added and a new wood floor. Be sure to stop by and see what’s happening at the busiest spot mid island!



New North End Restaurants:

Tio’s Latin American Kitchen on Main Street
Club Seats Grille on Main Street
Hilton Head Distillery on Cardinal Road

New Mid Island Restaurants:

Alexander’s (reopened under new ownership)
Healthy Habit Mathews Drive
Mikki’s All American Cuisine 70 Marshland Road

New South End Restaurants:

Darren Clarke’s Tavern on Pope Avenue
Pisces in South Island Square
Ocean Thai located in Beach Market Plaza
The Sandbar Beach Eats just off Coligny Circle
FISH Seafood & Raw Bar Coligny Plaza

New Bluffton Restaurants:

Local Pie Old Town Bluffton’s Promenade
El Nuevo Vallarta on Bluffton Road
The Original 46 Gastropub on Bluffton Road



A few Hilton Head Island restaurants recently closed their doors, some after decades: 843, Angler’s, Steamers, The Chart House, Hugo’s, Charlie Graingers, Pino Gelato and The Outback. Also, The Oyster Bar in Bluffton has closed.

Delicious Recipes from Lowcountry

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