About us

The Boathouse

Come Relax and Enjoy The Lowcountry. At Skull Creek Boathouse, you’ll enjoy beautiful views whether you choose to dine indoors or outdoors.

The Location​

Unparalleled Water Views

Welcome to Skull Creek Boathouse, Hilton Head Island’s most awarded landmark waterfront restaurant. At Skull Creek Boathouse, you’ll enjoy beautiful views whether you choose to dine indoors or outdoors. The inside Dive Bar is a sushi bar which also features raw oysters, sashimi and ceviche. The outdoor Marker 13 Buoy Bar serves up colorful sunset views and the freshest, original drinks every day.

Skull Creek Boathouse has received local and national awards for their Lowcountry inspired cuisine masterpieces, and has recently appeared on Food Network. Stop by for lunch, sunset supper, dinner, happy hour or weekend brunch!

The Food

Award Winning
Low Country Cuisine

The Boathouse is a premiere Lowcountry dining destination, offering locals and visitors alike an amazing menu with a wide array of choices.

Skull Creek Boathouse offers a unique and memorable dining experience. From fresh seafood to carefully prepared classics, the menu features something for everyone. The setting is beautiful and perfect for a special night out or a casual meal with friends. The staff is friendly and happy to help you choose the perfect dish. Whether you’re looking for a romantic evening or an enjoyable afternoon, the Skull Creek Boathouse is the perfect spot.

The Drinks

Craft Cocktails and Island Libations

During the summertime, join us at our Beer Garden for a sunset brew while you let the kids enjoy our play area outside. No visit is complete without making a stop at the Skull Creek General Store which is open seven days a week, with hours varying seasonally. The Skull Creek General Store is the perfect place to find unique one-of-a-kind pieces, Lowcountry inspired goods and all of your favorite SCB gear.

Voted Best All-Around Restaurant, Best Buffet, Best Happy Hour!

  • Voted Best Date Night Place in HH Monthly’s 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards
  • Appeared on Food Network’s Beach Eats
  • Featured in Forbes.com’s article, “How to Spend 2 Perfect Days in Hilton Head”
  • Voted Best Place for Lunch on Hilton Head Island in 2015 by Best of Bluffton
  • Featured in Travel Channel’s “Guide to Hilton Head”
  • Featured in National Geographic’s “The Dog Lover’s Guide to Travel”