Rockfish Seafood and Steaks at Bomboras

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$30 and under
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Sit back and relax and enjoy Rockfish Seafood and Steaks at Bomboras where even the locals feel like they are on vacation. Bomboras Grille is Cincinnati owned and operated (who dey!), serving low country cuisine with a modern twist. Bomboras Grille features a full bar with craft beer and cocktails with an extensive wine list.
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ReginaldM
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food.. the service was good

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Last minute reservation and so glad we went here. Good was great. Staff was helpful and attentive. Not our first time here but always a great meal

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OpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
6 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was very good and reasonably priced. The staff was very friendly and attentive. No worries. Just a good time.

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KathyS
Pittsburgh
3 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience4

Good but badly understaffed and existing staff largely inexperienced.

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KimL
Charleston
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Easy to make reservation. Ordered scallops dinner & 8 oz filet. Both were delicious!

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Table42
New York Area
48 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Are waiter was Josh, very friendly and helpful, they were short staffed, but managed to handle it. I had the jumbo scallops and my wife had Fillet Mignon, both were excellent, drinks were great. Wife's birthday, not in a hurry, we both had a great experience!

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KristiM
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Food was great! Wedge salad is excellent. Fried fish and shrimp was the best we had in Hilton head on this trip!

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vipLisaW
Charlotte
3 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Blackened trigger fish was excellent. Service was great

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StephanieS
Louisville
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Delicious triggerfish and flounder.

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JoeG
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The food wasn’t good at all. Hamburger was basically charcoal. Steak was way over cooked and just really tough. Kids chicken was bad too. Only good food we had was the fried shrimp and calamari appetizer. I won’t ever be back. Hopefully just a bad experience for me.

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CourtneyB
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Average across the board. Unique ambiance but food just average.

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snappea
Greensboro
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Good was okay. Crab cake was done well. The shrimp had too much Breading, so much so that there was more breading than the size of the shrimp. ,

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oHiochick
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything about our evening was good. The hostess was friendly and we were able to be seated quickly. Our server was also friendly and efficient. All the food items we ordered arrived at the table hot and delicious. The one suggestion I have would be to find a new glass for one of the featured cocktails: it was difficult for our waitress to not slosh a bit of the drink over the side as she got to the table, which made the cute glass it was served in a bit sticky. Another plus - my husband said the ribs were as good as the ones he eats at the original Montgomery Inn!

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OpenTable Diner
Memphis/West TN
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

It seemed there was only one waitress for the entire place . Through no fault of her own we were there 30 minutes before our drink order was taken along with the rest of the order. We did not get our drinks for another 20 minutes after the appetizer and salads had almost been eaten.
The bar area was empty and the bartender was just kindof cleaning up and walking around. It was a poorly run place and the food was just okay.
Not worth the frustration.

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ErikaM139
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Had an absolutely amazing meal. We are on our first family vacation to Hilton Head, it was my mom dad, and my sister that visited this restaurant. We got seated a few minutes after our reservation time after having a drink in the bar. Yet the wait was a little long to get entrees they kept us well hydrated! You could tell the serving staff were under staffed but they rocked it ! Once we got our meals it was well worth the wait ! My mom got the blackened Mahi Mahi with grits and fried green tomatoes which was the special for the night and she loved it. My sister opted for the blackened triggerfish with grits and green beans which she had nothing bad to say about it, all was delicious! My dad just went simple with a wedge salad and coconut shrimp they all had a great taste. I got the jumbo scallops with mushroom risotto and asparagus. Everything was absolutely amazing !!!! I highly recommend this place. It wasn’t a cheap meal but it was definitely worth the money. Another plus was it had a Cincinnati flair since the owner is from Cincy which is fun for us since we are from there. We had an awesome meal and if we are ever back here I would definitely eat here again!

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richB
Jacksonville
34 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience2

Poor service from our server. Took forever to get drinks, no refills offered, food not great. To pay took long time

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vipnancy
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience1

Based on the name of Seafood and Steaks, I was expecting more of a fine dining atmosphere, when in reality, this restaurant has more of a Sports Bar atmosphere. The night we were there, it was packed with Bengal fans watching the game. We sat outside, wanting to take Covid precautions. The outdoor seating overlooks a parking lot and it was not at all appealing, as well as having a table nearby that was smoking and having a few from the indoors come out to take a smoking break. This continued even after I complained about it. On the positive side, their fish special was excellent and the service was excellent as well.

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JamieK
Western NC
3 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Delicious Margaritas, wonderful salad and the entrees were great.

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danj
Chicago
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Heather was a very attentive sociable waitress. Excellent!

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Lindsey
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We ended up choosing Rockfish for my girlfriends birthday. We loved the food. She got the seafood pasta and the crabcake. Prices are a little high but pretty on par with a nice dinner in Hilton Head. Our server was so sweet and even threw in a free desert for the birthday girl!

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kgh27
Louisville
12 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

We sat outside and everything was great. The waitstaff was particularly attentive!. Thank you to all!

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AndreaM
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

we went to celebrate my aunt's birthday, the restaurant is clean, the food is delicious and the portions are huge and the service is very good

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JulieB
Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fantastic! Our server was great. We had 2 small kids with us and she was very attentive to them to make them feel included. Food came out pretty quickly. Highly recommend!

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ValliS
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent!!!
Food was awesome, service was exceptional.
Recommend the Bourbon Pecan Pie for dessert. Yum😊

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BeachBaron
Tampa
2 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great food. Wait staff was spread too thin. Waitress was excellent but had too many tables. Was able to make reservations and were seated immediately upon arrival. Will definitely go back.

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vipHollyt
New York Area
49 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

It was very good. Disappointing they were out of several items. Oh well, seems to be the trend these days sadly

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TomG
Western NC
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience2

The receptionists were very nice. Our server, Heather, did a nice job handling our party of 6. The ambiance was so so. Our table was located next to an area that was being used to put unused tables and chairs. The food: I ordered Red Snapper with mushroom risotto and asparagus. The fish was good, the risotto was over cooked. The asparagus was yellow, way overcooked and unbeatable. As was the asparagus on fellow diners meals. Some of our party had a better experience, but the overall value was not there.

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Carol
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience2

Salmon dinner delicious. However my seafood pasta was NOT good. Dish was SO over sauced. Pasta not cooked properly, it was one huge lump in the bottom of the plate. The crabmeat was almost undetected due to amount of sauce, which was not good itself. No lumps of crabmeat, just disintegrate shreads that flavored the sauce somewhat. The only redeeming quality was there were a lot of shrimp in the dish. I took visitors for dinner and didn't want to send dish back since I suggested restaurant. The shrimp salad was just ok. Nothing special. My guest said they liked it but think they were just being polite. Service was great. Over priced for quality of food delivered. I would not recommend or return there again.

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Jrjag
Charleston
6 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Disappointed. Maybe an off night, but there are much better meals to be had on HHI.

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ErikaW
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, quiet clean atmosphere, and friendly service who could ask for more?

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Nikki
Houston
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Service and food were equally terrible.

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
3 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice place food was good beer a little overpriced

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vipOpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Terrible!
Sat in parking lot. No table service.
Steak overdone.

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viplovedit
New England
7 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Was very good Frank our waiter was awesome

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vipcooper
Pittsburgh
25 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Nice place.Very casual as was the service.ok but not attentive.Good selection from burgers to steaks. Will come back for easy dining.

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EricS
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Overall. Food and service was great and friendly. Food served quickly but we never got dessert. The waitress went to check and said it would be out quickly and that she removed the charge since a long wait for it. After another 30 minutes, it never came. We aren’t big dessert people but this was a birthday dinner and wanted a celebration dessert. Oh well. I would still recommend them hands down. Waitress was super sweet and food great!

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
25 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Anniversary week.

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HelenVanP
Cincinnati
6 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Had a reservation and were seated after about a 10 minute wait. We were seated at a table with such a slope you could not place a full drink on it without the drink spilling out of the side. Asked to be moved but was not accommodated, even though there were several other empty tables. Was handed a dirty stained menu - so much for COVID protocols. Server was nice but started off with all the things they were out of, which is never promising. Took 30 minutes to get our cocktails. We finally gave up and left as the whole experience was off putting. The manager could have cared less.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ribeye steak was one of the best I have ever had. Server was excellent. Margarita was delish ! Highly recommend.

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StacyM
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Everything was very nice and the food was delicious. We will definitely be going back when we're in the area again.

FAQs

Rockfish Seafood and Steaks at Bomboras offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (843) 689-2662.

Rockfish Seafood and Steaks at Bomboras is rated 4 stars by 573 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.