Crane's Tavern Steakhouse & Seafood
The restaurant represents 4 generations & over 100 years of restaurateurs in the Crane family dating back to 1908, when an Irish immigrant, Frank Crane founded Crane's Tavern in Philadelphia. After prohibition Frank's son, Francis & his brothers opened the famed establishment at 333 Queen Lane, where his son, Hank worked until 1969. That year Hank ventured out on his own & opened a Crane's Tavern in Ambler, PA. & then purchased the Surf City Hotel on Long Beach Island, NJ creating yet another establishment with the Crane namesake. In 1999 he & his daughter, Beth Anne opened Crane's Tavern & Steakhouse on Hilton Head Island, SC where it has become a local favorite
This was dinner for four. Everyone's meal was outstanding. Our service was excellent. Will definitely return.
Small restaurant with adjacent bar area. Service was terrific, as is the menu. Features steak, but plenty of other interesting items as well. We had onion soup and spinach salad to start, both were great. Steaks were prepared perfectly. Service and timing were great. We will certainly be back.
Fantastic prime rib
And always the best service despite having to wait a half hour for some rude guests who occupied the table for 2 2/2 hours
35 year local here... just love the place. People and service always terrific. The pork chop is outstanding.
Great dining experience
We visit Crane’s on our yearly weekly visit to Hilton Head. The food is always fresh and delicious. The drinks are great and the service is top notch. I highly recommend the wedge salad and the onion soup.
Enjoyed our Anniversary dinner. Spencer was a friendly, attentive good server.
Spencer was the best server we could have had. He was so welcoming and knowledgeable when questioned about dinners and wines etc.
Thank you for the enjoyable evening.
Excellent dinner and exceptional al service
Had Prime rib, & it was cooked perfectly. Sides were delicious, & service was excellent. First class restaurant, not only for beef, but the menu has entrees for all tastes.
Very good as usual. The only suggestion we could make is dimming the overhead lights just a bit to enhance the ambience. At present it is like spotlights beaming down. Make it a bit more intimate.
Another great meal at one of our favorite places.
One of my favorite restaurants, enjoy the ambiance and great service!
Outstanding food and service, their steaks and prime rib are to die for.
We've been coming to Crane's for over 20 years. The best steaks on the island.
Go to all time favorite. Steaks and the meatloaf,yes the meatloaf, are awesome.. best on the island .
Spencer did an amazing job - his service is over the top!
On vacation and hungry for a good steak. I had the Ribeye and my wife had a Filet, both cooked perfectly. Service was outstanding, wine list is very good with a great selection. Prices are a bit high but expected on a resort such as this. The place needs a good face lift as the decor is badly dated. Overall the quality of the food and the service would keep me coming back.
I loved their meatloaf. Service always top notch
It was a great dinner and the service was great also.
We had a reservation for about 3 weeks ahead. I was disappointed that our party of four got seated at a table literally right outside the rest rooms. I could understand if we just walked in at the last minute, we booked the reservation through Open Table weeks ago.
Great Happy Hour specials. Not the same price as the online menu as it was $23 for prime rib happy hour not $19..and I must have misread and I thought the wine was included with the meal..the price was little more than expected but well worth it. The prime rib was delicious, the spinach was amazing..and the bread was homemade and so tasty. The service was also great! Will be back.
It was amazing as always. Extra loud though—seated near a large, loud party of 12.
Excellent food! We went two nights in a row!
Service was excellent. Spencer our waiter was great and very knowledgeable on the entree offerings and the history of Crane’s in Philadelphia.
We will be back !
Celebrated a 50th birthday with the family. Great service! Amazing prime rib!!!!! My husband loved the liver. And we can’t wait to return!!
We had a wonderful meal.
We seem to have a tradition, that many people may not like, but we love Crane's liver and onions. They do it so well and we always seem to gravitate to this choice. It is GREAT. We really enjoy the staff - they are all so friendly and pleasant. On our last visit we missed Jeri but her replacement was very pleasant. Love this restaurant
Crane's Tavern has great food and excellent service. Our server Spencer was the BEST!
Spencer was perfect with good recommendations, attentive and with great personality.
Food and service was outstanding. Will. visit again.
Jeri excellent as server.
Did not care to sit with family in the bar...but worked out.
Seated immediately at our reservation time. Waitress was very friendly and attentive. My wife had the crab cake appetizer which she said was very good. I had chicken noodle soup which I would bet was Progresso. For dinner she had the small filet with mashed potatoes and vegetables of the day which were broccoli and carrots. I had the blackened grouper over rice pilaf and the vegetables. We both enjoyed the meat/fish parts of the dinner but she had me taste the mashed potatoes which tasted like instant. The broccoli and carrots were plain and my rice pilaf was also plain. Dessert was brownie a la mode with a pecan caramel sauce which my wife said was ok. I had the peanut butter cup a la mode which was rich but good.
From the beginning till the end everything was perfect that Crane's. Jerry, our server was outstanding.
Best filet ever! Scalloped pirates and creamed spinach delish!
Was a Sat night so did expect a crowd but it was really noisy...
Crane's is a local favorite for us. We visit often and haven't had a bad experience. Diane is very attentive and helpful. We get filet and shrimp and grits. Desserts addre great particularly the peanut butter cup. Booze menu is extensive.
Excellent meal, our favorite place to eat when visiting HH.
Best steak on island. Excellent service staff.
It was wonderful!