Poseidon-Hilton Head Island

4.3
3119 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
We reserve up to 75% of our restaurant for walk in guests in an effort to maintain reasonable wait times. Table availability for groups of 7 or more varies daily, please call for reservations for groups of 7 or more. With a reservation at Poseidon you may have to wait up to 15 minutes for your table to be ready. You do however completely avoid the wait list for walk in parties, which can be substantial.

From our outside NautiBar, the inside “The World is Your Oyster” Bar, covered patio dining on our Front Porch, the Rooftop Bar with live entertainment, Coastal Provisions retail, and the adjacent waterfront Town Park, there is so much to see, you will want to come back again and again. Poseidon brings together a true, unique, Coastal Hospitality® and dining experience that we hope will create wonderful memories that will last a lifetime and be remembered for generations to come. Enjoy!

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 3119 people are saying
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4.2
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139rus
Richmond
4 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great service, good delicious food. The New England chowder was wonderful.

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KathyU
Dallas
7 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food3service5ambience2

While we did not receive so much as a smile from the hostesses (before or after our 10+ minute wait in spite of a reservation), our server Cayla more than made up for it. The good was good although not memorable. Portions were quite large. Sound was "energetic" and in spite of a reservation made at least a week in advance, we were seated right by the kitchen.

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doris
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall2food2service3ambience4

The food did not have much flavor. It was not the excellence we experienced at Poseidon several years ago. Our server did a good job.
It was annoying to have people bring their barking dogs when we had hoped for a relaxing dinner.

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ChrisR
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and atmosphere. Had the lobster roll and shrimp Po boy. Both were excellent.

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vipJPDEDD
Philadelphia
68 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Always an enjoyable experience at this busy restaurant. We were seated after about a 5 minute wait with Open Table reservations. The service was very good, and the food was great. The salmon plate and the the Tuna plate were both expertly prepared, tasty, and adequate to satisfy. The menu is extensive offering all kinds of seafood options. Everything tastes fresh and uniquely prepared. It has become a favorite of ours at HHI, where our vacation home is located.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food1service2ambience2

Poor quality/ bad service

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vipClassicChristine
Charleston
8 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a tasty Sunday brunch at Poseidon.

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vipLynneF
Charleston
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful ambience, terrific server and food was delicious. It's always our favorite stop when visiting HHI.

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RDJP
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All good - service attentive and food excellent

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PaulB
Jacksonville
7 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Food was great; it’s a huge, bustling restaurant but our service was fantastic. Her name is Melissa. I complemented the manager.

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Annie
Charleston
9 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience2

Poseidon is a wonderful place to eat. We love the food and the great servers. Our last dinner there was pretty terrible. We had a reservation and still had to wait. Person working the front was not friendly. Andrew was wonderful, our server. He was full speed ahead with 7 + tables. Our meal came fairly quickly but looked thrown together. I had surf and turf. The shrimp was too fried, beef was good, potatoes were good. Roasted vegetables were awful. Aside from looking very unappealing, just a mess thrown together, there was a hair in my food. Andrew had trouble getting rolls for us as they had not baked enough. What he brought were hard as hockey pucks and he apologized. He later brought rolls when they had more, but we were done with our meal.

This restaurant knows when activities are happening in the park. They need to up the ante on staff to accommodate. None of this is a reflection on Andrew. He was so apologetic. This was a one off as this restaurant is usually great. We will try again as we love their food.

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AmyS
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very great place to eat! A little noisy but the food was amazing and the staff was so accommodating. Sushi was AWESOME!

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LindseyW
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience5

I know every restaurant is short-staffed these days, so we try to be understanding of longer wait times but our server lacked any initiative or get-up-and-go. She never asked if we needed a refill so most of the table finished their meal without a drink. The food was okay but the slow service and super long wait times between courses really ruined the meal. And the “pecan” pie didn’t help. I don’t think a pie with 4-5 pecans can be considered pecan pie, so next time I’ll stick with Kilwins next door.

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GaryM
Phoenix
7 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent. Good atmosphere.

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GeraldB
Des Moines
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! Fun atmosphere! We will definitely go back next time we are on the island.

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CynthiaH
Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience2

It might be fine at dinner but lunch was very noisy with music and Street work. Heather was a great server. Good was OK.

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vipNC123
Charleston
89 reviews