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Party Size
For 2
Date
Mon, 5/21
Time
9:00 PM
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The Bluffton Room

4.7
525 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
At The Bluffton Room, we serve inspired American cuisine prepared with the finest ingredients in an intimate and vibrant atmosphere in the heart of Old Town Bluffton. Our well crafted cocktails, gracious service and tableside preparations evoke the feeling of a classic dinner party.

Please note that due to the size of our dining room and our tableside service, the restaurant is not suited to children under 13 years of age. Thank you for your understanding.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American
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Hours of operation

Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday Lunch: 11:00a - 2:00p
Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Sunday & Monday: Closed
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Phone number
(843) 757-3525
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Mr. Jeff Congdon / Service Manager Trevor Brown
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
May River Road
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Parking details
Complimentary valet provided for private lot adjacent to restaurant. Street parking also available.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wine
What 525 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.7
service
4.7
ambience
4.4
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

As usual, the food and service were excellent. The wine list is not over the top, but you can always find an appropriate selection whatever your price range. One recommendation—the huge serrated steak knife is over, overkill for the filet. Half the weight and a smooth blade will do it.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

We love this restaurant. Always rake a both. Our server was wonderful, smart and did an awesome presentation of our bananas Foster. We did not give 5 stars on the food only because the portion size on all our fish entrees were very small. The sides were generous but the shared sole and our friends’ salmon Was a bit skimpy. Great taste and flavors but wanted more. The beet salad a little small as well. We will be back because service and quality is excellent.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Friday girls birthday lunch. Great food and exceptional service for six. I called the restaurant half hour before arriving and requested that two champagne bottles be on ice and at the ready upon arrival. They were there as requested! The manager also met most of our party with umbrellas in a torrential down pour while they were exiting their car. A very fun afternoon was spent in an excellent and accommodating restaurant.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

The Bluffton Room is absolutely incredible! I’m from NY where i have the best restaurants and I’m a total foodie so it’s kind of hard to blow me away. It began with them having my favorite and rare wine on the menu. Then the chatuccerie board was amazing and such interesting combos. I had the little neck, shrimp and house chorizo in buccatini pasta for my entree and it was fabulous. The bananas foster made tableside for dessert was fantastic. My mom loved her steak too! Corey our waiter was amazing!! I will totally be back every visit!

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Our dinner was fabulous, service great, and food outstanding.....love this restaurant!!!

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2018

So GOOD! Been planning to try The Bluffton Room for over a year. Went looking for a quiet yet not stuffy evening with exceptional food - and we found it. Had the petite filet with Blue Cheese and Shitake mushrooms. Husband had the Dover Sole for two, excellently prepared with white wine, lemon and butter. We made our own Surf and Turf and added the white asparagus. Just the right amount of food as the Dover Sole is a very mild light fish. Oh, and adding a bottle of wine just made it all more enjoyable!

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5.0Dined on May 10, 2018

Not for those on a budget but a wonderful place. Great staff and even better food. Tried the elk and it was terrific. And a beautiful setting.

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4.0Dined on May 10, 2018

Food was good, waitress was nice, noise was as intolerable

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5.0Dined on May 9, 2018

Outstanding service by our waiter Corey

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3.0Dined on May 8, 2018

The food was outstanding but the service was not....waiter seemed overwhelmed and neglected us at times to pay attention to a rather rowdy business group right next to us.
Great food and poor service are not a good combination in my book.

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4.0Dined on May 4, 2018

awesome food, great service. We go for the Friday only New Orleans style lunch. They have 25 cent martinis to pair with their amazing burgers, salads and seafood.

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5.0Dined on May 1, 2018

Amazing dinner. Great food and service. Had an out of town guest who said it was one of his best meals ever.

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

Excellent!

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4.0Dined on April 28, 2018

This was a nice dinner but there wasn’t enough value for the dollar for me. In my opinion a $50 steak should come with potatoes.

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5.0Dined on April 27, 2018

I was told the Bluffton Room only opens on Friday afternoons for lunch only besides their standard dinner times. They pay homage to New Orleans by featuring a cajun menu and playing New Orleans type music. My wife and I made a reservation and say outside which was perfect. They also feature 25 cent martinis. Our service by Tonja was fantastic and the food was outstanding. Our new Friday lunch place.

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4.0Dined on April 27, 2018

The food has been good both times I have been to TBR not remarkable but good however the venue and service have been outstanding. Whether at an outside table or in an interior booth it was wonderful.

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

The Bluffton Room is one of those places that is pricey but good value. Exceptional cooking and breadth of menu. Who else does tableside service, like Caesar salad and flambee dessert? Excellent staff and a reasonably priced wine list. THE special occasion place in the Bluffton/HHI area.

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4.0Dined on April 21, 2018

Food was exceptional. By far, the most delicious steak I ever had. Service left a lot to be desired. They want to be an exclusive/upscale steakhouse based on their prices, but I've had better service at chain restaurants. I had to flag down random servers for drink refills. Our server never asked if we wanted another cocktail when our glasses were empty. We waited on our food for a long time, but we never got an update on when our entrees were coming out. We again waited forever for finished plates to be picked up. Be warned: there aren't a lot of good tables in this small place. If you can't get a booth, you will very likely be up against bar noise and heavy foot traffic. The whole experience lacked class, except for the high prices of course. Even as a local, I most likely won't return, but I will be dreaming about that steak for weeks to come.

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

Service and food was great. It was for my birthday and they made it special.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Tonja was wonderful as always. The foie gras was to die for. Can’t wait to return.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Excellent meal, great wine and the best service we’ve experienced. Table side Caesar-who does that anymore?! Definitely will return.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Excellent food and service. Server Rosina was outstanding.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Experience for an anniversary dinner with our family! Bluffton Room went above and beyond for us we had a great experience!

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3.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Service and ambiance was incredible! Our table wasn’t ready so we sat at the bar, and was greeted by a hilarious bartender. Drinks were top notch and he transferred them to our table. The Duck was the best duck I had ever had! However I am sad to say I was diaaapointed in the bone in ribeye. I ordered medium rare, and it was close to medium well, and very tough. Not what I expected for a 50 dollar piece of meat. I will return, but not for awhile, and I certainly won’t be getting the ribeye.

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Nestled in Old Town Bluffton, this is possibly the best restaurant in Beaufort County. Menu is creative and beautifully prepared. We had Dover sole and the Filet mignon special. The equal of many Manhattan restaurants. Service was pleasant, responsive and attentive. An experience well worth the visit

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

There were 4 of us for dinner and we all thoroughly enjoyed our meals as well as the very friendly and knowledgeable server. Parking can be challenging in this area of town, but The Bluffton Room has valet parking to solve that problem. It was our 45th anniversary which made this first visit very special. We can’t wait to go back.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Have been to every steak house in Hilton Head and Bluffton area at one time or another and this is the best. Filet so juicy and flavorful. My wife says their May River Manhattan is the best she has ever had. The raw oysters were phenomenal. Everything about the place if first class.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

We have eaten here several times now. We live in Beaufort, after living in Charleston almost all my life. It is well worth the drive from Beaufort. By far the best service we have had in ANY local restaurant outside of Charleston. This will be a permanent fixture on our "go to" list. We still frequently go to Charleston in order to get both excellent food and service ~ here, we get both!

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

As always great lunch spot to bring clients or business associates! Or the random Friday-off lunch! Great service, drinks, food and most importantly ambiance!

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4.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Very slow service

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Fantastic restaurant. We were staying at the Montage and decided to leave property as there are few options at Palmetto Bluff. We were overly impressed with the food....by far some of the best steaks we've ever had.

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

I usually get the Dover Sole, but instead got the ribeye. Now I know that the Dover Sole can’t be beat. A great dining experience as always.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Ken was outstanding. As always, a 10+ experience for not only Bluffton, but for Bluffton/Hilton Head...

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Exceptional, as always!

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

We celebrated our 40th Anniversary here. The service, food, and wine selections were all exquisite. We had Bananas Foster for dessert, just as we did 40 years ago during our honeymoon in Savannah.

I highly recommend The Bluffton Room and an to eat there again.

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

Artistic and creative menu. Service impeccable. Accommodating staff. Caesar salad made tableside was beyond excellent! All seafood and vegetables fresh and tasty. Highly recommend for a special occasion, a little pricey. Impressive wine list and reasonably priced.

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3.0Dined on March 14, 2018

Good: ambiance, espresso machine, bread/butter, wine
Bad: bad oyster and awkwardly unapologetic about it

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5.0Dined on March 13, 2018

Second time we visited the restaurant in 5 days. Once again the food and service was fantastic. Trevor is very accommodating and really does a great job managing everything.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Amazing food and service! The table was perfect, a cozy booth.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

We enjoyed an excellent dinner and had great service as well. The scallops appetizer was one of the best scallops I have ever had. We will definitely be back the next time we are in the area.

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