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The Studio, An Artistic Dining Experience

4.7
920 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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Entice Your Senses While You Dine in our Fine Art Gallery. Innovative International Cuisine featuring Wild Game & Grassfed Beef as well as Vegan, Vegetarian & Gluten Free Menu Options. Also offering Live Musical Entertainment, Artists Creating at the Easel, Patio Seating, Tapas Tuesdays & Weekly Wine Tastings


Private Dining Room Available for up to 35 People

Wine Spectator Award of Excellence
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, International
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Hours of operation
Dinner : Tuesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(843) 785-6000
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Paul Colella
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Private party facilities
The Studio is able to accommodate Private Events on-premise for up to 40 people. Please contact us to discuss off-premise options. Chef Paul will gladly customize your party to meet your every need. Wine Dinners/Lectures are always available, and are a great way to entice clients to join an event! Our artists and musicians are available for events if desired.
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Private party contact
Paul Colella: (843) 785-6000
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Pope Avenue
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Entertainment
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Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 920 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Excellent meal and service

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Hours after the meal we were still talking about our meal. It was soooooo yummy, we savored every mouthful. They had a wonderful guitarist, the service was superb, you can pursue the artwork... Love love love The Studio!

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

We had a wonderful dining experience at the Studio. Everything we ordered was prepared perfectly. My husband had the filet mignon and it melted in his mouth. I had scallops which were seasoned and cooked to perfection. In addition to the excellent food everything was presented so artistically. We will definitely return to this restaurant again and again.

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Presentation of food was exquisite. Preparation of food was extremely good. Service was outstanding Pace of delivery of food was very good. A very relaxing meal. On the patio, road noise seriously affected the ambience. Meal was somewhat pricey.
We had used a $25 gift certificate which triggered an automatic 20% gratuity which I believe should have been calculated on the before tax amount of the bill.
Overall a good experience of extremely good food.

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Stopped in for dinner since we saw it on the website and something on the menu sparked my interest. Neat place; a restaurant with an art gallery. The Plantain Gnocchi sounded really good and I didn't know what to expect. It was good. My wife liked her duck. Server was friendly and attentive. Prices are a bit on the pricey side but since it was good, we didn't mind.

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Unique and different dining experience.
The food was delicious and perfectly presented.
Personnel were warm and welcoming!

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Our dining experience at the studio was one of the best we have ever had. We picked the jalapeño black bean hummus as an appetizer. The bread served was out of this world! I chose the eggplant jambalaya (vegan) my girl friend had the hippie loaf also vegan. The chef knocked these dishes out of the park!! Absolutely dynamite !

We ordered the German Chocolate torte which was vegan as well . Again the best I’ve ever had! Amanda our server was outstanding! Went above and beyond to make our experience the best. I have to apologize that I forgot the names of the male server and female hostess, but they both were outstanding and went above and beyond. Great team work !!

I can’t rave enough about the chef and his creations!! We will be back again very soon. Both of us work in hospitality on the hotel side as well food and beverage. we will recommend this special place (the Studio )to our guests and customers to enjoy while visting HHI! Thank you!!!

FYI,
The experience was so amazing our phones were the last thing on our mind. So sorry for such few photos!

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5.0Dined on May 10, 2018

Everything was so delicious at The Studio and the portions all a good size - larger than the pictures online. I had the Palette - filet mingon, lamb chops, and grouper in a crab sauce to die for. Three scoops of mashed potatoes (one for each protein?) was definite overkill but that’s not much to complain about. My husband had the strip steak, perfectly done, and our friend had divers scallops that were beautifully grilled, served with olives, tomatoes, artichoke
hearts and homemade ravioli - if it is on the menu next time I will choose that! The Australian Monkey wine was also delicious as were the blueberry cake dessert and the flan. The crab and onion soup was just okay - too many onions. We sat outside which made all the difference - it was dark and cold inside.

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5.0Dined on May 10, 2018

The Studio is my favorite place to visit by far! Amazing food and ambiance! The chef is always amazing and his wife (the artist) is so talented as well. We always make time to go to this restaurant any time we are visiting Hilton Head.

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5.0Dined on May 9, 2018

Had a wonderful dinner on Hilton Head. This restaurant was a rel find. For a relaxing evening out. The food and service was excellent. We sat outside on a pleasant spring evening. The noise from the road was present but not intrusive. No bugs but I am not sure I would eat outside during the summer. The art was interesting. We did not see all of it as there was another room off the main room. I do not know if we could have gone there. Overall an excellent experience

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5.0Dined on May 9, 2018

The Studio is my favorite restaurant! The food and service are beyond reproach!

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5.0Dined on May 9, 2018

The Studio never ceases to Amaze! The wait staff is always attentive. The food was exceptional. We dined outside for the first time and it was great. We will always make this our special dinner when we’re in Hilton Head.

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5.0Dined on May 6, 2018

My fiancé and I throughly enjoyed our experience there and will definitely return

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4.0Dined on May 5, 2018

We loved the outdoor seating and being Vegans we’re very excited and pleasantly surprised with the menu options. The food was delicious and our servers were very gracious and accommodating. The live music was not our favorite but it did not take away from our night.

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4.0Dined on May 4, 2018

We truly loved the food and service. Three of us had a special of the night meal that was wonderful It was paella and truly great.
The ambiance was delightful along with the live music that made it truly special.
We will come back soon! Most Hilton Head restaurants are nothing to write home about but t
The Studio was worth this review given they made friend getogether memorable.

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4.0Dined on May 3, 2018

Nice experience.
Loved the quiet guitar. Made the evening very nice.
The onion crab bisque was excellent .
Filet done just right.

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5.0Dined on May 1, 2018

Food was excellent. Quiet music by live artist. Service well done but not intrusive.

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4.0Dined on April 25, 2018

We will be back to try other menu items. I could have made a meal alone on the Cauliflower appetizer.

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5.0Dined on April 24, 2018

excellent food, service, acoustic guitar music during dinner. heard rumors the portions were small, quite the contrary a very filling and tasty meal. Off the beaten path in HHI, but definitely worth finding it if you're looking for a somewhat romantic, artistic evening with great food and easy listening music. we'll be back.

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

Our server was top notch! The food was amazing! They were accommodating to our needs and kind in the process. It was a group of friends traveling from various states to gather for our friend’s funeral. The kind service and the amazing food made a difficult weekend comforting. Thank you!

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

Great and interesting menu selection, generous portions

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

The Service was excellent and accommodating, we enjoyed her attentiveness!
Our entrées were delicious and fresh!
The seafood was yummy and my Hippie Loaf was excellent especially the gravy that accompanied it!
Will definitely return many time!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

The Studio has a very extensive vegan menu as well as steaks poultry and seafood. The portions are generous and the service was great. We totally enjoyed it and would go back.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Wonderful dining experience. Food was terrific and provided some new sauces and flavors. A winner!

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Our first time. Food was outstanding and very nice-sized portions. Hope to return next time we visit Hilton Head!

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4.0Dined on April 10, 2018

A hidden gem. Food was excellent, service was prompt and genuine, and it is not your typical HHI location. Definitely do the crab and Vidalia soup....on an island with some great bisques and chowders, this may be the best!

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Dinner was very relaxing. Food was excellent and service was superb

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

This was our second visit to the Studio and I found it better than the last. We were greeted warmly and seated promptly and the service was quite attentive. I tried their soup of the day, a creative take on hot and sour with many fresh vegetables (it was vegan so there was no chicken which is sometimes included) and the tofu was superbly flavored. My wife really enjoyed her Vidalia onion and crab bisque. Both were large bowls. The chef's take on Rogan Josh, an Indian dish, was different from any I've had before. Five perfectly cooked chops on perfectly cooked rice in a mild curry sauce accompanied by asparagus. I ate every bite. While my wife enjoyed her chicken entree with lobster mac and cheese she thought it over priced.
A neighboring table took advantage of the early dining menu, which is offered weekdays from 5:30 - 6:00; which we will certainly take advantage of next visit - a three course dinner for under $20 with a smaller portion of many of the regular entrees. This would be a bargain for such fine cuisine. However, they do not give you this menu unless you ask for it.
The restaurant is decorated with lots of original artwork and we were entertained by a fine acoustic guitarist who played some of my favorite songs of the past.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

The food was fantastic. It was a unique setting with wonderful live music to sing along to.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Great food great atmosphere! Great service

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Was a lot of fun...art was a little weird, singer was awesome, food was very good. Bring an appetite, the appetizers could be meals!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

We absolutely loved this place! The food was excellent as well as the service. The ambiance is top notch as there is beautiful artwork displayed by the owner/bartender! Her husband just happens to be the chef and does an incredible job. We will definitely return in the near future!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Fantastic restaurant with an eclectic menu. Service was great and food was outstanding. Guitarist was enjoyable

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

Super as usual. One of my favorite places on the Island.

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4.0Dined on April 3, 2018

Great paella in a nice atmosphere
Live music was an added plus
Very close to Shipyard Plantation where we were staying

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

This was our first time at The Studio but it won’t be our last. The main dining room is small and intimate with low lighting, great for a ‘date night ‘. There is a larger back dining room. The wife is an artist and her husband is the chef. He is very good. I had the special which was seared scallops. I was expecting two maybe three. Instead I got six large scallops seasoned and cooked just right. Everything was delicious.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Nice quiet upscale restaurant that would be great for a special occasion or date night. The service was excellent and the food was excellent as well. Highly recommend.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

This was a family outing on vacation. Many of us are vegetarians. There were many vegetarian and vegan meals available, the food was excellent, and the ambiance was wonderful. We truly enjoyed the night and will make it a regular place.

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Loved our food - bisque, salad, grouper & lamb & the mashed potatoes are all scrumptious!
The ambiance is intimate & almost like being in your own dining room. The service is outstanding. This restaurant is a hidden gem !

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Great place. Good food good music

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