Top Four French Restaurants on Hilton Head Island

My picks for the top four French Restaurants on Hilton Head Island:

1. Chez George

2. Charlie’s L’Etoile Verte.

3.Bistro 17

4. The French Baker


Chez George – Authentic French Fine Dining Located on New Orleans Road, Hilton Head Island


Owner George Casalicchhio wants dining at Chez George to be a celebration of the community, a special gathering place for families, friends, and neighbors who want to come together.

With every meal, you receive the full measure and passion of a man devoted to his chosen work.

Casalicchio has had a passion for bistros since his childhood growing up on Long Island in New York.

The menus will change with the seasons as only the freshest ingredients will be used from local resources.  The winter menu includes baked oysters with fennel, shallots, and fried leeks.

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Another popular menu item is the ribeye steak with escargot.


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Charlie’s L’Toile Verte – French-American cuisine on New Orleans Road, Hilton Head

A place for good food, good wine, and unforgettable memories. Whether it’s a grand celebration or just a cozy dinner for two, Charlie’s will deliver memories that will last long after the last

bite is taken.


Fabulous Fried Quail with Farro Pilaf and Asparagus With Roasted Red Pepper Romesco Sauce is a specialty of the house.

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           Mussels Casino

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Bistro 17 – 17 Harbourside Lane in Shelter Cove Marina


For French cuisine expertly prepared with great views of Shelter Cover Marina, Bistro 17 is the place to go.  Crabcakes are fabulous and wine pairings are available for every course. It’s Country French Cuisine is unique

to Hilton Head.  Jim Buckingham, owner, and head Chef has been an island staple popular with locals and visitors.


Open for lunch, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or dinner 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.



The French Bakery, 28 Shelter Cove Lane


Delightful cuisine and ambiance – open seven days a week until 3 p.m.!!!  This baker is flourishing more than ever in Shelter Cove Community Park and Broad Creek, where you will find plenty of outdoor setting to enjoy a waterfront view. Chef Marek and his team are constantly creating specials that are sure to keep you coming back to try what’s new.

Amazing, delicious pies can be ordered – French Apple, Cherry, Blueberry, Keylime and more!

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Potato panckes drizzled with a creamy mushroom sauce are made fresh daily. Everyone drooling yet?

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Try this avocado with a pastrami style salmon toast, red onions, horseradish cream cheese, roasted tomatoes, and micro greens. Oh my!!!!

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