Kid Friendly Restaurants



Salty Dog

Enjoy live music, a view of South Beach marina, kids' events and activities such as juggling, hula-hooping, face painting and tie-dying. Be sure to get a photo of your little one with Jake, the Salty Dog. 

The Crazy Crab Harbour Town

The Crazy Crab Harbour Town location offers plenty of entertainment just outside the front door with the Harbour Town Lighthouse, massive playground, live music in the summer and an amazing view of the Calibogue Sound. 

Fishcamp on Broad Creek

With a large outside deck, views of Broad Creek and a full kids' menu, Fishcamp is a favorite for parents. There are games and outdoor activities to keep the kids entertained and live music for adults to enjoy.


Hilton Head Island's only hibachi restaurant is a crowd pleaser for the little ones. The chefs put on a show while cooking your dinner right in front of you. When making reservations be sure to tell them you would like to sit on the hibachi side. 

The French Bakery

Located across from the children's playground at Shelter Cove Community Park, The French Bakery is a great spot to grab some coffee and pasteries, breakfast or lunch if you are in the mood for something more substantial. 

Skull Creek boathouse & Dockside on Skull Creek

These sister restaurants are situated side by side on Skull Creek. Kids can enjoy playing at the pirate ship playground and sprawl out on the green lawn. After dinner families can gather around the fire pits and play life-size Jenga, cornhole, giant Connect Four and more.

Street Meet 

This casual restaurant features patio dining, live entertainment and is known for its hot dogs and burgers. They kids' menu has names such as "I don't know," "I'm not hungry," "I don't like this" and "What's the wifi?"

Local Pie

With locations in both Bluffton and Hilton Head, Local Pie helps parents pass the time between ordering and the arrival of their food by giving kids some pizza dough they can play with at the table. 

Rockfish Seafood & Steaks and The Art Cafe

The Art Cafe and Rockfish Seafood and Steaks partner to keep the kids entertained. Starting at 4 p.m. you can enjoy food and drinks from Rockfish while you and the little ones paint some pottery. 

Old Oyster Factory

Voted one of the "Top 50 Kid-Friendly Restaurants in America" by OpenTable. The Old Oyster Factory offers incredible views of Broad Creek and seasonally live music. 

Up the Creek

A casual waterfront restaurant offering views of Broad Creek. Located at Broad Creek Marina, youngsters will be mesmerized as forklifts drive up and down the dock carrying large boats. Within walking distance of Adventure Hilton Head's zipline, ropes course and go carts. 

Old Town Dispensary

Located in the heart of downtown Bluffton, the Old Town Dispensary has a courtyard with yard games, firepits and live entertainment. 

A Lowcountry backyard

This hidden gem is a perfect place to bring the kids on a clear day. We recommend sitting in the backyard where the kids can enjoy exploring a bit, playing Jenga or one of their yard games. Not interested in games? They offer a swing where you can just sit and relax. 

Cahill's Market

Enjoy authentic Southern cooking in this casual restaurant located in Bluffton on the Cahill Family Farm. The kids (and adults) will love the fresh produce market as well as their generous servings. 

Choo Choo BBQ

Enjoy some of the best BBQ in South Carolina. Dine indoor or outside at this casual, homey restaurant. The building is shaped like a train car and is located on a large lot in Bluffton. 

The Crazy Crab Jarvis Creek 

The Crazy Crab Jarvis Creek provides entertainment for the whole family with an on-site playground and the largest saltwater fish tank on Hilton Head. A large expanded deck is perfect for those warm-weathered nights, listening to live, local music during the beautiful Lowcountry sunsets. Enjoy breathtaking views at brunch on Sundays.

Mellow Mushroom

With a location in Bluffton and one on Hilton Head, Mellow Mushroom is always a great place to eat with the kids. The decor is fun and their menu is super kid-friendly. 

Captain Woody's

Grab a seat at the outside deck (Hilton Head), rooftop deck (Bluffton) and get ready to enjoy your meal. Both locations offer live music. The Bluffton location is just across the street from the Promenade green and their Hilton Head location offers yard games. Both locations offer indoor and outside seating and a full kids' menu. 

Carolina Coffee & Crumbs

Located near the beach on Pope Avenue, Carolina Coffee & Crumbs is the perfect stop during a beach day. Enjoy a bite to eat or a coffee while the kids check out the kids' corner filled with toys and books. 

Hudson's Seafood House on the Docks

Located on Skull Creek you can watch fishing boats bring in fresh catch. Take a walk on the docks, view a picture-perfect sunset and enjoy freshly caught seafood and their famous hush puppies. 

Philly's Café & Deli

This casual eatery is open for lunch Monday to Saturday and offers a kids' deal where one kid eats free for every paying adult on Saturdays. 

Frosty Frog Cafe

Located in Coligny Plaza this fun eatery offers pizza, salads, sandwiches, appetizers and some of the best daiquiris. Dine with the kids on the cafe's large patio, enjoy live music seasonally and don't forget to say hi to Frosty. 

NOTE: While we strive to ensure accuracy, information is subject to change without notice. Please call the establishment directly to verify menus, days and hours.