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San Miguel's Mexican Cafe

9 Harbourside Ln, Shelter Cove Harbour, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3568
+1 843-842-4555
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (81 reviews)
“fajitas” (60 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Harbourside Ln, Shelter Cove Harbour, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3568
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good Mexican entrees in a quaint family/group/couple friendly spot on the harbor. Attentive staff, fairly priced meal. Grilled Chicken Fajitas and Chicken Burrito good tasty portion size. Mexican rice was fair. Great for a sunset Meal.

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had lunch here and it was very good with great Margaritas! It had a great view of Shelter Cove Harbor with plenty of outdoor seating. It would be a fun place to go for happy hour or dinner in nice weather. Service was very...More

Thank funinthesunConcord
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very good restaurant that has an outside bar overlooking the big yachts. The service was good and it was very busy. Piper was very nice and attentive. Margaritas were excellent! Had a fish combo burrito - would not have that again. My wife loved the...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant on our recent visit on shelter cove. The ambience is good and located opp to the marina with a good view. This restaurant has many choices esp. vegetarian have quite a few options. They provided free chips and salsa. we ordered...More

1  Thank Ramesh T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Service was excellent-friendly, fast and helpful. Food was mediocre-definitely American Mexican food and not Mexican food. Overall good experience.

Thank ariamedicine
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was some of the best Mexican food we have ever had! The variety was incredible, the servers suggestions were spot on and the quality of the food was very high!

Thank GSWeisbarth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When in Hilton Head we never miss the opportunity to visit and dine at San Miguel’s on multiple occasions.Steak Fajitas are amazing as is the cheese queso and salsa. The salsa is so good we always buy a quart of it to take home. Staff...More

Thank Pittsburgh D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my favorite Mexican restaurant in the warm weather when you can sit outside by the harbor at Shelter Cove. I love the frozen drinks and the fajitas. I've always gotten good service, whether at lunch or dinner. I love to take my dog,...More

1  Thank King_NCRetired
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to San Miguel’s on Friday Night. Place was busy but the waitstaff was wonderful and very attentive. Had the Cabo Wabo Salad and a Margarita! Really good- salad was fresh and the Avacado was perfect! The Grilled Chicken I top was flavorful and generous!...More

1  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we eat at San Miguel’s I get the pleasure of having Piper as my server! She’s such a welcoming person and always makes sure to check in. Piper makes our San Miguel’s experience complete with her smile and enthusiasm! I defiantly recommend this...More

Thank Lara M
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Amanda S
13 January 2017|
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Response from Maryanne L | Property representative |
Yes, San Miguel's does have a children's menu! Child sized quesadillas, tacos, enchiladas, burritos, chicken fingers, nachos, hamburgers and cheeseburgers are available in addition to kiddie cocktails, non-alcoholic... More
23 July 2016|
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Response from Maryanne L | Property representative |
We are approximately 2.5 miles from the Sea Pines Circle. Our physical address is 9 Harbouside Lane, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928. You can also call us at 843-842-4555 and we can give you good directions!
11 July 2016|
Response from Maryanne L | Property representative |
Chris Jones's Facebook page has all of his current information. He isn't playing regularly at San Miguel's like he used to but he is still playing on Hilton Head at different locations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Harbourside Ln, Shelter Cove Harbour, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3568
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-842-4555
San Miguel's, located on the water in beautiful Shelter Cove Harbour, serves award winning Margaritas and has served the freshest Mexican food on Hilton Head since 1977
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