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Michael Anthony's Cucina Italiana

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37 New Orleans Rd, Suite L, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4747
+1 843-785-6272
17:15 - 21:30
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restaurant has been on our list for quite a while, based on its reputation. It did not disappoint. The service was efficient and correct. And the food was outstanding from appetizer to dessert. The crab meat in the Sicilian salad was plump and delicious. The veal scallopini and the beef short ribs (a special that night) were melt in... More 

Bluffton, South Carolina
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67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went there when we moved to the area and enjoyed the food. I believe it was busy and we had a wait time. Pretty decent menu and the food was good.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great meal! I am gluten free and had a wonderful seafood pasta dish and a Caesar salad! Lucy was an amazing server and was completely tuned in to all of our needs. Hubby had filet mignon which was done perfectly! Tirimisu and salted caramel gelato were the perfect finish to our meals. They seated us in the "market"... More 

Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Best Italian restaurant, possibly the best restaurant on Hilton Head Island. Dress is Casual but not informal, I would say Business Casual.

Hilton Head Island
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's always a debate as to which restaurant is The Best on the Island. So how is it that one restaurant is always in the debate? Excellent food with unexpected chef touches, service both friendly and knowledgeable, and a relaxed atmosphere with lively diners who always come back are good clues. Don't miss this place.

Hilton Head, South Carolina
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We always enjoy this restaurant which is our favorite for special occasions. The food and the service are excellent and the ambiance is great. We would not hesitate to recommend this Michael Anthony's Cucina to anyone who is looking for a fine dining experience.

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73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went for a night out. We haven't been in a few years. It was even better than the last time that we went. The service was very good. I had the pear salad and my husband had the beet salad for appetizer. For the entree', I had the ravioli of the day which was mushrooms in a sage sauce... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing dinner, service & atmosphere. I have never had anything less than an excellent meal here. Great wine selection. We come to the area a few times a year and would not consider our trip complete without at least one visit to Michael Anthony's

Hilton Head, South Carolina
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124 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It has been awhile since we dined here, although my wife has attended many of the demonstration cooking classes in the mean time. We went with good friends who said that the last time they attended, it was a little disappointing. We were greeted at the front door (by name) like old friends and shown to a quiet table which... More 

Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived, our server Jay did a great job at recommending some special dishes off the menu and overall offered fantastic service. The quality and flavour of the food was brilliant. Overall, I would highly recommend this restaurant if you're looking for an elegant dining experience which offers great food and service!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:15 - 21:30
17:15 - 21:30
17:15 - 21:30
17:15 - 21:30
17:15 - 21:30
17:15 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 New Orleans Rd, Suite L, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4747
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-785-6272
Michael Anthony’s Cucina Italiana offers traditional regional Italian cuisine combining innovative presentations and style. The award winning culinary team presents a menu using the freshest ingredients for an unforgettable culinary experience featuring homemade gnocchi, succulent veal,daily selections of fresh fish and house-made desserts. Acknowledged by food and wine enthusiasts and critics alike, the restaurant presents a fine-dining experience combining an award-winning wine list, exquisite food, attentive service and the personal touch of a family-owned restaurant serving the Lowcountry since 2002. In addition, Michael Anthony’s operates a Cooking School conducting weekly hands-on and demonstration style cooking classes and a specialty Italian market. Please visit our website or call for information for our class schedule or dining reservations.

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