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Bistro 17
Bistro 17
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Bistro 17

Stunning Waterfront Views of Shelter Cove Harbour


Bistro 17 has been open for 10 years. It’s Country French Cuisine is unique to Hilton Head. From Brittany and Normandy in the north, via the Loire, Burgundy and the Auvergne to the Pyrenees and Provence in the south, the cooking of regional France is justly renowned for the quality of its ingredients, the delicious dishes created from them and the infinite variety of local wines to accompany them

Jim Buckingham, the owner and head Chef has been an Island staple. Jim owned two restaurants on the Island before opening Bistro 17. His love for Country French food has made Bistro 17 a popular place for both locals and visitors alike

“Ok, so dinner tonight was insanely good. The snapper was wonderful and the steaks and lamb terrific. Escargot en Croute delish and baked brie to die for. I think we were the first ones in tonight and the evening was a great one, thanks to your wonderful staff.”

—Skip Ploss

“Outstanding! Piano and clarinet for background, great view of the harbor, great service and absolutely amazing dinner. An experience to remember!”

—Chris Curran

“A wonderful atmosphere, delicious entrees. We sat beside the pianist, Jay, and he did a wonderful job. We will go back again the next time we are in Hilton Head.”

—Dea Scott Weller

“This is one of our favorite restaurants. We make it a rule to try to go every time we visit Hilton Head. Food is great, service is excellent, ownership is always visible.”

—John Kelly

“Great experience. We met friends from years ago , and totally enjoyed ourselves. Excellent wine list , best Scallops I’ve ever had”

—Keith Mcadams

“French food done exquisitely and healthy (I had the mustard peppered wild salmon)! Beautiful atmosphere, great service – can’t wait to come back”

—Lori Fogel La Forgia

Incredible Sunsets . Live Music . Outdoor Seating . Dog Friendly OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!
Lunch 11am-5pm . Dinner 5pm-9:30pm
Happy Hour at The Bar 5pm-7pm
843.785.5517 .
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