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hilton head seafood restaurant

Hudson’s serves dinner seven nights a week starting at 5pm. All tables feature extraordinary views of Port Royal Sound for a truly unique Lowcountry dining experience. Hudson’s Hilton Head restaurant employs the largest and one of only two remaining fishing fleets on the island which brings fresh local seafood straight from our Skull Creek docks to your dinner table. Share the excitement as our crews unload thousands of oysters, shrimp and soft shell crabs from the day’s catch. We seat on a first come first serve basis. No reservations or call aheads accepted. PDF Menu

HUDSON’S ON THE DOCKS DINNER MENU

A LA CARTE

YEAR ‘ROUND: Always, forever, perpetually available at Hudson’s.

STEAMED LOCAL SHRIMP IN THE SHELL GF
Seasoned with OLD BAY® and served with cocktail sauce and drawn butter………………………………………………. half order 10 full order 17 

STEAMED COMBO GF
Local shell-on shrimp, local littleneck clams, local cluster oysters and corn, steamed with OLD BAY® Seasoning and served with cocktail sauce, butter and horseradish. (When oysters are out of season, we will substitute with snow crab.)…………………………………………20 

SHRIMP PINKIE
Steamed local shell-on shrimp, smoked sausage, corn, OLD BAY® Seasoning………………………………………………….14 

SEASONAL: If there’s the letter “R” in the month, and its home is a shell, they’re in season—sort of.

STEAMED LOCAL CLUSTER OYSTERS IN THE SHELL GF ……………………………………half bucket 11 bucket 20 

RAW OR STEAMED LOCAL LITTLE NECK CLAMS* GF See daily specials menu for raw clams…………………………………………………dozen 12 

SNOW CRAB LEGS GF ……………….half pound or full pound priced daily 

SOUPS

Always hearty, good, and loaded with premium seafood.

SHE CRAB SOUP
A tradition at Hudson’s………………………………………………………….. cup 6 bowl 7 

SEAFOOD GUMBO
A Cajun-style gumbo made with dark roux and loaded with fresh seafood, sausage and vegetables…………………………………………… cup 6 bowl 7 

NEW ENGLAND CLAM CHOWDER…………………………………. cup 6 bowl 7 

Shrimp by the pound for retail sale in our Oyster Bar (headless, shell-on). Ask your server for details

 

APPETIZERS

Scrumptious items that can be savored in every season. 

LOCAL FRIED GREEN TOMATOES
Onion and bacon jam, tomato chutney, goat cheese, arugula, balsamic glaze…………………………………………………………………………………………….. 10 

COCONUT SHRIMP
Fried and served with orange marmalade dipping sauce…………………………

REAL DEAL BBQ SHRIMP
Local beer-braised shell-on shrimp, garlic, butter, peppers, French baguette….13 

SHRIMP COCKTAIL GF
Fresh from our docks……………………………………………………………………………………

PEI MUSSELS MARINIÈRE GF
White wine, butter, herbs, lemon, onions, tomatoes, cream, garlic toasted French baguette…………………………………………………………………………………………..15 

BLING BLING SHRIMP
Local shrimp, Sambol aioli, Asian slaw, lettuce wrap……………………………….12 

CAN’T DECIDE SAMPLER (for two)
Two of each item: oysters hudson, oysters rockefeller, stuffed mushrooms, mini crab cakes and blackened scallops………………………. 16 

CRAB CAKE
100% jumbo lump and colossal blue crab, little filler………………………………16 

CRAB STUFFED MUSHROOM CAPS
If there’s a finer way to fill a mushroom, we can’t think of it…………………….

SEASONAL: Determined by Mother Nature, ocean temperatures, tides, favorable winds, the Dow Jones Index, the proper attitude and just how lucky our fishermen are. 

OYSTERS ON THE HALF-SHELL, SHUCKED TO ORDER* GF
(See daily specials menu.)

OYSTERS HUDSON
One half-dozen select oysters wrapped in bacon and deep fried.
It is very popular, and you’ll love them!……………………………………………………..

OYSTERS ROCKEFELLER
First prepared in 1899 by the chef at Antoine’s Restaurant in New Orleans—called Rockefeller because of the very rich taste…………………….12 

 

SIGNATURE SALADS

All our dressings are homemade and use South Carolina produce whenever possible. The salads are crisp, cool and delicious. 

HOUSE SALAD GF
Mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion and your choice of dressing………………………………………………………………………………….small 4 large 6 

CAESAR SALAD
Traditional Caesar salad with romaine lettuce, homemade croutons, Caesar dressing, and grated Parmesan………………………………small 4 large 7 (Add anchovies for $1) 

SPINACH AND PEAR SALAD
Baby spinach, spiced Georgia pecans, poached pears, blue cheese crumbles, port wine vinaigrette………………………………………….small 5 large 8 

WEDGE SALAD
Crisp, cool iceberg lettuce, tomato, bacon and blue cheese crumbles, blue cheese dressing……………………………………………………………………………………

7 DAY SLAW GF
Hudson’s own vinegar-based coleslaw, sweet and peppery. The recipe is on the back of your menu…………………………………………………………………………….

ADD A PROTEIN? Add one of these items to the salads above. 

SHRIMP (fried, broiled, blackened, or pan sautéed)……………………………….. 9
FRIED OYSTERS………………………………………………………………………………………. 10
GRILLED CHICKEN GF ………………………………………………………………………………7
GRILLED SALMON* GF …………………………………………………………………………… 10
LOCAL FISH GF ………………………………………………………………………………………….16 

Housemade Dressings: Ranch, 1000 Island, Honey Mustard, Lite Italian, White Balsamic Vinaigrette GF , Blue Cheese, Ginger-Lime Vinaigrette GF , Port Wine Vinaigrette, Tomato Vinaigrette GF , Oil and Vinegar GF .

 

SEAFOOD SPECIALTIES

Entrées served with hushpuppies, a vegetable side, and your choice of baked potato, red rice, or french fries, unless otherwise noted. 

FISH N’ CHIPS
Fat Tire beer batter, malt vinegar, tartar sauce…………………………………………18 

LOCAL SHRIMP GF
Butterflied fried, pan sautéed, broiled or blackened………………………………20 

STUFFED SHRIMP
Large shrimp, stuffed with crabmeat. Broiled or fried……………………………. 24 

GRILLED ATLANTIC SALMON* GF
Local honey-corriander glaze…………………………………………………………………… 22 

MARYLAND-STYLE CRAB CAKES
100% jumbo lump and colossal blue crab, little filler…………………………….. 29 

SEAFOOD PASTA
Chef’s choice. Ask your server about today’s preparation. Served with garlic bread and hushpuppies…………………………………………………………………….21 (Substitute chicken for seafood $16) (Substitute Alfredo sauce for $2) 

CATCH OF THE DAY*
“The best of today’s fresh catch.” Filleted in house ………………. priced daily 

TWIN COLD WATER LOBSTER TAILS GF
Charbroiled with butter……………………………………………………………………………..34 

FLOUNDER FILLET GF
Freshly-caught and skinless—fried, blackened or pan seared……………….. 22 

STUFFED FLOUNDER
Fresh flounder stuffed with our famous jumbo lump crab mixture. Broiled and served over shrimp Creole sauce………………………………………… 24 

TRADITIONAL LOWCOUNTRY SHRIMP AND GRITS
Pan sautéed local shrimp in a savory and spicy bacon gravy over local stone-ground grits. Served with hushpuppies…………………………19 

OYSTERS
Plenty of oysters – breaded and fried………………………………………………………. 23 

COMBINATION PLATTER* GF
Pick two of the following: shrimp, oysters, scallops, seasonal fish—fried, broiled, blackened or pan seared…………………………………………………………….. 24
(Upgrade the seasonal fish to flounder for only $3) 

NEPTUNE’S SEAFOOD PLATTER* GF
A veritable feast consisting of oysters, scallops, shrimp, deviled crab and seasonal fish—fried, broiled, blackened or pan seared…………………….27
(Upgrade the seasonal fish to flounder for only $3) 

ALMOND CRUSTED GROUPER
Pan sautéed and served with citrus beurre blanc…………………………………… 26 

SCALLOPS* GF
Sweet, tender and delicious—fried, broiled, blackened or pan seared…………26 

 

LANDFOOD

HUDSON’S GROUND BRISKET BURGER* – 8 OZ.
Angus ground brisket and chuck. Pan grilled and served with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, and choice of american, cheddar, swiss, provolone or blue cheese…………..11………….. add bacon 1……………. 1 lb double 15 

FILET MIGNON* – 8 OZ. GF
Angus Beef tenderloin grilled to your preference……………………………………27 

N.Y. STRIP STEAK* – 14 OZ. GF
Angus Beef grilled to your preference…………………………………………………….. 26 

CHICKEN PARMESAN
Grilled or fried 8 oz. Claxton chicken breast topped with marinara and provolone cheese…………………………………………………………………………………………18 

VEGETARIAN RAVIOLI
Chef’s choice. Ask your server about today’s preparation………………………16
(Substitute Alfredo sauce for $2) 

SOUTHERN FRIED CHICKEN TENDERS
Served with your choice of sauces: bbq, honey mustard, ranch…………….14 

EXTRAS

SAUTÉED JUMBO LUMP CRAB – 4 OZ. GF ………………………………………… 12
BAKED POTATO GF ……………………………………………………………………………….. 3.5
FRENCH FRIES……………………………………………………………………………………….. 3.5
RED RICE………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 2.5
SIDE PASTA………………………………………………………………………………………………… 4
GARLIC BREAD…………………………………………………………………………………………..3
HUSHPUPPIES………………………………………………………………………………………… 3.5
BROCCOLI GF …………………………………………………………………………………………. 2.5 

BEVERAGES

FRESH BREWED ICED TEA, DOUWE EGBERT’S 100% COLOMBIAN DARK ROAST, COKE, SPRITE, GINGER ALE, DIET COKE, MINUTE MAID LEMONADE & ROOT BEER……………………….. unlimited refills 2.5 

HOMEMADE DESSERTS

KEY LIME PIE
Smooth, tart and cool, the perfect ending…………………………………..

MUD PIE “ENOUGH FOR TWO”
Hilton Head Ice Cream’s cappuccino ice cream, chocolate fudge, Oreo cookie crumb….mmm, so good!……………………………………………..

BESSIE’S PEANUT BUTTER PIE
Bessie makes all the desserts, and this one is her favorite………………………..

OLD-FASHIONED HOT FUDGE SUNDAE……………………………………………..

HILTON HEAD ICE CREAM Vanilla bean, chocolate, or Oreo ice cream in a cup………………………………….