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10 Yum-mazing Eats in Bluffton

ERA Evergreen



Jun 30 6 minutes read

Are your taste buds craving for something amazing? Here in Lowcountry, good food is a top priority. 

Bluffton houses some of the best restaurants in the whole South Carolina, and townies & vacationers alike can't get enough of these toothsome eats.  From the good 'ole Southern grub to the unique taste of Mediterranean cooking , you're sure to enjoy each bite of flavor!

Get diverse choices and hop from one yum-mazing meal to another-- here's our list of the top restaurants to try while you're here.

Dolce Vita Italian Ristorante

163 Bluffton Rd, Suite F, Bluffton, SC 29910

Dolce Vita brings you the taste of authentic Southern & Central Italian cuisines, served in an intricate fine dining set up. Experience homemade meals with hearty servings, cooked old world style! Chef and owner, Joe Ventrice incorporates his 35 years of experience in every plate, and promises to exceed your expectations! Delizioso!

The Cottage

38 Calhoun St., Bluffton, SC 29910

Great things come in small packages, they say, and The Cottage truly lives up to it! A quaint little restaurant with a truckload of charm, spend the whole day tasting their superb menu from breakkie, lunch, until dinner time. Dine indoors or out on the porch and fill up your tummy with scrumptious old-world Southern meals. Their bakery also boasts fabulous fresh-baked pies, cakes, tarts, scones, and cookies perfect for an afternoon tea or a delectable dessert after meals. 

Check out this cozy, restored 1868 cottage in the art-rich historic district! Truly, a one-stop destination for everyone!

Local Pie Bluffton

15 State of Mind St, Bluffton, SC 29910

Get your dose of pizza pie from the 1st and only true Neopolitan-style wood-fired pizza on this side of town, Local Pie. Expect only the highest quality of regionally-sourced ingredients on top of your house made dough. 

Aside from giving you vegan-friendly food choices and ensuring a fresh and healthy meal, Local Pie also makes an effort to utilize reclaimed and recycled materials. This helps the sustainability of the environment and lessens the impact of any carbon footprint. Help save Mother Nature while munching on pizza! (sounds insanely good, doesn't it?)

Saigon Cafe

1304 Fording Island Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910

Rejuvinate your love for Pho! Visit Saigon Cafe and take your fixation to Asian food on a whole new level! Taste award winning cuisines made with premium fresh ingredients, all while creating a unique and memorable dining experience. 

Vegan-friendly and gluten-free options are available! Take your family out for a cultural journey through these Vietnamese food plates. Everyone is welcome!


1301 May River Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910

"Don't panic, it's organic!"

Surprise yourself with a different set of menu every time you visit Farm! Their menus change frequently, depending on the seasonal bounty of Lowcountry produce. They also explore diverse cultural traditions and create contemporary culinary ideas that are out of this world!

Expect interesting flavors layered with complexity, and enjoy the stories within each ingredient they use. Definitely a new and hip way to dine without counting calories.

Octagon Porch

477 Mt Pelia Rd Bluffton, SC 29910

Dine at the Octagon Porch and drink in the overlooking view of the Inn Backyard, with its fire pits, pools , and sweeping oak trees, along the inlaid waterways and gas lit lanterns. 

Octagon Porch presents a mix of current and traditional, with its Southern hospitality partnered with modern interpretations of classic Carolina cuisines that flourishes in the heart of a true Southerner. Enjoy their signature cocktails & superb choices of wines, or chill out with a mug of ice cold beer from one of their local craft beer selections.

Truffles Cafe Bluffton

91 Towne Dr Belfair Towne Village, Bluffton, SC 29910

Savour delicious food in an upscale ambience, right here at Truffles Cafe!

Take your significant other for a romantic dinner outside or dine inside for a casually classic interior. Share a plate or two of their hearty American meals and try their delectable desserts oozing of Southern flair. Expect huge portions every time you eat here! Definitely worth the price.

The Pearl

55 Calhoun Street Bluffton, SC 29910

Don't you just love it when you SEA food? Well, we do!

Taste the fusion of different cuisines in inspired coastal dishes only at The Pearl! Savour the freshest seafood served in a manner that will entice & excite you, and make you crave for more! Celebrate special occasions, or treat yourself to a fresh take on Old Town Bluffton here at The Pearl and please your palates each time!

Cahill's Market & Chicken Kitchen

1055 May River Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910

Oh, crispy fried chicken--how Southerners love thee. Truly one of the most popular comfort foods not only in the South, but all around the globe! And here in Cahill's Market, you get the best and most delicious flavor you can ever imagine!

A market and kitchen in one, Cahill's bring you the freshest ingredients used to make your favorite Southern dishes and delicacies. Take a whiff of the delicious smell of home-cooked food, and feel warm and cozy inside with each bite every time you drop by!

Calhoun Street Tavern

9 Promenade St Ste 1201 Bluffton, SC 29910

A neighborhood gem where where fine spirits are drank, laughs are had, and stories are told. Calhoun Street Tavern not only brings you classic cocktails and ice cold beer-- paired with a chef who created a driven menu of Southern plates, expect a full on Lowcountry experience! A perfect pick -me up during a downer day, see familiar faces while you relax and stuff your mouth with comfort food. Yes, in Calhoum Street Tavern, you are HOME.

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