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Charlie's L'Etoile Verte


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Soup Of The Day
Pate Maison
Fresh Mozzarella, Tomatoes, And Basil Pesto
Smoked Maine Salmon
Escargot ā la Bourgnignone
Pan Roasted Bluffton Oysters
all entrees include a house salad, and are accompanied with potatoes au gratin and fresh vegetables
Atlantic Cod Encrusted In Parmesan Crust
Local Flounder Sauteed Meuniere
Grilled Snapper
Large Sea Scallops
Local Swordfish
Filet Mignon, Boursin Fines Herbes
Breast Of Duck
raspberry demi-glace
Domestic Rack Of Lamb
rosemary au jus
Pave Au Chocolat
Bread Pudding, Crème Anglaise
Caramel Cake
with fine muscat
In 1982, Charlie Golson opened the doors of his Hilton Head Island restaurant based on cuisine of the ”L’etoile Verte,” a small café he frequented while living in Paris. The restaurant has grown over the years but the “Green Star” maintains the same basis by offering French-American Cuisine cooked with the finest ingredients of the lowcountry all made possible by a menu that is hand written daily. Our wine list offers over six hundred selections, and has been awarded the “Best of Award” by Wine Spectator. Suivez-moi à L’etoile Verte!!
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
French, Seafood
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed yesterday

Don't often visit French Restaurant I expected a fine wine list which I passed on. I ordered gin and tonic very reasonable $7.00 and my wife ordered Brut at $10. Now I was stumped as what to order. I loved the bread ate two loafs....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 560bobm
Reviewed 2 days ago

even the bread was really good! the wine list is, well, overwhelming in a good way. the menu, mostly sea food, is one of the best on the island and maybe South Carolina. pricey but well worth it.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank roadguyPittsburgh_Pa
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Charlie’s has an undercurrent of conversation going on constantly as it seems people dine here for good food, good wine and good conversation. Charlie’s delivers on all counts! The wait staff is always attentive and helpful; going out of their way to make sure you...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lowcountryfare
Reviewed 4 days ago

The menu is very very heavily seafood so if you are not a seafood lover the choices are very limited. The bar menu is awesome but the bar area is TINY! If you want to enjoy the bar get there early!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank pattipf
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent customer service, the food is fabulous and consistent time after time. The atmosphere is great. One of the best restaurants in Hilton Head.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Cqrnsand
Margaux1982, General Manager at Charlie's L'Etoile Verte, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much, always a pleasure to have you here at Charlie’s!

Reviewed 6 days ago

I just had lunch at Charlie's again, and was impressed, as always with the quality and taste of the food there. The prices are very reasonable, and the menu has so many delicious options it is hard to choose...I often go back to my favorite...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Cheryl M
Margaux1982, General Manager at Charlie's L'Etoile Verte, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for the great detailed review, we appreciate you and look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We lunched here and loved the food, the staff, and the ambience. Everything was top rate. This is a definite "go back for more" place.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank irenebadams
Margaux1982, General Manager at Charlie's L'Etoile Verte, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for choosing Charlie’s for lunch!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had visited the #1 and #2 Trip Advisor restaurants when this restaurant caught my eye on the website. I particularly was drawn to the word French since I seldom eat at a French restaurant. When I called to make a reservation, the person answered...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Margaux1982, General Manager at Charlie's L'Etoile Verte, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the sharing your detailed experience, we appreciate you choosing Charlie’s for dinner. We do not insider ourselves to be a French restaurant but rather Lowcountry with a French flare.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How did we miss Charlie's the past 4 years??? What a delightful restaurant! We ended up enjoying dinner here 2 nights during our 8 day stay on HHI and with all the great restaurants we usually don't eat at any of them twice during our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DonnaJLB
Margaux1982, General Manager at Charlie's L'Etoile Verte, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for choosing Charlie’s again, we look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The wedge salad wasn’t great, our swordfish was excellent but cod was only average. Our biggest issue was although the wait staff was very articulate and did a good job, we somehow felt rushed. We were out the door in 45 minutes which we feel...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank T6218VVgregw
Margaux1982, General Manager at Charlie's L'Etoile Verte, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are very disappointed to hear that you were not 100% satisfied and felt rushed. This week we have been working out the kinks with a new kitchen, If you decide to give us another chance we will surely make it up to you and...More

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sorry I saw this too late to respond, but I do not know the answer
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Pretty much all the time. Closed Sundays.
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