Out of the many restaurants you will check off your lifetime bucket list, there will only be a few truly flawless experiences that stand out from the rest. After all, dining is an art! If you’re looking for one such culinary experience during your trip to the Lowcountry, you need to make a reservation at The Bluffton Room! This rustic-chic American restaurant offers top-notch food and a unique atmosphere in the heart of Old Town Bluffton, South Carolina. For more restaurant and bar recommendations, be sure to reference our complimentary Bluffton Vacation Guide!
Everything You Need to Know About The Bluffton Room
If you love a dining room with a “wow” factor, you’ll love The Bluffton Room. The building features exposed brick accents, supple booths, and a polished bar made of reclaimed wood. Most surprising of all is the long, horizontal window behind the bar. On a nice day, this larger-than-life feature slides open to let natural light and fresh air into the restaurant! On a day like this, patrons dining on the patio can walk up and refresh their drink without even stepping foot inside the restaurant.
There aren’t many bartenders that make a point to remember your name the first time you tell them. At this restaurant, that kind of personal touch makes an appearance every night (except Mondays and Sundays, when the restaurant is closed). You won’t be compelled to check your phone every few minutes here. It’s the kind of place that encourages genuine conversation—the kind of place where Southern hospitality is evident!
Memorable American Plates and Tasty Drinks
Last but certainly not least, let’s talk about the menu! Chef Avery Early (who spent 12+ years with the Marriott Corporation) serves up all manner of versatile American bites. This restaurant’s steakhouse-style selection features everything from oysters on the half-shell and lobster mac and cheese to “The Trilogy”—a prime cut carved tableside for parties of three or more. If you’re swinging by for a round (or two) of drinks with a friend, you’ll be met with a colorful variety of drinks and appetizers to choose from. We recommend trying the juicy “Foie Gras Torchon,” a glass of chardonnay in hand!
Local tip: If you find yourself here for lunch on a Friday afternoon, be sure to take advantage of the restaurant’s 25-cent Martini Special!
More Noteworthy Bluffton Restaurants
This lively, elegant spot isn’t the only Bluffton restaurant to have on your radar. Here are some of our other favorites (all within walking distance of Old Town Bluffton Inn):
Whether you choose to dine in Old Town Bluffton, drive out for some Savannah seafood, or head across the bridge to a historic Hilton Head restaurant, there’s a gorgeous, uniquely decorated room waiting for you back at Old Town Bluffton Inn! If you decide to treat your taste buds at The Bluffton Room, you’ll be just a few steps away from your plush bed and silky sheets at Old Town Bluffton Inn! You’ll be able to wake up feeling refreshed the next morning and head down to our lobby for complimentary pastries, teas, and other breakfast bites! Then, for lunch, simply stroll through the Promenade to discover even more local favorite eateries. No matter how you choose to see the sights of the Lowcountry, reserving a room at Old Town Bluffton Inn is the first step toward achieving an unforgettable trip.