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IP - Best Sushi


In the mood for dinner and a show? Then head over to Hinoki, and sit at the lively sushi bar where you can enjoy fresh sushi prepared creatively by their master chefs.
37 New Orleans Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

IP - Best Tapas Restaurant

Daniel’s Restaurant & Lounge

Reviewed by a customer as one of the best kept secrets on the island, Daniel’s Restaurant & Lounge offers an international tapas menu with cuisine from Europe, the Mediterranean, Asia, India as well as the United States.
4 North Forest Beach Drive, No. 114 Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

IP - Best Tax Service

EDI Financial

Residents trust the investment advisors and accountants with EDI Financial when their important tax documents start rolling in. Robert Star, Greg Sams and Jim Van Grouw are there to answer those complicated tax questions so you don’t have to.
29 Plantation Park Drive, Suite 803, Bluffton, SC 29910

IP - Best Thrift Shop

The Litter Box

The Litter Box Thrift Shop is a treasure trove for thrift shop lovers. But even better than picking up that unbelievable thrift store find, is that knowing while doing so, you benefit the Hilton Head Humane Association.
46 Old Wild Horse Road, Suite 5-6, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

IP - Best Travel Agency

Valerie Wilson Travel

Imagine the ideal vacation. All the details are tended to perfectly and all that’s let is for you to have the time of your life. This dream can be reality when you enlist the aid of Valerie Wilson Travel.
1000 William Hilton Parkway, No. 104, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

IP - Best Urgent Care Center

Doctors Care

Need a doctor’s office that will be there when you need it - when a cough and runny nose pop up or other offices are closed? That’s when you can rely on Doctors Care. The medical professionals at Doctors Care emphasize the “care” in urgent care.
64 Bluffton Road, Bluffton, SC 29910
845 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

IP - Best Vacation Rental Company

Beach Properties of Hilton Head

Whether you’re arranging a girls’ weekend, golf trip or family getaway, Beach Properties offers the finest luxurious, privately owned, oceanfront homes, villas and condos. When you’re surrounded by beautiful white beaches, quality golf and tennis facilities, who would want to ever go home?
35 Bow Circle Road, Palmetto Bay Office, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

IP - Best Veterinary Clinic

Animal Care Clinic

Island residents trust Dr. Dorian Colorado and Dr. Kara Klewein to take care of their four-legged family members.
46 Wild Horse Road, Suite 4, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

IP - Best Wings

Wild Wing Cafe

From mild and sweet to so hot you need sunscreen, Wild Wing Café’s plump wings offer something for every chicken wing enthusiast.
1188 Fording Island Road, Bluffton, SC 29910
72 Pope Avenue, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

IP - Best Yoga Studio

Jiva Yoga

It’s not just about stretching your body beyond traditional human understanding. The yoga instructors at Jiva Yoga are committed to helping you find your center. They want to inspire and empower their students toward wholeness in health and wellbeing through the practice of yoga.
1032 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928