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Nunzio Restaurant & Bar

There are many area attractions, shops, and activities to keep you busy throughout your Hilton Head Island stay. Add some delicious Italian food as a cap to your day’s adventures. Visit Nunzio Restaurant for a taste at 18 New Orleans Road or call 843-715-2172. They are open daily for happy hour 4-6 p.m., early dining 4:30-5:15 p.m., and dinner starting at 4:30 p.m.

Early Dining

Be the first each day to taste delicious Italian dishes. For an appetizer, there is a variety of salads, along with Tuscan vegetable soup with cannellini beans and tubetti pasta. Main courses include Petto Di Pollo Marsala – chicken breast with seasonal mushrooms, Marsala wine, demi-glace, and fresh thyme. Enjoy veal piccata: a loin of veal medallions, garlic, capers, lemon juice, and white wine demi-glace, or the catch of the day, featuring both local and Mediterranean fish. Finish the meal with a gelato, Cannolo Siciliano – ricotta, chocolate chips, orange zest, pistachio, and seasonal fruit, or panna cotta frutta di bosco: Nunzio Ristorante’s signature eggless custard with candied orange, seasonal berries, and raspberry coulis.


Start your dinner with the Taglliere di fromaggi, an Italian cheese board with green olives, Calabrese, walnut halves, and drizzled organic honey. The salsiccia al pugliese gives you a taste of Italian sausage with bell peppers, onions, garlic, and fresh tomato sauce. You can also enjoy a variety of salads, along with pasta e fagioli all Toscana – a Tuscan vegetable soup with cannellini beans and tubetti pasta.

Primi (Pasta)

Choose the ravioli of the day, Tagliatelle alla Bolognese – a classic Bologna meat sauce over hand cut tagliatelle pasta and parmigiano reggiano or go for something a little more. Penne Baresane features penne pasta, Italian sausage, bell pepper, onions, spicy tomato sauce, garlic and oil, and araganati crisp, while Fusilli Calabrese al Cinghiale is an artisan fusilli topped with slow-braised wild board shoulder in a red wine tomato sauce.


Choose from a variety of chicken and veal dishes, like Petto di Pollo Marsala – a chicken breast topped with seasonal mushrooms, Marsala wine, demi-glace, and fresh thyme, or vitello piccata: loin of veal medallions, garlic, capers, lemon juice, and white wine demi-glace. For something lighter, choose the Pesce del Giorno, the fish of the day featuring local and Mediterranean fish.


Wrap up the meal with delicious Italian favorites like tiramisu or try the espresso crème brulee – double cream custard, espresso coffee, and caramelized raw sugar, or the bombato cioccolatino: Nunzio Restaurant’s signature hot chocolate souffle cake served with vanilla gelato. There is so much to choose from you’ll need to come back again to try more!


Choose a red, white, or other wine from the extensive wine list. From the vineyards of Italy to vineyards of the U.S., there’s a perfect pairing for your meal. Order by the glass, half bottle, or full bottle.

Incredible Italian on Hilton Head

You came to Hilton Head to experience a new place on a fun, relaxing getaway with loved ones. While you’re planning everything from where to go and what to eat – like delicious Italian food from Nunzio’s, make sure you book a stay in a vacation rental by Coastal Vacation Rentals. We have units as small as one bedroom all the way up to seven bedrooms for a large group reunion!

You’ll have access to private outdoor spaces like a pool, balcony, or deck. Relax indoors in stylish bedrooms. Try preparing your favorite dish from Nunzio Ristorante & Bar in the fully equipped kitchen, then spread out in an open living area. For a luxury stay like no other, choose a premium unit to include perks like wood floors, flat screen TVs, an elevator and more to make your stay one you’ll never forget.

Call us today to start planning a fun-filled visit to Hilton Head Island!