Ask any local where to go for authentic Italian cuisine and wine, and they’ll point you toward the kitchen of Chef Michael Cirafesi at Ombra Cucina Italiana. A culinary icon on Hilton Head Island, Cirafesi’s passion for the flavors of Italy have earned him awards and accolades from outlets all across the Lowcountry. The epicurean experience he and his team have created at Ombra have rightfully made it one of the island’s most sought-after destinations for gourmands. And where there is mouth-watering Italian cuisine there is always wine, and the eclectic wine list at Ombra puts a tour of Italy’s finest wine-producing regions in your glass for the sampling. It’s this combination of pure Italian flavors and warm hospitality that have made Ombra a Hilton Head Island tradition.
1000 William Hilton Pkwy #G-2, HHI
PHOTO BY KRISZTIAN LONYAI