Food & Restaurants

Eat Beaufort, SC

So many great Beaufort, SC restaurants, so little time! Let our local dining expert help you plan your Beaufort eating itinerary. Explore Beaufort’s best restaurants and culinary scene – from classic Low Country fine dining to the hottest new restaurants & local favorites in Beaufort.  Visit our column, Lowcountry Food: The Local Dish, for our expert local restaurant reviews, undercover foodie guides, features and local restaurant news. You’ll find great specials and deals at many of Beaufort’s best restaurants, from Steak & Oyster Nights, Kids Nights and Prime Rib Nights, to Buy One-Get One deals, fresh local seafood specials and more. You can visit each one and see their specialty, and also what they’re offering today. 

Paninis On The Waterfront

ADDRESS: 926 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
PHONE: 843.379.0300
Featuring Stone-Baked Pizza, Panini Sandwiches, Inventive Pastas, Local Seafood and Hand Cut Steaks.Located in a historic bank building on the Waterfront Park in our beautiful downtown Beaufort SC.

Emily's Restaurant

ADDRESS:  906 Port Republic Street, Beaufort, SC

PHONE:  (843)  522-1866
Exquisite dining in a casual atmpsohere is what Emily’s is all about.Lots of creative localseafood plates on the tapas menu, hand-cut steaks, and specialty items galore. Located in Beaufort’s Historic District.   Open dinner, and later. See Emily’s on TripAdvisor √   Read a review of Emily’s Here √ Make reservations, view menu and see photos of Emily’s 


Nick's Fat Patties even puts a soft shell crab on a burger.  This is called the 'Crabby Pattie'. Try one this season.  Photo ESPB

ADDRESS:  831 Parris Island Gateway, Port Royal, SC

PHONE:  (843)  379-1500
Fat Patties is a hand-crafted American burger spot offering creative burger choices, sausages, salads, sandwiches, homemade ice cream and more.  Open lunch, dinner, and later. See Fat Pattie’s on TripAdvisor √  Read a review of Fat Pattie’s Here √  View menu and see photos of Fat Patties √ PI Grads Eat FREE • Pet Friendly Patio • Military Discount Days


Wined It Up offered Tara presented our group with champagne and Southern caviar, a wonderful surprise of sautéed spinach, black-eyed peas, red onion and tomato.

ADDRESS: 705 Bay Street, Beaufort SC

PHONE: (843)  379-5585
Beaufort’s new Wine Bar, Deli and Tapas Restaurant offers wines on tap and a large variety of bottles. Enjoy a specialty deli and fantastic tapas creations. Open lunch, dinner & later. Read a review of Wined It Up here √  See Wined It Up on TripAdvisor √ Great for groups • Wine Club • Monthly Wine

Old Bull Tavern

THE OLD BULL TAVERN ADDRESS:  205 West Street, Beaufort SC PHONE: (843)  379-2855 Enjoy an eclectic menu and a great Gastropub atmosphere at Beaufort’s newly opened Old Bull Tavern.  Enjoy a variety of dishes and a full service bar. Open dinner and later.  See Old Bull Tavern on TripAdvisor √ Read a review of Old Bull Tavern here √

Bella Luna Cafe's signature pasta dishes

ADDRESS: 859 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena, SC

PHONE: (843)  838-3188
You’ll find classic Italian fare along with the best of the Lowcountry at St. Helena’s Bella Luna Cafe.  Open breakfast, lunch and dinner. See Bella Luna on TripAdvisor √ PI Grads Eat FREE • Daily Specials • Homemade EVERYTHING!

Breakwater Restaurant

ADDRESS:  203 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC

PHONE: (843)  379-0052
Located in downtown Beaufort, BreakwaterRestaurant & Bar offers a truly elegant, contemporary approach to Lowcountry cuisine. Open dinner, and later.  See Breakwater on TripAdvisor √ Read a review on Breakwater 

The Foolish Frog delivers what’s fresh in the Lowcountry

ADDRESS: 846 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena, SC

PHONE:  (843) 838-9300
Enjoy authentic southern Lowcountry fare at St. Helena Island’s Foolish Frog. Offering a local, seasonal menu with local produce and seafood. Open lunch, dinner, and later.  See Foolish Frog on TripAdvisor √ Daily Specials • Live Music • Local

Downtown Beaufort's Luther's Rare & Well Done always has live music going after dark

ADDRESS: 910 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC

PHONE: (843) 521-1888
Located in downtown Beaufort, Luther’s offers steaks, burgers, chops, a variety of lunch sandwiches, and one of the best fried pickles you’ll ever eat. Enjoy the vibrant nightlife at Luther’s too.  Open lunch, dinner, and later. See Luther’s on Trip Advisor √ PI Grads Eat FREE • Live Music 4 Nights a Week • Daily Special

Blackstone's Cafe

ADDRESS:  205 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC

PHONE: (843) 524-4330
Locals as well as visitors have been visiting Blackstone’s since the early 1990’s and enjoying homemade shrimp & grits, shrimp omelets, and more.  Located in Beaufort’s historic district.  Open breakfast, and lunch. See Blackstone’s on TripAdvisor √ Daily Specials • Pet Friendly Patio

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