Eat Local · Beaufort

Welcome to the ultimate insider’s guide to the best restaurants in Beaufort, Port Royal, and the Sea Islands.

Savor Lowcountry favorites in locally owned restaurants, learn about legendary Gullah dishes, discover foodie-finds run by award-winning chefs, experience tourist favorites, and more. Whether you’re craving great pizza or the best-fried shrimp on the planet, you’ll find it right here.  In Beaufort, we believe it’s never too early to ask, “What’s for dinner?” So, start your planning now.

 

PANINI’S 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 & TAPAS BAR
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 

 

FAT PATTIE’S
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

 

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 √

 

BREAKWATER RESTAURANT & BAR
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 

 

FOOLISH FROG
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

LUTHER’S RARE & WELL DONE
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 Specials

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