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    Looking to Taste Some Authentic Lowcountry Cuisine or Find a Local Dive Bar that Serves Up some Really Great Cocktails?

    Explore our list of best restaurants & bars in Beaufort, Port Royal + our coastal Sea Islands. Come to savor Lowcountry favorites in locally owned restaurants – whether you are craving great pizza or the best fried shrimp in the South, we’ve got you covered!


    Write Home About It!

    Here in Beaufort, what we’re serving up is so great, it’s newsworthy. Come here to stay up to date on all the culinary happenings in + around Beaufort, Port Royal + and the Sea Islands!


    Food Truck Frenzy

    Food on wheels - who can resist it? Take a look at our local favorites.

    Golden Sun

    Golden Sun Food Truck offers fresh traditional homemade Filipino cuisine served fast and with a

    Time to Eat

    Local mobile food services is here to serve your needs. Different Locations on different days, with

    Murican Border

    Taco Truck featuring staples and twists on classics. Headquartered in Bluffton, but always around

    It’s Oyster Season, y’all and Saltus River Grill has some wood-fired locals you need to try.

    Saltus Head Chef, Garret Priester. believes in the commitment to our community and in fostering long term relationships with local fishermen and farmers. Saltus River Grill menus reflect these connections, featuring local, seasonal produce and sustainably sourced seafood and meats.


    Savor Beaufort

    Featured Local Restaurants

    If ever there was a city to eat your way through, it is Beaufort, South Carolina. Whether you are looking for Lowcountry favorites or twists on the classics, each place on this list is worth the visit!

    Rotten Little Bastard Distillery

    Growing up outside of Las Vegas, Brian Fackrell was often up to no good. This prompted his mother to

    Location: 2139 Boundary Street, Beaufort, SC, USAWebsite: 843.379.5252
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    Q on Bay

    Q on Bay is a local favorite, known for gut-busting creative barbecue, ice-cold brewed beers, and

    Location: 822 Bay St, Beaufort, SC, USAWebsite: http://qonbay.comPhone: (843) 524-7771

    Breakwater Restaurant & Bar

    Located in downtown Beaufort, Breakwater Restaurant & Bar offers a truly elegant, contemporary

    Location: 203 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC, USAWebsite: www.breakwatersc.comPhone: 843.379.0052

    Foolish Frog

    Enjoy authentic southern Lowcountry fare at St. Helena Island’s Foolish Frog. Offering a local,

    Location: 846 Sea Island Parkway, Saint Helena Island, SC, USAWebsite: thefoolishfrog.comPhone: 843.838.9300

    Blackstone's Café

    Blackstone’s Café has been a local staple in downtown Beaufort, SC since 1991 to meet & greet

    Location: 205 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC, USAWebsite: 843.524.4330

    Buss' Creamery

    Local, mobile fine ice creams & cheesecakes. A native of Beaufort, South Carolina,

    Location: 610 Paris Ave, Port Royal, SC 29935, USAWebsite: 843.301.4020

    Panini's On the Waterfront

    Located in the historic Beaufort bank building, Panini’s is a delightful blend of old world Italian

    Location: 926 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC, USAWebsite: 843.379.0300

    The Cracked Egg

    Located in a One Room School House in Port Royal, we're serving up home cooked breakfast and lunch 7

    Location: 1638 Paris Ave, Port Royal, SC, USAWebsite: 843.379.0348

    Lady's Island Dockside

    Dockside Restaurant is a casual, waterfront, seafood restaurant overlooking the boat docks on the

    Location: 71 Sea Island Pkwy, Beaufort, SC, USAWebsite: 843.379.3288

    Bonito Boathouse

    The Bonito Boathouse, perched over the water at the Marina, is the ultimate seafood dining

    Location: Bonito Dr, Saint Helena Island, SC, USAWebsite: 843.838.1506