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    The Love of a Good Libation Can Be Found All Around Beaufort. 

    Whether it’s the perfect wine pairing, a signature cocktail or just finding a watering hole where all walks of life come to enjoy a pint, browse our list of Beaufort area bars to find the perfect spot for happy hour. 


    Out on the Town

    When the sun goes down, we turn the live music up and start a tab. Beaufort has a host of different nightlife options, from posh lounges to dive bars. Trust us, there’s something for everyone. Don’t worry, we’ll save a seat for you!

    RLB Distillery: The Mother of all Watering Holes

    Big city worldliness meets relaxed southern charm is reflected in the quality of each handcrafted bottle of spirits from Rotten Little Bastard Distillery.


    Savor Beaufort

    Drinks All Around!

    For beer, wine, spirits and more, look no further than our list of the best bars and watering holes around town.

    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

    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

    Palmera Taqueria at the Beach Club

    New to Fripp Island! Enjoy coastal favorites like fish tacos or crab cakes, but with a flavor twist.

    Location: 300 Tarpon Blvd, Saint Helena Island, SC, USAWebsite: 843.838.1510

    Cry Babies Tavern

    A hole in the wall dive bar where the locals entertain you for free!

    Location: 2451 Boundary Street, Beaufort, SC, USAWebsite: 843.524.5508

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    Enjoy Island vibes, Waterside dining and Tiki beverages. Pull up your boat, Park you car and sit

    Location: 1 Landing Drive, Port Royal, SC, USAWebsite: 843.379.7979

    Mezes Mediterranean Grill

    The mission is for Mezes to be a place for gathering with friends and family while enjoying

    Location: 906 Port Republic Street, Beaufort, SC, USAWebsite: 843.522.1866

    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

    Fishcamp on 11th Street

    Enjoy dinner here on the Port of Port Royal shrimp docks for a taste of Lowcountry living in this

    Location: 1699 11th Street, Port Royal, SC, USAWebsite: 843.379.2248


    We are a family owned and operated business striving to provide a quality, casual-upscale dining

    Location: 925 10th St, Port Royal, SC, USAWebsite: 843.524.3663

    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