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Great Gardens Cafe

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3669 Trask Pkwy, Beaufort, SC 29906
(843) 521-1900
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 60
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  • 17
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Last minute find!

In town for my son's graduation from boot camp at Parris Island. Found this at the last minute. Great views of the marsh from the dining room and deck. Excellent meal! And very good value! Hard to miss even on the main road- a little bit of necessary curb appeal and this place probably wouldn't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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English first
Long Island, NY
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

In town for my son's graduation from boot camp at Parris Island. Found this at the last minute. Great views of the marsh from the dining room and deck. Excellent meal! And very good value! Hard to miss even on the main road- a little bit of necessary curb appeal and this place probably wouldn't have an empty seat in... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Having spent many years in Germany, I'm pretty critical of what often passes for "German" cuisine... but this is the real deal. I've eaten here a number of times, and was always very satisfied with the quality of the food, the friendly and attentive service, and wonderful desserts. Sauerbraten like Mom used to make, homemade spaetzle (a type of noodle),... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

All right, perhaps having lived in Germany and having German relatives the standards are pretty high when it comes to German food and it's this was pretty much what we expected. Entrees okay. View, service and DESSERT were outstanding

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We went there based on the reviews here. The food is really good, my wife had the Cordon Blue and I had the Curry Wurst. The sauce of the Curry Wurst is definitely not like you would expect as a German but not bad at all. The sausage it self is indeed like the Wurst used in Germany. You will... More 

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Port Royal, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Friendly staff, fantastic food, and a beautiful view of the marshes. I've visited 3 times in the last month, now that I've found this treasure, and will be returning for Sunday Brunch to check out their Shrimp and Grits!

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Mission Viejo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Didn't expect much in this little town. But…looked for a place to meet between Charleston and HHI. Agreed on this bases on TA reviews. From outside, thought it might be a mistake. Server was outstanding and friendly. Owner/chef, a Swiss native, came to the table several times - great guy. The food was really good German - authentic and well... More 

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beaufort, sc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

What a lovely lunch on the back deck! Don't forget to try the white chocolate crepes...you may want two orders!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Over the years this small family owned and managed quality service oriented location is a true diamond that is hidden off the usual trail of fine meal experiences in Beaufort, SC. Taking the time to go out of your way, will provide you with a rich experience of southern charm and European dining quality with friends you will meet and... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I have lived in Beaufort for 5 years and I am wondering why it took me so long to find this place and have a meal here. This place should be called the Secret Garden. My family and I had the pleasure of having Easter Brunch here. Every person in our party of four had nothing, but amazing things to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I've been here a few times and always have a great time. Couldn't help but notice how clean it is. Honest food prices. Friendly staff!

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Address: 3669 Trask Pkwy, Beaufort, SC 29906
Phone Number: (843) 521-1900
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
Cuisine: Italian, American, German, Swiss

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  • Address: 3669 Trask Pkwy, Beaufort, SC 29906
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: (843) 521-1900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, American, German, Swiss

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