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822 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5566
843-524-7771
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri 12:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Phone: 843-525-7771

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  • 114
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  • 129
    Very good
  • 62
    Average
  • 30
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Service Fair; Food great

I enjoyed the food-Great. The service was slower than expected. They seemed to be understaffed for the amount of people tabled. Other than that, it is a great location to people watch and observe the activities down by the riverfront

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
Steelsailor60
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed the food-Great. The service was slower than expected. They seemed to be understaffed for the amount of people tabled. Other than that, it is a great location to people watch and observe the activities down by the riverfront

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This place is in an old narrow building, and the smell of hickory smoke permeates every surface. Even the long wooden booth tables smelled of aged hickory chips, amazing. Sat at the 2nd booth near the front of the place and got the Q Dip sandwich and she got the pulled pork sandwich, more on those in a minute. The... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I had the plate that included brisket, pork and chicken. Each one was wonderful with a great smoky taste and 3 sauce flavors on the table that you add yourself. The cole slaw was tasty and the macaroni and cheese was fresh! I felt that we definitely got our money's worth; the portions were large and service was terrific!

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Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Every time I visit Beaufort, we stop at Q on Bay. The barbecue is amazing; chicken and pork are both great. I had a great sandwich called Qban which is apparently one of their most popular. The staff is always friendly and the service is great. We have been lucky to sit on the deck (lunch both times I've been... More 

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100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Ok so how to start the entire inside was empty except for the bar area so why did you seat us next to a loud area when the entire place was empty so we ask to move outside the outdoor eating was perfect until the food came out and you had to fight off all the flies we then ask... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

The food, Staff and atmosphere couldn't have been better! HIGHLY recommend for a celebration or any meal! I am sad it is so far away! They were fabulous with a party of 14, food was hot and and delicious, and the variety satisfied my 73 year old parents to our 15 year old daughter. The beer drinkers were thrilled with... More 

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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We came to the restaurant on a Sunday night. The place was busy and there were only 3 waitresses. It took forever to get our drinks due to the lack of waitresses.i had the turkey sandwich, mac and cheese with a side of pulled pork. The sandwich was excellent but the mac could have been warmed up. The brisket sliders... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

GET THE BUFFALO SHRIMP! They are absolutely amazing! The other food was average (I mean it was good but considering the price, I would say it should've been better) and the service was average as well. The entire building was extremely cold, too. The appetizers are smaller portions that likely could only be shared between two people. The salads, however,... More 

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Chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The decor and atmosphere is what you'd expect from a barbecue place. There is a nice patio out back toward the water where there is sometimes music. I had the Barnyard, a combo of different meats that was very good. It comes unsauced so you choose your own. My wife had a salad that was good. We had good service... More 

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Spring, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Local tour guide recommended this barbeque place, and we (family of 5) were not disappointed. The pork ribs were excellent (large, tender, and surprisingly less fatty than a lot of ribs). The Q-ban (Cuban) pressed pork sandwich was also tasty. Prices a bit on the high side, but this is one of the slightly upscale restaurants on Bay Street.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 822 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5566
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: 843-524-7771

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Description

Phone: 843-525-7771
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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