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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, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene
Description: Phone: 843-525-7771

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  • 136
    Excellent
  • 149
    Very good
  • 78
    Average
  • 30
    Poor
  • 19
    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
Nice Views

This restaurant was recommended so we decided to try it out. The staff was very friendly and accommodating to our large group. The views were excellent as you had the option to sit outside with a view of the water. We had a good time. The area is pretty congested so parking proved to be a little... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Cedric D
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Columbia, South Carolina
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Greenville, South Carolina
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stop by this happening waterfront spot for something different - just when you thought you had tried all things bbq, loosen up, settle in and try the specialty egg rolls - chef's inventions - and changing daily. But we tried the pork/bbq ones and dipped in the Tiger Sauce which is a MUST. Also, a classic that is perfectly done... More 

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Thank Laura L
Johns Island, South Carolina
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went there with my wife and two of her friends. I really did not want to go to that restaurant, but I am so glad that I did. Service was very quick. We ordered long Island Ice Teas to start off, and they were awesome (not too strong but not too weak). My wife ordered us an appetizer, not... More 

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Thank jbill803
Columbia, South Carolina
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended so we decided to try it out. The staff was very friendly and accommodating to our large group. The views were excellent as you had the option to sit outside with a view of the water. We had a good time. The area is pretty congested so parking proved to be a little difficult.

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Thank Cedric D
Greenville, South Carolina
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an early dinner here with family ordering burgers and barbecue. We sat outside on the porch and the meal was delicious. It was a Saturday and there were lots of college football fans watching the games on tv. Our server was very friendly and fast. The view looking out at the water was great.

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Thank Mstallwo1
Hampton, Virginia
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an unexpected gem. We were just traveling through to Florida and stopped for lunch. Little did we know this restaurant is on the official South Carolina BBQ Tour.It lived up to its fame. My BBQ was moist and well smoked. The table side sauces were not the typical ones.There was the usual vinegar. But then what I thought... More 

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Thank Danny B
Godwin, North Carolina
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family of 4 visited Beaufort & stopped in for lunch on Saturday. We sat on the deck overlooking the waterfront park. The view was great. The food on the other hand was not so great. My kids had the burgers which were okay, the fries were good. My husband had the brisket tacos. The brisket wasn't brisket but more... More 

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Thank HolmesFamily98
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited after my sons graduation from boot camp. The food was amazing and they even gave my son a free meal as a thank you and congratulations for completing boot camp and becoming a marine. I would highly recommend this place.

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Thank Kristie2001
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

I was shocked at how good this bbq was and I'm a true bbq lover! Great smokey flavor and great view! We sat outside on the restaurant's back porch and enjoyed the harbor view, it was perfect! ☺

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Thank Shaina S
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Open New Year's Day. Friendly helpful staff. Good food-had surf n turf-shrimp & ribs. Lots of food freshly cooked and served with a smile.

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Thank Jo L
Bluffton, South Carolina, United States
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Spent the day in downtown Beaufort with 12 famiiy members, everyone was getting hungry so we started to look for a place to eat right on the waterfront. That's when we came across Q On The Bay now this place had to please 12 people from the ages of 72 down to 6 months 7 adults 5 children, they didn't... More 

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Thank Bob K

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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, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?