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Plums

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American, Steakhouse, Sandwiches
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904 1/2 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5568 (West)
(843) 525-1946
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 223
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  • 229
    Very good
  • 139
    Average
  • 61
    Poor
  • 29
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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This is an upscale deli type restaurant located on the river. There is outdoor dining and indoor. My only complaint would be that the tables are very close which makes for a higher noise level. Sitting outside in good weather is nice. All the creative sandwiches and plates are very good. They used... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
ploughmud
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Charleston, South Carolina
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I recently went to Plums for dinner with my wife and was very disappointed in our experience. The waterfront restaurant looked nice and was full of people but the food was extremely disappointing. I had the Sante Fe chicken pasta which was unbearably spicy without much flavor, and I am a person who likes spicy food. My wife ordered shrimp... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This is an upscale deli type restaurant located on the river. There is outdoor dining and indoor. My only complaint would be that the tables are very close which makes for a higher noise level. Sitting outside in good weather is nice. All the creative sandwiches and plates are very good. They used to have ice cream too which was... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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58 reviews 58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Our waitress Francesca recommended the Low Country Spreads - pita points with Black Eye Pea Hummus and Pimiento Cheese Dip. That was delicious and the portions greater than you could expect for an appetizer. I ordered Sea Island Curry Scallops. The scallops were delicious but the rice was over cooked. The view and the opportunity to share a meal with... More 

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New York City, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Great place for a homemade cinnamon bun and great coffee. Very cosy and the staff is friendly. Great water view in the middle of downtown Beaufort.

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Totally disappointed that as a solo diner I was totally ignored. The hostess seated me, gave me a menu and silverware and that was last contact I had with any employee. In our section there was another solo and a couple but then in came a larger party of 6 or more. The only waitress to head our way immediately... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Wonderful customer service with great food. We had 3 grandchildren with us and it was just so nice the way the server treated them and us. Will definitely visit them again.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We had, for many years, planned to stop in Beaufort on our way to Hilton Head, and finally did so last month. Unfortunately, we got caught their on a day with a torrential downpour. We jumped into Plums, on recommendation from a local. I decided to try a Southern classic, Pimento Cream Cheese sandwich. Pretty darned good, though hardly on... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We went on the tour of the city from our timeshare in Hilton Head. The tour was excellent and we had lunch at Plums. The group consisted of 14 people. The service at the restaurant was great, efficient and pleasant. The entire group was very pleased with the food...from oysters, po'boys, shrimp and grits.

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DeLand
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This is a nice restaurant. The food and service were both good. The oysters were so good I had to orders. Waiter was also very good.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We met friends for lunch here and I was really disappointed after all the great reviews on trip advisor. I had a cob salad with chicken which really wasn't that good as the chicken was dry and the salad which was uninspired. We shared a serving of fried oysters which were ok as was the Reuben Sandwich, nothing to warrant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 904 1/2 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5568
    (West)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: (843) 525-1946

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?