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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
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Casual Dining
Local cuisine
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night
Dessert

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Visitor rating
  • 203
    Excellent
  • 210
    Very good
  • 122
    Average
  • 57
    Poor
  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Bustling Lunch Spot

On a cold but sunny day we stopped at this busy friendly place for lunch. Good food and good sized portions. Very tasty Crab clam chowder .Yummy!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Toonses
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Ontario
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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614 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Ontario
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108 reviews 108 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

On a cold but sunny day we stopped at this busy friendly place for lunch. Good food and good sized portions. Very tasty Crab clam chowder .Yummy!

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Bluffton
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Joanna was a pleasure. We never had to ask for refills anticipated every one of our needs... Joanna gets the thumbs up!

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

We had an incredible dinner there this weekend. The atmosphere was absolutely precious (although I am sure its even better in the summer when you can sit outside looking at he waterfront!) I would make this a MUST STOP while in Beaufort!

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Atlanta, Georgia
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 NEW

My husband and I went to Plums for lunch and it was delicious! I had the fried shrimp which were done so well with just the right amount of breading. My husband had the fried oysters and really enjoyed them. We had great service too. We ended up going there again that weekend for cocktails and appetizers. We sat at... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Had a bridal shower for my first cousin there. The food was great and the atmosphere was even better. Everyone had a great time!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner at Plums on a Saturday night. We had reservations and arriving to the restaurant,we were seated immediately right by the window at the back of the restaurant facing the waterfront.Perfect spot for the sunset.We were waited on very quickly and we both ordered one of the specials of the night that was recommended by the waiter.The food... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

As a local, this is our favorite downtown lunch place. I'm sure it is good for dinner. Not too large and a nice back deck over looking waterfront park and the river. Great service and food. Never a bad experience

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Plums has been in Beaufort since the late 1980s. It is located on Bay Street, and the back of the restaurant looks over Waterfront Park. The food is fresh, and local food/seafood is used. The restaurant expanded its outside seating last summer, and the view of the Beaufort River is wonderful. I consider the pricing to be moderate. There are... More 

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Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Pub type food not executed well. Dirty inside. Service average. Has a nice patio to eat outside overlooking Waterfront Park, but there are better dining choices with similar venues for dinner (Saltus Grill).

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Dined here numerous times and have never been disappointed. The food is always delicious and the service is friendly. A nice feature of this restaurant is the ability to order a half portion of dinner items. This is great for those that have a small appetite.

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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

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?