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Panini's on the Waterfront

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926 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5568 (Charles St.)
+1 843-379-0300
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Located in the historic Beaufort bank building. Panini's is a delightful...
Located in the historic Beaufort bank building. Panini's is a delightful blend of old world Italian charm and new world cuisine. We adapt our menu seasonally to feature only the freshest local ingredients. Unique and crispy Stone-Baked Pizza, Panini sandwiches, Hoagies, Large Salads for lunch. Dinner features fresh local Seafood, inventive Pastas, and hand cut Steaks prepared with a Mediterranean flare. Gluten Free Menu including pizza crust and pasta. Enjoy your dinner with a selection from our extensive wine list, including a Reserve list of select vintages. Outside patio dining and bar on the Chambers Waterfront Park overlooking the Beaufort River. Full bar inside and on the waterfront.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good place for lunch in Beaufort, SC

Great service, and a limited but more than adequate beer selection. Somewhat restricted view from the back deck. Good options for vegetarians. Large portions, so consider sharing.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Chet R
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  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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Smyrna, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

After driving from Atlanta to Beaufort we were tired but wanted some good seafood and a relaxing place. Panini's had been recommended to me and it lived up to our expectations. several had the She Crab soup and said it was to die for. I had the shrimp and crab open panini and it was fantastic. We will definitely come... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Great service, and a limited but more than adequate beer selection. Somewhat restricted view from the back deck. Good options for vegetarians. Large portions, so consider sharing.

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Cypress, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed an antipasto and a pizza after the air show on the deck and it was very nice. Staff very friendly and restaurant was clean.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Panini's uses local when available. Fantastic thin crust pizzas. Nice atmosphere and great porch seating when the weather is decent. Night light is great for a 25-40 type crowd with a DJ on weekends.

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Savannah, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We lucked out being seated right away in the outdoor patio during the waterfront festival concert. Concert entry was $25pp and we got to listen for free while we dined! We tried several of the pizzas and a few paninis and they we all good. We were rushed at the end because they needed to get the tables out to... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I am not sure where too start, but I was too meet a friend at Panini’s, I went and sat down in there outdoor section, and one person came up and ask me to be help and I said I needed a menu, she walked away and another person came up with menu’s in hand, and she proceeded to tell... More 

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PaninisManager, Manager at Panini's on the Waterfront, responded to this review

Bob, I am very sorry if there was a miscommunication by our Hostess regarding the patio table policy during the Water Festival. During Water Festival, we do have a policy regarding the patio seating due to the sheer volume of demand for these tables. Therefore, all tables are to be sat only by the Hostess, and will be sat only... More 

Beaufort, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We live in town, so we've eaten here many times. You can dine indoors, or outside overlooking the waterfront park. I always order the Mediterranean shrimp and grits, which I highly recommend. The kids and myself also like the pizza. Yummy!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Typically go to Panini's for Sunday brunch and focus on the DIY Bloody Mary bar to supplement your shrimp and grits or omelet or two over easy with a side of bacon and rye toast.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We were visiting Beaufort for the day and wanted to find a place with views of the gorgeous waterfront. We chose Panini's based on it's location. We had a super polite and helpful waiter and even learned some of the history of the building from him. The crab and shrimp panini was amazing. Two people in our party had pizzas... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Subway has a better meatball sandwich. The calamari, with its impressive description, was obviously the prepackaged type. Upon ordering, we were told the fryer wasn't working. They quickly rescinded that and the next thing I knew, I was presented with calamari that was soaking in oil. Groossss.

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Additional Information about Panini's on the Waterfront

Address: 926 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5568
Phone Number: +1 843-379-0300
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
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
Average Prices: USD 9 - 21
Cuisine: Italian, American, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 926 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5568
    (Charles St.)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 843-379-0300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 21
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business

Description

Located in the historic Beaufort bank building. Panini's is a delightful blend of old world Italian charm and new world cuisine. We adapt our menu seasonally to feature only the freshest local ingredients. Unique and crispy Stone-Baked Pizza, Panini sandwiches, Hoagies, Large Salads for lunch. Dinner features fresh local Seafood, inventive Pastas, and hand cut Steaks prepared with a Mediterranean flare. Gluten Free Menu including pizza crust and pasta. Enjoy your dinner with a selection from our extensive wine list, including a Reserve list of select vintages. Outside patio dining and bar on the Chambers Waterfront Park overlooking the Beaufort River. Full bar inside and on the waterfront.
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?