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All 141 Beaufort Restaurants

Breakwater Restaurant

203 Carteret St., Suite 102, Beaufort, SC 29902
843-379-0052
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Ranked #10 of 141 Restaurants in Beaufort
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Port Republic
Description: Chef Lang and Chef Shaw's version of 'New Southern Cuisine' contains the past, present, and future all at once. Younger, lighter, and fresher than traditional Southern 'Old School' deep-fried fare while acknowledging culinary influences from the world beyond. The bar at Breakwater exudes a lively energy with locals and travelers alike. The atmosphere is fun and friendly and warm Southern hospitality is a signature of the restaurant. Now Open and Accepting Reservations!
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English first
Beaufort, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Breakwater is one of Beaufort's finest restaurants in my opinion. There is no sub-par here. Upon entering you are greeted by the hostess. You notice right away a clean and up to date appearance. The bar is fully stocked and they have a full array of wine available. The staff is neat in appearance know the menu and are very... More 

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Clarkesville, Georgia, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

seemed as though locals hang out here. wine was good & reasonably priced; tapas servings are generous amounts for the money too. recommend the fried artichockes and crab cakes

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

One of the best meals I have ever had. Had a party of 5. Everyone's meal was awesome. Great wine list. Cool specialty drinks. Nice craft beer selection. Had a few apps, which were all great. Main course was superb. A couple folks had desert that was right up there too. Service was really, really, really great. Great atmosphere as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great fish especially the Sea Bass which was cooked to perfection. If you are looking for a quiet dinner this is not the place to go as it seemed that the whole of Beaufort met there. Great atmosphere but make sure you book ahead.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The food was good but the servings were very small. The waitress was nice but a bit over-talkative. It took forever to get served!

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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73 reviews 73 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Went for a drink, had two, and tapas after a busy day and evening. Terry makes the BEST dirty martinis and we had outstanding service from Jennifer. It was very busy but the service shined! In a rut for their calamari starter, but as good as ever. Love their hummus on the hummus starter. Angus sliders and shrimp etouffee "ramen... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

When you see locals sitting at the bar in a cool restaurant you can pretty much figure it is good. Met friends from the area here and was very pleased with the ambiance, the service and the food. I figured they are local and would know where to go and this was their choice. I'll go back next trip.

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North Carolina Smoky Mountains, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We had to wait ten minutes to order and waitress kept waking by and not checking our drinks or seeing if we needed anything. We eventually complained after it taking 30 minutes to Get our food, having empty glasses and having to send the steak back for not being cooked. The manager was great and have is free dessert.

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St. Marys, Georgia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Loved the bar and attention as well as the delicious small bites. Very attentive to six of us celebrating birthdays in September. The waitress ensured our dinners were exactly as ordered.

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Thousand Oaks
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192 reviews 192 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a storefront restaurant in the heart of historic Beaufort and a short two blocks from the Beaufort Inn where we were staying. It has a Victorian fascade but the interior is stripped down for a much more modern vibe. It was a bit noisy the night we were there because they had live entertainment in the bar. Since... More 

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Additional Information about Breakwater Restaurant

Address: 203 Carteret St., Suite 102, Beaufort, SC 29902
Phone Number: 843-379-0052
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 19 - 30

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