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R&D Wine Boutique

1011 Fording Island Road, Bluffton, SC 29910
843 837 3747
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Ranked #2 of 157 Restaurants in Bluffton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Hours:
Mon 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Best Buy Plaza
Description: With its wall of wines and cozy nooks, R&D Wine Boutique is the ideal retreat for indulging in savory small plates, flatbreads, modern specialties that are perfect for sharing and pairing with wine. In addition R&D Wine features a selection of crafted beers and over 150 selections of wines, making this the ultimate spot for lunch or dinner.
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English first
Greenville, NC
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228 reviews 228 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Another wonderful lunch at one of our favorite places. The atmosphere, food, and service are all outstanding. One of my favorites is their cheese plate. I had 3 different cheeses and prosciutto, served with apples, nuts, crackers, bread, and a really nice jelly. And of course, a glass of wine. Wife had salmon over her salad and said it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

Great wine bar! The owner is so friendly and helpful! I love this place and will come back over and over again! You do not want to miss this place..it is a must see!!!!!

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california
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68 reviews 68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We were staying at the INN AT PALMETTO BLUFF and ventured out for lunch one day. We'd read the reviews here. At first we were taken aback by the outside look of the restaurant. It's in a strip mall. But we were so glad we didn't judge a book by its cover for the meal was one of the best... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I am so glad I found this place! Was traveling to Bluffton for work a few months back and randomly came across this spot - the owner is fantastic and actually serves you herself! She has great wine knowledge and knows how to put together an impeccable menu as well! Went back my second visit and she remembered what I... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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90 reviews 90 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

R&D has a fun selection of wines on tap. You can purchase a prepaid debit card and walk around and try different wines. It is a great way to try wines you might not know about prior to purchasing. I did not eat while I was in there. However, I did eat their food at a catered function. The food... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

What's the point of going out for wine with friends if I have to get my own wine? Why not just hang out at someone's house and save money? I just don't get the concept.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My wife and I along with 3 other couples enjoyed a night to remember while visiting the home of our friends in Colleton River Plantation in June of this year. (this review is long overdue). Our host decide to take a chance so...The eight of us booked their private tasting room in the back of the restuarant. What a wonderful... More 

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New London, New Hampshire
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93 reviews 93 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We first visited R & D in June when we were house hunting in the area. Since we returned and have relocated here, we've made it a point to keep R & D on our go to places. Others have explained the concept and it is so much fun to try wines you might not be able to afford by... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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358 reviews 358 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

First the food. The crostinis are excellent. The eggplant parm is as good as I have ever had. The flatbreads were just ok. Second the wine. There are machines and you choose a small or large quantity of different wines. It's fun - although much of the wine is ordinary. Third the staff. Friendly and prompt. But the off putting... More 

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Sugar Land, Texas, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My daughter and I found this place on TripAdvisor and decided to give it a try. We are so glad we did. The atmosphere was cozy, the food was fabulous and the wine was amazing. We were at first concerned because they were in a shopping center, but decided to go in anyway. We had called earlier because we were... More 

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Additional Information about R&D Wine Boutique

Address: 1011 Fording Island Road, Bluffton, SC 29910
Phone Number: 843 837 3747
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Bluffton
Open Hours:
Monday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: American

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