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822 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5566
11:00 am - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Family reunion - thought this would be a good place to get together... but no. When server finally came, we were in the middle of fun conversation. Server had to 'go check' on several things from the Menu so our conversation had to be interrupted several more times. Then when food finally did come - it was staggered... which only... More 

Thank goobersgal
Alexandria, Alabama
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went for dinner and had the sampler platter was nothing to write home about and was just chicken brisket that had fat and ribs that had no taste at all. The sauces was for whom I don't know all had lots of spice.

Thank Sherry P
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91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you want beer and bar food, this is fine. Friendly service but food is nothing special. Full bar. Could be noisy if there are larger groups. Low lights.

Thank Cornelia Z
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not that into "Carolina BBQ" so I'm biased. The meat was good, wasn't that crazy about their sauces. Sides were very good, though. I'd go again if I was here

Thank Josh W
North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We looked for somewhere nice to eat during our vacation to SC and came across Q on Bay. The reviews looked good so decided to give it a try. When we were seated the staff were friendly and attentive which we appreciated but the shear amount of flies was a major turn off. Constantly batting them off our food was... More 

Thank maryeduren
Beaufort, South Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We always sit outback and enjoy the view with our BBQ. The appetizers are on point and the BBQ sauce really its the spot.

Thank TKOHIO45
Hickory, North Carolina
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Near Beaufort SC for work. Came here for dinner. It was a great meal. I had grilled shrimp, caught local, so fresh and awesome, hand cut french fries, one if my favorites. A friend had catch of the day mahi mahi, it was very good also. The other two meals were just as good. Even tho it's probably considered a... More 

Thank GG0421
Earlysville, Virginia
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice spot for dinner while in Beaufort. We had the Homemade Fried Mozzarella and it was very good: deep fried cheese triangles served with a very tasty slightly smoke spicy marinara sauce. For dinner I enjoyed the Surf and Turf: 1/4 lb. of the BEST fried shrimp I ever had and 1/4 rack of ribs. Loved every bite. We... More 

Thank firstofmany2015
Saint Marys, Pennsylvania
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84 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The full rack of ribs and 'the mix' salad for Mrs. Good service. As a proclaimed BBQ King and expert (haha) the ribs needed that extra something....were well smoked but like a smoker taste not a flame built fire smoke. No mopping sauce suring cooking process. The salad was tasty says the lady.

Thank stodgy11 .
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came to Q on Bay because of the rave reviews on Trip Advisor...and we're happy to say it did not disappoint! John our bar tender served us the best drinks....two special Bloody Marys for me and two Guinness tap beers for John! He even knew exactly how to "pull" the beer from the tap to get the most flavor out... More 

Thank Linda V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 822 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5566
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: 843-524-7771
Phone: 843-525-7771

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