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Hemingway's Bistro

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920 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5579
10:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
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Carrollton, Georgia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a new place to try in Beaufort and came across the sandwich board sign on the sidewalk pointing around back. First, you literally have to look for the place because it really is a hole in the wall at the back of another building. We walked in to a cramped, claustrophobic, dark-ish room with only a... More 

Thank Laura L
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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

If you like dive bars, this is the place for you. Lots of locals, especially in the food service industry. open late. Supposedly the food is made on premise. They were out of chicken breast for salad so we had a plain Cesar. Can't mess that up! Also had the soup of the day, a chowder, which fine, nothing special.

Thank Cornelia Z
Beaufort, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hemingway's is a hidden gem in the historic district of Beaufort. This quaint bistro has friendly staff and fun atmosphere. Ok in for lunch or make it a late night stop and grab a cocktail and socialize in the patio! Late night Jell-O shots and a board game are always fun! Oh, did I mention they are pet friendly?!

Thank Kristy G
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful location, nicely hidden away from the hustle and bustle of downtown with excellent customer service. Timely, personable, drama free & pet friendly!!! If you don't like friendly people or pooches then stay away from this joint 😜

Thank Hayley E
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for THE BEST littlest local bar in Beaufort to relax and chill out at, this is it!! Lunch is served daily with delicious specials. Their she crab soup is FANTASTIC, the Rueben and their fresh made hamburgers are delicious! One of the BEST things about Hemingway's is that they are a VERY pet friendly pub! Dogs, puppies,... More 

Thank hawaiianinbeaufort
Springfield, Ohio
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would not recommend this place. It seemed dirty with drunks and fighting locals. Worst place on the strip in my opinion.

1 Thank Chris F
Medfield, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location on the river tucked away in the basement. It was cool and dark. We had an excellent lunch with cold cheap beer. Bartender/Server was great. Had a tasty sandwich, excellent fries and my wife enjoyed the quiche special.

Thank Michael N
Savannah, Georgia
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109 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Tucked away underneath the building, here is this little, cozy gem of a bistro facing the waterpark. The decor is intimate and the staff is super friendly. Great place for drinks or an outdoor lunch on the patio, this place is prefect to relax with friends or after a busy day to simply unwind!!

Thank flemish01
Milan, Ohio
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Went late for drinks. Cozy, comfortable place. Wonderful atmosphere. Great drinks. Easy on the wallet. Great place. Just go.

Thank Shelly L
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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592 reviews
460 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Hemingway's is tucked under a building along the water and provides an intimate yet very casual atmosphere. The staff are warm and welcoming and the cocktails are flowing. Enjoy!

Thank RMGTravel

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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
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub, French
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 920 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5579
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: 843-521-4480

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