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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband ordered the snapper special, which he was happy with. I ordered a salad that was supposed to include pecans. Not only didn’t they include them but said nothing about it. When I inquired our waitress said they didn’t have the pecans. I think...that’s inexcusable. No apology or discount offered.More

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for lunch while visiting historic buildings in Beaufort. They have indoor seating but we opted for their outdoor area. They have a great outdoor seating area with a harbor view. All of our salads and sandwiches were generous and delicious. The place...was pretty crowded but service was prompt and courteous. I would recommend it to anyone.More

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service were excellent. I highly recommend the soft shell 🦀. It was perfectly cooked. As was the shrimp burger.

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After arriving at 11:30 for lunch we asked the hostess for a table for 6 outside. After she put her ice cream down she said it would be awhile but she could seat us inside right away. When we said we would prefer to be...outside, her response was, well okay, if that's what you want but it will be 20 minutes or more. She then took our name and said she would let us know. Her attitude was that of total indifference. After 45 minutes with several others being seated in front of us, we asked if we could split up and once again with indifference were told we'll let you know. After another 20 minutes and no response we went next door to Panini's where we were warmly greeted and all six seated within 5 minutes. If this restaurant wants to keep it's previously positive ratings, it needs to address the staff attitude and train in customer service. Might help them if their hostess communicated with the rest of the staff as well. We are unlikely to go back for a second try.More

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not many restaurants are open on Sundays in Beaufort, so we had lunch at Plums. Chicken salad was SPICY, flavorful and pretty good. My husband's burger was so-so. Overall, we were underwhelmed. Will avoid Beaufort on Sundays in the future.

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had amazing views on the patio. This was the second time we ate here. The food is delicious. They are now only open for lunch.

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed April 14, 2022

Service was excellent into this old restaurant sea front at Beaufort. We ate sandwiches and salads, all was ok. A good option if you are in the area.

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed April 7, 2022 via mobile

Our group of 10 was seated for lunch with no problem and no waiting on a Thursday. The staff members were all very helpful and took care of every request. The view on the back patio is fantastic so you can watch the world go...by on the river. We had shrimp salad plate, fried shrimp, cheeseburgers, tuna salad sandwich, and Currie chicken salad and it was all great!!! Groups get gratuity’s added to checks. Highly recommendMore

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed April 5, 2022 via mobile

Four of us had lunch outside Plums on a balmy afternoon. We had a variety of sandwiches, all of which were very nice. They came with a choice of sides. Service was efficient and polite. View across the waterfront park to Point Royal sound was...lovely.More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed March 30, 2022 via mobile

Right on the Beaufort river with a view of the Lady’s Island Bridge. Well staffed and friendly, super clean. Then there is the food…WOW!!…just amazing. Great menu, perfect service. Inside and outside dining. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed March 19, 2022 via mobile

Great food and service in the beautiful downtown area. The shrimp salad was great! Beautiful setting! I recommend eating outdoors if it’s nice weather!

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed March 9, 2022 via mobile

Recommended by a local, Plums was a nice place for lunch. Had the special of Shrimp and Grits which was excellent. We also had a side of Mac and Cheese which was delicious.

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed February 16, 2022

In town for visit and ended up at Plums. Had to wait for a table for lunch. Glad we waited. The lunch menu was large but going light. Had a bowl of chicken gumbo (offered that day). Got a bowl and after tasting wanted a...55-gallon drum. Outstanding in every way. Great location, view and service.More

Date of visit: February 2022
Ginger W, Marketing at Plums, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2022

Thank you so much for the amazing review! So happy you enjoyed it and hope you will come back and visit us again soon.

Reviewed January 11, 2022

I had a shrimp salad and my husband, chicken salad. They were loaded with meat and well seasoned. Mine was on a baguette and kept squishing out, but tasted great. The sandwich normally is served with chips, but we upgraded to fries--bad idea. The fries...were frozen and squishy in the middle--fairly typical. But the sandwiches were great.More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed December 25, 2021

Our food was great and the view was even better. Our waitress was very kind and attentive also. Would visit again and highly recommend.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Response from SteffaniFletcher | Reviewed this property |
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I called the restaurant today, because I was thinking of making a dinner reservation. One of the members of my dinner party requires gluten free options. I was told by the person who answered the phone at the restaurant... More
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Plums is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4