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Fried Oysters
Buttermilk fried oysters, served with tartar or cocktail & lemon
Single $2.00
1/2 dozen $12.00
Dozen $24.00
Fresh Oysters on the Half Shell
6 $7.95
12 $13.95
24 $23.95
Steamed “Peel & Eat” Shrimp
6 $7.95
12 $13.95
24 $23.95
Fried Shrimp
Served with cocktail & lemon
Fresh Shrimp & Oyster Tower
15 Chilled 'Peel & Eat' Shrimp & 15 Oysters in the Half-Shell
Shrimp & Crab Dip
Served with Saltines
Pimento Cheese
Served with Saltines & celery
Smoked Gouda Mac & Cheese
With bacon lardons
Crispy Pork Wontons
Six wontons served with house sweet, smoked bacon jam
Cup $4.95
Bowl $6.95
Lowcountry Gumbo
“A house specialty” with chicken, andouille sausage, tasso, peppers, okra & tomatoes
Cup $4.95
Bowl $6.95
Seafood Soup du Jour
Made fresh daily
Buttermilk Fried Oysters
Blackened Flounder
Fried Flounder
5 Shrimp $12.95
8 Shrimp $18.95
Classic Shrimp & Grits
Sautéed wild caught shrimp with smoked bacon Tasso gravy.
1/2 $12.95
Full $18.95
Traditional Lowcountry Boil
Wild caught shrimp, sweet corn, andouille sausage & red potatoes in a  Lowcountry Old Bay broth
One cake $12.95
Two cakes $23.95
Pan Seared Crabcakes
Handmade crab cakes topped with corn relish and Sriracha aioli and served with Adluh grits and a Peach Vinaigrette salad.
All sandwiches, burgers & po-boys are served with kettle chips and a pickle unless otherwise noted.  Substitute chips for a side salad, potato salad, French fries, sweet potato fries or fresh fruit for $0.75
Plums BLT
Crispy bacon, fresh tomatoes and leaf lettuce on country white
Plums Club
Smoked turkey, bacon, avocado, lettuce & tomatoes with house curry mayo spread in a baguette
Classic Reuben
Corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and 1000 island spread grilled on rye
Grilled Turkey
Smoked turkey‏ and pimiento grilled on country white with tomato
Roast Beef
Rare roast beef with red onions, lettuce & tomato on a baguette with house horseradish spread
Smoked turkey, bacon and brie with house strawberry mayo on grilled lavash
Curry Chicken Salad
Curry Chicken Salad with spices, dried cranberries and toasted almonds served on wheat with leaf lettuce
Plums Chicken Salad
Our famous diced white-meat and toasted almond chicken salad on wheat with lettuce and tomato
Plums Shrimp Salad
Celery, dill & mayo in a baguette with lettuce.  31 years later and we still make it the same!
Salads available in full or half-sized portions.
Half Moon Cobb Salad
Artisan lettuce, tomatoes, bacon, egg, red onion, blue cheese, and grilled chicken tossed in balsamic vinaigrette
Greek Salad
Artisan lettuce, feta, kalamata olives, pepperoncini, garbanzo beans, fresh tomatoes, red onions & cucumbers with our house Greek dressing
Spinach Salad
With dried‏ cranberries, bacon & blue cheese. Served with our house hot bacon dressing
House Caesar
Chopped romaine tossed in Caesar dressing with kalamata olives, parmesan, herb croutons & anchovies
Chopped Salad
Chopped romaine lettuce, bacon lardons, grape tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, 10-year cheddar, tossed in house-made buttermilk vinaigrette
Peach Vinaigrette Salad
Mixed greens, spiced pecans, apple matchsticks, tomatoes, chevre and cornbread croutons tossed with peach buttermilk vinaigrette
Top any salad with our favorites below:
Served with fresh fruit
Chicken Salad
Curried Chicken Salad
Shrimp Salad
Baked Brie with Strawberry Preserves
Fresh Seasonal Fruit Plate
Peanut Butter and Jelly
On whole wheat with chips and a pickle
Grilled Cheese Sandwich
On country white with chips and a pickle
Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese
Served with fresh fruit
Hand Breaded Chicken Fingers
With sweet potato fries and honey mustard
Single 1/4 lb. patty with American cheese and sweet potato fries
Fruit Cup
Creative Lowcountry Cuisine.... Plums is known for our ever changing menus. We combine seasonal fresh local ingredients in Global dishes.
$10 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Seafood, American, Bar
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a nice lunch and cocktails during our trip to Parris Island for USMC Graduation. Great service. Eating outside can be bothersome due to birds eating left overs on the table next to us before it was bussed, food was fine, nothing extraordinary.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank BubblesLaRu
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went here primarily for lunch. Not that their dinner mena wasn’t fantastic, but we simply got hooked on their lunch choices. Their soups of the day were second to none . The variety of the menu was very good, prices moderate, vegan friendly and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank shooter4950
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

April is soft shell season in Beaufort and Plums had that as a special. I’ve tried them this month at a couple of local places and Plums were the best so far. Cooked perfectly so that the meat was cooked but not dry and legs...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank DeltaBravo8385
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We enjoy Plums! It’s a very popular place, so expect it to be busy or wait. Indoor or outdoor seating with bay views on Waterfront Park. Very good food! Full bar. Family friendly. Good for lunch or casual dinner.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Plums was recommended to us by a local. Absolutely delicious. I had a crab cake, peach salad, and New England Clam Chowder. I love clam chowder and I eat it every chance I get, especially when visiting New England. This chowder measures up. Service was...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped for lunch in Beaufort, south Carolina. It was Monday and only one of the few places open. Sat outside in the back facing the water. Lots of leaves and tree pollen dropping on the seating area this time of year unfortunately. The food was...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank docbob0707
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thought that we would have a long wait as we saw a line, but not so. We had the gumbo, a salad, and a couple of oysters. Everything came at once which was just fine. Service was great and so was the food.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank David20130609
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another reason to like April is the Soft-shell crab season. One of the best places for a soft-shell crab sandwich is Plums on the Beaufort waterfront. we wait in anticipation for the season. This year the crabs at Plums are bigger and better. Yum!

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An unpleasant experience with the hostess after we decided to leave following a 30 minute wait for an order of food that we never received. Wait staff was careless and inattentive. We were offered a comp meal but declined. It shouldn’t take 45-60 minutes to...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Paul L
Reviewed 1 week ago

\We have been to Plums several different times. It has been awhile though since our last visit. We went for dinner and there were not a lot of customers at the time. We were seated quickly. However, the waitress was not so quick to wait...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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dwayne t
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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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