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Emily's Restaurant

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906 Port Republic St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5553
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is our third visit to Emilys Restaurant. I can't say enough about the freshness and expert way their seafood is prepared. I ordered choice of three seafoods: Best flounder hands down....ever; shrimp large and very tasty; crabcake - although a little too much lemon seasoning for me, was full of crabmeat and little if any filler. My husband had... More 

Thank pb3024
Simpsonville, South Carolina
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Try the Tapas! Order a salad and the She crab soup and a Tapas. The quail is really really good. Good atmosphere and it has gotten less 'tight' as they have expanded. This was a favorite place for us to celebrate special occassions when we lived in Beaufort.

Thank Mark D
Cave in Rock, Illinois
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Better than some but not as good as we expected and the atmosphere not so good. Waitress forgetful and we sat waiting for more than thirty minutes for little things promised from beginning of meal. We would not return. Perhaps it was an off night but it was not "season" so why was it an off night? Save your money... More 

Thank 23robynwilliams
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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137 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very fine place. They have a large tapas menu along with full meals. They are small and the oldest family owned restaurant in town. We would love to return.

Thank Kaye333
Beaufort, South Carolina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It you yearn for small plates, or the ability to order a variety of different entree items this is your place. Also have full portioned entrees. Many old school dishes still on the menu. Great service. Nice cocktails.

Thank KCC843
Beaufort, South Carolina
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the tapas. My favorite thing is the French onion soup. Followed by the beef toranados. Lite dinner or full meal. Lots and lots of choices.

Thank LoveToTravel55711
Knoxville, Tennessee
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Locals hang here, especially at the bar. Steak auPoivre was good as well as the rack of lamb. Cooked to perfection on both entrees. Oysters Rockefeller and bacon wrapped shrimp were good and plenty of both. My only comment would be that it is on the pricey side and with that should come an up-to-date establishment. Our server, Sandra, was... More 

Thank Knoxvilleshopper
Athens, Georgia
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

This restaurant Emily's should be right on the waterfront so more people are able to enjoy the wonderful food and great service this restaurant provides. If my wife and I ever came back to Beaufort Sc we would love to come and dine with this great restaurant again. Ryan was really friendly, polite, accommodating and provided fantastic service while making... More 

Thank williamcrook2003
Beaufort, South Carolina
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116 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

Went there for our Anniversary. Food was terrific. Great selection of Tapas. Best She Crab Chowder I've ever had. Wish I had gotten the bowl rather than the cup. Wait staff was a little slow but the food was hot so it wasn't the kitchens fault. If you want to have conversation during dinner make a reservation early for the... More 

Thank Paul D
Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

Monday's are always difficult to find open. Not so with Emily's. We had seafood and loved it. The pasta special was shrimp carbonara and it was outstanding. Our server, Brian, was very attentive and forthright. Great guy. Try the topas. Try a bottle of wine if more that 3 people are drinking wine. One of our friends is gluten intolerance... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 906 Port Republic St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5553
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: 843-522-1866

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