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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, NC
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90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fine casual dining. Tapas was outstanding. Varied menu. Comped for desert as we were celebrating 39 years of marriage. Friendly attentive staff. We highly recommend Emily's. They take reservations.

Thank BILLB47
Beaufort, South Carolina
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120 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow, rarely have I been so underwhelmed by a restaurant in our area. The menu is great, but the food was very mediocre. My wife's lamb shanks had to be sent back-cold and undercooked. My Wiener Schnitzel lacked flavor and no way measured up to the Schnitzel I ate in Austria. Our waitress was new, but failed to offer dessert... More 

Thank Milt R
Columbia, South Carolina
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here. We started out with glasses of house wine, which were fine. I ordered a cup of gumbo and Thai shrimp tapa. Both were delicious and served joy. My husband ordered a seafood platter of shrimp and crab cakes with a potato. The meal came out with rice instead of a potato, and only... More 

Thank GSimmons03
Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Emily's offers fine dining in a pleasant,quiet environment. The steak dishes are excellent, especially the filets. Side dishes are nicely done and the sauces(love the bernaise) are outstanding. this is a great place for a date night or to bring out of town guests.

Thank nysoutherngirl
Charlotte, North Carolina
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

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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139 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

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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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

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 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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?