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Emily's Restaurant

906 Port Republic St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5553
+1 843-522-1866
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“tapas” (207 reviews)
“garlic beef” (18 reviews)
“steak au poivre” (16 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
906 Port Republic St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5553
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is not particularly unique that this restaurant gives out cards to diners in a TripAdvisor campaign. What is interesting, however, is that we - having not had a good experience - did not receive one while other “happy” patrons did. That answered my initial...More

1  Thank UncommonGround
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Multiple visits to this venue with a satisfactory dinner experience again. Two rooms, one dining and the other a eat in bar and TV room. Pleasant ambiance with attentive service. Gumbo and French onion soup were excellent. The Frenched lamb chops were excellent. The Wiener...More

Thank Howard P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with family yesterday. We had a great time. The service was great. Sandy was very friendly and attentive. We enjoyed the clams casino, gumbo and garlic Shrimp appetizers. As entrees we had seafood combos - flounder, crab cakes and fried shrimp (not greasy...More

Thank Tracey96bx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I see that a lot of people left really great reviews about this place, but I just don't get it. We saw the posted menu outside and couldn't wait to have dinner there. There is a huge menu with a ton of fresh fish options...More

1  Thank Tracey1228
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Emily's has been doing their thing long before downtown Beaufort attracted so many new restaurants. I've been going at least six times a year for 15+ years - they've only dropped the ball once in all that time. Admittedly, the place feels a little dated,...More

Thank JH_Beaufort
Reviewed August 16, 2018

We went on a whim. We ordered from the tapas menu. If you like bland or low on flavors/seasonings this is NOT the place for you. We ordered the lamb, shrimp w/bacon, bacon wrapped scallops, Italian sausage, teriyaki beef, stuffed mushrooms, and the garlic beef....More

Thank Mwatt784
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Amazing restaurant on a back street in Beaufort. Our server Sloan was awesome. She was friendly and quick with service. I can't say enough about this food they have a large tapas menu and everything was wonderful. You don't want to miss this place.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We eat at Emily's every time we visit Beaufort, and it never disappoints. The service is always excellent, as well as the food. Thank you to Michelle who served us last weekend and to Tom who made our night wonderful with our large party! We...More

Thank nchapman10
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We eat at Emily's every time we make our annual boat trip from Charleston to Beaufort. Its consistent with a wide variety of expertly prepared and cooked choices. Something for everyone and the service is outstanding

Thank Haschker
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

The food is good. Not great, but good. Prepared well, with interesting flavors and a good variety. The service is rudimentary, businesslike, and less than inspiring, but certainly capable. The wine list, in general, is reasonable. There are wines on there that are inexpensively priced,...More

2  Thank UncommonGround
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August 3, 2018|
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Response from Keith S | Reviewed this property |
I went in shorts and flip flops, sat at the bar with my fiancé and had the best manhattan ever!
Kay S
July 27, 2016|
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Response from CarolinaParatrooper | Reviewed this property |
All of the above have answered your question. No steamed that I know of either but seasonal soft shells.
Kay S
July 27, 2016|
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Response from M C | Reviewed this property |
Not the place I'd go for steamed crabs. White table cloths not picnic tables covered w/newspapers for opening and consuming steamed crabs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
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: +1 843-522-1866
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