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Panini's on the Waterfront

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926 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5568 (Charles St.)
+1 843-379-0300
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am still nauseated when I think about the crab BLT I had nearly a week ago. Do yourself a favor; get a pizza.

Thank kelli110677
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

great restaurant, excellent pizza- one of the best pizzas i've had in a very long time, very reasonably priced. i will be looking to my next trip there!

Thank Joe L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food and attentive service. Other people are complaining about the view being blocked by fencing and portable toilets.... Ummm there IS a festival happening and the restaurant has nothing to do with that... And as far as the table charge goes, you must've never worked in a restaurant and I think it's a great idea.... Why would someone want... More 

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Den Haag
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115 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We sat down outside, ordered a panini and thén saw the sign that (during the water festival) food had to be eaten within strict time slots. For a table for 2 that meant: be out within 1 to 1.25 hours. Or, so the sign stated, there would be an extra charge. Also, after receiving the cheque: pay promptly and leave.... More 

Thank YoYo118
Ronceverte, West Virginia
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The pizza was delicious! The small pizza was more than enough serving for the $9 price. Atmosphere was enjoyable and the place was very clean. The bathroom doors - which are white showed daily residue - only negative. Plenty of staff to serve you. Beer was cold & mixed drink tasty & reasonable price. Overall good place to go...

Thank BrianandMellissa
Bloomington, Minnesota
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Atmosphere is fine, staff was really slow, somewhat disheveled looking. Food was over cooked and not very good - I had a salad with fishy tasting shredded crab on it and calamari which was hard, dry at overcooked.

Thank Pepesmom444
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner at Panini’s was excellent. Since it was so hot outside, we elected to sit inside although the view of the Waterfront was exceptional from their outside seating. Entering, we encountered Zakaia the hostess. I quickly realized there was an upstairs dining area with a view of the Bay! Zakaia went to the trouble of asking if they would open... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here on our way to Charleston. We had three different pasta dishes. They all tasted very good. Great service and friendly staff. Recommend it!

Thank Hermanadelviento
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food really didn't have much taste. My husband got a pizza and I got a steak panini. No flavor and extremely dry.

Thank Julie A
Beaufort, South Carolina
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They have a great casual menu, with a variety of pizzas created and cooked in a wood burning oven in view (if you are seated downstairs). Their paninis are creative, they also have some more extensive entrees. This is a good place to have lunch or a casual dinner on the waterfront. There is also outdoor seating. There is a... More 

Thank Marlene C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $21
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Gluten Free, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 926 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5568
    (Charles St.)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 843-379-0300
Located in the historic Beaufort bank building. Panini's is a delightful blend of old world Italian charm and new world cuisine. We adapt our menu seasonally to feature only the freshest local ingredients. Unique and crispy Stone-Baked Pizza, Panini sandwiches, Hoagies, Large Salads for lunch. Dinner features fresh local Seafood, inventive Pastas, and hand cut Steaks prepared with a Mediterranean flare. Gluten Free Menu including pizza crust and pasta. Enjoy your dinner with a selection from our extensive wine list, including a Reserve list of select vintages. Outside patio dining and bar on the Chambers Waterfront Park overlooking the Beaufort River. Full bar inside and on the waterfront.

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