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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
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Falmouth, MA, United States
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This has been our choice to eat at every time we visit Beaufort which is at least twice a year. We love to sit outside overlooking the riverfront park. We were a bit disappointed with the food this time--nothing special-I got the chicken salad panini and did not think it had much taste. My husband had the italian roast pork... More 

Thank Barbara P
Beaufort, South Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food, great outdoor seating. Child friendly atmosphere. Josué is always a pleasure to have as a server.

Thank tiffodom
Beaufort, South Carolina
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went here hoping to get away from the crowd.... ate upstairs since ?sax? player was loud, albeit very good. Service was EXCELLENT. Menu blah ! Ordered a grilled sirloin... knowing that is not exactly a choice cut but figuring they would not put it on the menu unless it was 'special' . Came with the standard greasy fries and a... More 

Thank goobersgal
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great lunch place--beautiful view of the Beaufort River and overlooks Waterfront Park, good service, yummy food. They have a great She Crab Soup!!

Thank Delly D
Charlotte, NC
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90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a small pizza that my Mrs and I shared. Friendly staff and priced right! Seating is available outdoors.

Thank BILLB47
Woodstock, Georgia
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216 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stop here during a day trip. Great service (Brian), and I liked the special where you could get a 1/2 panini and salad. I have to say I was surprised the panini's are so dry. Like someone else said it's more like a biscuit recipe shaped into a wrap but it's way too dry if you're panini... More 

Thank mikki777
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52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here with my wife while out shopping. Our server was Laurie, who was awesome. The food was great, had a Tuscan pizza. Also had manicotti with crab stuffing. Both were supreme, flavor and presentation. Sat outside, beautiful view and location. A must if your in Beaufort.

Thank Brock54
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82 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant had some large parties which seemed to throw the wait staff into a tizzy. Management needs to train staff in how to serve groups without ignoring ordinary diners. It took 51 minutes to get a panini and a bowl of soup. I ordered a panini since it was a speciality f the house. Others diners enjoyed pasta or... More 

Thank 8084P
PaninisManager, General Manager at Panini's on the Waterfront, responded to this review

I am sorry you did not enjoy your visit to Panini's this past Tuesday Mr. Dwyer, and assure you this is not typical. You are correct, we had quite a few walk in large parties that all came in at the same time as you and your wife, 7pm, and the staff was stretched due to this. Your server that... More 

Dallas, Texas
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for lunch on 10/12 and was disappointed but I'll give them the benefit of the doubt as they we still recovering from the hurricane. Ordered the fresh tomato panini which was sort of bland and the bread itself a bit uncooked and tasteless. My wife ordered the Mixed Green Salad which was under-dressed to her taste. Very nice... More 

Thank Keith J
New Creek, West Virginia
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Started our meal outside but moved inside when the rain started. We were both pleased with our meals and the service was excellent.

Thank Robin R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $21
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
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, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?