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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
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Buckhorn, Canada
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stopped in for lunch while on vacation from Canada. View on patio was wonderful, staff was very attentive and friendly. Surprised to see they allow dogs on the patio (even our 200 lb Mastiff if we had brought her). Had the Tuscan Pizza which was excellent. Husband had the Shrimp and Crab Panini - he enjoyed as well. White bean... More 

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Burlington, North Carolina
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We drove up to Beaufort from Hilton Head for a look-around and lunch. Loved the Bay Street area near the water. Walked along Bay street considering several restaurants, knowing nothing about any of them. My wife picked Panini's, and it was a winner! We will definitely go again when we return to this area. Food was excellent, and prices were... More 

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PaninisManager, Owner at Panini's on the Waterfront, responded to this review

I would first like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Panini's. We are glad you chose us, and thank you for your kind words. We look forward to seeing in the future! More 

Beaufort, South Carolina
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

great atmosphere if you eat outside on the waterfront---but the food is just not that good. I was disappointed. Definitely is not the kind of Italian restaurant that it thinks that it is.

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Thank Lisa S
PaninisManager, Owner at Panini's on the Waterfront, responded to this review

I would first like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Panini's. I am sorry our menu was not what you expected and not to your taste. We are not a traditional Italian restaurant. I hope you will visit again and try one of our other dishes. More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here a few times and until tonight I had a pleasant time. The pizza was amazing even though it takes forever. A roach crawled across our table and that really killed the mood. Don't think that I will be back.

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Thank Ekaseta
PaninisManager, Owner at Panini's on the Waterfront, responded to this review

I would first like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Panini's. I truly apologize for your experience. I am extremely upset to hear your about the incident you had, but can assure you it is not something that happens. We will be taking additional steps to insure and limit any further insect activity, especially... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere here - with the friendly greetings from the staff and the warm fire from the pizza oven - is extremely inviting and welcoming. There are so many things on the menu I wanted to try, I wish I weren't just traveling through. The Mediterranean pizza, Pesto Grilled Chicken Panini, and Cooper River Golden Ale were all fantastic and... More 

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PaninisManager, Owner at Panini's on the Waterfront, responded to this review

I would first like to thank you for sharing your experience at Panini's. I will be sure to pass along our kind words to all of our staff, we hope to see you again if you are traveling through our beautiful town! More 

St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and dog and I had just settled into the Beaufort Inn so we met my sister and brother-in-law (Beaufort locals) who took us to dinner here. The she-crab soup (a Lowcountry delicacy) was delicious (even better than what we had had in Charleston a few years earlier) and I enjoyed my Mediterranean flat-bread pizza and local hard cider.

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Thank Mike H
PaninisManager, Owner at Panini's on the Waterfront, responded to this review

I would first like to thank you taking the time to share your experience at Panini's. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your meals, the She Crab soup is a favorite! We hope to see you again soon. More 

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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a party of 11 and the restaurant was pretty full. They took my name & number and we went & looked in the shops & had the kids run around in the park. They called when our table was ready. We had several vegetarians in our group. They have several options. The flatbread/pizza was great. My husband had... More 

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PaninisManager, Owner at Panini's on the Waterfront, responded to this review

I would first like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Panini's. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. We take pride in being able to accommodate most dietary needs and restrictions, and hope that your Vegetarian folks enjoyed themselves. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Beaufort, South Carolina
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is/was the absolute last time we will frequent Panini's. This reviewer has repeatedly said that the She crab soup is par excellence... and we will maintain our stance heretofore... BUT with reference to the rest..... SKIP it and get the She crab soup .... TO GO

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Thank goobersgal
PaninisManager, Owner at Panini's on the Waterfront, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for sharing your experiences at Panini's again. I am sorry that you have not enjoyed your visits and our menu is not to your tastes, but please do continue to enjoy our She Crab soup, even if just for take out. More 

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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a family lunch here while in the area for the day. Food was good. Views are nice. Staff is friendly and helpful. We had brick oven pizzas and salad.

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Thank Goodtimesrus105
PaninisManager, Owner at Panini's on the Waterfront, responded to this review

I would first like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Panini's. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to stopped by for a quick lunch. We order the calamari to start our meal off. Was one of the best that I have in awhile. I order the cheese steak sandwich which was very good. The husband order the special and love it. Would definitely return on our way thru beaufort again. Service was... More 

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Thank Jennifer M
PaninisManager, Owner at Panini's on the Waterfront, responded to this review

I would first like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Panini's. I am pleased that you enjoyed everything, and look forward to seeing you next time on your way through Beaufort! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $21
Cuisine
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?