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Breakwater Restaurant

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203 Carteret St., Suite 102, Beaufort, SC 29902 (Port Republic)
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Beaufort, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love going to Breakwater. The food is simply amazing. Every dish we have tasted has been delicious, the staff courteous and caring and every time a terrific time

Thank MBP1968
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The ambience force is strong with this one. Eye appealing decor. The wall of wine is impressive! We saw the positive reviews and decided to give it a go. The staff is super attentive and friendly. Great experience from hello to goodbye and the inbetween, "pardon me... Where is your powder room?" First, let me mention that this is the... More 

Thank JHud1126
Tampa, Florida
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really a wonderful meal here and a great staff. A good wine list with great pairings for the palate.

Thank Rob B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everybody wants to be seen at this trendy bar, have marvelous food in the dining room or bar, it doesn't matter where you sit in this restaurant, you feel good just being there. It's become a meeting place of friends who can enjoy a fresh catch dinner or a small plate and have their favorite drinks all served by servers... More 

Thank Marilee S
Bloomington, Minnesota
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome bartender, DJ. Very polite, attentive and not only asked but used my name. Everyone seemed to know each other and welcomed me into their little "party". Food was delish! Go here and enjoy!

Thank Pepesmom444
Savannah, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff and food was outstanding. I had the fried chicken which was probably the best I have ever tried. I also enjoyed the pimento cheese appetizer. Highly recommend going there.

Thank stevenbriggs00
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71 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived a little early so we could have a cocktail. Very welcoming reception, and then we got to meet Jen, the bartender. This woman is a mixologist first class. Cucumber martini that was just perfect. She is in love with her job and her customers, and we almost decided to eat in the bar to continue watching her work and... More 

Thank Vermontman
Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a delicious meal with local favorites, good service, and pleasant atmosphere. The views aren't bad, either!

1 Thank fabfour63
Atlanta, Georgia
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were told this is the place to go if you only have one night out planned. It's a very nice atmosphere. The server was pleasant and attentive. The food is very thoughtfully prepared and always some surprising flavors. Had the pork shoulder and greens which were excellent. The husband had risotto and scallops. Our only disappointment was the tuna... More 

Thank Kim N
Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very tired after riding 12 hours from New York . I found this restaurant online looked interesting . We had no reservation and were seated swiftly. The lady at the door was very friendly and she even asked during dinner if all was to our liken . We ordered the cheese plate fried shrimp and sliders . I... More 

Thank Yusuf Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$19 - $30
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 Carteret St., Suite 102, Beaufort, SC 29902
    (Port Republic)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: 18433790052
Chef Lang and Chef Shaw's version of 'New Southern Cuisine' contains the past, present, and future all at once. Younger, lighter, and fresher than traditional Southern 'Old School' deep-fried fare while acknowledging culinary influences from the world beyond. The bar at Breakwater exudes a lively energy with locals and travelers alike. The atmosphere is fun and friendly and warm Southern hospitality is a signature of the restaurant. Now Open and Accepting Reservations!

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the villages,fl
9 months ago
Beaufort, South Carolina
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?