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Breakwater Restaurant

203 Carteret St, Suite 102, Beaufort, SC 29902-5523
+1 843-379-0052
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb meatloaf” (37 reviews)
“scallops” (47 reviews)
“pecan tart” (8 reviews)
American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
203 Carteret St, Suite 102, Beaufort, SC 29902-5523
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant closes between 3:00-5:00pm but you can eat in the bar which has several table and a few booths. We arrived about 2:45 so we were directed to the bar. That is not a complaint, because the bar atmosphere is very nice, less formal...More

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here after my nephew’s boot camp graduation. They were wonderful and prompt for a party of 18. We did have a reservation and they made a preset menu to help with the service. Meal was delicious, not one of us had a complaint. I...More

Thank D2gauth
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the week in St Helena and rode into Beaufort our last night. Amazing service and great food. Also kid friendly.

Thank Dana S
Reviewed August 10, 2018

The service was great. When our server learned a member of our part was a vegan she went about and beyond to accommodate her. She brought veggies for the delicious hummus. The meal was delicious for everyone in our four person party. I had watermelon...More

Thank Rhonda O
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Upscale Beaufort dining with exceptionally prepared food. White table cloth service and a good wine selection. The Wagu buger was awesome. The grouper was cooked to perfection.

Thank Haschker
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Hats off to Donna and all of the staff who worked on the rehearsal dinner for our son and his bride. We hosted a dinner and cocktail hour with very uncertain numbers of attendees but Breakwater handled every bit! They even put together the centerpieces...More

Thank Brooks R
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch today at Breakwater today. We sat at the bar. Both of us had crab cakes with roasted corn succotash. It was excellent. The service was very good and pleasant.More

Thank George J
BreakwaterOwner, Owner at Breakwater Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Thank you for joining us for lunch! I am so glad that you and your wife enjoyed the crab cakes. We are excited to be in our third month open for lunch and we appreciate you letting us know about your dining experience. We look...More

Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Oh man!!! This is the second time we’ve visited Breakwater. It’s a little bit of a drive from HHI, about 45 minutes, but well worth the drive. We went to celebrate my BIL’s 40th Birthday! We’ve been lucky to sit in the private room towards...More

Thank amal7072
Reviewed July 10, 2018

One of the best restaurants in Beaufort. Friendly, great food, lots of locals to mingle with, and I would recommend reservations between 6 and 8. The bar side is the most lively and the menu is the same as the more formal side. I always...More

Thank V5730VLcarlw
Reviewed July 9, 2018

My husband loves their scallops and I love both their friend chicken and sliders with fresh cut french fries! Their small plates are just the right size for us and the service is first rate. Make a reservation so you aren’t disappointed.

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October 21, 2015|
Response from BreakwaterOwner | Property representative |
No we are closed on Thanksgiving. Thank you for checking though. Have a great evening.
Bryan R
May 18, 2015|
Response from BreakwaterOwner | Property representative |
yes you can order carry out at Breakwater.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $36
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 Carteret St, Suite 102, Beaufort, SC 29902-5523
    (Port Republic)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 843-379-0052
  • E-mail
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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