Rhett House Inn Recommended Dining in Beaufort

Beaufort is rapidly becoming a food mecca. If you like fresh caught, local, authentic, Lowcountry inspired cuisine you we will be in foodie paradise! The following restaurants are recommended by The Rhett House Inn. We can make reservations for you and are highly recommended on weekend nights. We also have a menu book in the parlor that you can browse when you are staying with us.


Simply contact us at 888.480.9530 or info@rhetthouseinn.com (*Fine dining **Casual dining)


**Breakwater Restaurant & Bar

203 Carteret Street, 843.379.0052 breakwatersc.com Chefs Lang and Shaw’s version of ‘New Southern Cuisine’ contains the past, present, and future all at once. Beaufort’s most upscale restaurant is younger, lighter, and fresher than traditional Southern ‘Old School’ deep-fried fare – while acknowledging culinary influences from the past. The popular Bar at Breakwater exudes a lively energy with a fun mix of locals and travelers alike. Huge wine list, including many by the glass. Walking distance. Parking. Open Mon. – Sat., 5 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.; bar later. Reservations required.

**Saltus River Grill

802 Bay Street, 843.379.3474 saltusrivergrill.com Beaufort’s favorite waterfront bistro. Upscale, Contemporary Southern Cuisine at its best; with seafood, fresh fish exquisitely prepared, fine cut meats, full menu sushi bar, and large oyster selection. Indoor and outdoor seating on the award-winning Chambers Waterfront Park. Walking Distance. Parking. Open daily, 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. Very popular – especially in high season – advance reservations strongly recommended.

**Griffin Market

403 Carteret Street, 843.524.0240 www.griffinmarket.com Beaufort’s newest eatery brings relaxed elegance and a taste of Italy’s Piedmont region to the Lowcountry of S. C. Situated on Carteret Street in historic downtown, the restaurant features the culinary and wine expertise of Laura and Riccardo Bonino, who moved the restaurant to Beaufort from its original location in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington D.C. in 2011. Tues. – Sat., Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; Dinner 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.; Sun., Dinner 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

“The food is glorious, and it is, by a long shot, the best Italian food ever served in South Carolina.” – Pat Conroy

*Old Bull Tavern

205 West Street, 843.379.2855 www.TheOldBullTavern. Friendly neighborhood Gastropub featuring an ever-changing market based menu of European comfort foods , innovative cocktails, and select craft beers and wines in bottle and on tap. This is a local and visitor favorite. Walking distance. Open Tues. – Sat. 5p.m. – 9 p.m. Reservations are strongly recommended.

*Wren Bistro and Bar

210 Carteret Street, 843.524.9463 www.wrenbeaufort.com. This is a hip neighborhood restaurant that boasts a relaxing, yet upscale environment. They serve delectable dishes with locally grown ingredients, unique micro brews and carefully selected wines. Here is a place to get wonderful southern food with a twist. You don’t want to miss out. Walking distance. Open 11a.m. – 10p.m. Reservations are recommended on the weekends.

*Hearth Wood Fired Pizza

802 Bay Street, 843.379.9806 www.hearthpiizzabft.com. The newest restaurant to come downtown Beaufort is making
great reviews. This is new restaurant brings a high scale elegance to pizza. The modern inside makes you want to
come in while the eclectic wood fired pies served along with hearty Italian dishes, craft beers and unique wines keep you coming back. Walking distance. Open daily from 11a.m. – 10p.m. Does not take reservations.

11th Street Dockside

*Dockside on Lady’s Island

71 Sea Island Parkway. 843.379.3288 www.docksidebeaufort.com. Dockside is a casual, waterfront, seafood restaurant overlooking the boat docks on the Factory Creek River. Come join in with locals in enjoying beautiful views, glorious boats and of course the freshest prepare seafood. Open daily 4p.m. – 10 p.m. A short drive across the bridge. Does not take reservations.



*Fishcamp on 11th Street

1699 11 th Street, Port Royal. 843.379.2248 www.fishcampon11th.com. From seafood to steak, kid’s menu to desserts, they have something for everyone. Kick back, relax with one of their crafty cocktails, local beers or glass of wine outside at their bar. They have a pet friendly patio with swings overlooking the incredible sunset with views of the local shrimp boats. Open daily from 11am-10pm, they will take a few reservations.


Beaufort’s waterfront dining in the heart of South Carolina Lowcountry