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Common Ground – Here at Common Ground, we strive for guest comfort and satisfaction offering a full coffee bar featuring La Colombe coffee, fresh baked pasties and desserts, free WiFi, and a beautiful view of the Henry C. Chambers Water Front Park, all nestled in the heart of the Low Country. 843.524.2326

City Java & News-One of the newest espresso bar to go to in Beaufort’s Historic District, offers the best in single origin coffee roasts, silky espresso drinks, breakfast, lunch, wine & beer, print materials, and free wireless internet. 843.379.5282

Corner Perk– Located in Port Royal is a coffeehouse / brunch restaurant where city meets South. Here, southern hospitality and comfort food is fused with the creativity of urban culture.  Corner Perk offers the most amazing  locally roasted Coffees, Teas, Espresso drinks, Cold Brew, Frappes, 1OO% Real Fruit Smoothies… as well as Skillets, Omelettes, Wraps, Sandwiches, and Salads. 843.522.3959


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Blackstone’s Cafe – Opened in 1991 and is now a Beaufort institution where locals meet to eat and chat and tourists go to relax and fuel up. Make friends while enjoying Breakfast or Lunch and let our lovely staff take care of the rest.


The Cracked Egg –A great place to get breakfast. Located in the one room school house in Port Royal. You have to check out their giant homemade pancakes and amazing sausage gravy and biscuits made in house every day.


Rain-N-Bagels-Locally owned and operated. A great place to grab a delicious, fresh baked bagel and coffee in the morning. as well as lunch. 843.379.9300


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Plums- Looking for some of the best fish tacos? Here is your place! Locally owned and local ingredients as well. Not to mention, you can’t beat the atmosphere. 843.525.1946

Panini’s-Located in the historic Beaufort bank building, Panini’s is a delightful blend of old world Italian charm and new world cuisine. Serving unique and crispy stone-baked pizza, delicious panini sandwiches, hoagies, large salads, inventive pastas, and fresh local seafood – all made with a Mediterranean flare. You’ll also love their famous homemade Italian desserts. They also feature a full bar, both indoors and outside, and the restaurant overlooks Beaufort’s Waterfront Park. 843.379.0300

Q on Bay-Your destination for the best in barbecue in the Lowcountry!  Noted for a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere, Q on Bay is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy a great view. Pick from our great beer selection, and enjoy some mouth-watering smoked BBQ! 843.524.7771

Luther’s Rare & Well done-A great place to grab a burger and a drink and enjoy the waterfront view. Is a local favorite place to eat. 843.521.1888


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Saltus River Grill-A sophisticated eatery with wood grill, sleek bar & extensive wine list. Salts serves steak, seafood & sushi, as well as a great view of the waterfront park in downtown. 843.379.3474

Dockside –Lady’s Island Dockside is located on Factory Creek, which provides great views of the Woods Bridge and Downtown & spectacular sunsets as well fresh seafood, steak, poultry, pasta and more. Prepare for a wait on the weekends, but is well worth it.  843. 379-3288

Fishcamp on 11th-Look out over the docks and breathe in the history of Port Royal, a rich story of shrimp boats, family tradition and the tides of changing industries. Fishcamp offers local seafood, so please, sit back, relax and enjoy the incredible Lowcountry way of life. 843.379.2248

Upper Crust-Located on Lady’s Island, offering some of the best pizza and casual Italian and American grub.843.521.1999


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The Chocolate Tree –Has been serving the area since 1980. The Chocolate Tree is Beaufort’s one-stop-shop for fine chocolates and other confections made right on the premises! All of their sweets are freshly made right there are the Chocolate Tree, using only the finest ingredients available.


Carolina Cuppitycakes-Enjoy a delicious gourmet cupcake right there in the train caboose, in which Carolina Cuppity Cake resides. Or order custom cakes for a special occasion. Such a fun little place to enjoy a special treat. 843.263.4842

Kilwins- This newly opened confectionary kitchen offers handmade fudges, dipped chocolates and caramels, kettle cooked Caramel Corn and premium Kilwins “Original Recipe” Ice Cream. Make sure you stop and fill your sweet tooth. 843.379.8008

Stellar Ice Cream- This newly opened ice cream shop makes handmade, small batch ice cream. They have over 30 flavors of ice cream, including classic favorites and rotating special flavors. Because we make our ice cream in small batches, we’re always experimenting with something new. 843.812.6031


Hunting Island-is South Carolina’s single most popular state park, attracting more than a million visitors a year, as well as a vast array of land and marine wildlife. Five miles of pristine South Carolina beaches, thousands of acres of marsh and maritime forest, a saltwater lagoon and ocean inlet are all part of the park’s natural allure.

Of all the lighthouses in South Carolina, the Hunting Island Lighthouse is the only one in the state that is publicly accessible. From the top of one of the most distinctive lighthouses in South Carolina, guests can stand 130 feet above the ground to take in the breathtaking, panoramic view of the Atlantic Coast and surrounding maritime forest.

Hunting Island State Park camping is available at 100 campsites with water and electrical hookups, shower and restroom facilities, beach walkways and a playground. Hunting Island State Park camping reservations must be made for a minimum of two nights.

The Sands-Way down on the southern tip of the town of Port Royal, you will find this wonderful area where Battery Creek flows into the Beaufort River. From the sandy beaches you can get some great views of the river and of the estuaries. A ramp here lets you launch boats onto the rivers. A long boardwalk runs along Battery Creek, and is a popular place for strolling and for fishing. Near the end of the boardwalk is a large observation tower. You can see for miles around from the upper levels of the tower,


Several local area restaurants offer free lunch or dinner for new Marines, in thanks for their service to our country and to congratulate them on their graduation. Here is a partial list of those restaurants that honor those graduates on Graduation Day:

  • Panini’s on the Waterfront

  • Brody’s Bar and Grill 

  • Good Eats at Sea Eagle

  • Q on Bay

  • Fat Patties

  • Blackstone Cafe

  • Ryan’s Famous Pizza

  • Carolina Tavern

  • Moe’s Southwest Grill

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