The South Carolina Lowcountry's unique culture is most often expressed through culinary adventures enjoying local seafood while taking in exceptional views of sun rises, sun sets and moon lit inland rivers. Anchorage 1770 offers complimentary full Lowcountry Breakfast and evening hors d’oeuvres at the Top Deck Happy Hour. Downtown Beaufort in particular offers several choices to cap off a relaxing or adventurous day with an epicurean delight.
Please be sure to check with Guest services for reservations or even you want to venture out beyond these wonderful establishments that are a short walk from Anchorage 1770.
Address: 203 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC
Phone: (843) 379-0052
Chef Gary Lang and Chef Elizabeth Shaw believe that seasons should define their menu. They are also fully committed to sourcing ingredients locally whenever possible. They offer an elegant, contemporary approach to a traditional Lowcountry cuisine, and seafood from the Carolina coast is a hallmark. “Our goal is to create perfectly seasoned food using the freshest local ingredients, and complement that with attentive and cordial service.” says Chef Lang.
Address: 906 Port Republic Street, Beaufort, SC
Phone: (843) 522-1866
Though not on Bay Street’s “Restaurant Row,” Emily’s Restaurant has been a local favorite for years. Known for an expansive tapas menu and a great Steak au Poivre, Emily’s also features Lowcountry Seafood and a dimmed dining room that many natives enjoy.
Address: 403 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC
Phone: (843) 524-0240
Griffin Market brings relaxed elegance and a taste of Italy’s Piedmont region to the lowcountry of South Carolina. Situated on Carteret Street in historic downtown Beaufort, the restaurant features the culinary and wine expertise of Laura and Riccardo Bonino. The couple moved the restaurant from its original location in the neighborhood of Georgetown, Washington D.C. in 2011. Laura is a veteran executive chef whose talent has been featured at numerous fine-dining restaurants across the country. Riccardo is an accomplished sommelier and is recognized for his unique gift for pairing wine with food. Griffin Market offers seasonal fare made with expert refinement for dinner 6 days a week and lunch 3 days a week.
Address: 302 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC
Phone: (843) 322-1900
You’ll find a gourmet market and cafe which caters to ‘classic Lowcountry’ in every way at Lowcountry Produce. Browse the market for local delicacies after a fantastic lunch or dinner from a menu full of fresh local fare.
Address: 926 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC
Phone: (843) 379-0300
Featuring Local Seafood, Stone-Baked Pizza, Panini Sandwiches, Inventive Pastas and Hand Cut Steaks, Panini’s also caters extensively to the gluten-free diner. Located on Bay Street in a historic bank building on the Waterfront Park in beautiful downtown Beaufort, SC.
Address: 904 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC
Phone: (843) 525-1946
Plums Restaurant is a local favorite since 1986 and is known for an ever changing menu that combines seasonal, fresh & local ingredients in global dishes. With a lunch menu bursting with giant colorful salads and sandwiches and dinner highlighting seafood, pastas and steaks, Plums is casual creative and all around good food. Open lunch, dinner and later.
Address: 822 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC
Phone: (843) 524-7771
You’ll find a family style BBQ restaurant featuring slow cooked BBQ and all the fabulous sides that go along with it, making a great southern BBQ experience right in downtown Beaufort. Another spot that backs up to Waterfront park with amazing views of the Beaufort River.
Address: 802 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC
Phone: (843) 379-3474
Saltus River Grill was launched in 2001 by Plums Inc. Owner Lantz Price and Director of Operations Chip Dinkins. Together they envisioned an establishment that would set the standard for others and offer unmatched culinary and aesthetic experiences in the city of Beaufort.
What emerged was a cutting-edge urban seafood grill offering exceptional fare, breathtaking water front views, incomparable service and a sophisticated bar that has shaken and stirred not only Beaufortonians on both sides of the Broad River, but also visitors worldwide.
Saltus’ elite team of culinary professionals, including Executive Chef Brian Waters, maintain the restaurant’s ability to provide the complete dining experience – artful and friendly, with a brilliant ability to roll with the tides and trends that make the world as delicious as it is.
The Old Bull Tavern
Address: 205 West Street, Beaufort, SC
Phone: (843) 379-2855
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.
Open dinner and later.
Address: 210 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC
Phone: (843) 524-9463
Wren Bistro and Bar is a hip, quaint neighborhood spot that provides a relaxing and upscale atmosphere and offers dishes with locally grown ingredients as well as micro brews and select wines.
"The bright proprietors of Anchorage 1770… have lovingly and arduously revived the historic William Elliott House on the banks of the Harbor River. The stately home, humbled by its tabby exterior, is adorned by elaborate Corinthian columns, making it the perfect blend of high style and Southern comfort."