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Breakwater Restaurant

203 Carteret St, Suite 102, Beaufort, SC 29902-5523
+1 843-379-0052
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb meatloaf” (36 reviews)
“tapas” (46 reviews)
“scallops” (42 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
203 Carteret St, Suite 102, Beaufort, SC 29902-5523
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We've eaten here twice in the last two months. First with a large group and most recently just the two of us for some small plates at the bar. These two visits, unintentionally, tested the limits of what a restaurant has to accommodate. The large...More

Thank Ken D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had our wedding reception dinner here and it was great! They were very accommodating and provided the best location for our reception after our Marriage at the Anchorage 1770 Inn down the street. We came back for our anniversary this year...More

Thank Andrew E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we were seated, our server gave us water...and then disappeared for a very long time. We finally had to flag down another server and ask her to find our server, who came back and apologized airily. We started with a calamari appetizer, which had...More

Thank chandulla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely stylish restaurant, close by parking, bar while you wait, conscientious servers, best short ribs ever. Am never disappointed and keep coming back

Thank RecklessMidnight
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been to Breakwater many times. Food is always very good and prepared just right. Nice presentation. Small plates are very good and portion just right without entree prices. Ask for a table in front of restaurant. Can be a little noisy from the golf crowd...More

Thank Dennis J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first time that I went to Breakwater Restaurant, was a few years back and upon knowing that it was our anniversary, we were greeted with a free glass of champagne at our table. The dinner was wonderful. The next time that I went was...More

Thank MelonfromNY
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I was hesitant on ordering the lamb meatloaf since I have never had good luck with lamb, but i proceeded to order it anyway because it sounded too good to pass up. Let's just say I will go back here for this meal when i...More

Thank bweiss55
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Not glad we had a hurricane but definitely glad restaurant week was extended so my husband and I could attend. We love Breakwater and were back in time from our trip to enjoy restaurant week there last week. My husband had the Summer Gazpacho, the...More

Thank Edie S
Reviewed 14 September 2017

nICE PLACE WITH DECENT SERVICE AND REASONABLE PRICING. In my opinion it has a limited menu I like their coffee and refills There is some limited meter parking and it's best to park behind the building.

Thank fkates
BreakwaterOwner, Manager at Breakwater Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

I believe you are trying to review Blackstone's?

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

What a disappointment! We had a reservation for dinner. We were seated and ordered cocktails and calamari. We received our drinks and 20-30 minutes passed with no calamari. The server never even returned to take our order. It was obvious she forgot about us. We...More

Thank vickiejmoore
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Questions & Answers
21 October 2015|
Response from BreakwaterOwner | Property representative |
No we are closed on Thanksgiving. Thank you for checking though. Have a great evening.
Bryan R
18 May 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
US$19 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
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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