Welcome to the ultimate insider’s guide to the best restaurants in Beaufort, Port Royal, and the Sea Islands.

Savor Lowcountry favorites in locally-owned restaurants, learn about legendary Gullah dishes, discover foodie-finds run by award-winning chefs, experience tourist favorites, and more. Whether you’re craving great pizza or the best-fried shrimp on the planet, you’ll find it right here.  In Beaufort, we believe it’s never too early to ask, “What’s for dinner?” So, start planning now.

25th Annual Beaufort Shrimp Festival

Who’s ready to savor some delicious local shrimp?! The Annual Beaufort Shrimp Festival, celebrating SC Wild Caught Shrimp and local food and fun here in the Lowcountry, is coming up on Friday, October 4th and Saturday, October 5th at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in...

The Old Oyster Factory on Hilton Head Island sold to local restaurant group

Coastal Restaurants and Bars announced that as of September 3, 2019, The Old Oyster Factory will join their family of locally owned and operated restaurants. Coastal Restaurants and Bars is locally owned and operated for over 40 years. Old Oyster Factory will be their tenth...

Vidalia Onion & Beefsteak Tomato Tart

The following recipe includes all steps to complete this visually stunning and delicious tart.  For a quick and simple alternative, you may use any store bought piecrust, or ready made tart shells. While this recipe has many steps, the tart shell, and the onions can be...

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All You Can Eat Night coming to The Chocolate Tree

The 35th annual ALL YOU CAN EAT NIGHT at Beaufort’s favorite candy store is scheduled for Friday, August 30th. Oh yes. The Chocolate Tree has announced that it’s annual All You Can Eat Night is coming in August. The tasty Beaufort tradition, its origin has...

Keeping It Cool: A round up of Beaufort Ice Cream Spots

With the Beaufort heat kicking in as summer takes off in the Lowcountry the days of hot and humid weather will drag on, one after another, with locals and visitors alike looking for a way to cool off. Without a sense of doubt, we can...

Fresh Boiled Peanuts: A Southern Summertime Treat

Boiled peanuts are a delicious treat most South Carolinians love – so much that they are the official state snack. When you’re driving down a beautiful South Carolina country road on a summer day and you see a sign that reads “boiled peanuts,” hit the...

Free lunches for kids this Summer in Beaufort!

Beaufort County School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all eligible children free of charge. In addition to the Beaufort County Library and YMCA locations, free meals also will be provided to students enrolled in summer camps...

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Lowcountry Produce: All the perks of a country kitchen in Historic Downtown Beaufort

If you are looking for a taste of the Lowcountry, look no further than Lowcountry Produce Market & Cafe in the heart of downtown Beaufort. Lowcountry Produce started collecting regional and family recipes years ago – canning and preserving local favorites. In addition to the...

South Carolina Sweet Peach Spritzer

Did you know that South Carolina produces more peaches than any other state in the South? This delectable fruit is a sweet staple in our summertime diet and this sweet southern peach cocktail will delight any guest on your porch!  Photography & Recipe by PickleJuice &...

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A Taste of Beaufort Festival: What you need to know

This year’s Taste of Beaufort will stay true to the tradition of being a fun-filled weekend featuring great food, music, entertainment, art & crafts, Saturday morning 5K run/walk and more! Join us for this delicious Lowcountry affair and get a taste of some of the...

Sweet Strawberry Saturday’s at Dempsey Farms U-Pick

What’s sweeter than a fresh picked local strawberry? The experience and memories made as friends and families fill up their baskets at Dempsey Farms U-Pick. Dempsey Farms is a working family farm growing what they sell for the last sixty plus years! For a farm...

Ladys Island Taco Bell

Taco Bell now open on Lady’s Island

Lady’s Island now has a new place to grab a quick taco. The new Taco Bell is now open for business across from the new Walmart shopping center at Sea Island Parkway and Lost Island Road.   557shares 554 1 0 1 1 0 0...

Yard Farm Pecan Tassies

These are delightful little traditional Southern cookies. The word Tassie is a Scottish word meaning “cup” so, technically, they’re pecans in a cup! They have a flaky, buttery crust with a soft pecan filling inside. It’s a pecan pie in two bites and we guarantee you...

Yard Farm Fried Green Tomatoes

Traditional Fried Green Tomatoes Ingredients Mix together: ~1 cup white cornmeal ~1 tsp. salt ~1/2 tsp, pepper ~ 1/2 tsp. paprika Directions Soak sliced green tomatoes in buttermilk for 30 minutes.  In a frying pan, heat 1/4 inch corn oil. Fry tomatoes, turning regularly so...

Yard Farm Coca Cola Cake

You can get this at Cracker Barrel, but it’s better made from scratch! One of our personal favorites. Cake: 1 package devil’s food cake mix 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter, melted 1 cup cola (Pepsi or Coca-Cola, your choice) 1/2...

Key Lime Kelly Pie

This special recipe comes from Mary Bishop, who attended Coker College and worked in the cafeteria there to help put herself through school. The cook, named Kelly, made a wonderful lime pie, which she loved. When she graduated from Coker in 1957, his gift to...

Wine Pairing Dinner at Saltus celebrating the Beaufort Film Society’s “soft opening for BIFF 2019”

Celebrate the Beaufort Film Society’s “soft opening for BIFF 2019” with an amazing wine dinner at Saltus River Grill. The party will begin at 6 pm, and dinner will start at 7 pm. Reservations are required to attend. You may call Saltus direct at 843-379-3474....

Shrimp & Cheddar Grits

There’s nothing more comforting than a big bowl of South Carolina Shrimp & Grits and this recipe is sure to please all your guests! Ingredients: SHRIMP 1 1/2 – 2 pounds (26-30 count) South Carolina shrimp, peeled and deveined Cajun/Creole seasoning paprika Freshly ground black...

Beaufort Restaurant Week 2019

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