Is Shrimp and Grits a Southern Thing?

Shrimp and GritsFrom Humble Beginnings to Haute Cuisine, Shrimp and grits has been a Southern staple for centuries – perhaps even millennia. So named for their gritty texture, grits were passed from local native tribes, who ground it from hominy, on to newcomers. The Gullah people of South Carolina’s coastal islands were probably the first to combine grits with the shrimp they caught, and Gullah writings from long ago describe how they savored dishes we would recognize as our modern shrimp and grits.   Read More →

Let Panini’s Cater Your Next Event or Celebration

Paninis CateringPlanning an event, a special celebration, or just need good food for the next big game party? Panini’s on the Waterfront is the place to call when you need good food catered for your event. Leave the cooking to us and let our friendly staff provide catering for your event at your home, office, or location of your choice.   Read More →

Tasty Reviews of Beaufort’s Favorite Restaurant

tasty Beaufort dining Are you a self-proclaimed foodie? Is there nothing better than trying something new, delicious, and fresh-made? If you love good food and an amazing atmosphere, take a chance on Panini's on the Waterfront—one of Beaufort’s best restaurants and a favorite among locals and travelers alike.   Read More →

Exploring and Having Dinner in Downtown Beaufort

Shrimp and GritsOften called sophisticated, with an old-world grace that charms locals and travelers alike, Downtown Beaufort is a historic destination that sits at the heart of South Carolina’s rich history. The second city to be founded in South Carolina, after Charleston, the Downtown Beaufort area coalesces fascinating Southern history, hospitality, and architecture, with a dash of contemporary glamour. The waterside of Downtown Beaufort are situated alongside several shops and places to explore, but most travelers and locals stroll the sidewalks to find somewhere new and delicious to dine.  Read More →

No One Does Shrimp Like Beaufort

beaufort shrimpAs the beloved Bubba from Forrest Gump once said, “Shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. There's shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo. Pan fried, stir-fried, and deep fried (shown on a hoagie roll). There's pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp…”...you get the idea. Shrimp is delicious!  Read More →

Carry-Out Catering for the Holidays

Carry out Catering Beaufort The holidays only come once a year so why spend the season in the kitchen when you could be enjoying time with family and friends? We’ve got a stress-free solution for this year’s holiday dinner hassle with "Carry out Catering" from Panini's on the Waterfront.  Read More →

Celebrate with a Gift Card from Panini's on the Waterfront

Paninis Gift Cards Looking for the perfect gift this holiday? Need stocking stuffer ideas? Panini's Gift Card can help you show your appreciation with one simple gesture.

Now you can share Beaufort's downtown waterfront experience with someone special this year. A Gift Card from Panini's never expires and there is never a service fee. Your friends, family, co-workers, employees, or clients will love the gift of lunch, brunch, or dinner and drinks at Panini’s on the Waterfront.  Read More →

Booking Your Holiday Party

tasty Beaufort diningThe perfect holiday party is possible when you get a head start! Whether you’re looking for a fun venue for your company Holiday party, or family get-together, Panini’s is the perfect place for your celebration!  Treat your associates and friends to an amazing atmosphere this Holiday season.   Read More →

Thanksgiving Dinner in Downtown Beaufort 2018

Thanksgiving dinner Come celebrate Thanksgiving with a wonderfully prepared, traditional Thanksgiving Day meal at Panini’s on the Waterfront. Our beautiful downtown Beaufort location makes the perfect place to spend Thanksgiving with family and friends. Along with our full regular menu, we're serving a traditional smoked Thanksgiving Turkey Platter with all the trimmings for $20.95. Open from 11 AM until the last seating at 3:30 PM (closed at 4 PM).   Read More →

Plan a Perfect Afternoon in Beaufort, SC

Beaufort Beaufort, SC—located just an hour north of Hilton Head Island and an hour east of Savannah, is the perfect seaside stopover for those traveling in the area. With gorgeous beaches and charming historic vibes, this cozy little town has plenty to offer visitors in the way of relaxation. The downtown waterfront neighborhood, in particular, is one area you won’t want to miss. Here, you can spend the day exploring beautiful parks, amazing architecture, and an array of charming, nosh-worthy restaurants.  Read More →