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.


For hundreds of past guests, Panini's on the Waterfront has been an unforgettable, scrumptious dining experience. One deserving of numerous positive reviews across the interwebs. This article is dedicated to Panini's on the Waterfront and the tastiest reviews for the best, most favorited restaurant in Beaufort.


Panini's on the Waterfront – A Delicious Menu

From the name, you probably guessed that Panini's on the Waterfront served up paninis. And you would be absolutely correct, but their menu doesn’t stop there. The perfect, charming combo of old-world Italian hospitalities with new-world fare, this restaurant is all about their stone-baked pizzas, hearth-baked breads, fresh seafood dishes, classic pasta meals, homemade sauces, ginormous salads, and divine, homemade desserts.


classic  meals

Some foodie favorites from the Panini's on the Waterfront menus include:
  • Crab Cake Salad—a delicious, homemade combination of crab cakes, mixed greens, onions, and in-house Old Bay vinaigrette
  • Seafood Ravioli—a lobster ravioli topped with homemade Parma Rose sauce, fresh crab, and lemon zest
  • Spaghetti Marinara—a classic Italian meal with homemade spaghetti noodles, marinara sauce, plump tomatoes, and parmesan
  • Homemade Manicotti—another classic Italian dish featuring fresh crepe shells, filled to overflowing with a three-cheese blend

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These dishes are to name a few, as there are lots of other yummy foods to choose from at Panini's on the Waterfront. They also offer a kids menu, full bar, and daily soup selections.


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Great Food and Positive, Memorable Experiences

Without further ado, here are a few positive experiences from past guests to Paninis’ on the Waterfront. These travelers and locals love discussing their great food and memorable dining experiences. You can see more reviews on Google, TripAdvisor, and Panini's on the Waterfront Facebook.


★★★★★ - Don S. from Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, wrote, “The aroma of fresh-baked bread would have been enough to talk me into this restaurant. The bread tastes as great as it smells. Amazing Bloody Mary’s and unique, creative sandwiches. Definitely worth the stop.”


★★★★★ - K. M. from Foley, Alabama, commented, “We just stopped for a snack. The crab soup is simply great. We sat at the bar and the bartender took great care of us. She was sweet and efficient, which is a lovely combination.”


★★★★★ - David G, hailing all the way from Hillsborough, New Jersey, said, “On vacation, we met up with 2 other couples that spoke well of Paninis’. Excellent service, good salads. The gluten free pizza was par for the course, but the shrimp, crab cakes, chicken marsala, and fresh mozzarella panini were all enjoyed. Full bar available plus a live musician and great music.”


panini sandwiches


What’s to Love About Panini's on the Waterfront?

Dennis J. from Boston Massachusetts tells you what’s to love about Panini's on the Waterfront in a fantastic review that states, “The pizza is very good. Other Italian dishes are also great. Friday night is live music, nice views of the water, and convenient downtown location. Service is good, price is right, and food is awesome.”


Aside from the obvious delicious food, Panini's on the Waterfront brings their A game in spades. All of their past customers have commented on superb service, from the bartender, to the hostess, to the waitstaff, and even the restaurant managers. What’s to love about Panini's on the Waterfront? The better question would be, “What’s NOT to love about Panini's on the Waterfront?” That one is a lot harder to answer.


chicken parm


How to Book a Reservation at Panini's

Panini's on the Waterfront is located on 926 Bay Street in Beaufort, South Carolina. Walk-ins for lunch and dinner are always welcome, but but some weekends can be crowded. If you plan on bringing a large party to Panini's for dinner, you'll want to plan on calling ahead. Call 843-379-0300 to make your reserve your table/s.  If you're looking for a quick grab-and-go, guests can also order online and pick up your order from the bar.


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