Classic Cocktails and Generous Pours
Oct 1, 2019 at 8:00 AM in Where to Eat
You are on vacation or maybe in town for business or just visiting an old friend. Maybe you are here for a concert, sporting event, festival, convention or a wedding… whatever the reason, it’s time to celebrate.
Belly up to the bar or relax patio-side with a pint of local brew. We’ve got classic cocktails, local craft brews and premium wine galore to quench your thirst morning, brunch, noon and night. With hundreds of places to choose from in and around the Beaufort area, every hour is happy hour.
Cheers and Pour ta Santé! Looking for a classic Margarita, Mojito, or Old Fashioned? Frozen, On the Rocks, Shaken and Stirred …anyway you like it – it’s here. There are many upscale bars and restaurants located along Bay Street in Beaufort. Panini’s on the Waterfront, a huge favorite of locals and travelers alike, offers a Classic Antique Bar where you’ve just have to see with something to satisfy every taste. Several establishments offer patio seating and live entertainment. Locals also flock to restaurants, eateries and bars on our Sea Islands. You will love the setting of the ever popular Boondocks under the Oaks on St. Helena Island; The Tavern in Royal Pines on Lady’s Island; Cat Island Grill and Pub on Cat Island and 1635 On the Avenue Restaurant & Spirits in Old Port Royal Village. So stop in to have a sip or two while eating their delicious menu specialties! Some of our local hangouts will entertain you with live music on weekends, too!
Need a beer? Beaufort has plenty of pubs to choose from that specialize in craft beers. You’ll be overwhelmed by the number of choices you have. One establishment, The Carolina Tavern in Port Royal, offers over 18 brews on tap! For the craft beer enthusiast, also try Brody’s Bar & Grill with 6 craft brews on tap! A visit to Rosie O’Grady’s Irish-American Pub in Beaufort Town Center will surprise you with not just Irish beers, but 5 craft beers on tap and over 50 other brands from which to choose. Hold everything! Here you can even order from an assortment of Hard Sodas and flavored Hard Ciders, too!
The town of Yemassee, just 30 minutes away, is home to our only legal distillery! The very popular Lucky Duck Distillery offers spirit tastings of flavored moonshine, yes moonshine! -check ‘em out.
Do you prefer grapes and bubbles? Cin Cin! Fine wines from France, Argentina, Chile, Spain, South Africa… you name it… you came to the right place. To stock your vacation house with some great wines, you must pay a visit to TA-CA-RON Trading Company, purveyor of boutique wines. Located about 8 minutes south of the Broad River Bridge on Route 170, you’ll find a wide variety of premium wines from around the globe at deep discount prices. Remember the best wines are the ones you drink with friends. Make yourself at home and enjoy a glass or bottle while soaking up our famous Southern hospitality. Just be sure to Drink Responsibly. Know that we want you to be safe and enjoy your vacation without a mishap.