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Q on Bay

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822 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5566
+1 843-524-7771
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri 11:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and I ate lunch at Q on Bay. The location is ideal for any restaurant. It's downtown location sits next to a small park and overlooks the bay. The area seemed completely safe and parents didn't seem to mind allowing kids to run around in the park while the parents finished their meals. The restaurant itself looked great.... More 

Thank Reitz37
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious BBQ at this place. Loved the low country option to get shrimp on the side. Very enjoyable place. My only quibble would be that the mustard sauce is not quite up to standard. The other sauces and the pork itself were of such high quality that this mattered not in the least. Excellent place.

Thank CalinSing
Des Allemands, Louisiana
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the ribs, they were average, half rack is good for 1. Prices are average, not a family place. Service was Sloooooow.

Thank Glenda B
Lutz FL
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134 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After 7 hours of car travel, I just wanted shrimp and bay view. How nice to throw in a setting sun. Fortunately a local gave us a heads up ahead of time because coasting up and down Bay Street, we missed it. The restaurant fronts on the street and backs onto the bay. There is plastic enclosed bak porch for... More 

Thank TravelTampaHgl
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

View from porch is great. Lots of local brews available. TV's to watch the game. Didn't like the Bloody Mary. Fun place for a drink & to watch the game. Local brews are good here but I recommend eating at panini's.

Thank AJPM72
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for lunch and we couldn't have been happier! We loved the waterfront and sat on the porch despite the "chillier" weather. We had a beautiful view of the water and the park! The food was slightly above average - nothing bad, but nothing to necessarily write home about, although their homemade condiments (BBQ sauce,... More 

Thank Katarina C
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Picked this place for lunch because they had multiple tvs w NFL football games on. They accommodated our request to put on "our" game, so we settled in. Pulled pork tacos, blackened fish tacos, and their Qbano sandwich were all hits with our group. Much more flavor than typical bar food offerings. Broad list of beers- craft and mass-produced versions.... More 

Thank MKH952
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75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We stopped in for lunch and we were not disappointed. It was a beautiful day so we ate outside and the view cannot be beat. My husband had the Q dip and cole slaw and loved it. I had the turkey melt and fries and I would get it again although I would get another side. The fries were a... More 

Thank Dacsmom
Wausau, Wisconsin
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69 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Had lunch at "Q" this week. I had brisket sliders and my wife had pulled pork tacos, both were excellent. We had hand cut fries, and bbq beans, both very good. My wife tried the homemade peach cobbler and said it was great. The setting is nice, with outdoor dinning overlooking the water. The server was very good, friendly and... More 

Thank Tom Y
Columbia, United States
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

I enjoyed the atmosphere and the food. My husband is a big BBQ fan and he loved it. The outdoor dining area is right on the waterfront. We brought a large crowd and the service was great - even though they did not expect us!

Thank franb571

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Barbecue
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 822 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5566
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 843-524-7771
Phone: 843-525-7771

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?