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Griffin Market

403 Carteret St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5513
+1 843-524-0240
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good12%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Italian, European
PRICE
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LOCATION
403 Carteret St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5513
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1 - 10 of 260 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Had dinner here last night, a Sunday. On Sunday’s Griffin Market offers a fixed price menu for $38. It is always spectacular and a bargain to boot. Appetizers are served family style. Last night they consisted of a hearty crostini, Griffin’s signature watermelon salad with...More

Thank Philly63
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I felt the food was average, the portions were not adequate and the food and drink were overpriced.

Thank linda f
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I have already left a personal message to Laura and Riccardo but now I will share with the rest of you. Griffin Market is not to be missed when you visit Beaufort * It is exceptional....food , wine , warmth they have it all*** I...More

Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Once again, Griffin Market never disappoints. We had an excellent meal, lamb and sliced steak and mushrooms, paired with an excellent red wine. Portions are perfect, and served with great presentation. Pat Conroy ate here a lot, and wrote about it. We always see locals...More

Thank JosetteG200
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Their menu changes often but you can be assured that all their items are delightful. Truly a chefs delight. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming. You feel as though you've stepped into a small town in Italy and you're one of the family. So lucky...More

Thank LoveToTravel55711
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The front of Griffin's looks nothing like a restaurant so don't pass it up. The owner is there to welcome you as you walk in the door. Big room with a great atomsphere. Wine list is strictly Italian and the food is fabulous. The owner...More

Thank condo503
Reviewed 12 March 2017

A hidden gem, easy to find if you know where it is. Excellent food, amazing staff and a MUST visit if you are in Beaufort SC. Reservation necessary.

Thank CLWToronto
Reviewed 7 March 2017

My wife and I dined this past Sunday (Birthday For Me) and it was excellent. Sunday is fixed price (4 course #38 each). I won't bore you with the repetition of previous reviews, but a couple of points that should be mentioned are: this is...More

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great food and service. Wine pairings were perfect and the couple running the restaurant were delightful.

Thank Bobby H
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I have mixed feelings about this restaurant. As many of these reviews explain, a reservation is an absolute must! Griffin Market is not your typical restaurant in the US. The owners don't seem to care about notoriety--or at least play it off like they don't--or...More

Thank Cooper W
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vail29
Hi are you open thanksgiving day
22 October 2015|
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Response from Tracy E | Property representative |
The restaurant is closed on Thanksgiving day, but will resume normal operation hours on the proceeding Friday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 403 Carteret St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5513
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 843-524-0240
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Description
Griffin Market brings relaxed elegance and a taste of Italy’s Piedmont region to the lowcountry of South Carolina. Situated on Carteret Street in historic downtown Beaufort, the restaurant features the culinary and wine expertise of Laura and Riccardo Bonino. The couple moved the restaurant from its original location in the neighborhood of Georgetown, Washington D.C. in 2011. Laura is a veteran executive chef whose talent has been featured at numerous fine-dining restaurants across the country. Riccardo is an accomplished sommelier and is recognized for his unique gift for pairing wine with food. Griffin Market offers seasonal fare made with expert refinement for dinner 6 days a week and lunch 3 days a week.
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