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904 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5568
+1 843-525-1946
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (385 reviews)
“salad” (186 reviews)
“oysters” (115 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
904 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5568
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

The service at this place is absolutely horrible. 10 minutes after we placed the order without getting anything, we reminded our waitress that she had forgotten to bring the drinks. She acted annoyed, went back in, came back only with 1 drink, then forgot again...More

1  Thank Fabiana79
Megan U, Manager at Plums, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Thank you for your feedback. I am very sorry to hear about the incident you experienced with us. We want all customers to experience great southern hospitality and charm from all of the people they interact with, from initial greeting to exit. If you email...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018

This restaurant has been in business for well over 20 years. It is a must go to place whenever I am in Beaufort. Menu is diverse and haven't had anything I didn't like. Highly recommend it!

Thank 216dixon
Megan U, Manager at Plums, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thanks for letting us know how much you enjoyed everything! Looking forward to having you back in soon. Megan U.

Reviewed 29 May 2018

Even though it was Memorial day and slow for some reason they took very good care of us even though it wasn't very crowded. Service was outstanding.

Thank clamal0t2
Megan U, Manager at Plums, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Our staff works hard to make sure all guests receive outstanding service. Thanks so much! Megan U.

Reviewed 26 May 2018

One of the fine eateries along the waterfront. Not a fancy menu, more of a pub menu with burgers, sandwiches, salads and a good selection of local seafood. Food was fresh and tasty. Young wait staff was helpful and friendly.

Thank W-Hartford_CT
Megan U, Manager at Plums, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thanks for letting us know how we are doing. Can’t wait to have you back again soon. Megan U.

Reviewed 25 May 2018

I recently ate here, again, on a business trip to Beaufort. I tried something different this time. We had pimento cheese appetizer that is served with saltine crackers and celery. This is a Southern dish my mother use to make. It was good, but needed...More

Thank Ed D
Megan U, Manager at Plums, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Nice to hear you enjoyed lunch with us! Can’t wait to see you back the next time you’re in town. Megan U.

Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

After walking around Beaufort, taking in the sights, doing a little shopping and swinging on the swings on the river walk, we all got hungry and thirsty. We enjoyed chopped salads..one with blackened shrimp..(mine- delightful), chopped with fried oysters, oyster po boy and A BLT..good...More

Thank TVL4Ever3
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We went here for a drink, which was possible. It took a while untill we were noticed and adressed by the staff. Prices are as you can expect.More

Thank Hans V
Megan U, Manager at Plums, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

I’m sorry it took a while for you to be served. Our host stand is located at the center at the restaurant, many of our guests are unaware of this. It helps us make sure everyone is taken care of in a timely manner when...More

Reviewed 19 May 2018

The food was very good. Casual atmosphere was nice and good for families. We ate outdoors and it was very pleasant. They were exceptionally busy, but the server did her best and we were noot unhappy with her.

Thank Gayle G
Megan U, Manager at Plums, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Thank you for your feedback. Can’t wait to see you back again soon. Megan U.

Reviewed 18 May 2018

At only a moderately busy time we waited for more than half an hour for our food after giving order to waitress. Our order was just three salads and a bowl of gumbo. Gumbo was served lukewarm, but waitress did not come back to check...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Went looking for oysters on the half shell. The area boasts of fresh local oysters. We ordered a "seafood tower" consisting of shrimp and 15 oysters. The oysters hailed from VA and a few were beginning to get that creamy texture when not quite fresh....More

Thank JupiterLou
Megan U, Manager at Plums, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

I’m sorry to hear the oysters weren’t what you were looking for. Our selection changes regularly based on what is fresh and available through our local seafood vendor, local oysters being available to the area in the fall. Please join us again then for fresh,...More

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dwayne t
8 September 2015|
Response from PMS5 |
I called the restaurant today, because I was thinking of making a dinner reservation. One of the members of my dinner party requires gluten free options. I was told by the person who answered the phone at the restaurant... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 904 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5568
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 843-525-1946
  • E-mail
Creative Lowcountry Cuisine.... Plums is known for our ever changing menus. We combine seasonal fresh local ingredients in Global dishes.
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