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Hemingway's Bistro

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American, Bar, Pub
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920 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5579
+1 843-521-4480
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Oak Creek, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came in with five total girls for a psuedo bachelorette party. People looked at us with three heads. Odd bartender. Off duty waitress was giving us nasty attitude, and then wouldn't stop trying to hang out with us. The only plusses were the jello shots and cute Marines we met.

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Thank Dawnlucybarrett
Beaufort, South Carolina
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed a night out on the town with my spouse for a few beverages here at Hemingways. It is small and quaint enough that you can be yourself without worrying about trying to impress. You can get a couple cold beers for what it costs for one beer a block toward the bridge. It has outside seating so great... More 

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Thank Steelsailor60
Endicott, New York
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149 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just happened to see a sign that said something like "Hemmingways if you can find us" with an arrow pointing down a driveway. When we got there a sign said "you found us" and that was just the beginning. Great atmosphere, great food, great service and personable and capable wait staff. What more is there?

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1 Thank callenzen
Beaufort
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99 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great time at Hemingways, the weather was perfect for enjoying fun and friends on the back porch. The service and quirky atmosphere was a great experience, it will bring us back.

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1 Thank Timber29907
San Diego, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've lived in Beaufort for three years and had not been to Hemmingway's. The Beaufort gazette published a story about them maybe losing their liquor license, so we went to sign their petition and to have lunch. (which is only served between 11:00 AM & 3:00 PM). Everyone in the place was friendly & nice. I had a Margarita in... More 

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1 Thank BruceHarmer
Chicago, Illinois
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Found this place just walking around old town, Beaufort. Most of the restaurants you enter from Bay St. Hemingway, you enter from the back. Their welcoming sign says "you found us". Nothing fancy, just homey with good, inexpensive food. Locals coming to the bar to order takeouts.

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Thank nancyr254
Oriental
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

What a surprise!! My wife and I happened to just pick this out of the blue. She crab soup the best also Ceasars salad. I had a Cuban great too. But the greatest was manager Kanani. I left my credit card there. She was not only honest but had good sense too. She call my credit card company. They called... More 

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1 Thank Corbin W
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

This was so fun! They made our 14yo granddaughter some really cute Shirley Temple's. Made her so happy. My husband liked the gumbo so much he went back to thank the chef! Good times!

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Thank dianehk
Burlington, Canada
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103 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

This seems to be a spot where everyone knows your name. If you're a regular. Lots of attitude and a hangout for what I perceived to be Trump aficionados. We were there before the election and decided to sit outside in the chilly evening rather than take part in the conversation.

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Thank Judy T
Bluffton, South Carolina
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166 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

If you're okay with dive bars than this is a great place to grab a few drinks. Jello shots are only $1 (assorted flavors) and their beer is pretty cheap as well. Personally, I don't know if I'd feel comfortable ordering food here as it seems a bit dirty. The bar is very small, it only seats 5 people. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 02:00
Monday
10:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 02:00
Thursday
10:00 - 02:00
Friday
10:00 - 02:00
Saturday
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 920 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5579
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 843-521-4480

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