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Hemingway's Bistro

920 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5579
+1 843-521-4480
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“lunch” (34 reviews)
“muffuletta” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
920 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5579
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On my rare day off I decided to venture to downtown Beaufort for what turned out to be a lovely day. I decided to have lunch at the bar “hemingways” GREAT DECISION! The bartender kanani (unsure of the spelling) was absolutely fantastic. Drinks were cold...More

Thank JustAnotherBartender
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am here currently.... 50 years old, had to dig for my ID to be allowed in.... watched 20 something’s come in without..... very annoying.....

Thank valshanmy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't know about the bistro part, but go have a cocktail or beer at the bar. Be sure and play a game of Shut the Box.

Thank Judy and Allan S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a beer. The taps are on the wall behind the bar, which is unusual. Good snug space. The IPA was smooth and rounded.

1  Thank Phil R
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We were in Beaufort and directed to Hemingway’s for happy hour, what a pleasant surprise! Lovely, neighborhood feel, the bartender was welcoming and friendly. We have been back and look forward to returning! Thanks for your hospitality!

1  Thank jayvkay
Reviewed 2 February 2018

I can tell Hemingway's is a great bar with its out-of-the-way, dark hole-in-the-wall atmosphere, but we stumbled upon it on a sunny day looking for lunch and were glad we did. The friendly bartender/server sold us on a couple of specials -- bangers and mash...More

1  Thank AnotherHappyTraveler
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This place has an amazing Muffalatta! I'm also ver partial to the french onion soup!! It's outdoor patio dinning area is a relaxed and comfortable spot to enjoy a great lunch and a cold beverage!

3  Thank A5422NIheatherp
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Based on reviews, my husband and I stopped in for lunch. Due to there only being one girl working in the entire place, we decided to only have a drink and went somewhere else. Maybe just a bad day, but it did not appear that...More

1  Thank Stefani H
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This is a Great bar, but kind of hidden unless you are walking on the waterfront side of Bay St. We enjoyed the Bartender, Kaanani, who taught us how to play "Shu8t The Box" and enjoyed our drinks as well! Great atmosphere and great drinks!

1  Thank Karen P
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

If you want a great lunch, good conversation, find out where all the locals go to eat...this is your place to go. Not recommended for children unless able to eat outside. It is right on the Bayfront and on the walkway downtown.

Thank TupperTrish
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Response from tequilatime2 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are always allowed outside at all times. Once lunch is over at 3pm, they are allowed inside as well. On Sunday's, since there is no lunch served, they are allowed inside all day as well.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
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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