Off-Island Dining
Off-Island Dining

If you're looking for a few more dining options, nearby St. Helena Island and Beaufort offer several good choices for off-island breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Listed below are just a few of the many choices available within a pleasant 20 - 30 minute drive from Fripp Island.

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Beedos serves scratch made breakfast as well as lunch daily.   Popular with locals and visitors alike, they make awesome burgers and their onion rings get rave reviews.  Check out their seasonal specials including Frogmore stew.
1929 Sea Island Pkwy, St Helena Island, SC 29920

Another Slice

Locally owned, Another Slice offers great pizza, wings and barbeque.  They also offer fresh salads as well.  Enjoy a relaxing afternoon or evening with live music on Saturdays.
2111 B Sea Island Pkwy, St Helena Island, SC 29920

FishCamp on 11th Street

Located on the Port of Port Royal, Fishcamp offers fresh seafood and steak in an historic waterfront setting.  With indoor and outdoor dining, you can relax and enjoy your night out.  The pet-friendly patio is great place to enjoy a coastal sunset.
1699 11th Street, Port Royal, SC 29935

Q on Bay

Come on down for the best in barbecue.  Q on Bay, located in downtown Beaufort is a great place to unwind and enjoy some real southern dishes.  Enjoy smoked brisket, pork and chicken or one of their other delicious Lowcountry entrees.
822 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC 29902

Shrimp Shack

Enjoy casual seafood meals at this family-owned restaurant.  Best known for their fried, local shrimp and shrimp burgers it's sure to please the seafood lovers in your group.
1929 Sea Island Pkwy, St Helena Island, SC 29920

Johnson Creek Tavern

Down-home bar and grill offering seafood & comfort food plus live music, TVs tuned to sports & a patio.
2141 Sea Island Pkwy, St Helena Island, SC 29920

Foolish Frog

Featuring seafood, ribs and steaks, the Foolish Frog is popular among locals and visitors alike.  Enjoy crispy fried shrimp and calamari or  a bowl of delicious Frogmore stew.  For the landlubbers, you can't go wrong with their roast beef dipping sandwich & fries; save room for key lime pie!  Relax with family and friends as you enjoy amazing marsh views. Open for brunch, lunch and dinner.
846 Sea Island Pkwy, Beaufort, SC 29920

Bricks on Boundary

Bricks Bar & Grill on Boundary offers traditional pub food including burgers, fried fish and South Kakalaka Wings.  But they don't stop there; you might just think you're eating at Mom's with a 1 lb. molasses-glazed meatloaf dinner or the Mac Daddy pasta with bacon and ham.  Wash it all down with one of the many beers on tap.  Casual fun for the entire group.
1422 Boundary Street, Beaufort, SC 29902

Old Bull Tavern

This friendly neighborhood "Gastropub' has something for everyone with their market-based menu of European and American comfort food.  Choose from an ever-changing menu of bar-food, Italian plates, and chef-inspired entrees, featuring lamb, beef and seafood.  They also have a large selection of hand-crafted pizzas with house-made mozzarella.
205 West Street, Beaufort, SC 29902

Beaufort Bakery & Cafe

As fresh as it gets! The Beaufort Bakery & Café concept is “Taste the Difference”. Stop by daily for scratch-made pastries on their breakfast and lunch menus. Locally roasted coffee makes a great pairing for fresh entrees including breakfast pizza, cinnamon French toast or smoked gouda cheese grits. Lunch offerings include, among other things, Low Country fare including fried green tomatoes on the Steel Magnolia BLT, grilled pimento cheese and the buttermilk fried chicken sandwich.
102 Sea Island Pkwy, Beaufort, SC 29907

Saltus River Grill

Enjoy fine dining at this seafood grill, overlooking the Intercoastal Waterway in historic downtown Beaufort. "Creatively blending Lowcountry favorites and locally sourced ingredients."
802 Bay St. Ste. C, Beaufort, SC 29902


With dozens of choices from fresh seafood, steaks, pastas and more – every guest is sure to find something delicious.  Located on Factory Creek, this eatery offers great water views and even better sunsets.
71 Sea Island Pkwy, Beaufort, SC 29902

Hank's Lowcountry Café

Best known for their award-winning she crab soup (since 1985), Hank's new location in Beaufort offers dine-in, patio dining, curbside service and to-go orders.  Choose from delicious blue crab entrees as well as burgers and more.
2139 Boundary St,  Suite 120, Beaufort, SC 29902


Offering a fresher, lighter southern fare, Breakwater "cuisine incorporates culinary influences from around the world".  You'll find fried chicken, grilled filet, grouper and more on their eclectic menu.  Breakwater also offers an impressive wine selection.
203 Carteret St Ste 102, Beaufort, SC 29902

City Java & News

A downtown Beaufort Espresso bar, City Java offers gourmet coffee, pastries and more balancing "true urban flair with coffee traditions".
301 Carteret St, Beaufort, SC 29902

Wren Bistro

Wren Bistro & Bar is a hip neighborhood restaurant that boasts a relaxing, yet upscale environment. Made with local ingredients, you'll find something for everyone on this menu:  shrimp and grits, pecan chicken, steak, burgers and more.  Also offering unique micro brews and carefully selected wines, Wren serves lunch and dinner at their location in the heart of historic downtown Beaufort.
210 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC 29901

Griffin Market

Griffin Market, located in Beaufort, offers an atmosphere of relaxed elegance.  Their menu is inspired by Italy’s Piedmont region and changes seasonally as dictated by availability of locally sourced ingredients.  Under the expertise of husband and wife, Laura and Riccardo Bonino, this duo of executive chef and accomplished sommelier are sure to bring you an evening of culinary delight.
403 Carteret St, Beaufort, SC 29902

The Ribaut Social Club

Anchorage1770 on Bay Street features the Ribaut Social Club.  Honoring the social atmosphere of the original Ribaut Club, established in 1891, you’ll enjoy beautiful water views and chef-inspired cuisine. With a casual elegance, this dining venue is perfect to enjoy cocktails and dinner or a sophisticated Sunday brunch.
1103 Bay St., Beaufort, SC 29902

Magnolia Bakery Café

Located in a relaxed garden-like setting, Magnolia has beautiful views of the Beaufort River. This lively neighborhood eatery features fresh local ingredients, great small-batch cooking and prompt, personable service.  Serving breakfast, lunch and Sunday brunch including fresh baked cinnamon rolls, fresh brioche and more.
703 Congress St, Beaufort, SC 29902