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Griffin Market

403 Carteret St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5513
+1 843-524-0240
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good12%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
403 Carteret St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5513
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

A GEM! Best Italian fare this side of Yountville! Party of 4 celebrating my wife's birthday. Was a Prix Fixe menu + the Amuse, every course creative and delicious! The server, the chef's husband, friendly, outgoing and attentive, everything a waiter should be and more....More

Thank HNLute
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing. Worth every penny. Tagliatelle with chanterelles and fresh sweet corn. Are you kidding me??!! It may be the best bite of food I have ever eaten. Watermelon salad with blood orange olive oil. I could have licked my plate. We are great cooks...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017

Excellent Northern Italian Food, although a bit pricey. Come for lunch, dinner is much more expensive.

Thank Will R
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This husband and wife team will take you on a culinary ride like no other you have probably ever experienced. You are in good hands. Let go and enjoy. And if you can muster up an ounce of humility, you may even learn something. If...More

Thank tardito402
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Visited this Restaurant whilst on holiday from England. We were given the recommendation by a local couple who said that we would not be disappointed. Looked up the menu on `google` and decided to give it a go. We loved every moment - the courses...More

Thank Livelygadabouts
Reviewed 26 June 2017

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

1  Thank Philly63
Reviewed 23 June 2017

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

1  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

2  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

1  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

1  Thank LoveToTravel55711
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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
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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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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