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Magnolia Bakery Cafe

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703 Congress St, Beaufort, SC 29902-4608
+1 843-524-1961
09:00 - 15:00
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Tue - Fri 08:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 15:00
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a lovely Sunday brunch sitting outside in the small garden area listening to the fountains. Fluffy biscuits, buttery eggs, grits, good coffee and friendly wait staff.

Thank painnurse2
Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always wanted to have lunch here yet always just drove by until today. The location is amazing. The Cafe quaint; our meal very good though not excellent ; waitress was great! She had been working for less than a week and had much contagious enthusiasm. She shared about this sandwich, that salad and this desert- all of her favorites so... More 

Thank lynenrique
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281 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Was very good, the salad was huge we split that, service was a but slow but would go back for sure, we sat outside and it was very relaxing...

1 Thank Lollypop
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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197 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Stopped here for breakfast. Service was good but food was just okay. Ordered herb potato cake (not a lot of flavor), requested eggs over and easy, they were hard. No passion here for cooking! Someone called in while we were standing waiting to pay our bill, asking about soups for day, and someone screamed at the girl they only had... More 

Thank italian4560
Jefferson City, Missouri, United States
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Magnolias is a little bakery/gift shop/cafe rolled into one. The menu goes beyond the idea of breakfast or lunch with very tasty options.

1 Thank Jewell M
Fair Haven, New Jersey
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323 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Six of us had Sunday brunch at Magnolia. The stratas drew raves, as did the ham and cheddar omelet. The crab and corn chowder was also a hit. We have never had a less than lovely experience there.

1 Thank John H
Jacksonville, North Carolina
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Mimosas are great for brunch either on Saturday or Sunday. The service was okay. The server was slow and didn't anticipate the guests needs. We always had to ask for napkins or butter or jelly. Kind of annoying when it took her a long time to come back to our table. The food was good. I ate the the French... More 

Thank EZLaVie
Beaufort, South Carolina
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Hoping to find a place that wasn't too crowded for Sunday lunch.. this turned out to be a good choice. We were seated immediately and our server was very helpful. We ordered soup and sandwiches. The Pastrami Reuben is excellent. One in our party ordered the chicken salad sandwich and had a hard time eating it, as the bread was... More 

Thank goobersgal
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Shrimp salad sandwich very good. If it's the end of the week, skip the bakery items. They tasted old to me.

Thank Robin S
Nashville, Tennessee
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308 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Maybe if we had not just had the most wonderful breakfast at Beaufort Bread Company the day before, then maybe we would have thought this was an average breakfast. But to be sat at a table next to the restroom and wall while only 2 other tables were filled was a let down. The 3 cheese omelette was a combination... More 

1 Thank J M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 703 Congress St, Beaufort, SC 29902-4608
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 843-524-1961

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