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The Old Bull Tavern

205 West St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5558
+1 843-379-2855
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (123 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (36 reviews)
“pizza” (158 reviews)
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Hours
CUISINES
Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
205 West St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5558
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Reviewed today via mobile

All I can say is this restaurant is great. Food is always fresh and prepared just right. Service is always friendly and hospitable. Everyone should just eat here. You'll enjoy it.

Thank Dennis J
Reviewed today via mobile

We dined here based on reviews, but were not so impressed. If you want a jam packed place, and dining in an extremely loud bar area, then this is it. It looks like specialty cocktails are their feature, because their draft beer and wine list...More

Thank Vermont68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good food and cocktails. Pizza was thin crust and fresh. Service was excellent and friendly. Met several local people as well.

Thank valshanmy
marshalljohn1, Owner at The Old Bull Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

valshanmy, Thanks for posting your thoughts about your dining experience at Old Bull Tavern. Your positive post furthers our resolve to bring you our best. Cheers, The OBT Crew

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our dinner was very good but we were seated in the bar and it was very noisy in there, we didn't know they had another room we would asked to be seated there.

Thank robstainedglass
marshalljohn1, Owner at The Old Bull Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

robstainedglass, Thanks for posting your thoughts about your dining experience at Old Bull Tavern. Your positive post furthers our resolve to bring you our best. Cheers, The OBT Crew

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone loves The Ole Bull, and it’s well deserved. Bar area is charming and has a great buzz. The best soft shelled crab I have ever had, terrific gnocchi & shrimp, and everything else great. Excellent service from very knowledgeable and friendly waiter. The Mulkin...More

Thank BunkyVA
marshalljohn1, Owner at The Old Bull Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

BunkyVA, Thanks for posting your thoughts about your dining experience at Old Bull Tavern. Your positive post furthers our resolve to bring you our best. Just FYI in addition to the twelve wines offered through our nitrogen system, we have an additional 50 bottle list....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beaufort has several great places to dine but I found The Old Bull Tavern to be a vibrant, friendly place to dine. Seems like the place was full of locals but as travelers, we felt welcomed by the friendly staff. The cocktails are unique, in...More

Thank readytogo3131
marshalljohn1, Owner at The Old Bull Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

readytogo3131, Thanks for posting your thoughts about your dining experience at Old Bull Tavern. Your positive post furthers our resolve to bring you our best. Cheers, The OBT Crew

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the ambiance, including the waitstaff grandmother photos on the walls! While the tables are close together, it actually facilitated meeting new people and having some great conversations along with truly awesome, excellent food. I would tell you what we had but I think the...More

Thank 3Anchors
marshalljohn1, Owner at The Old Bull Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

3Anchors,Thanks for posting your thoughts about your dining experience at Old Bull Tavern. Your positive post furthers our resolve to bring you our best. Cheers, The OBT Crew

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this restaurant. The menu changes so you never know what new wonderful dish awaits you. Always spot on. Reservations are the way to go!

Thank Sara B
marshalljohn1, Owner at The Old Bull Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sara B, Thanks for posting your thoughts about your dining experience at Old Bull Tavern. Your positive post furthers our resolve to bring you our best. Cheers, The OBT Crew

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made a reservation (highly recommended) and requested seating in as quiet a part as possible. We arrived, were warmly greeted and told the seating in the quiet spot wasn’t quite vacated and invited to sit. While we waited we were check in with twice...More

Thank CasaUmile
marshalljohn1, Owner at The Old Bull Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

CasaUmile, Thanks for posting your thoughts about your dining experience at Old Bull Tavern. Your positive post furthers our resolve to bring you our best. Cheers, The OBT Crew

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by with another couple for dinner. We had eaten a late lunch, so we skipped the starters. The Sazarac was expertly prayed. For dinner, two of us had the duck breast with sweet potato/ apple sauce. Both reported it perfectly cooked and delicious....More

Thank Fletch1946
marshalljohn1, Owner at The Old Bull Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

John H, Thanks for posting your thoughts about your dining experience at Old Bull Tavern. Your positive post furthers our resolve to bring you our best. Cheers, The OBT Crew

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Latinacowgirl
20 September 2017|
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Response from marshalljohn1 | Property representative |
Dear Latinacow, We like to explain the seating options available personally with our guests so we don't take reservations on line. You can call us at 843-379-2855. Cheers...
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Chickpea66
29 April 2017|
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Response from leighrountree | Reviewed this property |
There may not be menu options which distinctly say GF, but they have a variety of entrees that could be prepared without gluten
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kcserafino
23 April 2017|
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Response from Dennis J | Reviewed this property |
closed Sunday and Monday. rest of week 5 to 12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 18
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 West St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5558
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 843-379-2855
Description
The Old Bull Tavern is a modern day Gastropub serving old world recipes prepared with care and where possible with locally sourced ingredients. The beverages offering includes craft cocktails, regional beers, and a comprehensive wine list.
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