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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Beaufain's: An Oakhurst Grill

350 Mead Rd. (E. Lake Rd.) Send to Phone

Dinner Mon.-Sat., Brunch Sun.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Beaufain's: An Oakhurst Grill Restaurant Review

: This charming bistro in a constantly gentrifying neighborhood has much to recommend it. A well-done renovation, it boasts large windows with a view of the street and neighboring businesses. Warm woods play with the light of its hanging lamps. The HVAC system spreads wing-like over the dining space, introducing an industrial element that helps keep the casual feel. The cooking of the Southern Low Country (South Carolina and Georgia coast) dominates the menu, with occasional nods to Cajun country. Specials are the meatloaf and mashed new potatoes and sautéed shrimp in brown tasso gravy over cheddar cheese grits. If she-crab soup is the soup of the day, don’t pass it up. Sandwiches include a shrimp po’ boy with fries and slaw. Medium-bodied, it’s rich with the taste of crab meat. Grilled duck breast came rare as ordered, but lacked flavor. Perhaps better seasoning would perk it up. A side of very good Carolina red rice and excellent grilled asparagus completed the plate. Bread pudding, served with vanilla ice cream, is very home-style. House-made biscuits are tasty. The wine list is skimpy on good whites that would pair well with this food. Reds do better. But wines by the glass may come from bottles that have been open too long and not stored properly. Insist on a fresh bottle, if necessary.


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