To view the entire list of The Beaufort Gazette 2012 Readers' Choice Award Winners, click on the Readers' Choice special section.
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BG - Best Sushi

Sake House

Sake it to me baby! Sake House is on a roll and customers can’t stop raving about their sushi. From the signature Beaufort Roll to their traditional hibachi lunch and dinner menu, Sake House offers something for everyone in search of Japanese fair.
274 Robert Smalls Parkway, Suite 200, Beaufort, SC 29906


BG - Best Tapas Restaurant

Breakwater Restaurant & Bar

At Breakwater, Chef Lang and Chef Shaw have worked to create their version of “New Southern Cuisine,” which is lighter and fresher than traditional deep-fried fare.
203 Carteret St., Suite 102, Beaufort, SC 29902


BG - Best Travel Agency

Travel Society

Connie Valimont and Mary Severns with Travel Society are there to assist you in planning the vacation of your dreams. Leave the details to the experts and enjoy your travels and explorations across the country or around the world.


BG - Best Travel Agent

Connie Valimont

Connie Valimont with Travel Society has nearly 20 years as a travel marketing and sales professional. She specializes in culinary/wine programs; family and school reunions; eco and escorted travel; small ship cruising; and religious groups. She can also help you design the trip of your dreams anywhere in the world.


BG - Best Urgent Care Center

LowCountry Urgent Care

The Lowcountry is a wonderful place to enjoy the beaches, beauty and history – but occasionally an injury or illness interferes with daily life. Patients prefer LowCountry Urgent because of the shorter visits, on-site labs, the caring staff and there’s no appointment necessary.
182 Sea Island Parkway, Beaufort, SC 29907


BG - Best Vacation Rental Company

Seaside Getaways

The Sea Islands of Beaufort offer a relaxing breath of fresh air. Pair that with excellent service and the perfect home for your family vacation, and you see why Seaside Getaways vacation rentals are so popular.
1551 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena, SC 29920


BG - Best Wine Bar

Breakwater Restaurant & Bar

The bar at Breakwater offers a lively venue for locals and visitors alike. The fun, friendly atmosphere combined with warm Southern hospitality is a Breakwater signature.
203 Carteret St., Suite 102, Beaufort, SC 29902