About Us

Check our our new menus for Lunch, Dinner and Sunday Brunch.  We will be open year round for your dining enjoyment!

Will McLenagan, Executive Chef/Co-Owner and General Manager, Mark Buskirk looks forward to having everyone come in and try our exciting new menu items and specialty cocktails.

Open year round, Monday through Saturday,  11am – 4pm for lunch, 4pm – 10pm for dinner and Sunday for Brunch 11am – 4pm and dinner 4pm -9pm.  The deck is set up for outside dining to enjoy the gorgeous marsh views and sunsets.

Chef Will specializes in preparing fresh seafood including his famed Maryland style crab cakes (no fillers here!), fire grilled steaks cooked to perfection, smokin, finger licking good ribs, pasta, salads and a huge selection of appetizers.

Start out with the Premium Cultured Oysters on the half shell (year round), PEI Mussels Classic sauteed in garlic butter and wine or Beaufort Peel and Eat Swimps.

Finish with Key Lime Pie, Southern Pecan Pie, creme brûlée  or to die for Peanut Butter Pie! Ask your server about our daily homemade dessert selections.

Live Entertainment Every Wednesday and Saturday evenings 6-9pm on the Marsh Deck!
Check out Events on our Facebook Page for our Music Schedule 🎼

Visit the historic sites of Saint Helena Island, like Penn Center (the site of one of the country’s first schools for freed slaves and one of the most significant African American historical and cultural institutions in existence today), The Red Piano Too folk art gallery, What’s in Store Gallery or Hunting Island State Park.  Located 7 minutes from historic downtown Beaufort.

Come and see the work original owners Beekman Webb, and Bob Roderer did in revitalizing the historic Frogmore Post Office into Beaufort County’s first “Gone Green” restaurant…The Foolish Frog, named after the first song Webb learned to play from his grandfather, at the age of 5. Webb plays fiddle, banjo, guitar, and mandolin (in the Beekman Webb Band).

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14 Responses to About Us

  1. Charlotte CHRIST says:

    Just had dinner here and we wish we would have come earlier in the week. We leave for pa tomorrow and wish we had a foolish frog in our area. I had the fried pickles and the salmon…hubby had calamari and ribs and I can sum it up in one word: FANTASTIC. huge compliments to the chef. Thank You for a fabulous meal.

  2. keith and page heidenreich says:

    we’re heading to beaufort again, soon. one of the high points of the trip is dinners at the foolish frog. We cannot wait!!!

  3. Glen & Ann Rice says:

    As residents and native South Carolinians, we’ve enjoyed the benefits of access to fresh seafood for many years. When the Foolish Frog first opened, we had dinner there and while I enjoyed the scenery, service and ambiance, frankly I was not impressed with the food. However, when Chef Will became involved as a co-owner, it was a new day! Everything on their menu is off the chart! Forgive the use of all-caps, but this chef is AMAZING! His subtle seasonings combined with fresh-daily seafood, and a kitchen that is clearly run like a well-timed symphony orchestra, will draw you back again and again. I’ve often thought the tell-tale barometer of a great restaurant is the lack of empty spaces in the parking lot! There is nothing FOOLISH about the fare at F.F… This is seriously wonderful dining!

    • Donna Mulholland says:

      I understand the Chef is a retired Marine (can’t say “former” Marine because, once a Marine, always a Marine…but that explains the “well timed symphony orchestra”…
      We’re new to Beauford but we’re anxious to go to TFF…heard it’s A#1

    • Donna Mulholland says:

      I understand the Chef is a retired Marine (can’t say “former” Marine because, once a Marine, always a Marine)…but that explains the “well timed symphony orchestra”…

      We’re new to Beauford but we’re anxious to go to TFF…heard it’s A#1

  4. sharon tootell says:

    Had take out from Foolish Frog last weekend while visiting for the weekend. So glad we tried a new place. So great, loved the Salmon. Can I order a t-shirt for a friend who loves frogs?? So nice to have a new place. Tired of same old. We’ll be back for sure.

  5. JUDE says:

    menu looks fantastic. looking forward to visiting. coupon is a bonus. do you have a full bar?

  6. Oleg P says:

    There is something to be said about fresh food. I think people are generally screaming for non processed and farm to table policy like seen here. Keep up the great work, it is all uphill from here.

  7. Paulette and Richard Carey says:

    Hi, Chef/Co-Owner Will and everybody else at the Foolish Frog.

    We live on the NC/SC state line just outside Chesnee SC and have visited Beaufort twice and your restaurant at least four times.Â

    IT IS EXCELLENT! Pleasant atmosphere, great servers, an excellent onsite manager, and–best of all–some of the most wonderful food we’ve ever eaten.

    If we end up moving to Beaufort, one of the main reasons will be that we’d be able to go to The Foolish Frog whenever we wanted to. Thanks you so much for doing such a wonderful job–all of you!

    P.S. This is a copy of an email message we sent directly to The Foolish Frog.

  8. We ate at your wonderful restaurant today. I am a former New Orleans chef and my daughter’s husband caters and cooks at the Jazz Fest.

    We want to commend you for the very special fried oysters, fried okra & the crab bisque.
    As discriminating eaters we were extremely impressed by the quality of the local dishes.

    A special shout out to our fun and helpful waitress Diana and the cook Eddie. What great people and awesome attention to special desires and our total experience.

    We cant wait to get back to the Foolish Frog and already thinking of what friends we need to bring to this marvelous place. We have made phone calls home to brag on this jewel on the salt water marshes!

  9. Paul and Donna Turner says:

    We passed the restaurant going out to Hunting Island to check out the area for future vacations and decided to stop on the way out. So very glad we did. I wanted to try the Grilled Oysters, my husband did not want any because he said he thought he wasn’t that big on them. Well, of course he ate more than I did. He said he didn’t know they were going to be THAT good. He ordered the Mahi Sandwich and I had the Crab Sandwich. We were both thrilled with our choices. Our waitress, Tiffany was very nice and very informative. We asked questions about the area and she (born and raised there it turned out) was the right woman to speak to about it. The young man who seated us was also very pleasant and accommodating. Our only regret was that we were leaving the Island that day. Most assuredly we will be back and I can’t wait to try the dinner menu. The Foolish Frog made a great impression on us. We live in the mountains of SC and have lived on the coast in Florida and are from Cape Cod in Massachusetts so we consider ourselves seafood snobs. The Frog nails it! Thank you

    • admin says:

      So glad you came in and had a wonderful lunch and met Tiffany. She is awesome and the perfect person to share her love of the Lowcountry! Thank you for the great review and please come back and see us again soon!

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