Seafood

Fish so fresh you'll think it swam to the table.

No trip to Charleston is complete without some fresh from the dock seafood. From Lowcountry shrimp and grits, to fresh oysters and she-crab soup, Charleston is the place to go for delicious seafood and southern hospitality.

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Acme Lowcountry Kitchen

An upscale yet casual element of traditional coastal cuisine with classic fare. Various flavor profiles that exemplify fresh local ingredients and sustainable seafood.

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Bonefish Grill

Bonefish Grill specializes in market-fresh fish from around the world, savory wood-grilled specialties and hand-crafted cocktails.

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Folly Beach Crab Shack

One of Southern Living magazine's "Ten Best Seafood Spots in South Carolina,” Folly Beach Crab Shack features fresh seafood served in a fun & casual atmosphere.

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Gilligan's Seafood Restaurants

Where locals go for fresh seafood in a friendly, casual atmosphere. Fantastic lowcountry signature dishes, world famous hushpuppies & fried shrimp. Open daily. Kids menu.

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Leon's Oyster Shop

A fried chicken & oyster joint on Upper King. A well loved neighborhood restaurant, with lighter updates on classic Southern fare, cheap beer and expensive champagne.

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Morgan Creek Grill

Perched above the Intracoastal Waterway on Isle of Palms, Morgan Creek Grill pairs coastal classics and southern hospitality with panoramic views of the Lowcountry.

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Noisy Oyster Seafood Restaurant-Downtown Chas.

Have you been fishin' around for the perfect restaurant? The Noisy Oyster may be the perfect catch! Featuring fresh seafood, hand cut steaks & laid back atmosphere since 1992.

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Old Towne Grill & Seafood

We are Charleston landmark being the oldest family owned restaurant in Charleston. Specializing in flame grilled steaks, broiled-steamed-fried seafood, slow roasted chicken.

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Pier 101

Pier 101 Restaurant & Bar is located beachfront on the famed “Edge of America,” Folly Beach, offering live music and ocean views. Pier101Folly.com

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Rappahannock Oyster Co.

Nestled in a jaw-dropping 19th-century cigar factory along Charleston's Cooper River, Chef Kelly’s food is the star attraction as he prepares various Southern classics.

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Red's Ice House

If you’re looking for a friendly spot to enjoy cold beer & fresh local seafood in a laid back setting, you’re going to love Red’s Ice House on historic Shem Creek.

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Red's Ice House - Bohicket Marina

The newest Red's is located in beautiful Bohicket Marina just between Kiawah & Seabrook Islands. Enjoy the same casual, kick back atmosphere, diverse menu & epic sunsets.

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Rita's Seaside Grille

The most fun spot on Folly Beach, just steps away from the beach and pier! Dine indoors our outdoors on our patio - enjoy the big games on our outdoor TVs!

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Shem Creek Bar & Grill

Since 1982 - Unique Shem specials including local oysters, sandwiches, seafood dishes, cocktails and more. Awesome views from inside, on the patio, or on the dock bar.

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The Atlantic Room at The Ocean Course

Kiawah’s signature seafood restaurant.Chef Banta uses seasonal ingredients with an emphasis on the freshest seafood. Dining room provides sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean.

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The Darling Oyster Bar

Housed in a restored 115-year-old storefront, you can grab a stool at the 14-seat raw bar and settle into a table full of deliciousness. Or, perch beside the full-service bar.

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The Ordinary

A James Beard nominated convivial seafood hall and oyster bar, helmed by award-winning Chef Mike Lata. Lata supports local and regional fisherman, farmers and producers.

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