Shuck, slurp, and savor! We’ve rounded up the top 15 spots for oysters in Charleston. Pull up a stool at The Darling Oyster Bar’s 14-seat raw bar to enjoy a view of bustling King Street along with a giant helping of White Stone and James River oysters, kick back with a cold one and fresh-from-the-dock bivalves at Leon’s Oyster Shop, or make reservations at the 1920s-vintage bank building, The Ordinary, named among “America’s Best Oyster Bars” by Food & Wine, Thrillist, and Bon Appétit. More of our favorite spots to enjoy this tasty Charleston staple include Blossom, Coast Bar & Grill, High Cotton, Hank’s Seafood, Husk, Oyster House on Market, Pearlz Oyster Bar, Peninsula Grill, Slightly North of Broad, The Ordinary, Cru Café & Catering, Hyman’s Seafood, and Virginia’s on King. Dive in!
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