10 Best Spots for Soft Shell Crab in Charleston

10 Best Spots for Soft Shell Crab in Charleston

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It’s softie season, Charleston! Locals and visitors alike anticipate the return of soft shell crabs to the Lowcountry each year, with good reason. Charleston’s award-winning restaurants each put their own innovative twist on this Charleston specialty, making each bite something to savor. Whether sandwiched, seared or served three different ways (we’re looking at you, The Grocery), softies don’t disappoint. Now, who’s up for a soft shell crab crawl? Our must-visits include A.W. Shuck’s Seafood Shack, Charleston Crab House, Cru Café, FIG, Hank’s Seafood, Magnolia’s, Shem Creek Crab House, The Darling, The Grocery and The Ordinary.

Hungry for more sea-foodie favorites? Discover 30 Spots for Oysters in Charleston.

A.W. Shuck’s Seafood Shack
Charleston Crab House
Cru Café
Hank’s Seafood
Shem Creek Crab House
The Grocery
The Ordinary


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