Charleston's Seafood Restaurants

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.

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.

BLU Oceanfront Restaurant

Offering one of the only oceanfront dining destinations in Charleston, BLU features a unique combination of spectacular ocean views with delicious seasonal specialties.

Bonefish Grill

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

Folly Beach Crab Shack

Our menu features fresh local seafood, specialty cocktails, and world famous cuisine. Eat like a local at one of our 3 locations: Folly Beach, West Ashley or Coosaw Creek!

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.

Grace & Grit Restaurant

Grace & Grit focuses on fresh, local seafood while keeping the menu familiar and approachable. An abundance of local fish & shrimp, bacon smoked in house and seasonal produce.

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.

Morgan Creek Grill

On Isle of Palms, Morgan Creek Grill offers panoramic views from our waterfront dining rooms. Our 2 kitchens give you the choice of more fine dining or casual open air dining

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.

Rappahannock Oyster Co.

Nestled in an 1890s cigar factory along the Cooper River, this 4-star, oyster farmer-owned restaurant features light, bright seafood creations. And the oysters are to die for.

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!

Saltwater Cowboys

Charleston's new darling on the creek. Local seafood and smoked BBQ. Join us for an unmatched view inside or outside on our expansive deck - with food fresh off of the boat.

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.

Snapper Jack's

Come for the food, stay for the view. Indulge in our fresh seafood, sushi, burgers, kids menu and more. Grab hold of a frozen cocktail, beer or fishbowl with live music.

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.

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.

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.

The Washout

The Washout is your true family friendly hangout! We've got live music nightly, free parking, and great food at great prices. There's something for everyone at The Washout!

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