Seafood Restaurants in Charleston, SC in Charleston/Downtown

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.

A.W. Shuck's Seafood Shack

Fresh & fast! Enjoy Lowcountry favorites as well as a taste of the islands at our fast casual seafood restaurant! Indoor & patio seating is offered.

Amen Street Fish and Raw Bar

Specializing in fresh, local, sustainable seafood dishes. We offer quintessential Lowcountry cuisine and the best variety of fresh shellfish and seafood in Charleston.

Anson Restaurant

Long known for taking the best ingredients historic Charleston's seasons have to offer & crafting them into innovative turns on traditional Southern Cuisine.

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.

Peninsula Grill

Your enchanted evening awaits. The Four Diamond ranked Peninsula Grill serves the finest ingredients in a resplendent garden setting. Charleston's premier culinary experience.

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.

Tempest

“Best New Restaurant” in the country by USA Today 10Best. Upscale dining featuring hyper-local seafood, with a seasonal menu curated by Chefs Jamie Lynch and Adam Hodgson.

The Establishment

Everything at The Establishment begins with well-sourced ingredients from sea and field. Working with local farmers and fishermen allows our menu to be seasonal, fresh & pure.

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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