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Best Seafood Restaurants in West Ashley


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A photo of Coast Bar & Grill – Charleston restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Downtown Charleston
Booked 71 times today
Coast Bar & Grill in Charleston is a stellar choice for seafood cuisine. The restaurant's expansive menu is a treat for seafood lovers, offering dishes like Fried Shrimp Plate, Crab & Seafood Cakes, and Seafood Jambalaya. Reviewers hail the freshness, saying it was "extraordinarily fresh and delicious." Their Seafood Pasta Florentine and Seafood Penne were singled out as being particularly exceptional. The Coast Gumbo with Blackened Sea Bass garnered praise for being well-prepared and seasoned. The seafood is not only good, but consistent, which is crucial for a seafood restaurant. Two reviewers lauded the grilled grouper and the Tile Fish. Coast Bar & Grill's commitment to quality and flavor makes it an institution for seafood in Charleston.
A photo of Amen Street Fish + Raw Bar restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Downtown Charleston
Booked 43 times today
The Amen Street Fish + Raw Bar is held in high regard for their exceptional seafood cuisine. Located in the heart of Charleston, the restaurant serves a range of delectable dishes that embody the coastal city's rich culinary traditions. Patrons rave about their remarkable seafood selections, emphasizing the always fresh and well-seasoned crab cakes, the delicious oysters, and the impressive seafood platter. Some of the standout items on their menu include the renowned Oyster Shooters and their famous Shrimp Corndogs. The lively ambience and superior service further enhance the dining experience, making Amen Street Fish + Raw Bar a must-visit for seafood lovers. An often-mentioned highlight in the reviews is their wide-ranging beverage menu, featuring a variety of locally brewed draft beers and an extensive selection of fine wines.
A photo of The King Claw - Charleston restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • West Ashley
Booked 2 times today
In the heart of Charleston, The King Claw has carved a niche for itself as a port of call for seafood lovers. The restaurant consistently impresses diners with its fresh, perfectly cooked seafood, most notably 'The Kings Boil' and 'Low Country Shrimp Boil', both of which have been lauded with praise in customer reviews. Others have commended the ample portions, with one customer noting "the boil had plenty of shrimp and plenty of sausage". Regulars also rave about the king crab, a specialty dish not readily available elsewhere. The excellent service is characterized as unobtrusive, yet efficient. This, coupled with the clean environment, makes The King Claw a must-visit for anyone longing for a superior seafood experience.
A photo of Rappahannock Oyster Bar - Charleston restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Downtown Charleston
Booked 24 times today
Rappahannock Oyster Bar in Charleston is a highly recommended destination for exceptional seafood cuisine. Not only is it located in the heart of downtown Charleston, providing easy access and convenient parking, but it also boasts a unique setting in an old brick cigar factory. Customers rave about the fresh, outstanding quality of the seafood, emphasizing the brilliant seafood tower and the delicious oysters which apparently make this place stand out among other places in the city. Moreover, the knowledgeable staff, the friendly atmosphere and the efficient service are additional contributing factors to why patrons often return and highly recommend this restaurant.
A photo of Tempest restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Downtown Charleston
Booked 40 times today
With a reputation of excellence in the Charleston market, Tempest's seafood cuisine stands out among the rest. Patrons continuously praise the seafood tower, heralding its freshness and exceptional quality. Swordfish and local seafood options are also prominent favorites, underlining the restaurant's commitment to serving top-notch seafood dishes. The service at Tempest is also highly commended and adds to the sophisticated dining experience. The staff is often described as attentive, knowledgeable, and personable, making everyone feel welcome and well-cared for. Tempest's unique offering of complimentary cognac and cigar further enhances the overall dining experience, making it a memorable one for all visitors.
A photo of The Establishment restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Downtown Charleston
Booked 42 times today
The Establishment stands as an exemplar of delightful seafood cuisine in the vibrant city of Charleston. The restaurant has consistently received a torrent of praise with customers applauding the “excellently prepared seafood dishes” and the “absolutely outstanding” meals delivered. The numerous mentions of their seafood cuisine highlight how they have perfectly honed their specialty. In particular, dishes like the Peruvian inspired tomato-based seafood soup and the whole fish come highly recommended. The freshness of the seafood is another laudable aspect, as is the ever-changing menu that revolves around local food sources. Its unique atmosphere, fantastic service, and exquisite cocktails further enhance the dining experience.
A photo of Grill 225 restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Downtown Charleston
Booked 4 times today
Grill 225, located in the Market Pavilion Hotel, is celebrated as an outstanding Steakhouse. Reviews rave about the excellent food and wonderful service, particularly lauding the delicious steaks. The eatery is especially commended for its perfectly cooked steaks, full of flavor, well-seasoned and incredibly tender. The restaurant's ambiance is described as fabulous, with historic and vintage feels. It is recommended by locals and tourists alike, with comparisons to famous establishments across the country. It is also highlighted for providing a perfect dining experience, with attentive staff that explain the menu thoroughly, and the tables being groomed after each course. Grill 225 is referred to as Charleston's best steakhouse.
A photo of Victor's Seafood and Steak restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Downtown Charleston
Booked 15 times today
As one of Charleston's finest establishments, Victor's Seafood and Steak has been repeatedly praised by diners for its outstanding American cuisine. The restaurant offers a delightful experience through its excellent service and high-quality food, with many customers particularly raving about the "best steak and shrimp" they've ever eaten and the "impeccable" food overall. The servers have also been recognized for their excellent attention to detail and their ability to create a welcoming atmosphere. Despite a minor misstep reported in one review, the restaurant's commitment to quality and customer satisfaction is clearly evident. Additionally, patrons appreciate the cocktails crafted by Dash the bartender, marking Victor's as an all-round excellent dining experience.
A photo of Rudy Royale restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Downtown Charleston
Booked 31 times today
Rudy Royale is praised for offering the best southern cuisine in Charleston according to countless reviews. The restaurant exudes southern hospitality at its finest, with reviewers highlighting the friendly, efficient, attentive staff and unrushed service. Remarks from satisfied patrons also emphasize the excellent quality of food, mentioning the impeccable chicken tenders, mac and cheese, and cornbread amongst their favorites. The sangria is also highly recommended. Visitors appreciate the casual yet elevated ambiance and the space's family-friendly nature. The restaurant's ability to handle large groups without compromising on food quality or service is also commended. Many promise to return, with one calling it their new "go-to" for guests.
A photo of Burwell's Stone Fire Grill restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Downtown Charleston
Booked 32 times today
Burwell's Stone Fire Grill excels at delivering an impeccable steakhouse experience, as echoed by its myriad positive reviews. Patrons laud the restaurant for its innovative offerings like the hot stone lamb lollipops app, allowing guests to cook their meat to their liking, and the inexplicably scrumptious Wagyu hot rock appetizer. Alongside their modern take on classic steakhouse entries, the restaurant has managed to impress with its stellar service with both the general manager and owner making rounds to ensure a memorable dining experience. As a testament to their consistent quality, Burwell's has been named Charleston's top steakhouse by Open Table in February 2023. A visit is highly recommended for steak lovers and culinary adventurers alike.
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