Hot Fish Club

4.8
863 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
The original Hot and Hot Fish Club was founded in the late 1700’s by the planters of All Saints Parish. The social club was dedicated to epicurean pursuits; gourmet food, strong drinks and festive times. The first club was said to be on Drunken Jack Island, located just a few miles south from here. Members of the original club described their past time spent on the island as the “happiest hours of their lives.” The Club was dismantled and finally laid to rest after the Civil War. An ever shifting sand bar off the coast of Huntington Beach State Park is all that remains of the original site. The Hot Fish Club today is located in the oldest existing restaurant building on the Grand Strand. Hot Fish Club remains a favorite gathering place today for discriminating locals and is open to everyone seeking Great Food, Great Drink, and Lively Conversation, in the spirit of those earlier revelers. We pride ourselves on our personal service and our desire to satisfy each guest.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 863 people are saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
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4.8
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4.5
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99% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
7 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Wonderful view, great waitstaff and the food was yummy!!
We had a nice time and would definitely go again!

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vipElaineW
Charlotte
16 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food!!

CK
vipCarolynK
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food3service2ambience1

Disappointing. The restaurant was tired looking. We waited at the bar to be called. When I asked the hostess later if our table was ready, she said she tried to call and she must have had the wrong number. She had read me my number when we arrived. She had the correct number. Our table was still dirty when we sat down. We were served our food and still didn’t have silverware or napkins. It didn’t appear that busy. Our meal was adequate.

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EllenB
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Delicious as always. Service excellent. View outstanding. Noise level really high—-just people having fun on vacation!

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JaniceL
Nashville
9 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our second dinner at Hot Fish Club this week. We drove from North Myrtle Beach. Worth the drive!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Arrived at 7:30, seated immediately on the porch which was much quieter than the main restaurant. Our server was pleasant and efficient. Everything we ordered (lobster tails, lobster pot pie, cioppino, soft shell crabs) was very good and reasonably priced. The beer selection was a bit limited. Highly recommended nonetheless.

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JeannetteG
Charleston
9 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience1

We really enjoyed the food but the noise level was annoying.

JL
JaniceL
Nashville
10 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a great restaurant! The food was worth the 30 minute drive from N Myrtle Beach. There were so many good choices on the menu, it was hard to decide. We will be back, if not this trip, the next time we’re in the area.

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vipGretchenH
Atlanta
10 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sat outside in the pavilion and enjoyed the music playing in the bar during dinner. The view of the marshes and water was beautiful, the service excellent and food delicious. Highly recommend.

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MikeH
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Dined here dozens of times over the years. This visit was average. Entrees were excellent. Tuna poke was below standards. Service was fair, likely a sign of the times with servers hard to find.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

JW
JessicaWallner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came here with my extended family for my moms birthday. There was 9 of us. Service was great! Good was great! The waitress was super attentive. Always love coming here

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MichaelW
Greensboro
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food

JT
JodiTrav
Charleston
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Wonderful food great prices great service, book online

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Melody
Charleston
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

When I booked reservations mentioned was a Anniversary.. never recognized .. which was disappointing due to fact mentioned thought would be carried out... we felt terrible after the fact with our friends.

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Mark
Seattle
9 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Lots of food!

PJ
PatrickJ
Tallahassee
4 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service was outstanding! The waiter was so helpful choosing the right dishes.
Only issue was our reservation was for 8PM and we still had to wait 25 minutes to be seated.

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Donia
Western NC
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food and service were wonderful as usual. Our table was ready at the appointed time. Other than a few loud guests, it was a perfect outing!

SV
SarahV
Grand Rapids
13 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Great food and great service. The shrimp and grits were tasty. It’s hard to have conversations because it’s loud.

MM
MaureenM
Grand Rapids
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter was awesome and made our Easter Day dinner great. We all loved our dinner selections.

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judithN
New England
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The whole experience was wonderful. Be glad when we get to MB full time

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vipRich
Charleston
36 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good as always and maybe even better than last time there before covid.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charleston
31 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Family visit after a year of Covid and first time eating dinner in restaurant. It was a great time at Hot Fish Club. Food was exceptional and the service was excellent.

KD
KevinD
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

never had a bad experience at the hot fish club will always go back

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall3food4service1ambience5

Server rushed us. Fish was lukewarm and served to us only five minutes after we ordered it. Both me and my son had upset stomachs after early here.

JR
JamesR
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best seafood menu in the Inlet. Beautiful view. Comfortably casual.

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JaneS
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is my second visit here. Loved it both times.

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SelenaF
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Awesome!! Great food, great atmosphere, and I look forward to eating here again!

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vette
Charleston
10 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was very good and friendly, food was excellent and atmosphere was very nice looking out over the Inlet. The noise level was high at times but the restaurant was very good to see, considering all that we have been experiencing this past year.

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vipNightoit2
Charleston
11 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and service.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Becky our sever and manager Cindy were both extremely nice and attentive. We actually ate there twice in one week because it was so good. We will be back.

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MarshaF
Charleston
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was excellent as was our service. We arrived for our reservation early and was seated right away. It was very noisy though.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food was great!

RH
RogerH
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was presented as ordered. I would recommend hot fish club.

CL
vipCLMc
Charlotte
21 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant is consistently good. We've never ordered anything we didn't enjoy. Nice setting, friendly wait staff.

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JohnS
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been there on several occasions and have yet to be disappointed.

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BILLM
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

2 Shrimp & lobster Enchiladas were received well. 16 good sized shrimp on shrimp platter. Seared scallops on grit cakes....all Excellent.
A little loud.

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barbarar
Charleston
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall4food2service4ambience5

Normally food is much better. Lobster pot pie, seafood was too tough to eat. The cod was very greasy. The filet was great. Service very good.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food and service were both great! I had the lobster pot pie - it was delicious and there were very generous portions of lobster, scallops and shrimp inside. My husband had the hot fish platter with scallops and he was very happy with it. We would go back!

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GlendaL
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Table, waitress, and food was delicious! The parking is the only thing about the restaurant that could use some improvement. We had reservations and walked in where we were taken right to our table.

FAQs

Hot Fish Club offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (843) 357-9175.

Hot Fish Club is rated 4.8 stars by 863 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.