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Bluffton Family Seafood House

27 Dr Mellincamp Dr, Bluffton, SC 29910-6097
+1 843-757-0380
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (142 reviews)
“hush puppies” (44 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (39 reviews)
Closes in 17 min
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
27 Dr Mellincamp Dr, Bluffton, SC 29910-6097
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

40 minute wait for a party of 6. Had a four top and 2 top in overflow room. Hostess would not seat us there. She claimed kitchen was too busy. Ordered she crab soup...was given clam chowder. When we asked waitress about the mix up...More

1  Thank Leslie W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outstanding locally owned seafood house featuring locally sourced oysters and shrimp, served by the same family who caught the food right in Bluffton. It doesn't get any fresher or more local than that! Broiled or fried, its all good. Unpretentious decor and reasonably priced. Don't...More

Thank Road_Warrior52
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were sightseeing in Bluffton for the day wanted to have lunch. We were torn by the number of restaurants to eat here, yet chose the Bluffton Family Seafood House. This charming restaurant offered many seafood dishes, + American fare. We felt like we were...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One member of my group had thr oyster po-boy which was presented on a toasted hoagie roll. The oysters were sliced and coated in a batter which was not too heavy and had great flavor. I had the shrimp salad po-boy and found the salad...More

Thank haveatums
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While is not the fanciest restaurant in Bluffton, it is arguably one of the best, if not the best seafood restaurants in Beaufort County. I haven’t had too many of their dishes yet, as this was only my fourth visit. I am working my way...More

Thank 513jenniferf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bluffton Oyster Company has been in business for 100+ years. The restaurant not nearly as long. Guess where they get their seafood at the restaurant? That's right - the seafood market about 10 blocks away on the River. I had a combination platter of shrimp...More

Thank Mickey D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

These folks know seafood. The fried oysters were fantastic, as were the steamed ones. The coating had some corn meal in it, the way I like it. Fried shrimp were fresh and big and had a thin crispy batter. The sides were ample in size...More

Thank R P
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Loved this place so much, came two nights in a row, couldn’t get enough of their oysters, half shell and lightly fried. Superb!,, Family homey atmosphere and the food is fresh, delicious and priced right. April was a great attentive server with a smile! This...More

Thank Jon Z
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Visited here with family for dinner and they had a great live musician playing too. I ordered the shrimp & grits...it was amazing...huge portion and wonderfully favored with bacon & onions. The muscles as an appetizer were also really good. Beware if you have food...More

Thank Cherylvandrie
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Great food and live music know Friday's! The staff is very laid back and friendly. All of the seafood is fresh and local. Very good!

Thank Melody P
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17 April 2017|
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Response from Kevin M | Reviewed this property |
28 May 2016|
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Response from Mindy W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they serve alcohol. There is a bar. The restaurant is very casual. Enjoy
25 January 2016|
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Response from boc944 | Property representative |
Unfortunately, we will not be open on Memorial Day...we are closed on Sunday's and Monday's.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Dr Mellincamp Dr, Bluffton, SC 29910-6097
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Bluffton
  • Phone Number: +1 843-757-0380
This is a brand new restaurant in Bluffton, SC . It is wonderful and I would like to provide a positive review
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