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Amen Street Fish & Raw Bar

205 E Bay St, Corner of Cumberland & East Bay, Charleston, SC 29401-2608
+1 843-853-8600
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
205 E Bay St, Corner of Cumberland & East Bay, Charleston, SC 29401-2608
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Enjoyed a fried tomato BLT for lunch, husband’s tacos were excellent. Fun vibe, close to Market. Nice bar.

Thank cheryl m
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a dozen oysters and a caeser salad. Fantastic!! The service was great and we were able to sit outside with our dog at our feet. He enjoyed it as much as we did. Definitely will return for another great experience.

Thank RICHW317
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My hubby and I had stopped here because our concierge recommended it. Tried the fried green tomatoes and the fried oysters. We were impressed with the flavours and textures and returned the next day for a repeat!!!! Quaint, great service and delicious meals!!! Highly recommend.

Thank cndngirls
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic, dining experience from the setting to the food to the staff! I'd go back again and again.

Thank Harper L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten at Amen Street for over 7 years now when visiting Charleston. They consistently serve great food with friendly service. My husband loves the raw oysters!

Thank susanhharris7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place Is what makes Charleston world class. Michael was incredible and it is his impecable service that made our full dinning experience flawless. The oysters were the the freshest and best, the she crab soup incredible; and I've had a lot. This was the...More

Thank Ty W
Reviewed 1 week ago

A host at our hotel referred us. Dinner was excellent. Fresh oysters and fish of the day! Great ambiance and service.

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit the wait time was about 25 Min. Had a brew at the bar so no issue. Once seated the service was fast and friendly. Plenty of great options for fresh oysters and the have there own sauce. Buy some before you leave, it's...More

Thank Keyscritter93
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great seafood, not a fan of raw bar items but they had plenty of other dishes to choose from. Our group of 3 all ordered different items and shared. None of us was disappointed.

Thank SarahR1949
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered a little bit of everything! The server was so helpful. The calimari is a little different than you're used to (the server prepared us) but it was delicious. We also ordered the fish tacos and mussels. Great atmosphere and service - if you...More

Thank Chrissy S
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27 March 2018|
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Response from AndeeDawn | Reviewed this property |
Currently, it is Monday-Friday 4-7.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 E Bay St, Corner of Cumberland & East Bay, Charleston, SC 29401-2608
  • Public Transportation: Public Transit (bus) stop is located directly in front of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 843-853-8600
  • E-mail
Amen Street Fish & Raw Bar opened in 2009, reviving the former Amen name of Cumberland Street and restoring this historic corner. The new renovation stays true to the beauty of the original 1800's architecture while creating a comfortable atmosphere for contemporary life. Located at 205 East Bay Street in the heart of the historic district this Charleston seafood restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor dining all within walking distance of the local Market and the Charleston Harbor. The menu includes a variety of seafood dishes such as oysters, clams and shrimp in addition to an ever growing raw bar menu. Amen Street supports Charleston's local fishing industry with market fresh fish. We are open for lunch and dinner. Walk-ins are welcome and reservations are accepted as well.
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