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Hank's Seafood Restaurant

10 Hayne St, Charleston, SC 29401-3106
+1 843-723-3474
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“grouper” (326 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
10 Hayne St, Charleston, SC 29401-3106
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Reviewed yesterday

Busy restaurant. Have a reservation. However the communal table looks super fun for a party of two. Luca was very attentive and clearly loved the food. We were a table of six. Everyone ordered something different and it was all great. Raw bar, salads and...More

Thank Smoore2013
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ordered in on this rainy night while staying at the Doubletree Hotel. Wow was this a treat. The room service was quick and the food arrived hot and fresh. Great job Hanks. I ordered the shrimp and Grouper platter which came with Grouper, shrimp,sweet...More

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely fabulous food and service, Hanks Seafood joins my list of my best restaurant experiences of all time. Well-trained, service-minded wait staff provide service of a level rarely seen any longer, the food is excellent, and the two combine for a very satisfying dining experience....More

Thank CathyM_CorgiMom
Reviewed yesterday

The restaurant is really nice. It doesn't look too stuffy and fancy, but it has all the "fancy" trimmings. Great cocktail menu and appetizer/soup/salad options. We were all from out of town (eight of us), and we all really enjoyed the ambiance. Our waiter, Luca,...More

Thank mmsweeney12
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food was very good (although not hot) but the service was not. Less important, but worthy of mention, is that the martini I drank had virtually no alcohol. Unfortunately, we felt rushed throughout the entire meal. It was quite apparent that the goal was...More

Thank happyinvt
Reviewed yesterday

Thoroughly enjoyed my meal and the service at Hank's. and the lively atmosphere was fun. I wouldn't go there for a romantic dinner, though. I liked the boisterous atmosphere but not for romance.

Thank wistfuldays
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were late (blame Amtrak). No problem said the friendly girl at the door, despite a queue. Tuna dishes (starter and main) were tangy and very competent. Seafood a la Wando perhaps slightly blander than expected. Atmosphere wonderful - a real buzz. As so often...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Got to Hank's about 4:30. No reservation but with 90% of the tables unoccupied thought there shouldn't be a problem. Hostess tells us we can sit at the bar or at the "communal" table. Told my husband with entree prices averaging $30. if they couldn't...More

Thank Arthur F
hanksseafood, General Manager at Hank's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are fortunate to be a busy restaurant and offer the full menu at our community table and bar. Had we sat you at a table we would have compromised the reservation times of guests that did make reservations. Make sense?

Reviewed 4 days ago

My fiance and I visited Hank's after our engagement and had an amazing experience. From the moment we walked in (even before the staff knew that we were there to celebrate a milestone) the staff catered to us like we were royalty - moving seats...More

Thank j3nnifer2018
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a great experience at Hank’s. The seafood was excellent and the service was top notch. I plan on returning on the next trip to Charleston.

Thank jsnc2004
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Kim S
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Response from ScouterPaul | Reviewed this property |
Quite casual, but smart and neat. I was wearing shorts and a polo shirt and did not feel out of place at all.
12 October 2017|
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Response from sandye22 | Reviewed this property |
A little pricy but absolutely worth it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Hayne St, Charleston, SC 29401-3106
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-723-3474
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Located one block from the Charleston City Market in the heart of the Historic District, Hank's Seafood Restaurant has been Voted Best Seafood Restaurant in Charleston for 17 consecutive years. Hank's Seafood is housed in a beautifully restored 100-year-old warehouse and serves the best and freshest seafood with an emphasis on local recipes. The lively community table is very popular with solo travelers.
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