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Charleston Crab House-James Island

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145 Wappoo Creek Dr, Charleston, SC 29412-2119
+1 843-795-1963
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Arkansas
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162 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great grilled shrimp and scallops. Loved the she crab soup. Fresh salads. Good service. Great outdoor seating. Loved watching the dolphins while we ate in the sun today. Very good selection on the menu

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Best shrimp ever! Thank you to our server, Beth, for a GREAT experience. Perfect way to celebrate a birthday.

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Bolivia, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great restaurant!!! Awesome food!!! Grouper special, smashed potatoes, crab cakes and amazing salted caramel cheesecake!! Beth, our waitress, was wonderful. A great place to eat. Wonderful atmosphere!!! Highly recommended. :)

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perry, ga
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great restaurant...So good we went twice during our Charleston trip. Great menu and outstanding food....We tried all sorts of seafood, fried, grilled,etc.... Wonderful bisque. Very friendly staff and a great view if you can get a table on the water.....Highly recommend.

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Thank mville8
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fantastic place to eat. Their snapper is simply amazing and their oysters are the best I have had.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great food and excellent service! We had 2 different steampots. They are messy but delicious. Great desserts as well! Will definitely go back!

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Wilmington
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We ate here on our last visit to Charleston and were looking forward to dining at the restaurant again. The food is delicious. The last time we sat on the deck watching the drawbridge eating good seafood in the sun. Everything was great. We ordered two appetizers and two steampots. The drinks were great and the wait staff were efficient.... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Elijah was the server for me and my party and he was very efficient and friendly. The food delicious and the atmosphere was pleasant.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Elijah waited on my husband & me at lunch today. He used very nice manners and was pleasant to talk with as he made an excellent idea for a chef's special for the day. He made our lunch experience a pleasant one. Mary Ellen

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Charleston, South Carolina
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Always love Charleston Crab House. Top 5 Crab Cakes and She Crab Soup. The service was great and the views by the water are amazing!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Wappoo Creek Dr, Charleston, SC 29412-2119
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > James Island
  • Neighbourhood: James Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-795-1963
Description
Water front dining ---"Southern seafood and a Darn Good Time".

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?