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Charleston Crab House-James Island

145 Wappoo Creek Dr, Charleston, SC 29412-2119
+1 843-795-1963
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“hush puppies” (115 reviews)
“seafood” (167 reviews)
“shrimp” (132 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
145 Wappoo Creek Dr, Charleston, SC 29412-2119
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group had our hearts set on the deck over looking the water, but we had to settle for a table in the bar area with no view at all. AND we still had a good time. We ate a bunch of crab legs and...More

Thank barkus1968
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Charleston Crab House - James Island is in a great location on the water. The food and the service were very good. We had the Shrimp and Grits, Grilled Shrimp, Fried Soft Shell Blue Crabs and a flounder special. All were good. The Grilled...More

1  Thank laudb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got the crab cake sandwich and was delighted to see it was mostly crabmeat. I got it without the bun. So tasty I didn't even use the sauce. Great view of the intercoastal and draw bridge.

Thank kim m
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is directly on the water. Very nice sitting. The only thing was it was dark and raining out. The food was good, not great, but living in Florida we are use to only the freshest seafood. The hush puppies were over cooked and...More

Thank Mimi883032
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view is pretty and that is the best thing about this place. We ordered the Low Country Boil and it was bad. No taste, corn was soggy...mediocre at best. Won't be back...don't waste your money.

Thank Teacher1972
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here our first night in Charleston. Overall the food was pretty good, although we felt it was really overpriced for the quantity. I had chicken fingers with waffle fries and smashed potatoes. Four reasonably large chicken fingers, with the sides, cost $14...More

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here many times and it never fails; the food is good basic seafood representing Charleston and depending on your seating a decent view of Wappoo Cut on the Intercoastal Waterway. Don't expect fine Charleston dining but is above the average and fresh with service...More

Thank pharman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was in town last weekend for a family event with some friends. As always a trip to Charleston Crab House was in order. Service was great, food was fresh and flavorful. We traveled from VA, but my wife is from the Charleston area. Ever since...More

Thank Dave F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our bucket of food tonight. Lots of seafood for the price. Loved it all. Nothing fancy, but good! Will go back when in town.

Thank 537michaelh537
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here twice on our vacation. The view is amazing at sunset. The she crab soup is spot on. The oysters are fresh and everything else was spot on.

Thank Sweetpeach1979
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Response from Candace71 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, so late. I don't think it is dog friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
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 - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
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
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Water front dining ---"Southern seafood and a Darn Good Time".
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