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Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

99 S Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3152
+1 843-723-5738
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (187 reviews)
“seafood” (88 reviews)
“hush puppies” (39 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
99 S Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3152
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1 - 10 of 1,023 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a fun place to visit after walking the sights in historic downtown. The decor is interesting even if you haven't seen the movie. It is in a refurbished brick building with open ceilings and artfully placed, amusing, fishing paraphenalia The food was good...More

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went twice it was so good. The ambiance is a little too "Gumpy", not a fan of the film but this place should not be judged on that. Portions are hearty, price is reasonable and the food is too tasty for words. Had the...More

Thank Chuxmax
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love people watching so we stopped in and sat outside. The drinks are cold and the food is good. The selection is huge. Our server must have been having a bad day, they usually play Forest Gump Trivia with you but not this time.

Thank 294steffanb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the shrimp macaroni and cheese. It was delicious. It's on the appetizer menu but plenty of food for a lunch meal. Good service. Loved the Run Forest Run and Stop Forest Stop signs on table for wait staff service.

Thank Paige G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This fun place is located right by the popular market area. After walking through the big market we found this place with no intention to stop...until we were offered a sample taste of their shrimp & fish hush puppies, and they got us with the...More

Thank GeorgiaPatrice
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Food is middle of the road and not something I would go out of my way for. I think when I went it was just getting pummeled by visitors and maybe the server was having an off day. It was my first time going there...More

Thank buddhapeep
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Had to stop. Been there before, but wanted to relive the moment as we love the Forrest Gump movie. Visited Buford, SC where Forrest ran across the bridge and we watched the eclipse from there, also the area where Forrest bought the shrimp boat.

Thank lendee2017
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We go to Bubba Gumps at least twice every year when visiting charleston. Even though our 1st meal there was a little disappointing the other 2 visits made up for the shortcomings. We do miss that each time we visited none of our servers did...More

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Food was great! Service was good. When you needed the server you turned your sign to Stop Forest Stop, that way they knew you needed something. Kids food came in little fishing boats (The Jenny).

Thank myloves2
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I have actually eaten at about a half dozen Bubba Gump's over the last several years. Some before my celiacs diagnosis and some after. So I was excited when my niece wanted to eat at the one in Charleston. We made reservations for an about...More

Thank MaryAnnGF
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piperlydia
12 August 2017|
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Response from chrisstirose0608 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they do take reservations..they have inside and outside dining.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 S Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3152
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-723-5738
  • E-mail
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