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Shrimp Shack

1925 Sea Island Pkwy, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920-4813
+1 843-838-2962
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“shrimp burger” (137 reviews)
“hush puppies” (38 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
1925 Sea Island Pkwy, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920-4813
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Shrimp Shack is one of my most favorite places ! We started going to Hunting Island every year when i was 10. We always had to make one stop before getting to the state park and it was the Shrimp Shack for a crab...More

Thank 2up2go
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shack is an apt description. You can eat there on a couple of tables and benches but looks like mostly takeout. No alcohol. Our seafood chowder was excellent. Fried ground up shrimp burger was ok. Unusual, and their most popular. It was tasty. Fast food...More

Thank Vermont68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is fast, easy, and delicious! After walking up a few steps to the counter, you order off the menu hanging on the wall then they call your number when the food is ready. We waited less than 15 minutes for our food for...More

Thank Kpren004
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I grew up in the Lowcountry and fished /shrimped the local waters as a kid. Came back and wanted basic, local seafood - the kind the locals eat and I remember as a kid. Shrimp Shack is the place. Perfectly battered and fried local shrimp...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The shrimp burger is as good as promised... have it solo or with their selection of sides. Other seafood baskets and non-seafood choices available. They cook it up fresh while you wait. Stay and eat it there or take it to go.

Thank pointgirlT
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Ate at the Shrimp Shack for lunch today. This is a place to be sure to visit on vacation because you are receiving a culture experience. My husband and I had the shrimp burger and it was tasty. Never had one before. The staff was...More

1  Thank pugsjhpugs
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Uhmm! The Shrimp Shack, we experienced the great food several years ago during our second trip to Harbor Island and the first time we had fried sweet potatoes. The Shrimp is fresh caught that day by the Gay Fish Co, it is fried to a...More

Thank Trevor42008
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The Shrimp Shack is one of iconic places that you must stop to eat at , whether you are visiting the Beaufort , SC area or you live locally. Simple dining , so don't dress up. Friendly staff behind the window who will gladly explain...More

2  Thank Wilee13
Reviewed 29 August 2017

An old shack on stilts with lots of steps up to it. Definitely grandfathered in long before ADA rules. But truly what the Low Country used to be like. It's said that when Tom Hanks was filming Forest Gump out here on the islands, he...More

1  Thank RoadWriters
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Local food, locally owned and operated with lots of local charm and hospitality- what more could you ask for! Truly a special place with the freshest of seafood. A road side eatery with seating outside or on a screened porch.

Thank Kathy M
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31 August 2015|
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Response from mountainlaker | Reviewed this property |
probably, but i would call....843/838-2962 AND remember CASH or CHECK no credit cards!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$17
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1925 Sea Island Pkwy, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920-4813
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Saint Helena Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-838-2962
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