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Gilligan's Steamer & Raw Bar

2601 Boundary Street, Beaufort, SC 29901
843-379-2244
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Ranked #63 of 139 restaurants in Beaufort
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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English first
pbg, florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The stir fry with shrimp & sausage! It was delicious. Also had cabbage with creole seasoning & rice. Our server took care of 15 of us & provided great service. He was very attentive.

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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I ordered the Seafood Trio (Shrimp, Flounder, and Scallops) with red rice and fried okra which was really good. Our waitress Renee was very attentive. I will return.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We had a great server here - very attentive and knowledgeable about the menu. The seafood here was average with prices similar to those of Red Lobster. It did not impress our party and this visit will do it for us.

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Winfield,WV
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

food greasy and not good. Shrimp had been frozen, not fresh as stated. restaurant was dirty. service just ok. will not return.

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Rochester, New York
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Not knowing the area, we stopped by where we saw a lot of cars. Worth the stop! Good sized restaurant and the food was good. They provided some complimentary hush puppies as soon as we walked in. I tried the "local" bourbon drink "Cypress Swamp Water" and found it a great drink. We shared the fish tacos and the Salmon... More

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Sulphur, Louisiana
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Food was ok, but far too pricey for the quantity/quality. Bill for 8 of us was almost $300, and not much of that was alcohol (maybe $40). Might have been acceptable if the food was exceptional. Disappointing, as it came highly recommended. Our server Justin, however, was wonderful... it just didn't make up for the price-quality imbalance.

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South Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We'd been fans of Gilligan's for years but had noticed a dropoff in quantity while prices went up. Prices are a bit higher than in years past but the quantity has gone up lately as well. Had the Admiral's Platter, the big one, and left with take away boxes. Oysters were smallish but very good, scallops excellent, and their shrimp... More

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Hardeeville, South Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We had our second visit this past Saturday. We were so looking forward to the oyster roast but where sadly disappointed. The service was terrific, especially our waiter Justin. What bothered our table of 7 diners where the grossly obese people who had no consideration waiting for their turn to get a plate of oysters. They hovered like vultures and... More

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East Hartford, Connecticut
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Went for lunch, the food is good but nothing to write home about. 4 of us had a nice lunch but the service could use a little more training, couldn't answer questions about what was in some of the dishes. Will go back hopefully it was just one bad server.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We generally love to write about the fantastic meals that we have had at amazing restaurants; and to ignore the mediocre experiences. However, we feel that this experience deserves attention. We were driving into Beaufort about 6 PM Wednesday heading to our home and decided to have dinner at Gilligan's. We entered and had to locate a person to seat... More

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