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Bluffton Family Seafood House

27 DR Mellinchamp Street, Bluffton, SC 29910
843-757-0380
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Ranked #17 of 156 Restaurants in Bluffton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Description: This is a brand new restaurant in Bluffton, SC . It is wonderful and I would like to provide a positive review
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Bluffton, SC
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50 reviews 50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I've been to Bluffton Family Seafood House twice now. It's not the fanciest place and maybe isn't the most stylish inside. BUT, the food and service are solid. Super fresh shrimp and oysters (in season of course) and the sides are to die for. The cheese grits and hush puppies are so good. We've enjoyed the samplings from the Oyster... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The family that runs this restaurant also runs the last Oyster House in the Carolinas. The seafood is ultra-fresh and tastes better than any other place around. We shared a shrimp basket and an oyster basket; we were both stuffed and very satisfied. If you are looking for a fancy restaurant with beautiful views and white table cloths, drive by... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Like most places around old town Bluffton, it can be hard to find a parking spot for the Bluffton Family Seafood House. I hope that you do because once you're there you're in for a treat! I got the fried shrimp PO' boy and my fiancé had a combo. The po' boy was great, stuffed and on a delicious bun... More 

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Spring Hill, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

On a second stay in Savannah, we knew we just had to take the short drive back to Bluffton, that little hidden gem of a town, and head back to the Bluffton Seafood House. Check the directions carefully! It's in a little commercial strip just on the edge of town. The seafood is always fresh, the vibe very casual, and... More 

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Lake City, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Went last night with my family and got the steamed oysters, she crab soup, shrimp burger, and shrimp cocktail. The oysters were fresh as always, she crab soup was excellent, but the shrimp burger was the highlight for me this time! Large chunks of shrimp with spicy, but not overpowering flavor. Served on a bun with lettuce and tomato. Simple... More 

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Aldie, Virginia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Best seafood restaurant in Bluffton. I enjoy the platter and the kids link the shrimp. We try to make it by BFSH each trip to Hilton Head.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

nice variety on the menu, great atmosphere. We had the fried oysters which was very good, a taste of the low country!

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Tennessee
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114 reviews 114 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

We ate a late lunch here after reading so many good reviews. However, our experience wasn't that satisfying. Our fish had a mealy texture, and there really wasn't anything outstanding about the restaurant itself. With all the restaurants in the area, we will go elsewhere.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Great seafood, attentive staff. The Toomer family has kept the local seafood business alive in the May River. Sweet shrimp and oysters; great flounder...all caught locally

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Lakeland, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I ate here on Saturday, October 25th with my Son and his friend after a half day fishing trip on the River. We had a wonderful time on the fishing trip, but were tired and hungry afterwards. We needed to find a good meal, and we love low country fare. Saw this restaurant on T/A (Use it religiously... LOL), and... More 

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Additional Information about Bluffton Family Seafood House

Address: 27 DR Mellinchamp Street, Bluffton, SC 29910
Phone Number: 843-757-0380
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Bluffton
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Seafood

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