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Bluffton Family Seafood House

27 DR Mellinchamp Street, Bluffton, SC 29910
843-757-0380
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Ranked #14 of 150 restaurants in Bluffton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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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Dining options: Reservations
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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English first
Bluffton, South Carolina
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

The food was slow coming but good once it made it. Server was more concerned about flipping her hair and standing around talking to the other servers. I am not sure if I will return and I live here. Just not a destination I'd come back to.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you like a local seafood place, this is one not to be missed. They have the best hush puppies and fried shrimp EVER!

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Henderson, NV
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My family of four (2 adults, 2 kids) had dinner at the Family Seafood House. Our experience was excellent. The quality of local seafood, serving sizes, and value would be hard to beat. We are very happy that we found this restaurant. YES, we would eat here again!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

While it is in a strip mall, but the seafood is excellent and the wait staff is very good. The interior is very nice and feels like a seafood house.

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High Point, North Carolina
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74 reviews 74 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Our family stopped in for lunch at Bluffton Family Seafood. It did not disappoint. We started off with an appetizer of Shrimp and Crab Dip that was Excellent. I had the Shrimp Pasta which was Fantastic. It was one of the best Alfredo type pasta's I've had. My wife got the grilled shrimp basket, which I tried a sample, and... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The restaurant is unpretenious and simple. Much of the seafood and veggies are local and the seafood comes from a sister seafood market nearby on the May river. The Cobia was good, the fried shrimp were large,a nice portion and lightly breaded. The shrimp and grits was light on the shrimp [7] and heavy on the grits and gravy. The... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This place is down home cookin. Everything is just like grandma would have cooked it. Seafood was wonderful and way more than I could eat. Parrish our waiter kept us smiling and informed throughout dinner. They also had a singer there and he was very good. This is not your place if you are looking for red carpet and stylish... More

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Spring Hill, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Don't miss a visit to Hilton Head without heading toward scenic and quaint Bluffton for one of the best seafood meals around, at great prices. The seafood here is very fresh and the quality is outstanding. The menu, while very basic, covers all the necessary seafood bases. My husband loved the bisque and his bucket of steamed clams. I had... More

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Augusta, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The restaurant has a 1/2 or a whole bucket of steamed local oysters.. The 1/2 bucket is $10, the whole bucket is $20. They give you SO many oysters for your money and they are the cleanest oysters I've ever had. Cooked perfectly. We come here just for the oysters every year! The cheese grits, fried shrimp, and stewed tomatoes... More

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Best seafood meal ever. Fried shrimp was very lightly breaded and fried to perfection. Cheese grits were smooth and creamy. Best grits I've ever eaten. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. If you're looking for a white tablecloth experience, you'll have to keep looking. If you are looking for fresh seafood offered with excellent side dishes at reasonable prices, you need... More

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