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Bluffton Oyster Co.

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63 Wharf Street, Bluffton, SC
Today
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 42
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    Very good
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Seafood!

We checked online for a seafood restaurant near Bluffton and found Bluffton Oyster House Restaurant on Mellencamp Drive. It was a busy day in the quaint "Old Town " of Bluffton because of the May Festival they hold each year but we finally made it to the restaurant and glad we did. The restaurant... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
countrygirl610
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

We checked online for a seafood restaurant near Bluffton and found Bluffton Oyster House Restaurant on Mellencamp Drive. It was a busy day in the quaint "Old Town " of Bluffton because of the May Festival they hold each year but we finally made it to the restaurant and glad we did. The restaurant is not very big but has... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

My wife owns a catering company up North. She is very particular about her seafood, meats and produce. Seafood is a done deal for us down here in Bluffton. The Bluffton Oyster Co. is the BEST place to by not only oysters but all local seafood. Quite an experience just going to the shop - right on the May River.

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We visit this place every year on our vacation. But this year everything just seemed off. The hush puppies were awful. Shrimp was not good. Oysters were good during our visit. With so many seafood places around the Bluffton Oyster Co needs to step it up a notch. The sweet potato fries were the highlight of my visit

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Savannah, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We had lunch at the restaurant and it was wonderful. Our server (Amanda) was very sweet and helpful. The oysters, calamari, shrimp and fish were all outstandingly fresh and prepared. If you are a seafood lover, this is a dream. I wish it were closer to home, but I will definitely be going again soon. Thanks so much!

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Our waitress, Mary Ann was delightful and gave great recommendations. Shrimp cocktail was a tasty beginning. The fried oysters were melt in your mouth and the shrimp; lightly coated and perfectly fried. We also appreciated the spicy cocktail sauce. Delicious Key Lime Pie and Banana Pudding for dessert! We will definately return!

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We went to the factory down by the water and bought fresh shrimp.They were excellent. I will go back to the restaurant they operate as soon as I can.

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Port Sanilac, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

15 minute wait for our table wasn't an issue. 30 minute wait for our oysters was. Waitress told us they ran and and had to shuck more. We wondered if they were out gathering them. Missed a couple of items we ordered....until we reminded her. NEver did bring our hush puppies back (we asked to have them served hot with... More 

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Summit Lake WI
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Excellent seafood and sides! We enjoyed the brightly decorated casual atmosphere and the delicious food. So many great sides to select...we will be back!

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We were a large group and they had a little bit of trouble accommodating our size, but were happy to try. The staff was very friendly, if sometimes a little bit busy to check in too often. We all shared, so I tried quite a few of the dishes; the oysters were some of the best I've had and the... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Stopped in for a late lunch and found everything quite good. Lowcountry boil, steamed oysters, fried flounder, and grilled shrimp were all fresh and prepared very well. Service was good and atmosphere was casual and inviting. I will go back to try other items on the menu and wouldn't hesitate to bring my out of town guests into a little... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 63 Wharf Street, Bluffton, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Bluffton

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?