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Hank's Seafood Restaurant

10 Hayne Street, Charleston, SC 29401-3106 (Downtown)
+1 843-723-3474
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Ranked #30 of 764 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Church
Description: Located one block from the Charleston City Market in the heart of the Historic District, Hank's Seafood Restaurant has been Voted Best Seafood Restaurant in Charleston for 15 consecutive years. Hank's Seafood is housed in a beautifully restored 100-year-old warehouse and serves the best and freshest seafood with an emphasis on local recipes. The lively community table is very popular with solo travelers.
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Long Beach, California, United States
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

My husband and daughter (both of whom love seafood, and have eaten here before) suggested that we have dinner here on a Wednesday night during our most recent trip to Charleston. We made reservations for 7:30, and arrived a few minutes early. Unfortunately, we were left standing in the crowded foyer for 40 minutes before we were ever seated -... More 

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Oyster Bay, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This was our third trip to Charleston and third dining experience at Hank's. We were visiting from NY during Restaurant Week and couldn't wait to enjoy another dinner at Hank's. We had friends from NY with us, and we booked a table at the last minute (special shout out to Chandler for working her magic and getting us a table.)... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Excellent food, generous portions, wonderful staff. We went during restaurant week and ordered off their 3 course menu. One of the best meals we've ever had. Don't skip the Shellfish Pasta! We will fly to the east coast just to eat here.

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Miami, Florida
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106 reviews 106 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

.........I sat at the bar and spent way too much money on raw seafood, clams, beer and whiskey, but left delighted. The broth in the clams was outstanding. Finger-licking outstanding. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff. I will be back when in Charleston........

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Visited during Charleston's restaurant week. Limited three course menu for forty dollars or could order from regular menu. Were actually seated in a booth on a Friday night without a reservation. Food and service was good, not exceptional. Would go back.

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We decided to have dinner at Hanks rather than the more touristy alternatives and were very glad we did. The highlight was a superb Boullibase and we greatly enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and the highly professional service.

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brevard, nc
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We loved that it was a nice restaurant but we didn't have to be faux fancy - not pretentious and no problem with nice casual attire. Yes it's expensive, but the food is top quality and the dining experience is wonderful. Great service and knowledgeable staff. You get what you pay for and if you want a fine dining experience... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Dining solo can be a drag. Not at Hank's. Dined at the bar and had the company of a barkeeper who knew the menu, made good recommendations and kept the conversation flowing. Had a great salad and crabcakes worth writing home about. The space is warm and inviting.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

While I have to give kudos to the raw seafood selection despite a 85 dollar price tag. I had clams and would term them adequate while the 4 scallops certainly did not merit a 32 dollar price tag. eesh.

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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I really wanted to impress my lady by celebrating our anniversary dinner here. I chose this place over my regular Hyman's for the reasons of what I had read. Since it has so many awards and reviews I figured this was going to be a great dining experience for both of us. I made a reservation online a few days... More 

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Additional Information about Hank's Seafood Restaurant

Address: 10 Hayne Street, Charleston, SC 29401-3106
Phone Number: +1 843-723-3474
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: Seafood

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