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Charleston Crab House-James Island

145 Wappoo Creek Dr, Charleston, SC 29412-2119 (James Island)
843-795-1963
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Ranked #91 of 744 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $20
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Family Fare
Neighborhood: James Island
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Water front dining at its best serving fresh southern seafood.
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

I'm getting to spend a good amount of time in Charleston. At my most recent visit (10/19), we decided to try Charleston Crab House at the marina; there's also one on Market St. In a word, the food was great! We had stuffed mushrooms, fried shrimp, shrimp and grits, clams, fish and scallops. The best dish was the BBQ shrimp... More

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed our meal and the service was excellent. Christine was our server and she was so attentive and prompt. We had a 11 month old child with us, and Christine went our of her way to help the mother and all of us in our party. We would and will recommend this restaurant to our family and friends.

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Dodgeville, Wisconsin
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

We ate here while on a day trip to Charleston from our Myrtle Beach vacation. We were seated in the outdoor patio by the bay. Before we ordered, a dolphin in the bay! I was very surprised! I was also surprised that boats can dock there. Food was great. Atmosphere was great. Impressed.

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Chillicothe, Ohio
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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

Every time we are in Charleston the Crab House is a must. The staff is always friendly and the food excellent. If weather permits get a table on the outer deck and enjoy the river. Be sure and try the She Crab Soup, it the best!

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Conroe, Texas, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

We went to The Crab House, as we have many times, and enjoyed sharing each other's starters and main dishes. Only complaint was the crab stuffed mushrooms had too much cheese. Everything else was delicious: fried green tomatoes, bacon wrapped shrimp, soft shell crab sandwich, shrimp and grits, oyster plate, and calamari. Service was attentive. We will eat here on... More

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Newbury Park, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

Went there for a late lunch. We enjoyed lunch on their deck with a view of the river. Krista made us feel as if we were her only customers. The hushpuppies are addicting.

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Charleston, South Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I went in for a quick lunch one day and had Jill as my server. She was on top of everything!!! She deserves a raise and the seared salmon salad with balsamic dressing was fabulous!!

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Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I came in this morning with a big group of 12 people and sat by the water. The service was fantastic, and really made it a great experience for our group. The local seafood was just as great, and tasted so fresh! I will definitely be back soon.

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Tired of going to the same restaurants all the time in the area, my girlfriend and I decided to try the Charleston Crab House on James Island. We started with an order of the mussels, which were fantastic. You'll often get 1 or 2 out of the bunch that taste a little off, or aren't opened, but wasn't the case... More

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chicago
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63 reviews 63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Great waiter, helped us Midwesterners out a bit. Drinks were very good. Brought us some hush puppies too. I had the shrimp/sausage/mushrooms/scallions and gravy.. over grits, what? Grits. It was excellent. We also got the Mahi-mahi, also good. Got the Key Lime pie and it was not up to the rest of the meal.

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Additional Information about Charleston Crab House-James Island

Address: 145 Wappoo Creek Dr, Charleston, SC 29412-2119
Phone Number: 843-795-1963
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > James Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: Seafood, Family Fare

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