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Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

99 S Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3152 (Downtown)
843-723-5738
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Ranked #265 of 738 restaurants in Charleston
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Downtown
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NC
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Had never been to one but found it while at the market. Jeff our server was fantastic, made our day! food was great, timely service, overall great experience. Jeff told us about a few places in town to check out, which we did, and he was right, we loved them. Awesome visit and we WILL be back!

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I have always wanted to try Bubba Gump and finally got the chance on a recent trip to Charleston, SC. We only had a 15 minute wait and was quickly seated. Our waitress was very knowledgable with the menu and I loved the mini trivia that we played about the movie while waiting on our food. The restaurant was decorated... More

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Sumter, South Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

In the type of person that loves to eat. I'm a foodie lol. The service here is excellent. The waiters are really customer friendly. I didn't liked the food though. I ordered a shrimp linguine. I thought it was just dry so I asked off more sauce. It was like eating noodles, shrimp and limeish water. Their she crab soup... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I've always wanted to come to this place and finally did. I can't remember our server's name, but he was excellent!! He was very helpful with the menu and knew it very well. There was so many choices on the menu. The food was excellent as well. They have inside and outside eating. We sat outside and the weather was... More

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Tunis, Tunisia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is the second time we have eaten at Bubba Gump’s; our first time was in 2001 it was a good experience. For this time there are some novelties but aside from that it's just a normal restaurant. The food was good but not great and the drinks were very expensive and I’ve noticed that the alcohol content was very... More

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Kansas City
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91 reviews 91 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is the third time we have eaten at Bubba Gumps. First time at this location. There is a certain novelty to it but aside from that it's just an average restaurant. The food is ok but not anything you can't get many places. Service is average. I think it just doesn't do anything for me. I don't have anything... More

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Dale City, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Very reasonably priced, friendly and energetic staff along with fantastic food selections made our experience memorable!

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Needed somewhere for lunch, and this was where we were. An interesting - and for us - novel meal, with only a 5 minute wait outside to get seated. A usual tourist trap - but we had a fun time with the novelty of it- and provided you like deep fried seafood, nice food, though a bit pricey. Good service... More

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Springdale, Arkansas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co is a place worth visiting. We enjoyed the food and atmosphere. If you like the Forest Gump movie, then you'll really enjoy all the memorabilia located throughout the restaurant. Our waitress made the dining experience even more fun by quizzing us on trivia about the movie.

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Summerville, South Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I cannot RAVE about the service enough. It was fantastic. Our main waitress was fun and engaging and so sweet. The food was great. Not 5 star but 3...and a half. The portion sizes were not proportional to their prices. I would expect more. But it was good and the service was amazing.

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