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1925 Sea Island Pkwy, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920-4813
843-838-2962
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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No ambiance, better to eat in the screened in outside porch or on the outdoor tables, but very fresh shrimp.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Bill E
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Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
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Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

No ambiance, better to eat in the screened in outside porch or on the outdoor tables, but very fresh shrimp.

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Greenville
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The fried shrimp was amazing as was the shrimp burger. You wait in line and place your order at a window, then you wait for them to call your number. Indoor seating is limited but if the weather is nice there's outdoor seating as well. There was a long line when we got there but it went fast. The people... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Went with family. Not a fan, it truly is a shack. Over price with small portions. Who fries fish with the skin on it. The shrimp burger I got wás good but don't have anything to compare it to. Probably will not go back.

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The Shrimp Shack had great fried seafood. The building itself is very rustic & old & not much maintenance is taking place. For example, the bathroom door handle is falling off. But if you don't mind eating at cute counters around the walls or outside at a couple picnic tables for really good fried seafood, this is the place for... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

You just can't beat the location, the ambiance, and experience. It was so yummy. We go here every time we visit Beaufort and Hunting Island.

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Inverness,fl
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I stopped here on a Friday evening (right before a big rush of people). I ordered my Flounder and shrimp combo with red rice and sweet potato fries to go. It was all pretty good. I would visit again maybe next time eat in (have the food nice and hot).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We first came down to the area in 1996 and have always made Hilda's fried shrimp at the Shrimp Shack part of our family tradition. Don't expect fancy plates or air condition, just deep fried coastal shrimp fixed any way you want it, but always sweet and like little bites of butter. The shrimp is as fresh as the docks... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Good fried seafood. The only thing that makes this place stand out above the rest is their shrimp burger. Limited indoor seating and it's cash only.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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93 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This restaurant is very casual, you can order in your swimsuit and eat on the porches. The shrimp burger is the best in the Low Country. Most everything is fried, but delicious. I especially liked the red rice with sausage. We are locals but it is a great place to stop on the way to or from the beach and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Just a little place by the road but if you are looking for good shrimp, hush puppies & the fixings, try this place. Limited seating, can opt for a picnic table out side. Choice of green beans, Cole alaw, red beans & rice as well as dries. And it doesn't break the budget! Loved the experience!

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Address: 1925 Sea Island Pkwy, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920-4813
Phone Number: 843-838-2962
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Saint Helena Island
Average Prices: USD $10 to $17
Cuisine: Seafood

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1925 Sea Island Pkwy, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920-4813
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Saint Helena Island
  • Phone Number: 843-838-2962

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $10 to $17
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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