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1925 Sea Island Pkwy, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920-4813
843-838-2962
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Dining options: Lunch
Good for:
Families with children

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Don't be afraid, it is right tasty!

May not be that "ritzy", but dang the shrimpbuger was über awesome. Well worth the visit!! Hours are a little odd 11:00-2:00 (winter hours)Make sure you make it in time because it is worth it!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Denise C
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Maroa, Illinois
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  • Families with children
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Northern NJ
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We decided to have lunch at the Shrimp Shack on our way to Hunting Island State Park. Not eating in town before we made this side trip was a big mistake. Pulling into the parking lot, a good number of families were waiting in line to order their food. Several other families were sitting outdoors eating. The menu looked OK,... More 

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Hartland, Vermont
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

For the past four years we have hoped to try this place as many thing we read say to try it. Every time we went by it was closed

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Maroa, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

May not be that "ritzy", but dang the shrimpbuger was über awesome. Well worth the visit!! Hours are a little odd 11:00-2:00 (winter hours)Make sure you make it in time because it is worth it!!

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Duluth, Ga.
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The rave on the revues was the shrimp burger so we had one and a crab cake sandwich. I found neither inspiring and even the fries lacked any thing different. It was just all fried food with little flavor. I must admit I was a big disappointment.

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Jasper, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Shrimp burger is fantastic! Excellent cocktail sauce. It is advertised as a shack, and it is that! You walk up and place your order. The inside is small and rather tight when several people are waiting to place an order. The bathrooms are tiny and a bit sketchy. The staff is friendly which is a super plus good! Order the... More 

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This is a bit pricey, but well worth it guys! Seriously! They are catching it literally across the street in the inter coastal waterway, FRESH! Oh so tasty and it's a beach shack yal so it's down home great food period. The recipe for their shrimp burgers has been one I've desperately tried to unsuccessfully recreate for years. Got to... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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64 reviews 64 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Stop by there going or coming from Hunting Island. Best thing on the menu is their Shrimp Burger, one of the best if not the best you will ever eat. Really casual and laid-back with wonderful people working behind the counter.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Went here today for lunch, as the first time we tried to go they were closed. They have the bizarre winter hours of 11-2. My husband and I ordered the shrimp burger. It was really good, a breaded shrimp patty that was fried golden brown and crispy, served on a bun with mayo and tartar sauce. The only downside was... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Don't think it's handicap accessible. I think the food could be better and the selection more varied. Everything is ordered and received thru a takeout window. Little human contact. Scenic place with erratic hours, try Johnson's Creek nearby good food and nice atmosphere.

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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

In the winter months, we drive by this little place all the time and after reading very mixed reviews, we decided to stop and try the shrimp burger. It was just over $13 for two and they were small. But, we were glad we stopped. The shrimp burger was very good, big pieces of shrimp and I could be wrong... More 

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Restaurant Details

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 - 17
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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