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Sullivan's Restaurant

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2019 Middle St, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482-9701
843-883-3222
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Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 237
    Excellent
  • 97
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best fried flounder

Happened up on Sullivan's by accident, but so pleased with our choice! I had the seafood platter which included shrimp, oysters, scallops, deviled crab, and fried flounder....Best fried flounder I've ever eaten! Mama D treated us like she'd known us for years! Highly recommend!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Amy W
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Marietta, United States
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Marietta, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Happened up on Sullivan's by accident, but so pleased with our choice! I had the seafood platter which included shrimp, oysters, scallops, deviled crab, and fried flounder....Best fried flounder I've ever eaten! Mama D treated us like she'd known us for years! Highly recommend!

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Thank Amy W
Dandridge, Tennessee
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Though not on the menu, my wife and I asked if they could blacken the shrimp and the server said yes. What a great choice. I think those were the best blackened shrimp I've ever had! Nice and spicy, good and fresh. We arrived at 5 PM on a Sunday evening and got right in with no wait. Definitely would... More 

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Charleston, SC
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97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You cannot go wrong with anything on Sullivan's menu, but let's face it: You're on an island in the Deep South. Island = seafood. Deep South = fried.Wonderful fried oysters taste like they're straight from Breech Inlet up the street. Fried shrimp are the best example of the dish locally. Fried flounder is superb. But for sure you've got to... More 

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Buford, Georgia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been frequent customers over the past 15-20 years. Our latest visit, last night, was disappointing. The oysters on the 1/2 shell are very good. The fried shrimp & oysters were very small, greasy and almost tasteless. The stuffed flounder was similar to a package from any given grocery store. Overall, the service was much less than desirable. Off... More 

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Charleston, West Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My hubby likes to find different places to eat when we go out of town. He found Sullivan's on a list of local places to dine. We arrived on a Monday night in January. The restaurant has a comfortable appeal. I ordered the shrimp salad and was pleasantly surprised by the amount of shrimp in the salad. My husband had... More 

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Charleston SC USA
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Between the hip hangout spots (poe's/ the obstinate daughter), sits Sullivan's. Sullivan's is a family spot, with nice nuance, but nothing fancy. my wife and I often lunch there There seafood is superb. Their scallops, shrimp and oysters are as good as any in town, and reasonably priced. Service is usually fast and friendly. Just a nice spot for lunch... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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98 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our seafood stop rest. on every visit to Chas..Crab dip was not as good as it has been...this time really fishy tasting to the point we couldn't eat it? Seafood platter, the batter seemed diff. on the shrimp than b4. Used to be lighter and more tempera...this time seemed too thick. (maybe a bad cook-day, but, was not as good... More 

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Thank Kab O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

This is a great family atmosphere with big time flavor! It's not your big commercial style operation. It's family owned and the quality shows.

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Lagos, Nigeria
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Had dinner for 6 just after Christmas. There was a service snafu at the beginning (didn't see a server for 15 minutes after we were seated) but they were very apologetic once the mistake was realized and went out of their way to ensure we were made to feel welcome. Food is solid, old-style seafood with great oysters, fish and... More 

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1 Thank oil_expats
Pigeon Forge
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

You know you've struck gold when you walk in and feel like you're at home with family and old friends. Nothing fancy, just simply the best family-oriented place with amazing food and very reasonable prices. Our waitress even volunteered to shuck the oyster bucket for our boys so my husband and I could enjoy our dinner. Squash casserole, collards, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2019 Middle St, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482-9701
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Sullivan's Island
  • Phone Number: 843-883-3222

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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