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Bluffton Family Seafood House

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27 Dr Mellincamp Dr, Bluffton, SC 29910-6097
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tombstone, Arizona
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't like to write negative reviews, but here goes. We heard the next table complaining when we sat down, so maybe that set the tone. Our waitress arrived with a frown and asked "What'll ya have?". Since we didn't have menus yet I said " A menu and a Bud." All downhill from there. I should have listened to... More 

Thank Wendell F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just wanted some local seafood and they delivered! It's conveniently located in town (there is no restaurant at the seafood store). Locals were there so we figured it would be a hit!

Thank Alice M
Runnemede, New Jersey
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

My husband and I went here for dinner the night after labor day. My husband had the oyster dinner and I had the broiled scallops. We both thought they were average. I ordered the She Crab soup as one of my sides and I guess because of that it came out with my meal. I should have told the waitress... More 

Thank Joyce11351
New York City, New York
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111 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Don't judge this place by the outside, which looks like a small strip mall - the inside is simple, and the service is warm with absolutely delicious, and well priced seafood. I went for the Low Country Boil, which was fantastic, but everything on the menu was good. It's not a fancy dinner, this is a perfect casual, shorts and... More 

Thank newYorkNashy
Las Vegas, Nevada
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Great service, fresh seafood at good price point. Try the fresh and fried oysters, seafood gumbo and steamed clams. Must go for lunch.

Thank CTraveltrips
Bluffton, South Carolina
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We had family visiting and they wanted crab legs. This was our first visit here and all agreed the food was the best ever, especially the crab legs. Being a non seafood eater myself, I opted for salad and sides which were very good. The atmosphere was nice and we really enjoyed Tim Malchek singing, the little ones were enthralled.... More 

Thank Larry A
Laguna Beach, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Always a favorite when we are in town. Casual, friendly atmosphere in a no nonsense environment. Call ahead to make certain your oysters are available. Bring friends so you can try/share as many items as possible. Favorites are the she crab soup, blackened fish and shrimp served any way. You will not be disappointed. Value for $$🍤

1 Thank travelingkittykat
Medina, OH
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99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Stopped at this market, like we do every time we visit. The best fresh shrimp with beautiful views of the May River. The staff is always helpful, nice and insightful on local tourism, fishing and suggestions. Please make it a point to stop here!

1 Thank LynnMedina
Bluffton, South Carolina
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109 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

We went specifically for fried seafood and there were so many options for getting what we had gone to get. The food was prepared after we ordered and was served hot and was excellent. The options included fried, blackened, and broiled. September will start oyster season locally according to the waitress and then oysters on the half-shell will be offered.... More 

1 Thank retiredpat
Charlotte, North Carolina
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

See my other review under the Bluffton Oyster Company about this restaurant! They're fantastic!! Nice bar area, and cozy dining room!

1 Thank MoeBo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Dr Mellincamp Dr, Bluffton, SC 29910-6097
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Bluffton
  • Phone Number: 843-757-0380
This is a brand new restaurant in Bluffton, SC . It is wonderful and I would like to provide a positive review

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?