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Amen Street Fish & Raw Bar

205 E Bay St, Corner of Cumberland & East Bay, Charleston, SC 29401-2608
+1 843-853-8600
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (697 reviews)
“shrimp corndogs” (29 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
205 E Bay St, Corner of Cumberland & East Bay, Charleston, SC 29401-2608
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A friend recommended this Amen Street Fish & Raw Bar to us and we were not disappointed! The she-crab soup was wonderful, the fried oysters were outstanding - the best we’ve ever had, crab cakes were delicious too, and the blackened salmon was terrific -...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gregandlindaf
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Reserved a table during our recent trip and the food and atmosphere had to be among the best we’ve ever visited. I definitely recommend the daily fish blackened.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 193joshuag
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great food, service and atmosphere! Glad we went there! High-end food for medium price. Loved the metal and oyster shell chandeliers.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jeanne P
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food here is on the higher end of things without being overly priced. That is to say a good value for the quality and quantity. We had Shrimp Risotto, Seafood stew, and Fried Green Tomatoes with She Crab Soup. Every one was delighted with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank K5181EObills
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful “old south” environment, friendly service, but faaaabulous food. Their fried oysters are done perfectly, served elegantly, and a very generous portion. They have a very nice wine list too.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Camper55294959066
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The grits and shrimps are just unbelievable. Here it's the best in Charleston! Staff is nice and helpful. Great decor. Feels home

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FriedaSebold
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a Friday early evening. Nice ambiance. Waitress was nice. Great oysters! Shrimp and grits was tasty!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Teri C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amen Street is a central, popular seafood restaurant in the old town in Charleston. The lively ambiance created a nice atmosphere for our tasty seafood lunch. Service was also well in sync.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rokkap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great oysters! Try the oyster shooters as they will not disappoint. Started with a dozen oysters, hubby got the catch of the day and I had scallops which were both excellent. Our waiter John was top notch!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 856beatak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just came from a really great dinner at Amen Street fish and raw bar in beautiful Charleston,South Carolina. This friendly, fun restaurant has a casual ambiance , but the food is beautifully prepared and the fish so fresh.... My husband had blackened swordfish with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank _eiffeltrav
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $35
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 E Bay St, Corner of Cumberland & East Bay, Charleston, SC 29401-2608
  • Public Transportation: Public Transit (bus) stop is located directly in front of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > French Quarter
  • Neighborhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 843-853-8600
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Amen Street Fish & Raw Bar opened in 2009, reviving the former Amen name of Cumberland Street and restoring this historic corner. The new renovation stays true to the beauty of the original 1800's architecture while creating a comfortable atmosphere for contemporary life. Located at 205 East Bay Street in the heart of the historic district this Charleston seafood restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor dining all within walking distance of the local Market and the Charleston Harbor. The menu includes a variety of seafood dishes such as oysters, clams and shrimp in addition to an ever growing raw bar menu. Amen Street supports Charleston's local fishing industry with market fresh fish. We are open for lunch and dinner. Walk-ins are welcome and reservations are accepted as well.
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