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Hyman's Seafood

215 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3107
+1 843-723-6000
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“hush puppies” (1,121 reviews)
“seafood” (1,135 reviews)
“carolina delight” (202 reviews)
Closes in 21 min
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
215 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3107
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Reviewed today

This place is definitely one of Charleston's best eating establishments. Suggest you get their early as the lines can be down the block. Despite the wait, yo will be please with your choices.

Thank James L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here on sat before Father’s Day and there were 6 of us , we ordered multiple dishes from oysters as appetizers to peel and eat shrimp and even fried grouper and whole fried flounder diamond cut and my self that doesn’t eat seafood ordered...More

Thank john m
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been visiting Hymans since 2009 and make it a point to always stop in when we are in town. Unfortunately, this visit was a disaster. We were seated near a server station so we had to listen to the employees complaining. Next, the...More

Thank Tony6019
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not necessarily a stop for “foodies”, yet the food was good. I had flounder which was fine. My wife had shrimp and grits which also mostly succeeded. The bread pudding was good. Even though they don’t take reservations, we didn’t have much of a wait....More

Thank El_Ian11
Reviewed yesterday

We waited for a while to get a table, but I suppose we could have eaten as many free hushpuppies as we wanted. The service was very good and efficient. The food was good to very good, but I would not call it excellent. They...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were in Charleston in mid May, just before high season hit. In Charleston you need to make reservations at the better restaurants a week or so in advance or you get on the line with a place like Hyman's. The staff outside does a...More

Thank tangi1
Eli H, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks so much for leaving us feedback feedback! We love hearing from our customers. I’m so glad you enjoyed your time with us. We certainly strive to bring you the best of the best in any way possible. Can’t wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped here twice for happy hour. only at the bar. The hush puppies are great. Had the mahi mahi tacos, broiled. Not much flavor to them. Probably should have had them sauteed. But I will say they gave you 3 nice.large tacos. They were...More

Thank josie503
Eli H, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

This is such great feedback! I’m so glad you were able to find the time to let us know how your experience was. I’m glad overall everything was great, but I apologize that you wren’t impressed with our Mahi Mahi tacos. Next time be sure...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My family ate here based on a recommendation by our hotel. I was looking to try she crab soup in a casual atmosphere and was directed here. The food and service were great. One of the owners can to our table and offered us a...More

Thank Sarahls612
Eli H, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank so you so much for leaving us you’re honest feedback. I’m so happy to hear we were able to suit your preferences for atmosphere and food. We certainly strive to bring you the best food and service around, it means so much to us...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When visiting Isle of Palms on vacation, we made a special trip into Charleston just to eat at this establishment after previous good experiences. However, this place has gone dramatically downhill. First of all, the food took over an hour to be delivered to our...More

Thank Kellie R
Eli H, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

First off, I would like to sincerely apologize for any and all issues that went on. Please email me directly at hymansseafood@aol.com so that we,ay discuss your experience in further detail. Again, I am so sorry your experience was such a dissppintment. This is most...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were seeing a play across the street so this was super convenient. The food was really good. There are a lot of choices on the menu. They had at least 5 or more “catch of the day” options too. With the extensive menu I...More

Thank Kim T
Eli H, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for this feedback. I’m really glad that overall your meal Andy experience was great, thought I apologize for anything that was not to your exact liking. I keep track of everything we get back from our customers so your feedback will...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3107
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-723-6000
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The HYMANS have been at the same location for over 126 years starting out as a Wholesale dry goods store then changing to HYMANS SEAFOOD AND AARON'S DELI in 1987. The HYMANS commitment to guaranteed customer satisfaction is the reason that HYMANS SEAFOOD is now a Charleston landmark.Hymans Half Shell offers fresh oysters and great happy hour specials daily. Fresh LOCAL fish specials daily, delivered straight off of our coast. If there is ever a problem, please notify one of the family members that are in the building at all times.
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