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Hyman's Seafood

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215 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3107
18437236000
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Laurel, Maryland
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were hot and tired when we reached the restaurant. The trolley driver gave me a coupon for asking where to stop for Hyman's. The waiter was so nice and attentive. We tried new foods and enjoyed our Shrimp & Grits appetizer. We were surprised to discover how delicious Fried Green Tomatoes were. The food was so good, and the... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a Charleston tourist hotspot with long waits for a table. Neither the food or the atmosphere are worth the wait but it has a lot of seating to accommodate large parties. The staff are all friendly and management greets the tables during meals to make sure you're satisfied. Many of the menu items are deep fried with a... More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food is excellent & abundant. We got two seafood combo dinners & now realize next trip order just one & share it. The flounder is to die for. Would highly recommended Hyman's & we will be returning.

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Florence, South Carolina
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant, in my opinion, is the very best restaurant to eat in in Charleston. Eli, the present owner - fifth generation of owners- comes by to speak to each table.

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Thank Idette T
HymansChs, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, Idette. I am so glad that your meal was great and I hope that you will stop by again soon. More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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181 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved our experience here. A local recommended it to us. The building itself is nothing special but the food was great. Bloody Mary was really good as was the Carolina appetizer (fried grits, shrimp, parm sauce). Catch of the day and lobster tail was delicious. And great service to boot.

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Thank honase
HymansChs, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this review

Thanks for the fabulous feedback, Honase. I am so glad that you enjoyed your experience and I hope that we will see you again soon. More 

knoxville, TN
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200 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had received several recommendations to Hyman's prior to our visit. The wait on a Friday night was about 15 minutes, so not bad. Seating was tight. There were 4 of us and one of our party kept getting knocked by passing servers & bussers. Shrimp & grits were awesome. One of our party doesn't like grits but liked these.... More 

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HymansChs, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. I am so glad that your experience was great overall and I hope that you will come back and see us again soon. More 

Bloomingdale, Georgia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant is always a favorite when I visit Charleston. It has been around for ages! The seafood is always good and the service is excellent. Love the building!

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Thank Andrea S
HymansChs, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great feedback, Andrea. I am so happy that you enjoyed your meal. I hope that you will come back again soon, thank you. More 

New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you like fried you will like this restaurant. It is a Charleston tourist staple. I do not get the throngs of people sitting outside for hours for this type of food. There are so many great restaurants in Charleston, why sit cramped and have fried food thrown at you when you can have a great dinner a few doors... More 

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HymansChs, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, Jessica. I am so sorry that you were not completely satisfied with your meal. Please remember that most of our fried items can be prepared five different ways: Cajun, scampi, broiled, bourbon glaze and steamed. I am sorry if you were not informed about this. I hope that you will stop by again soon and... More 

Edison, New Jersey
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234 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Although the decor of the restaurant is nothing fancy, it really lives up to the hype. The food was incredible and the service was fantastic. This really is a must visit when in Charleston.

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Thank Blaw10
HymansChs, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this review

Thanks for the great feedback. I am so glad that you were satisfied with your experience. We make it a top priority to make sure that every customer leaves happy. Thank you and I hope that we will see you again soon. More 

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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to eat. You must try the bloody marry. I will be going back next time I'm in charleston.

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HymansChs, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this review

Thanks for the great feedback, Kevin. I am so happy that you enjoyed your meal and I hope that we will see you again soon. Thank you. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, 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
Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
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: 18437236000
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?