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Hyman's Seafood

215 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3107
+1 843-723-6000
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“hush puppies” (1,229 reviews)
“seafood” (1,250 reviews)
“carolina delight” (218 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
215 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3107
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Reviewed yesterday

* Don't let the name fool you - the menu has everything from oysters to freshly caught Mahi to pastrami sandwiches to ribs and NY style cheesecake. * We had two pick-two combos: Crabcake/shrimp & crabcake/Mahi. Juicy, tender, delicious. Plus a featured bottle of Australian...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DatsTreetimez
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a landmark restaurant but interestingly enough a lot of the locals told us they don't recommend this. We decided to try it anyway and did not really care for the fried flounder at all. Not much fish to the plate at all and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bpask
HymanSeafood, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your honest feedback. I would like to sincerely apologize for any and all disappointments. Please remember there is an owner in the building seven days a weeek who would be more than happy to...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Great spot for tourist and locals alike. the staff is friendly and knowledgeable on the menu and all of Charleston's events and hot spots!! Be sure to try the general store next store for some of their soap!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Greg H
HymanSeafood, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for this great feedback, Greg! I’m so happy that you had a fabulous time dining with us and enjoying the general store afterwards. We can’t way to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 days ago

We went there just to have a couple appetizers and some drinks and were very pleasantly surprised. Great service, very attentive bartender. Great hushpuppies.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lydia216
HymanSeafood, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Wow, Lydia, this is exactly what strive for! Thanks so much for leaving us this feedback. It really warms our hearts to hear when our customers have had a wonderful time. So glad your experience was great! Can’t wait to see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 days ago

Wanted a traditional seafood restaurant with other food available. Not sure if it is worth a long wait, but it is a fun restaurant with huge servings and was fun for a group of 9. Everyone seemed to enjoy their meals - especially those who...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 2369andya
HymanSeafood, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Wow! This is just fabulous! We love hearing from our lovely customers, thank you so much for taking the time to leave this feedback. I’m so happy to hear you and your guests enjoyed yourselves. Also please remember if anything is not to your exact...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

My boyfriend, who is from the North, had never tried hushpuppies before. We did not plan on eating at Hyman's on our way out of Charleston. However, outside the restaurant some of the staff were handing out free and freshly made hushpuppies - that hooked...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Emerson B
HymanSeafood, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Wow Emerson! This is great! I’m so happy to hear that you and your boyfriend had a wonderful dining experience. This is exactly what we strive for. Thank you for leaving such a fabulous review! We can’t wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Can you say tourist trap for mediocre food, fried, oily, doubt it’s not frozen. Who knows??? Either way, ho at your own risk. It’s cheap enough and you get no more than what you paid for, trust me.More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 422DS
HymanSeafood, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I would like to sincerely apologize for the experience you had. Thank you for taking the time to leave us this honest feedback, we will take your review into deeep consideration to better ourselves in every way possible. There is an owner in the building...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed Hyman’s so much on our first visit to Charleston that we made a point to go again this time. All four of us got something different and all really enjoyed our food. The hushpuppies were amazing, the fried flounder was wonderful and the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BourgTraveler
HymanSeafood, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for this great review! I’m So happy to hear you enjoyed the hush puppies, flounder and crab cakes, crab cakes are some of my favorite as well. They are quite lovely. We can’t wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Hyman's Seafood Restaurant has been in operation since 1987 and is a quite popular place. They have a surprisingly large menu, but on star is "Hyman's Shrimp Dinner". We each chose that: one fried, the other sauteed. Both were very good and the fried were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DecoDogs
HymanSeafood, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Wow this is great! Thank you so much for leaving us your honest feedback, we’re happy your experience was a good one. Cant wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was recommended by friends so we made it one of the places we ate at on trip. Great food great service. Friends eat their every time they go to Charleston. If you like sea food you should give this place a try.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank carlc627
HymanSeafood, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this great feedback. I’m so happy the service and food were on point for you and your guests, this is exactly what we strive for. Hope to see you again soon!

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October 17, 2018|
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Response from blueheaven1989 | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking deck on the street behind Hyman’s.
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June 16, 2018|
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Sunday through Thursday 4-6 pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
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: +1 843-723-6000
  • E-mail
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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