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The Darling Oyster Bar

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Thu, 7/18
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner

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$7 - $34
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Seafood
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Enjoyable Platter of a Dozen Oysters. I loved the house made hot sauce and very fresh oyster presented by knowledgeable Shuckers.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank jgossen48
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place has excellent food. We sat at the bar and Sam was a fabulous bartender; she had great recommendations on food items, drink items as well as other things in the area. The Keylime pie may have been the best I’ve ever had

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank kristyvn
Reviewed 6 days ago

I would highly recommend their Scallop Dish if that is something you are into. I always try to get seafood when we get out to the coast. If you are the same, make your way to "The Darling Oyster". Located in Historic Downtown Charleston, it...More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank ChrisLowe2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is definitely great and you can also order things off the menu. We ordered the seafood plateau and really like the crab and asked if we can just ordered the crab. Even though it was not on the menu, they honored our request as...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank LuvTravelTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the ambiance and the setting and the food. Great service, big recommend from me. Enjoy!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank djmecca
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a very disappointing experience here. The waiter was inattentive and at times rude. Granted, we did not try the oysters for which the restaurant is known. However, the shrimp platter which my companion had was flavorless and even the hush puppies were over cooked...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 620jenniferj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled across this fun restaurant/bar on Kings Street. Limited seating at tables so we sat at the “seafood bar” and watched the chefs put together the seafood appetizers. The food was incredible. So much that we went back two times in a row! Everyone...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 976christinal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here on vacation when we were walking down King Street looking for a place to eat. Turned out to be a very good choice. Since it was happy hour the local oysters were reduced and it looked like almost everyone in the place had...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Alan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on the last night in Charleston...We thought the food was excellent. Started with the smaller seafood plateau. The shrimp and crab were excellent. Served chilled. We then split some small plates. The Octopus Salad and baked oysters-the octopus salad was excellent. Finally...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank mwschoon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good fresh seafood and very friendly staff. Had reservation and we were accommodated appropriately. Highly Recommended

Date of visit: June 2019
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July 16, 2018|
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Response from Philip H | Property representative |
We do take reservations through either open table or by phone. You can also email us the day and time you were thinking about and we should get back to you in a couple days. Thanks
October 10, 2017|
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Response from Philip H | Property representative |
We do! It's every day from 4-7. We have $1 house James River oysters and $1 off of all draft beers and draft cocktails.
October 10, 2017|
Response from 368jennies | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do! I believe it’s 4-7
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