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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Dinner
FEATURES
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service

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SOUPS
Seafood Gumbo
Cup4
Bowl5.75
Rubys Growder
Cup4
Bowl5.75
New England Clam Chowder
Cup4
Bowl5.75
OYSTER
Raw Dozen
11.5
Raw 12 Dozen
6.5
Steamed Peck
21
Steamed 12 Peck
11.5
SCALLOPS
Steamed Pound
22
Steamed 12 Pound
12
SHRIMP
Steamed Pound
19
Steamed 12 Pound
10
CAJUN CRAWFISH
Cajun Crawfish
steamed and spiced louisiana cajun style
Lb6
SHRIMP AND GRITS
Shrimp And Grits
7
Substitute Scallops3
Add Bacon, Cheese And Sausage2
OYSTER BAR SPECIALS
Beaufort Basket
a medley of steamed crawfish, sausage, shrimp and potatoes served with a side of corn on the cob and slaw
16
Capital City Oysters
steamed oysters on the half shell covered in garlic alfredo sauce and topped with bacon and cheddar cheese
8.5
The Oyster Shooter
your choice of absolut peppar or bacardi limon chilled and mixed with zing zang bloody mary mix, tabasco and a raw oyster
7.5
Alaskan Snow Crab Legs
every night of the week
13.5
SIDE ITEMS
Cole Slaw
2.5
Corn Cobbettes
2.5
Smoked Sausage
2.5
Red Potatoes
2.5
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Surprised by this deceiving hole in the wall! Steamed, raw they bring them out and shuck them right in front of you! We ordered two pecks ($28 ea), plus gumbo and shrimp and grits. All were great. People were dress in shorts and tees to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank cmwhitexyz
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

My kids love the crawfish, which by the way, isn't listed you have to ask for them. It's a little pricey for what you get. Although we've been several times, this will be our last visit. Employees were nice and service was good. Just not...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank AnnJR7194
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This is the only restaurant in Columbia that I go to consistently. My girlfriends and I go there every Tuesday for half-off crab leg. Never in my life did I think I would be throwing back 3 pounds of crab legs, but THEY'RE SO GOOD!...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank 317abbyw
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

I didn’t have anything to eat. I wanted some oysters but they said the oysters they serve were from the gulf. I guess I’m a little spoiled being from the coast of SC. I like oysters to be really salty and gulf oysters just aren’t...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank cgibson72
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Heck yes!! The oysters and shrimp were fabulous! Wasn't sure what we were walking into but was extremely happy to be there!! It will be another "go to place" in Columbia!!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank muscrcp
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Great spot we stop at annually for their fresh schuked oysters. Never a disappointment. Casual atmosphere and conversation with person who opens your oysters and takes your order. Always pleasant and informative. This year we also tried the steamed shrimp with a Greek seasoning -...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank 942geraldc
Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I frequent this place and we literally crave it (most recent vist was a few days ago). The oysters are the best ones ive enjoyed outside of Charleston, SC and the WARM Cocktail sauce is like a drug to me because I'm...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank 29katd
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Some of the best oysters I've ever had! Fresh and big! Service was great too! Check it out during Vista Lights and make a night of it!

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Roving736291
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

This is a local’s hidden gem. I was told to try it and when I got here I realized I was here before. Wonderful experience all 3 times and not one bad thing to say!

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank DeeMCausey
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Check the reviews. This place is obviously getting lost in the trip advisor algorithm😀. It delivers what it says it will. Great seafood at a no frills pull up a stool oyster bar. When I walked in I was the only person there and the...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank JonVB
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Response from CCHjr | Reviewed this property |
No. That would be great!!! I would skip the micro oysters!
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