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Isle of Palms

Acme Lowcountry Kitchen


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Acme Lowcountry Kitchen is your spot for 100% Always Local South Carolina Shrimp! We are a Platinum member of the South Carolina aquarium and the first South Carolina member of the James Beard Smart Catch program. Local, East Coast and Sustainable seafood is what we do.
$8 - $28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Seafood, American, Bar
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront, Beach
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If in the area you need to check this place out for seafood. The trigger fish, shrimp and Mahi-mahi out group had for dinner was fantastic. Several of the dinners were served over their bacon cream succotash. Never had this before but glad we did....More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great breakfast, close to where we stayed. Dinner was ok, had to sit in the bar area even though we had reservations, loud and crowded. But what place isn't at the beach?

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank KittyO897
Reviewed 3 days ago

A friend and I had brunch at The ACME today. I had the crab cakes Benedict, and my companion had a basic scrambled eggs, sausage, grits, toast breakfast. Both of our meals were cooked just right and were quickly delivered despite a busy clientele.Our food...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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TravellingBob18, Owner at Acme Lowcountry Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there! Glad to hear yall had a nice time dining with us. Sorry about having only 2 bathrooms. Unfortunately Government regulations and FEMA are preventing us from expanding the bathrooms. FEMA has some crazy calculator based on value of building and how much a...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Based upon all the recommendations that we had, we were very excited to eat here. However, several things collided to make this a less than exciting experience. For one thing, they are under construction and their bar is closed. This causes ALL of the patrons...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank N9610MNlisas
Reviewed 6 days ago

First of all, the quality of the meat was a C-minus. Secondly, it oozed grease--lots of it. Thirdly, they apparently felt they should make up for the inferiority of their product by slapping as much of it (10 ounces?) into a regular sized bun (Value!)....More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank Svensota
TravellingBob18, Owner at Acme Lowcountry Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi there! Sorry you didn’t like the burger. Our burgers are all 7.8-8.2 ounces. They are ground by Schweid and Sons and delivered fresh to us. All the beef is Certified Angus Beef, nothing remotely “C-Minus” about it. Our buns are all from Martins, the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was very good. We tried the baked oysters covered with cheese and spinach and the fried oyster and shrimp plate which were both delicious. Our drinks before dinner were not up to expectations and we had to ask for a correction to meet...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank 889maryg889
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jared was an excellent and very helpful server! Food is awesome as always. I highly recommend the Shrimp and Grits.

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank Ohio_Steve_63
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just ate here last night. The sea food in a white wine sauce tasted like they just poured some cheap white wine over the fish, shrimp and scallops. Fish was tough for being braised. Red rice was dry. All for $30. Lots of people there...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank J M
TravellingBob18, Owner at Acme Lowcountry Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Bless Your Heart! Let’s talk about the cardboard closing off the doorway to the bar first. That cardboard is blocking the doorway so people do not walk into the bar we have that is currently being renovated. Completely renovated. Literally us spending money inside the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Second time I've been here. Second time I've been impressed. Quick service and excellent food. Not exactly a Keto-friendly menu but we made due. This is old Charleston charm before they ruined it.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Don1987
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Garrett was informative and enthusiastic! Our meal was awesome and the chef’s entree special was PERFECT- but Garrett was fun to chat with, answered all of our questions, and for this being our first time here and newly relocated to Charleston... we WILL be back!...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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annette n
August 11, 2019|
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Response from Bobby S | Property representative |
Hi there! We do not have a view of the ocean. Thanks!
July 4, 2019|
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Response from Robin313 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is ground level but there may be a few steps ? Can't speak about the restrooms...
May 17, 2019|
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Response from Bobby S | Property representative |
We do not have an outside dining area currently. We have a large covered and air conditioned patio. Thanks!
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