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Gilligan's Steamer & Raw Bar

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160 Main Rd Ste A, Johns Island, SC 29455-3402
+1 843-766-2244
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Johnson City, Tennessee
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85 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Gilligan's is a good place to get fresh seafood. The crab legs are a good portion and fresh the oysters have just the right amount of coating as the flounder and shrimp. The She crab soup was good and a cup is so large it looks like a bowl.

Thank dcupp
Walterboro, South Carolina
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

This restaurant used to be our "go to" place when wanting fresh seafood on our way home. The last 2 times we have been there the service made us want to leave. Over 10 minutes before someone came to the table. The without taking a drink order they asked what we wanted for dinner. No mention of specials. The most... More 

Thank Nanasue47
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

The view was wonderful but that is about all that I can rave about this place. The food was average at best. The server did not want to be working or serving our table. I have never felt more uncomfortable with how negative she was that it brought down the mood of our date night. I don't know if we'll... More 

Thank Brittany b
Milford, OH
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296 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

Us 3 women friends stopped here for a late lunch because the Angel Tree restaurant was closed on Monday. We like to eat locally caught shrimp, so we asked if they had any and they said YES so that's what we ordered and with 2 upgraded sides it was $22.76. The baked potato (an upgrade) that I got was fantastic!... More 

Thank cmchristensen
Blairsville, Georgia
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97 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Had lunch with friends after sightseeing. It was about 2:30 so the place was pretty empty. Service was very good and we all enjoyed our meals. The fried seafood platter was very tasty.....shrimp, scallops, clams & flounder with one side. Portions were large and they have some really funky drinks!

Thank frdallen
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Upon entering the hostess stand was empty, one of the servers noticed us and sat us after a brief confusion. I ordered the Seafood Trio and the Nahi Nahi was way overcooked tougher then chicken breast. The Scallops were so over cooked I couldn't hardly cut them with the knife. Shrimp not so much better either. Oddly the seafood was... More 

Thank William P
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281 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

There is something comfortable and familiar with a casual seafood restaurant! The menu and service makes this a cut above!! The shrimp plate is delicious! No frills, but you leave full for a reasonable price!

Thank Dinah W
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82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

What a great place to catch up with friends and family! We had a large party which they could accommodate and the service was amazing!!! Thanks for a fun time and great food!

Thank CricketRDH
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

I thought our visit was jus good nothing special! The wait was a bit long especially with the number of open tables available. I liked the salad I got but my husband ordered a seafood trio dish and he said all the fried foods tasted the same like everything is cooked in the same grease. My kids liked the fish... More 

Thank ncbrook
Charleston, South Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

A very disappointing experience. We were expecting casual -- that wasn't the problem. but the service was poor -- we had time to look over the menu thoroughly and make our choices before a wait person ever came to our table and asked if we wanted drinks. We were about to leave when a waitress finally came, but she had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Main Rd Ste A, Johns Island, SC 29455-3402
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Johns Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-766-2244

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?