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Coosaw CrabShack

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8486 Dorchester Rd, North Charleston, SC 29420-7300
+1 843-552-7171
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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73 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We called ahead to get a seat, when we arrived it was ready for us. The hush puppies are really good with the honey butter. We had the crab and shrimp bucket which was very good. The crab cakes dinner also super good, and the crab stuffed flounder also very tasty. We did not care for the Cole slaw or... More 

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Thank Melissa G
Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the crab legs and shrimp. Absolutely delicious!!! Will definitely be back again!!! Beer was cold!!

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Thank wiimomma
Bluffton, South Carolina
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I ordered the seafood bucket with garlic butter and a pitcher of beer and were in seventh heaven. We each got a large bucket of shrimp, mussels, clams, crab legs, an ear of corn and boiled potatoes all for $29 each. The pitcher of beer was only $10 and much cheaper than separate mugs. The table had... More 

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Thank Donnita W
CharlestonCrab, Guest Relations Manager at Coosaw CrabShack, responded to this review

Thank you for describing what we have strived to achieve over many years. I will let my entire team members read your great words. Sincerely, David Dean, Operating Partner More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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95 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just ate here for the first time. We we're looking for something quick before our kayaking tour. Blue was our server and she is phenomenal. She's very sweet and very attentive without being overbearing. I had the shrimp basket with a side salad and coleslaw and my husband had the fried fish sandwich with fries and we shared hush puppies.... More 

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Thank Autumn_W_28
CharlestonCrab, Guest Relations Manager at Coosaw CrabShack, responded to this review

It was a pleasure reading such a nice review. Thank you for dining with us and hope you tell all your friends about us. Sincerely, David Dean, Operating Partner More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a great pre-valentine's dinner. Our server was Jessica so pleasant & attentive. The food was excellent. I suggest everyone give them a try. You won't be disappointed!

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Thank Tashira H
CharlestonCrab, Guest Relations Manager at Coosaw CrabShack, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such a nice review. I will definitely pass on the compliment to Jess. Sincerely, David Dean, Operating Partner More 

North Garden, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

great seafood in Charleston SC. Excellent service, super food! She- crab soup no fried oyster especially delicious.

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Thank galegram
CharlestonCrab, Guest Relations Manager at Coosaw CrabShack, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us and please visit us again. Sincerely, David Dean, Operating Partner More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2017

I highly recommend stopping into this restaurant. I had the shrimp and crab cake combo. Outstanding!!! The shrimp were almist as big as prawns. The crab cake had so much actual crab and not fillers. My waitress Kristyn did an AWESOME job serving me. As I watched she also waited a few other tables the same way she did for... More 

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Thank Gigi S
CharlestonCrab, Guest Relations Manager at Coosaw CrabShack, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us a such a great shout-out. I will definitely pass on the compliment to Kris as well as the cooks. Thanks, David Dean, Operating Partner More 

Anderson, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

From the outside the place looks like a Hollister store. Inside very much enjoyed the Decour just a little on the dark side, they could turn the lights up just a little bit. This is really the only complaint I had. The food was amazing, seasoned very well not over seasoned.very average price for seafood. I noticed all the wait... More 

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CharlestonCrab, General Manager at Coosaw CrabShack, responded to this review

A great BIG thank-you for your gracious review. We just went LED throughout the entire restaurant so I hope on your next visit we’ll shine a little brighter! Sincerely, David Dean, Operating Partner More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

Went Here for lunch with my husband. Food was great I was craving crab legs and I got them the server was really nice the place, the atmosphere was really nice and I will definitely be going back again. I am a little disappointed though to see that they had all you can eat crab legs but they discontinued it... More 

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Thank Denetra S
CharlestonCrab, General Manager at Coosaw CrabShack, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your patronage. Our team strives very hard to keep up with our reputation for great regional seafood and friendly service. We were also saddened by the ending of AYCE crablegs – an 8-year tradition that brought thousands of guests through our doors. The prices of crablegs had skyrocketed because of low supplies in Canada and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

My family and I came into town on vacation and visited the Crab Shack. Great food! Kristyn was our server. She was very friendly.

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Thank Joshuaweeks
CharlestonCrab, General Manager at Coosaw CrabShack, responded to this review

Always great hearing from an out-of-towner. Thank you for the shout-out and please drop by again when you’re in the neighborhood. Sincerely, David Dean, Operating Partner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8486 Dorchester Rd, North Charleston, SC 29420-7300
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  North Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-552-7171
Description
All of our menu items are made with the freshest ingredients available to us, from the greens in our salads to the seafood on our plates. Some of our items are marked as market and their availability depends on Mother Nature, ocean temperature, tides, favorable winds, the Dow Jones Index, the price of tea in China and among other things, how lucky our fishermen are. So relax & enjoy the food, the spirits & the fun. And we thank you.Proud to be family owned & operated since 1991

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?