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The Crab Shack

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$5 - $25
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
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Menu

SHACKETIZERS
Pricing and availability for all items are subject to change.
10.99
Buffalo Shrimp or Oysters
panko fried, Buffalo sauce
9.99
Crab Stuffed Mushrooms
7.99
Shack's Crab Dip
chilled with crackers
7.99
Fried Green Tomatoes
10.99
Crab Balls
with Remoulade
9.99
Crispy Fried Calamari
11.99
Lowcountry Shrimp Cake
with Dijon Lime sauce
4.99
Hushpuppy Basket
with honey butter
10.99
Hot Crab & Artichoke Dip
10.99
Mussels Scampi
garlic, scallion & tomato butter with garlic toast
SOUPS & SALADS
Dressings: Key Lime Vinaigrette, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Tomato Basil, Caesar, Ranch, Bleu Cheese and Honey Mustard Dressings. Pricing and availability for all items are subject to change.
5.99
Cup of She Crab Soup
Bowl - $6.99
5.99
With cup of soup 9.99
Shack's House Salad
Fresh greens tossed with tomatoes, red onions, mixed cheese and croutons.
16.99
Shacks Signature Crab & Avocado Salad
Lump crabmeat, red onions, cucumbers, avocado, tomatoes and cheddar cheese atop fresh garden greens.
13.99
Grilled Shrimp & Feta Salad
Heirloom tomatoes, feta cheese and balsamic vinaigrette
10.99
Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad
Tossed romaine, Parmesan, and crutons.
OMG SANDWICHES
All served with French Fries. Add Bacon for $1.50
10.99
BBQ Pork Sandwich
10.99
Shack's Cheeseburger
9.99
Flounder Crunch Sandwich
8.99
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
12.99
Lowcountry Shrimp Burger
13.99
“Double D” BBQ Shrimp and Crab Sandwich
BBQ deviled crab and fried creek shrimp, topped with scallions, bacon, fried onion strings and coleslaw
SHACKS SPECIALITIES
All served with choice of two sides except noted*
18.99
Crab Stuffed Flounder
Seared flounder stuffed with blue crab and topped with sherry cream sauce
18.99
Shrimp & Crab Casserole
Homemade pie stuffed with shrimp, blue crab, cheese and tomatoes
19.99
Carolina Crab Cakes
Fresh made cakes loaded with blue crab
27.99
Crab Duo
Fresh made crab cake with Remy lace and a large cluster of snow crab legs.
19.99
*Shrimp Scampi
Garlic, scallions and tomato butter over red rice
19.99
Lowcountry Shrimp Cakes
with Dijon Lime sauce
19.99
Fried Shrimp & Crab Cake Combo
Large, crispy fried shrimp with our famous crab cake
19.99
Shrimp and Grits*
Shrimp in Tasso gravy with bacon and cheddar cheese over stone ground grits
Half Rack 13.99
Half Rack with Grilled BBQ Shrimp 18.99
Full Rack 21.99
BBQ St. Louis Ribs
Served with rice and corn
SHACKS RAW BAR
Pricing and availability for all items are subject to change.
17.99
Barents Sea Snow Crab Cluster
13.99
2/3 Pound Peel & Eat Shrimp
8.99
*1/2 Dozen Oysters on the Half Shell
One dozen oysters
18.99
Steamed Oyster Bucket
FRIED SEAFOOD
Served with red rice and corn on the cob
21.99
Fried Scallops & Shrimp
16.99
Fried Flounder
19.99
Crispy Fried Shrimp
20.99
Fried Oysters
19.99
Crispy Fried Shrimp & Flounder
23.99
Classic Charleston Trio
A tempting combination of fried flounder, shrimp and oysters
24.99
Captains Platter
Fried flounder, shrimp, oysters and clam strips.
GRILLED SEAFOOD
served with New Potatoes and Garden Fresh Vegetables
19.99
Grilled Shrimp
21.99
Grilled Scallops & Shrimp
Fresh Grilled Catch
We purchase our East Coast fish daily to insure the best quality and value for our guests. Your server will be pleased to share a complete explanation of the chef's daily preparation. Market
23.99
Grilled Seafood Platter
Grilled shrimp, scallops and tilapia
STEAMED SEAFOOD TRAYS
All trays are served with steamed and seasoned new potatoes & corn. Add sausage to any tray for $3.99.
36.99
Charleston Steamed Seafood Tray
One Barents Sea snow crab cluster, 2/3 lb. large domestic shrimp& 1/2 dozen steamed oysters
33.99
Snow Crab Legs
Two large steamed Barents Sea snow crab clusters
29.99
Snow Crab & Shrimp Tray
One Barents Sea snow crab cluster & 2/3 lb. large domestic shrimp
26.99
Carolina Steamer
Steamed Shrimp, Oysters & Mussels (10 of each)
19.99
Frogmore Stew Tray
2/3 lb. Large Domestic Shrimp with Sausage
43.99
Minor Cluster Shuck
2 steamed Barents Sea snow crab clusters & 12 steamed oysters
149.99
Major Cluster Shuck
8 Barents Sea snow crab clusters $ 3 dozen steamed select oysters
SIDES
Red Bliss Potatoes ~ Mixed Vegetables ~ Corn on the Cob ~ French Fries ~ Coleslaw ~ Red Rice ~ Smashed Potatoes ~ Collards~ Small Salad … $2.99 each
2.99
Red Bliss Potatoes
2.99
Mixed Vegetables
2.99
Corn on the Cobb
2.99
French Fries
2.99
Coleslaw
2.99
Red Rice
2.99
Smashed Potatoes
2.99
Collards
2.99
Small Salad
LUNCH MENU
Award Winning She Crab Soup ~ Cup $6.99 Sandwiches served with French Fries ~ add bacon for $1.50 Pricing and availability for all items are subject to change.
12.99
Crabby Charlie
Crab cake, bacon, fried green tomatoes & pimento cheese English Muffin
10.99
BBQ Pork Sandwich
10.99
Shack's Cheeseburger
9.99
Flounder Crunch Sandwich
8.99
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
9.99
Fish Tacos
Fresh mahi topped with lettuce, cheese and fire & ice salsa
13.99
"Double D" BBQ Shrimp and Crab
BBQ deviled crab and fried creek shrimp, on toasted bun, topped with scallions, bacon, fried onion strings and coleslaw
9.99
Southern Meatloaf
Served with mashed potatoes and gravy, collard greens and cornbread
9.99
Fried Pork Chop
Served with mashed potatoes and gravy, collard greens and cornbread
9.99
Country Fried Steak
Served with mashed potatoes and gravy, collard greens and cornbread
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

Outstanding customer service . Great family atmosphere. Hats off to chef and his staff at the West Ashley location. The stuff flounder was very delectable. I visit very frequently. The staff went beyond the call of duty. The crab ballls were nice and warm with...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Humble1914
Reviewed July 28, 2019

when we got to Charleston was to go to the Crab Sack. It exceeded our expectations. The service was great and the food was delicious. Highly recommend

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Patsy C
coosawcreek, Owner at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2019

Thank you very much, Patsy, for a wonderful review. It was definitely our privilege serving you. Please tell all your friends and family about us and we'll see you again on your next trip here. Sincerely, David

Reviewed July 6, 2019 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal, very comfortable atmosphere and incredible server! Jenny was beyond accommodating and efficient! Her suggestions were excellent, her service was unparalleled, and her friendly demeanor made for a dining experience that was every patron's dream! We had crab stuffed mushrooms and...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Lesa W
Reviewed June 27, 2019

I had dinner there on Tuesday night June 25. I had she crab soup and the stuffed flounder. The food tastes good. When I got back to my hotel I began to throw up and then diarrhea set in. I was up all night.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank preachersmith1
coosawcreek, Owner at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2019

First of all, thank you for dining with us and enjoying the food. I am very sorry that you got sick. The only reply that I can give you which is standard in the restaurant business, is that you can get sick two ways after...More

Reviewed June 25, 2019 via mobile

We went to have a great seafood dinner and found a restaurant in need of maintenance and a so-so staff. The food was not memorable or especially good. We would not return.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank djb30633
coosawcreek, Owner at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2019

Thank you for dining with us. I am very sorry that we did not wow you in food or service. Please give us another try and ask for me personally. Sincerely, David Dean, Operating Partner

Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Wife and I stopped in for dinner last week and left absolutely stuffed! We both had the she-crab soup, which came in a bowl. Although it was good, it was not quite the caliber we remembered on Mount Pleasant in the 70's. I had the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank boliver68
coosawcreek, Owner at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2019

Thank you very much for such a wonderful review and we hope see you again. It was our pleasure serving you. Sincerely, David Dean, Operating Partner

Reviewed May 20, 2019

Went here with a friend yesterday; we like to try a different place every time we eat lunch. The service was good, our waitress was very attentive and knew the food. The guy who seated us looked like he'd rather be somewhere else...BUT. We just...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Margaret B
coosawcreek, Owner at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2019

First, thank you for dining at Coosaw Crab Shack. I am very sorry that you and your friend became ill. We do sell a lot of shrimp and mahi, and I have not received any other calls or reviews. Please give us another try and...More

Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

After a full morning at Magnolia Plantation, we wanted a seafood lunch. Found The Coosaw and it hit the spot. We had crab cake and large shrimp basket. Both were spot-on. Friendly server, Casey, was nice enough to lead us to he hush puppies for...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 25, 2019

We were in the mood for seafood. I started with she crab soup (delicious). My wife started with a side salad. If this was a smaller side dish I really wouldn't order a full size one. I had fried scallops and fried shrimp with red...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank homebody0728
coosawcreek, Owner at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a shout-out and please tell your friends and family about us. Sincerely, David Dean, Operating Partner

Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

Came in to Charleston for a girls weekend and googled the Crab shack. Came here and was impressed. Was greeted by the hostess and we had Jenn as a server. The manager Jessie M.came and had a full conversation to ensure that we enjoyed our...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Tina J
coosawcreek, Owner at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2019

Thank you very much for such a gracious shout-out to our team members. Please visit us again whenever you are near us. Sincerely, David Dean, Operating Partner

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Companion619308
July 11, 2019|
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Response from boliver68 | Reviewed this property |
Based on a review of "Mapquest" for the area, either take Dorchest 8 - 9 miles, or go north on 26 about 7 miles, take the Ashley Phosphate exit and go west (Left turn) about 2 miles to Dorchester Road, take a right and it... More
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Jessica C
February 19, 2018|
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Response from coosawcreek | Property representative |
We served AYCE for 7 years, but unfortunately, crab prices rose and we had to stop a year ago. We still have plenty of buckets of Alaskan crablegs, Thank you for your interest, David Dean, Operating Partner
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MadameLucyLou
April 1, 2016|
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Response from Brian H |
Yes, it is all you can eat crab legs on Thursdays for $34.
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