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American, Bar, Seafood
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Reviewed November 10, 2020

Frequent the crab shack on Dorchester Rd Saturday 11/07/2020, Danielle A was our waiter and she was great with accommodating us. We told her that we was hungry and she made sure we got our appetizer in a timely manner. She checked to make sure...everything was great and We didn’t need anything. Thank you Danielle for your great customer service skills.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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coosawcreek, Owner at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2020

Thank you for dining with us and writing such an awesome review. I will definitely pass on the compliment to Dani. Please tell all your family and friends about us. Sincerely, David Dean, Owner

Reviewed September 25, 2020 via mobile

The Crab Shack on Dorchester Road in North Charleston is one of my favorite places to go for seafood and drinks in the area. I really enjoy the laid back atmosphere here and it is a relaxed place to enjoy a good meal. The seafood...here is fresh and delicious and I have had a really good food experience every time I have been here.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed June 27, 2020 via mobile

Fast, friendly service and good food! Killer Bloody Mary for $13. Yummy crab cake, although a little thin. Didn’t like the cole slaw but everything else was good. We had a party of 5 and everyone had a great seafood meal.

Date of visit: June 2020
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coosawcreek, Owner at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2020

Thank you very much for dining with us and taking the time to write a great review. Have a great summer and be safe. Sincerely, David Dean, Owner

Reviewed March 3, 2020

It wasn't our "normal" seafood restaurant when visiting Charleston, but it was alot more convenient than driving an hour out of our way to Awendaw. The service was very prompt and attentive. The guys raved about the she crab soup. My shrimp was very tasty...and decent portions. All in all a good visitMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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coosawcreek, Owner at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2020

Thank you very much for your sincere review. I will pass it along to my team members so they can appreciate the hard work that they are doing. Kindest Regards, David Dean, Owner

Reviewed March 1, 2020

We really enjoyed our visit to this restaurant. The food was well above avg. Service was great. I wish I could remember our servers name, she has been with property since the opening. Do not miss this restaurant.

Date of visit: March 2020
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coosawcreek, Owner at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2020

Thank you for your kind words. It was definitely our pleasure serving you. Have a blessed day! Sincerely, David Dean, Owner

Reviewed February 25, 2020

We were on our way out of Charleston and wanted seafood one more time. All the restaurants close to town had an hour or more wait. We decided to try in North Charleston, and this was a very nice surprise. The shrimp was excellent and...the sides were even good. The waitress was friendly and attentive but the restaurant needed a little freshening up.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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coosawcreek, Owner at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2020

Thank you for this lovely review. It was definitely our pleasure serving you. Please stop by the next time that you are in town. Kindest Regards, David Dean, Owner

Reviewed February 18, 2020 via mobile

We were in town for a hockey tournament and wished to sample some local seafood flavor. The Crab Shack did not disappoint! Spacious restaurant for our group. Fried green tomatoes and hush puppies were yummy! Oysters on half shell were also good but on small...side (could be season). Our grilled scallops and shrimp were cooked just right! Lots of adult beverages to choose from as well. Our waitress was attentive and super friendly!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 6, 2020

Good crab and scallops inb a fast food atmosphere made this a great spot to stop on our visit to Charleston.

Date of visit: January 2020
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coosawcreek, Owner at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2020

Thank you very much for visiting with us. We really appreciate your great shout-out. Best Regards, David Dean, Owner

Reviewed December 23, 2019

Great Service Just ordinary food. The place is a little dated. Rest is just filler to get to 100 characters

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 3, 2019

We just stopped in to grab a quick bite. Brett our waiter was A1 Attentive and courteous. We didn't have to look for him when we needed something.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Coosaw C, Owner at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2019

Thank you very much for your compliment. I am very happy to hear this since Brett is our newest team member. Have a very, merry holiday season! Sincerely, David

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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 Coosaw C | 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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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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