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1925 Sea Island Pkwy, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920-4813
843-838-2962
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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great fried chicken and seafood with sides. Reasonable Price for baskets but the dinners are high for what you get. Order at the counter and then take your styrofoam go container offsite or eat and one of the two onsite dining areas. Locals eat here, the hours seem rather sporadic but the local seem to know when they are open.... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife and I did not care for this place. It was an outdoor place in July in SC so just imagine. Just not my cup of tea.

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Thank gamecockred
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Weve eaten at Shrimp Shack several times over the last few years on each visit to Fripp Island. I never felt this place was anything more than just another fried food joint catering to the mass of tourist that travel here in the peak seasons. THe food isnt bad - but there are plenty of other places to go that... More 

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Thank TravelingCouple1775
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for dinner while we were visiting south Carolina and this place was was recommended. The food was pretty good ( most everything was fried ) but over all we would go back. The shrimp burger was definitely different but would recommend you try it!!

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Thank Kimberly W
Wasilla, Alaska
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80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has been around for years with its specialty being fried local seafood. The shrimp are by far the best choice. I found the fried clam strips to be so-so and the fried flounder almost tasteless. You order at the counter, then pay and wait for your number to be called. You eat in a picnic table setting in... More 

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Thank Alaska_Bulldawg
Carmel, Indiana
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Shrimp Shack is not much to look at. In fact, it's kind of a dive. But the shrimp is certainly tasty and fresh, having just been harvested a few miles away. The side dishes weren't very memorable, just your basic fries and slaw. But the shrimp makes up for that, and the locals know that.

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Thank conniebee2014
Gainesville, Georgia
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134 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I eyed the Shrimp Shack on our way in to Hunting Island State Park and we had to try it! It is a quintessential hole in the wall with plenty of quirky atmosphere as you order your fried meal at the window and consume it on wooden benches inside or outside. Well worth stopping for the experience. The shrimp were... More 

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Thank Solange I
Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food here isn't exactly what I'd call gourmet. The baskets, burgers, fries and whatnot are more suited to kids. We stopped once and once was enough.

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Thank tracieg22
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I vacation at Harbor Island almost every summer. This is the first time we have stopped at the Shrimp Shack. It was great. The Shrimp Burger is so yummy. It's very fresh and moist. The atmosphere is great too. Locally owned which I love. You have to try this place you won't be disappointed!

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Thank Syrena M
Seneca, South Carolina
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Flounder is great neat little place to eat that doesn't cost a lot I could eat the hush puppies for breakfast lunch and dinner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $17
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1925 Sea Island Pkwy, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920-4813
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Saint Helena Island
  • Phone Number: 843-838-2962

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