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1925 Sea Island Pkwy, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920-4813
+1 843-838-2962
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

good local spot to grab a sandwich . Some days it packed some days you can walk right up to the counter. Good fod

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Columbia, South Carolina
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

This is my granddaughter's absolute favorite place to eat, so while in the area, I checked in on it. It appears to have survived the storm for their fans to eat there again.

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1 Thank 976helend
Plain City, Ohio
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219 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

The Shrimp Shack is nothing fancy in case you can't tell by the name. It's a small place, with limited seating in a screened-in porch area and some picnic tables outside. I can imagine it can get really hot in the summer, but we visited on an cooler overcast day and it was comfortable. The shrimp is local and fresh.... More 

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Thank JStarkey2
Rock Hill, South Carolina
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 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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Thank Deborah H
Columbia, South Carolina
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

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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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

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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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 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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82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

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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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

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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137 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $17
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
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: +1 843-838-2962

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