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“Yummy!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Hyman's Seafood

Hyman's Seafood
Ranked #84 of 899 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $30
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Seafood
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: The HYMANS have been at the same location for over 126 years starting out as a Wholesale dry goods store then changing to HYMANS SEAFOOD AND AARON'S DELI in 1987. The HYMANS commitment to guaranteed customer satisfaction is the reason that HYMANS SEAFOOD is now a Charleston landmark.Hymans Half Shell offers fresh oysters and great happy hour specials daily. Fresh LOCAL fish specials daily, delivered straight off of our coast. If there is ever a problem, please notify one of the family members that are in the building at all times.
Covington, Georgia
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“Yummy!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2014

We enjoy this spot--along with hundreds of other guests each lunch or dinner time. There is usually a line to get in. The fried seafood is good--the usual that most Southern seafood restaurants serve. My husband tried the Crispy Flounder and found it to be exceptionally good. Skip the She-crab soup here--it's mostly white sauce.

Visited July 2014
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“Long wait but fantastic food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Arrived mid-afternoon to a half-hour wait..... Opted to sit at the bar but the entire restaurant was lovely inside. Order the She Crab soup and margaritas or Palmetto beer. Perfect tourist spot as it's close to King Street, the City Market and carriage rides.

Visited July 2014
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Birmingham, Alabama
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“Very disappointed with the food, read the recent reviews 1st !!!!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2014

We should have took time to read some of the recent Reviews instead of looking at the overall rating. Many people are saying that the food quality has went down in recent months and I must agree. We ate there last night (4 in our party) and none of us had quality food. They snow crab legs were below average (previously frozen) and my wife commented that these are one as good as at Red Lobster (what a sad comment). I ordered the daily special of Cajun fish and shrimp. After waiting 25 minutes for it to arrive at our table it was not good at all. The shrimp were small, the fish over cooked, and the seasoning and flavor was average at best. On a positive note, the owner, Eli Hyman, did stop by our table and say hello and converse with us. Very nice guy, the waitress was pleasant, but all 4 of us agreed that we would not come back.

  • Visited July 2014
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HymansChs, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this review, July 25, 2014
We are so sorry you weren't pleased with your meals. We truly appreciate repeat/regular customers and are very upset to hear your opinion of our current status. We strive to provide consistent dishes to all our patrons and will make sure to address the situation with our staff. Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us.
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Pensacola, Florida
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“Great Service and food is Amazing!!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2014

Boiled peanuts brought to your table when you sit down. Enough food to share.
The fried whole flounder is so amazing! Moist and so good! My favorite!!!
Best place to get a bloody mary!
Great gift shop with awesome prices.
The manager approached every table to make sure they enjoyed their meal. He approached our table and he was so nice.
Worth the Wait!!!! Don't miss out.

Visited July 2014
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Carriere, Mississippi
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“Way over rated and priced”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Best in south east....not by far....the hush puppies were hard and greasy...the seafood alfredo well lets just say not very special at all.,.,way over priced !!!!! First and last time !!

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