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Steamer Oyster & Steakhouse

168 Sea Island Pkwy, Beaufort, SC 29907-1503
+1 843-522-0210
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible17%
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“seafood” (37 reviews)
“fried grouper” (5 reviews)
“crab legs” (6 reviews)
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168 Sea Island Pkwy, Beaufort, SC 29907-1503
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only reason I did not give one star is that the food was not horrible. Please do not misunderstand. It really wasn’t all that good either. The service was terrible. Slow and impolite. Our party thanked the waitress multiple times even though she was...More

Thank kshaley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in at Steamers last Sunday (10-15-17). Tried the Gumbo soup, very, very good. Rich red sauce w/shrimp & sausage. We also had the fried grouper. Excellent! Nice & crispy on the outside but most on the inside. If we ever find ourselves back...More

Thank SherryH334
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here while in town based on reviews. When we arrived, we were immediately seated. Our server informed us that they were understaffed (server wise) that night. The food was okay at best. The calamari was over cooked. I ordered grooper, but I got white...More

Thank Neal J
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Don't judge a book by its cover. The outside is a little sketchy, but the food was very good. The hushpuppies were delicious!

Thank NatHoll
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Been coming to Fripp Island for years now and Steamers have always been a favorite. Quite a few restaurants to choose from in the Beaufort area and many are ranked higher, but always come here at least two times every vacation. Never had bad service,...More

1  Thank SouthernPirate
Reviewed 10 July 2017

It's okay, nothing fancy not what I thought it would be. Shrimp and Grits suppose to be fresh and best seller, ugh...Was luke warm at the most, grit cakes were almost like 'cornbread' chunks of onions in the sauce plus the sauce had too much...More

Thank Jojonana1
Reviewed 13 June 2017

For years, I have eaten at Steamer when in the Lady's Island area and enjoyed it in the past. However, the food quality has gone downhill recently. On my most recent visit, they didn't even have any fresh oysters even though they call themselves an...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I like this place. Fried shrimp were huge and perfectly cooked. Fried oysters were good too. Collards were excellent. Prices are reasonable. My son who lives in Beaufort says it could be his new favorite.

Thank Emilie R
Reviewed 3 May 2017

everyone said this was the place to eat. it was fair at best. did not see what all the rave was about. food was decent. was kinda pricey and service was slow.

Thank cowtown036
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Great food, great service, great prices! We've eaten here many times both for lunch and dinner and have never gotten anything we didn't like!

Thank Travel75706
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19 April 2017|
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Response from Samsmom T | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely good for conversations. The tables are nicely spaced and while there is music, and maybe even some television playing in one area, my friend and I had no issues with noise levels or being able to hear one another.
Kay S
12 July 2016|
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Response from Lorna P | Reviewed this property |
yes it is an appetizer but I had them as my dinner because I too love my crab steamed!
29 April 2016|
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Response from Marsha L | Reviewed this property |
In season, yes. We have had them steamed and on the half shell.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 Sea Island Pkwy, Beaufort, SC 29907-1503
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 843-522-0210
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