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Steamer Oyster & Steakhouse

168 Sea Island Pkwy, Beaufort, SC 29907-1503
+1 843-522-0210
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (39 reviews)
“fried grouper” (5 reviews)
“cake” (3 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood
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168 Sea Island Pkwy, Beaufort, SC 29907-1503
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Reviewed 1 March 2010

Being a local I can tell you, the new manager, Lisa has really gotten things turned around. Appearance of restaurant has been cleaned up, food has improved and people enjoy going there again. All of the staff are excellent and also want to make things...More

Thank 3mustang
Reviewed 23 January 2010

Have eaten there lots being a local, and yes, sometimes meals were not up to par, but the owner has taken lots of care in getting a wonderful new manager and really getting back on track. I really think folks need to give it another...More

Thank blueeyes501953
Reviewed 16 November 2009

Steamer's was highly recommended to me by my doctor but I was iffy about stopping once I read the reviews here. I went ahead and went on Thursday night since it was very centrally located to where I was staying. It was busy but I...More

Thank Glassgal
Reviewed 11 November 2009

We spottted this restaurant after a trip to Hunting Island south of Beaufort. We ordered seafood chowder. After a couple of tastes, I could see it was going to be risky to eat it. It tasted terrible and as if some ingredient in it was...More

Thank ESCC
Reviewed 17 October 2009

Our waitress was downright hatefull and incompetent. She tossed our cracker baskets onto the table, never smiled, balked at our questions.....during the dinner she walked by our table with such haste, whilst snatching used napkins from the table, that not one of us had time...More

1  Thank wolfegrl1
Reviewed 18 August 2009

I am a long-time patron of the restaurant and have lived in this area for two years now. I am honestly surprised by the number of negative reviews that Steamers has had on TripAdvisor. They have always had consistently good food. The service for me...More

Thank beaufort-tiger
Reviewed 2 February 2009

While cruising around and on Lady's Island we spotted this establishment. The lot was almost empty but it was early for dinner so we pulled in. There were a couple of other tables occupied and we were seated. We asked a few questions about the...More

2  Thank bladebroker
Reviewed 17 January 2009

Well they both live at Steamer. My husband and I went there in hopes of some good seafood and a few beers in a typical casual low country bar. We did not have high expectations for atmosphere but did expect it to be clean with...More

1  Thank brownfalcon
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Reviewed 9 December 2008

A great name for a restaurant, more of a bar scene than anything. It will not win any 4 Star awards for it theme and decor. Food is edible.

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Reviewed 28 September 2008

After Family Day at Parris Island Marine Depot, we were looking for a nice meal with fresh seafood. The hotel recommended this restaurant. We were happy that our party of seven was able to be seated right away but it was all down hill from...More

1  Thank Diver987
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19 April 2017|
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Response from SamsmomT | 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
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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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