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Hank's Seafood Restaurant

10 Hayne St, Charleston, SC 29401-3106
+1 843-723-3474
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
10 Hayne St, Charleston, SC 29401-3106
Neighbourhood: Downtown
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Centrally-located and wonderfully executed... Hank's is a fantastic option if you are rightly seeking seafood in Charleston. Candidly speaking, it's the only true "seafood" restaurant at which we ate in Charleston so I can't say whether it's the best one in town or not, but...More

Thank MatthewMBell
Reviewed yesterday

We went to Hanks during a major storm. Luckily there is a parking garage right next door as the area was starting to flood. It is a little crowded inside and noisier than I would like, but the food and service were great. Highly recommend.

1  Thank R J
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had our favorite meal in Charleston here. Service was prompt and friendly. I had a seafood dish with prawns, scallops, fish, crab and a grits cake. The sauce was perfect - not overpowering. The only downside - not the fault of the restaurant - was...More

Thank bczican
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Reservations recommended. We had reservations for 8:45. We arrived at 8:30 and we were promptly seated. The atmosphere was lively, little loud. Wonderful seafood smell. The service was a little slow (all tables full) starting but once we got our drinks the timing was perfect....More

Thank MaryAnn H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After trying Hall's Chophouse and 82 Queen's she crab soup, I had to try Hanks as well. Hank's wins! It was delicious with a much more prominent taste of crab. The Seafood al a wando (pictured) was also amazing. My husband ordered the grouper (pictured)...More

Thank jaize1682
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great seating option as we sat at the community table. What a great way to get a quick seat. Outstanding food and wonderful wait staff

Thank Jane A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We split the tower and both left feeling over fed. Highly recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for really good seafood.

Thank Bobcat1Denver_CO
Reviewed 5 days ago

Maybe we were expecting more, but we were a little disappointed after the recommendations that we not miss dining here during our visit to Charleston. First we made a reservation many weeks in advance and asked for a booth. There was one available when we...More

Thank restaurantdiva
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had the Grilled Oysters for appetizer - delicious. Sauteed Flounder for entree - fresh & perfectly prepared.

Thank Carola S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped by without reservations and were accommodated at the 'community' table. Not a problem at all and so glad we tried it here. The service and food quality were well above average!

Thank finditon
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there a dress code?
17 April 2017|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from Christine R | Reviewed this property |
We wore business casual. No jacket needed.
How noisy is Hank's? Can folks hear each other without shouting over the din and music?
5 March 2017|
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Response from Ken F | Reviewed this property |
Not noisy at all for being so busy
Does hanks have Coconut cake ?
31 January 2017|
Response from hanksseafood | Property representative |
We do not have coconut cake. We do have some great southern desserts including Pecan Pie and Key Lime Pie. We look forward to you visiting us! Cheers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 35
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Hayne St, Charleston, SC 29401-3106
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-723-3474
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Located one block from the Charleston City Market in the heart of the Historic District, Hank's Seafood Restaurant has been Voted Best Seafood Restaurant in Charleston for 16 consecutive years. Hank's Seafood is housed in a beautifully restored 100-year-old warehouse and serves the best and freshest seafood with an emphasis on local recipes. The lively community table is very popular with solo travelers.