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Hank's Seafood Restaurant

10 Hayne St, Charleston, SC 29401-3106
+1 843-723-3474
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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4:30 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
10 Hayne St, Charleston, SC 29401-3106
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I love this Place ever since it opened. TOP Service, good atmosphere and BEST Sea-Food for sure in Charleston and I think in all of South Carolina. Every time we have Out-of-Town Guest we take them there. When we had Business Poeple in Town this...More

Thank baslerbebbie2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

Everyone kept saying that we should go to Hanks, that it was the best place in town, so we did. The place is fun, with a lively crowded atmosphere, and we liked the décor. But that was just about it for us. The service was...More

Thank bethk123343
Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved the fried shrimp, scallop, oyster platter. Very good fried green tomatoes. The best oyster stew, good she-crab soup. Overall great seafood. Everyone was happy

Thank dianeK4512RX
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had dinner at Hank's and were greeted and seated immediately although being early for our reservation. We had She-Crab soup and Celery root and Potato purée with lump crab garnish. Both were tasty and rich. We both had the same main, Seared Grouper on...More

Thank ScouterPaul
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I NEVER thought I would be raving about collared greens, but these were the best I’ve ever had. Fried chicken was wonderful (gravy would be nice to have). Grouper and spinach was very good. Our server was very helpful and accommodating a special diet. We...More

Thank Dena B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

While we did not eat dinner, we did stop in to check out the atmosphere. The overall feel is dark, primarily because of the gorgeous dark wood at and behind the bar. The bartenders were very gregarious. There were some interesting drinking including one that...More

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Four of us ate at Hank's during a recent visit to Charleston. We arrived with no booking, to find the restaurant full, however the staff directed us to the large, tall table (to share with others as they arrived). Although the restaurant was absolutely packed,...More

Thank trishmck
Reviewed 4 days ago

One block from our hotel and the Market Hank's is an institution. Make a reservation early or before you visit. We arrived Thurs. and the best time we could get was 5:30 on Monday

Thank over83
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had been twice last year and we were so disappointed. We were encouraged to give it another chance and glad we did!!! Everything was delicious from app to dessert. The service was great. It was an entirely different experience.

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Charleston does not lack for seafood restaurants, but Hank's stands above most of the others. We had three different entrees, and each of them was excellent. Shrimp and grits were wonderful, the salmon was great as was the rare tuna. The peanut butter pie was...More

Thank bbwex
hanksseafood, Guest Relations Manager at Hank's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Excellent! Thank you for joining us at Hank's Seafood. We are delighted that you enjoyed your evening and hope to see you again soon. Cheers!

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Response from jemcomeau | Reviewed this property |
Joanna021 is in the ball park.
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Response from pamdean2017 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not for sure as we were just there to dine.
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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.
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