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Charleston Crab House-James Island

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
145 Wappoo Creek Dr, Charleston, SC 29412-2119
+1 843-795-1963
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“hush puppies” (116 reviews)
“seafood” (165 reviews)
“shrimp” (134 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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145 Wappoo Creek Dr, Charleston, SC 29412-2119
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I was taken to the Charleston Crab House by locals and found that the food I ordered was excellent (crab low country boil). Beautiful setting on the water. Place was busy but our waiter was great !! My son took fresh fish caught that day...More

Thank garnetal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is nice. If you sit on the patio you have patio you have a lovely view. The food was mediocre. Lots of fried choices. I have softshell crabs which were salty and fishy tasting. My husband order the flounder special which they were...More

Thank Paula K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Come here frequently b/c I live on JI. Staff is always friendly and efficient. It’s a bar with a deck on the Intra Coastal Waterway. The beer is always cold and the food is delicious. Highly recommend the crab dip.

Thank Ed L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Sunday afternoon with our 4 children, ages 5-13. We asked to be seated outside, and were so glad we did. Our food was fast and delicious. Great experience!

Thank snmommy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a good seafood restaurant; we were not disappointed. It was a very busy night, but we found a two top table in the bar area with no wait time. We started with hushpuppies with honey cinnamon butter for an appetizer; they...More

Thank Lori D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food! We eat here every time we visit Charleston, SC! It offers a beautiful view of the water whether dining on the patio or inside. It has several large glass windows so almost everyone can see the water while eating. The service is always...More

Thank alc0rn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner recently and found the food fresh and delicious. Wonderful water view of the Stono River. The sun was about to set and yet we were able to see dolphins enjoying themselves. Service was good and parking available. Nice casual setting with water front...More

Thank 208Ann
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Go early (about 5 pm) and be seated fast or make reservations. Great location just at the Folly Road bridge on the Wappoo Creek, (large creek). I had the crab cakes served with lima beans, mashed potatoes and corn. My wife has She Crab soup...More

Thank tome673
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

One of the worst meals ever.....salad and homemade ranch dressing was very good but then, my husband had the crab cakes- AWFUL! Mushy and flavorless. Waitress recommended the collard greens- they were worse- tasted like they came from a can. I ordered a special- Mediterranean...More

Thank LoGu13
Mkt_ManagerCHS, Public Relations Manager at Charleston Crab House-James Island, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Good afternoon, We are very sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your visit with us. Do you mind emailing me at marketing@charlestoncrabhouse.com so I can look further into your experience? Thank you, Beth LaLone Brand Manager

Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

My family and I visited this restaurant. We were the only black family in the restaurant. We were not treated the same as everyone else. It makes me sick to see that people are still horrible. Poor customer service. Our waitress could've cared less. Never...More

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Sorry, so late. I don't think it is dog friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Wappoo Creek Dr, Charleston, SC 29412-2119
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > James Island
  • Neighbourhood: James Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-795-1963
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Water front dining ---"Southern seafood and a Darn Good Time".
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