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Hyman's Seafood

215 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3107
+1 843-723-6000
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“hush puppies” (1,095 reviews)
“seafood” (1,110 reviews)
“carolina delight” (196 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
215 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3107
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

....... from many who don't know seafood. Spend a little more and go to Coast, Hanks or over the river to Shems Creek.

Thank travelerLittleTownSc
Reviewed yesterday

What a fun atmosphere and it begins even before you enter the restaurant! Outside you are able to wait on a traditional Joggle Board. That's the perfect way to snuggle up to your honey before having a delicious seafood meal inside! Neat memorabilia & photos...More

Thank Katherine F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is much like the famous Oyster House in Boston - the food, though good, takes second place to the ambience and history. Friendly, casual, and welcoming, this is for people interested in an old fashioned Charleston southern food emporium. They even serve terrific hush...More

Thank Dennis A
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had read the reviews, so once we got into town, we headed to Hyman's for our first meal. My food was very good (crab cakes), but my wife's was incredible (Carolina Delight)! Also, they have the best cole slaw.

Thank orogeny2004
Reviewed 3 days ago

It had been a couple of years since we had eaten at Hyman's and were disappointed that the food was not up to their usual standards. We each had their signature dish, whole fried flounder, which is described as crispy but ours was not crispy...More

Thank ASH814
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband loves this place... he feels it is a great value for what you get. I think it's okay. He always gets the fried flounder and recommends it to everyone. I enjoy seeing what celebrities sat at our assigned table.

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 3 days ago

My college-aged sons and I enjoyed a fabulous lunch while visiting Charleston recently, and we can't say enough about the hospitality and warmth that we experienced while dining at Hyman's, not to mention the delicious food! From the appetizer to the lunch to the dessert,...More

Thank MaryEliz0404
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Atmosphere was definitely southern charm very nice crew they offer everyone a hush puppies now those were very tasty but I ordered the red crab legs not good at all no taste to them at all the she crab soup was excellent. The lobster was...More

Thank Javier H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped in for drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Had the hush puppies and shrimp, grilled. Both were great.More

Thank Mark S
Eli H, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

This is awesome! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us th is fantastic feedbsck. It means so much to us to hear from our customers. I’m so glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us, we certainly enjoyed havning you and...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Long lines outside if you don't go before 5 pm. Loved the atmosphere. Food was awesome. The hushpuppies are to die for! Eli (owner) came by our table to check on our service-we could tell he really enjoys his job. He wants to provide the...More

Thank JOLINDA2015
Eli H, Public Relations Manager at Hyman's Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us this feedback. I’m so glad you had a wonderful time with us. There is an owner in the uilsing seven days a week to ensure that everything is going smoothly, they also love to meet...More

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Questions & Answers
31 March 2017|
Response from Lovestotravel5272 | Reviewed this property |
We were offered but declined...dieting
Jim T
29 August 2016|
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Response from Vonya J | Reviewed this property |
Not sure I'm not a seafood eater so I didn't look at any seafood dishes
9 August 2016|
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Response from Monica S | Reviewed this property |
There is always a wait to dine here. But, fortunately it goes by quickly. There is a cool bar to wait, and fun inspirational cards to entertain everyone in your party!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3107
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-723-6000
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The HYMANS have been at the same location for over 126 years starting out as a Wholesale dry goods store then changing to HYMANS SEAFOOD AND AARON'S DELI in 1987. The HYMANS commitment to guaranteed customer satisfaction is the reason that HYMANS SEAFOOD is now a Charleston landmark.Hymans Half Shell offers fresh oysters and great happy hour specials daily. Fresh LOCAL fish specials daily, delivered straight off of our coast. If there is ever a problem, please notify one of the family members that are in the building at all times.
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