Red's Ice House

Restaurant $




98 Church St
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 French Quarter Rate and review
Is This Your Listing? Are you the owner of Red's Ice House in Charleston South Carolina? Send us more details! Claim Your Business Or Contact Us

Description

A Short History of Red and his Icehouse
Lewis Hughes "Red” Simmons
Born in Mount Pleasant on November 12, 1937

Red became part of the shrimping and fishing industry very early in his life. The Simmons family dock was built in 1957 to provide a shrimp packing shed for local shrimpers.

By 1970, Red headed the business built upon these same old concrete floors, providing countless tons of the sea's bounty to many a supper table. In the mid-1970s Red installed a big ice blowing machine to fill the ice holds of the local fleet.

He provided ice and fish packing services until the late 1990s by which time he was ready to retire and start traveling with his wife, Cindy. The couple loved seeing the world and spent many a memorable time together until Red's untimely ‘Crossing Of The Bar' in September 2002.

He is truly loved and missed by all. It was Red's desire that this old fish and ice house be transformed into a public gathering place at the water's edge where locals and visitors, regardless of their age, wealth or culture, could gather, watch the boats go by and help celebrate, preserve and protect the rich and storied traditions of Shem Creek. This is our aim here at Red's Icehouse.

God bless Red for his work… and vision!

Frequently Asked Questions

Places You Should Consider

 
421 Main Street, Myrtle Beach SC, 29582
Flynn's Irish Tavern is a neighborhood bar and restaurant. It's a favorite among locals and the place to be if you're looking for a laid back restaurant...
 
1306 Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach SC, 29577
Pier 14 offers some of the best dining for lunch and dinner on Myrtle Beach. Dine on delicious Pier 14 fare including seafood, soups, vegetarian dishes,...
 
100 Aquarium Whrf, Charleston SC, 29401
The South Carolina Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

Red's Ice House Photos

People Connected

Is Red's Ice House one of your Favorite Places?

Add to My Connections

Plug Updates

Say Something or Ask a Question about Red's Ice House

Recommended Ratings & Reviews

11111 Restaurant Atmosphere
11111 Food
11111 Service
11111 Cleanliness
11111 Bang for your Buck
11111 The Crowd
11111 Parking & Accessibility
Rate & Review

Join My Community

843area.com would like to send you latest updates