Where can we get great seafood? Charleston is blessed with a bounty of seafood, swept in from the Atlantic Ocean and no one, neither resident nor visitor, should deny themselves the wonders of these fresh and salty gifts.

We all love seafood, and we are excited to share a list of the Best Seafood Restaurants in Charleston.

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Gillie's Seafood & Soul
Restaurant $$
805 Folly Road, Charleston SC, 29412
Gillie's Seafood offers plenty of Southern seafood favorites, from shrimp purloo to fried flounder to shrimp and grits.
Bowen's  Island Restaurant
Charleston SC
Experience Bowens Island Restaurant's non-stop steamed oysters, cheap beer, and creekside views that make lasting memories.
Leon's Oyster Shop
Bar & Restaurant
698 King St, Charleston SC, 29403
Leon’s in Charleston, fried-fish goodness comes with a side of crispy chicken and freshly-shucked oysters.
The Ordinary
Bar & Restaurant
544 King St, Charleston SC, 29403
The Ordinary includes a selection of local oysters, king mackerel pâté, and New Orleans-style barbecue shrimp.
The Darling Oyster Bar
Bar & Restaurant
513 King St, Charleston SC, 29403
The Darling Oyster Bar serves fry baskets, Hawaiian-influenced poke, and clam chowder poutine.