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Amen Street Fish & Raw Bar

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
205 E Bay St, Corner of Cumberland & East Bay, Charleston, SC 29401-2608
+1 843-853-8600
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (674 reviews)
“shrimp corndogs” (29 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
205 E Bay St, Corner of Cumberland & East Bay, Charleston, SC 29401-2608
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped in Amen for after dinner drinks and decided we had to try their shrimp corn dogs. Our friends keep talking about them! I was never a huge fan of corn dogs, but I love shrimp so we ordered them. WOW...we all loved them!...More

Thank ccsfamily
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love fish. My husband, not so much. He humored me by going here. He left singing its praises, along with me. First, they had a selection of oysters, clams and fresh fish. I chose local clams that were delicious- best clams ever! Then I...More

Thank baxkathy
Reviewed yesterday

Amen Street was recommended by the hotel staff where we were staying, and I am sure glad they did. My wife and I ordered so many items off of the menu, we lost track, but needless to say if you like seafood, this place is...More

Thank Terry E
Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed oysters and beer at the bar during happy hour. A fun time at a great price. The bartender was absolutely amazing. The entire staff seemed to enjoy their jobs and made us feel right at home. A wonderful experience. We'll definitely be back.

Thank Don B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a good spot for lunch. Ask for a booth; reservations are best. The decor is neat: brick walls and wood floors. My husband’s oysters were great. My sampler was good: the mussels and shrimp. My clams and oysters were poorly shucked. The wine...More

Thank Doubledeacon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great oyster selection. We reserved in advance, thankfully. There was a long wait for others. Skip the pecan pie. Tasted frozen/defrosted and stale. Shrimp corn dogs were good and unique. She crab soup was tasty but contained little crab.

Thank MNSc-travel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place on the corner. easy to get into. Have booths and tables. I had shrimp & grits-good. They could use a smaller bowl so u would think u were getting a lot:) Food was Good and staff friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank LuMar G
Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I arrived in Charleston today and Amen Street was recommended to us by a local. We had oysters on the half shell....delicious! Our server, Danielle, made excellent recommendations and they did not disappoint! We enjoyed fresh grouper and shrimp and grits. The...More

Thank 884michellel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made a reservation on line and showed up about 20 minutes early— we had walked from our b n b and didn’t know just how long it would take. The hostess noted our early arrival and then asked us to sit at the bar...More

Thank mamnnp2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found the place after 167 Raw was too busy. It turned out to be an excellent detour! The waiter was very friendly, patient, and experienced. Fresh fish options in the menu depend on availability, but I ordered Blackened Red Drum which turned out to be...More

Thank Javk5pakfa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 E Bay St, Corner of Cumberland & East Bay, Charleston, SC 29401-2608
    (Cumblerland)
  • Public Transportation: Public Transit (bus) stop is located directly in front of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 843-853-8600
  • E-mail
Description
Amen Street Fish & Raw Bar opened in 2009, reviving the former Amen name of Cumberland Street and restoring this historic corner. The new renovation stays true to the beauty of the original 1800's architecture while creating a comfortable atmosphere for contemporary life. Located at 205 East Bay Street in the heart of the historic district this Charleston seafood restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor dining all within walking distance of the local Market and the Charleston Harbor. The menu includes a variety of seafood dishes such as oysters, clams and shrimp in addition to an ever growing raw bar menu. Amen Street supports Charleston's local fishing industry with market fresh fish. We are open for lunch and dinner. Walk-ins are welcome and reservations are accepted as well.
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