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Hank's Seafood Restaurant

10 Hayne St, Charleston, SC 29401-3106
+1 843-723-3474
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
10 Hayne St, Charleston, SC 29401-3106
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Looked forward to the birthday dinner. NOISY! Crab soup arrived lukewarm with COLD clump of crab inside. Main dish of halibut beautifully golden on top RAW inside; waiter claimed chef doesn’t like to dry out halibut; nobody serves raw halibut. Pecan pie a let down....More

Thank 239laurenc
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We returned to Hank's exactly a year after our first visit and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Having spent many visits to New England and Atlantic Canada over the decades, their food ranks among the very best. The she-crab soup is the best I have ever...More

Thank ScouterPaul
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went there for our Anniversary dinner the seating is very tight and the restaurant is very loud with people's conversations that we can barely hear our own conversation so I would have to say the place doesn't have good acoustics. The food was good...More

Thank monkeytrips81
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a terrific meal at Hank’s. The food was great and the service was prompt and professional. We also loved the decor. We would definitely go back.

Thank WorldTraveler50226
Reviewed 3 days ago

To satisfy your appetite for seafood, Hanks Seafood Restaurant is the place to go. Known for their selection of seafood and great service, you definitely want to eat here when in Charleston. Conveniently located downtown near the Market Street Shopping area and hotels/inns. Ask for...More

Thank GHS26
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I ate at Hanks and we loved our dinners. I had the flounder with the asparagus salad on top. I added a side of the pimento cheese grits--a must and the best grits I have ever had. My husband had the fish...More

Thank bjett26970
hanksseafood, Guest Relations Manager at Hank's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Excellent! Thank you for joining us at Hank's Seafood. We are delighted that you enjoyed your evening and hope to see you again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 4 days ago

There is only two restaurants that serve Broiled Scallops they all want to fry them. No Thanks. I had tried this duo the night before at another restaurant and thought it was great but then I went to Hank's Seafood Restaurant and they were incredible....More

Thank NJtravelor
hanksseafood, Guest Relations Manager at Hank's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Wonderful! We appreciate the kind words. Thank you for dining with us, we are glad you enjoyed the broiled scallops!! We look forward to your next visit. Cheers!

Reviewed 5 days ago

I recently found this restaurant during a visit to Charleston - I do not know how I have missed it! It is outstanding!

Thank Rebecca W
hanksseafood, Guest Relations Manager at Hank's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Excellent to hear, thank you! We look forward to your return.Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister and I ate at Hank’s on our last night in Charleston and were not disappointed. Our server, Casey, was attentive without being overbearing....would ask for him in the future. The oyster appetizer was delicious as were the clams. I had the flounder and...More

Thank 884michellel
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I ate dinner at Hanks Seafood two nights ago while celebrating our 30th anniversary in Charleston. We started with the oysters casino which were outstanding. My wife had the seared scallops (which she has had in many of the top restaurants around...More

Thank KeithF928
hanksseafood, Guest Relations Manager at Hank's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Wonderful! Thank you for dining with us. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience. Justin sends his best, and we hope you will join us again soon. Cheers!

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13 December 2017|
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Response from ScouterPaul | Reviewed this property |
Quite casual, but smart and neat. I was wearing shorts and a polo shirt and did not feel out of place at all.
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Response from sandye22 | Reviewed this property |
A little pricy but absolutely worth it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Hayne St, Charleston, SC 29401-3106
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-723-3474
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Located one block from the Charleston City Market in the heart of the Historic District, Hank's Seafood Restaurant has been Voted Best Seafood Restaurant in Charleston for 18 consecutive years. Hank's Seafood is housed in a beautifully restored 100-year-old warehouse and serves the best and freshest seafood with an emphasis on local recipes. The lively community table is very popular with solo travelers.
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