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Charleston Crab House-James Island

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
145 Wappoo Creek Dr, Charleston, SC 29412-2119
+1 843-795-1963
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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145 Wappoo Creek Dr, Charleston, SC 29412-2119
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great location with good food. It was a little chilly the night we ate here so we ate in side at the window and had a great view. Food was well prepared and served quickly. I plan on returning when it warms up a bit...More

Thank mmknow
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you find yourself on James Island, the Charleston Crab House would be a good choice. The fried seafood was LIGHTLY breaded, something that I liked, and the Key Lime Pie was good, too. Altogether, a pleasant meal before the annual Holiday Lights show.

Thank WhenPigsFly57
Reviewed 1 week ago

Charleston Crab House use to be a go to place. No more, only tourist get sucked in. They use to have great sea food and sides. now the only reason to go is the view and bar.

Thank Rick R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cold night so no outside sitting. Found table at the bar right away so no waiting. Food was delicious, She Crab soup was one of the best I have tried. The Soft Shell crabs where a bit over fried but tasted good. My wife had...More

Thank migwarrior
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the fried green tomatoes, something we had never eaten and I thought the She crab soup was delicious, with a delicate and unusual taste.My daughter and I shared the grilled shrimps for our main course which was excellent and I enjoyed a glass...More

Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During our first trip, a few years ago, we discovered Charleston Crab House from when they had been on the TV show Flip This House restaurant edition! That was 11 years ago. We came back during the chilliest day of frozen and closed bridges and...More

Thank soyvickik
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We started with She Crab Soup and it was Excellent. The fish of the day was Cod and I ordered a Fish Sandwich. It was very flavorful! Everything we ordered was great!

Thank Eshta13
Reviewed 10 December 2017

WE came here with a group of Vietnam Veterans and they were very accommodating. They sat us at 2 long tables as we were 35 people. Food came out mostly at the same time. But it took forever to get our drinks. We had the...More

Thank partygirl18
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

The food was wonderful, I wish I could remember my waitress name because she gave exceptional service . The only thing is the drinks the serve with alcohol should be served in a bigger cup with less ice other than that this is a amazing...More

Thank chilledwina
Reviewed 25 November 2017

We stopped in for drinks and appetizers and the food was so so so good! The salad was so fresh and delicious. BUT, the main attractions was the deep fried Crab Claw bites. Never had anything like them.

Thank camp w
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Sorry, so late. I don't think it is dog friendly.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Wappoo Creek Dr, Charleston, SC 29412-2119
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > James Island
  • Neighbourhood: James Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-795-1963
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Water front dining ---"Southern seafood and a Darn Good Time".
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