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Red Drum

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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thick hand-cut chips & two salsas
shrimp cocktail ‘campeche style’
crab meat & avocado tostaditas
fried shrimp w/ smoky remoulade
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
American, Gastropub
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They do many things that deserve a 5-star rating. staff is friendly and knowledgeable, you'll never get parched as the bus peeps keep a constant eye on your water glass. Owners/managers are hands-on and it shows in everything they do. This is my go-to place...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bill b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My brother invited me to happy hour and dinner. We ate inthe3 bar from the bar menu, which differs somewhat from the regular menu. It was a lively, noisy bar scene on a Wednesday evening. Very crowded and standing room only around the bar. We...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lloyd2300
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

The Red Drum has been a family favorite spot for over a decade. Valet parking is a must, and the ambiance is coastal fine dining. The menu is very southern fare and less on the fresh catch, but what a treat. Sarah was our food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CocoaBeachFoodEE
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We ate at the Red Drum last night. There were 6 of us. The food was great. Everyone got something different and everyone raves about their food being the best. Our server, Jacqueline (might be misspelled) was very attentive, quick and friendly. She would joke...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BTallon602
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a fun couples night out at Red Drum. Had great service with great drink selection and food was outstanding. I had the wreckfish - which was so tasty. I’d get it again. The duck legs with Chile honey were incredible as an app. Highly...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Helen T
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Excellent food and service! Great place for Happy Hour, but stay for dinner, it's worth it!! Everything on the menu is good, but the seafood is why I come.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Robert L
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

First time here. Loved that the brunch menu had a variety of items to choose from. I had the shrimp avacado salad and it was plenty. Tried the stone grits, but would rather try them if they are in another dish and not just a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 690leilanim
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The valet parking is great food was so good,starting with appetizers only gets better for entrées and desert is wonderful. The service is so much better than anywhere in South Carolina

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jane F
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We were driving home from a trip out of state and looked for somewhere special for supper . This is a beautiful place , down to earth and with a low key elegance and the height of customer service . The valet was warm and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lauren2h2o
Reviewed 29 June 2018

My wife and I were looking for a seafood restaurant and all of the ones we happened upon down Culver Street had lines out the door. Kept going and happened upon Red Drum. Not full, which concerned us, but think this is because it is...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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4 September 2015|
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Response from Red d | Reviewed this property |
Red Drum is very laid back. I don't believe there is any dress code. If you are just going to the bar for happy hour drinks and apps be relaxed. I have seen everything from business suits to shorts and t-shirts. The... More
29 June 2015|
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Response from Rocky132 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, contact restaurant directly.
Judy C
17 March 2015|
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Response from Ty K | Reviewed this property |
No. However if you are not concerned about dressing up, there are other great restaurants to go to.
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