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Hank's Seafood Restaurant

10 Hayne St, Charleston, SC 29401-3106
+1 843-723-3474
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • 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

If you're looking for a no-nonsense seafood dinner in Charleston, this is the place. The she-crab soup is standard but I thought it was a tad thin. The lump crabmeat cocktail was very good but they did not have a mustard sauce which I prefer...More

Thank Ed D
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited Hank's Seafood for dinner and ordered the Seafood Castle. It is a muti-tier of raw seafood (oysters, shrimp, mussels, and lobster). It is not cheap, but it will not disappoint! The bar drinks and house bread were also excellent. Service was also very...More

Thank Guillermo P
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife & I walked in without reservations about 6PM, but was able to be seated at a bar-like public table. Sat next to another couple and had great conversation. 2 she crap soups, scallops (slightly under done) for wife's entry, grouper for me (very...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm a seafood lover and finally decided to try Hank's. I live in Charleston and have been to several great seafood restaurants. I don't think you will find better seafood than at Hank's. Everything was great! I had a specialty fresh fish (wahoo). It's very...More

Thank patriot8383
Reviewed 4 days ago

Hank's is a well-known establishment, and the food is indeed worthy of praise. The menu is extensive, and the quality is high. The bouillabaisse was terrific and the shrimp and grits excellent. The service was efficient for a room as large as this is. However,...More

Thank ddaborn
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had high hopes for Hank's, making a reservation weeks ahead of time. Our meals were good, but that's about as far as I'd go. Prices are super high and service was rushed. We were in and out in an hour.

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hank's is located in the heart of the "Historic" district next to the Market and shopping district. But, enough with the location, we need to talk about the food! Daily fresh oysters to include Chesapeake Bay, Apalachicola Bay as well as Blue Point and more....More

Thank marklE143YF
hanksseafood, Guest Relations Manager at Hank's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 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 1 week ago

Hank's is an iconic seafood restaurant and often recommended, but does it live up to the hype. In short, somewhat. It is a very good and busy restaurant. The tables are close together so it can get noisy. The service is fast and efficient, however...More

Thank Cfhandyman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hank's Seafood is the real deal - amazing from the minute you walk in. The service was excellent, the menu varied and the food/bar drinks delicious. This is a can't miss spot for celebrating Charleston.

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

Thank you for dining with us. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your evening, and we look forward to serving you on a future visit. Cheers!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I took our oldest son and his fiance to Hanks for the first time for her birthday several weeks ago. It's located a block from the city market. The interior makes a great impression when entering with tall ceilings, wood paneling, booths...More

Thank sc1009
hanksseafood, Guest Relations Manager at Hank's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Wonderful! We appreciate the kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your birthday celebration at Hank's Seafood and we look forward to your next visit. Cheers!

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Bryan W
9 July 2017|
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Response from pamdean2017 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not for sure as we were just there to dine.
17 April 2017|
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Response from Cathy L | Reviewed this property |
Not really. Most are dressed smart casual which is the suggested, but some were in shorts and t-shirts.
4 March 2017|
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Response from Ken F | Reviewed this property |
Not noisy at all for being so busy
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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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, 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 16 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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