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Marina Variety Store & Restaurant

17 Lockwood Dr, Ste E, Charleston, SC 29401-1190
+1 843-723-6325
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“hash browns” (15 reviews)
“beer bread” (8 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 Lockwood Dr, Ste E, Charleston, SC 29401-1190
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate twice at this restaurant, having lamb and chicken gyros both times. Obviously, we enjoyed them and the service was friendly and prompt.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always like to get the recommendation of locals. While in the Charleston area, we wanted a simple place to get a good breakfast. Our friend recommended this place as one he goes to frequently. The food was basic breakfast fare. I got fried eggs...More

Thank 1Chuckh
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Seated right away, nice smiling waitress; excellent coffee while we decided on what to order. Wife and I ordered to Western Omelets with grits & biscuits sides. Wonderful combination; left nothing on the plates. Then with a second cup of coffee we ordered a dessert,...More

Thank Citadel62
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

This place should be all 5 stars from what we had.. the bear was the bomb and yes you need to add the gator! The fried fish and crab cakes were awesome and the fries were fresh cut. We will be back to this little...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Had a quick trip to Charleston and wanted some fresh seafood. My quest took me to the Marina Restaurant. Huge Fried shrimp and fresh oysters were quickly brought to the table. Great service made for a great waterfront dining experience.

Thank joeybe
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

The Hungry Detective and friends enjoyed a wonderful Friday afternoon lunch at the marina. I ordered a bowl of chili and it was superb with fresh grated cheese and sour cream on top!!! Sarah with an “H” did a fabulous job and knows the menu...More

Thank TheHungryDetective
Reviewed 27 January 2018

After docking at the local marina we dined at this restaurant several times - breakfast, lunch and dinner. The wait staff was friendly and accommodating, the food was very good. Service was prompt and the prices very reasonable. While there we noticed that locals dined...More

Thank DoroAnn
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Old school diner with great Southern food and service. Had delicious shrimp + grits + fried green tomatoes + 2 poached eggs (done perfectly) - kept me going through the entire day.

Thank chefbirddog
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We quickly got a table for 6 for Saturday brunch, which was great, and our server came to take our orders pretty quickly. She had no recommendations for dishes when asked, which was a bit surprising, but I ended up opting for the shrimp and...More

1  Thank ckassotis
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Staying close by at Ashley Marina, we knew this was a good spot when we saw all types of locals heading in — suits, sailors, tattooed young people and silver-headed seniors in Sunday best. And the locals know well. Come here for delicious, almost lovingly...More

Thank AnotherHappyTraveler
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23 September 2017|
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Response from karmilw | Reviewed this property |
Yes, right there, though it is tight. I think they stamp your ticket from the parking vendor if I remember correctly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Lockwood Dr, Ste E, Charleston, SC 29401-1190
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-723-6325
Americana Style Breakfast & Seafood Diner
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