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Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

99 S Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3152
+1 843-723-5738
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (177 reviews)
“seafood” (86 reviews)
“hush puppies” (39 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
99 S Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3152
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11 - 20 of 994 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't go in with huge expectations for the food and you'll be fine. It's a chain, not bad but more a tourist spot than a serious restaurant. Fun for the kids.

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was amazing. The service was awesome and friendly. The server gave great recommendations on both food and drinks. The food and drinks were delicious!! The wait time wasn't even bad. I recommend it!

Thank Shelby A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great place for seafood and atmosphere! It is kid friendly and the food is good. I like the system they have for alerting wait staff that you are ready to order or need service- just flip the license plate! I had the...More

Thank Jamie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had snow crabs which was very tasty, veggies with shrimps was delicious too. However onion rings weren't good. Calamari was tasty.Cocktails were awesome, definitely worth trying. There should b some options for vegetarians too, won't hurt anyone.

Thank Noelline D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to these from Florida to California and never been let down. Staff is fun and friendly! Great selection at a decent price. I got the soup & salad combo. Tastey & refreshing. Always neat to see the memorabilia. Deals on souviners. If you...More

Thank Bulldog832
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the fun tie-in to the Forrest Gump movie... skip bubba gumps. Here are a few reasons why... 1. Long waits....really. Even for the historic district which is notorious for long wait times during the heavy tourist season. 2. Poor air conditioning inside. Wow..it was...More

Thank Atlantamom1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Server was never around. Food was cold and incorrect. Not going back. Will wait next time around bc this was not worth it

Thank Jerilynn W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and went here last night for our first meal in Charleston for our weekend get away. We were extremely disappointed with the service and even more disappointed with the food. We waited forever for our food to be brought out and when we...More

Thank NeverHome84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maybe I was tired but this place is awful. Had shrimp mac and cheese and it was horrible, obviously frozen prawns. Waiting staff not the best and it didn't seem clean. Never again.

Thank Anne0944
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location was perfect because it was in the heart of downtown Historic Charlston. It was easily accessible, as it was just across the street from the city market. We enjoyed the outdoor seating, although indoor restaurant was enormous. Food was great, shrimp mac &...More

Thank wendyheller
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 S Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3152
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-723-5738
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