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Marina Variety Store & Restaurant

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17 Lockwood Dr, Ste E, Charleston, SC 29401-1190
+1 843-723-6325
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Today
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 16:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 06:30 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 06:30 - 16:00
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Charleston, South Carolina
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49 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

They do have the best pancakes. The batter they use is fantastic, very fluffy and soft, the4y are hard to beat. Great 0melletts, sausage, and bacon. There selection is quite extensive. Service is very good, an d we had Mary as our server/ She was great and very friendly. The view ie great looking out at the Charleston harbor and... More 

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Thank Larry A
Peachtree City, Georgia
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173 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice view place with a better value option than the more famous places you normally read about in Charleston. Huge menu, breakfast looked really good. Don't worry about the gate into the parking lot, they validate for you.

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Thank 3georges
Asheville, North Carolina
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wanna have a substantial breakfast? Feast on the old comfort food classics with a slight seafood twist? Fresh seafood? Don't wanna pay sky high prices? Wanna overlook the marina and Charleston harbor? Wanna get out of downtown but be close to downtown? Then you've "Gotta have it" and go to the Marina restaurant. Usually, over time, places lose their luster... More 

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Thank 474mari
Columbia, South Carolina
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was really looking forward to breakfast here because the menu offers a lot of fresh seafood and daily specials. There was a twenty minute wait for breakfast which I didn't mind. What I did mind was waiting approximately ten minutes before my drink order was taken. What I also minded was the fact that our server seemingly bad mouthed... More 

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Thank Paige C
Windermere, Florida
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184 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Charleston for the last eight years and were really happy to find this great place tonight! Yes, we waited over half an hour for a table, but in this city, you make a reservation or you wait. The food and service were absolutely wonderful. The crab dip is addictive, the fried shrimp and crab cake platter was... More 

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Thank GOarmywife
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is not a fancy place but the food is great. I had the shrimp and it was great. You can look out over the marina while eating and see the boats coming and going while you enjoy your meal. Prices are very reasonable.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Columbia, South Carolina
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We googled "good breakfast" and this place popped up first my wife was excited because we had to leave town, but I wanted fried shrimp. She saw that They serve fried shrimp for breakfast! First of all there is the parking situation. You have to get a ticket and drive through the gate, but don't worry, they validate. I was... More 

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Thank DoctorGB
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Based on the advice of our next door neighbor who is a Charleston native, we went to the variety store for mother's day. Our kids are back in NY and her's are in Chicago so it was the perfect solution… I'm glad we did! We got there about 11am… be prepared to wait because it's always busy and they don't... More 

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Thank Allan F
Inman, South Carolina
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten here several times over the years. Love the view of the water and the atmosphere of the place. Have always had great food and service. During evening hours can be a little noise as they are usually very busy. Lunch time is the best time to be more relaxed. I have eaten at a lot of restaurants in... More 

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Thank Celebratinganniv47
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here for breakfast on a Saturday morning. The good was great with a large variety on the menu and it was very reasonably priced. Service was very efficient.

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Thank Katie T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 15:00
Monday
06:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 16:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 16:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 16:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 16:00
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
Description
Americana Style Breakfast & Seafood Diner

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?