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Gilligan's Steamer & Raw Bar

160 Main Rd Ste A, Johns Island, SC 29455-3402
+1 843-766-2244
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“red rice” (17 reviews)
“hush puppies” (56 reviews)
“seafood” (48 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
160 Main Rd Ste A, Johns Island, SC 29455-3402
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Been eating here since the early 90s. Was driving from Savannah to Mt. Pleasant and it was lunchtime. Stopped here and had the she crab soup. Outstanding. Also had the shrimp and sausage gumbo (good) but would have been satisfied with jut the soup. Service...More

1  Thank HankmidGA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought I would try this restaurant since it is near work.... what a mistake! The food was awful and so was the service. How can you mess up a baked potato?? The shrimp were tasteless. The only good item was hushpuppies.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

With easy access and casual atmosphere, Gilligan's is a natural choice for tourists and locals. The light batter and quick fried fare is delicious. Grilled asparagus side was perfection, and the salad was a nice leaf lettuce. The cocktail sauce was just as it should...More

Thank Gardendaze
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has a large seafood menu. We had the cluster oysters which were excellent despite the work you had to do to get the oyster out. The hush puppies were delicious as were the snow crab legs and the calamari. Red rice and corn...More

Thank JasmineOnTheGo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seafood was good. No tea refills until asked we asked for a refill. Never received any hush puppies. Server was too busy training a new employee & “cleaning” up empty tables.

Thank Janet D
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We literally plan our trips to SC to be able to hit Gilligans on the way from the Charleston airport. The location is conveniently off of HWY 17, plenty of parking, always a place to sit (we love the well maintained aquariums). Oysters on the...More

Thank Frances C
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Visited twice in the last month for drinks after work and light appetizers, both times service was great and drinks were strong. The complimentary hush puppies are always hot, fresh and delicious. My favorite beverage so far is the moonshine punch, served with plenty of...More

Thank Margo W
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We live out of town and this was our first trip since the restaurant was rebuilt. The kids and adults totally enjoyed being seated next to the aquariums! All of our food was good and I enjoyed the seafood pot. The clams never opened on...More

Thank Scarolinagirl3
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We arrived only 15 minutes before closing, and they were gracious enough to feed two hungry travelers. Our server was friendly and quick. In no time they had fried us some flounder and fries. It was like a Carolina fish camp meal -- simple but...More

Thank Hannah C
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We were seated at 7:40, and were told he would be right with us, but our waiter was busy helping take heavy trays to another table. Well, we were already impressed with Hunter’s support of his coworkers. We were in no hurry, and the fella...More

Thank soyvickik
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Main Rd Ste A, Johns Island, SC 29455-3402
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Johns Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-766-2244
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