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US$10 - US$17
American, Seafood
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is off the beaten path and was only open for lunch part of the week. There was already a line forming a few minutes before it opened at 11 am. I ordered the combo with flounder, scallops, and shrimp. The flounder and shrimp...were great but the shrimp, which was lightly battered, was excellent! I would order a double helping of the shrimp next time! Great restaurant to eat at if you are visiting Beaufort!More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 18 June 2021 via mobile

Locals did not lead us astray in telling us about this gem! I had never heard of a shrimp burger but so glad I went for it! It was delicious. The shrimp baskets were full of delicious fried shrimp. Be prepared to wait but oh...it’s so worth it. Or you could call ahead! I found that out to late but that’s ok.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 21 May 2021 via mobile

Great shrimp burger basket. Sides were excellent and everything is cooked to order. But note that it is a cash only restaurant. Also they take the Covid situation very seriously. Masks required, no indoor or outdoor dining areas open. No rest rooms. Only one group...allowed inside to order. Food is delivered to your car. Most everyone enjoys the food in their cars or as a takeout. Still very outstanding food.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 7 April 2021

Good food fast and reasonably priced. I will go back. A lot of food for the money. Staff was friendly and fast.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 12 February 2021

Several people raved about their shrimp burger. I never had a shrimp burger before...so i wanted to try the best. Not impressed. I have no doubt the shrimp is fresh...but the burger was not that great in my opinion. Certainly not worth driving an hour...to get one...like i did. I also tried the fried shrimp---which I enjoyed more. I get the feeling my friends have their child-hood memories tied up in the shrimp burgers...I was not that impressed.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 29 October 2020

We live on St. Helena island, and have been to the Shrimp Shack numerous time. The visit today will be my last. The quality of the food is way down, apparently they think a tv appearance will keep them afloat when they turn out greasy,...overcooked and WAY too expensive food for a fish shack. During the past year, I tried to make excuses, but is it that hard to change the burned oil? Is it that hard to actually watch the food in the fryer?More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 20 July 2020 via mobile

We grabbed lunch to go here last week. Food was excellent and the services was friendly and prompt. Be aware on our visit they only accepting cash or check no cards!

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 26 June 2020 via mobile

Fresh local seafood with no frills! Here it’s all about the food and quality. Service is truely southern as well!!

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 24 June 2020

The restaurant is only serving take out right now and that worked great for us, as we were staying across the bridge at Harbor Island. We have been many times before and consistently are very happy with their shrimp burgers. You can't go wrong!

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 5 February 2020 via mobile

We’ve been coming to Hunting Island for 33 years and we alway stop @ the Shrimp Shack for a Shrimp Burger. The shrimp are formed into a battered patty (like a burger) and deep fried (but not greasy). The bun has tartar sauce and the...“burger” is moist and delicious... a little bit of heaven in my opinion. Expect to sit at communal picnic tables or at the bar alongside their screened porch. In the wintertime they are only open for lunch from Tuesday -Saturday from 11 am until 2 pm. Highly recommended!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Response from Tony B | Reviewed this property |
Probably not inside. This is an old roadside eatery that’s been around for multiple decades. Likely hasn’t ‘progressed’ to allowing people to drag their pets into places where people come to eat. They do have some shaded... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Shrimp Shack

Yes, Shrimp Shack offers takeaway services.

Shrimp Shack is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5