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Steamer Oyster & Steakhouse

168 Sea Island Pkwy, Beaufort, SC 29907-1503
+1 843-522-0210
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (36 reviews)
“fish basket” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 20:00All hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
168 Sea Island Pkwy, Beaufort, SC 29907-1503
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming to Fripp Island for years now and Steamers have always been a favorite. Quite a few restaurants to choose from in the Beaufort area and many are ranked higher, but always come here at least two times every vacation. Never had bad service,...More

1  Thank SouthernPirate
Reviewed 10 July 2017

It's okay, nothing fancy not what I thought it would be. Shrimp and Grits suppose to be fresh and best seller, ugh...Was luke warm at the most, grit cakes were almost like 'cornbread' chunks of onions in the sauce plus the sauce had too much...More

Thank Jojonana1
Reviewed 13 June 2017

For years, I have eaten at Steamer when in the Lady's Island area and enjoyed it in the past. However, the food quality has gone downhill recently. On my most recent visit, they didn't even have any fresh oysters even though they call themselves an...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I like this place. Fried shrimp were huge and perfectly cooked. Fried oysters were good too. Collards were excellent. Prices are reasonable. My son who lives in Beaufort says it could be his new favorite.

Thank Emilie R
Reviewed 3 May 2017

everyone said this was the place to eat. it was fair at best. did not see what all the rave was about. food was decent. was kinda pricey and service was slow.

Thank cowtown036
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Great food, great service, great prices! We've eaten here many times both for lunch and dinner and have never gotten anything we didn't like!

Thank Travel75706
Reviewed 27 April 2017

My wife go there a couple of times a month. The flounder is really good and the draft beer is cold. The servers are always nice and the service is good.

Thank blmopar
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for dinner tonight. Had never eaten here before. Probably will not again. Seafood bisque was ok. Salads were in desperate need of someone who knows how to make a salad. Large chunks of iceberg, with a few cukes and cherry tomatoes. Not...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The food here is great. We definitely will be eating here again. The shrimp and crab lasagna was delicious and we highly recommend it. Shrimp and grits was very good, we liked the way the grits were prepared and then deep fried. The shrimp burger...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Food was tasty, best Macaroni I've ever had! Shrimp and Oysters were good but I was still hungry after I finished my food. Small portions. Our waitress never checked on us after we got our food. We had to ask for our coleslaw. My $10...More

Thank Brittney R
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19 April 2017|
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Response from Samsmom T | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely good for conversations. The tables are nicely spaced and while there is music, and maybe even some television playing in one area, my friend and I had no issues with noise levels or being able to hear one another.
Kay S
12 July 2016|
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Response from Lorna P | Reviewed this property |
yes it is an appetizer but I had them as my dinner because I too love my crab steamed!
29 April 2016|
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Response from Marsha L | Reviewed this property |
In season, yes. We have had them steamed and on the half shell.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 Sea Island Pkwy, Beaufort, SC 29907-1503
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 843-522-0210
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