We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
99 S Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3152
+1 843-723-5738
11:00 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

889 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 868: English reviews
Putnam, Connecticut
Level Contributor
36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were walking Market street & decided to grab lunch before our horse & buggy ride- this was 1PM (our ride was scheduled for 2pm). We were the only people waiting to be seated (only 2 of us). We were told people were clearing tables- no one was seated outside. Behind us people were lining up to be seated. We... More 

Thank Donna33804
Willoughby, Ohio
Level Contributor
50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our waiter was very attentive. Be sure to try the Hush Puppies. They have shrimp in them and the sauce is great.

Thank MartyLK
Burlington, Canada
Level Contributor
96 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We sat outside so that we could watch the passing parade of shoppers visiting the market. We had a couple of cocktails and a couple of appetizers. Food and service were both just OK. This is a chain restaurant and we weren't aware of that when we went there. However, if you're going to the market this is a pleasant... More 

Thank Judy T
Clover, South Carolina
Level Contributor
100 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a Saturday night in downtown Charleston and we had a group of 10, so we figured there would be a wait at any restaurant. We elected to sit outside because it looked empty. Although there were plenty of tables available, we still had to wait 45 minutes. During that time, the outside tables were never used. When we... More 

Thank todd m
Level Contributor
38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was friendly and helpful but we were not impressed with our meal or the options available on the menu. We will not return on our next visit.

Thank Gary M
Level Contributor
41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent. Hot. Made to order. Staff was very attendant to our needs. I can't remember our waiters name but he remembered our family of fours food and drink order without writing it down. It's warm, wonderfully decorated. We come here everytime were in Charleston. Love it!

Thank 4Bruchs92
Level Contributor
36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff is always friendly here but the last visit, the food was a little over cooked. We've been to this location 4 times and will more than likely return when we visit Charleston again.

Thank Dawn S
Level Contributor
238 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Why in a city in the top 5 of US culinary destinations would choose to eat in a chain restaurant is beyond me. But if you want something familiar, you could do worse. In Oshkosh, WI (not to offend), this might be the best restaurant in town, but wait to go there to eat at Bubba's.

Thank TheFoodLegend
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
90 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for an informal spot near our hotel where we could dine with our dog, and Bubba Gump hit the mark! Fortunately, the restaurant lives up to its name and it serves outstanding shrimp (the classic fried shrimp is my favorite) and fish. I saw several large groups dining outside, but there were lots of individual tables out... More 

Thank Maugie_L
Rocky Hill, Connecticut
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my 6th visit to Bubba Gump in as many cities - the service was great, I felt the portions provided was much more compared to other chains(Chicago, NY, etc). Shrimp scampi was very well cooked and the platter was excellent as usual

Thank Arnab_Nag

Travellers who viewed Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. also viewed

Charleston, Coastal South Carolina
Charleston, Coastal South Carolina
Charleston, Coastal South Carolina
Charleston, Coastal South Carolina
Charleston, Coastal South Carolina
Charleston, Coastal South Carolina

Been to Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?