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167 Raw

289 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-1620
+1 843-579-4997
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tuna burger” (181 reviews)
“oysters” (435 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (80 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
289 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-1620
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Reviewed 2 days ago

first place we ate on our 25th anniversary trip to Charleston (lunch). Very small but very cool place. Worth the wait. Everyone is polite as the hustle about. We sat at the kitchen bar and enjoyed some conversation with the cooks as well. Here's a...More

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I walked a few blocks from our hotel, on a whim. It was about 6pm. We waited outside for about 30 minutes--the last ten minutes we were within the limit of the awning so we could order some drinks. Once inside, we...More

Thank johngaltisme
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is really small and you're going to be crammed together while eating. The staff is rushed to the point of being frazzled. The oysters are excellent straight from the NE and fresh. Crispy fried oysters I could have done without. The po-boys may...More

Thank Wallypm
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went at Raw for dinner with my wife and we had a good time. The place is a little small, however the location commands limited space. The Swordfish sandwich was absolutely delicious and the little necks were fresh and crisp. Tacos were also very...More

Thank Yan C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My daughter and I recently stopped here for lunch during a mini vacation in Charleston. I heard so many great reviews for their Lobster Roll and never having one, I had to try. Yes, it was a splurge, but it was to die for!! Lots...More

Thank Lorilovesparislorihe
Reviewed 6 days ago

Tried this place because of TripAdvisor and it was a score. My wife and I came back again from Folly Beach because it was worth the drive. We are from Chicago so quality Seafood is hard to come across. The owner is from Nantucket and...More

Thank 14irishpattyg
Reviewed 6 days ago

Small restaurant with three tables and two counters. We were lucky and were seated at the counter across from the kitchen. Super friendly staff who readily shared their favorite dishes. Everything we had was excellent from the soup to the tuna burger. Our favorites were...More

Thank Tiffany C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time to Charleston. Walked over after my shopping spree. Directed here by google and open table. It probably fits maybe 15-20 people max. To be honest I didn’t get to eat here. Because they were unfriendly!!! The wait time as per the waiter was...More

1  Thank docfoodie2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little spot. Oysters were incredible! Small place and we had to wait, but they were very nice. Brought out cold beers and wine for those waiting Definitely try this one!

Thank Laurie J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent local seafood choice with delicious food in a fun ambiance, casual place. The guys in the kitchen do a great job, try to get seats where you can watch them. The bad news is its a small place, especially after they lost their outdoor...More

Thank 599anthonyr
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17 April 2018|
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Response from 1KirstenV | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure they do not take reservations as this is a very very small restaurant. It basically is a couple of tables and two raw bars. I think they have a pretty quick turnover rate because of how small it is and the... More
10 February 2018|
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Response from cbroo | Reviewed this property |
do not park in the HT parking lot. I have non HT customers being towed or ticketed! There is normally street parking on the street right behind the HT tkwarfs the wharf. less than a block walk to Raw. Safe and free.
14 December 2017|
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Response from wulfe97 | Reviewed this property |
No kids menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 289 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-1620
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-579-4997
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