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Acme Lowcountry Kitchen

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
About
Acme Lowcountry Kitchen is your spot for 100% Always Local South Carolina Shrimp! We are a Platinum member of the South Carolina aquarium and the first South Carolina member of the James Beard Smart Catch program. Local, East Coast and Sustainable seafood is what we do.
PRICE RANGE
USD 8 - USD 28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Seafood, American, Bar
FEATURES
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront, Beach
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Reviewed yesterday

We had takeout on a Friday night. The food was good but the portions were smaller than we expected for the price, Our meals were over the prices listed on this site.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed yesterday

Made reservations online and was seated right on time. The porch is casual, covered and heated/cooled. Ordered fried green tomatoes and gouda grit fries appetizers for our group of 5. The sauce over the grit fries was delicious - it made the dish. The fried...green tomatoes were the best I've had. We ordered a variety of dishes, all were enjoyed. I can speak for 2 of them: The "Light House" (delicious, but the shrimp was a little off - maybe hadn't been cleaned? Scallops were the favorite on this dish and the crab cake was the best) & the Succotash with Fried Flounder.(absolutely delicious and would have again). Waiter was great and food served in a timely manner. We'll come again!More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had a great dinner last night at this restaurant. It was one of the best crabcakes I’ve had on the East Coast. My wife had the shrimp and grits and said they were great also. If you have a chance to...visit this restaurant ask for Garrett as a waiter. He was great.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely amazing food. And Jared is super cool. I wish I could buy there grits in vat size quantities. And the succotash is on point. As in best succotash I’ve ever had.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Acme Lowcountry Kitchen is top notch. Food is outstanding, and a great mix of local fresh seafood and other local dishes. Our server Travis was equally top notch, attentive and there with a smile whenever you needed him, but never obtrusive. And quite funny. This...is a place we had been planning on getting to for a while and we will be going back quickly. Allow extra time to find parking, that’s a little challenging. As the only negative it’s not a deterrent, but one thing they should address.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! Expected a wait but lucked out - arrived just before 1 pm last Tuesday and we got a table immediately. Our waitress was so sweet, I think her name is Allyson, (written on top of receipt), and she was very accommodating to my gluten...free diet. She knew her menu items really well, recommended an omelet for me, and double checked with the kitchen (my request) on the gluten free status of Holy City Hash that my husband ordered. Sure enough, it wasn't gluten free... Well, my King Street omelet did not disappoint! I nixed the onions, added mushrooms and also added pimento cheese to my grits, (had to make up for no toast, right?). Deeelisshhh! Best tasting grits I've ever had. An added plus - hubby used the restroom and said it was clean! That's usually a good sign of a clean back-of-the-house too!More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Acme low country grill is by far the best restaurant in isle of palms. I have reviewed a lot of restaurants in the isle palms area and I've never been as blown away as I was last night. I got the special, pecan red snapper...which was drizzled with bacon jam over perfectly cooked grits and... it was DELICIOUS perfectly cooked all around. I also got a side of truffle mac and cheese which had the best truffle to cheese ratio ever! Las but not least me and the rest of my family got a fried green tomato appetizer which could of been fried a little more but were topped beautifully with pimento cheese and chow chow made up for the slight undercooked tomatoes. The restaurant had great service and we were happily waited by Joel, he was polite and friendly. Good amount of seating both outside and inside. All the employees had to wear masks which me and my family loved. Acme is also a eco friendly restaurant with paper straws and reusable cups. Great food, great service, great seating, what more could you want. A+ overall Follow me if you are interested in Roswell GA food, Isle palms SC food, Marietta food, and Hilton Head SC food.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic as usual, I have eaten at acme for years and have never had a bad experience or meal every dish has been delicious . Travis our waiter was outstanding as usual and took our dining experience to a new level.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family comes here every time we vacation in IOP and we love it! The food and the service alike are spectacular! The grit fries are amazing.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were set quickly and where we asked to sit, Garrett was very pleasant, engaged and timely with all things for a great meal. The meal was super flavorful we enjoyed it all and Thank you Garett!

Date of visit: September 2021
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30 September 2021|
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They close from 3 PM to 4:30 PM and then reopen for dinner until 10:00 PM
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Staff is extremely helpful and accommodating. I personally have not had to handle these type of restrictions it from what I have seen there I would imagine they would make the needed adjustments. You could always... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Acme Lowcountry Kitchen

Yes, Acme Lowcountry Kitchen offers takeaway services.

Yes, Acme Lowcountry Kitchen is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Acme Lowcountry Kitchen is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4