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Gilligan's Steamer & Raw Bar

160 Main Rd Ste A, Johns Island, SC 29455-3402
+1 843-766-2244
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“red rice” (16 reviews)
“hush puppies” (61 reviews)
“seafood” (42 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
160 Main Rd Ste A, Johns Island, SC 29455-3402
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our server and the whole staff were so nice. We were a large youth group that arrived later in the evening, and yet everyone was accommodating and even joked around with us. Thank you!

1  Thank Vanessa B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our experience tonight was terrible. The service was very bad. The restaurant is know for it's hush puppies. We had to wait 40 minutes before we were served any and that was only after bringing it to the manager's attention. It took another 20 minutes...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Our rental car shuttle driver at the airport recommended Gilligan's. Over our 10-day visit to South Carolina, the seafood we had here was the benchmark of all others; few matched it. The atmosphere is casual and welcoming with lots of light from the large windows....More

Thank tin_horn
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

And stopped for lunch. Glad we did! Steamed oysters, grilled scallops, fried shrimp and she crab soup...all tasty. And the fried okra was obviously fresh, hand battered, and tender. Hope to pass this way again!

Thank Connie P
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Dinner with family was very nice at this restaurant. I had the salmon which was excellent. Others had typical seafood. It was all very good. This place is a favorite for locals and tourists. Even though crowded on a Saturday night the staff were every...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The service was excellent. I had the Gilligan's Stew with boiled potatoes, sausage,steamed shrimp, onions and corn on the cob. The shrimp was fresh and everything had a good taste. The atmosphere was casual with a fully stocked bar and a friendly wait staff.

Thank Steve90210
Reviewed 29 May 2017

If you dined here years ago when it was starting to fade, I would urge you to give it another try. We dined here twice during a recent vacation. Both times the food was very good and the service was exceptional. Hubby had a low...More

Thank Bonita C
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Okay seafood restaurant, probably trades on its location as fairly close to Seabrook Island and Kiawah Island. Server was very pleasant and friendly. Ate dinner on Sunday night and the restaurant was perhaps one-third filled. Our table had the friend flounder filet, popcorn shrimp and...More

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Today I order take out for lunch . Spent 40.00 but the service was awful . I paid for my take out the server slammed my card down instead of placing them in my hand . When she walked up she didn't speak. Very rude...More

1  Thank sexualchocolate2984
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Flounder was terrible not fileted correctly so over half was black and too fishy tasting. Salad was just big leaves of bibb lettuce that was hard to cut in a too small bowl.Green beans were barely cooked no flavoring at all.Much better food at Captain...More

Thank Judith H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Main Rd Ste A, Johns Island, SC 29455-3402
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Johns Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-766-2244
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