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All Oyster lovers are in for a treat when visiting Charleston. The Holy City prides itself on its seafood, especially oysters. Presented in decorative ice dishes whether you prefer fried or on the half-shell, you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for.
Pearlz Oyster Bar
Enjoy a wide variety of oysters at this upscale oyster bar served on the half-shell, steamed, or southern-fried with blue cheese and buffalo sauce. You have to try their famous oyster shooters, a liquor shot with pepper vodka, an oyster, and cocktail sauce.
Rappahannock Oyster Bar
This fresh and inventive bar is home to some of the best oysters in the Lowcountry. Nestled in a 19th-century cigar factory along the Cooper River, with one of Charleston’s largest copper bars, Rappahannock is somewhere you don’t want to miss.
There’s a reason why this little hole-in-the-wall restaurant always has crowds of people lining up at its door. With a daily selection of mouthwatering fresh oysters, there’s no wonder this Charleston restaurant has been featured in “Southern Living Magazine” and “USA Today.”
Hanks has been named the best seafood restaurant in Charleston for 17 consecutive years. The renovated warehouse is modeled to give its customers a taste of the city’s port history and family roots. Be sure to try Hank’s crowd favorites: the Oyster Stew, the Seafood Tower, and Oysters Casino.
Leon’s Fine Poultry & Oysters
Located on upper King Street, this renovated gas station bar is a must stop when visiting Charleston. Choose from raw oysters, chargrilled oysters, and oysters casino. Pair your oyster selection with Leon’s house famous frose` or any of their signature cocktails on their large drink menu.
The Darling Oyster Bar
This oyster bar is located in the heart of downtown King Street in a restored, 115-year-old storefront. Their extensive raw bar is hard to beat, and their Sunday brunch is to die for. Start your Sunday off right with an oyster shooter to wash down your shrimp & grits and hushpuppies. It’s the perfect place to get your fix of good southern eating and seafood.