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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%
Travellers talk about
“tuna burger” (187 reviews)
“oysters” (445 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (80 reviews)
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
289 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-1620
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I decided to check out this restaurant when I read the lobster roll reviews. We were lucky that 2 seats were open around 4pm. Recommend to arrive before the dinner hour as there was a line later. Service was friendly and the lobster roll was...More

Thank BNoto
Reviewed 3 days ago

Everything on the menu was delicious with our favs being the lobster roll, ceviche and shrimp po'boy. The lobster roll was the perfect mix of a hot and cold roll. It was warm and buttery but also included elements of a cold lobster salad style...More

Thank Abbe M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Best place to dine in Charleston! Ate there multiple times. Excellent variety in oyster selection, great specials and an awesome lobster rolls. Worth the wait!

Thank RSmith1967
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A quaint and small restaurant that packs a great dining experience for those whom wait. Second time in Charleston and the first time I did not wait. Boy was I quick to err on that decision now that I’ve tried their delicious fare. Had Deer...More

Thank Dario M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

That food was amazingly good. The lobster roll and the scallop po’boy were to die for. If it’s too packed in there, get it to go!!

Thank kanikab
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The best oysters and lobster roll I’ve ever had, better than NYC, Boston, and Baltimore hands down. SC oysters are to die for

Thank Travis B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Let me start by saying that we are locals and 167 Raw USED TO BE our favorite restaurant in Charleston. We were loyal, repeat customers, regardless of the usual very long wait times for a seat in this tiny little place, but everything changed during...More

1  Thank Darlene L
JesseSandole, Owner at 167 Raw, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Darlene, I am very sorry to hear about your experience. If you would, please email me directly at dani@167raw.com. I would love the opportunity to further discuss this with you. Best Regards, Dani

Reviewed 1 week ago

I got the lobster roll and the scallop po boy. Both were amazing, only rant is they are pretty small portions. I could of ate 2 of each myself. But still out of this world good.

Thank Elijah G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I go about every other month or so with someone. Small so not good for larger than groups of 4. You almost always have to wait for a seat but worth it. I always get oysters here. Absolutely the best oysters In Town. No question....More

Thank Ty K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am writing this as we still sit at the bar at 167 Raw......it was that good that I couldn’t wait! My hubby and I both ordered the lobster roll and our awesome server Logan suggested to just trust him and consider splitting the lobster...More

Thank Dawn S
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16 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
9 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 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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