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Comment Archives: Locations: Restaurants: Seafood

Re: “Shem Creek Bar and Grill

WTF is up with this place (last 2 comments)

Posted by zigzag on March 31, 2010 at 7:39 AM

Re: “Shem Creek Bar and Grill

The owner and the management of this establishment completely disrespected a large group of my friends when they went there yesterday to have some drink later in the evening. The managers said to them: Your 'kind' is disrupting Mount Pleasant and the only reason you are in this country is because my father fought in the war. This was one of many comments made to my friends (the group consisted of varying cultures of young people who just wanted to have a good time) before RUDELY kicking them out. Comments were made about gays being in allowed in the military and so forth. When I went there again to file a complaint, the owner told me to GET OUT NOW after finding out what my complaint was about. They threatened to call the COPS on me because I was inquiring about their rude and disrespectful behavior. I was not hostile and didnt come there to discuss anything or prove a point, I just wanted to talk to the manager. The male GM basically made me back out of there while continuing to threaten me and then verbally assualted me outside with random comments that completely were unneccesarry. This place is a dump in general and this just makes it intolerable. Please do not go eat there and give them your money because they obviously have no respect for people...who are all well educated and contributors to this economy in many great ways. Majority of them are either in the Air Force or work for the federal government...so how is it that WE DO NOT BELONG THERE??????

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Posted by Karina A on March 29, 2010 at 6:28 PM

Re: “Fish

Wife & I were terribly disappointed during a recent visit. Dim sum arrived cold and kind of rubbery. Salad and and fish entree were extremely salty. We won't go back.

Posted by mrmarx on March 18, 2010 at 2:57 PM

Re: “Buddy Roe's Shrimp Shack

I have been a fan of Ronnie's and Kim's for many years. The food and music is wonderful. This is the most laid back place in Mt. Pleasant. I like the fact that it is for the middle age crowd. I have never met anyone in Buddy Roe's out of line. Everyone seems to enjoy each other's company. You will leave there meeting new friends and when you go back you feel right at home.

Love this place!!!!!

Jeannie

Posted by sjdcraft@gmail.com on March 17, 2010 at 8:20 PM

Re: “Acme Lowcountry Kitchen

No stars, just a comment. I just get the feeling that ACME is run like it's more a hobby than a business. It's a bike ride for me so I'll be back. If I had to get in a car, I wouldn't be back. I'll just manage my expectations a little better.

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Posted by OnTheMark on March 13, 2010 at 6:38 PM

Re: “Morgan Creek Grill

Great place for a sunset dinner. Better in the off season, but that goes for most places in the chs area. Have dinner then head upstairs for a drink and take in the sunset. Food was good and service great.

Posted by I Like Food! on March 7, 2010 at 2:17 AM

Re: “Fish

Fish is one of the very fine restaurants in the Upper King Design District. Master French Chef Nico Romo's preparation and presentation are second to none in Charleston. The ambiance of the recently re-decorated restaurant and bar is elegant and sophisticated and the wine selections are appropriate, affordable and described in detail by the wait staff.

Posted by GHBUCKS on March 4, 2010 at 11:14 AM

Re: “Acme Lowcountry Kitchen

WOW! Recently went to Acme on a Thursday night, had no idea they served all you can eat crab legs. Figured for 19.99, why not? I was really surprised. The snow crab legs they served were GIANTS! Not the little tiny legs you get at most restaurants like Red Lobster and Joe's Crab Shack. I could easily crack these with my hands and the entire section of meat came right out. Did not even need the little fork. Service was good, prices were good, only had water to drink. I will be going back, no questions asked.

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Posted by Snoova on February 17, 2010 at 6:19 PM

Re: “Bowens Island Restaurant

I doubt that Bowens Island takes reservations.

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Posted by Guy on February 6, 2010 at 10:38 AM

Re: “Bowens Island Restaurant

We love this place so much. Robert and his crew really make you feel right at home with his southern charm. The food is the best and the atmosphere ....well you have to see it to believe it! Be sure to make a reservation and don't miss the opportunity to dine like the "locals"...

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Posted by kdtragesser on February 6, 2010 at 10:07 AM

Re: “Fish

Yeah, and be sure to mention the arrival of a new chef by name.

Posted by westash on February 1, 2010 at 6:46 PM

Re: “Fish

I love how it's painfully obvious that the restaurant had a meeting and asked everyone to write a good review. Either that or they asked some regular customers to do so. The place doesn't get but a small handful of reviews in a year and all of a sudden 5 star reviews abound within a matter of days.

Posted by foolz on February 1, 2010 at 3:06 PM

Re: “Fish

The food and service at Fish are excellent. I really enjoy sitting at the bar with a few friends and enjoying their dim sum. I also enjoy "the mercy of the chef" which is offered on Tuesdays for $25. It is three courses created by the chef for you. I have had it twice now and both times have been very happy.

Posted by cornbread on February 1, 2010 at 11:53 AM

Re: “Water's Edge

The cabana bar is a great place for enjoying a cold beer or nice glass of wine. I really enjoy the atmosphere, the staff, and the food. They have recently started half-priced appetizers during happy hour which allows me to get my favorites like mussels, crab bruschetta, and oysters without breaking the bank.

Posted by cornbread on February 1, 2010 at 11:38 AM

Re: “Pearlz

Absolutely the best raw oysters anywhere! I love PEARLZ! My mouth is watering just thinking about the food! Can't wait till my next visit.

Posted by betsters on January 27, 2010 at 6:22 PM

Re: “Charleston Crab House

Four words: soft-shell crab sandwich.

Posted by Yankee Tourist on January 19, 2010 at 2:16 PM

Re: “Hyman's Seafood

We give Hyman's a solid three. Had dinner there twice last weekend even after hearing y'all run the place down. OK it's an overmarketed tourist trap with a deceptively central location, OK our upstairs table hadn't been cleaned before we were shown to it once (but they were repeatedly apologetic about it), OK the "rare" seared tuna was overdone, OK the ubiquitous boiled peanuts get cold too quickly, OK there are too many duplicate photos of celebs on the walls, OK I can see how one would tire of taking out-of-town visitors there. But what they do is done well; they mix a mean dry Manhattan; and my wife, a big fan of shrimp and/or crab grits, pronounced the Carolina Delight the best such dish she's ever had. Twice. So lay off 'em a little, y'all hear?

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Posted by Yankee Tourist on January 19, 2010 at 2:14 PM

Re: “Fish

FISH has become one of my favorite restaurants in Charleston. Each and every time I dine with them, my expectations are met and surpassed, something that rarely happens on a consistent basis with any restaurant.
The staff understands the meaning of customer service, their prices very affordable and the food absolutely amazing! I look forward to each new season of their menus. The tuna tartare has to be the best in Charleston, and believe it or not, the ribeye steak is one of best I have had lately. If you haven't tried FISH since the renovation and arrival of Executive Chef Nico Romo, you are doing yourself a disservice.

Posted by sullygal on January 17, 2010 at 10:24 PM

Re: “Fish

FISH has become one of my favorite restaurants in Charleston. Each and every time I dine with them, my expectations are met and surpassed, something that rarely happens on a consistent basis with any restaurant.
The staff understands the meaning of customer service, their prices very affordable and the food absolutely amazing! I look forward to each new season of their menus. The tuna tartare has to be the best in Charleston, and believe it or not, the ribeye steak is one of best I have had lately. If you haven't tried FISH since the renovation and arrival of Executive Chef Nico Romo, you need to put it on your list...

Posted by sullygal on January 17, 2010 at 10:23 PM

Re: “Fish

I LOVE FISH!!!!! The staff is so nice and the food has been terrific EVERY SINGLE TIME! The servers are well informed and very pleasant. My husband and I love to go there for a terrific meal without the stuffy atmosphere and prices of other downtown restaurants. Ps- those ice cream sandwiches are AMAZING. They make food people people like to eat! People like ice cream!

Posted by 23park on January 16, 2010 at 4:07 PM
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