The sea has fed the people of Bulls Bay Historic Passage for thousands of years. This tradition continues today, and the area is prevalent with seafood markets and local eateries that serve fresh ingredients that come straight from the docks! Here's a few spots we recommend to really taste the flavor of McClellanville.
22 Oak Street, McClellanville
Carolina Seafood Market is a year-round stop for commercial fishermen, making it one of the freshest places to stop and grab your local seafood including fish, oysters, crabs & more.
Livingston's Bulls Bay Seafood
631 Morrison Street, McCellanville
Livingston's has 13 boats catching shrimp for wholesale, and they also offer farm-raised clams, oysters, and soft-shell crabs in the spring. You can find their non-wholesale seafood at Mount Pleasant's Whole Foods Market.
10030 Highway 17 North, McClellanville
This family owned-and-operated restaurant plus catering service has been serving up southern cuisine for over twenty years. Known for their fried crabs and fresh seafood buffet, you can't go wrong at Buckshot's!
9905 N Highway 17, McClellanville
This diner is the ultimate local seafood joint, serving up the freshest ingredients for both breakfast and brunch!
4808 North Highway 17, Awendaw
Once a general store in the 1920s, Sewee Restaurant has been serving up their famous southern-style seafood and sides for more than a decade. Voted one of the best roadside diners by Southern Living, Sewee Restaurant will not disappoint.
T.W. Graham & Co.
810 Pinckney Street, McClellanville
Serving locals and visitors for over ten years, T.W. Graham & Co. is a staple in the heart of downtown McClellanville. They are famous for the fresh local baby clams, fried green tomatoes, and key lime pie.
Blue Crab Festival
Every fall, the town serves up crabs by the bucket during the annual Awendaw Blue Crab Festival. There's also southern fare of other sorts like fried fish, chicken drummettes, Frogmore stew, and the traditional hot dogs and hamburgers. Vendors are always on site offering handmade crafts and local items throughout the day.
Lowcountry Shrimp Festival
A local celebration dating back over 30 years, the Annual Lowcountry Shrimp Festival kicks off every first Saturday in May. Festivities begin with the Blessing of the Fleet and plenty of shrimp and live music to enjoy on the edge of the beautiful Jeremy Creek at the Robert E. Ashley boat landing.
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