Fodor's Expert Review The Wreck of the Richard and Charlene

$$$$ Mount Pleasant and Vicinity Seafood Fodor's Choice

At first glance, the odd name appears to refer to this waterfront restaurant's exterior, topped off with a shabby screened-in porch (in actuality, the Richard and Charlene was a trawler that slammed into the building during a hurricane in 1989). Located in the Old Village of Mount Pleasant, the kitchen serves up Southern tradition on a plate: boiled peanuts, fried shrimp, and stone-crab claws. The best option is the most expensive—the mixed seafood platter with fried flounder, shrimp, oysters, and scallops. Get here early, as the place shuts down by 8 or 9 each night.

Seafood Historical Views Casual Dinner Fodor's Choice Family $$$$

Quick Facts

106 Haddrell St.
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina  29464, USA


Known For:
  • Generous platters of fried seafood
  • Old-school ambience right on the shrimp docks
  • Boiled peanuts served at every table
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: No lunch

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