Discover a diverse range of dining options at Shem Creek restaurants, featuring delicious seafood, steaks, barbecue, and more! Enjoy creekside dining at many of these restaurants, or savor exceptional views of Shem Creek whether you choose to dine indoors or outdoors. Explore popular eateries like Red’s Ice House, Vickery’s, Tavern and Table, Water’s Edge, and Saltwater Cowboys, and experience for yourself why Shem Creek is a renowned global dining destination.
It is not uncommon to see porpoises, pelicans, and other wildlife while dining on Shem Creek. You can also see shrimp, crabbing, and fishing boats coming in with their catch of the day.
Shem Creek Restaurants on the Water
The following is a list of the Shem Creek restaurants on the water. There are other restaurants close to Shem Creek, but these restaurants are on the creek and feature outdoor or indoor dining with on Shem Creek.
Red’s Ice House
Red’s Ice House features excellent dining, views of the creek, and live music in the season. Their menu includes Hot Buffalo Chicken Dip, Smoked Wings, and Jalapeño Hush Puppies. Entrees include Lobster Mac and Cheese, Low Country Boil, and Fish and Chips.
Red’s offers indoor and outdoor dining. Open daily at 11 am. Lunch and Dinner available. Full Bar. See Red’s Ice House’s full menu. Voted Best Waterfront Bar, Mount Pleasant Bar, and Outdoor Patio by the Charleston City Paper.
Vickery’s Bar and Grill
Vickery’s Bar and Grill has been a mainstay of Shem Creek dining since 1999. Both indoor and outdoor dining are available. Vickery’s menu features delicious starters like Cajun Fried Crawfish Tails, Bourbon Shrimp, and Crab Hush Puppies. Entrees include Jambalaya, Cuban Black Bean Cakes, Blackened Grouper, and Fried Seafood Platters.
Vickery’s features a full bar. Charleston Living Magazine named them “Best Lunch Spot”. Open daily from 11 am until 9 pm. Happy Hour is Monday through Friday from 4 pm until 7 pm. Vickery’s Bar and Grill’s full menu.
Tavern and Table
Tavern and Table offers both lunch and dinner with dining outside on the creek or inside dining. Appetizers include Deep Fried Deviled Eggs, Dynamite Shrimp, and Fire Roasted Oysters. Brick oven Flat Breads are available. Entrees include Ahi Tuna Bowl, Shrimp and Grits and Beef Brisket Grilled Cheese.
Tavern and Table features a full bar. Open for Lunch and Dinner Monday through Saturday from 11 am until 11 pm. Also, Sunday hours are from 10 am until 11 am. Tavern and Tables full menus.
Water’s Edge Restaurant
Water’s Edge Restaurant offers dining with a view from the indoor dining room. The Cabana Bar does offer outdoor seating on the creek. Water’s Edge is open for both Lunch and Dinner. For appetizers try Flash Fried Calamari, Baked Crab and Spinach Dip, and Boom Shrimp. Dinner options include Smoked Salmon Pasta, Shrimp Scampi, and Filet Mignon.
Water’s Edge offers a full bar and an extensive selection of wines. Open daily from 11 am until 10 pm. Brunch is available on Sunday from 11 am until 3 pm. See Water’s Edge’s menu options.
Saltwater Cowboys has been on Shem Creek since 2017. Their menu features starters like Ahi Tuna Poke, Smoked Wings, and Fried Grouper Fingers. Entrees include House Smoked BBQ, Fried Seafood, Burgers and Sandwiches.
Saltwater Cowboys full bar includes beer, wine, cocktails, and frozen drinks. Indoor and Outdoor seating available. Open at 11 am Monday through Saturday and Sunday at 10 am for Lunch and Dinner. Saltwater Cowboy’s full menu.
Restaurant information is updated regularly.