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"We have not had service this good in a long time. Thank you."
--G. Moody

Gilligan's Seafood Restaurants

 We are working hard to get our Johns Island location back up and running after the fire. We hope to see you there soon!



"Simply Simple Seafood-

That's Shrimply Delicious!" 



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Celebrating 20 Years!

Thank you for 20 great years!
It has truly been our pleasure to serve you for 20 years and counting! This June marks our 20th year since opening our doors here in the Lowcountry in 1991. We have been so fortunate to have your continued and loyal patronage. It has been a joy to meet our customers and experience your celebrations with you! We have been privileged to host weddings, birthdays, graduations, reunions and more. Please accept our most sincere thanks for your business and memories! The Gilligan's family looks forward to serving you and your family for many more years! Check out the Specials tab for an anniversary special available the entire month of June! And don't forget the hushpuppies!


It's Our Privilege to Serve Your Seafood!
We've worked hard to build our reputation as fine family restaurants by serving the freshest seafood and other ingredients available in a family friendly, casual atmosphere. From our fresh seafood to special children's meals and a warm, welcoming staff, our goal is to provide you with an unforgettable dining experience.

We think we have the best employees in the world, but we're only human and sometimes mistakes are made. If you have a problem, no matter how small, please let us know immediately so that we can correct it to your satisfaction. Our Comment Cards are one way we make sure we continue to serve your best interests, so we hope that you'll fill yours out and give it to the hostess before you leave, or E-Mail comments back to us. The entire staff of managers, chefs, hostesses, and servers is pleased to have you and your family join us for a great meal. If you're a local resident we invite you to make Gilligan's your favorite neighborhood restaurant, and if you're visiting, we hope to welcome you back to the South Carolina Lowcountry real soon!

Friends Don't Let Friends Eat Imported Shrimp

Gilligan's is committed to supporting Local Shrimpers by serving 100% DOMESTIC WILD-CAUGHT SHRIMP in all of our locations whenever possible. One of our primary goals is to serve our customers the best tasting and freshest shrimp possible. We will not serve imported shrimp.We hope that you will sit back and enjoy, in our opinion, the best shrimp around. LOCAL SHRIMP.

Sustainable Seafood Initiative Platinum Partner

Our menus have received a Platinum Partner certification based on the sustainability of our seafood products. Shrimp, flounder, clams and oysters are just a few examples here at Gilligan's that the South Carolina Aquarium deems sustainable through their Sustainable Seafood Initiative. We make every effort to obtain seafood from sustainable and, as often as possible, local and domestic sources. In addition, we agree to not serve or sell Chilean sea bass, orange roughy and imported shark because of concerns regarding the status of these species in the wild. Help sustain our local seafood by asking for and ordering sustainable products at your local grocery store and when dining out.

Lowcountry Local First

Gilligan's is a proud member of Lowcounty Local First. This organization is comprised of independent, locally owned businesses from right here in the Lowcountry. It is an alliance that educates the public on the importance of supporting our local economy, and encourages businesses and consumers to be environmentally sustainable and socially responsible. For every $100 spent at a locally owned business $45 goes back into our community vs. only $14 from a national chain store. It creates more jobs, helps the environment and fosters better service. Show the Lowcountry that you believe in the Lowcountry, and support your locally owned businesses. Charleston wouldn't be the unique and wonderful city that it is without businesses like ours.

Oyster Shell Recycling

We have teamed up with the SC Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) to help conserve South Carolina's oyster beds by instituting an oyster shell recycling program in all of our restaurants to help sustain the growth and propagation of local oysters. Every shell Gilligan's recycles over the course of the winter will be replanted by DNR back into the estuarine environment, replenishing and enhancing the State's oyster resource. When eating local oyster clusters at any of our restaurants, your server will bring a green recycling bucket to your table to dump your shells into. We invite you to help us in our efforts to conserve our local oyster beds.

Think Gilligan's for Your Next Event

Take the stress out of your next event and let us do the work for you! Party platters are a great addition to any get together and we have a number of different options. Plus, all of our locations have private banquet rooms. Create your own menu or let us come up with one for you. We even cater events and Island Porch, our banquet facility on Johns Island is here for your use. Call or stop by your neighborhood Gilligan's today for more information!