Red’s Ice House

Mt. Pleasant. 98 Church St. 388-0003

Popular Shem Creek bar Red’s Ice House is facing some tough times, as they’re currently in the midst of a $20 million lawsuit with The Landing over their refusal to sell the building back to previous owner Richard Coen. With the outcome of that case unknown, readers showed their support by voting Red’s not only Best Waterfront but Best Mt. Pleasant Bar as well, beating out challengers the Village Tavern, Art’s, and Vickery’s. Maybe it’s the boat dock or the jovial regulars, but it’s probably the happy hour sunsets over Shem Creek that keep this institution ever popular. Drive in or tie up on the dock — Red’s serves ’em cold, hopefully for years to come.

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