The team behind Basic Projects is opening up its third concept with Sullivan’s Fish Camp at 2019 Middle Street on Sullivan’s Island. The space was previously home to Sullivan’s Seafood Restaurant, a family-run institution that shut its doors in 2020 after 32 years. Basic Projects owner/operators Ben and Kate Towill hope to bring Fish Camp forward into the next 30 years at that iconic spot.
The family-friendly restaurant brings a contemporary twist on nostalgic bites, serving sustainable seafood caught by Florida’s Day Boat, along with cocktails and cold drinks.
The food, prepared by chef Davis Hood, is inspired by Hood’s childhood, described as playful and perfect for the beach, with a focus on Southern ingredients from local farmers and fisherman to create new takes on Fish Camp classics like fried seafood baskets, bright crudos, daily oysters, First Jetty seafood towers and lobster rolls.
The drink menu, curated by bar manager Jordan Morton, is inspired by seaside cocktails and flavors, including 70s-style tiki drinks like mai tais and daiquiris, frozen Palomas and cold, refreshing beers.
There will also be a merch shack at the front of the restaurant to keep the beach vibes going with attire, totes, bottle openers and keychains.
Sullivan’s Fish Camp will open later this month for lunch and dinner daily.
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