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  • 39 Rue de Jean French
    39 John Street, Charleston, SC 29403
    843-722-8881, Housed in a two-story, circa 1880 brick warehouse, 39 Rue de Jean is a refined French cafe and bar that serves classic brasserie cuisine. more info  map

  • 82 Queen Restaurant Regional Cuisine
    82 Queen Street, Charleston, SC 20401
    843-723-7591, One of the best dining establishments in Charleston, the exquisite 82 Queen features 11 elegant dining areas, an award-winning wine list, a picturesque garden courtyard... more info  map

  • Aaron's Deli Delis & Sandwich Shops
    213 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-723-6000, You'll enjoy great food and wonderful deli sandwiches at this deli that also offers charbroiled items, fresh soups, delicious desserts, lite menu items, and a children's... more info  map

  • Al Di La Italian
    25 Magnolia Road, Charleston, SC 29407
    843-571-2321, Open for dinner, and featuring an extensive menu including authentic pasta dishes and pizzas. The lounge features a sleek wine bar and much more. more info  map

  • Amen Street Fish & Rawbar Seafood
    205 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-853-8600, Providing "the best of lowcountry cooking and cuisine," Amen Street Fish & Rawbar offers a variety of seafood dishes, including oysters, clams and shrimp, fresh fish and... more info  map

  • Andolini's Pizza Pizza
    6610 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston, SC 29406
    843-266-PIES (7437), New York-style pizza is prepared at Andolini’s Pizza's five locations. more info

  • Anson Restaurant Seafood
    12 Anson Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-577-0551, A down-home, contemporary fresh seafood restaurant that specializes in fresh seafood caught daily in the Charleston waters plus serves delicious cashew crusted grouper,... more info  map

  • Artisan Meat Share Delis & Sandwich Shops
    33 Spring Street, Charleston, SC 29403
    843-641-7299, Meat plates, sandwiches, salads, sides, boxed lunches, and more. more info

  • Athens Restaurant and Grill Greek
    1939 Maybank Highway, Charleston, SC 29412
    843-795-0957, A wonderfully traditional Greek eatery that serves an array of homemade, mouthwatering Greek cuisine including Greek pizzas, Greek chicken, vegetarian specialties,... more info  map

  • Basico Mexican & Southwestern
    4399 McCarthy Street, North Charleston, SC 29405
    843-471-1670, A taqueria specializing in seasonal fare, including tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas and chicken tortilla soup; that is locally grown and produced. more info

  • Blossom Cafe Cafes
    171 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-722-9200, All of the innovate American dishes with an Italian influence at this charming cafe are made with only the finest imported ingredients, fresh local seafood, and regional... more info  map

  • Bocci's Italian Restaurant Italian
    158 Church Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-720-2121, Featuring several small, quaint, and romantic dining rooms, this local favorite restaurant serves an array of authentic Italian specialties including fresh pastas,... more info  map

  • Bowens Island Restaurant Seafood
    1870 Bowens Island Road, Charleston, SC 29412
    843-795-2757, Bowens Island Restaurant is well-known for is locally harvested oysters, fried shrimp, hushpuppies, Frogmore stew, cold beer, and fabulous river, marsh, island, and... more info

  • Bubba Gump Shrimp Company Seafood
    99 South Market Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-723-5665, Filled with authentic Forrest Gump movie memorabilia, props, and pictures, this unique and fun restaurant specializes in fresh seafood and offers items on the menu such... more info  map

  • Butcher & Bee Delis & Sandwich Shops
    1085 Morrison Drive, Charleston, SC 29403
    843-619-0202, Using the finest local ingredients, Butcher & Bee's sandwiches are prepared using time-honored techniques. more info

  • Cajun Kountry Kitchen Cafe Creole & Cajun
    1382 B Remount Road, Charleston, SC 29406
    843-225-5591, This restaurant offers a fusion of Cajun Creole, Southern, Soul Food, and Country cuisines. They serve the best from all the southern states of the US.  more info

  • California Dreaming American
    1 Ashley Point Drive, Charleston, SC 29407
    843-766-1644, Overlooking the scenic Ashley River, this extraordinary restaurant resembles an 1800's fort from the Civil War era and serves delicious home style American cuisine daily... more info  map

  • Callie's Hot Little Biscuit Southern
    476 1/2 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
    843-737-5159, Award-winning biscuits are made-by-hand with only the finest ingredients. "Pimento cheese sandwiches, and a range of other delicious and locally inspired breakfast,... more info

  • Carolina's Eclectic
    10 Exchange Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-724-3800, A variety of mouthwatering, homestyle, eclectic American cuisine is served at this upscale restaurant that is open nightly for dinner. Signature dishes include local... more info  map

  • Charleston Crab House Seafood
    145 Wapoo Creek Drive, Charleston, SC 29412
    843-795-1963, The only restaurant offering dining on the intracoastal waterway, this restaurant serves generous portions of your favorite seafoods and is famous for their crabpuppies,... more info  map

  • Charleston Grill Regional Cuisine
    224 King Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-577-4522, Open nightly from 5:30 p.m., Charleston Grill's regularly-changing menu is divided into four categories: Pure, Lush, Southern, and Cosmopolitan. more info  map

  • Chick's Fry House American
    1011 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
    843-203-4871, "Chick’s Fry House is committed to using sustainably-raised proteins that are 100% hormone and antibiotic-free." more info

  • Circa 1886 Southern
    149 Wentworth Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-853-7828, Situated in the gardens behind the Wentworth Mansion and housed in an elegantly restored, historic carriage house, this beautiful restaurant serves a succulent array of... more info  map

  • Coast Bar & Grill Seafood
    39-D John Street , Charleston, SC 29403
    843-722-8838, Coast Bar & Grill serves "Charleston's freshest seafood." more info

  • Cork Neighborhood Bistro Bistro
    1067 East Montague Avenue, North Charleston, SC 29405
    843-225-CORK (2675), "Charleston's first truly sustainably built restaurant," Cork Neighborhood Bistro's "menu is both locally and seasonally inspired and changes regularly based on local,... more info

  • Crescent Connection, The Creole & Cajun
    1910 East Montague Avenue, Charleston, SC 29455
    843-529-0777, An authentic New Orleans-style restaurant in South Carolina. They specialize in New Orleans Cajun flare and personalized catering. more info

  • Cru Cafe Regional Cuisine
    18 Pinckney Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-534-2434, In a classic 18th century Charleston single-style home, Cru Cafe is "Charleston's home to some of the best gourmet comfort food in the Lowcountry." more info

  • Cypress Lowcountry Grille Regional Cuisine
    167 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-727-0111, Open nightly for dinner, this restaurant specializes in a signature menu filled with fresh interpretations of classic Lowcountry cuisine, as well as an extensive... more info  map

  • Daily, The Coffee Shops
    652-B King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
    843-619-0151, Coffee from Stumptown, cold-pressed juice, wine, beer, breakfast sandwiches, pastries, breads, and grab-and-go provisions. more info

  • Edmund's Oast Brew Pubs
    1081 Morrison Drive, Charleston, SC 29403
    843-727-1145, "The philosophy behind the food is to be authentic without being pretentious and to deliver the comforts of thoughtfully sourced food that is inspired by the beverages... more info  map

  • Fiery Ron's Home Team BBQ - West Ashley Bar-B-Que
    1205 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29407
    843-225-7427, "Fiery Ron’s Home Team BBQ combines traditional processes and techniques of classical cuisine with the simplicity of comfort food, BBQ, and Southern fare." Only... more info

  • FIG Bistro
    232 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-805-5900, FIG serves a "seasonally inspired menu," which changes nightly depending on what the local farms and fishing boats have available. more info  map

  • Fish Restaurant Seafood
    442 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
    843-722-3456, Innovative Lowcountry seafood is the specialty at this unique restaurant that is located in an 1837 Charleston single style home and features a seasonal menu of fresh... more info  map

  • Fleet Landing Seafood
    186 Concord Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-722-8100, Waterfront dining establishment on the harbor, at the foot of the City Market, serving classic and contemporary Southern seafood cuisine, prepared with sustainable... more info

  • Fulton Five Italian
    5 Fulton Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-853-5555, Seasonal traditional northern Italian cuisine and selections with a modern twist, prepared using only the freshest, quality local ingredients, are served at Fulton Five. more info  map

  • Gaulart & Maliclet French Cafe French
    98 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-577-9797, Casual and chic restaurant that is known locally as "Fast and French" and serves a full menu of French and Continental dishes with items available including fresh... more info  map

  • Gilligan's Seafood Restaurants Seafood
    14 North Market Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-853-2244, Well known in the Charleston area for serving local seafood in a laid back, casual atmosphere. With over 15 years of experience, and a recipient of 9 Best of Awards,... more info  map

  • Glass Onion, The Southern
    1219 Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC 29407
    843-225-1717, Mid-scale, moderately priced comfort food inspired by the rural South, New Orleans and the Lowcountry is prepared at The Glass Onion. Prepared using as many local, all... more info

  • Griffon, The Sports Bars & Pubs
    18 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-723-1700, Menu selections prepared at The Griffon include nachos, homemade chili, fried buffalo shrimp, salads, wings, burgers, and sandwiches. A nice selection of draft and... more info

  • Grill 225 Steaks & Chops
    225 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-266-4222, Open for lunch and dinner, Grill 225 is "Charleston's premier steak house." Featuring 100% USDA Prime Beef, Grill 225's beef selections are hand-selected and wet-aged... more info  map

  • Grocery Charleston, The American
    4 Cannon Street, Charleston, SC 29403
    843-302-8825, Open for dinner Tuesday through Sunday, and Sunday brunch, The Grocery features the creations of Chef/Owner, Kevin Johnson. The menu highlights seasonal ingredients from... more info  map

  • Halls Chophouse Steaks & Chops
    434 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
    843-727-0090, This premier, family steakhouse restaurant serves the finest freshest USDA prime steaks and meat, fresh sustainable local seafood dishes, veal, pork, roasted chicken,... more info

  • Hank's Seafood Restaurant Seafood
    10 Hayne Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-723-FISH (3474), Housed in a turn-of-the-century warehouse overlooking the Charleston City Market, Hank's Seafood Restaurant recreates a classic Charleston fish house with an old... more info  map

  • High Cotton Maverick Bar & Grill Southern
    199 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-724-3815, Open nightly for dinner, this lively, first-class restaurant features high ceilings, hand-made brick walls, heart pine floors, wide-bladed ceiling fans and mahogany... more info  map

  • Hominy Grill Southern
    207 Rutledge Avenue, Charleston, SC 29403
    843-937-0930, "Charleston's favorite neighborhood restaurant," Hominy Grill, located in an 1897, three-story Charleston shotgun building, offers classic Southern specialties that are... more info  map

  • Husk Southern
    76 Queen Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-577-2500, James Beard Award-winning Chef Sean Brock's Husk's menu changes daily and is driven by the market. more info

  • Hyman's Seafood and Aaron's Deli Seafood
    215 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-723-6000, Surrounded by floors of heart pine, old English bricks with the original oyster mortar, and a wrought iron staircase, Hyman's is well known in the area for its fresh... more info  map

  • Il Cortile Del Re Restaurant and Trattoria Italian
    193 King Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-853-1888, Authentic Italian entrees, appetizers, wines, and desserts are served at this local hot spot. more info  map

  • Indaco Italian
    526 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
    843-727-1228, Rustic Italian flavors fill the airy, modern space at Indaco, Upper King Street's newest dining spot. Chef Michael Perez's menu features wood-fired pizza, house made... more info  map

  • Jestine's Kitchen Southern
    251 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-722-7224, A wide range of delicious Southern favorites are served at this fun restaurant. Menu selections include fried seafood, fried green tomatoes, meat loaf, Low Country... more info  map

  • Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q Bar-B-Que
    288 King Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-577-0406, Hickory-smoked barbeque ribs, pork, chicken, brisket, and sausage are prepared at Jim 'N Nick's. more info

  • La Fourchette French
    432 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
    843-722-6261, The selections as this French bistro-style restaurant are insanely delicious. Cassoulet, mussels, beef tenderloin, pate, and pommes frites are just some of the many... more info  map

  • LongHorn Steakhouse Steaks & Chops
    7250 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston, SC 29406
    843-863-0310, Fresh steaks, chicken and seafood. more info  map

  • Macintosh, The Southern
    479-B King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
    843-789-4299, The Macintosh serves homegrown cuisine, "rooted in the spirit of the Southern palate." more info  map

  • Magnolia's Restaurant Southern
    185 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-577-7771, Accents of this lovely restaurant include high ceilings, stunning paintings, and pine floors. An array of creative, contemporary Low Country fare is prepared by pioneer... more info  map

  • Marie's Diner Southern
    5646 F Rivers Avenue, Charleston, SC 29406
    843-554-1250, This is a traditional home cooking sit-down buffet diner. more info

  • Martha Lou's Kitchen Southern
    1068 Morrison Drive, Charleston, SC 29403
    843-577-9583, As seen in Southern Living and on the Travel Channel, such menu selections as fried chicken, pork chops, fish, lima beans, collard greens, and mac & cheese are what... more info

  • McCrady’s Restaurant Southern
    2 Unity Alley, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-577-0025, McCrady’s menu features inventive cuisine, prepared with fresh ingredients from local farms and purveyors. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and... more info  map

  • Mercato Italian
    102 North Market Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-722-6393, This casual, yet elegant restaurant features a wonderful menu which includes Italian and American favorites like thin crust pizzas and steaks. Don't miss the incredible... more info  map

  • Meritage Eclectic
    235 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-723-8181, The Meritage offers an all appetizer menu. This idea is a century-old Spanish concept, called Tapas. The menu contains a sampling of many International cuisines,... more info  map

  • Middleton Place Restaurant Regional Cuisine
    4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29414
    843-556-6020 ext. 118, For a unique dining experience, Middleton Place Restaurant offers Lowcountry cuisine served on one of the South's most historic plantations. Regional favorites such as... more info  map

  • Minero Restaurant Mexican & Southwestern
    153-B East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29405
    843-789-2241, "James Beard award-winning Chef Sean Brock offers a collection of dishes inspired by the flavors and culture of Mexico." more info

  • Mixson Market Cafes
    4338 McCarthy Street, North Charleston, SC 29405
    843-471-2850, Mixson Market features gourmet coffee, artisanal sandwiches, craft beer, wine, and creative housewares and gifts. Indoor and outdoor café seating is available. more info

  • Noisy Oyster Seafood Restaurant Seafood
    24 North Market Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-723-0044, Visit the Noisy Oyster for some of the best seafood in Charleston. They are proud that they have been locally owned and operated since 1992. Serving you at three... more info

  • North Towne Greek Restaurant Greek
    2093 Eagle Landing Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29406
    843-863-1001, Greek statues and greenery adorn this family style restaurant that serves a wide variety of Greek and Italian cuisine in a very quiet and very romantic atmosphere. ... more info  map

  • Ordinary, The Seafood
    544 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
    843-414-7060, A Southern seafood hall and oyster bar located in an old bank in Charleston, South Carolina, The Ordinary's menu "celebrates the “merrior” of the Coastal... more info

  • Oyster House on Market Seafood
    35 South Market Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-723-1151, Enjoy fresh seafood, lowcountry favorites, cocktails crafted from local ingredients, and more at Oyster House on Market. more info  map

  • Paisano's Pizza Grill Pizza
    1798 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29407
    843-818-4969, Two best friends share the passion for eating, drinking, and making pizzas: full of fresh ingredients and bubbling cheese on a homemade crust. With menu items ranging... more info  map

  • Pearlz Oyster Bar Seafood
    153 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-577-5755, An eclectic oyster bar serving the very best in fresh seafood, including an assorted raw shellfish, local seafood, Lowcountry recipes, and regional favorites. The raw... more info  map

  • Peninsula Grill Contemporary
    112 North Market Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-723-0700, A Mobil Four-Star and AAA Four-Diamond fine dining restaurant offering a menu full of fabulously creative, "haute" cuisine that includes delicious steaks, chops, fish,... more info  map

  • Poogan's Porch Regional Cuisine
    72 Queen Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-577-2337, Dine in a wonderfully decorated Victorian home at this lovely restaurant that specializes in authentic Lowcountry and Southern cuisine with your choice of dining options... more info  map

  • Queen Anne's Revenge American
    160 B Fairchild Street, Charleston, SC 29492
    843-216-6868, Dedicated to the authentic history of Piracy, this unique restaurant, pub, and Pirate Museum is filled with the most significant display of authentic Pirate artifacts in... more info  map

  • Robert's of Charleston Restaurant French
    182 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29403
    843-577-7565, Enjoy a romantic dining experience at this unique restaurant that serves luxurious, gourmet five course dinners that may include chateaubriand, scallop mouse, smoked... more info  map

  • Rutledge Cab Co. American
    1300 Rutledge Avenue, Charleston, SC 29403
    843-720-1440, "Rutledge Cab Company is Charleston’s place to eat, drink and be comfortable." Breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu selections prepared include eggs benedict,... more info

  • Saffire Restaurant and Lounge Eclectic
    170 Lockwood Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29403
    843-723-3000, The bold flavors of Saffire's seasonally inspired menu reflect a belief in "the cuisine of today," which is healthy, eclectic, imaginative, unrestricted by ethnic... more info  map

  • Saffron Bakery Cafe American
    333 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-722-5588, Contemporary in design, this light and airy restaurant features a full service bakery and a gourmet gift section where you can buy great imported pastas and olive oils. ... more info  map

  • Sake House: Japanese Sushi & Steak House Japanese
    4952 Centre Pointe Drive, Suite 112, North Charleston, SC 29418
    843-566-8863, Fine Japanese, hibachi and sushi dishes, including traditional shrimp teriyaki, California rolls and chicken hibachi, are prepared at Sake House. more info

  • Slightly North of Broad Regional Cuisine
    192 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-723-3424, "An eclectic lowcountry bistro with contagious energy" that is open seven days a week. more info  map

  • Social American
    188 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-577-5665, Offering Charleston’s largest selection of wines by the glass, Social has become the preeminent wine bar of Charleston. Social is housed in a nineteenth century... more info  map

  • Spero New American
    616 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403
    843-203-3255, Focuses on small shared plates. more info

  • Starfish Grille Seafood
    101 East Artic Avenue, Charleston, SC 29439
    843-588-2518, Enjoy oceanfront dining on the Folly Pier while at this restaurant that specializes in fresh local and regional seafood plus serves an array of appetizers, pastas,... more info  map

  • Sticky Fingers Restaurant & Bar Bar-B-Que
    235 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-853-7427, The Lowcountry's Best Ribs, Wings and Barbecue! Sticky Fingers Restaurants have quickly made a name for themselves as having the best authentic Memphis-style ribs and... more info  map

  • Swamp Fox Restaurant and Bar Bistro
    387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-724-8888, Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, this unique bistro serves generous portions of real Southern dishes including Southern fried chicken, meatloaf, and deviled... more info  map

  • T Bonz Gill & Grill American
    80 North Market Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-577-2511, Featuring a very upbeat, pub style setting, this restaurant serves a variety of wholesome American favorites and is well known for their delicious, choice-aged, grained... more info  map

  • Tattooed Moose, The Sports Bars & Pubs
    1137 Morrison Drive, Charleston, SC 29403
    843-277-2990, "A laid back pub and sandwich shop with good beer, cheap beer, lots of shots, and a kitchen that's open 'til 1 a.m."  more info  map

  • Tommy Condon's Irish Pub & Seafood Restaurant Sports Bars & Pubs
    160 Church Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-577-3818, A genuine Irish style pub that also features a picturesque back dining room with items on the menu including corned beef on rye, fish and chips, Shepherd's Pie, potato... more info  map

  • Tristan Southern
    55 South Market Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-534-2155, Enjoy an array of eclectic and creative Southern cuisine at this fine dining restaurant that also features an award-winning wine list with over 2,000 wines and... more info  map

  • Tristan Restaurant Contemporary
    10 Linguard Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-534-2155, "Simple. Modern. Unexpected." Relax in downtown Charleston's only contemporary restaurant, where refreshing cuisine is matched by a cool, modern vibe. Enjoy dishes... more info  map

  • Two Boroughs Larder American
    186 Coming Street, Charleston, SC 29403
    843-637-3722, As seen in such publications as Southern Living, Architectural Digest, Travel + Leisure and Charleston Magazine, Two Boroughs Larder features "dynamic, seasonal American... more info

  • Upstream Pacific Rim
    200 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401
    843-853-2550, One of Charleston's most popular dining destinations, this fine dining restaurant was designed by famed architect Dave Wagner and is filled with commissioned and... more info  map

  • Virginia's on King Regional Cuisine
    412 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
    843-735-5800, Virginia's on King specializes in upscale Lowcountry cuisine. more info

  • Xiao Bao Biscuit Asian
    224 Rutledge Avenue, Charleston, SC 29403
    Seasonal dishes from China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam are prepared at Xiao Bao Biscuit. more info

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