• Dining in Historic Charleston

Dining, Upscale, Casual Coffee & Desserts on
the Charleston Downtown Peninsula


Historic downtown peninsula dining ... No matter your choice of meal, whether it be a light brunch or an elegant five-course dinner at one of the country's top restaurants, Charleston offers it all...and then some! You'll have your pick of traditional southern fare, fresh and local seafood, or gourmet cuisines with French, African, Spanish or Caribbean influences. Read up on restaurant reviews right here at Charleston's Finest to select the meal, atmosphere, and ambiance that you're looking for.

289 East Bay Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 579-4997
Fish Market and Oyster Bar. Open Monday - Saturday @ 11am. Closed Sunday.
No Reservations
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39 John Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 722-8881
French brasserie. Burgers, steaks, sushi, and salads. Indoor-outdoor patio seating. Lunch and Dinner Served. Bar open until 2:00 a.m., Sunday Brasserie Brunch. Outdoor Patio Dining. Private Group 130 ppl.
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492 King Street Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 203-6338
Portion sizes allow for tasting multiple items on the menu or cater to those looking for a progressive dining experience. The space offers varied seating options including a kitchen counter, community tables, intimate tables, as well as a courtyard for cocktails and mingling. The wine list is carefully crafted to offer something for every wine lover! Opens at 5pm serves Dinner Sunday-Saturday.
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82 Queen St. Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 723-7591
Lowcountry cuisine, she-crab soup, crab cakes, barbecue shrimp & grits. Garden Courtyard. Daily Lunch and Dinner. Sunday Brunch. Outdoor Courtyard Dining. Private Group 36 ppl.
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35 South Market Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 723-1151
Serving lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Semi private group up to 60 ppl. Private Group 32 ppl and outside patio for group of 30 ppl. A.W. Shucks offers all inclusive group meals.
For Group Reservations, please call (843) 723-1151
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213 Meeting Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 723-6000
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205 East Bay Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 853-8600
Specializing in a variety of seafood dishes such as oysters, clams, lobster, fresh fish, and raw bar. Daily Lunch. Dinner Nightly. Private Group 20 ppl.
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12 Anson St. Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-0551
Anson hopes to reopen in early November '15. Seafood, chops, light entrees, barbecue or cashew-crusted grouper, she crab soup, shrimp & grits. Dinner Nightly. Private Group 100 ppl.
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160 East Bay Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 577-2180
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630 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 577-5393
Barsa a Spanish tapas restaurant located on Upper King Street [the corner of King and Line Streets] serves everything from small plates to paellas perfect for any size group. Free parking, a courtyard for dining and cocktails, and have become a destination spot for those seeking fine wine and a locally sourced and seasonally inspired menu.
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460 King Street Charleston SC 29403
(843) 724-3490
Serves lunch and dinner. Basil is the realization of the lifelong dream of Henry and Chai Eang, brothers who immigrated to the United States from turbulent 1970s Cambodia. From speaking not a word of English, to creating award-winning dining experiences throughout the Carolinas, the duo has married hard work with passion to bring authentic Thai cuisine to their new home.
Reservations are not required.
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549 East Bay Street Charleston SC 29403
(843) 266-2437
Big (i.e. Bier) things are happening on the corner of East Bay and Chapel in Charleston, SC! Taps at your table and craft beer always on tap. Charleston's first high-tech Biergarten. Bavarian inspired-southern made cuisine, bier cocktails, wine, liquor, TV's, Outdoor Patio and a Bier Wall.
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324 King Street & 6 Vendue Range, Charleston SC 29401
(843) 743-5043
Daily fresh homemade gelato inspired by Belgian Chocolates.
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96 North Market Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 853-3888
Your favorite Ben & Jerry's ice cream.
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70 1/2 Beaufain Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 793-4402
Located in Charleston's historic Harleston Village neighborhood, you'll find a serene, almost colorless space without all that extra stuff: custom-built tables made from heart pine wood used in the construction of Charleston's oldest buildings, a stand-up bar with wrought iron stools, and a few black-and-white family photographs.
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171 East Bay Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 722-9200
Blossom serves American cuisine highlighting the Lowcountry's best seafood offering simple, clean dishes, featuring local, seasonal ingredients sourced from area fishermen and farmers. Lunch, Dinner, and Sunday Brunch. Private Group 140 ppl.
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102 North Market Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 722-6393
Brasserie Gigi serves food all day and into the night in a lively, casual French atmosphere. Join us daily for lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch prepared by Brasserie Gigi Executive Chef Frank McMahon. Lunch, Dinner, and Sunday Brunch. Private Group 70 ppl.
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40 Broad Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 853-8081
Wes puts together a very diverse menu. The Muffaletta is un-paralleled in the city and his Curry Chicken Salad is another top menu item. In addition, he loves to incorporate great Asian influences and, most importantly, the great Southern BBQ cooking he grew up eating.
Reservations are not required.
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99 S. Market Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 723-5665
Bubba Gump's is a small chain of seafood restaurants committed to providing a casual environment where everyone can enjoy a great meal and have some fun too. Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week. Serve groups up to 250 ppl.
Reservations are not required.
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120 King Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 722-6464
441 Meeting Street Suite E Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 300-3922
Bull Street Gourmet reinvents the concept of the neighborhood corner store by catering to the sophisticated tastes of today's diners. We sell gourmet food items, fresh vegetables, affordable wine and select micro- and macro-brewed beer. Our counter offers simple, delicious made-to-order sandwiches, salads and soups.
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14 N. Market Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 737-8700
Perfect for everyday dining or a special evening out, Burwell's Stone Fire Grill has stepped things up a notch. This is the first of the next generation of steakhouses... high energy, affordable and exceptional quality.
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654 King Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 619-0202
At Butcher & Bee, they lovingly craft sandwiches using time-honored preparation techniques using the finest local ingredients the region has to offer with an ever-changing menu both adventurous and familiar.
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1 Ashley Pointe Drive Charleston SC 29407
(843) 766-1644
Great food, fabulous view of the harbor and historic Charleston featuring a wrap-around deck & bar overlooking the Ashley River; accessibility for groups, and curbside to-go.
Call to book reservations (843) 766-1644
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103 Spring Street Charleston SC 29407
(843) 817-7311
Cannon Green provides an updated spin on entertaining. An inspired restaurant, elegant walled courtyard, and historic private event room for up to 225 guests make up this unique urban space that has been thoroughly renovated to expertly carry out all of your most important celebrations. Open Tuesday-Saturday from 5:00 - 11pm with dinner service starting at 5:30pm and brunch on Sunday from 11am-3pm.
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51 George Street & 188 Meeting Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 577-7757
The Caviar & Bananas experience is filled with a love of best-of-breed products, sourced locally and from around the globe. Our gourmet market and cafe is designed to indulge and gratify the five senses with all things gourmet. Bring an appetite. Bring a friend. Bon appetite. Open 7 days a week.
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224 King Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-4522
The menu, which changes regularly, is divided into four categories: Pure, Lush, Southern, and Cosmopolitan, each section beautifully reflecting its title, or allow the chef to create your own special tasting menu. Jazz Nightly. Dinner Nightly. Private Group 40 ppl.
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6 Payne Court Charleston SC 29403
(843) 579-3060
We are a pint-sized, convivial, neighborhood restaurant located in downtown Charleston, which features food & wine from Southern France, Northern Italy & Northern Spain. Lunch & Dinner Tuesday - Sunday 11:30am - 3:00pm & 5:30 pm - 10:30pm
Reservations not required.
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86 Society Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 965-5866
Specializing in crafting mouth-watering meals and providing superb customer service. Order online for delivery or pickup!
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149 Wentworth Street Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 853-7828
Drawing inspiration from classic Southern dishes and always highlighting what is local and in season, Executive Chef Marc Collins puts a healthful, distinctive spin on classic Lowcountry dishes. Menu changes seasonally. Dinner Mon-Sat. Private Group 38 ppl.
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141 North Market Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 853-7067
Locally owned business, counter culture coffee, friendly baristas, fresh breakfast and lunch daily!
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39-D John St. (behind 39 Rue de Jean Hutson Alley) Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 722-8838
Coast's chefs meet daily with local farmers and fishermen to procure the freshest seafood and produce in the Lowcountry. At the heart of the restaurant is the hickory and oak custom made wood burning grill, a feature you will only find at Coast. Dinner Nightly. Outdoor Patio Dining. Private Group 31 ppl.
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433 King Street Charleston SC 29403
(843) 853-8181
Baked fresh daily, cupcakes are concocted from the finest all-natural ingredients, like real vanilla beans, sweet cream butter, fresh fruit, and rich chocolate.
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18 Pinckney Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 534-2434
Cru Cafe is a culinary destination off the beaten path in in a classic 18th century Charleston single-style home. Cru Cafe and its award-winning Cru Catering division are consistently ranked as top eateries by locals and tourists alike. Open for Lunch and Dinner Tuesday - Saturday.
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167 East Bay Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 727-0111
Featuring items like dry aged beef from local MiBek Farms, sustainably caught Braised Carolina Wreckfish and Crisp Wasabi Tuna. Dinner Nightly. Private Group 140 ppl.
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229 St. Philip Street Charleston SC 29403
(843) 853-6337
If the pizza is good, and the beer is cold, people will come. We value our customers, we value quality ingredients, and we believe in delivering great pizza. Open 7 days a week.
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62 State Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 722-5650
Dixie's Lowcountry cuisine comes from generations of Holmes' family recipes. Local seasonal produce is used and as much as possible is made from scratch.
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1081 Morrison Drive Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 727-1145
Edmund Egan was an English-born brewer who came to Charleston in the 1760s and started producing beer soon after. He had great success and donated large amounts of money to the American Revolution, earning him the name "The Rebel Brewer". Oast is an old European term for a kiln used in the drying of hops. Together the two make the name Edmund's Oast.
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160 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 723-3446
East Bay Meeting House has something for everyone: Fresh baked pastries and a full espresso bar; breakfast and brunch every day; soups, salads and sandwiches in the afternoon and Happy Hour weekdays from 4-7. Beer, wine and cocktails, tapas and dessert can also be enjoyed in a romantic candlelit setting or at our sidewalk cafe tables well into the night.
Reservations are not required.
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55 Wentworth Street, Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 724-4144
Taste, learn, create, and blend a custom wine in an intimate class led by our sommeliers. Almost every wine is a blend: a blend of grapes, vineyards, special oak aging techniques, and more. This mysterious blending process is part of what makes wine so complex, interesting, and delicious.
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129 Meeting Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 405-5115
Eli's Table features a menu offering bold, worldly flavors while using fresh and local ingredients. With the flair our Executive Chef has brought to Eli's Table, guests are treated with a new way to savor their favorite classics. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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232 Meeting Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 805-5900
FIG is a local neighborhood eatery located in the heart of downtown Charleston, serving seasonally-inspired cuisine with a commitment to using local and sustainable foods. Dinner served Monday - Saturday,
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442 King Street Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 722-FISH
Fresh and seasonal, sweet and spicy, classic and modern, with the finest local ingredients, reimagining French and Asian classics. Dinner served Monday - Sunday. Patio seating available. Private Group 100 ppl.
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364 King Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 577-9912
Handcrafted burgers and fries since 1986.
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43 Cannon Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 937-4303
At Five Loaves Cafe, they go to great lengths to create a healthy, sustainable and more responsible menu and restaurant for their customers. Every day, they partner with local purveyors and makers of food, wine and bee and local farms to provide fresh vegetables, chicken, ,turkey , beef, antibiotic and hormone free. Lunch, Dinner, Mon-Sat. Sunday Brunch.
Reservations not required.
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186 Concord Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 722-8100
Charleston is the areas casual seafood restaurant with a waterfront view that is a distinctive destination unto itself. Housed in a 1940s retired naval building on the east side of the Charleston peninsula, Fleet Landing restaurant features contemporary Southern seafood fare in a setting that celebrates the areas waterfront heritage.
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315 King Street, Charleston SC 29401
(843) 793-3386
Eat. Energize. That's the Freshii motto. The aim is to provide fresh and nutritious meal choices that energize people on the go. Emphasizing the foods you should eat more of and less on those you should avoid, Freshii provides meals and snacks that help you live your best life. Monday-Sunday 8am-9pm
Reservations not required.
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211 Rutledge Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 737-5959
This former gas station has an open air concept including an indoor/outdoor bar, huge patio and parking. At FUEL, you'll find caribbean-influenced dishes including our signature house-ground Burgers and Fish Tacos. Open every day 11am - 11pm. Sunday brunch.
Reservations not required.
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98 Broad Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 577-9797
Love our ethnic specials! A taste of the world each weekend. Call for the dish of the week. Lunch and Dinner Mon-Sat.
Reservations not required.
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106 Church Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 480-2526
Proudly offering exclusive and exceptional cheese, charcuterie, wine and gourmet groceries from around the world. Goat.Sheep.Cow is tucked away on Church Street in Charleston's historic South of Broad neighborhood. Excellent sandwiches and cheese. Open Monday - Saturday 11am - 6pm.
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225 East Bay Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 266-4222
Dinner at Grill 225 is about memorable food, impeccable service and just the right atmosphere. USDA Prime Beef, International and local seafood. Fillets, steaks, lamb, and veal. Serving Dinner Daily. Private Group 125 ppl.
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43 South Market Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 723-9326
Find the purest and finest ingredients in the world and craft them into the best ice cream available. it is a way of doing business that is as demanding as it is uncommon. and it is the reason why the brand has epitomized fine ice cream for nearly half a century.
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434 King Street Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 727-0090
As a premier steakhouse we use the finest freshest USDA prime steaks and meat for the best burgers in Charleston. Our vegan and vegetarian dishes are specially made upon request. Our fine dining restaurant features live music every night, classic jazz on select evenings and soulful sounds during our Gospel Sunday Brunch. Serving Dinner Monday-Saturday. Sunday Brunch.
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Corner of Church and Hayne Streets Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 723-3474
Great food and a charming ambiance can only equal an extraordinary dining experience! Hank's Seafood restaurant is located in a turn-of-the-century warehouse overlooking the Historic Market. Dinner Nightly at 5 pm.
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199 East Bay Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 724-3815
From conversation and laughter in the bar to the stylish dining rooms of heart pine floors and antique brick, you'll come to understand true Charleston hospitality. That is, there's always cause for celebration - of the neighbors, food and drink and each other. Dinner Mon-Friday at 5 pm. Brunch Saturday & Sunday. Private Group 60 ppl.
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563 King Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 573-7505
HoM is a burger boutique and pong lounge where creative burgers of delicious consequence demand happy noises and extra napkins. Where "burgers" come in the form of everything from house-ground beef to fresh portabello mushrooms and every morsel is made with care and locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. Lunch, Dinner Daily.
Reservations not required.
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207 Rutledge Street Charleston SC 29403
(843) 937-0930
Nationally acclaimed and locally beloved, Hominy Grill is a Charleston institution serving classic southern specialties that taste just like Grandma used to make (well, if Grandma had known how to cook), that is!
Dinner Reservations Call (843) 937-0930
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76 Queen Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-2500
The menu changes daily and is driven by the market. The restaurant is as casual as it is chic, evoking a way of life centered on seasonality and the grand traditions of Charleston life... one lived at a slower pace, preferably with a cocktail and a wide porch in the late afternoon.
Lunch Mon-Sat. Dinner Daily. Brunch Sunday.
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215 Meeting Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 723-6000
Seafood, sandwiches, and drinks! There has been 118 years of customer service in these buildings and they are proud of it.
No Reservations Required.
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526 King Street Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 727-1228
Located on Charleston's Upper King Street, Indaco (Italian for "indigo") serves rustic Italian cuisine. Wood-fired pizzas, hand-crafted pastas, housemade salumi and cured sausages fill the restaurant's menu which can be enjoyed family-style or a la carte.
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501 A King Street Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 212-5113
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251 Meeting Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 722-7224
Enjoy southern cooking, corn bread and fried chicken. We invite you to share a meal that could have come from her kitchen-traditional veggies, seafood and fried chicken and raise a glass of Jestine's table wine in a toast to her memory. Serving Lunch and Dinner Tuesday - Sunday.
Reservations not required.
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288 King Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 577-0406
Ribs. Pork. Chicken. Brisket. and even sausage. All BBQ has the same three basic ingredients: smoke, meat and time. What makes it different is the amount, consideration and attention to each part of that recipe. That, and some really great bbq sauce, too. Open Daily for lunch and dinner.
Reservations not required.
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428 King Street Charleston SC 29403
(843) 965-5252
Rustic and simple Italian, pasta and pizza, with homemade sauces, meatballs, chicken parmesan freshly breaded and cooked to order. Open daily for Lunch and Dinner, and serve Brunch with Italian themed omelets and benedicts at 10am every Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Reservations not required.
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439 King Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 723-NACHO
At Juanita Greenberg's Nacho Royale offers real Mexican-ish food prepared fresh and fast. Dog friendly and smoking is allowed on the patio! Open Daily Mon - Sun 11am - 2am.
Reservations not required.
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78 N. Market Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 853-8270
Kaminsky's "most excellent" desserts are prepared fresh each day by our talented pastry chefs with selections changing daily. Open daily noon to late night.
Reservations not required.
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337 King Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 805-5020
Quaint location with a cozy bar and a relaxing patio to grab a bite to eat and sip on your favorite beverage, served up by a wide range of young characters. This location carries on the fun of our youth! Open Daily 11am - 2am.
Reservations not required.
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59 S. Market Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 722-6887
Starting with bricks of chocolate as the foundation, Kilwins makes over 75 different hand-made products. From Clusters and Barks to Corns, Brittles, and Nuts, from a range of sugar free confections to Sea Foam, Tuttles and Truffles, Kilwins makes it all by hand. Open Daily 10am - late night.
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370 King Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 727-2020
King Street Cookies is proud of its Charleston heritage, and utilizes local suppliers and ingredients as much as possible, including the Charleston Nut Company and King Bean Coffee Roasters. Open Daily 10am - 10pm.
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304 King Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 723-5464
King Street Grille has evolved into a private group of restaurants that has made it a different kind of sports bar, one where you can watch your favorite teams with Great Food, Great Beer and a Great Atmosphere.
Reservations not required.
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208 King Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 725-7208
Beat the heat, catch a breeze and dine on Kitchen 208 shaded King Street patio for breakfast, lunch or weekend brunch. Open Daily 7am-3pm. Brunch Saturday and Sunday.
Reservations not required.
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4 Vanderhorst Street Charleston SC 29403
(843) 853-7186
Kudu Coffee offers guests a high quality beverage experience in the cafe or courtyard. They roast their own specialty coffee at their roasting facility located at 708 King Street and offer a rotating list of single origin coffees as well as espresso. Open Daily.
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210 Rutledge Avenue Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 720.8899
Lana is a cozy, intimate escape in Charleston, SC with a eclectic menu highlighting the flavors of the Mediterranean. Delivery is available, Lunch Mon-Fri. Dinner Mon-Sat. Closed Sunday.
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15 Beaufain Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 793-2230
Awaken your culinary senses to Leaf - Charleston's premier cafe + bar featuring a casually chic atmosphere with indoor and outdoor transitional dining, Southern cosmopolitan cuisine, and a fine selection of wines. Open 7 days a week for Lunch and Dinner. Outdoor Seating. Sunday Brunch.
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298 King Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 501-7500
Fine Dining Lebanese Cuisine. Serving lunch and dinner daily. Brunch Sunday.
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698 King Street Charleston SC 29403
(843) 531-6500
Excellent Southern food. Serving lunch and dinner daily.
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2 Unity Alley Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-0025
McCrady's Restaurant, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and Landmarks, represents the best of the amalgam that is new Southern fine dining, concomitantly serving as a canvas for postmodern gastronomy. Dinner Nightly. Private Group 120 ppl.
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479B King Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 789-4299
The menu at the Macintosh presents a taste of chef Jeremiah Bacon's signature culinary style, offering a thoughtfully curated selection of dishes stirred by the soul of the American table. The restaurant serves classic American fare that showcases the bounty of Charleston's local produce and seafood.
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185 East Bay Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-7771
With every dish, Executive Chef Don Drake harmoniously blends traditional southern ingredients and cooking techniques with modern international flair for an "uptown" presentation. Lunch Mon-Sat., Dinner Nightly. Sunday Brunch. Private Group 140 ppl.
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309 King Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 723-7374
Mellow Mushroom is the originators of classic Southern pizza with unique and flavorful crust. Open 11am until late night.
No Reservations Required.
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155 East Bay St. Charleston, SC
(843) 789-2241
Minero is a casual Mexican eatery, located on East Bay Street in historic downtown Charleston, SC. The food is affordable and served in a fun and lively environment. Open Daily 11am - 11pm.
No Reservations Required.
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39 John Street, Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 203-3000
Tucked away, off of Historic King Street, sits Michael's on the Alley. Providing Charleston's ultimate dining experience, serving only the highest quality cuts of steaks. Michael's features USDA Prime Angus and Choice steaks that are wet or dry-aged to your specific desire. Open Daily 5pm - until.
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381 King Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 577-7727
With more than 20 incredibly fresh ingredients like all-natural chicken, grass-fed steak and organic tofu to create one-of-a-kind meals, Moe's has everyone covered, from meat lovers to tree huggers to vegetarians and flexitarians.
No Reservations Required.
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82 Society Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-1102
There are 100 wine offerings by the glass and 500 bottle offerings from producers all around the world, who create products that are true to their region, history, and varietal. The menu offers dishes inspired by the many cultures of the Mediterranean and is prepared with local ingredients. Dinner Nightly. Outdoor Dining. Private Group 30ppl.
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24 North Market Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 723-0044
Located on the Corner of East Bay Street and North Market Street across from the Downtown Charleston City Market.
No Reservations Required.
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17 Broad Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 722-4220
Touted as "one of the best and most distinctive steakhouses in America," Oak Steakhouse presents classic steakhouse cuisine as well as locally sourced seafood and produce in an impeccable setting. Dinner Nightly. Valet Parking. Private Group 35 ppl.
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225 Meeting Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 534-1916
O'Hara & Flynn Wine Bar offers Mediterranean influenced dishes, cheeses, charchuterie and tapas style appetizers, 30 wines by the glass and 700 by the bottle.
No Reservations Required.
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463 King Street Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 737-0112
O-Ku offers an upscale dining experience celebrating authentic, traditional Japanese cuisine. O-Ku is a reflection of the minimalist interior of classic Japanese restaurants, while the exposed brick and high ceilings offer a reminder of Charleston's charms and unique history in the modern space. Lunch Mon-Fri. Dinner Nightly.
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229 King Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 723-8170
Our broad selection has something for everyone : slow roasted chicken, grilled, broiled, steamed, or fried seafood, flame-grilled steaks and shish kabobs, salads, vegetarian meals, childrens dishes, and the best Greek dishes you have ever tasted. Lunch and Dinner served daily.
Call for Reservations (843)-723-8170
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205 Meeting Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 722-4900
The Palmetto Cafe combines the very best of American Lowcountry cuisine with the freshest ingredients, from breakfast through to a long, lazy lunch. Breakfast and Lunch daily. Brunch Sunday.
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17 Warren Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 853-5955
Charleston's finest Italian fare with exciting dishes and unique ambiance. At Pane e Vino, every dish is created using only the freshest, finest ingredients. Dinner Nightly. Sunday Brunch.
Call for Reservations (843) 853-5955
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225 East Bay Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 723-0500
The Pavilion Bar is a rooftop oasis, complete with views of historic Charleston, a cascading pool, signature cocktails, eclectic cuisine offerings and the city's most spectacular sunsets. The Pavilion Bar maintains a sophisticated and stylish atmosphere for its guests. Open daily 11:30a.m. - midnight.
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153 E Bay Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-5755
The original Pearlz is a fun, eclectic restaurant serving only the best seafood Charleston has to offer specializing in serving only fresh and sustainable seafood in a casual dining atmosphere. Open Daily for Dinner.
Reservations not required.
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112 N. Market Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 723-0700
Acclaimed Chef Graham Dailey and his team create exceptionally flavorful fare using the finest Lowcountry produce and seafood combined with the very best ingredients flown in fresh daily from points around the world. Courtyard Dining. Dinner Nightly. Private Group 88 ppl.
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226 Calhoun Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 937-5399
Persimmon is a causal cafe offering gourmet sandwiches & paninis, as well as homemade sides, soups & hand spun custards. With quality ingredients and genuine hospitality we aim to give Charleston a unique cafe experience. Monday - Saturday: 10am - 9pm
No Reservations
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72 Queen Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-2337
Poogan's Porch is one of Charleston's oldest independent culinary establishments, with a fresh approach to Lowcountry cuisine. Recognized by Martha Stewart Living, Wine Spectator and The Travel Channel, this beautifully restored Victorian house is the perfect southern spot. Lunch & Dinner Mon-Fri. Brunch & Dinner Sat & Sun. Private Group 200 ppl.
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547 King Street Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 793-2964
Visit Prohibition Charleston, where you can expect culinary delights to leave you completely jazzed, from savory seafood entrees, to the finest cuts of meat prepared with perfection. Award-winning cocktail wizardry with extensive liquor, wine and beer offerings await you at the bar and with dancing, live music and weekly events.
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133 Queen Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 723-4121
Local + Fresh + Organic - From fresh made sweet and savory crepes, to quality Boar's Head sammies and fresh local produce, there is something for everyone inside. Grab a cold Cheerwine for your walk around Harleston Village or simply grab a fresh salad to go to enjoy at Colonial Lake. Here you can also find obscure craft beers and a unique wine section that keeps you coming back for more. Open 7 days a week.
Reservations not required.
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32-C North Market Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 580-2244
Queology has been cooking BBQ with a balanced, signature flavor of savory, sweet & smokey that folks can't resist. Choose from three world famous sauces to spice up your barbecue.
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55 South Market Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 793-4224
At Ruth's Chris Steak House, they not only serve good food, but also know how to show their guests a great time. Featuring custom-aged, corn-fed USDA Prime Midwestern steaks, served with legendary hospitality. Whatever the occasion, Ruth's Chris Steak House in Charleston, is centrally located on Market Street in the lobby of the French Quarter Inn. Daily Lunch & Dinner 11:30 AM - 10 PM.
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333 East Bay Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 722-5588
Over the years, local favorites such as she-crab soup and shrimp & grits have become permanent fixtures on the menu, making Saffron a true fusion of food from around the globe with Lowcountry favorites.
Reservations not required.
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710 King Street Charleston SC 29403
(843) 531-6868
A cafe with La Colombe coffee and Bellocq teas, open 7 days a week for breakfast and lunch.
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276 King Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 853-7775
When you walk into Sermet's Downtown, you are immediately inserted into a Charleston fine dining atmosphere surrounded by paintings on the wall and on your table top. The colorful Charleston restaurant design offers true Mediterranean cuisine that maintains the integrity of its peasant roots - fresh, informal and healthy.
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192 East Bay Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 723-3424
An eclectic Lowcountry bistro that brings together an abundance of fresh ingredients and thoughtful, expert presentation with a friendly, contagious energy. Lunch and Dinner Daily.
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188 East Bay Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-5665
Complementing its extensive wine selection, Social serves dishes inspired by the wine-growing regions of the world. Social's knowledgeable staff can pair each dish with a wine to enhance the culinary experience.Open Nightly 7 days a week til 2am.
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161 East Bay Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 853-4677
Southend has a diverse menu, featuring regional American food and Lowcountry cuisine including pastas, pizzas, fresh fish, and specialty in-house smoked items such as BBQ ribs, chicken, brisket, and pulled pork. Take a ride in our glass elevator to the Harborview Bar for an unmatched view of the Charleston Harbor. Open for lunch, dinner, and late night.
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495 King Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-0100
Stars Restaurant supports reuse, restore, reclaim, and sustain. Stars Restaurant will feature a live fire grilling and rotisserie, 1930's Grill Room and Rooftop Bar. Open Nightly 7 days a week 4pm til 2am.
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235 Meeting Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 853-RIBS
Sticky Fingers barbecue restaurants combine legendary customer service with a welcoming, laid-back atmosphere for a truly crave-able experience.
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59 1/2 Cannon Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 579-2891
The team of bakers offers classic baked goods year-round with weekly specials and featured favorites. We're big on freshness, so we bake all items in our shop fresh every day. Cakes, pies and special treats are made to order only.
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80 North Market Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 577-2511
The name says we're famous for tender, juicy Certified Angus Beef steaks and TBonz also serves a complete menu to whet any appetite. From fresh, local seafood to low country specialties, customers will savor the flavor in our casual atmosphere. Open Daily lunch, dinner, and late night.
Call for Reservations (843) 577-2511
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217 Huger Street Charleston SC 29403
(843) 789-3333
Taco Boy serves really, really, really tasty tacos and nachos. Fun Margaritas and special Tequila flights, too. The motto is "Skip Siesta, Let's Fiesta." Lunch, dinner and late night daily.
No reservations needed.
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306 King Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 576-3540
From perfectly grilled meats served with signatures sauces to mouth watering salads fille with fresh fruits and veggies, at Taziki's they have mastered the art of creating imagination. Lunch and Dinner 7 Days a Week.
No reservations needed.
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334 East Bay Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 577-0094
Locally owned and operated neighborhood, Ted's Butcherblock shop and gourmet cafe has been Charleston's trusted source for the best quality, best tasting meats and housemade prepared foods you will find. Offering everything from all-natural meats, poultry, game and fresh seafood for your kitchen, to housemade sausages, pates, and gourmet prepared meals.
No reservations needed.
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19 Vendue Range Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-7970
Drawing Room is one of Charleston's newest and most highly acclaimed downtown restaurants, providing the perfect spot for cocktails, shared plates and dinner in the historic French Quarter district. Locally sourced seafood and produce are the mainstay of the innovative menu. Open Daily for dinner.
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4 Cannon Street Charleston SC 29403
(843) 302-8825
A gathering place of warmth and familiarity, with a menu based on seasonal ingredients available from local and regional farmers and fishermen he knows and has worked with for many years. The Grocery's kitchen is stocked with house-made charcuterie and fresh, local fish and seafood, and the restaurant accommodates an in-house canning program to preserve fresh produce for the menu.
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544 King Street Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 414-7060
The Ordinary is a Southern seafood hall and oyster bar located in an old bank in Charleston on King Street. The menu celebrates the "merroir" of the Coastal Carolinas and the East Coast, striving to support local and regional fishermen, crabbers, oystermen, farmers and producers. Hours Tuesday-Sunday 5pm until closing.
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387 King Street Charleston SC 29403
(843) 724-8888
The Swamp Fox Restaurant and Bar, named for Revolutionary War hero, General Francis Marion, features classic Southern cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
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155 Meeting Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 534-0043
Our food is fresh, southern, and home-made goodness. Whether you are looking for our Deluxe Stuffed French Toast or you want to try creamy homemade grits with generous helpings of shrimp, you are sure to find something to please your taste buds. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.
Reservations not required.
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160 Church Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 577-3818
Tucked away on Church Street, just a half block off Charleston's historic market, you will find Tommy Condon's, a pub that will delight your soul. At Tommy's you will very likely happen upon a bit of frolic, friendly conversation, laughter and song. Open Daily for lunch, dinner, and late night.
Reservations not required.
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215 East Bay Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 965-5281
Tsunami is a modern Asian cuisine and sushi restaurant with a full bar where providing an exceptional dining experience is our priority. The freshest ingredients ensure exquisite meals from the fun, creative atmosphere of our sushi bar to the intimate tabletop dining in our exotic interiors.
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682 King Street Charleston SC 29403
(843) 297-8118
Twenty Six Divine brings style & charm to guests with incredibly delicious & beautiful foods. Located on upper King, this hidden gem delivers superb service alongside uniquely crafted modern American dishes. Open Wednesday-Saturday for Lunch & Afternoon Tea (by reservation) from 11am-3pm.
Lunch & Afternoon Tea (by reservation) from 11am-3pm. (843) 297-8118
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186 Coming Street Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 637-3722
Two Boroughs Larder is a charming, locally-owned restaurant in Downtown Charleston. Featuring dynamic, seasonal American cuisine and a carefully-curated list of wines and regional beers, The Larder is true to its name offering specialty pantry items and tableware on its shelves. Open Wednesday - Saturday for dinner. Brunch Saturday and Sunday.
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39G John Street Charleston SC 29403
(843) 203-3002
Boasting with chic comfortable surroundings and offering dinner nightly, Vincent Chicco's delivers good old-fashioned Italian-American cuisine, presenting authentic ingredients, handmade pastas, rich homemade sauces, delectable desserts and a full-service bar.
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412 King Street Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 735-5800
Classic Charleston influenced interior and home cooking aromas inspire the ambiance of this local favorite. At the heart of Virginia's you will find gracious southern hospitality and comfort foods that make you feel right at home. Breakfast and Lunch Mon-Fri, Dinner Mon-Sat, Brunch Sat & Sun.
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45 1/2 Spring Street Charleston SC 29403
(843) 202-0712
Enjoy the kitchen, coffee and bar. Kitchen open daily at 4:30pm & Sunday Brunch starts at 11am.
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209 Meeting Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 628-5954
Start your morning off with with a smoothie, coffee, or fresh squeezed juice from Whisk. Make yourself at home in our newly remodeled cafe, or take your breakfast to go. Either way you choose, friendly service, fresh ingredients and a convenient location are sure to be the highlight of your day. Open daily at 7am.
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36 North Market Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 722-9464
All you can eat wings fresh in your favorite flavor. Open daily 11am til 2am
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224 Rutledge Avenue Charleston SC 29403
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Asian Soul Food - Select dishes from China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam prepared locally & inspired by grandmothers everywhere. Lunch and Dinner Mon-Sat.
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317 East Bay Street Charleston SC 29401
(843) 628-3480
Zero Cafe + Bar is located in downtown Charleston in the award winning Zero George Hotel. Chef Vinson Petrillo has a passion and appreciation for natural, local ingredients infused with a contemporary American Style. All of the dishes are elegantly prepared in the professional display kitchen, located in the property's original circa 1804 carriage house. Dining Tuesday through Sunday from 5 pm to 10pm.
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