Where to Dine

Many come to Charleston with one thing on their mind: food. The best grits you'll ever have, prepared in ways you never imagined. Festive dockside oyster roasts. High-end restaurants. Outdoor cafe's. Fresh from the dock seafood. Every meal is an event in itself. Prepared with perfection. Served with a warm smile. Enjoy.

Dining > Fine Dining

Located on Queen Street, Poogan’s Porch is Charleston’s oldest independent culinary establishment. Recognized by Martha Stewart Living, Southern Living, and The Travel Channel (among many others), our beautifully restored Victorian house is the perfect southern spot for daily brunch and dinner.
Igniting a culinary renaissance upon opening in 1990, Magnolias remains at the forefront of upscale Southern cuisine. The Upper-Level Gallery offers two elegant dining rooms located directly above Magnolias restaurant, accommodating both intimate & larger format dinners.
Just steps away from bustling King Street lies the newly renovated Forbes Four Star Charleston Grill. Featuring a unique balance of Southern, French, and Contemporary cuisines and nightly local jazz creates an elegant, yet relaxed ambiance. From the impeccable service to the nearly 1,300-label wine list, Charleston Grill is a favorite among locals and visitors alike.
High Cotton Charleston is high steppin' Lowcountry living. It's a feeling of warmth and celebration that begins the moment you step inside. You'll find it in our gracious, knowledgeable servers, expertly prepared dishes and a remarkable wine and cocktail program. Now offering Saturday and Sunday Brunch.
This sophisticated Southern dining spot blends the comforts of a traditional Southern kitchen with familiar regional dishes prepared with the utmost care for quality and flavor. The menu incorporates local fresh ingredients and old family recipes to bring you Southern cooking, Lowcountry style.
Casual dining featuring Lowcountry specialties. Award-winning shrimp & grits and Certified SC farm fresh ingredients artfully prepared by our chefs. Overlooks historic Marion Square and King Street and features live piano music on the weekends. Private dining available for up to 30.
Circa 1886 is an award-winning fine-dining restaurant featuring a unique menu concept that takes guests on a journey through the belly of South Carolina foodways from its humble beginnings. From anniversaries and family reunions, to weddings, bridal luncheons and rehearsal dinners, our staff is experienced in creating unique, personalized and memorable events.
The Middleton Place Restaurant offers classic southern fare served in a beautiful garden setting. For lunch, visitors may select from a wide variety of traditional southern dishes. Dinner guests can enjoy a stroll in the gardens before pampering themselves in an elegant candlelit atmosphere.