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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

Good old-fashioned Italian American fare, celebrating domestic ingredients, handmade pastas, rich homemade sauces and a full-service bar. Step back and enjoy classic flavors!
Charleston's freshest seafood, with laid back Lowcountry style. Coast's chefs meet daily with local farmers and fishermen to procure the freshest seafood and produce available. Featuring wood-grilled fish, a full raw bar, and a refreshing drink list. Open nightly from 5:30pm. Outdoor seating available.
Halls Chophouse is a family-owned restaurant. We value hospitality and a dining experience that guests revere. Call for private parties or functions- breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. Dinner open to the public 7 nights a week and a Gospel Brunch on Sunday.
Fresh Lowcountry seafood every day- all day! Dining on the Patio deck overlooking the Market. Casual atmosphere. Groups welcomed. Reservations accepted."Southern Seafood and a Darn Good Time" Call 843-853-2900
Oyster House is located in the heart of historic downtown Charleston. Enjoy fresh seafood and lowcountry favorites in our newly renovated dining room and bar. A private dining room is available for your special occasion or gathering.
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.
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.
Touted as "one of the best and most distinctive steakhouses in America," Oak Steakhouse presents classic steakhouse cuisine alongside locally sourced seafood and produce. The timeless setting artfully complements its classic menu making Oak among the most distinctive dining spaces in the country.
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.
French style cafe and bar offering the best in Brasserie cuisine. Enjoy indoor/outdoor patio seating, cocktails and a well-rounded wine list. Sunday Brunch from 10am, lunch daily from 11:30am, dinner service beginning at 5:30pm. Late night menu through 1am.
Located within the iconic 1 Broad Street corner building, Brasserie la Banque is an homage to traditional French cuisine in a lively environment. The seasonally inspired menu features traditional French dishes alongside more innovative fare. La Banque is a true neighborhood brasserie, celebrating life's memorable moments from impromptu drinks to leisurely meals.
One of Charleston's oldest most famous seafood restaurants. Private banquet facilities available. No room fees, set up fees or hidden charges. Order from set menus or off regular menu. Prices range from $28-$42 for all inclusive tax and tip set menus.
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.
Classically and casually Southern, Poogan’s Smokehouse brings all that is tried and true to the supper table, sourcing from local farmers and purveyors to create bold, authentic flavors. Located in downtown Charleston on East Bay Street, our industrial loft is ideal for groups.
With an iconic location on Upper King Street and 2725 square feet of event space that includes a rooftop bar, Uptown Social marries classic Charleston design with a festive atmosphere for meetings, corporate events and retreats.
Elegant dining room with a menu serving shareable appetizers such as seafood towers, and oysters and classic steakhouse entrees, and local seafood specialties. The centerpiece bar offers signature cocktails, as well as a selection of barrel-aged cocktails, beer, and wine.
For 37 years, 82 Queen has been known for gracious Southern hospitality and fresh, local, award-winning cuisine. Our private dining rooms and exquisite brick courtyard create perfect settings to accommodate parties of 10-40. Nestled in the historic French Quarter between Meeting and King Streets.
The Oyster Shed is Charleston’s premier venue for casual, contemporary luncheons, dinners and special events. Our 70+ capacity space, housed in a traditional Charleston single house and flanked by a gorgeous brick patio, is the ideal space for Lowcountry entertaining.
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.
Award-winning Lewis Barbecue offers its legendary Texas-style ‘cue for on-site and off-site catering as well as large orders for pickup or delivery. Allow Famed Pitmaster John Lewis and his crew to create a customized barbecue feast for your next event.
Circa 1886 is an award-winning fine-dining restaurant featuring a unique menu 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.
Discover modern American cuisine with a coastal influence while enjoying spectacular views of Charleston at our vibrant rooftop bar and restaurant.
Charleston Marriott’s signature restaurant, Saffire, artfully blends the spirit of Charleston with high energy American Fusion cuisine.
At The Watch Roopftop Kitchen & Spirits, The Restoration's very own farm to table restaurant, it's all about celebrating the bounty of local ingredients, sourced directly from nearby purveyors, and enjoying one of the best views in the entire city.
Anything but common, Wild Common is Charleston's wildly unique and unforgettable culinary experience. Featuring Executive Chef Orlando Pagán’s menu, share this experience at your next downtown event.