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39 Rue de Jean

Widely known simply as “Rue”, this Downtown eatery has been abuzz since it opened its doors. Inspired by the style of classic French Brasseries, the impeccable flavor and European design lend an air of sophisticated comfort. Rue’s menu incorporates classic French staples with contemporary fare. Sample mussels in your choice of six different preparations followed by Steak Au Poivre, or savor Charleston’s favorite burger, ground in-house and served alongside hand-cut pommes frites. A dining destination for both leisurely lunches and lively dinners, 39 Rue de Jean has become a favorite meeting spot for both locals and visitors. Experience a taste of Paris in Downtown Charleston.

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82 Queen

Nestled in downtown Charleston’s historic French Quarter for over 31 years, 82 Queen is known for its gracious Southern hospitality and fresh local cuisine. Serving lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch, the restaurant is spread throughout three buildings with eleven quaint dining areas including an 1800’s style courtyard featuring a mammoth Magnolia tree. Executive Chef Steven Stone cooks up traditional Lowcountry Cuisine from the award-winning She Crab Soup to the famous BBQ Shrimp-n-Grits while adding a modern flare to the menu. These dishes are paired perfectly with an awarding winning wine program focusing on a diverse selection of wineries. Consistently called on as a favorite destination for locals and visitors alike, this 300-year-old address represents both the history and the cuisine of the Lowcountry.

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Carmella’s Cafe and Dessert Bar

Located in historic downtown Charleston, SC, Carmella's Cafe and Dessert Bar is an Italian-American dessert boutique cafe specializing in gourmet cakes and pastries, gelato and sorbetto, and ciabatta sandwiches, as well as speciality adult cocktails and milkshakes, fine wine and local beer.

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Caviar & Bananas

Specialty market and cafe, Caviar & Bananas delivers a distinctive culinary experience designed to touch all the senses in Charleston, SC. Using only the freshest ingredients sourced locally and from around the globe, offerings are prepared daily, whether made to order salads and sandwiches or chosen from the prepared food case. Additional features include a charcuterie and cheese counter, espresso bar, a boutique wine and beer selection. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.

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Circa 1886

Housed in the elegantly restored carriage house in the rear gardens of Wentworth Mansion, Circa 1886 offers diners an intimate evening featuring a succulent assortment of dishes which utilize the freshest local produce, savory seafood and engaging seasonal creations. Executive Chef Marc Collins enticing menu reflects the historic atmosphere of Charleston. With a wine list that boasts close to 280 bottles and contemporary cuisine influenced by Charleston's rich history, this restaurant won't be soon forgotten.

WINE ENTHUSIAST “100 BEST WINE RESTAURANTS,” 2012

MEN’S FITNESS “AMERICA’S 20 BEST DATE RESTAURANTS,” 2012

TRAVEL + LEISURE “MOST ROMANTIC RESTAURANTS IN AMERICA,” 2011

FORBES FOUR-STAR RESTAURANT, 2006-PRESENT

AAA FOUR DIAMOND AWARD, 2004-PRESENT

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Florence’s Lowcountry Kitchen

Florence’s Lowcountry Kitchen is a tribute to Florence Powell, the Great Grandmother of Jonathan and Patrick Kish of 82 Queen Restaurant, established in 1982. Florence Moseley was born in 1908 in Charleston, South Carolina. She worked at The American Tobacco Company’s Cigar Factory, where she met and married the plant manager, Jesse Powell. They enjoyed their life in the Lowcountry - crabbing, fishing, visiting the Limehouse Farmers Market on Wappoo Road, and creating delicious home-cooked southern meals. They passed their recipes down to their granddaughter, Tyler Kish, wife to Steve Kish, chef-owner of 82 Queen. Florence and Jesse’s favorite dishes to cook were Crab, Shrimp, Fish, and Fried Chicken & Waffles. Every holiday, Florence would make her famous Granny's Punch.

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Gabrielle Charleston

Serving Stylishly Southern cuisine that showcases the South’s fresh bounty through bold and flavorful dishes, Gabrielle captures the spirit of Charleston through genuine hospitality, a lively indoor bar and dining room, as well as the city’s finest outdoor dining terrace which overlooks historic Marion Square.

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Halls Chophouse (Downtown)

Halls Chophouse presents delicious cuisine in an energetic, visually striking environment. The restaurant features exposed brick walls, leather banquettes and warm lighting true to old-world traditional steakhouses. The 160-seat chophouse is situated on two rustic floors with tables and banquettes available for general dining. The first floor also offers a 16-seat antique African mahogany bar and a lounge, while a hardwood stairway to the second floor reveals a masterful 350-bottle wine rack, hallway bar and a private dining room. Complemented by superior service and a knowledgeable staff, Halls Chophouse offers the community of Charleston a sophisticated, quality cuisine. Halls Chophouse is a "Classic American Steakhouse" located in historic downtown Charleston.

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Henry’s on the Market

Henry’s is centrally located in historic downtown Charleston at 54 North Market Street, across from the Charleston city market. Established in 1932, Henry’s is the oldest continuous restaurant in Charleston and the state of South Carolina.

From 1932 through the 1960’s, Henry’s house was the only place to be in Charleston. “henry’s: famous for seafood” and “In Charleston, it’s henry’s for food” was branded on every menu, postcard, and matchbook in town. The restaurant has undergone many changes throughout the years, and this newest incarnation offers an authentic Lowcountry menu with a modern flair: shrimp and grits, she-crab soup, Carolina cannonballs, and a few twists on the classics. Superb cocktails and desserts compliment your meal perfectly whether seated in our main dining room or enjoying our traditional southern porch and rooftop deck.

Henry’s offers the best of Charleston: a historic, eclectic restaurant and bar featuring live music, a beautiful southern porch and rooftop deck, an exclusive dance lounge, and a classic speakeasy bar. Since 1932, Henry’s is still the place to be. We promise, once you enter our door, you won’t want to leave!

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Laura Alberts Tasteful Options

Established in 2002 by mother-daughter team, Karen Elsey, and Laura Leppert, Laura Alberts Tasteful Options is a restaurant, wine, beer and gift shop. A short drive from downtown Charleston, LA features two quaint dining rooms, bar, private cellar and relaxing courtyard. Laura Alberts brings fresh, local Southern cuisine to Charleston with a homegrown menu inspired by Laura and named in honor of her and late husband, Albert. Our farm-to-table menu provides an innovative twist on traditional southern favorites. From fresh shrimp and grits to homemade pies and spreads, Laura Alberts Tasteful Options will make you feel at home and longing for your next visit.

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Mesu

Located on upper King Street in beautiful downtown Charleston, MESU will offer a combination of Mexican and Sushi inspired fare with an energetic and artistic atmosphere. A full bar with a unique list of sake, tequila and attractive cocktails will accompany the eclectic food menu. We can’t wait for you to join us!

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Prohibition

An establishment with a tip the hat-- namely, Capone’s fedora-- to the age of Fitzgerald, flappers, the speakeasy and ragtime kids. We’ve captured the essence of an era when the American Dream flowed as freely as the bathtub gin, when Charleston and its rag were the song and dance of the day. This venue brings the swing back to King Street and downtown Charleston.

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Slightly North of Broad

An eclectic lowcountry bistro with contagious energy. Here the dining room is a natural extension of the kitchen, a place where culinary skill, a claver, considered wine program, warm service and conversations meld together. Our local farmers, fishermen and producers are as integral to the food we make as they are to our place in this community.

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The Honey Hive

A late night, elevated Desserterie with savory offerings & a sophisticated craft cocktail program. We have house made artfully executed desserts and a speakeasy bar that entices all the "one mores".

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Water’s Edge

Located on scenic Shem Creek, Water’s Edge brings “Downtown Dining” to the Mount Pleasant area. Just minutes from historic Downtown Charleston, we offer both waterfront and outdoor dining where guests can view the local fish and shrimp boats unloading their daily catches.

“Best Happy Hour” 8 Years Running!
Award by the Town of Mount Pleasant

Wine Spectator Award of Excellence
2003-2018

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