DINING aT belmond
World-class jazz music meets mouth-watering cuisine. Chef Michelle Weaver takes local delicacies to innovative new heights with a heavenly mix of delightful dishes divided into four categories—Pure, Lush, Southern and Cosmopolitan. Dishes include seared flounder with buttery grits and shrimp, sherry-country ham gravy, and tomato-basil salad or grilled peach salad with country ham and candied pecans. Charleston Grill boasts the AAA Four Diamond Award for food excellence. Menus: Dinner Menu | Bar Menu | Dessert Menu | Wine Menu
THE PALMETTO CAFE
Dine al fresco in the lush courtyard, perfect for enjoying the Holy City’s ideal weather or in the dining room with giant windows. The Palmetto Cafe combines the very best of American Lowcountry cuisine with the freshest ingredients, from breakfast through to a long, lazy lunch. Menus: Breakfast | Lunch | Wine | To reserve a table call 843.722.4900. Or for parties of four or less, you can also book on Open Table here.
The Thoroughbred Club offers an extensive menu of beverages and a tempting selection of tapas, appetizers and desserts, all accompanied by the finest live music. Menus: Daytime Menu | Evening Menu | Cocktail Menu
Enjoy a brewed pot of tea with an assortment of five open-faced tea sandwiches, freshly baked scones, traditional crumpets with whipped cream, lemon curd homemade cakes, tarts and tea cookies. Afternoon tea during most of the year is only offered for parties of 10 or more and reservations are required. Please call 843.722.4900 or email us at email@example.com to set up your next tea party.
THE CLOCKTOWER TERRACE
The Clocktower Terrace overlooks historic King Street and downtown Charleston. The rooftop bar serves cocktails and elevated fare daily.
MEETING AT MARKET
This upscale pub for sporting enthusiasts has floor to ceiling windows overlooking the historic City Market. The pub offers a sophisticated yet relaxed viewing environment with multiple flat screen televisions, cozy banquettes and high top tables. Meeting at Market's menu includes 20 rotating craft beers complimented by elevated bar fare like Duck Confit Sliders and Truffle Chicken Salad. Menus: Pub Fare | Happy Hour | Beer Menu | Bourbon/Whiskey | Wine Menu
DINING RESERVATIONS ARE HIGHLY rECOMMENDED. please be sure to plan accordingly .
Romantic pick with a seasonal & local menu of elevated Lowcountry cuisine, plus extensive wine list.
149 Wentworth Street; 843.853.7828; $$$$
Elevated takes on Southern classics, cooked with seasonal ingredients, in an upscale-bistro setting.
232 Meeting Street; 843.805.5300; $$$
Sizable cuts of beef & seafood served in elegant environs, also known for its Sunday gospel brunch.
434 King Street; 843.727.0090; $$$$
An ever-changing menu of locally sourced Southern dishes served in a restored Victorian-era home.
76 Queen Street; 843.577.2500; $$$
A refined take on traditional Southern cooking, served in a warm, sophisticated environment.
185 East Bay Street; 843.577.7771; $$$
Acclaimed spot for high-concept, locally sourced American food in an intimate, brick-walled setting.
2 Unity Alley; 843.577.0025; $$
Renowned eatery serving elevated Southern fare in a roomy, velvet-walled space at Planters Inn.
112 North Market; 843.723.0700; $$$$
Traditional Southern cooking served in a Victorian townhouse with porches and a massive wine cellar. It's all about the atmosphere here.
72 Queen Street; 843.577.2337; $$
SLIGHTLY NORTH OF BROAD
Reinvented Southern & Lowcountry cuisine served in an airy, 18th-century warehouse.
192 East Bay Street; 843.723.9424; $$
Cozy, casual seafood eatery serving oysters, lobster rolls, fish tacos, ceviche & more.
289 East Bay Street; 843.579.4997; $$
Texas-style house-smoked meats served in an industrial-hip space with a bar & outdoor tables
464 N Nassau Street; 843.805.9500; $
ZERO RESTAURANT + BAR
Fine dining from Chef Vinson Petrillo. The bar is an inviting cocktail or Happy Hour destination. Their courtyard and dining room delivers the ultimate in upscale dining by focusing on the freshest ingredients and flavors.
0 George Street; 843.817.7900; $$$
THE OBSTINATE DAUGHTER
Eclectic New American fare, plus a raw bar, pizza & pasta served in an elegant, country-style space.
2063 Middle Street, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482; 843.416.5020; $$
AMEN STREET FISH & RAW BAR
Bustling spot for refined seafood dishes, served in clubby, brick-walled environs, with a bar.
205 E Bay Street; 843.853.8600; $$$
CASUAL DINING OPTIONS
HOME TEAM BBQ
You can find a variety of dishes made from fresh ingredients cooked from scratch including starters, salads, tacos, sides, sliders, sandwiches, and burritos, highlighted with dry rubbed and slow smoked pork, ribs, chicken, turkey, sausage, and brisket. Whether you choose the counter service at West Ashley or the table service on Sullivan's Island or Downtown, you will find the same great flavors and friendly customer service.
126 Williman Street; 843.225.RIBS x4; $$
THE TATTOOED MOOSE
Upbeat watering hole serving elevated bar food & craft beer in unfussy digs late-night.
1137 Morrison Drive; 843.277.2990; $
BURWELL'S STONE FIRE GRILL
Refined American & steakhouse fare offered in elegant, contemporary accommodations.
14 N Market Street; 843.737.8700: $$
PEARLZ OYSTER BAR
Pearlz Oyster Bar is a fun, eclectic restaurant serving the very best in fresh seafood, including an assorted mix of raw shellfish, local seafood, Lowcountry recipes and regional favorites. The raw bar offers a variety of Low country and Gulf oysters as well as specialty oysters, in addition to fresh seasonal shellfish. A full-service bar providing cold beers and unique, refreshing cocktails serves as the epicenter of the restaurant’s lively environment.
153 East Bay Street; 843.577.5755; $$
THE DARLING OYSTER BAR
Stylish spot with vintage appeal for creative seafood dishes, fry baskets & raw oysters.
513 King Street; 843.641.0821; $$
Relaxed joint serving oysters, Southern-style seafood & fried chicken in a rustic, trendy setting.
698 King Street; 843.531.6500; $$
Hip spot offering New American fare, beer brewed on-site & craft cocktails, plus a patio.
1081 Morrison Drive; 843.727.1145; $$
RUTLEDGE CAB CO
American comfort food with a twist, plus drinks, in trendy, retro-style digs with a covered patio.
1300 Rutledge Avenue; 843.720.1440; $$
Trendy spot for homegrown veggies & local meats from the breakfast & lunch menu
247 Congress Street; 843.793.4440; $
THE BELMONT (Cocktail Bar)
Classic black & white films are projected on the wall of this chic bar offering creative cocktails.
511 King Street; 843.743.3880; $$$
THE WATCH ROOFTOP KITCHEN & SPIRITS (on the top floor of the Restoration Hotel)
Place for cocktails, views & Southern-accented New American fare at the top of a chic hotel.
79 Wentworth Street; 843.518.5115; $$$