Old Village Post House
Old Village Post House

Old Village Post House

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.oldvillageposthouse.com/
  • Phone: 8433888935
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Nightly from 5:30pm
    Brunch: Sunday 10:00am – 2:00pm
    Happy Hour: Monday – Friday 5:00pm – 7:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Low Country, Southern
  • Executive Chef: Frank Lee
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Tucked into Mt. Pleasant's historic Old Village, the Old Village Post House lends true Lowcountry charm and warm hospitality to events of all styles in all seasons.
  • Private Party Contact: Katie Hajjar 8886413193

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Venning
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Neighborhood street parking is available.
A word from Old Village Post House
The Old Village Post House is a neighborhood tavern and inn nestled in Mount Pleasant’s historic Old Village. In feel and décor, it’s as comfortable as your best friend’s home – from the original worn pine floors to our lively tavern. We delight in the quality of our producers and devote ourselves to skillful preparation that brings joy to both maker and guest. We believe the tastiest fare is even better with noteworthy wines and cocktails. And, we believe in only the warmest hospitality, whether you're joining us for an event, a cocktail, brunch, dinner or an overnight stay.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
Old Village Post House reviews from OpenTable diners
203 reviews since May 21, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (163)special occasion (116)fit for foodies (112)romantic (91)great for brunch (59)great for outdoor dining (58)good for groups (25)notable wine list (20)great for lunch (13)scenic view (12)kid-friendly (12)hot spot (8)vibrant bar scene (6)late-night find (6)Show More
  • Fantastic place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Great food and service in a lovely atmosphere. Surprisingly has more seating than it appears, as there are various dining rooms which helps keep background noise down and a more intimate feeling environment. Service here is fantastic.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delightful Dinner
    lovegoodservice
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We had reservations for 4 and called the day before to ask about adding another couple. They happily accommodated our request and we had a most delightful dinner! The table was ready when we arrived, the service was great and the meal was delicious! I had the pork tenderloin and everyone else had the shrimp and grits. It was all amazing. Wine list is great too. I highly recommend Old Village Post House for locals and visitors.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • outstanding as always
    mjack2460
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Great service, ambiance and food! Post House always provides an outstanding dinning experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Do go to Old Village Post House
    LadyDi
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    It's tucked away in the Old Village of Mt. Pleasant and definitely worth a trip from downtown Charleston (actually only 15-20 minutes from downtown). It's cozy with a lovely dining room, pretty patio and, my favorite place, the Tavern. Always good food and superb service. I like that you can select from a bar menu, from a main dining room menu and nice occasional, seasonal specials. The burger is definitely one to enjoy! The bartender makes a terrific Manhattan. And did I mention, it also is an Inn with 4-6 rooms (can't quite remember the exact number) that can be used for families, reunions and even bridle parties.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • restaurant week
    beach777
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    We have just recently moved to Mt. Pleasant and were able to enjoy a wonderful dinner at Old Village Post House during restaurant week. Having the opportunity to experience such a delicious dinner during restaurant week enabled us a wonderful experience. We will definitely return to this fine establishment. Not only was the food delicious, so too was the ambience and the wait staff. thank you
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Love Old Village Post House!
    Jscimo
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Old Village Post House is always on our list of places to go when we are in Charleston and we are never disappointed. One of our favorite restaurants!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Lovely meal
    843gal
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    We have been to the Post House several times and never disappointed. Great burgers and HH on the bar side and delicious thoughtful meals in the dining room. A real neighborhood gem!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 😃
    carolinagirl
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Great food...Great service! We love this Mt. Pleasant restaurant. Food is consistently great!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing food!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    I will be lusting for the entrees until I return to SC
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Restaurant Week Specials.
    outWithoutTheKids
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    My wife and I went out for restaurant week and ate the Old Village Post House. We enjoyed a 3 course meal for $30.00 per person. All the items on the list to choose from came from their regular menu. We ate upstairs in a room that contained about 4 tables so the noise level was low. Other rooms in the house contained more room and the noise level appeared to be higher and more energetic in those areas. They also had outdoor dining but due to weather conditions that was not an option on the night we went. The food was very good and we would go back again especially for restaurant week.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nothing bad, nothing great either
    thadbme
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We this place to go for restaurant week as a 3 for 30 ordeal. Being associated with Maverick kitchens (High Cotton, and SNOB) are some praise, so it can't be that bad. Simply put this place is minor league compared to those bigger brothers. We didn't have anything bad, but there was nothing to write home to either. For the price we paid ($30 a piece) it was about right and I was not upset. However, if I were to have paid full price for the entrees I would have been upset. Food was okay, presentation was ok, service was okay, but it just didn't have anything that would jump out at me. If I were heading out for a nice place again, I would much rather go to one of the partner restaurants than this spot.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Date night with the wife.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    This place is great. The food was incredible, service was amazing and I would definitely recommend. It is somewhat of a local hidden gem tucked back in the Old Village near Shem Creek. You can get away from the bar scene at Shem Creek and sit down to a nice dinner in a very upscale restaurant just a block off of the harbor. After dinner, you can walk off the meal with a great stroll through the historic Old Village. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • What a night of good food!
    food4fun
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Get the shrimp/corn/crab chowder, loaded with seafood in a delicate broth. The mussels are fabulous, generous serving with spicy sausage and broth for dipping. Pan roasted grouper was moist, flaky with flavor not lost in the cooking process. The 6oz filet of beef was seared, served on a reduction that required nothing else. No salt or pepper needed for any dishes! It has been some time since we enjoyed a meal there but this time was definitely superior. It is so nice to find a restaurant near home with such quality dishes! The servers were attentive and professional down to the water glasses. They also offer a very nice and varied wine selection. Don't miss the Post House chocolate pie!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food and service
    HappydinerVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Three of four of us had the flounder filet. Mine wasn't very well done...too thick. The tomato pie was delish! The apps were very good! Had bisque and the muscles. They were memorable! Dessert, panna cotta was excellent!! We all got the three for thirty for Restaurant Week!! Go!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Experience
    Charlestonvisitors
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    We celebrated our anniversary at the Old Village Post House and had a great experience. From the moment we got to the restaurant we were welcomed and congratulated for the special occasion. We got a great table and the waiter came with two free glasses of champagne. We particularly appreciated the nice card we found at our table congratulating us, which was signed by the restaurant's staff. Service and food were great and we enjoyed our dining experience very much.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Date Night
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    This was a nice change of pace from the usual restaurants. While the tables are a little close for intimate chat it is still a very romantic place to go and eat.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Restaurant Week
    Kurt
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Great food and service. Nice to know they serve full portions on the price fixe menu. Take advantage of this great restaurant during restaurant week.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday at The Old Village Post
    Keith
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    While it was the first day of Charleston Restaurant week, the main reason for going was my birthday. It is a favorite place for me and has memories. Food was just outstanding. The server was very aware and on top of everything. His back up, Dalton, was the best I've ever had. Just keep doing what you do.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    We found this gem of a restaurant while staying in Charleston. We had already experienced some wonderful meals in Charleston restaurants and looked to Mt. Pleasant for a different kind of dining experience. We were very pleasantly surprised to have found such an adorable place. Even more surprising was the fabulous food and marvelous service. We would highly recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Brunch at the Post House
    AllanNanceVIP
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    This is an annual find we visit once or twice a year when in Mt. Pleasant. The food is always great, the service superb and the Old Village Post House ambiance is at the top of anyplace in the area. We will return on our next trip to Charleston and the Low Country.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Post House Delivers
    2pages
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    The Old Village Post House has long been one of our favorites for brunch and we love taking visiting friends and family there when possible.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • POST HOUSE BROUGHT IT HOME!
    SkipVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    From the moment we walked into the Post House, we knew we were going to have a very good dining experience. The staff at the maitre'd's station were very welcoming and seated us at a table that we requested on the tavern side of the restaurant. Our server, Lela, was attentive and knowledgeable and even brought us a tiny, complimentary goat cheese appetizer as new patrons of the restaurant. Everything we had--from the salad; seafood chowder; shrimp pirlou; and wine--met and exceeded our expectations. The manager, Noah, stopped by our table and was genuinely solicitous about our evening at the Old Village Post House. It was easy to tell him that we had an enjoyable meal. I believe I said: "You had us at the goat cheese!" We'll be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • katie
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Excellent food and service. The space has lots of charm.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • loved this restaurant!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Food and service was excellent! My husband and I went for his birthday . I got the crab cakes and he got the steak. They were both delicious! The staff was on top of everything with quick friendly service! We will definitely go back again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Brought my out of town family here for dinner and they all loved it. The atmosphere is wonderful and the food is even better. All of us walked out very satisfied and happy we picked that spot.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • capecod
    capecod
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    I cannot praise this lovely place enough! Everything is consistently wonderful - food, service, ambiance. I rate it among the top five restaurants in the Charleston area.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently excellent
    4thecubs
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    We have eaten at Old Village Post House several times and have had excellent food and excellent service every time. This dinner was a celebration for our 46th wedding anniversary. The staff all signed a card to give us best wishes, which was a nice and personal touch. They also gave us a glass of champagne. It is a very pleasant setting and offers an innovative menu. This evening the specials emphasized peach (drink, salad and dessert). We both had a seafood pirlou which was superb. We will go back again for sure.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One Word: PHENOMENAL
    JTorres
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    I had the opportunity to dine here with my family and what an amazing experience we had. We got there right at 5:30pm when they began dinner service, so it was very quiet as we were one of two guests that had arrived, but we liked that. I love where it's located. It's a very quaint and peaceful part in Mt. Pleasant. The service was first-class and the food was AMAZING!!! My parents don't always have an opportunity to get out to dine and they can be picky eaters, but they loved what they ordered and were still talking about it days after. Great work you all! Thank you for a wonderful evening. This is must-add to your list of places to dine! I can't wait to come back :-)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • JaneyEats
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Recently discovered this restaurant while visiting the Charleston area and it is my absolute favorite. Have only had dinner and brunch here and it was amazing both times. Will have to visit once whenever I am in the area! Atmosphere, service and food selection are excellent!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BobandLynda
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Good atmosphere for evening dining. Food is always good. One of our favorite restaurants.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful dinner
    sushiloverVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We have been to the OVPH many times for wine dinners but never just for dinner. We obviously have been missing out on great dinners. The food was fantastic. The grouper was perfectly prepared with a lovely sweet corn tamale and the homemade fettucine with summer vegetables & braised chicken melted in my mouth. The hopping john side dish was yummy as well. All in all, a lovely dinner. We will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • ALWAYS WONDERFUL!
    Catherine
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    The Post House is 1 1/2 blocks from my home. We have been there many, many times over the years and have ALWAYS been pleased with everything about this place. The service, food and atmosphere is always perfect. Last night we ate on the patio, it was simply lovely. We also love the bar area where it is intimate and clubby. The main dining room somehow always feels fresh, bright, sparkling and we love it for Sunday Brunch. We bring guests visiting the area here and they always smile and relax at this wonderful neighborhood restaurant and envy our good fortune to live in beautiful Mt. Pleasant.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wonderful meal and service
    Kelly
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    I haven't been here in almost 10 years. I am not sure why? Everything was wonderful! The service was top notch! A great selection of specialty drinks made with fresh peaches and their own house brand, Maverick, bourbon, rum, wines, etc. We had mussels to start with, the sauce was perfect, not too garlicky, but enough to give great flavor. Fresh fish was wahoo and it was prepared perfectly. We had peach cobbler with ice cream for desert. Just perfect. We sat at the bar and Zack was our bartender and was so friendly. We will definitely be back when we visit the area again!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Another wonderful experience
    MWK1313
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    This little gem is not to be missed. This is one of our local dining destinations when we aren't in the mood to go to downtown Charleston. It never disappoints. Early for our reservation, we sat at the bar. Our bartender, Zach, was delightful, knowledgeable and entertaining. From the second we stepped into the front door, the staff was affable and lovely. The food was, as usual, delicious. We will continue our tradition of having the Old Post on our list of favorites during our visit.
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  • Taster
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    All-in-all the whole dining experience was most enjoyable with the exception that my Wahoo had a bit of a "fishy" taste, while my wife's Wahoo did not!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • enjoyable evening
    CoCo
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Staff were very welcoming and setting perfect to dine with friends who you want to enjoy an evening with. Food was good- not outstanding . Menu selection great with sourthen dishes that are prepared in a southern manner and not all gussied up.
    Special Features:
    romantic, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Not so good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    It has been years since we have eaten at Old Village Post House. This dinner reminded us why. Husband's gazpacho had few veggies but tomatoes, no heat, and so salty he ate only half. The waitress asked if there was a problem, he said it was too salty for his taste. My watermelon/tomato salad, was okay. However, my grouper was raw in the middle, the avocado lime salad was a green goo artistically placed on the plate, and the tamale was all masa, with a couple of corn kernels here and there. A watercress, tomato, and corn salad was nice. I ate that and the top and bottom of the fish which was the cooked part. Husband's special black drum was fine, but nothing special. We declined dessert. It will be years before we return.
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  • Never disappoints us!
    ClosedVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Had seafood and it was wonderful! We were with family we hadnot seen in years and it was a very special dinner. Thanks for not disappointing us!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great atmosphere and service
    AnniversaryDiner
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Only thing better than the food was the setting in this charming old house with a very engaging server.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Downtowncharleston
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Always great food and service. Quaint. Can be noisy if group event upstairs
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.