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
193 reviews since June 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.6
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (154)special occasion (116)fit for foodies (114)romantic (87)great for brunch (54)great for outdoor dining (54)good for groups (26)notable wine list (22)kid-friendly (12)scenic view (11)great for lunch (10)hot spot (7)vibrant bar scene (7)late-night find (6)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    As always, a great evening with super food and wine pairing. Local sourcing and creative dishes make this a very special restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    We celebrated 47 year anniversary there, and the food, staff, roses on the table were all very special, and it was just overall GREAT!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Top Charleston Dining:An Inn Thing
    Eagerdiner
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    Combined pleasure with business and received many recommendations for great dining in Charleston. Several friends supplied lists and we honed in on same restaurants appearing on multiple lists. The group that owns Old Village Post House Inn were noted on several lists so we decided to try it since it was near Charleston Harbor Resort where we stayed for 4 nights. We ate at two restaurants owned by a different restaurant group in Charleston for a lunch and dinner and still preferred and praised the exquisite food, charming setting and informed/professional service of the Old Village Post House Inn. A MUST try!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Isa999VIP
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    Loved the veggie plate, maybe a little bit salty but great variety!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    Ambience is very nice. Visited with old friends and it was quiet so conversation was easy. Tuna was recommended as excellent for appetizer and was tasteless. There are no entrees that are heart healthy. The beet salad was excellent. 2 of the 4 meals were incorrect with the wrong meat or no meat placed as ordered. For living in Charleston and the many options available, I will not be back there anytime in the near future. This was a disappointment since previous experiences were good
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • SCgirl
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Great food-great service-interesting history in a charming neighborhood of old Mt. Pleasant!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lucked Out
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    My husband and I went to the Old Village Post House to celebrate my second full year of teaching. It definitely did not disappoint! We somehow managed to get the upstairs room by ourselves. It was nice and quiet, and the food was very good. When we left the building, we went through the downstairs- the noise level jumped from 'quiet' to 'energetic'. The only downside was that the truffle fries were not as good as the last time we went- but they were still very good. Service was great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always good!
    kathVIP
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    We had the Quail and Lamb for main course, but were very good. We always try to make the trip to Mt. Pleasant when we come to Charleston, it's worth the drive!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 105 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 3, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.5
    • Food4.5
    • Ambiance4.4
    • Service4.5
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 1176 reviews are from the Old Village Post House reviews archive.
  • Liked It
    Hmb1
    Dined on 6/1/2014
    Very good brunch after four days of eating out at all the top spots in town.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great spot for our anniversary
    eyemd7
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    We went to the Old Village Post House for our first wedding anniversary. They made the evening more than special for us, and treated us in the most amazing fashion. Our waitress, Danielle, was incredible and one of the friendliest and kind souls you would ever want to meet. She had great recommendations, and was extremely knowledgeable about the restaurant and the food. It was a true pleasure to dine, and although it was our first time eating there, I hope it will not be our last.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Delicious meal!
    dibernardi3000
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    My fiance and I ate here on a Friday night. It was very easy to get a reservation using open table. Great service and great food. Would highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A sure thing
    RegularcustomerVIP
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    Our dinner at The Post House was good, as always. The soft shell crab special was delicious and my mahi mahi was equally tasty. The difference on this occasion was our server, who was particularly cordial, courteous and efficient. She was a pleasure to work with. You can never go wrong with a dinner here. I think it is the best of the Maverick Group.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good, but not outstanding.
    ayl14
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    Having been to OVPH many times, it's a good place to go for groups with a wide range of tastes (I, a vegetarian, my brother, a plain cheeseburgerian can both eat happily), but it's nothing that truly stands out. The hostesses tend to seem a bit indifferent or unorganized at times, and the wait staff ranges from great and attentive to details to more focused on socializing with coworkers. The food is generally good, but the vegetable plate (usually the only vegan/strict vegetarian option) lacks presentation and creativity like the meat-based meals. Overall, it's a fine place to eat dinner or have brunch, but it's not one for special occasions or stand-out food.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice local gem
    Cougdude
    Dined on 5/27/2014
    Great experience with this local gem. Downtown quality without the traffic ! Somewhat limited menu but well balanced. Likewise wine list not extensive but good choices
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dependable
    HappyVIP
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    Always love the Old Village Post. Softshell crab was excellent, although not so crazy about the accompanying ramps... a little too chewy. The halibut was moist and delightful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Get the shrimp and grits
    pstrong4
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    I had chicken and waffles. Just OK. Nothing special. I've always had the shrimp and grits and that is much better.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • wonderful
    clark010
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    My boyfriend and I ventured over to Mt. Pleasant for Sunday brunch, and we both thoroughly enjoyed Old Village Post House. It was one of the highlights of our Charleston trip.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • All about the server
    mhstarkey
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Paula waited on us and we sat upstairs. She chose my spouses meal and it was so good. The service was great. We'll go back!!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Perfect Size
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/19/2014
    If you are looking for a great location w/ a cozy atmosphere this is the place. The menu is small but great, you won't have a problem finding a course that suits you. The outside patio is nice when the weather permits and they have larger rooms upstairs if you need more space for a large party.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good brunch place.
    2pages
    Dined on 5/18/2014
    We enjoy taking our guests to brunch at the Post House. Always something new to look forward to on the menu.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hidden gem
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    Tucked into the Old Mt. Pleasant neighborhood, this sweet tiny spot has a "locals" feel you don't find in the bustling food scene that has become downtown Charleston. All the "foodie" benefits like craft cocktails, inspired food, & tasty desserts without the celebrity chefs & long wait. Would do it again!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great solid choice for nice dinner
    LovingLifeinCharleston
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    We got exactly what we expected: very good food, good service, nice atmosphere all at a reasonable price. We'll go back. We'll recommend to others.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Unique restaurant in Mount Pleasant
    luvgdfoodVIP
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    We enjoyed a delicious meal here with superb dish of shrimp and grits and salmon served over carrot puree. The setting is very inviting in the historic old post office. Will certainly return here on our next trip to Charleston.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Caught on bad night I guess
    EddieVIP
    Dined on 5/13/2014
    We were seated in bar area actually a good table by the window... The oyster appetizer was fantastic... Unfortunately downhill from there there was no service I had to get up twice to get a drink... I had the pork chop special ...ordered medium..came back rare...couldnt make a Mai Tai, said she followed her book recipe... They were closing up breaking down I was having dinner took away from what was left of night... Not sure if I would go back
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Foodie
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    It was our first visit and we'll definitely return since there were several entrees that sounded wonderful. Had crab soup as a starter and it was one of the best in Charleston!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never fails to impress!
    none
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    I have NEVER been disappointed with the Old Village Post House. However because this was Mother's Day (we ate at 5:30 with my 90 year old Mom) I was surprised that the service was much slower than it usually is. That's my only criticism.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent Mothers Day Dining !
    Rkeyes85VIP
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Had a wonderful visit with outside seating -- perfect temperature and experience. A Mount Pleasant village gem !
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very nice dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    We had such a nice dinner at the Post House! Busy Friday night but it didn't seem hectic in the restaurant. Great service, great food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthdays & Mothers Day Celebration
    NJTransplants
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    Since we had two birthdays this week and Mothers Day on Sunday we combined them with friends for dinner out. We dine at the Post House often, as the service and food are always excellent and you can talk at the table and be heard!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful restuarant
    Joel
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    Great food and service. Would highly recommend. This is an excellent neighborhood restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Quaint neighborhood gem
    Emily
    Dined on 5/4/2014
    This restaurant is located in a charming little Inn in Old Village, Mount Pleasant. They have a great outdoor patio, stellar service, and delicious food. Wonderful brunch place!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Enjoyable Brunch
    2pages
    Dined on 5/4/2014
    This place provides one of our favorites for brunch in the Charleston area. Though it wasn't on the menu this trip we love their huevous rancheros when they are available. Chicken and waffles was unusual and tasty.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • trvlng
    Dined on 4/29/2014
    Worth the time finding this wonderful place. If you are from out of town a gps is a necessity
    Special Features:
    special occasion, Late-Night Find
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • outstanding
    jwrocVIP
    Dined on 4/28/2014
    went on a Monday night...arrived apologetically late for reservation...they were most hospitable waiter made excellent small talk...food was served in appetizing manner...And was REALLYgood. (salmon and braised lamb) will definitely return
    Special Features:
    Neighborhood Gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Event Celebration Restaurant
    FoodieGalileo
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    Truly a fine establishment. A crown jewel obviously. Ambiance, and service all to perfection. Our food was excellent. Definitely on our outstanding list of Charleston's finest eateries. The personal touch by all who hosted us was fantastic. Will definitely revisit no matter what the occasion, 70th birthday or not.
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, special occasion, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Old Post House
    Dadof5
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    Well prepared and served dinner on Saturday. My dinner of soft shelled carb was excellent. Large and tasty. Other entrée, Bistro steak was flavorful bit just slightly chewy. Spinach salad and roasted romaine Caesar was very good. Too full to have desert this time. Still highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always Delicious
    Sullygirl
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    Just a beautiful setting and impeccable service , with outstanding food... What more can you want?
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Evening
    Daniel
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    We celebrated a special occasion Sat. eve. The food was wonderful. Especially the salmon and also the vegetable dish. Would recommend this restaurant to everyone.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Fit For Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful dining
    Jmdiningout
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    Great service and consistent great dining experience.
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service, food was lacking
    FitFoodieVIP
    Dined on 4/24/2014
    Food conceptually sounded delicious. Presentation was great and service was phenomenal. The food just doesn't compare with other restaurants in Charleston. Needed a little more flavor and flare.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet