Rutledge Cab Co. - Priority Seating
Rutledge Cab Co. - Priority Seating

Rutledge Cab Co. - Priority Seating

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://rutledgecabco.com/
  • Phone: 8437201440
  • Hours of Operation:
    All Day All Night: 10:00am - 2:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Low Country, American, Southern
  • Executive Chef: Brian Lindsay
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Entertainment: Live Music Scheduling Varies Weekly. See Website or Facebook for details.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Mt. Pleasant St.
  • Public Transit: Bus stops at Rutledge Ave and Mt Pleasant St.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Large Private Lot
A word from Rutledge Cab Co. - Priority Seating
Rutledge Cab Company is located in Charleston's Wagener Terrace neighborhood at the intersection of Rutledge Ave & Mt. Pleasant St. Situated downtown close to area bridges & Interstate-26, our location provides easy access from anywhere in the greater Charleston metropolitan area. Customers enjoy the convenience of attended onsite parking. We open daily at 10am with an all day, all night menu. Loyal customers & food critics give RCC rave reviews for outstanding food and service. Many of our signature menu items are cooked over Charleston’s only indoor charcoal grill. You’ll savor the enhanced flavor & characteristics that only char-grilling offers. Breakfast, lunch, dinner & late night, Rutledge Cab Co is rock’n. This former convenience store/gas station has been transformed into Charleston’s favorite neighborhood restaurant/bar.
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT A RESERVATION. Rutledge Cab Co. accepts "RESERVE AHEAD PRIORITY SEATING," Which Will Reduce Your Wait Time.
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Rutledge Cab Co. - Priority Seating reviews from OpenTable diners
13 reviews since May 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.1
    Service4
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
87% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (11)neighborhood gem (10)great for outdoor dining (7)hot spot (7)great for lunch (6)late-night find (6)great for brunch (4)kid-friendly (4)fit for foodies (4)vibrant bar scene (4)Show More
  • Were you having a bad night???
    Ihunger
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Very poor service, it took over an hour to get our food (and we're just talking hamburgers here) The waitress was surly, when asked what was on draft she speed through them so quickly we had no idea what she had just said. She basically ignored us, never smiled and seemed really put-out. It's the hottest day of summer, and they had the door to the patio propped open so the inside was very hot. When you add how much we had to pay for this....I won't be going back!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome food, cool ambiance.Thanks!
    williamthetoast
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Sure, it was a Sunday, early evening and not a big crowd but the place is just plain comfortable. The food was even better. Wait staff was on their game and there was never a dry glass. Even out on the patio the thermal cooling towers and productive, properly oriented fans slapped down the heat of August Charleston. This was a very good experience for us. Simply; Delicious! I look forward to renewing my pleasure soon. ( If I still wrote restaurant reviews for Charleston Magazine, Rutledge Cab Company would be the beneficiary, absolutely. Continue On !) William Toast
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, nice screened patio
    hillvis
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    We were there at kind of an off/slow time, so service was a little slow, but I would still definitely go back. Food was tasty (LOVE the wings), the screened in patio was great. Super convenient location to access from I-26... Would like to go back again during a more peak time to check out the real vibe of the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • jratt79
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    Great service, great food, great atmosphere. Had their award winning burger and it did not let me down.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 9 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 22, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food3.9
    • Ambiance4
    • Service4.2
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 19 reviews are from the Rutledge Cab Co. - Priority Seating reviews archive.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/14/2014
    A friend recommended Rutledge Cab Co. to us. We had a late lunch, so the restaurant was not busy and fairly quiet. My husband and I each ordered burgers which were excellent. I had the build your own burger, with bacon, sauteed mushrooms and caramelized onions. Why, oh why, would you put CANNED mushrooms on a 13 dollar burger that has such great taste? It takes two seconds to saute some prescliced mushrooms! I just slid them off the burger, the burger tasted too good to have them on there. We were disappointed that they no longer have the cookies as were told to go there for the cookies if nothing else. We will definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Rutledge hidden Gem
    Pjsderby
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    In a nondescript neighborhood this is a great find, the building is unique and the food is very different from other near downtown restaurant's. They offer breakfast all day, as well as some delicious choices. We started with the Beer and Cheese fondue. The variety on the board was great. enough for two. We finished with a beef kabob. Definitely will return to try more.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not all that
    Dentalchick
    Dined on 4/13/2014
    When you order a lamb kabob and your friend orders steak salad, and neither is sure if one has the other's meat...there in lies the problem!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Varied menu pleased everyone
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 1/19/2014
    The menu offered something unique and delicious for everyone in our party. The burgers were cooked to perfection. One was ordered medium and one medium rare. The fish tacos were good. The blacked catfish was a real treat. The rice it was served on was yummy and the gumbo under that was flavorful with slices of sausage. We will certainly return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious food matters the most
    Nancy
    Dined on 1/18/2014
    The restaurant atmosphere was vibrant, but the food is what matters. It was all absolutely delicious. The flatbread appetizer was a new taste--roasted potato-- but it set the stage for a great meal to come. I asked for a variation in my salad, and it came out just as I asked. The server was pleasant, helpful and professional. The location is far enough out of the tourist district that the patrons seemed to be mostly locals the night we were there. I look forward to returning in the spring when it is warm enough to open all the walls!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 1/11/2014
    Rutlidge Cab Co. does not have a particularly large list of food selection, but what the meals they serve are extraordinary. During our time there yesterday, we saw them celebrate their 150,000th customer which was pretty awesome.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bar Food
    FoodieG
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    The menu is too diverse for this bar. They should stick with bar food & sandwiches. The potato/blue cheese flat bread was interesting & good. The cheese curds were very disappointing. Cheese Curds are usually cheddar or other strong cheese. RCCO's cheese curds are fried mozzarella!!! The Lamb Kabob was good. Cooked rare & had a nice mint sauce. The pork schnitzel w/ spaetzle & spinach was so salty I couldn't finish it. The spinach was inedible it was so salty. The bar is very attractive & big. RCCO is a good place for a drink & snack. The outside space is comfortable & will be fun in warmer months. Stick to burgers & sandwiches if you go to RCCO.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great place to meet friends
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 12/24/2013
    Great place to meet friends for break, lunch, or dinner. Comfortable dining and service with really good food! Try it you will like it.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best BLT Ever!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 12/14/2013
    We usually stay in downtown Charleston so the Rutledge Cab Co. is driving, not walking distance, but parking is a cinch. The place looks like a fast food joint done up a little bit rustic and a lot contemporary. The cab theme is carried out in touches of taxi yellow and even a side of a cab mounted on the wall. This is THE spot for an impeccable sandwich, flatbread or burger. My sky-high BLT was almost like a wedge salad on brioche toast, with perfect bacon and crunchy iceberg, and a cross between mayonnaise and ranch dressing. The fries were good but the pickled vegetables, almost like a vinegary slaw, were fantastic.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Reservation got us a table
    JamesW
    Dined on 11/29/2013
    Reservation got us a table in the middle of the room in front of kitchen. Made it a month in advanced. Not worth the effort Second experience with same server. Hoped she'd be gone by now. Was uninterested unattententive and rushed.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • First timer
    NDSCdiningout
    Dined on 11/10/2013
    My neice and I along with 2 others, ate their for her birthday. It was very nice. We ate outside where it's screened in. The weather was great that day. I look forward to dining there again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrible
    Chuckdiner
    Dined on 10/4/2013
    We got there at 8:15 for an 8:30 "reservation" and waited an hour and fifteen minutes to be seated at a wobbly high top outside. Was ignored by waitress, meal took 2 hours for just two appetizers, were among the last people to leave the restaurant. Poor poor poor service, just unacceptable. Food also wasn't even good.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Were told there were no reservation
    Foodislife
    Dined on 9/12/2013
    Were told there were no reservations taken, so we booked their "priority seating" time and arrived early to find many open tables. Service and atmosphere were very good, but the Tomato Soup was WAY too salty. Unfortunately, I ate mine anyhow and then was mad at myself for being too full to really appreciate the Tacos which were very tasty and seasoned better than the soup. No coffee available however after the meal and that is really disappointing for an afternoon meal. Would go back but be pickier with my food choices...
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome breakfast!
    Luvcharleston
    Dined on 8/31/2013
    Too bad this gem is not closer to downtown. The food was excellent. Well worth the cab ride!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • food was very good and great
    CHSfood
    Dined on 8/25/2013
    food was very good and great little spot for lunch or dinner. I have eaten at this location several times and it has pleased everyone that joined me. good sandwiches, onion soup is great and good burgers (not much on coated fries). The desert was ok not great. fun place to have a beer and be with friends and family. we will be back
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Tasty Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 8/13/2013
    Great Lamb Kabob, Great Gilled Veggie Flatbread, Great Fish Tacos, Great Veggie Burger, Great Grits
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We celebrated our son's 33rd
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 7/28/2013
    We celebrated our son's 33rd birthday with a family supper. We all got something different and everyone enjoyed their meal.it was a fun place and we hope to return soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Too hot summer
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 7/5/2013
    This was my 2nd experience. First time for dinner. The outside porch and bar is great for brunch or dinner in spring. But all that open space into the bar and dinner tables inside on a busy weekend makes a sauna. Hard to enjoy the food when it is sweltering and the AC can't keep up with the open doors and windows. Plus the bar was packed adding warm people to the room. Will try again in the fall or a random Tuesday with less people!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food and service were
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/4/2013
    The food and service were great. Went there for fourth of July before heading out for fireworks. Great patio for outdoor seating though it was a little noisy with the fans blowing and the freezer unit in the back lot going. Great place for a casual dinner with an interesting menu. Will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.