Bricks & Barrels

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546 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steakhouse
Bricks & Barrels is a steak and seafood experience recently voted as Charleston's Favorite Restaurant in the annual People's Choice Awards. Known for its unique ambience that relaxes the mind and rejuvenates the spirit, Bricks & Barrels features four semi-private dining areas that give the sensation of dining inside a whiskey barrel. The restaurant’s interior features wooden whiskey barrels used as dining tables contrasted against the rustic brick façade. But the food & drinks are the highlight, with the Green Tomato Napoleon being a favorite appetizer. The Mediterranean Chicken was nominated for Charleston's best dish by The Food Guy, a local food critic: "bone-in chicken breast braised in capers, figs and olives created a beautiful symphony of flavors (sweet, tart, salty, earthy) on a colorful, gorgeously presented plate." Charleston's Favorite Bartender Drew serves specialty cocktails, local craft beer and award-winning wines. Memories are made at Bricks & Barrels.
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danielh
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

overall wonderful experience! professional staff, and our server was second to NONE

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal. Reserved a “barrel” booth. It felt very safe. Food was great, service was excellent. I highly recommend for a special occasion

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KennethP
Jacksonville
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Overall a good meal with excellent service. There were a couple of misses-- steak was overcooked, ordered medium and it came out well done. Risotto was a bit overcooked. Strawberry dessert was delicious. Looking forward to going back again!

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was great and very sweet! Timing of appetizer and food was great; and the food itself was very delightful!

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JenniferW
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was phenomenal, I could eat the butter basted salmon and risotto every day. Our party also had a fried green tomatoe napoleon the truffle totts and calamari as starters. The steaks were cooked perfect, our server friendly and the Tropic Like It's Hot cocktail was yummy. We will certainly return.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Not our first visit and as pleasant as past visits. They practiced social distancing and the staff wore masks. We knew the food was delicious, but were assured they are a safe place to eat at this time. Wonderful selection of craft beers too!

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AdamB
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall1food1service3ambience1

The stakes were way to salty and were not cooked all the way.

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JeffB
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Wasn’t impressed with the Salmon, Sea Bass was excellent and tots as an appetizer were amazing along with the Tuna!

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SusanM
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We were there for my daughters birthday with friends. The staff were very nice and helpful. The food was overall very good other than my brussel sprouts they were not as good as normal. There were not too many people. Overall we had a good time

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Overall ok. The walls in Barrel seating has several scratches and nicks around opening.
Door good but rice was cold and lobster bisque lacked lobster and was bland.
I have been there several times and this experience was not up to prior visits.

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ChristieR
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We definitely recommend to anyone. Wonderful place to have dinner.

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JeffV
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A favorite go to in Charleston, great food and service.

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JoeA
West Virginia
2 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2020
Overall3food4service5ambience5

Great food and service. Was a little disappointed that they had no bread. Not sure how that happened but it took away a little from the experience.

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JeffV
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service and food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I usually get steak, but wanted to try a burger. Best burgers in town. My wife and I both got different burgers (PB&J Burger and Firestarter Burger). Both fantastic. Drinks were great, appetizer and desert were great. Cody was great and very personable. Awesome experience as always!

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BrandyL
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was well prepared and very good quality. The children’s menu is very good and offers large portions.

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PaulR
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2020
Overall3food5service4ambience5

The reason I did not give you a 'yes' is because of your support of antifa, and BLM. 2 American internal terrorist organizations.

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ChrisB
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2020
Overall3food2service5ambience4

Made a reservation, wanted a barrel table, unable to get one... Unsure what a reservation is for or how to get a barrel. That's minor though. Steak over priced, full of fat and gristle. Salad over priced and lacked substance. Pan seared brussels were a complete let down, hard and under cooked. Overall too expensive at 90 bucks and be let down. Not one to complain to the server, after all she was great. Grace I believe.. Seems like you pay for the "chance" to sit in a barrel and watch baseball at power park. Won't be referring anyone I know to waste their money, sorry but prices are too high for product on the table.. Better steak at IHOP.

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BethB
West Virginia
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Definitely one of my favorite restaurants. Service and food is always excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! Excellent service!

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Heather
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bricks and Barrels is one of my favorite places for a nice meal!

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Angela
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal and service for our party of 7. We had the hummus platter, crab & artichoke dip & calamari to start. Entrees were shrimp & grits, seafood pasta, cajun pasta, and filet. All were delicious.

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BillW
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great Menu and food was cooked to order. Deserts were very good.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and ambiance!

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BryanB
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

A wonderful restaurant for a memorable evening. Will definitely be returning.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall1food2service1ambience4

Was not a good experience food was cold, waitress was not very good not knowledgeable, over all won’t go back!

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We had a great meal ! We hadn’t been here for sometime and decided to give it a try and we were pleasantly surprised at the wonderful meal. The server was great and very attentive. This restaurant has always had a great look and a relaxed vibe. It’s great to see they are thriving.

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OpenTable Diner
West Virginia
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was my birthday as well as another member of our family. We had an area to ourself. Everyone was very accommodating & wonderful service

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Quietdinner2
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great service. Had filet that was ordered med well and it was well. Overall good date though.

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ChrisJ
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and atmosphere. Everything we ordered tasted amazing, and the service was outstanding, even on a busy Valentine’s Day. Will definitely be going again

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vipKimberlyW
Orlando
8 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Very good experience

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AndrewO
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience5

I've at at Bricks and Barrels a handful of times over the years. Service was slow on Valentines Day, but typically not like this on normal nights.

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KelseyB
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All the food was amazing. Service was great. Worth the money.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An awesome dining experience!!!

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hilljack
Nashville
4 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always - fantastic!

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CedrickF
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Haley, was an amazing server and took great care of our party of 5. The food and presentation was great.

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mcford
Omaha
10 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our second time dining at Bricks and Barrels. It was vastly improved from our first time. Our waiter was very prompt and efficient. The food seemed to be liked by all. We had a party of 8 and were able to be placed in the "barrel" area which really was so conducive to our boisterous party.
Parking: challenging (don't walk alone at night)
Reservations: make for large parties (didn't seem very busy otherwise)

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

It was Restaurant Week and I decided to treat my family to Birthday dinner and try a new restaurant. Bricks and Barrels was awesome. We had a wonderful dinner and a great time celebrating birthdays. Thanks

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience4

The server was excellent. She was very good. Two tables got served and left before we got you dinner. It was over an hour.

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MICHELEC
1 review
Dined on January 28, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Had the Sea-bass and it was delicious! Enjoyed the atmosphere and the service. Will be going back to try other dishes.

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