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Best American Restaurants in Folly Beach


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A photo of Church and Union - Charleston restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown Charleston
Booked 133 times today
A 5th Street Group Concept. Modern-American cuisine served in a casual yet refined atmosphere. Menu by Executive Chef Doug Watson & Bravo Top Chef Alum Chef Partner Jamie Lynch.
A photo of The Establishment restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Downtown Charleston
Booked 20 times today
The Establishment stands as an exemplar of delightful seafood cuisine in the vibrant city of Charleston. The restaurant has consistently received a torrent of praise with customers applauding the “excellently prepared seafood dishes” and the “absolutely outstanding” meals delivered. The numerous mentions of their seafood cuisine highlight how they have perfectly honed their specialty. In particular, dishes like the Peruvian inspired tomato-based seafood soup and the whole fish come highly recommended. The freshness of the seafood is another laudable aspect, as is the ever-changing menu that revolves around local food sources. Its unique atmosphere, fantastic service, and exquisite cocktails further enhance the dining experience.
A photo of Oak Steakhouse - Charleston restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown Charleston
Booked 42 times today
Oak Steakhouse in Charleston has received rave reviews for its exceptional steakhouse cuisine. Patrons praise the establishment for its variety of perfectly cooked steaks and accompanying sides. The staff frequently receives commendation for their professionalism and excellence in suggesting wine and dishes. The ambiance is hailed as being perfect for special occasions, fine dining, and even casual date nights. This establishment is often cited as a favourite place to eat in Charleston, and some even claim it serves the best steak in the city. The overall experience at Oak Steakhouse exceeds expectations, delivering quality food, excellent service, and an enjoyable ambiance that guarantees a memorable dining experience.
A photo of Peninsula Grill restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Downtown Charleston
Booked 36 times today
Recognized for its impeccable service, delectable steaks, and superb wines, Peninsula Grill is an emblem of American cuisine. This Charleston restaurant is renowned for dishes like filet, salmon, and rack of lamb, and has even been touted as 'the best restaurant in America' in a review. Their extensive wine list, featuring selections from around the world, has earned a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, with bottles ranging from $40-$1400 to suit any palate. The restaurant’s ambience is described as upscale yet comfortable, with some patrons noting the stunning velvet walls and outdoor seating. A crowning jewel in Peninsula Grill's repertoire is the lauded coconut cake, an indulgence not to be missed.
A photo of Rudy Royale restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown Charleston
Booked 17 times today
Rudy Royale is praised for offering the best southern cuisine in Charleston according to countless reviews. The restaurant exudes southern hospitality at its finest, with reviewers highlighting the friendly, efficient, attentive staff and unrushed service. Remarks from satisfied patrons also emphasize the excellent quality of food, mentioning the impeccable chicken tenders, mac and cheese, and cornbread amongst their favorites. The sangria is also highly recommended. Visitors appreciate the casual yet elevated ambiance and the space's family-friendly nature. The restaurant's ability to handle large groups without compromising on food quality or service is also commended. Many promise to return, with one calling it their new "go-to" for guests.
A photo of California Dreaming - Charleston - Priority Seating restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • West Ashley
Booked 45 times today
California Dreaming - Charleston Priority Seating, offers a splendid experience of American cuisine in a historic setting with beautiful views of the harbor. The menu offers a wide range of scrumptious dishes from blackened chicken pasta, roasted salmon, and marinated sirloin to Charleston's favorite seafood pasta and fried shrimp. Reviewers frequently mention the restaurant's relaxed atmosphere, quality food, and excellent service. The California Dreaming salad with house dressing is highly recommended, while the cocktails and desserts also draw praise. Whether it's for a special occasion or just enjoying a good meal, California Dreaming is a cherished restaurant among locals and visitors alike.
A photo of The Peacock Charleston restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown Charleston
Booked 29 times today
The Habit, located in Charleston, has been highly praised for its outstanding American cuisine. Reviewers rave about its unique spaces, including a dining room, a speakeasy-style lounge, and a rooftop bar with stunning views of the bay. Diners enjoy a selection of classic dishes such as crispy chicken sandwiches, juicy cheeseburgers, and fresh salads. The experience is elevated by the attentive service, beautiful decor, and the lively ambiance of live music. The Habit is a favorite among locals, receiving accolades for its friendly and efficient staff. A combination of delicious food, unique interior design, and top-notch service has customers declaring it a wonderful addition to the Charleston restaurant scene and a destination for great American cuisine.
A photo of Anson restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Downtown Charleston
Booked 21 times today
Anson, located in Charleston, offers an exceptional dining experience epitomizing Southern hospitality and cuisine. Customers have lauded the restaurant for its "friendly and accommodating service," "great atmosphere," and "absolutely fabulous food". The menu is deeply rooted in Southern culinary tradition, featuring classics like "Shrimp & Grits," "She Crab Soup," "Fried Green Tomatoes," and the customer-favorite "Crispy Flounder". As one reviewer put it, "The flounder is my go to, has been for 20 years. Shrimp and grits are amazing. [...] Southern food done right." Anson's expertise in Southern cooking, combined with its warm atmosphere, delivers an unforgettable dining experience.
A photo of Bourbon N' Bubbles restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown Charleston
Booked 18 times today
Bourbon n' Bubbles, often heralded for its Contemporary American cuisine, has been praised in reviews for its delectable dishes, superb service, and great ambiance. Patrons commend the restaurant's diverse offerings, from butcher cuts and pork shank to vegetarian-friendly options such as a sweet corn risotto. Stand-out dishes include the crab fondue, shrimp tempura, and truffle fries, suggested to be the best some customers have ever had. Their unique drink menu, featuring smoked whiskey, espresso martinis, and a broad bourbon selection, adds to the stellar dining experience. Reviewers rave about the warm and intimate atmosphere, reinforcing the overall perception of Bourbon n' Bubbles as a must-visit spot for Contemporary American cuisine.
A photo of Tempest restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Downtown Charleston
Booked 13 times today
With a reputation of excellence in the Charleston market, Tempest's seafood cuisine stands out among the rest. Patrons continuously praise the seafood tower, heralding its freshness and exceptional quality. Swordfish and local seafood options are also prominent favorites, underlining the restaurant's commitment to serving top-notch seafood dishes. The service at Tempest is also highly commended and adds to the sophisticated dining experience. The staff is often described as attentive, knowledgeable, and personable, making everyone feel welcome and well-cared for. Tempest's unique offering of complimentary cognac and cigar further enhances the overall dining experience, making it a memorable one for all visitors.
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