Best American Restaurants in Charleston

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Rappahannock Oyster Bar - CharlestonRappahannock Oyster Bar - Charleston
608 reviews
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Seafood | Downtown Charleston, Charleston

The steak was perfect and sea food was good. Service was great. More

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Mill Street TavernMill Street Tavern
212 reviews
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American | Mount Pleasant, Charleston

Good food and great view of Shem Creek. Very nice seating. Will be back when the roof top bar is open. More

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Crave Kitchen & CocktailsCrave Kitchen & Cocktails
1083 reviews
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American | Mount Pleasant, Charleston

Wonderful Valentines Day at Crave. Food is always prepared to perfection and with attention to details. Waitstaff and manager are always on their toes to make a dinner a dining experience. Love this place. More

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Woodward TavernWoodward Tavern
11 reviews
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American | Mount Pleasant, Charleston

Excellent food and great service. More

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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

Charleston's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
McCrady's Restaurant1. McCrady's Restaurant
220 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown Charleston, Charleston

Awesome food & wine pairing. Service very engaging and attentive. One those food experiences that stays with you forever. More

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843 KOREAN BBQ & SUSHI HOUSE2. 843 KOREAN BBQ & SUSHI HOUSE
114 reviews
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Korean | North Charleston, Charleston

Price tag is high on the Korean BBQ but we’ll worth it. More

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Circa 18863. Circa 1886
3260 reviews
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Southern | Downtown Charleston, Charleston

Service was outstanding and so was the food. Very nice atmosphere. Food presentation is outstanding also. We could not have had better service or food! First time dining here and we will be back. More

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Cru Cafe4. Cru Cafe
4038 reviews
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Comfort Food | Downtown Charleston, Charleston

Great food. Great service. Friendly warm atmosphere. More

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Oak Steakhouse5. Oak Steakhouse
3223 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown Charleston, Charleston

Awesome Awesome Awesome! Great food and service. The Crabcakes are the best. More

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Charleston restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Bourbon n BubblesBourbon n Bubbles
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American | Downtown Charleston, Charleston

Bourbon n Bubbles is Charleston's newest luxury restaurant and bar. Located at the corner of King and Spring Streets, enjoy our offerings of small plates and select entrees coupled with a premier selection of Champagne, bourbon and hand-crafted cocktails. More

FuyuFuyu
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Sushi | Johns Island, Charleston

Sushi. Ramen. Libations.More

Gabrielle Charleston in Hotel BennettGabrielle Charleston in Hotel Bennett
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Contemporary Southern | Downtown Charleston, Charleston

Gabrielle Charleston marries Old-World allure with the character of the South within an elegant and inviting atmosphere overlooking Charleston’s historic Marion Square. Drawing from his culinary background working extensively in both Europe and New Orleans, Executive Chef Michael Sichel has developed a menu that is inspired by the bounty of Coastal Carolina.

Featuring the city’s finest outdoor dining terrace, the refined and lively restaurant is classically Charlestonian, serving guests daily with quintessential hospitality, warmth and grace. Arched floor-to-ceiling windows ascend over the restaurant’s exquisite bar, serving craft cocktails, shimmering oysters, Belgian frites and more. Beyond, the enchanting two-story dining room delivers intimate spaces, fine wines and premium cuts of steaks and sustainable seafood – creating an experience exclusive to The Holy City.




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RenzoRenzo
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Pizza Bar | Downtown Charleston, Charleston

Located in a historic Charleston storefront, Renzo is the first full-service restaurant project from Faculty Lounge owners Erik and Nayda Hutson. Erik, a licensed architect and contractor, designed and renovated the space himself. From building out the kitchen to fabricating casework to constructing booths and tables, he spent more than a year finishing the restaurant by hand. The restaurant opened its doors early March 2018.More

Topsail Restaurant & BarTopsail Restaurant & Bar
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Seafood | Mount Pleasant, Charleston

Centrally located on Coleman Blvd with private parking, our complete renovation of a historic landmark in Mt. Pleasant offers an inviting and relaxing atmosphere. Come relax with your friends on our outside patio with sectional sofa and fire pit, enjoy views of the Ravenel bridge and our grand oaks, while listening to our great Spotify music playlists. The food is outstanding, featuring seafood and steak creations that will simply amaze you, such as the Surf and Surf, with lobster, crab, scallops and shrimp. Our cocktails are simple, yet elegant. We put a great deal of care into their ingredients, whether it's a choice of spirits, the squeezing of juices, the recipes for our mixers or the ice that goes in the glass. More

Discover Charleston

When you're in the historic port town of Charleston, you'll see an abundance of seafood. From the Low Country boils that include lobster and potatoes to shrimp and grits, there is a bit of everything for you to enjoy. Seafood restaurants are found on almost every corner and serve the freshest seafood possible as it's caught from the ocean on the same day in most cases. Another favorite dish that you'll find is fried chicken and waffles. Be sure to stop by one of the many souvenir stores in Charleston to get fresh fudge or a bag of saltwater taffy.