Best American Restaurants in Charleston

Charleston GrillCharleston Grill
(3844)
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American | Downtown Charleston, Charleston
Peninsula GrillPeninsula Grill
(5268)
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American | Downtown Charleston, Charleston
181 Palmer181 Palmer
(245)
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American | Downtown Charleston, Charleston
The MacintoshThe Macintosh
(1888)
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American | Downtown Charleston, Charleston
Husk - CharlestonHusk - Charleston
(9693)
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American | Downtown Charleston, Charleston
Stack's Evening EatsStack's Evening Eats
(126)
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American | Mount Pleasant, Charleston
Rutledge Cab Co.Rutledge Cab Co.
(595)
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American | Downtown Charleston, Charleston
Crave Kitchen & CocktailsCrave Kitchen & Cocktails
(1031)
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American | Mount Pleasant, Charleston
ProhibitionProhibition
(905)
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American | Downtown Charleston, Charleston
McCrady's TavernMcCrady's Tavern
(1089)
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American | Downtown Charleston, Charleston
Craftsmen Kitchen and Tap HouseCraftsmen Kitchen and Tap House
(335)
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American | Downtown Charleston, Charleston
Toast of Mt. PleasantToast of Mt. Pleasant
(370)
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Southern | Mount Pleasant, Charleston
Eli’s TableEli’s Table
(2067)
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American | Downtown Charleston, Charleston
The Watch Rooftop Kitchen & SpiritsThe Watch Rooftop Kitchen & Spirits
(437)
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American | Downtown Charleston, Charleston

Best Italian Restaurants in Charleston

IndacoIndaco
(1301)
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Italian | Downtown Charleston, Charleston
Gennaro's Italian RistoranteGennaro's Italian Ristorante
(288)
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Italian | North Charleston, Charleston
Al Di LaAl Di La
(1267)
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Italian | West Ashley, Charleston
Fratello's Italian Tavern - Park CircleFratello's Italian Tavern - Park Circle
(303)
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Italian | North Charleston, Charleston
Vincent Chicco'sVincent Chicco's
(637)
$$$$
Italian | Downtown Charleston, Charleston
OMBRA Cucina ItalianaOMBRA Cucina Italiana
(2198)
$$$$
Italian | Hilton Head, Hilton Head
Michael Anthony's Cucina ItalianaMichael Anthony's Cucina Italiana
(2435)
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Italian | Hilton Head, Hilton Head
Al's UpstairsAl's Upstairs
(469)
$$$$
Italian | Columbia, Columbia
Trattoria DivinaTrattoria Divina
(1233)
$$$$
Italian | Hilton Head, Hilton Head
Davani'sDavani's
(863)
$$$$
Italian | Greenville, Greenville
Luigi's TrattoriaLuigi's Trattoria
(427)
$$$$
Italian | Myrtle Beach, Myrtle Beach
Villa TuscannaVilla Tuscanna
(491)
$$$$
Italian | North Myrtle Beach, Myrtle Beach
JiannaJianna
(814)
$$$$
Italian | Greenville, Greenville
Frankie Bones Restaurant & Lounge - Hilton Head IslandFrankie Bones Restaurant & Lounge - Hilton Head Island
(2175)
$$$$
Italian | Hilton Head, Hilton Head
Ristorante DivinoRistorante Divino
(463)
$$$$
Italian | Columbia, Columbia

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

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

First trip here - found the prices to be mid-range (though steaks were aggresively priced). Great smoked meats, very generous portions, creative sides & “starters”. Quality & taste was exceptional! Great atmosphere! Highly recommend! More

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Crave Kitchen & CocktailsCrave Kitchen & Cocktails
1031 reviews
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American | Mount Pleasant, Charleston

Crave is always our “go to”. The staff always makes us feel welcome & goes above and beyond to make sure our needs are met. From recommending a good bottle of wine, to making sure our meals meet our expectations, we always feel valued. More

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McCrady's Restaurant1. McCrady's Restaurant
191 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown Charleston, Charleston

This was definitely in the top 5 meals I’ve ever eaten. The tasting menu was extraordinary and a very good value for the price. More

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Circa 18862. Circa 1886
3176 reviews
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Southern | Downtown Charleston, Charleston

Found it on Yelp! Loved it. Great atmosphere with really good food. Our server was Caitlin and did a great job. More

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Cru Cafe3. Cru Cafe
3946 reviews
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Comfort Food | Downtown Charleston, Charleston

Great lunch. Fresh ingredients, clean, tasty and we will return. More

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Charleston Grill4. Charleston Grill
3844 reviews
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American | Downtown Charleston, Charleston

Great food across the board and wonderful service. My wife and I had a ahi tuna appetizer, lobster and sturgeon entrees with a cherry ice cream/waffle dessert. The wine list was above average. Had a great meal and will return. More

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Langdon's Restaurant5. Langdon's Restaurant
1597 reviews
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Southern | Mount Pleasant, Charleston

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Charleston restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Alo CafeAlo Cafe
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Greek | North Charleston, Charleston

Alo Cafe offers a unique casual dining experience in North Charleston. From expertly crafted pizza to burgers and the ever popular Gyro ("yeero"), Alo Cafe will satisfy any appetite. More

Eliza Bar + KitchenEliza Bar + Kitchen
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Farm-to-table | Mount Pleasant, Charleston

eliza’s bar + kitchen mirrors its hotel counterpart in inspiration, elevation and unique ambiance. Immerse yourself in Lowcountry cuisine with a twist, indulge in uniquely crafted cocktails and relax in the brand new restaurant’s inviting atmosphere. The bar features indoor and outdoor service, allowing you to set the mood indoors for an intimate dining experience outside by our resort-style pool. Our restaurant works with area farmers and purveyors, incorporating local seafood, vegetables, dairy, honey and other ingredients into the menus at the upscale hotel’s restaurant, room service and catering. Led by Chef Alecia Angioletti, with over 20 years in culinary experience, we are pleased to invite you to experience the newest restaurant in Charleston’s culinary scene.More

MOMO kitchen & marketMOMO kitchen & market
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American | Summerville, Charleston

MOMO is founded on the principle of being creative and having fun in hopes that our guest will share our excitement. It is shaped by our craftsman approach to cooking, the culture of our city, and the products of our local farmers and fishermen.

At MOMO we want our guest to know that it is possible to have wonderful, creative, and innovative cuisine outside of downtown with the same standards and quality that you would experience from a fine dining restaurant to artisinal deli. .

Our menu options are seasonal and change based on the ingredients availability and inspirations of the kitchen. We take pride in our values and hope to continue to grow and support the local food community. More

Sticky Fingers - SummervilleSticky Fingers - Summerville
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Barbecue | Summerville, Charleston

"Delicious!" raves Food and Wine Magazine. "This barbecue joint really delivers on some finger-lickin' fun," exclaimed Marc Summers on The Food Network. And Bon Appetit magazine reports that our ribs are "juicy and fall-off-the-bone delicious."

We offer a nice comfortable, casual atmosphere, a great bar with a wide selection of local and craft beverages plus a variety of food options including grilled burgers and healthy salads. All of our meats are smoked on-site with real hickory wood to provide incredible flavor and an authentic southern barbecue experience. We also have awesome appetizers such as our award-winning hickory-smoked wings and the world famous onion loaf. We also offer a “cool kids” menu so have something special for everyone in your group.

And speaking of groups, we love them of all sizes! Please call us directly for parties of ten or more so that we can be sure to accommodate your party.
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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.