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Husk - Charleston, Charleston, SC

Husk - Charleston

4.6
4.6
13779 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
Centrally located in historic downtown Charleston, Husk transforms the essence of Southern cuisine. Led by Executive Chef Ray England, the kitchen reinterprets the bounty of the surrounding area, exploring an ingredient-driven cuisine that begins in the rediscovery of heirloom products and redefines what it means to cook and eat in the Lowcountry. At Husk, there are some rules about what can go on the plate – if it doesn’t come from the South, it’s not coming through the door. Much like the décor that inhabits this historic Victorian-era home, the food is modern in style and interpretation. The restaurant is as casual as it is chic, evoking a way of life centered on seasonality and the grand traditions of Charleston life. It is a neighborhood gathering place for friends, and a destination dining spot for travelers seeking an award-winning taste of the South.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 118 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    American, Southern, Contemporary Southern

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat, Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Bar Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (843) 577-2500

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Ray England

  • Private party facilities

    Please email info@huskrestaurant.com for all private event inquiries.

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown Charleston

  • Parking details

    There are two public parking garages within 2 blocks of Husk.

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

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  • South Carolina

    Most Booked

  • Charleston

    Fit for Foodies

  • Charleston

    Healthy

  • Charleston

    American

  • Charleston

    Most Booked

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Waitress was so knowledgeable and the food was amazing!! The cheesecake was the best I have had.
  2. DL

    DawnL

    Atlanta

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding
  3. m

    maddie

    Raleigh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    great food with various options for all! highly recommend.
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Anniversary brunch
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall1food3service1ambience1
    We traveled from the West Coast for a special occasion and this was our last night. We had a 9:30pm reservation and the table before us was running late. Finally at 10pm after saying we were leaving they asked the table to wrap things up. The manager was beyond useless and rather condescending. The only thing that saved the night was the waiter.
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall3food4service3ambience3
    Husk, we got a late reservation for you, and you let us down. I’ve been here before and it was incredible. This evening, everything was tired. From the food to the waiters forgetting allergies to not offering dessert menus, don’t offer late reservations if you don’t want to serve them. We paid $15 for a bowl of lettuce, and $42 for an uncooked, unflavorful steak. We tried to make an adjustment to the snapper and couldn’t because everything is already mixed together. What is this, cafeteria style? Service was not hospitable (except the bar and hostesses, they were fantastic). The waiter made a mistake on our order forgetting an allergy, and he snidely asked “so you want me to send it back”, making me feel in the wrong. Truly sad experience.
  7. D

    Draco

    Atlanta

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    Expensive, the dish I ordered was spicy, didn't really taste much beyond "hot".
  8. NS

    NickS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Reserved, intimate atmosphere but not overly fancy. Great drinks from bar and great wine menus. Food was delicious from starters to dessert!
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Charlotte

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall3food5service3ambience4
    Food was excellent as always. Every dish. However I’ve had reservations for many, many months and still was seated after my reservation time. Also the wait time for our food was substantially longer than any other time we’ve been! But things happen. Overall the food will always be worth it!
  10. CD

    ChipD

    Atlanta

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    What an excellent meal and courteous service! We’d definitely return and can highly recommend Husk.
  11. CM

    CMKSJ1

    Philadelphia

    28 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    28 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Talmadge was a great server. He explained the selections in detail. Very attentive. Everything was delicious.
  12. R

    Rabbit

    Hawaii

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Husband and I were visiting Charleston for the first time. Read the excellent reviews of Husk, so we knew this was a place we wanted to have dinner. The restaurant is in a historic house, and it is just beautiful. I had the cornmeal fried catfish, with butter bean Hoppin John, rice and tomato gravy. We also shared a local greens salad and skillet cornbread. All the flavors went so well together, and the portion size was just right. My husband had the aged beef and it was very good, too. We shared a slice of cheesecake for dessert. A very pleasant experience.
  13. CL

    CLTGVL

    Key West

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    This was my third visit to a different Husk with my wife. The Charleston location is beautiful. The hostess and service was great. The oyster appetizer was amazing and did not disappoint. My wife had the ink rigatoni and she raved about it. Unfortunately for me my grass feed beef and confit potatoes fell short. The beef was extremely tough and the entire meal lacked seasoning. It felt like it wasn't even salted. I will go back for sure and try some different next time.
  14. SB

    StevenB

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall3food3service4ambience3
    Husk came highly recommended from friends that had been there a couple years ago. I don’t know what has changed at this place but our experience was totally underwhelming and we wish we hadn’t wasted one of our nights in Charleston at Husk. The menu was small and had an overly ambitious “farm to table” vibe. It seems in their effort to be trendy and popular they are missing some of the basics. All of our food lacked salt and was expensive for what you got. Had to send the wood fired chicken back. The lead time on reservations and the experience didn’t match.
  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Richmond

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall3food4service3ambience3
    My husbands birthday. No mention of it though ☹️
  16. DL

    DavidL

    Chicago

    30 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    30 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Husk lives up to it’s reputation! Great people, wonderful food and classy ambiance! Thank you for the wonderful evening
  17. KC

    KarenC

    Atlantic City

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful atmosphere. The wait staff was very accommodating, And food can’t be beat!!
  18. JC

    JanineC

    Calgary

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food and service. We had our wedding dinner there. It was outstanding.
  19. KM

    KarenM

    New York Area

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    The food was excellent and our server was very attentive. The only negative comment is the restaurant was very cold inside (over air conditioned).
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a wonderful evening. Food and service were great. The menu was very eclectic and different. They could stand to have a few more options for main course though. Great ambiance.
  21. S

    Scoop

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    Very pricey menu. Come here to eat high end meals. My pork was dry but my companion said it was the best fish she ever had (she ordered red snapper). The beignets were outstanding. They were served with caramel sauce and ice cream. I highly recommend them!
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best restaurant experience on the East Coast
  23. CD

    CarolD

    Chicago

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Sensational in every way. The focus was the food but the decor and waitstaff were excellent in conveying the vibe of creativity in flavor and pairings and balance between cours
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    Perfect options for everyone!
  25. TR

    TonyR

    New York Area

    13 reviews

    4.0

    13 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    The rabbit was excellent, but my red snapper was bland. The appetizers were good and the corn bread was okay. We expected that all the dishes would be excellent, but we only thought one was great.
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food and great place and service!
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    5 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience3
    Sadly poor experience after Sean Brock departure! We will likely not return and this has been our special occasion place minus a covid travel break, as frequent Charleston visitors. Dry squid ink pasta with crab shreds you could see but not taste, ok fried catfish but uniformly odd spice on 3 sides that tasted the same, side of burnt cornbread. Slow, not relaxing, SLOW service.
  28. M

    Matt

    Charlotte

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious (albeit a bit fancy) food. Superb service, and a great location and space.
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious cocktails and food. Each of us highly enjoyed our entrees - steak, chicken, and catfish.
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic dining experience
  31. SR

    StanleyR

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was absolutely delicious. The combinations were outstanding. Our server was so pleasant.
  32. AW

    AnneW

    San Francisco

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lives up to its reputation. Brunch was delicious and setting and service were excellent as well.
  33. c

    cowrats

    New Orleans

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food & service were great. An extra special touch… they printed Happy Anniversary on our menus.
  34. e

    emilym

    Atlanta

    1 review

    vip
    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience2
    I think jt was completely overhyped
  35. MM

    MattM

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Went for brunch. Food was fantastic! Will be returning for dinner.
  36. T

    Ttango

    Western NC

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience3
    The food was amazing. No doubt. For someone who doesn’t get too excited about a great meal, this one was unbelievable. The only complaint I have is the ambiance at the restaurant. It is very noisy and conversations echo throughout the old house turned restaurant. For some reason they had loud Led Zeppelin playing on radio which just added to the noise. Such an easy fix to play something more soothing. Hopefully they will!
  37. MR

    MichaelR

    London

    3 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience2
    Noise level was very high at times. It was hard to talk. We heard it was a sorority reunion going on
  38. HB

    HolsB

    Philadelphia

    37 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    37 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic food and service. Tried to get a reservation last year when visiting Charleston; but, no availability. Glad we could dine there this time when seeing our friends who live in the area. Amazing!!
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Cocktails were awesome. Ambience was top-notch. Food was outstanding.
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful food and beautiful porch to dine outdoors if you’d like to.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available

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You can order delivery directly from Husk - Charleston using the Order Online button.

Husk - Charleston is rated 4.6 stars by 13779 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 118 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Options

  • Order online
Google Map for Husk - Charleston

76 Queen Street, Charleston, SC 29401

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown Charleston

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat, Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Bar Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    American, Southern, Contemporary Southern

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    There are two public parking garages within 2 blocks of Husk.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Ray England

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (843) 577-2500

  • Private party facilities

    Please email info@huskrestaurant.com for all private event inquiries.

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