Charleston Wine + Food Festival Restaurants

Charleston Wine + Food Festival Restaurants

Taking place the first week of March every year, the Charleston Wine + Food festival is one of the most revered culinary events in the country. This marks the 15th edition of the legendary fest, which runs from March 4-8 and features more than 200 of the hottest bar stars and top chefs in the South and beyond. It’s an epic, all-out affair that rivals others for its energy and intensity. Want to check out the Charleston restaurants involved with this year's festival? Here they are:

Restaurants:5Church - Charleston, Anson, Burwell's Stone Fire Grill
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Contemporary American, Southern, Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:Downtown Charleston

5Church - Charleston

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown Charleston
3,397 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Be sure to put this on your restaurant list when visiting Charleston! A beautiful building/setting and delicious meal combined to deliver an exceptional dining experience! Do yourRead more
90% recommended
Contemporary American in South Carolina

Anson

$$$$·Southern·
Downtown Charleston
2,540 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Amazing dinner and service. We had wine apps entress and dessert all great. Superb shrimp and grits.
96% recommended
Best Overall in Charleston
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Burwell's Stone Fire Grill

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown Charleston
1,906 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Great dinner in every way!! We’ll be back soon. A very special place in a great city.
90% recommended
Best Overall in Charleston
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Butcher & Bee - Charleston

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown Charleston
285 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Authentic
  • Great for Brunch
Wait staff was extremely friendly!
100% recommended
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Charleston Grill

$$$$·Unspecified·
Downtown Charleston
4,491 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
We went to Charleston Grill for our anniversary. They treated us so well and the food was outstanding! My wife felt it was one of the best dinners she had ever had!! What a verRead more
98% recommended
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Circa 1886

$$$$·Southern·
South Carolina
3,620 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Special meal in a special place. The food, service, and surroundings were wonderful. One of our favorite places in Charleston.
95% recommended
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Cru Cafe

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Downtown Charleston
4,601 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Cozy
  • Casual
Great local restaurant. Very cozy. Buttermilk fried oyster salad is the bomb!
100% recommended
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Fleet Landing Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown Charleston
5,431 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Food was great and view was too.
97% recommended
Scenic View in South Carolina

Hank's Seafood Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown Charleston
8,596 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
A really good restaurant. Everything we had was superb.
95% recommended
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Henrietta's - The Dewberry

$$$$·French American·
Downtown Charleston
524 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
My husband and I went with out of town guests - we didn't go to take advantage of restaurant week, but once there decided the special menu looked good. We all had the crab fritterRead more
82% recommended
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Husk - Charleston

$$$$·American·
Downtown Charleston
11,833 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
The food was delicious! Service superb and ambiance was very nice!
89% recommended
Most Booked in South Carolina
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Indaco

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown Charleston
1,944 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
Fantastic food, great service and ambiance! Perfect for a date night.
95% recommended
Notable Wine List in South Carolina
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Middleton Place Restaurant

$$$$·Low Country·
West Ashley
489 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Lunch buffet is a definite bargain. Dinner entrees are delicious.
95% recommended
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O-Ku

$$$$·Sushi·
Downtown Charleston
1,976 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Happy Hour
O-Ku is always a crowd pleaser. Great atmosphere, service, and incredible sushi!
97% recommended
Fit for Foodies in South Carolina
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Parcel 32

$$$$·Contemporary Southern·
Downtown Charleston
459 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Love this place!
91% recommended
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Peninsula Grill

$$$$·American·
Downtown Charleston
6,393 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Always a wonderful experience. Great service from Chris. Expertly prepared scallop and duck entrees. The mushrooms and shallots not to be missed.
95% recommended
Best Ambiance in South Carolina

Prohibition

$$$$·American·
Downtown Charleston
1,332 reviews
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Fit for Foodies
Great experience! The food was delicious and service was quick and friendly. Would definitely go back.
98% recommended
American in South Carolina

Rappahannock Oyster Bar - Charleston

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown Charleston
1,054 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Rappahannock oysters are our new fav! Sooooooo good! Also the special soup was incredible- 10/10 experience!
92% recommended
Seafood in South Carolina

The Darling Oyster Bar

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown Charleston
1,851 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Our dinner at The Darling was definitely a highlight of our vacation! Everything from our cocktails to the entrees were superb. We even ordered a second round of raw oysters becausRead more
92% recommended
Seafood in South Carolina

The Establishment

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown Charleston
949 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Truly wonderful meal in all aspects! Will definitely dine here again!!!
94% recommended
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Oak Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown Charleston
4,030 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
We decided on the Oak Steakhouse this year for Thanksgiving and we were so happy. Everything was perfect! The staff and guest were very consiensus of being safe for Covid. The fRead more
95% recommended
Steakhouse in South Carolina

Barbadoes Room -The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel

$$$$·Contemporary Southern·
Downtown Charleston
306 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Cheeseburger and Cesar salad were both delicious.
83% recommended
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The Palmetto Cafe

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown Charleston
465 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
Great! Lovely outdoor seating
100% recommended
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Zero Restaurant + Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown Charleston
758 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Though we thought expensive, the execution of food and service was superb creating value appropriate for the price. Server food knowledge and descriptions excellent. Wine paring Read more
94% recommended
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McCrady's Restaurant - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown Charleston
428 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Tasting Menu
  • Creative Cuisine
The service was absolutely top-notch from the moment we walked in the door. The food completely lived up to what is a once-in-a-lifetime price point for most of us. We especiallyRead more
98% recommended
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McCrady's Tavern - Permanently Closed

$$$$·American·
Downtown Charleston
1,308 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
Best meal I've ever had in Charleston
91% recommended
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