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
3,380 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
We’ve been to this restaurant before but they’ve always been fantastic. Wonderful dinner, great staff
90% recommended
Contemporary American in South Carolina

Anson

$$$$·Southern·
Downtown Charleston
2,533 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Amazing service and great ambiance! Great price for the quality of food.
95% recommended
Best Overall in Charleston
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Burwell's Stone Fire Grill

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown Charleston
1,902 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
A special occasion dining experience, my wife's birthday, great food, superb, kind, friendly service. We felt like we were the only ones in the restaurant. My wife left very happyRead more
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
97% recommended
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Circa 1886

$$$$·Southern·
South Carolina
3,620 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
Special meal in a special place. The food, service, and surroundings were wonderful. One of our favorite places in Charleston.
100% recommended
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Cru Cafe

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Downtown Charleston
4,601 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Cozy
  • Creative Cuisine
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
5,424 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Great place for lunch or dinner! Excellent menu selections! Fantastic starters - the cream and white wine sauce on the mussels is to die for! The fried green tomato stacks witRead more
97% recommended
Scenic View in South Carolina
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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.
96% 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
11,816 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Local Ingredients
This is a Charleston classic, started by Sean Brock. His founding partner is now Exec Chef and has maintained the Southern sensibility while expanding the range of the offerings. Read more
88% recommended
Most Booked in South Carolina
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Indaco

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown Charleston
1,942 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
This was our first visit to this restaurant. We loved the personal, shorter menu that offered eclectic fare. We ate at the bar and the bar tender was incredibly nice and accommodRead more
94% 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
  • Fit for Foodies
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
6,385 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent food and service. Atmosphere was elegantly romantic. Thanks!!
96% recommended
Best Ambiance in South Carolina

Prohibition

$$$$·American·
Downtown Charleston
1,326 reviews
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Good for a Date
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
Great atmosphere! Seamless reservation experience, our table was ready early. Lots of craft cocktails and extensive spirit list. Everything we ordered was spectacular, seafood veRead more
98% recommended
American in South Carolina

Rappahannock Oyster Bar - Charleston

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown Charleston
1,053 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Ate outside socially distanced.....view of parking lot. Happy from COVID point of view but not as pretty as inside...Food and service were great. Husband had shrimp and grits, sRead more
92% recommended
Seafood in South Carolina

The Darling Oyster Bar

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown Charleston
1,843 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
The food, the drinks and the service was amazing. One of my top 3 restaurants! Couldn’t have asked for a better time.
92% recommended
Seafood in South Carolina
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The Establishment

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown Charleston
949 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Truly wonderful meal in all aspects! Will definitely dine here again!!!
95% recommended
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Oak Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown Charleston
4,016 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Great, our server Adam was fantastic.
95% recommended
Steakhouse in South Carolina
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Barbadoes Room -The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel

$$$$·Contemporary Southern·
Downtown Charleston
306 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Cheeseburger and Cesar salad were both delicious.
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The Palmetto Cafe

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown Charleston
465 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Great for Brunch
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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