50 South Carolina Restaurants to Connect In For Mother's Day

The OpenTable Team

Whether you're taking mom out for a treat or enjoying a Sunday lunch with friends, these restaurants are perfect for Mother's Day. From kid-friendly favorites to brunch-worthy hotspots, we'll help you find the perfect place to celebrate.

Restaurants:Halls Chophouse, Charleston Grill, New York Prime Steakhouse - Myrtle Beach
Price Range:$$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Steakhouse, American, Steak
Neighborhoods:Downtown Charleston, Myrtle Beach

Halls Chophouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown Charleston
10,707 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
great steak house , elegant good wine list one of the best
98% recommended
247 people mentioned the Cream Corn
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Charleston Grill

$$$$·American·
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
97 people mentioned the Flounder
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New York Prime Steakhouse - Myrtle Beach

$$$$·Steak·
Myrtle Beach
1,931 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Hands down best restaurant in Myrtle !!!! Staff is amazing and the food is perfect
96% recommended
Steak in South Carolina
22 people mentioned the Baked Shrimp

Halls Chophouse - Greenville

$$$$·American·
Greenville
1,703 reviews
Amazing food / Amazing people / Amazing everything
31 people mentioned the Cream Corn
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Peninsula Grill

$$$$·American·
Downtown Charleston
6,266 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Great service, excellent wine recommendations, perfect cocktails, delicious.
96% recommended
1,032 people mentioned the Coconut Cake
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OMBRA Cucina Italiana

$$$$·Italian·
Hilton Head
3,086 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Pricey but worth every penny. My favorite restaurant on HHI.
97% recommended
Italian in South Carolina
46 people mentioned the Veal Chop

Jianna

$$$$·Italian·
Greenville
1,639 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Service and everything was great!
94% recommended
Notable Wine List in South Carolina
13 people mentioned the Rigatoni
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Stella's Southern Brasserie - Greenville

$$$$·American·
Greenville
724 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Local Ingredients
  • Great for Brunch
The service was outstanding, the entree’s were great, and dessert was delicious.
93% recommended
Great for Brunch in South Carolina
6 people mentioned the Bloody Mary

Oak Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown Charleston
3,865 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Everything was perfect. The ambiance, service, food, and wine. They also took the precaution of taking temps and requiring masks which was reassuring.
96% recommended
Best Overall in South Carolina
77 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Opal Restaurant and Bar

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Mount Pleasant
1,132 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Great food and service
99% recommended
39 people mentioned the Shrimp Bruschetta
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Sullivan's Metropolitan Grill

$$$$·American·
Anderson
1,224 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great food and people.
98% recommended
Best Overall in South Carolina
11 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

The Melting Pot - Columbia SC

$$$$·Fondue·
Columbia
617 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
My sister and I bring my Mom every year in her birthday
96% recommended
Romantic in South Carolina
9 people mentioned the Chocolate Fondue

The Macintosh

$$$$·American·
Downtown Charleston
2,129 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
This was something else. The cocktails were creative and elegant (I'm an amateur mixologist with a high bar to satisfy), the gnudi appetizer was fabulous. So was the triggerfish buRead more
100% recommended
125 people mentioned the Bread Pudding
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Husk - Greenville

$$$$·Southern·
Greenville
1,261 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Local Ingredients
  • Creative Cuisine
We ate the last night open before Covid - 19. Small crowd, great service, the food was served hit and on time. Highlights were the sourdough cornbread, grits, vinegar slaw and pimeRead more
94% recommended
39 people mentioned the Chicken Skin
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Magnolias

$$$$·Southern·
Downtown Charleston
9,840 reviews
There Buttermilk Fried Chicken plate is the absolute best! All their food is delicious but def recommend the chicken. Great cocktails, and staff.
376 people mentioned the Green Tomato
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Slightly North of Broad

$$$$·Low Country·
Downtown Charleston
6,653 reviews
There is nothing about Slightly North of Broad that we did not like. This was our second visit to S.N.O.B. And the food and service have been excellent both times. My husband hadRead more
536 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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NICO

$$$$·Oyster Bar·
Mount Pleasant
486 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Nico and Nicos are awesome!!!! The quenelle is a top 5 all time dish for me!!
88% recommended
21 people mentioned the Baked Oysters
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$$$$·Steak·
Hilton Head
673 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Everything was excellent from the food, service, ambiance. Outstanding place to eat and enjoy the views.
94% recommended
22 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Husk - Charleston

$$$$·American·
Downtown Charleston
11,483 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
The most perfectly cooked duck I have EVER had. Phenomenal experience there.
87% recommended
Fit for Foodies in South Carolina
556 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Bistro Toulouse

$$$$·French·
Mount Pleasant
886 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
We had the five course meal with wine pairings for Valentine's day. Everything was delicious. Have been to other French places in town and spent a lot more for a lot less
92% recommended
19 people mentioned the French Onion Soup
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Croissants Bistro and Bakery

$$$$·Low Country·
Myrtle Beach
630 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
Croissants Bistro and Bakery is a quaint breakfast with some delectable pastries and delicious breakfast items. I had the Ham and Brie Omelet with a strawberry-banana smoothie. MRead more
96% recommended
91 people mentioned the Croissants
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Old Fort Pub

$$$$·American·
Hilton Head
2,631 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
We had a delightful dinner at Old Fort Pub inspire of the various restrictions imposed by the pandemic. Everything was excellent and we relished the feeling of almost being back iRead more
93% recommended
Scenic View in South Carolina
90 people mentioned the Crab Soup

5Church - Charleston

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown Charleston
3,123 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Very cool vibe inside, food was incredible. We got the fried chicken, sushi tots, charcuterie and tartare--outstanding!
91% recommended
Contemporary American in South Carolina
71 people mentioned the Lamb Burger

High Cotton - Charleston

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown Charleston
5,889 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Forgot To Make A Reservation, Was Our Anniversary, Not A Local, The Manager Went Out Of His Way To Seat Us, Sent Over A Drink And Desert For Our Anniversary, The Food Outstanding, Read more
92% recommended
212 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Soby's

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Greenville
5,848 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
It was great!
95% recommended
Hot Spot in South Carolina
251 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Jane Bistro & Bar

$$$$·American·
Hilton Head
921 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
Service and food were excellent. Have been here several times and food is always very good! Definitely on our permanent rotation of restaurants on Hilton Head!
93% recommended
Great for Lunch in South Carolina
21 people mentioned the Coconut Cake

Hank's Seafood Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown Charleston
8,595 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
A really good restaurant. Everything we had was superb.
95% recommended
342 people mentioned the Crab Soup
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Rick Erwin’s Nantucket Seafood

$$$$·Seafood·
Greenville
4,088 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
It was a great experience overall! The staff is amazing and so helpful.
93% recommended
Best Ambiance in South Carolina
69 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Frankie Bones Restaurant & Lounge - Hilton Head Island

$$$$·Italian·
Hilton Head
3,037 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
All staff had masks and seating met the 6’ guidelines. Our waitress was great and very attentive. Food was excellent. I had a lobster tail and my husband had a snapper specialRead more
96% recommended
Best Overall in Hilton Head
117 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Larkin's on the River

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Greenville
3,258 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
29th anniversary
88% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Greenville
104 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Alexander's Restaurant & Wine Bar

$$$$·Seafood·
Hilton Head
1,388 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Everything about our experience was fantastic including the view of the river, the ambiance, and the scallops were Devine.
90% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Hilton Head
58 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Columbia

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Columbia
1,564 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great food, great drinks and great atmosphere. Service was a bit slow and they were not very busy but overall a great dining experience.
84% recommended
Romantic in Columbia
9 people mentioned the Bread Pudding

Prohibition

$$$$·American·
Downtown Charleston
1,249 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating
Quite noisy but the great food (and of course drinks) and service soon have you forgetting you can’t hear yourself think
96% recommended
42 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Tupelo Honey - Greenville

$$$$·Contemporary Southern·
Greenville
1,600 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for a Date
This was my second visit to this restaurant. I had friends meet me there from Chicago and they loved the southern cuisine.
92% recommended
Great for Brunch in South Carolina
33 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Fleet Landing Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown Charleston
5,229 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
So enjoyed being at Fleet Landing for a birthday dinner with friends. Food was excellent as was the service. Always satisfied with our experience here. And they’ve done a great jobRead more
95% recommended
Outdoor Dining in South Carolina
228 people mentioned the Hush Puppies
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39 Rue de Jean - Charleston

$$$$·French·
Downtown Charleston
2,436 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Authentic
Over the top quality food! I wish they were carrying more local female owned spirits at the bar as we all were there to celebrate a reality show about female distillers.
92% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Charleston
41 people mentioned the Short Rib

Tavern & Table

$$$$·Unspecified·
Mount Pleasant
1,374 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
Met my fiancé and our best friend for dinner, and enjoyed the patio area! The food was amazing and fairly priced compared to portions, I left super pleased!
84% recommended
29 people mentioned the Mac Cheese
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Blue Marlin

$$$$·Low Country·
Columbia
2,932 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Filet mignon was cooked to perfection and had a very wonderful waiter.
92% recommended
Great for Lunch in South Carolina
187 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

The Lazy Goat

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Greenville
3,117 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
Food was amazing! Highly recommend the duck confit! One of the best restaurant in downtown Greenville!
86% recommended
Outdoor Dining in South Carolina
145 people mentioned the Paella

Gulfstream Cafe

$$$$·Seafood·
Garden City/Murrells Inlet
1,994 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
Food was great!
92% recommended
Best Ambiance in Myrtle Beach
48 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Skull Creek Dockside Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Hilton Head
1,987 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Great service. Beautiful waterfront dining with several gift shops.
92% recommended
Kid Friendly in South Carolina
19 people mentioned the Hush Puppies

Stars Restaurant - Rooftop & Grill Room

$$$$·American·
Downtown Charleston
1,755 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Groups
It was wonderful ! Came for drinks and then dinner downstairs !!!! Definitely recommend coming !!
Good for Groups in South Carolina
62 people mentioned the Roof Top
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Blossom

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown Charleston
4,218 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Lovely atmosphere and reasonable, great menu. We have dined here several times.
91% recommended
128 people mentioned the Crab Soup
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Manuel's Bread Cafe

$$$$·French·
North Augusta
1,017 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
We have been several times and always had good food and service; except this time we waited more than 5 minutes standing in the entrance in front of the host before anyone acknowleRead more
98% recommended
13 people mentioned the French Onion Soup
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Henrietta's - The Dewberry

$$$$·French American·
Downtown Charleston
524 reviews
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
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
85% recommended
12 people mentioned the Flounder
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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
15 people mentioned the Bloody Mary
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Old Village Post House - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Low Country·
Mount Pleasant
2,370 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Brunch—delicious! From the pastries to the coffee.
94% recommended
83 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Red Fish - Bluffton - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Seafood·
Bluffton
771 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Neighborhood Gem
Great food, comfortable outdoor seating, friendly ans considerate service. Absolutely will return.
94% recommended
53 people mentioned the Redfish
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Napa Mount Pleasant - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Mount Pleasant
647 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
  • Creative Cuisine
I thought NAPA was great!! I had a special event there 18 mos ago that was superb; and, I’ve dined there since probably twice a month. I’m sorry to see that it is now closed for bRead more
100% recommended
13 people mentioned the Calamari
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Rosso Trattoria Italia - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Italian·
Columbia
1,414 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Literally amazing. No other words are needed.
95% recommended
27 people mentioned the Calamari
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