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Downtown Charleston Restaurants

A photo of Grill 225 restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(812)
  • $$$$
  • Steakhouse
  • Downtown Charleston

As Charleston's premier steakhouse, and member of the Great Steak Houses of North America, our menu is one of the few in the country that features 100% USDA Prime Beef. Located at the luxurious Market Pavilion Hotel in the heart of historic Charleston, we offer a dining experience like no other....

A photo of Peninsula Grill restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(6266)
  • $$$$
  • American
  • Downtown Charleston
Booked 1 time today

This AAA Four-Diamond restaurant located in the very heart of Charleston’s famed Historic District has been recognized by Departures, Condé Nast Traveler, Food & Wine, The New York Times, Southern Living, Travel + Leisure, Wine Spectator, and others for serving the finest and freshest ingredients...

A photo of Maison restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(303)
  • $$$$
  • French
  • Downtown Charleston
Booked 24 times today

French bistro. Food forward. With beverage to compliment. Cuisine has been inspired by the cultural relevance of France and its celebrated history and traditional. Intimacy paralleled with energy. Tradition juxtaposed with au courant innovation.

A photo of Oak Steakhouse restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(3804)
  • $$$$
  • Steakhouse
  • Downtown Charleston
Booked 15 times today

Oak Steakhouse presents an exquisite selection of succulent signature cuts of PRIME Certified Angus Beef such as the 24-Ounce Prime Bone-In Ribeye or Prime NY Strip. Seafood specialties include Local Seasonal Market Catch, Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes, Oysters Rockefeller or Oysters on the Half Shell....

A photo of O-Ku restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1970)
  • $$$$
  • Sushi
  • Downtown Charleston
Booked 5 times today

O-Ku celebrates authentic Asian cuisine with a southern approach with a menu that focuses on unique ingredients and sophisticated presentations. From petite plates to sushi specialties, O-Ku showcases the freshest fish from the world’s finest markets and producers in areas such as Norway, Scotland,...

A photo of Anson restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2329)
  • $$$$
  • Southern
  • Downtown Charleston
Booked 31 times today

Anson was named one of OpenTable's 50 Best Southern Restaurants in America for 2018 |

A photo of Amen Street Fish + Raw Bar restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(2835)
  • $$$$
  • Seafood
  • Downtown Charleston
Booked 23 times today

Amen Street Fish & Raw Bar opened in 2009, reviving the former Amen name of Cumberland Street and restoring this historic corner. The new renovation stays true to the beauty of the original 1800's architecture while creating a comfortable atmosphere for contemporary life.Located at 205 East Bay...

A photo of Indaco restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1819)
  • $$$$
  • Italian
  • Downtown Charleston
Booked 14 times today

Genuine Italian flavors fill an airy, modern space accented by lime-wash, white brick, blonde butcher block and silver lighting pendants. An antique pizza peel dating to the 1850s hangs on the wall, portraying Indaco’s dedication to authenticity. The restaurant boasts a craft cocktail program...

A photo of Prohibition restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1248)
  • $$$$
  • American
  • Downtown Charleston

It's true that Prohibition is a nod to the classic 1920's Speakeasy, but our elevated cuisine and progressive cocktail program are anything but old-fashioned. At Prohibition you can expect the culinary delights of Executive Chef Greg Garrison to leave you completely Jazzed, from savory local...

A photo of Fleet Landing Restaurant & Bar restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(5146)
  • $$$$
  • Seafood
  • Downtown Charleston
Booked 70 times today

Fleet Landing Restaurant + Bar is Charleston's Best Waterfront Dining with a focus on local and sustainable produce and seafood. Housed in a 1940s retired naval building on the east side of the Charleston peninsula, Fleet Landing features a fusion of classic and contemporary Southern seafood...

A photo of 5Church - Charleston restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(3018)
  • $$$$
  • Contemporary American
  • Downtown Charleston
Booked 8 times today

5Church Charleston serves New American cuisine in a casual yet refined atmosphere. Cutting-edge design, stellar service, and world-class food by Top Chef Alum Chef Jamie Lynch and Executive Chef Adam Hodgson are all part of the 5Church experience. Located in a 100 year old church.

A photo of The Palmetto Cafe restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(465)
  • $$$$
  • Contemporary American
  • Downtown Charleston

The Palmetto Cafe offers a garden like setting featuring live green walls, rich mahogany furniture and adjoining courtyard. Located on the main floor of Belmond Charleston Placel, the restaurant features innovative American cuisine using only the freshest local ingredients. The Palmetto Cafe is...

A photo of Husk - Charleston restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(11378)
  • $$$$
  • American
  • Downtown Charleston
Booked 68 times today

Husk is temporarily closed due to the rapidly expanding Covid-19 pandemic. Centrally located in historic downtown Charleston, Husk transforms the essence of Southern cuisine. Led by Executive Chef Travis Grimes, the kitchen reinterprets the bounty of the surrounding area, exploring an...

A photo of The Establishment restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(947)
  • $$$$
  • Seafood
  • Downtown Charleston

Everything at The Establishment begins with well-sourced ingredients from sea and field. Through developing relationships with local farmers and fishermen, our ingredients will be consistently seasonal, fresh, and pure. Chef Matt Canter's menu will always reflect a clean, focused, and balanced...

A photo of Butcher & Bee - Charleston restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(285)
  • $$$$
  • Contemporary American
  • Downtown Charleston

Butcher & Bee opened in Charleston in 2011 with the mission of serving honest-to-goodness sandwiches made with flavor combinations and food quality usually reserved for fine dining. That dream has grown beyond sandwiches to a bigger location on Morrison Drive, offering a larger, more diverse menu...

Discover Downtown Charleston

The downtown area of Charleston is rich in South Carolina state history and features a wide assortment of restaurants. Seafood is abundant in town as it's caught fresh daily. From tourists to locals, food is on the mind of many while they are walking along the city streets. You'll find that grits are a staple for downtown Charleston along with specially prepared coffees. There are outdoor cafes that allow you to enjoy the scenery, and oyster roasts are held by the dock. Meals are prepared fresh so that you can enjoy the flavors that blend together. Southern charm is found in older restaurants that feature picture windows, giving a brilliant view of people passing by on the city streets.

The downtown area of Charleston is rich in South Carolina state history and features a wide assortment of restaurants. Seafood is abundant in town as it's caught fresh daily. From tourists to locals, food is on the mind of many while they are walking along the city streets. You'll find that grits are a staple for downtown Charleston along with specially prepared coffees. There are outdoor cafes that allow you to enjoy the scenery, and oyster roasts are held by the dock. Meals are prepared fresh so that you can enjoy the flavors that blend together. Southern charm is found in older restaurants that feature picture windows, giving a brilliant view of people passing by on the city streets.

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