About Crave Kitchen & Cocktails

Located just over the bridge from Isle of Palms, within Seaside Farms, Crave proudly serves superb dining and classic cocktails to Mount Pleasant’s residents & visitors.

We are proud members of Fresh On The Menu, certified SC grown initiative with a heavy focus on locally produced products. Chef Landen is extremely sensitive to our Guests dietary requirements resulting in over 25% of our regular menu being gluten free.

1968 Riviera Drive
Unit O
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Seafood, Low Country

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday-Friday: 11:00am-4:00pm
Dinner: Sunday-Thursday: 5:00pm-10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm-11:00pm
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm

Cross Street:
IOP Connector

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(843) 884-1177

Website:
http://www.cravekitchenandcocktails.com/

Entertainment:
Back Ground Music

Catering:
Crave Kitchen & Catering offers custom-built gourmet menus for any occasion. We ensure that each event is treated with the importance and detail it deserves by providing the highest quality cuisine & service. Furthermore, we know that presentation is just as important as taste, which is why we are dedicated to providing spreads that parallel one another in both taste & presentation.
Chef Landen uses fresh, local ingredients to create a uniquely designed menu to cater to your event. At Crave, we are committed to making sure your event is unforgettable.

Parking Details:
Parking available in both the front and rear of the restaurant, including a large parking lot with over 150 spaces available, at no cost, directly behind the venue.

Public Transit:
None available

Executive Chef:
Landen Ganstrom

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Monthly special events and dinners please check website for details.

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

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Christmas Eve has become a family tradition with both our loyal guests and dedicated staff. We ask that you book your reservation as early as possible and hope that you enjoy your evening at Crave.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

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New Years Eve has become a family tradition with both our loyal guests and dedicated staff. We ask that you book your reservation as early as possible and hope that you enjoy your evening at Crave.

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Crave Kitchen & Cocktails Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.8

ambience

4.4

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (28)
Comfort Food (28)
Great for Outdoor Dining (27)
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Good for a Date (27)
Neighborhood Gem (25)
Great for Brunch (25)
Creative Cuisine (22)
Bar Seating (21)
Fit for Foodies (21)
Worth the Drive (21)
Good for Birthdays (20)
Special Occasion (19)
Great for Lunch (19)
Handcrafted Cocktails (18)
Good for Groups (18)
Good for Anniversaries (16)
Fun (15)
Local Ingredients (15)
Sunday Lunch (12)
Romantic (10)
Authentic (9)
Business Meals (9)
Cozy (9)
Kid-friendly (8)
Notable Wine List (8)
Vibrant Bar Scene (8)
Happy Hour (6)
Quiet Conversation (6)
Healthy (5)
Hot Spot (5)
Late-night Find (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
People Watching (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Great Beer (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Live Sports (1)
Organic (1)
Scenic View (1)
Seasonal (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Very nice food and a lot of it. Wines are very reasonable with a decent selection. The service was outstanding. It’s a nice contemporary atmosphere, but many of the tables are crammed together in the center where it is quite loud. I suggest requesting a table or booth around the perimeter.

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 (Charleston)·Dined 6 days ago

We love this place! It will be on our short list of go-to restaurants.

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 (Charleston)·Dined 6 days ago

My second time eating here. The food is delicious. Apetizer order got missed but the waiter was very apologetic and the manager, Korey Ivey, gave me a $15 gift card for my next visit. I will definitely return.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Great find on our way to the beach at IOP.

Appetizers were fantastic with healthy serving size. The mac and cheese is a meal. Entree menu offered good selection. Decent wine menu as well.

We'll stop again.

Tags: Quick Bite, Late-night Find, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Charleston)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Crave has the best Mac & Cheese, and we added the bacon to make it extra special. The salmon is terrific, and you won’t be disappointed with the portion sizes. Our waiter was Greg, and he did an excellent job!

Tags: Comfort Food, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Nice ambiance with very good food. Great Mac n cheese ! Real comfort food with enough vegetarian options.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 25, 2017

I somehow thought my 6:45 reservation was at 7:15, we arrived at 7:15 to the nicest host, I believe his name was Cory. We were promptly sat as Cory didn't mention how tardy we were.
Our server Matthew was spot on as we received wonderful service from start to finish. Our meals were simply delicious!! Cory stopped by to check on us and even recommended dessert,
we tried three and all were amazing!! We actually ordered the macaroni & cheese for Thanksgiving and to go twice during our stay. Thank you Crave kitchen for your ability to have a true staff with southern hospitality, awesome food and great memories.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Kid-friendly, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Gluten Free Options, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Group of friends got together. Everyone (5) loved their meals and the service was great by James. Never disappoints me for overall quality, service and satisfaction.

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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Crave was amazing! The food was delicious, and the service was even better. Our reservation time was guaranteed and we were seated right away. We were greeted quickly and our waiter was attentive to our needs and special requests. Any questions were answered and special orders were no problem. The food came out pretty quickly and was extremely fresh. I’ve never had such perfectly cooked chicken and the macaroni and cheese was to die for! I will definitely return!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 17, 2017

We had reservation and our waiter was very friendly and provided outstanding service. Food and drinks were excellent.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Local Ingredients
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Always consistent quality and service.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Excellent!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

I was raised on grits and I think Crave has one of THE best shrimp and grits in the Charleston area! It's only available on the brunch menu so make a point to go. Brunch is from 11-4 on Saturdays and Sundays. It's one of my favorite things to do when in the area. Love their Bloody Mary's as well :)

Tags: Great for Brunch
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

A good find .I had a great time. From the nice girls at the door to the friendly waitress that took care of us. Food was awesome. You have to try Mac and Cheese. Service was terrific and the manager Corey was the icing on the cake. He made sure everything was perfect all the way through the meal. I tried to find him on the way out to thank him and he came out of nowhere to open the door for us on the way out. I felt welcome at Crave .

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Fun
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 9, 2017

The service was great, and the special attention given to us thru a kok up on my part was above and beyond. The bread was to die for, would definitely eat there again. Would suggest they carry more country selections of wine. We prefer South American wines.
Overall a good choice.

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (Charleston)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Had a great meal, wonderful service by our server, but had a fun conversation with the manager, Kory. Really enjoyed chatting with him! Will definitely be back for cocktails and food!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 4, 2017

I’m never disappointed in my meal and always get rave reviews from my guests and friends. It’s a great spot!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Huge portions on anything you order. Service is friendly and efficient. Nice outdoor dining...go!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Nashville)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Family brunch was amazing. Can’t go wrong with anything on the menu. Staff was friendly and attentive and the layout and crowd were enjoyable.

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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Great local restaurant with diverse and plentiful menu options!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Sunday Lunch, Bar Seating, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 28, 2017

The fried peanut butter cups were out of this world!! Probably the best dessert we've ever had in our life. The only downside was we went not starving, so I was unable to load my mac and cheese!

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

30 Year College reunion with 5 couples.....great time! Food was amazing, service was awesome. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Special Occasion, Bar Seating
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Famous Mac and Cheese was okay. Not as flavorful as I prefer.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Bryan is a terrific server. Her recommendations were delicious. Scallops were the best ever. Hoping to see her at new Shem Creek restaurant.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Romantic, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Casual, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Healthy
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 22, 2017

No vegan dishes, no longer have a fish in almond flour that is gf and divine. Very expensive and high caloric . Didn’t have dessert it they looked disgusting. So disappointed that this restaurant has changed so much.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Manager Kory was so gracious not just up front "welcome, hello" but throughout our meal checking in making sure our needs were met. Brenna our server was delightful.
Our meals were delicious we enjoyed steak oscar it was just right tender well seasoned. The sides mashed potatoes and asparagus fresh.
We love CRAVE and hope the new sister restaurant will do well same standards.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Comfort Food, Authentic, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on October 15, 2017

We had an amazing time at Crave. We found it on a whim via Yelp and it did not disappoint. We went for our anniversary and were greeted by the manager. He offered us a free dessert and a champagne toast because we were celebrating. Neither of which were expected but truly made our night one to remember. The food itself was enough to get a glowing review. We loved each course-- the Mac & Cheese is a must. The cocktails were different and delicious (right up my alley). Don't let the outside or location fool you-- one of Charleston's best.

Tags: Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Found this when visiting Charleston and just looking for brunch. Crave had an open reservation, and there we went. Service was phenomenal, and the food.....just so good! Definitely get the mac n cheese, totally worth it :-)

Tags: Great for Brunch, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Every time we dine at Crave, we have a great experience from food to service. My favorite restaurant in the Charleston area!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Gluten Free Options
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 7, 2017

We had a very nice experience, from the warm welcome from the manager while checking in, to the quick table seating. Our server was very nice and thorough. While we didn't order from the full dinner menu, the Cobb salad, chicken Caesar salad, and the she crab soup were fabulous. With a couple glasses of nice wine, the total cost was very reasonable and we were out in about an hour. Very good!

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 6, 2017

Excellent restaurant.. I would highly recommend it..

Tags: Casual, Worth the Drive
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 5, 2017

We frequent Crave often and always have a great experience...good part of that is due to Corey! Will continue to go to Crave for brunch, lunch and dinner!

Tags: Late-night Find
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 (Key West)·Dined on October 4, 2017

This was our first time there...definitely WON’T be the last. The food was amazing, I had the Mac n cheese with short ribs on it, WOW! My husband had salmon cooked to perfection! The service was fast and awesome, our server (Gregory) told us about a very special wine they had that night and even brought me a taste! We will definitely be back!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Cozy, Bar Seating
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Friendly, attentive and professional service from Jeremy. Perfect Eggs Benedict and fresh, generous portioned Cobb Salad. The Balsamic Dressing was a little tart, but added some Caesar dressing and it was very good. We always enjoy Crave!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Afternoon Tea, Afternoon Coffee, Good for a Date
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 1, 2017

This is one of my go to places. I know the food will be great and the service excellent. My only complaint was we did not have an umbrella over our table and even though it was a beautiful day, it was sweltering in the direct sun.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Notable Wine List
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Food was really good. Very prompt service. I would definitely recommend this place

Tags: Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Casual
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Outstanding food and service. The Mac and cheese was as spectacular as it had been billed. Shared an order for the table. My entree was Chicken Marsala and was delicious! Portions are more than ample. Will definitely be back and highly recommend.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on September 29, 2017

This was a gem for a unplanned meal. We were immediately seated upon walking into the restaurant at our reservation time. The wait staff was attentive, knowledgeable, and seemed truly concerned with us having a quality experience. The noise level was low enough that our conversation could be kept at a low level from across the table. The food was top notch. The appetizer fried green tomatoes and sweet potato muffins were a great start. My dinner partner had the regular menu item of chicken marsala. The depth of flavor and tender chicken made for an excellent plate. I had the special spicy shrimp and chorizo pasta. It was described as very spicy but not overly so and did not disappoint. It grabbed my tounge on the first bite, but did not overpower the meal. The shrimp were sweet and perfectly cooked. We would order either item again. Portion sizes were generous. Enough so that we had to skip the dessert menu(it looked as good as the other food). We'll definitely be back.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Great steaks and excellent Mac and Cheese. We go once a month when we get to the Charleston area. Many thanks to Kory and the gang. Looking forward to our next visit. Would highly recommend this restaurant to all of our rental guest.
Terry and Diane

Tags: Bar Seating, Kid-friendly, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Amazing experience! My husband and I came to celebrate my Birthday and they had a card signed by the staff for us upon arrival! The food was amazing!!!!!!!!

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