Eleve Restaurant & Rooftop

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$30 and under
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European
Rooftop Restaurant, Contemporary European American Cuisine, Featuring Seasonal Seafood and Produce from the Carolinas

In accordance with CDC recommendations, our restaurant is actively increasing its attention and frequency of cleanliness and sanitation procedures. We do this to protect you, our loyal patrons, our Grand Performers and everyone in our community as we continue to bring you artful dining and inspired experiences.
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4.3
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4.4
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4.4
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76% of people would recommend it to a friend
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AllisonR
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience5

The service from our server was great and the food was very good, but the host's reluctance to allow us to sit outside because "it's hot" was strange at best during the pandemic. He also invited us to show ourselves to our table?!

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CGB78
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and drinks were delicious and environment was load. Staff were attentive and friendly

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Do not want to write a bad review just want everyone to know that they are currently only serving light meals (basically starters) and you can not eat anything while sitting outside.

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PeggyM
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated daughters 21st birthday. Staff was wonderful. Felt safe social distancing. Food was great.

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Food was just fancy appetizers, I didn’t realize it was just a hotel bar when I made reservations. Loud, couldn’t hear my date.

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OpenTable Diner
Western NC
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Vacation !! Amazing !!

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vipDawtn
E. Tennessee
31 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Family meal while vacationing. Limited menu during Covid-19 reopening but the food and service was excellent. Our server, Bonita, was very attentive and friendly. There were 8 of us and we had a variety of foods. All were very good.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2020
Overall3food1service3ambience2

They only had bar food and not dinner

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Kitty
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food. Limited menu during the reopening but there are plenty of options. The Pear Salad was wonderful. There was plenty of spacing between tables for social distancing. Super clean.

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful service, food and view. 10/10!

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CrawfordC
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

First of my name is not Martin Meyerson. It changed out of no where. Moving on, the restaurant is CLOSED! The whole hot is CLOSED! We walked up for my birthday brunch on may 16th to a closed restaurant. Such a let down. Y’all need to keep better tabs on which restaurants are open.

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aoginski
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and drinks was delicious!

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Janet
Charlotte
3 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Nice ambiance, excellent service, escargots were ok, tile fish nice, crab cakes lovely

Eleve Restaurant & Rooftop
Responded on March 11, 2020

Hi Janet, Thank you so very much for your lovely comment. We pride ourselves on our guest service.

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RogerH
Charleston
7 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We really enjoyed celebrating a birthday here and the service was wonderful... and ‘extras’ brought to us for the celebration vet thoughtful and friendly atmosphere. The live music that evening was a nice thing too. Thank you, Eleve and staff! R Habbestad

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere and selection of food. We had an evening of appetizers and drinks rather that entrees. Will return for sure.

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vipVick
Charlotte
59 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Eleve is a great place to dine or have drinks. The wait staff are so friendly and attentive and the place is gorgeous.... especially the outdoor area. Awesome!

Eleve Restaurant & Rooftop
Responded on February 28, 2020

Hi Vick, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your wonderful comment.We can't wait to have you join us again.

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The decor was

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CharlesR
Charlotte
11 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3food5service4ambience4

Firstly, let me completely fair and say that there is nothing at all “wrong” with this place. It’s located at the top of a very upscale hotel, there’s lots of great artwork, and the food was some of the best that I’ve ever tasted, but I just happened to pick Valentines evening, so the place was much louder than I anticipated, and they seem to have pushed many tables together to accommodate the larger expected crowd. The drinks were great as well, but the whole mix-up with parking, verses valet, etc., just put a damper on the whole evening. We will probably try this place again the next time we are in Charleston, when the weather warms a bit, so that we are able to enjoy the outside seating, but I’ll be sure that I have the funds to really enjoy ourselves. You’re gonna need it here!

Eleve Restaurant & Rooftop
Responded on February 18, 2020

Hi Charles, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. It is truly helpful. We are aware the valet situation you are mentioning and have already addressed this to ensure it will not happen again. We are looking forward to seeing you again this summer.

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall2food1service4ambience2

Really disappointed in the food! Our server Sam was great but cannot say any positives about the food. We were hoping it would be a great Valentines meal, it wasn’t even ok.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience5

Awful all around for the amount of money I spent. It was basically banquet hall style menu and the food was exactly that. I definitely won’t eat there again. Now if you are just looking for cocktails, this might be your spot.

Eleve Restaurant & Rooftop
Responded on February 17, 2020

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we take out guests comments very seriously. We have relayed this with our management in hope that all of our guests leave happy.

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vipJayL
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall2food1service5ambience3

Wonderful service !!
Friendly staff ,

Problem is food , unbelievably sucks

Sorry for the very nice staff but will never eat again here .

Eleve Restaurant & Rooftop
Responded on February 17, 2020

Hi Jay, I am very sorry to hear you were unhappy with the cuisine, although am happy to hear our staff were impressive.

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garyd
Charleston
12 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great great service, excellent portions, all told very good

Eleve Restaurant & Rooftop
Responded on February 17, 2020

Thank you very much Gary!

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JeremyT
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was incredible! Our server never miss a thing. The drinks were fun and edgy. The place wasn't nearly as busy as I expected.

Eleve Restaurant & Rooftop
Responded on February 17, 2020

Hi Jeremy, Thank you so very much for taking the time to leave your lovely comment. We love having our guests leave excited!

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From the moment we sat down our hostess and waitress were very attentive and on point!! Love this place and will definitely be going back!

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vipChristieF
Charleston
36 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Always enjoy time at Eleve! We started with a cocktail at the rooftop lounge. It was pretty chilly, but we pulled some chairs close to the firepit and it was fabulous. Our group followed with dinner inside the restaurant where our server was attentive and helpful. She worked to make sure we meet our deadline in order to catch a 7:30 show.

Food, as always, was great--lots of options and all selections were fresh and beautifully presented.

Will definitely return.

Thank you.

Eleve Restaurant & Rooftop
Responded on February 5, 2020

Hi Christie, We are so happy to hear you had a great time. We love offering our fire pits on a chilly night! Cannot wait to have you dine with us again soon!

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vipTennisfoodiedude
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Service was attentive, and the noise was almost non-existent but that was maybe because there were only five other tables occupied. BUT, I think service would still have been good.

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Greta
Charleston
7 reviews
Dined on January 21, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We were the only ones in the bar and restaurant so we enjoyed the special treatment we got from Jason the bartender and Audrey, our server. Food was very good. We would definitely recommend it and come back.

Eleve Restaurant & Rooftop
Responded on February 5, 2020

Hi Greta! We are delighted to hear of your great service from Jason. Hope to see you again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Everything excellent except the live music was way too loud.

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
9 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Nice location and great view from the patio. We dined inside and it seemed as though they were short staffed. Food was ok. Dessert was best part. The steak was fatty and I left half of it. Also while the decor was interesting and eclectic, inside it was noisy and hard to carry on a conversation. I probably won’t go back.

Eleve Restaurant & Rooftop
Responded on January 21, 2020

Thank you for taking the time to let us know of your experience so that we may work to improve these opportunities.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charleston
6 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

We visited the restaurant during restaurant week. Our food was delicious, but the service was spotty. It took a very long time for our drink order to be taken, as well as a long time for bread to be served. We were given our desserts with no forks and our coffee with no spoons. We expected better service than that.

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Drea
Charlotte
4 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great Food and Great atmosphere. Service was a little slow but it was to be expected for a busy and gorgeous Saturday night.

Eleve Restaurant & Rooftop
Responded on January 22, 2020

Hi Drea, we are delighted to hear of your experience! We look forward to having you dine with us again soon!

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Dawn
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience4

They said they would validate our parking ticket -we parked in garage attached to hotel. When we exited the garage we were told that the validation wasn’t accepted and had to pay to leave garage

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Marianh
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience2

visited during restaurant week those choices were very good. Service was also excellent. Our reservation was for 7pm but we were early and happy hour was still going on . the restaurant and bar were all in one area and the noise level was very high. We could not talk to each other at our table. When the crowd from happy hour dissipated it was much more comfortable. The place was sort of modern and the rooftop outside seating as well as the seating around the fire pits was very nice but the inside restaurant itself had no ambience at all. Very bland.

Eleve Restaurant & Rooftop
Responded on January 20, 2020

Good morning Marianh, Thank you very much taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are delighted to hear of your positive experience and do understand the issue with the noise levels, in such a large space sometimes this is difficult to control, although are aware and are actively looking to ways to control this. Hope to see you again soon!

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SSofia
Charleston
46 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Very friendly staff and food was prompt and good.

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Dawkid
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Loved the live music!

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Jimsays
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience5

They allowed a dog in the dining room and at the bar and it appeared to walk in the kitchen
Not a sanitary way to run a food establishment

Eleve Restaurant & Rooftop
Responded on January 14, 2020

Hello Jim, Thank you for letting us know. We have already addressed this issue to prevent this from happening again.

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RogerH
Charleston
8 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a delicious dinner during 2020 restaurant week, very intimate, but friendly and not pretentious... and our server, Sam, was very informative and a pleasure to meet. We will be going again, thank you.

Eleve Restaurant & Rooftop
Responded on January 14, 2020

Hi Roger! Thank you so very much for taking the time to leave your lovely comment. We are thrilled to hear of your great experience.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We wanted to get away for a few days from the Christmas chaos. We enjoyed our evening here and got a great view of the city from the rooftop!

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing salmon and lamb chops !

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best food ever!!

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