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About Eli’s Table

Eli's Table features a new menu offering bold, worldly flavors while using fresh and local ingredients. Named after the owner of Charleston Hospitality Group's son Eli, the restaurant is sentimental for many reasons. With the flair our Executive Chef has brought to Eli's Table, guests are treated with a new way to savor their favorite classics. Tantalize your taste buds and join us at Eli's Table tonight.

129 Meeting St
Charleston, SC 29401
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Seafood, Southern

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast is served everyday from 7:00 am - 11:00 am;
Lunch is everyday from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm;
Dinner is served everyday from 5:00 pm - until;
Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday, all day, from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Cross Street:
Queen Street

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(843) 405-5115

Website:
http://www.elistable.com/?utm_source=Open Table&utm_medium=Open Table&utm_campaign=Open Table&utm_term=annual

Catering:
Let us customize your event, from the menu to the drinks and beverages.

Private Party Facilities:
Reserve Eli's Table for the morning, afternoon or night. We would be happy to accommodate you! Courtyard seating available.

Private Party Contact:
Ellen Walsh : (843) 576-4116

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Let Eli's Table host your special event. Custom menus available. Birthdays, Graduation, Retirement Party, Bachelorette, Bridal Shower, Baby Shower, Holiday Parties and any of your special events.

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Eli’s Table Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.4

service

4.3

ambience

4.3

value

4.1

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85% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (48)
Special Occasion (40)
Good for Anniversaries (34)
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Fit for Foodies (31)
Romantic (30)
Neighborhood Gem (30)
Creative Cuisine (29)
Great for Outdoor Dining (29)
Quiet Conversation (29)
Cozy (25)
Great for Brunch (24)
Local Ingredients (23)
Great for Lunch (20)
Worth the Drive (20)
Casual (17)
Comfort Food (17)
Authentic (14)
Business Meals (14)
Pre/post Theatre (14)
Good for Birthdays (13)
Sunday Lunch (11)
Handcrafted Cocktails (10)
Bar Seating (9)
Fun (9)
Good for Groups (9)
People Watching (9)
Happy Hour (7)
Notable Wine List (6)
Seasonal (6)
Hot Spot (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Healthy (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Live Music (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Organic (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Scenic View (2)
Great Beer (1)
Live Sports (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Spicy (1)
Tapas (1)
Vegan (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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·Dined a day ago

The place was beautiful. We sat outside under the heaters which kept us very warm with the cool weather. They food was great. So interesting pairings but they worked! Our drinks and appetizers were delicious. I would recommend this to friends and family but it is not a place for picky eaters!

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·Dined a day ago

I made a reservation online about an hour in advance because my friend and I were having trouble deciding where to go. We were seated as soon as we arrived and were given complimentary champagne. We ordered the beef carpaccio appetizer and I just about swallowed it whole. Delicious! I then ordered the duck and waffles and my friend ordered the catch of the day, which I believe was grouper. My friend wasn’t too hungry, but devoured her meal and I did the same. Excellent! I enjoyed an elderflower cocktail that was sweet and delightful. The waitstaff was wonderful. I eat out a lot and I rarely have such an exceptional experience.

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·Dined 4 days ago

In our table of 4, the wine was wonderful.
Our appetizers were good as well, although one meal was undercooked ( salmon ) which was
requested medium well.

Our meals seemed to take a while to prepare..........ordinarily it would not have mattered much,
but that evening we were preparing to attend a performance.

I have dined here many times and never disappointed. On the 15th, we were entertaining out of
town guests, so I felt some dismay regarding the food preparation.

Thank you for the opportunity to comment.

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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 (Atlanta)·Dined 5 days ago

Seated near large group having a business dinner. They were very loud and ruined our experience. Grits were very dry. Shrimp were over cooked

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·Dined on November 9, 2017

I have ate here twice now and both times it was exceptional! By far the best breakfast in Charleston!!!

Tags: Casual, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Went to enjoy begneits for breakfast- not at all like in New Orleans, heavy more like unfried hush puppies. Berries and yogurt mostly not fresh fruit. Very good sweet potato pancakes and service. Wife disappointed with fried oyster, low country breakfast.

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·Dined on November 8, 2017

Our breakfast was wonderful, grits and eggs were excellent . Beignets were a little disappointing, as if they had been sitting too long. Overall good experience.

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food, Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Great for Brunch
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 7, 2017

We had eaten a delicious brunch at Eli's Table a few weeks ago and decided to try dinner there. We had a table on the patio which was quiet and comfortable. But our initial impression was not good: everyone tasted their water and it tasted like vinegar. We alerted the staff who told us that the pitchers are sometimes cleaned with vinegar, hence the problem. Later in the evening one of our party was given a water refill, and again, had vinegar water. We had 3 appetizers: fried green tomatoes (which were wonderful), beef carpaccio (so-so) and fig crostini (good but overpriced for what it was). One of our party had a steak which was cooked perfectly. I had shrimp and grits which I found disappointing. A third person had scallops which she said were good but oversalted. A fourth had the wrong dish brought out initially but found the snapper she ordered quite good when they brought it. We might return for brunch at some later date, but for dinner we will look elsewhere.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 7, 2017

I believe Eli's Table suffers from the same issue a lot of Charleston restaurants have and that is being short staffed. We were there for breakfast and ate on the patio. There was one server taking care of the entire patio. Once we did receive our food it was at best mediocre. We had high hopes but were disappointed.

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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The food was excellent but the service was very slow for the high end type restaurant. We had an appetizer meal and desert and it took and hour and forty five mins.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Joined another couple for dinner at Eli's Table before going to the theater. We dined early in the evening so it was not crowded. Three of us had the special (the grouper) along with the beet salads and thoroughly enjoyed the meal. The wait staff was excellent. Our waiter Tony made excellent recommendations and was quite attentive. Highly recommend--we will be back.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 3, 2017

We were there for breakfast. Disappointed that they did not have the popular sweeter that I like to use in my coffee so I passed on that. The server was fine and the food was good. We sat outside which I usually do not do, but it was a very nice patio.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Business Meals
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Surprised by special treatment and great service. Food was delish and nice jazz played while we chatted on the pretty big free patio!

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Just so so.
Uninspired menu.
Shrimp and grits less than average.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 30, 2017

This was an excellent find in Charleston - despite many other business dinners, this gem had eluded us. Chef offered a custom meal for the vegan in our group. Had fried green tomatoes and sweet potato pancakes for apps and multiple seafood dishes for entrees. Dessert options sounded delicious but we ran out of appetite.

Tags: Cozy, Bar Seating
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Unbelievable Service and Food! The Meal was superb and they prepared the creme brûlée at the table. They even gave our spouses Roses at the end of the night. Definitely our new favorite place!

Tags: Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 28, 2017

We were in town for Citadel's homecoming weekend. We wanted something we could walk to from our B&B. Our local friends recommended us trying Eli's Table. They know we like quite and not too fussy but at the same we are foodies and particular about what we are served. And they didn't steer us wrong. We both thoroughly enjoyed our dinner...nice size portions (no wondering if the entree is an appetizer). The wine menu was very well done and our waiter was outstanding. We sat outside under the covered patio which was nice as it had rained earlier. We will be back...next time with our local friends.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Gluten Free Options, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Wonderful anniversary dinner!!

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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Wine steward was very well informed and taught us lots.

Tags: Hot Spot, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Happy Hour, Quick Bite, Good for Anniversaries, Disabled Access, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 26, 2017

It was so good we are returning this Saturday night 7:15 6 of us!!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Fried green tomatoes Napoleon is a must.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Eli's specials were delicious and the menu options varied and excellent. The service was friendly and professional. Would highly recommend Eli's Table for dinner.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Seasonal, Special Occasion
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 (Greensboro)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Had an EXCELLENT meal at Eli's Table. We visit Charleston every year --- mainly to eat and will definitely return for breakfast/brunch (served until 3 pm every day). Grits were best I've ever had (will convert even non-grits lover). You must try the Bacon Bloody Mary --- best bloody mary I've ever had.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Food was excellent as usual. The service was not up to the standard we are used to at Eli's table. Service was not as efficient. Took several requests to get routine items handled. This was the first time this has happened so we will return again assuming it was just a quirk of the evening.

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

We have been here a few times and always love it. It did take a little while to get our drinks and orders, but our waiter was also given several tables at once. We did not complain, but he credited us for our drinks and appetizer for our wait. Fried green tomatoes and filet are awesome. I’ll be back for sure :)

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Casual
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Just go. Soooo good.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Training of new staff got in the way and we were not listened too! Our meals looked sloppy and cold. Unfortunate as really looked forward to it.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Never disappointed when we dine here. Myfavorite place for duck outside of France.

Tags: Fun, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Great for Brunch
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Good food, service and atmosphere .

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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Eli's Table was a fantastic place to celebrate a quiet birthday dinner. Really enjoyed the wonderful food and service.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Excellent Shrimp n Grits. Kale slaw side was good as well. Attentive service.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 15, 2017

I can’t say enough about how wonderful this restaurant is. We have been here many times and each time we are reminded of just how wonderful the service is and how dynamic and amazing the food is. We will continue to hold Eli’s as our favorite dining experience anywhere which is not easy, particularly in Charleston with so many top notch restaurants. Thanks again for an amazing meal!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Food just okay. Service was friendly but very slow.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 13, 2017

The service was very good, Tina was exceptional as were the others who provided her support. Had the catch of the day 'Grouper' which was excellent, grilled with a tomato reduction sauce. The Shrimp and Grits were creamy and spot on, one complaint was that there were only 4 med/small shrimp on plate. Must do appetizer is the Fried Green Tomatoes. Wine list was a bit small considering the presentations and creativity of the chef.

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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 13, 2017

We were greeted with a happy Friday!! Wonderful manager; terrific server Hillary; I had filet mignonette; my son had the ribeye steak ; the shrimp and pancake appetizer was delicious as were the salads. A really wonderful, relaxed meal in a low key trendy setting

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 13, 2017

3 month anniversary

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·Dined on October 13, 2017

The staff as always knows how to make people feel very welcome!

Tags: Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Live Music
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 12, 2017

The fried green tomato Napoleon is a delicious and creative dish that falls somewhere between an appetizer and a salad. The shrimp and grits entrée deserves the fame it has garnered over the past several years.

Tags: Organic, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Great lunch menu. Had a very nice meal was a great suggestion on the Steak Sandwich. I would not have tried it without the staff recommendation. Happy to recommend this location.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (E. Tennessee)·Dined on October 10, 2017

We ate at Eli‘s table at 9:45 AM on a Tuesday. Service was extremely slow. There were approximately six other tables of customers waiting with no food. It took a while for anyone to offer us drinks and took a very long time to get our meal.

When we were served, we were pleased to find our food very hot and appetizing. The Holy City Croque Madame and the Shrimp and Grits Benedict were excellent. The Gouda grits and the Beignets were delicious. I would highly recommend the Bacon Bloody Mary and the Caramel Crusher (non-alcoholic iced espresso drink).

The Chorizo Cheddar Frittata has good flavor, but was a little dry. The fingerling potatoes inside were cut into too large of chunks.

Overall, I would recommend it, but the wait staff needs more training.

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