About Opal Restaurant and Bar

Opal Restaurant + Bar is located in Seaside Farms in Mt Pleasant, SC. Opal is the second restaurant concept from Chef and Owner Patrick Langdon Owens', who opened Langdon's Restaurant & Wine Bar in 2002. Opal features an extensive charcuterie menu, handcrafted pasta dishes, fresh seafood and the finest meats.

1960 Riviera Dr Ste C
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Mediterranean, Californian

Hours of Operation:


Our bar opens at 4 pm daily for charcuterie. Dinner service begins at 5pm.
Dinner:
Monday - Thursday: 5 pm - 10 pm
Friday & Saturday: 5 pm - 11 pm
Sunday: 5 pm - 9 pm

Cross Street:
Long Grove Drive

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(843) 654-9070

Website:
http://www.owensdininggroup.com/

Parking Details:
Ample parking in public lot

Executive Chef:
Patrick Owens

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wine

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Opal Restaurant and Bar Ratings and Reviews

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4.9

service

4.8

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4.6

value

4.5

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Quiet

98% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (26)
Special Occasion (25)
Good for Anniversaries (23)
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Fit for Foodies (22)
Good for a Date (22)
Creative Cuisine (21)
Local Ingredients (18)
Good for Birthdays (17)
Quiet Conversation (14)
Worth the Drive (13)
Romantic (12)
Notable Wine List (11)
Happy Hour (10)
Bar Seating (9)
Casual (8)
Cozy (8)
Good for Groups (8)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Authentic (6)
Fun (6)
Healthy (6)
Business Meals (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Disabled Access (4)
Hot Spot (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Comfort Food (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Organic (2)
Seasonal (2)
Tapas (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Waterfront (1)
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 (Charleston)·Dined 4 days ago

We brought friends from out of town and the whole experience was fantastic. Two folks had duck which was excellent. One had the salmon dish which was also excellent. One had the pasta/mussels special which was a big hit. Two had the handmade pastas which was delicious. The soup of the day was a shellfish bisque with shrimp that was elegant and incredibly tasty. We love Opal and enjoy the Tuesday charcuterie nights so much. I recommend this lovely restaurant and recommend reservations on the weekends for sure.

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Raleigh)·Dined 4 days ago

Great Food and service. Third time eating at Opal for dinner. Highly recommend for dinner or special occasion.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Charleston)·Dined 4 days ago

As usual, our visit to Opal was an excellent experience and they seemed to be busier than usual (a good sign for our neighborhood). Their appetizer shrimp bruschetta is fantastic. A half-serving of meatballs and pasta was plenty in size and delightful in taste/seasoning. The service was great and the wine list is diverse (and generally affordable). It was a great evening.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Charleston)·Dined 4 days ago

Always amazing !

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 (Columbus)·Dined 5 days ago

Good food as always....... a little saltier than normal though

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 (Charleston)·Dined 7 days ago

This was only the second time I have been. It was Valentines and I arrived from a late flight and had a rather late reservation. No wait and really nice staff. Food was excellent. I had the lobster pasta and my wife the chop. Both meals were outstanding. I would recommend this restaurant and bar to all.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating
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 (Western NC)·Dined on February 14, 2018

Great food
Good for special occasions.
would definitely reccommend

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Charleston)·Dined on February 14, 2018

Excellent food and service as always! Wonderfully creative choices and great for Keto lifestyle

Tags: Late-night Find, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Special Occasion, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Paleo Friendly, Bar Seating, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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 (Charleston)·Dined on February 14, 2018

An absolutely lovely Valentines dinner. The food was superb. The service excellent. Love, love love

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Charleston)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Our favorite place for special occasions AND any occasion. Food, service and ambiance never disappoint! !

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 (Charleston)·Dined on February 9, 2018

We had a very enjoyable dinner. This was a second try after having a not so enjoyable dinner so many years ago and we will certainly continue to patronize said because we were pleasantly surprised about the food service and the ambience

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 (Charleston)·Dined on February 3, 2018

The service was great. We had an early meal and were tucked away in a booth. It is so great to find a restaurant where you can actually have a conversation enjoy great food with fantastic service.

Tags: Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation
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 (Charleston)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Our first time at Opal was overall a good experience. The only negative was when we arrived early and decided to have a drink at the bar, we stood and were ignored for a solid ten minutes. Even after we placed our order (only two glasses of wine), the hostess came to get us and she hadn’t even poured our wine. We told the hostess and I said not to worry that we would just order with our server. The hostess amended the situation by grabbing our wine from the bartender and bringing it over. After that, it was an excellent experience. Our waitress was very attentive and timed out our meal perfectly. The Westbrook mussels and charcuterie board were so delicious. We ordered the market fish (Tile fish) and the pasta with lemon ricotta (she recommended as it was the most popular). It was good portion sizes (I even ordered the half size and it was plenty!). We topped off the meal with their Expresso martini - one of the best I’ve ever had! Will definitely be frequenting Opal more often when we want to splurge!

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 (Greensboro)·Dined on February 2, 2018

The place was packed and we still managed to get a romantic table for 2! Our server, Noel was awesome and the food was perfect.
This is really an awesome spot - more appropriate for friends and fun than romance - but it definitely fit the bill!

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 (Charleston)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Opal is an all round excellent restaurant. Look forward to the next time and there will be a next time.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Charleston)·Dined on January 27, 2018

A nice restaurant albeit quite costly in price. The service was excellent. Thank you Kristie(sp) for terrific service. A good place to try at least once.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 26, 2018

As always the food and service is just excellent! The most consistent restaurant in the Tri-County area ‼️

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Food was good! Service was a bit slow. We’d definitely go here again because the food was yummy! If service is slow again, we’d think twice about going again. 6:15 reservation and we left at 8:05. We had charcuterie, appetizers/salad, entree and dessert so it was a long meal but it shouldn’t have been THAT long. Server was nice, but just a bit too slow.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on January 18, 2018

Great service and food preparation and flavor was super

Tags: Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Greensboro)·Dined on January 9, 2018

Fabulous as always for both food and service. I am addicted to their shellfish bisque which is fabulous. Love that you can order half portions of pasta which is still substantial. Always a great experience!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Food was outstanding

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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Great food and service. Thank you Jordan

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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 23, 2017

My wife and I had pork chops and a steak/filet and they melted in our mouth and were super tender. I had a dozen raw oysters/large selects from massatucetts, nice and salty. Over all the meal was excellent, but very pricy. With appetizer, meals, desert and a glass of wine the bill was $180...

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Opals is our go to place in Mt. Pleasant. Food and service is totally five star‼️

Tags: Hot Spot, Happy Hour
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Ended up at Happy Hour and the value for wine/drinks/menu options was amazing. Highly recommend this place for a casual pre-event or just sitting down & having a wonderful dinner.
The bar staff goes beyond with efficiency & friendliness....go!

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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Fantastic! The food was absolutely delicious! Nicole was a lifesaver when we needed to change our reservation time-(Thank you!) Brittany and her team took great care of us. My daughter's vegetarian request was accommodated beautifully and every single member of our party loved their meal. Definitely look forward to our next visit!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Good Vegetarian Options, Authentic, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Service was impeccable. Food was superb, especially the Mediterranean meatball appetizer

Tags: Casual, Notable Wine List, Good Vegetarian Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 15, 2017

A terrific meal.....I can see why everyone loves this restaurant. We will be back and we will recommend this. Waitress was also wonderful: I think her name was Christine (? ) . ....we hope to see her also at Langdons - your sister restaurant. Thanks for a great dinner.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Greensboro)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Excellent as usual. One of my favorite restaurants in the Charleston area and we have eaten at almost every high end or moderatly priced restaurant here! I have dreams of their shellish bisque and would be happy eating it every day! Love the ability to order half portions of many of their menu items. Great service, and quiet enough so you do not have to shout at your dining companion which is a rarity nowdays! Highly recommend. Always a pleasure to eat here!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 27, 2017

Excellent food and service as always‼️ One of our favorites in our area‼️

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 26, 2017

First time there for me and I was quite happily surprised. Charcuterie plate was better than most in town and the pasta was also excellent.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Good food , plain decor , excellent service. A bit noisy especially when seated near a group including a loud coughing diner. Great selection of home made dried meats , cheeses, Honey etc..

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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Service was excellent-very attentive without hovering, and our meals were wonderful. Can't wait to go back, and we were just there 2 evenings ago. Noteworthy ambiance.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Fun, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Romantic
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 22, 2017

One of the best restaurants in Mount Pleasant.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 22, 2017

The most interesting thing that Opal does is the creative way it uses confits. I had the duck confit served in a spicy pancetta and pepper tomato sauce where the confit substituted for the meat selection in an arrabiata. Served over pappardelle, it was a hearty and substantial dish perfect for a chilly night.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Casual
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Service and food a consistent 5 star! Go early for a quiet dinner.

Tags: Healthy, Good for a Date
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Very much enjoyed the cheese and meat tray if was fantastsic!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

We always have a great meal at Opal! The warm mozzarella is by far the best I’ve ever had. Nothing beats their pasta!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 10, 2017

One of our favorites - great time catching up with friends! Great food!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Opal never fails to impress. You can’t go wrong with anything on the small but well rounded menu. The pastas are amazing but don’t overlook the specials. My husband had the pork rib chop and it was outstanding! My father and I shared a bowl of mussels (delicious!) then the half rack of lamb. It was cooked to perfection and served alongside crispy fingerling potatoes with a carmelized onion red wine reduction. Opal also offers a gluten free pasta option so our son is able to eat with us! The chocolate marcona almond cake with coconut ginger ice cream and marshmallow cream sauce is divine. This is a consistent favorite for us and that’s saying a lot in a town full of excellent options!

Tags: Fun, Disabled Access, Happy Hour, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Casual, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Gluten Free Options, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients
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