Prohibition

4.7
1830 Reviews
$30 and under
American
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 seafood to the finest cuts of meat, each dish is prepared with perfection.

Kick back in our relaxing surroundings and sample the Mixology Expertise of our award winning Bar Team, led by Jim Mc Court. Our professional and passionate team are constantly striving to push the boundaries of excellence with cocktails like the 547 Manhattan and our signature Bacon Maple Old Fashioned to name but a few. Our extensive and imaginative beer, wine and liquor selection insures we can cater to all tastes.

Offers

  • BRUNCH MUSIC

    Multiple dates available

    Sun 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Sat 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    The superb talents of Bluegrass band New Ghost Town play at Prohibition every Saturday & Sunday from 11am-2pm

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
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4.6
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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great time. Great food, cocktails and energy!!

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vipangel
Orlando
19 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a reservation at 5:30 we sat in the restaurant not knowing that for happy hour you have to sit at the bar to take advantage of the specials. That was a disappointment as the reason we went was for happy hour. We ordered two drinks which were delicious. The ambience was beautiful and service was great. Food and drinks were pricey. They have an outside covered patio area with a bar you can also choose to sit at. Cute place…

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Eidmar
Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food4service2ambience3

The catch of the day, swordfish, on a bed of crab meat infused succotash was excellent. Several other members of our party said that the burger was tasty. The cocktails were also generally good. Sadly, the appetizers were a miss. The server failed to bring the appetizers out before our main course, and when they did come out, they were disappointing (maybe we just weren't hungry anymore).

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect!

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OpenTable Diner
SW Indiana
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Solid brunch. Shrimp and grits were extremely good. We look forward to visiting again for lunch.

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AddisonF
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, drinks, and service!

Would definitely recommend this place to anyone visiting Charleston

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GloriaS
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The shrimp and grits was outstanding and nice band.

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BrittanyR
Charleston
7 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and the service were amazing. We both ate everything on our plates. This is one of our favorite brunch locations.

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Karen
Greensboro
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress, Hannah, was wonderful! Very attentive and helpful!

MB
MandyB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Chef was out if this world on point. Could be the best chicken wings I have ever had. The apps and the dinner were outrageous and cooked perfectly! Highly recommend! I will be back next time i’m in Charleston!

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KathyW
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really cool atmosphere. Service was great. Good drinks and the shrimp and grits were delicious!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Cleveland
5 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and service! The Huevos Rancheros were delicious! Patio was cute and spacious. Our server Lyric was very friendly and attentive. I would recommend getting a side of the hand cut fries too. Perfectly seasoned & crispy.

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Bhall
Philadelphia
30 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a brunch reservation here on a Sunday. Decided to stop in the night before for a drink to check it out. The drinks were amazing. The atmosphere is very cool. Don't just stop at the 1st bar in the dining room, keep walking past the kitchen and there are 2 more bars and covered outdoor seating. We came back on Sunday for our brunch and had a very sweet and attentive waitress. Food was so good. Again, drinks were amazing. Great little band playing during brunch which was a bonus. This was probably our favorite place while in Charleston. Loved it.

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ChrisM
Charlotte
4 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service!

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DrUrsus
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Outstanding swordfish. Outstanding bourbon and espresso martini. Waiter was very knowledgeable and friendly. Highly recommend!

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CrannieJ
Greensboro
9 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Best shrimp and grits I’ve ever had . Oscar the waiter made the evening special . The locally sourced food came through with freshness and the creativity in all the dishes as outstanding.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wow! Just wow. Went with my wife for our anniversary. The staff was amazing, the drinks were delicious and the 4 course tasting menu was to die for. Smoked beef tartar, root veggie salad, shrimp and grits, fried donut. All chef’s choice, so included the best of the best. Amazing place with amazing service.

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RobinB
Denver
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

It was loud and not private but food and service were great!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Louisville
2 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful shrimp and grits!

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great experience!

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Charlie
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Interesting and creative menu, but limited. Noisy in the first dining room.8nvestigated back and outside. I Would have enjoyed that more. We had a reservation for 3, table was incredibly wobbly, should have moved. An offer to go to the back dining room. Woukd have been nice. Friendly staff

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food and wide bourbon selection - little pricey.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday , fantastic drinks

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PatriciaB
Orlando
3 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time and we love it! Great ambiance, excellent service. So sad I do not remember the name of our server as he recommended a drink that I love it! We love the food as well. I highly recommend this place

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Larry
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We showed up 45 minutes early for our reservation and were seated promptly. The atmosphere was casual and cozy. Wait staff was knowledgable and friendly (thanks Samantha). Drink menu is extensive, quite the variety. A little pricey for the serving size but matched the online menu, so not surprised by the bill. Would definitely go back!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food was awesome. Drinks could have been bigger!

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vipKiaFoodie
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience2

Good was just ok . Steak was way undercooked. Ribeye very chewy. Drink were good. They need to step up their game

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KathrynS
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this friendly, lively bar and restaurant, especially the staff. Kudos to Ian at the bar and server Bryce.

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PaulS
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Locals recommended. We enjoyed the dinner, however the burger as part of the entre menu was disappointing based on the price.
Overall a good and memorable dinner.

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Ahmah
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great live music brunch! Our super sweet server even spotlighted for a song...Very talented

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BrianaM
Denver
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our second time for brunch at Prohibition - both experiences were excellent. Fantastic service. Food was above expectations. The drinks were perfect & the patio dining area is lovely. Will bring all of our out of town guests here for a great, downtown Charleston experience.

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JeffB
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

I think the prices are high, but I still recommend the place

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SN106
Columbus
8 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Loved the appetizers - smoked beef tartare and shaved vegetable salad. The entrees were disappointing - catch of the day (swordfish) was a nice piece of fish but arrived cold with very runny succotash. The strip steak was extremely chewy and more rare than medium. Drinks were great.

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Wineguy
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, excellent service and amazing cocktails... we will definitely return here on our next visit to Charleston

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kellyeb
Houston
7 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The patio was fabulous and the drinks and food were incredible ! Our waitstaff was terrific !!

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RachaelZ
Mobile
3 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and drinks here were absolutely amazing... the only negative comment I have were the chairs... the most uncomfortable ever..I probably would have stayed longer and had more of their delicious drinks but I couldn't wait to get out of that chair..now, the chairs looked cool but a chair should not only look cool but be appropriate for sitting....

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was an amazing experience and our server was fantastic!

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vipVIPofDC
Baltimore
48 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Having been a fan of sister restaurant Pirlieu for years (now temporarily closed), we were happy to find a reservation at Prohibition. We were even happier to find some of the best food we'd ever experienced in Charleston! Service overall was terrific as well. Consider this restaurant highly recommended.

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VondaF
Wilmington
3 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wine recommendation was not very good
Food was very good

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Foodsnob
Western NC
17 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We had dinner in the porch area, which we enjoyed. If you like margaritas, try theirs- it's a little spicy and yummy! We had the scallops and the pasta dish and they were tasty. The servers are attentive but not pushy- Will definitely be back.

FAQs

Prohibition is rated 4.7 stars by 1830 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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