Zero Restaurant + Bar
Amazing food and great experience overall. It’s pretty pricey though so save it for a special occasion. Worth every penny!!
Amazing... spectular ..food ..service ..wine our 4th time at Zero George in the last 3 years.
I believe this is the greatest dining experience in Charleston. Classy, delicious, and elegantly prepared dishes. Both elevated and standard wines paired perfectly. Wish they were in Cali too.
We came to Zero Restaurant to celebrate my birthday dinner his last weekend and loved every aspect of our meal, service and overall experience. We have visited several times before and absolutely love this restaurant and staff so much. I highly recommend visisting and dining here, if you appreciate innovative and exciting food this will quickly become your favorite restaurant. It is decadent and sophisticated...yet still approachable.
Went here with some friends and it was phenomenal! Drinks were awesome and the food was extraordinary! The design and decor is inviting and when you walk in - you know you’re in a special place. This is a very eclectic and wonderful place to eat. If you’re looking for something special that’s intimate - this is it! It’ll set you back a few bucks but you won’t be dissapointed!
The ambiance is great and the staff was very friendly and competent. The food was very interesting but I was disappointed that the only option presented was a tasting menu. We didn’t have adequate time before the show to fully experience multiple courses. They were gracious and allowed us to come back for coffee after our performance.
The food was so delicious and fresh; I'm vegetarian, and they accommodated me beautifully. A very special and unique restaurant.
We were shown only the five course meal and we had to ask for the 3 course.
The small dining room is an intimate, tasteful setting. The food is extraordinarily creative - delicious, but also fun to explore new flavor combinations.
Of Nordic heritage and a lover of the Nordic style of fine dining, I thoroughly enjoyed Zero. The tasting menu in itself and the relaxed pace with which the meal took place was something I was looking for. The food is very good; too much happening at times for a Nordic taste, but still above the default. Really fine wine pairing. The one thing to note is the out-of-step timing btw the food and the wine on several occasions.
Last vacation day in Charleston
The food and wine pairing was outstanding! The proportions were perfect since they were so many courses. Prior to dinner we had a drink at the bar. The cosmopolitan was perfect and pink! I loved the culinary experience!
The food was different than usual cuisine, however it was the best food I have ever eaten. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who wants to eat the best food the south has to offer.
Zero Restaurant + Bar is such a unique dining experience that it’s difficult to even describe. Just buckle and prepare for a crazy ride.
From the initial snacks that include a potted plant, to a red cabbage and chicken liver dish that will make you always want to eat your veggies, to the most unique interpretation you’ve ever seen on “shrimp and grits”, to the perfectly cooked Beef Wellington with foie gras, this tasting menu is one to not miss.
The ambiance is romantic and relaxed at the same time. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. The chef is quick to make any needed adjustments to make the experience more enjoyable for his guests.
Do not miss this hidden gem on your next trip to Charleston.
I think I could just as easily communicate how I feel by posting the “drool” emoji. Amazing food. Amazing service. We’ll be back. You should go.
Truly memorable meal. Long but delicious. All dishes were great, wine pairings terrific too.
We’ve gone to Zero George several times and it is always a special experience.
Alvin Ailey at gaillard
Exquisite service and food, PERIOD. Wine parings for the different entrees were perfect. Portions perfect. Food amazing. What a wonderful dinning experience. For me, the price was worth it food the food and service. Top Notch!
One of the most amazing meals I have ever had. Dinner will set you back but the whole experience was top notch start to finish. Staff was friendly and accommodating, service was amazing and knowledgeable about their food and drinks. Food was incredible and innovative. The way fine dining should be.
The food presentation was nice but some servings were missing the flavor. The potted plant was intriguing and fun but was quite bland. Koji cured hamachi was good but surrounded by very acidic sauce. We were hoping for a true wow factor but didn't quite get that.
College of Charleston roommate reunion
Zero restaurant is beautiful and has cozy ambiance in what felt like a historic southern home. The service was amazing and their sommelier was very knowledgeable. Chef made accommodations based on my boyfriend's eating limitations and was thoughtful about it. However, I would not recommend this restaurant mainly based on value. For what we paid, we expected to be completely blown away. If the price had been lower, we would've been much more impressed, but given how expensive it was, this should have been an unforgettable meal. However, during our weekend in Charleston, we had two much better dining experiences that were much better value. All of the dishes at Zero were very much style over substance. Unique and artsy plating could not make up for how ordinary all of the food was at a place that tries very hard to be extraordinary.
Truly exceptional. The food and wine pairings were perfect and the staff knowledge really helped magnify the experience. One of the best meals we’ve eaten anywhere
Outstanding experience. Unique and surprising courses, with perfect pairings. Only complaint is that we had to often ask the waiter to repeat himself because he spoke to fast when describing the courses.
A very special place for an intimate and exceptional dining experience. The prix fixe menu with wine pairings was creative, enjoyable and tasted great, and the paired wines were very good, complementing each dish. We arrived early to enjoy a well-made craft cocktail in the upstairs lounge, and we’re so glad we did. Overall it’s expensive but worthwhile for very special occasions.
We were a group of 6 Celebrating my 30th Birthday.
I’m not a huge fan of Pre Fix menus.
I like what I like, but we didn’t have another choice so we went for it.
Over all the food was fantastic every dish was prepared and cooked to perfection. The wine selections
Went Beautifully with all the dishes. I also had the passion fruit cocktail it’s to die for.
My only complain is that we were sat in an extremely small room upstairs with two table’s of 2 Right next to us! half of the time We felt Like we had to whisper the tables were too close, they could hear our whole conversation.
I had request to be sat in the section of the restaurant that was more lively. Unfortunately my only options were outside (which was freezing ) or inside with the eaves dropping people.
Over all I definitely plan on coming back.
The chef is AMAZING as always. He is a culinary genius! Beautiful presentation and delicious meal. Wine pairing is always perfect! Definitely our favorite Charleston restaurant and chef!!!
Birthday was just wonderful!
The entire experience was extraordinary in every way. It is expensive, and definitely a treat, but worth it
Lovely setting. Cozy ambience. Perfect for pre-Gaillard dinner. Food is delicious and portioned well for a multi-course meal. A special occasion treat.
My friend and I loved the historical and relaxed feel of this place. We both loved all of the dishes but the Truffle Topped Pasta and Beef Brionne were exceptional. Service was well-timed and friendly, wines were perfectly paired.I definitely would return again and recommend this establishment to my friends .
Amazing food. Amazing service.
I would recommend with hesitation. Truffles were not on point- past fresh. “Smoked fish” had more of an odd burnt flavor. Otherwise presentation was super. Creative pairings. Good service.
Amazing food, great ambiance. Best restaurant experience in Charleston.
We were so struck with the ambiance. The food excellent and service impeccable
Our dinner was great. Simon was our server and was perfect, he is very knowledgeable about the wine and food menu. They were extremely accommodating to the fact that I do not eat seafood and brought out perfect substitutions for each course.
Really great food, every course was delicious.
Wounderful dining experience. Very creative (potted raffish) Staff was superb!