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Saffire Restaurant

81 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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The bold flavors of Saffire's seasonally inspired menu reflect a belief in "the cuisine of today," healthy, eclectic, imaginative, unrestricted by ethnic boundaries...always evolving. Our chef elevates fresh, organic, carefully chosen ingredients above mere culinary artistry. Each meal is complimented by superb selections of wine. The atmosphere at Saffire restaurant and lounge is casually sophisticated, yet warm and welcoming.

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Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Breakfast Daily: 6:30am - 11:00am; Lunch Daily: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner Nightly: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(843) 723-3000 ext. 1555
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Jeff Robinson
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Special events & promotions
Please visit us on Facebook at Saffire Charleston's Oven for daily specials, live entertainment, and special events!
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wine
What 81 People Are Saying
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CatConsumed (Charleston)
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

Family came here for restaurant week and my dad's birthday our server was I think Abby, she was very sweet and did a good job. The ambience was nice for a hotel restaurant. We had a half booth half table and it was very comfy. Great options for dinner! I had a pecan glazed chicken with peaches and asparagus. All of it was Deeeeeelliiicciouuussss. I also had tomato soup which was thick and yummy with a little balsamic. And the ceasar salad was light and well tossed. Not doused. My dad had a yummy mushroom ravioli. For dessert we split the chocolate torte. Tastes like rich fudge. Creme brulee was tasty but I wanted a little more vanilla. I still ate it all. Mmmmm. And the ricotta cheesecake with a very very good crumb cake crust. To die for.
Great service from server and hostess. Very quiet when we went. And fair priced for this kind of restaurant! I worked in one similar. I'll go again for sure :)

vipjimbo (Philadelphia)
2.0  Dined on October 7, 2017

Sadly Underwhelming. Despite the pleasant friendly personality of our waiter, service was painfully slow with 20+ minute wait between courses. Food was just fair, at best- none of my 5 companions felt delighted by either the menu or the food itself. Bartender was annoyed by simple requests. Overall, for a Marriott, I was really disappointed.

Impression: Lacked both Southern Hospitality and Quality

Recommendation: Go Elsewhere.

Brent (Raleigh)
4.0  Dined on September 22, 2017

We were visiting from out of town and looking for a nearby restaurant and found Saffire. At the time we didn't know it was a restaurant inside the Marriott hotel. Upon arrival, parking was easy. The restaurant is nicely appointed and quiet and pleasant. Our server, Brian, was pleasant and attentive. Our group ordered a wide range of items and all were really good. Great drink variety at the bar and bar service was quick. Prices were typical for a hotel restaurant; not a bargain but not over the top. Overall a great experience.

luckydog99 (Charleston)
5.0  Dined on September 15, 2017

The food and service were both fantastic. Definitely a restaurant I'd visit again.

elizabob (Atlanta)
3.0  Dined on September 3, 2017

My omelet was good but the so-called breakfast hash my husband had was terrible. Service was quite slow--when we asked about our food, our waitress responded that several meals were ahead of ours, instead of saying I will go check and see if I can expedite, or something equally polite and helpful. So we would not recommend this restaurant. The description should also mention that it is a hotel restaurant.

OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
2.0  Dined on June 23, 2017

Food was just ok

vipMaryAnne (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on May 21, 2017

Located in the Marriott Charleston, it is so convenient for guests at the hotel. The food was excellent and prices reasonable. My husband had the shrimp and grits, which he had at numerous other restaurants. He said this was the best of any.

vipgetcat (Charleston)
1.0  Dined on April 4, 2017

Menu didn't match open tables shame on you

vipJessicaS (Western NC)
2.0  Dined on March 31, 2017

I was in town for a race, this restaurant is located in a hotel close to mine, it was getting late, I could walk to it , so I went. The buffet was obviously geared towards the runners in town with pasta. Zero proteins. I didn't realize that until after we ordered. Nothing of note or impressive. Service was lacking, my water was never refilled, I had to take my boyfriends as our waiter never fulfilled my request to fill up my empty glass when he came by. The hotel and roof top bar are amazing but this is a one and done visit for me. It's worth the $7 Uber ride to downtown if you are staying in the hotel attached to this place.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on March 14, 2017

Our server Russel was very nice, professional, and helpful. The food was higher-end quality hotel restaurant food. No complaints. Sandwiches were good, and the flat bread pizzas were outstanding.

broadeningtastes (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on December 25, 2016

Came here when visiting Charleston, South Carolina on Christmas day. They had a prefix dinner menu which was a bit too much food. They had a smaller bar menu that they allowed us to order from which was great. Our waitress/bartender was super nice.

PatW (Charleston)
5.0  Dined on June 14, 2016

Being in the area on a vacation, the idea of reservations was great and we were received with friendliness and treated great. The food was awesome and the atmosphere was very relaxing.

FamOfFive (Charleston)
2.0  Dined on May 8, 2016

My family and I ate here for Mother's Day, we had a group of 5 adults, 2 children and a baby. We were charged an automatic 20% gratuity, which okay we could live with that. However, we were also charged a 20% "service fee" on top of that! My son's salad was forgotten during the meal, as well as my daughter's drink. I am no cheapskate and I always tip well for good service, but they definitely did not earn that much gratuity along with a service fee.

Food was decent, nothing spectacular, and service was lacking.

vipROBB23831 (Richmond)
4.0  Dined on May 6, 2016

Very very attentive service and a stop by the manager. For 4 of us, the flatbread was a hit, perfectly cooked pork tenderloin and great gnocchi. The portions were good size and we all left full. The misses in our minds were the bruschetta and the potato skins. Bruschetta with Tapenade, Reggiano was ok and the potato of potato skins was still frozen in the middle.

vipOpenTable Diner (Charleston)
2.0  Dined on April 9, 2016

As a Charleston local, this restaurant was very disappointing. All of the food was just okay. Nothing special or memorable. I had blackened shrimp on my salad and my mouth was on fire. There are so many amazing restaurants in Charleston. This is not one of them.