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Bars and Restaurants Charleston, SC

  The greater Charleston area consists of the downtown peninsula, neighboring coastal & barrier islands, and West Of The Ashley. There are many reasons to fall in love with the Charleston area.  One, its fabulous restaurant and nightlife scene!  One should have no issue finding the right Charleston restaurant, bar, pub, tavern, or nightclub!  Most, but not all, restaurants and nightlife establishments, are within walking distance. Thankfully,  the peninsula of Charleston isn't that big! 

  The Charleston area is famous for it's fresh local seafood and it's low country cuisine. Low country cuisine can be found in a variety of Charleston, SC's fine dining restaurants as well as some more of it's casual bars. When in season Charleston boasts local shrimp, stone crab, flounder, blue crab, shad, shad roe, oysters, snapper, grouper, trigger, get the picture. 

  Restaurants and bars in Charleston, SC heavily support local growers, fisherman, and farmers.  Visit Charleston restaurants and bars to see local chefs and cooks decorate your plate.  Look forward to peppers, peas, and beans! Also, potatoes, heirloom tomatoes, spring onions, melon, corn, pea shoots, and other local organics!
  Great food and memorable times are never far away in hospitable Charleston, SC.  Visit Charleston bars, lounges, and restaurants for a great deal of nightlife entertainment options, including; live music, comedy, jazz, dance, DJs, and blues!

Charleston Restaurant, Bar & Nightlife Directory

Charleston, SC Restaurants
 39 Rue De Jean upscale casual

 AW Shucks seafood





 Coast seafood




fine dining/seafood

 Il Cortile Del Re

fine dining/Tuscan





 Mellow Mushroom pizza/beer





 T. Condon's casual/Irish pub

 Tristan fine dining/local/French



Charleston, SC Bars, Pubs, Taverns
 AC's Bar and Grill bar & grill/no frills

 Big John's Tavern dive/f&b/billiards

 King Street Grille sports bar/billiards

 Mad River sports//live music

 Market Street "coyote ugly" ish

 Silver Dollar cheap drinks/live music

Charleston, SC Clubs & Live Music Venues

 Club Light

dance club/nightclub


upscale/live music

 Torch Lounge lounge/metropolitan
58 Line St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 577-5393

Black Bean Co.
429 King St.
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 277-0990

Rutledge Cab Co.
1300 Rutledge Ave
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 720-1440

Biggie's Gastropub
730 Rutledge Ave
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 577-0486

Big Gun Burgers & Bar
137 Calhoun St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 737-0090

Boone's Bar & Grill
345 King St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-6665

Burger Babies
293 King St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 277-2700

340 King St
Charleston, SC 29412
(843) 720-3631

Cocktail Club
479 King St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 724-9411

Craftsmen Kitchen
12 Cumberland St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-9699

18 Percy St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 577-0028

350 King St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 723-4990

The Grocery
4 Cannon Street
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 302-8825

Hello, My Name Is BBQ
616 Meeting St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 937-9800

Halls Chophouse
434 King St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 727-0090

563 King St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 573-7505

King Dusko
541 King St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 737-2961

Lana Restaurant & Bar
210 Rutledge Ave
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 720-8899


15 Beaufain St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 793-2230

Lowcountry Bistro
49 S. Market Street
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 723-7591

135 Calhoun St,
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 718-1598

119 Spring St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 789-3406

Osteria La Bottiglia
420 King St (Closed)
Charleston, S 29403
(843) 727-4158

Mercury Bar
547 King Street (Closed)
Charleston, SC 29403

PaTat Spot Friet & Falafel
41-B George St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 723-7438

Persimmon Café
226 Calhoun St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 937-5399

437 King Street
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 793-1422

Republic Garden & Lounge
462 King St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 724-7400

Street Hero
162 Spring St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 860-9080

Spring Roll Asian Cuisine
375 King Street
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 720-8816

306 King Street
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 576 - 3540

The Gin Joint
182 East Bay St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 513-5264

The Grocery
4 Cannon Street
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 302-8825

The Recovery Room    
685 King St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 727-0999

Trattoria Lucca
41-A Bogard St.
Charleston SC, 29401


  For all the current or possible students attending Carolina Southern University (CSU), Trident Technical College, Medical University Of South Carolina (MUSC ) or College Of Charleston, feel free to contact us anytime for dining and nightlife suggestions.  And, for you parents of these students attending, or thinking about attending, universities and colleges in the Charleston area, feel free to turn to us for advice on graduation dinner options or restaurants to dine while visiting your children.  We'd love to point you in the right direction, just ask!

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