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dining in Charleston

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:10 AM
 

TIA for suggestions for inexpensive to nominally expensive places to eat. Would like to hear about locals favs, etc.
I lived in the area in the early 70's, and have not been back since leaving in '74. Prefer seafood or southern eatin. Doc

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Pages Okra Grill in Mount Pleasant

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:21 AM
 

is good southern eating with local seafood and reasonably priced. Make sure to get reservations or you are in for a wait.

https://www.pagesokragrill.com/

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Re: Pages Okra Grill in Mount Pleasant

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:32 AM
 

Thanks again, this sounds great.

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Re: Pages Okra Grill in Mount Pleasant

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:40 AM
 

I second this and will also add that Page's may have the best weekend brunch in the Charleston area to go along with their excellent food at all other times as well.

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:22 AM
 

My all time favorite is Magnolias. A little on the pricey side, but not too bad. The shrimp and grits is phenomenal!

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:21 AM
 

The buttermilk fried oysters are killer.

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Not a fan of Page’s, but do love Magnolia’s

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 4:01 PM
 

Also like 82 Queen and S.N.O.B. (Slightly North of Broad”

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:56 PM
 

Ditto!

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:25 AM
 

167 Raw - Moderately priced seafood/oyster bar

Michael's on the Alley - Pricier but the Wagyu Beef Short Rib is amazing!

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I usually go to the Ordinary

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:29 AM
 

it's not cheap but their Crudo is so good. You can order a serving of it for $15-20

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Re: dining in Charleston

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:29 AM
 

A lot of people like Hyman's Seafood at 215 Meeting St. Check Yelp for reviews.

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:39 AM
 

My wife and I got food poisoning last time we went to Hyman's.

The food tasted ok, but we won't be back.

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yeah, its ok but caters more towards tourists

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:45 AM
 

definitely better places with similar prices

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Re: yeah, its ok but caters more towards tourists

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:46 AM
 

Agreed

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Re: dining in Charleston

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:45 AM
 

Sucks...sorry.

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Hyman's is Charleston's most famous dining tourist trap

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:51 AM
 

It's good food, I've eaten there several times, but I've long stopped recommending it for people coming to the area.

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Well, cutigerbob thinks Hardee's is better food.


Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 12:39 PM
 

He must be a filet 'o fish sandwich kind of guy.

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That's McDonald's

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 12:43 PM
 

Just Sayin'

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Pretty much everywhere is good

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 11:19 AM
 

but Hyman's is a tourist trap. If you want some 'local' seafood you gotta get off the penisula

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Re: dining in Charleston

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:32 AM
 

Hanks downtown and The Boathouse over near Mt Pleasant

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:58 AM
 

Sullivans on Sullivans Island. Small and not fancy but very good food.

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 3:25 PM
 

I second this. Strongly.

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Hanks is pretty good.***

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 12:35 PM
 



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Re: dining in Charleston

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:34 AM
 



YWIA

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Murrells Inlet is a little out of Charleston, Hanser house

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 3:46 PM
 

is better, bigger portions and a little less expensive.

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Re: dining in Charleston

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:45 AM
 

Give Bowen's Island restaurant a try. Excellent seafood.

It's certainly not fancy and it isn't cheap but it's not overly pricey either.

Most meals are in the $15-$20 range.

They give a good amount of food that makes you feel better about the prices too.

There is also a great view if you eat on the porch during daylight hours.


I also recommend Kaminsky's if you are looking for some dessert after one of your meals.

There is a downtown and a West Ashley location.

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forgot about this place, it is excellent as well

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:47 AM
 

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Re: dining in Charleston

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:53 AM
 

Is this the place we called "Ma Bowens Island" that was off a dirt causeway on James Island? There was a ramshackle pier, and the old man sat by the fireplace talking about aliens. Thick oak tables were carved up by all the past customers and included Charles Karault among other famous folk. I remember a paper plate of fried shrimp for 99 cents.

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:57 AM
 

Yep. Cheap oysters.

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:02 AM
 

Bowen’s island raises there own oysters. All are clusters. Steamed in the basement( if you wanna call it that). Certainly not fancy but good food good price.

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:05 AM
 

Same place.

It has a slightly different look now because they had to rebuild.

There is more delicious food there than just the oysters.

We have really enjoyed everything we have ordered.

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Bowens was great place. Had that

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:41 PM
 

one booth and all the mixed tables and chairs. The juke box had Autumn Leaves and Yellow Rose of Texas. Rest of records were all scratched beyond hearing. The food was inexpensive and cheap.
They cooked everything on a regular range. It took forever but we didn't care. More time to drink. The old man was Mr Bowen. He was neat guy but hard of hearing. He had that huge black and white tv in there on loud. We could watch entire Jackie Gleason.
The rest rooms were outside. I went out one night and it was pitch black. The tide had come in and I found myself up to my shins in salt water. Had to leave by the in road that night. Great memories.

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As long as oysters are in season, like right now,

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:03 AM
 

Bowen’s Island Restaurant is the best place for them in the Charleston area.

Oysters are freshly steamed by covering a bushel-sized heap of ‘em with wet burlap sacks on top of a piece of sheet metal over a wood-burning open fire. Rustic is an understatement, but the quality of the seafood there can’t be overstated.

For the best value/quality combination of a fresh portion of breaded, fried shrimp, try Dave’s Soul Food in downtown. Hole in the wall for sure, but delicious.


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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:50 AM
 

Poogan’s Porch on Queen st. Especially for Brunch.

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:56 AM
 

It is also dog friendly.

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:52 AM
 

After you’re done with dinner you should stop by King St. Dispensary for a drink

Great place, and the owner is an alumna

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Jestine’s on Meeting St.

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:08 AM
 

Just north of the Market (I think it’s still open). Only open for breakfast & lunch. Great southern home cooking. Can get a bit crowded during lunch time with local business professional.

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This one is off the beaten path...

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:09 AM
 

The Wreck in Mt Pleasant

https://www.wreckrc.com/default.asp

They didn't used to accept credit cards, but maybe they do now.

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Great food that won't break the bank.***

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:33 AM
 



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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 2:10 PM
 

They still put out the peanuts to snack on?

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Re: This one is off the beaten path...

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 8:33 PM
 

The Wreck is amazing. As a kid I didn’t like seafood until my parents took me here with our soccer team during a soccer tournament in Charleston. Never looked back.

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Re: This one is off the beaten path...

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 8:38 PM
 

Yes the food is amazing but their prices have gotten RIDICULOUS. The Seafood platter is close to if not over $30 bucks now.

Head up to Awendaw and check out the Seewee restaurant. Some of the best southern and fried seafood you’ll have in the area!!!

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I second The Wreck!

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:22 PM
 

The "owner`s husband" was a huge Tiger fan! RIP Fred, I miss chatting with you!
And yes, they now take credit cards.

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:14 AM
 

You need to experience DOWNTOWN Charleston. There are tons of nice restaurants on IOP, Sullivans, Mt P, etc but the downtown experience is impossible to replicate. If eating downtown check out Fleet Landing. They have mostly local seafood, shrimp and grits, a few pasta dishes, chicken, etc. Plus it is the only restaurant downtown on the water.

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 4:12 PM
 

Fleet Landing is great

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:15 AM
 

Do not go to Hymans....i repeat....do not go to Hymans. That's a tourist trap and with soooo many good places to eat in Charleston don't waste your money. Halls Chophouse, Bowens Island, Poes Tavern, Malagon, Pan e vino, Husk, Jestines Kitchen, Fig, Fleet Landing, Hanks, The Ordinary.....the list goes on...i threw in some fine dining and 2 off the beaten path Italian an spanish. And of course bbq....rodney scotts, lewis, home team, dukes just to name a few.

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:25 AM
 

S.N.O.B. is good too.

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Re: dining in Charleston

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:28 AM
 

Yeah snob has just been around sooo long....i haven't been there in years.

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The OP asked for inexpensive places in Charleston.

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 12:41 PM
 

Most of the places you mentioned are more expensive places.

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Re: The OP asked for inexpensive places in Charleston.

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 2:46 PM
 

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Re: The OP asked for inexpensive places in Charleston.

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 4:47 PM
 

Expensive is relative in Charleston these days. If you don't want to eat fast food then you're gonna pay. If you want good food you're gonna pay. Not all of the places i mentioned will bust your wallet but sometimes it's worth it to spend a little more than you would for a great meal.

Since you're calling me out....do you live in Charleston? Do you know what the food scene looks like around here?

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:24 AM
 

Malagón, Mercado y Tapería

It is a Spanish Tapas restaurant around Upper King. That area of Charleston has seen a lot of improvement and has some great bars to go to either before or after diner.

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Pearlz Oyster Bar downtown, Langdon's, Wood & Grain in Mt. P

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:27 AM
 

and High Thyme on Sullivan's Island are your best bets for seafood. Langdon's has the best grouper on the planet.

https://www.pearlzoysterbar.com/


http://www.owensdininggroup.com/langdons/


https://www.owensdininggroup.com/woodandgrainmtp/


https://www.highthyme.com/


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You have to go to Revelry Brewing and the rooftop bar PLUS

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:32 AM
 

they have the same food truck parked there every night that has sushi, rolls, hand rolls and other good cooked stuff. Don't want to drink too many beers on an empty stomach.

https://revelrybrewingco.com/


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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 11:51 AM
 



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seems to be Judge's goto place, lol

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 12:07 PM
 

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Wow, really? Why am I not surprised by that...

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 12:12 PM
 

Charleston is home to some of the best restaurants in the southeast, and Hyman's is not one of em.

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You're right, Hyman's isn't close to being the best

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 12:43 PM
 

seafood restaurant in Charleston.

No one said it was.

The OP asked for inexpensive places to eat seafood in Charleston. Hyman's fits that bill.

Obviously if he wants upscale dining, or even mid-tier dining, there are better places. But that isn't what he asked for.

Way to detract from the discussion as usual, Princess!

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Nope, but it does fulfill the OP's request for a


Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 12:26 PM
 

Charleston restaurant that is inexpensive and serves seafood.

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You must've missed the OP's request for inexpensive


Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 12:25 PM
 

places, Princess.

For the price, Hyman's is solid food.

I'm surprised that you, of all people, would criticize Hyman's, as it is an important part of Charleston's history and traditions. You're likely to offend a lot of Charleston residents, visitors, and fans by disrespecting it like that.

If you'd like to discuss the best restaurants Charleston has to offer, I'm happy to. Please start a new thread.

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If my only two choices were Hymans and Hardees, I'd choose

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 12:35 PM
 

Hardees

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Agreed, Hyman's is overpriced for below average food

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 12:49 PM
 

Honestly, with the current culinary scene in Charleston, calling Hyman's below average is being generous.

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Re: dining in Charleston

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:35 AM
 

From a long-time resident Charlestonian, I highly recommend Leon's on King St., Amen on East Bay, & SNOB (Slightly North of Broad) on East Bay.

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Leon’s

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 4:08 PM
 

Was going to tell him to do himself a favor and grab some boiled shrimp and soft serve ice cream from Leon’s

Might as well throw in my wife’s favorite is 38 Rue de Jean, near Marion Square. Several very good restaurants along Hutson’s Alley...several mentioned above.

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Charleston girl told me about Jestine's last week. Said it

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:36 AM
 

was her favorite. Near CofC. Haven't been there myself, but it's online.

http://jestineskitchen.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Jestines-Kitchen-Menu-2018.pdf

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Re: dining in Charleston

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:40 AM
 

For seafood - Fleet Landing

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Re: dining in Charleston

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:42 AM
 

The Wreck

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As you know, there are lots of good places to eat


Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 11:26 AM
 

in Charleston.

Some call it a tourist trap, but if you want to dine at a Charleston institution, go to Hyman's Seafood. Their food is good, and it won't break the bank.

Fleet Landing is a little more expensive than Hyman's, but has outstanding views overlooking the water.

For true Southern cooking, Jestine's is really good.

I'm sure someone will mention Bowen's Island. I personally don't care for it. Disgusting place with dead cockroaches all over the floor. I guess that's part of the appeal for people who just want to go shuck their own oysters, but with all of the great restaurants in Charleston, I'd skip it.

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 1:00 PM
 

82 Queens has not been mentioned. It is always great.

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Re: As you know, there are lots of good places to eat

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 4:45 PM
 

Hymans is a Charleston institution for tourists only. Locals don’t eat there and never have.

Fleet Landing is a tourist trap as well, the view is nice if a ship isn’t in.

Jestines is real deal delicious, but go early or later as there is always a decent line

Bowen’s used to be great but tourist hype made them sell out on quality and stick with quantity only

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 4:58 PM
 

Ah....now it makes sense. You're a fan of Hymans. No one local goes to Hymans. The food is garbage. Bowens island is what it is...bare bones, good fried or grilled seafood and a lot of it. I have been to bowens dozens of times and never seen dead cockroaches "all over the floor". Several people on here have mentioned the wreck in mt p. Same type of place and it's good too.

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Hymans has the


Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 12:45 PM
 

best seafood in town!

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 1:24 PM
 

Marina Variety Store at the City Marina-good seafood-red rice-bring your parking ticket and they will pay the bill on it.

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Amen Street Fish & Raw Bar. Best HH in town! Both food and

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 2:43 PM
 

Drinks.

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 3:34 PM
 

SUNFLOWER CAFE West Ashley for breakfast or lunch. Not fancy, but locals love it. Rated 16th best benedict in the nation and best sandwich in Charleston. Lived in Charleston all my life Don't get caught up in all the downtown hype unless you're looking for ambiance. Best food to eat is in small, family owned local restaurants.

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Speaking of benedict, wonder what Charleston eateries

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 3:41 PM
 

TigerSmith '75® prefers?

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 4:14 PM
 

Yes their breakfast is awesome!

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 3:51 PM
 

On Sullivan's

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 4:17 PM
 

Try Burrell’s (try the steaks and you have to have the deviled eggs) at the end of the Market or Fleet Landing (great seafood) just across the street.

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Had a friend from New York...


Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 4:26 PM
 

Stop there for the day once on his way to Disney World with his wife and 20 something year old daughters. They went to Carolina Ale House. I told him he was an idiot. Haven't heard from him much anymore.

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 4:54 PM
 

old town restaurant on Kings Street. Looks like a hole in the wall but great food.

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 4:53 PM
 

For real Charleston soul food go to Martha Lou’s.

The wreck is a good go to but prices have gotten higher lately last few years.

167 Raw is quite good on east bay and not overpriced for the quality

Seafood is tough here. Locals don’t go out for it much since most fish, crab, shrimp etc themselves so they typical cater to the touristy expectation. Hymans is a perfect example.

If I were you I’d hit a few places grab a drink a dish or two at each; that’s what we do. Eating at the bar is always more lively.

Pearlz, FIG, Ordinary, darling oyster bar, 167 Raw, there tons of good seafood places.

Money wise downtown you get what you pay for. Dining is expensive here but generally worth it; if it’s cheap and below Spring street there a reason why.

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 5:27 PM
 

I always felt 167 raw was overpriced for what you get but so are most seafood restaurants in Charleston. I have heard good things about the royal tern on johns island but have yet to try it. Codfather is technically seafood albeit the British version but it's good stuff.

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dining in Charleston - West Ashley spots

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 5:45 PM
 

Gilligan’s on Main Rd has decent & moderately priced seafood (and an all u can eat shrimp that you have to ask for - not on the menu!); the Glass Onion on Savannah Hwy, there is a Pearlz (already mentioned downtown) in Avondale, and lastly an unknown even to longtime locals: The Fish Net on Sav Hwy in Red Top area (if you pass KFC you missed it!). The Fish Net is a fresh seafood market where you can also pick your fish & they’ll prepare it. Can’t get much fresher! I’ve only had their fried shrimp and they were good.

The seafood hole in the wall I really miss is the old Anchorline on Folly Rd right before Folly River. It was one of the few places that served really great shark! Used to love taking company from “off” and seeing their faces when I’d order shark! My Dad Joke was to tell em the shark isn’t a bitter seafood - depending on who they’d eaten! And, no bones to choke on! (Sharks have NO bones!).

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Glass Onion is always excellent. It doesn't look like

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:12 PM
 

much from the outside but the food is great and it's not too pricey. Its probably my favorite restaurant on this side of downtown.

My favorite restaurant downtown for southern comfort type food is still Magnolias. It's not cheap but it's not crazy expensive either and it has it's own free parking lot which is a huge perk for me.

82 Queen is excellent as well. There's a reason some of these restaurants have been there forever and are still popular.

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 6:05 PM
 

Long Island seafood on Isle of Palms - awesome seafood!

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 6:14 PM
 

For $20-$25 per person Leon’s is a pretty good option in Downtown.

If you are looking for lunch and like fried chicken sandwiches I would recommend Boxcar Betty’s. It is a local chain with a few locations around Charleston.

If you are in the mood for BBQ try Rodney Scott’s.

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Fulton5 on Fulton st..

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 6:17 PM
 

A lovely little (seats 44) intimate restaurant that locals know..food is superb & has great wine selection and a bar for about 6.

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Try Seewee Restaurant north of Mt. Pleasant on Hwy 17 ....

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 7:07 PM
 

Noisy Oyster was always my good quick go to!

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 8:37 PM
 

Bowen’s is a good place, not fancy at all, but consistent. Come to Johns Island and try Fat Hen or Wild Olive.

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For a very different vibe...


Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 8:44 PM
 

We’ve always had great food at Mex 1 Coastal Cantina. They have a few locations (Sullivan’s Island, West Ashley) and good mex take on tacos and shrimp tortas.

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 9:26 PM
 

Take I-26 West to Greenville!

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:10 PM
 

What's the local take on Shem Creek? My wife worked there part time 30 yrs ago right after she graduated and was living in mt pleasant. I've never been there but my Dept Chair recently told me it's one of his faves in Charleston area.

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Re: dining in Charleston

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:41 PM
 

Check out Sullivan’s island:

Obstinate daughter for nice dinner.
Poe’s is a great hamburger.
Home team barbecue for good food to go (must get a game changer while there as well).

Halls steakhouse (downtown) for great service and steakhouse meal.

So many other good restaurants depending on what you are looking for.

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Posted: Jan 25, 2020, 12:38 AM
 

Nothing but Ohio State fans on Shem Creek

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Re: dining in Charleston

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:37 PM
 

Some that I haven’t seen mentioned yet I know are quite good would be stars rooftop, Anson’s, and tavern and table!! Steak at both Anson’s and stars was phenomenal and tavern had some rocking shrimp and grits!!

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Re: dining in Charleston

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Posted: Jan 24, 2020, 10:42 PM
 

Quite a few have mentioned Bowens Island and I also recommend going there. It's a place you got to eat seafood the way it was meant to be eaten and also enjoy a brew or two. Since you have not been back since 74 I am sure you probably remember the original Trawler on Shem Creek.

A good many years ago before the Trawler burned my best girl and I spent a lovely Labor Day weekend in the Holy City. So we headed out on Saturday evening to the Trawler for some of their famous crab dip and a good meal. We were seated and we immediately noticed the table next to us. There was a hoity toity couple and their two kids. The kids were absolute hellions, the were dumping the salt and pepper shakers, throwing menus and silverware off the table, turning chairs over and just being plain obnoxious. They then started crawling underneath the table and pulling on the table cloth. Never once did the hoity toitys ever correct them. Then one of the hellions came out from beneath the table and took the burning candle off the table and went back under the table. You could hear them giggling, and all of a sudden the table cloth blazed up opposite of where the couple were sitting. The hoity toitys then began yelling for help and several servers saw what was happening and charged over with pitchers of water and drowned the four of them. To this day I still believe the servers had a little fun at the expense of the hoity toitys. Mean while my best girl and I were LOAO!

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Posted: Jan 25, 2020, 5:56 AM
 

Charleston Culinary Tours does walking tours with stops at several different restaurants along the way. It looks like they sprinkle in some history as well. I’ve never done one, but they have good reviews. I think it looks pretty cool. Could be a fun way to try several different places and get a walking history tour in as well.

https://charlestonculinarytours.com/




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