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Gin Joint

) #130 of 690 Restaurants in Charleston $$ - $$$ American,
182 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2123
+1 843-577-7565
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
182 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2123
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Unique fun place, eclectic menu and drinks. Thoroughly enjoyed it. You can have the bar make a drink based on word selections like fizzy, hot, etc. really enjoyed this place

Thank VacationTravelReview
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to get a drink and the bar tender is fantastic. You can pick from a list of words on the menu, and he will design you a drink that will match the words. Like, refreshing, sweet, cool, herbs, sweet.

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great in Charleston that specializes in craft cocktails. Brian the bartender was helpful and knowledgeable. Definitely worth a stop.

Thank Denis T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Searched this place out as some of our fellow coworkers had suggested it in the past. We were there on a Friday night. We had to wait to get a seat. No problem here! They do only seat complete parties, so don't let your friends...More

Thank Lauren B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a great spot! We went later in the evening, around 11PM, as it's small and the place is usually full. But it's opened till 2AM and we loved shutting it down with delicious cocktails and great company. Do bartenders choice, you choose two adjectives...More

Thank loloa312Austin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sign of location is on the street, but the bar is tucked away in alley. Once you figure out where you're going it's a cool place. A little dark but the bar seating is great!

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely stop by the Gin Joint. It is a fun place with all sorts of wonderful mixed drinks. The staff are a lot of fun. It is very small so be prepared to wait. We sat at the bar which was a lot of fun...More

Thank allyson360
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love gin, read the reviews and some of the issues, but we gave it a go. We were disappointed; the atmosphere is great and very promising - dark, great decor of liquor bottles, bitters bottles, etc. Very clean, funky, cool, hip. Unfortunately, they don't capitalize...More

1  Thank InTheBunk
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

I would definitely go back for another round when I come back to Charleston. This place does not disappoint when it comes to there knowledge of craft drinks.

Thank slkp1717
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Service was great--hostess and host asked what kind of drinks we liked and then they recommended some truly unusual and really tasty drinks. I love gin and I love small, share-able plates of appetizers. This place really hit the mark. I would come back here...More

1  Thank A M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 182 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2123
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-7565
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