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39 Rue de Jean

39 John St, Charleston, SC 29403-6432
+1 843-722-8881
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Sushi, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
39 John St, Charleston, SC 29403-6432
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1 - 10 of 1,132 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Meals and a comfortable dining experience that would have easily been worth twice the price. Four of us dined, ordering Steak Frites, Seared Sea Scallops, Braised Short Ribs, and Chicken Francaise. All four dishes were amazingly well prepared. With a well stocked wine cellar, we...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a delicious dinner we had! We started with mussels in a wine and garlic sauce. It was so good that we used lots of crusty bread and then soup spoons to finish the broth. We ordered coq au vin and a salmon dish. Both...More

Thank B S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We drive to the Crooked Oak Mountain Inn in Asheville, NC, at least once a year (highly recommend them, as well!), and break up the driving by stopping in Charleston overnight. We were advised to try 39 Rue de Jean again last year and did...well,...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Made a reservation for a Friday night. Host stand was polite and pleasant. they gave us the choice of the main dining room or the bar booths. We chose the bar. Kristy(maybe) was our server and was very prompt. Great silent service as it was...More

Thank Tomfool33
Reviewed 6 days ago

Before we went here, we did our due diligence and reviewed the menu accordingly so we would have an easier time ordering. Once we got seated, we asked our waiter to provide us with some recommendations. He explained what they were known for and this...More

Thank Chillaxin71
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service, friendly servers, great food. Great go to place when friends come in town...you don't feel rushed, so you feel relaxed during your meal.

Thank Sandy H
Kinsey R, Public Relations Manager at 39 Rue de Jean, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at 39 Rue de Jean and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, The Marketing Team holycityhospitality.com

Reviewed 1 week ago

We made reservations but arrived early. No problem. We chose to sit outside and enjoy an unusually relatively cool Charleston evening summer breeze while waiting for a concert to begin just next door. It was intimate and quiet outside compared to the lively but sometimes...More

Thank Margaret F
Kinsey R, Public Relations Manager at 39 Rue de Jean, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at 39 Rue de Jean and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, The Marketing Team holycityhospitality.com

Reviewed 1 week ago

OMG...we only had one night for dinner and Charleston, and a local recommended this restaurant...thank goodness! We arrived late (after 8 pm) without a reservation, but the staff accommodated us. We ordered the French Onion Soup (so flavorful, gooey, yummy) and the Potato Soup (delicate,...More

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Kinsey R, Public Relations Manager at 39 Rue de Jean, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at 39 Rue de Jean and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, The Marketing Team holycityhospitality.com

Reviewed 1 week ago

The owner is an American who was raised in France. He owns several restaurants. I've been to 39 Rue de Jean a number of times and have always appreciated the food and service

Thank Coopmeister
Kinsey R, Public Relations Manager at 39 Rue de Jean, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at 39 Rue de Jean and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, The Marketing Team holycityhospitality.com

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

WOW every bit was a reminder of Paris. The braised rabbit was breathe taking. The Pate and escargot were absolutely delightful. The service was amazing. The entire experience was like being travel across the Atlantic and being in a quaint French restaurant. A most stop...More

Thank Jonathan L
Kinsey R, Public Relations Manager at 39 Rue de Jean, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at 39 Rue de Jean and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, The Marketing Team holycityhospitality.com

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JohnAMiles
6 April 2017|
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Response from AndrewG845 | Reviewed this property |
I'd bring my kids to that restaurant.
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Gdkelsall
22 August 2015|
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Response from Kinsey R | Property representative |
We do not have a dress code. We look forward to your dining with us soon! Thanks!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$30
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 John St, Charleston, SC 29403-6432
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-722-8881
Description
Located in historic downtown Charleston , SC , 39 Rue de Jean is a refined French cafe and bar offering the best in classic Brasserie cuisine. The creations of our culinary team pay homage to the classic brasserie cuisine that inspired vehemently loyal Parisians. Guests of 39 Rue de Jean enjoy indoor/outdoor patio seating, cocktails and a predominantly French wine list blended with a selection of our steward's favorites.39 Rue de Jean offers a private dining room that can be transformed to host professional gatherings or celebratory affairs, accommodating up to 200 guests. This unique space, overlooking Upper King Street, features vaulted ceilings, exposed brick and a private entrance
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