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Swamp Fox Restaurant

387 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6404
+1 843-724-8888
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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387 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6404
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped in and enjoyed a nice atmosphere. The service and meal were equally top notch. We enjoyed Sea Bass special, short ribs and farmers market special

Thank mrdawg
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stayed at the Francis Marion so decided to try the buffet breakfast for a quick meal. After being seated by the hostess, we had no one come over to take a beverage order or food choice (menu or buffet) for 10 min. Since we had...More

Thank LeAnne W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere was nice and the staff very welcoming. The food itself however was just okay for an upscale restaurant.

Thank bbell98138
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ended up here twice for dinner and once for breakfast so you know it has to be good if I came back again! The fried chicken was tasty and the pork chop was excellent. When ordering my breakfast I mentioned to my waitress that...More

1  Thank Shirley R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided on lunch here based on TripAdvisor ratings and its location on Marion Square. We had a wonderful lunch. I had the crab cake sliders, and my wife had the she crab soup. Both were excellent. The service was fine, but not as good...More

Thank GR_Traveling_Guy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are local and like to try different restaurants. Went with another couple. First, when we asked the waitress about the salmon she assured us it was "local" not farm raised; we had her ask the chef and it was actually farm raised. Portions were...More

Thank Kathryn D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The swamp fox truly was the best breakfast in town! We were not staying in the hotel but decided to give it a try anyways. We ended up going two days out of our weeklong visit to Charleston. The food was incredible, I ordered the...More

Thank millerj68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding food, and service. We stayed at the Francis Marion for 8 days. Ricky you’re a great steward! Tracy, Andreas, Melissa, Shane, Ian, and sweet Narcisa, Miss Annette, you’re all wonderful! Thank you for your Southern hospitality. Rob, the bartender you’re a great man. Mr....More

Thank stylehaus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great is what this restaurant is all about-food quality, prices and service. The food is cooked after you order, nothing precooked. The chef does a great job and the waiters and waitresses compliment the food with great service. My wife had fried chicken that is...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed lunch at the Swamp Fox today. The restaurant is very nicely decorated and the staff is excellent. Everyone is extremely friendly and personable. The menu has a good variety of choices with something to please everyone. The she crab soup...More

Thank Mary S
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Questions & Answers
30 August 2016|
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Response from Erica H | Property representative |
Thank you so much for asking! Yes we are located right next to the Francis Marion garage where there is public parking. We also offer valet services at our front door! Have a great day
10 June 2016|
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Response from gmet47 | Reviewed this property |
Very pleasant and relaxing.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$45
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 387 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6404
    (Corner of King and Calhoun Street)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-724-8888
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The Swamp Fox Restaurant and Bar, named for Revolutionary War hero, General Francis Marion, features classic Southern cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Executive Chef Simon Andrews and Executive Sous Chef Phill Gaulin create regional specialties that emphasize farm to table practices using locally grown fruits and vegetables with respect to the traditional beloved flavors and techniques of the Old South.
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