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Martha Lou's Kitchen

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1068 Morrison Dr, Charleston, SC 29403-3820
+1 843-577-9583
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11:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 17:00
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Cleveland, Ohio
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here for lunch right when they opened at 11. We were the first ones there, but by the time we left people were waiting for a table. There are zero frills here, but that's why I liked it. It's very small, maybe 6-7 tables, you're served on Styrofoam plates and plastic silverware. Everyone was very nice, and we could... More 

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Thank Holly E
Hartford, CT
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a whim we went to Martha Lou's for a late lunch. The place is not much to look at from the outside, but don't let appearances fool you. There's good stuff and a friendly welcome waiting for you inside this homey little soul food place. Rotating menu with the usual staples. Nothing fancy but that can be a good... More 

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Thank Redmcx
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious! The pork chops and lima beans were cooked just right. True southern cooking.

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Thank zeta021996
McLean, Illinois
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't let the looks of the place scare you away. The food was GREAT, get there early they run out. Different things to eat every day. I had wings, wife had ribs, her favorite thing was the greens. Mine was the wings and mac& cheese, we will go back again when we are in the area!

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Thank cale98
Asheboro, North Carolina
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome pork chops, green beans, and sweet cornbread. Hubby LOVED the greens the best. Awesome pink lemonade. Holds about 25 people inside tops, so the"lunch hour" can be tight. Southern cooking from the heart!

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Thank Vicki A
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I read the reviews and expected a lot, boy was i disappointed. Sweet tea tasted like turnip greens. Luckily they finally after 20 minutes brought me some crappy pink lemonade. My crappy food was served on cheap styrene plates and eaten with plastic utensils. The staff disappeared while my chicken was cooking. I mean gone, nowhere to be found. Rice... More 

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Thank jason f
Charleston, SC
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While I have only tried four items here, the quality and flavor of all four were such that I would be confident trying anything at Martha Lou's, and I'm sure it would taste great. I'm from Charleston, but am ashamed to say this was my first visit to Martha Lou's. It lived up to all that I had heard about... More 

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Thank RayCharleston_SC
Charleston, South Carolina
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Martha Lou's is an experience everyone should try. The food is delicious and the atmosphere unique. It's one of a kind...

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Thank Phil W
Charleston, South Carolina
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

We went there for lunch and I had the fried chicken, collard greens, cabbage and red rice. My food was steaming when it arrived and the chicken was so hot I had to wait to eat it. I loved the cabbage and collards. Great service. I will definitely return!

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Thank Islandtime1027
Ghent, Kentucky
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My Wife and I visit this restaurant every time we are in Charleston. This has become one of our favorite places. It's small and family owned and they are all so loving and kind when you come in. The food is out of this world I've eaten everything on the menu at this pt and so has my wife. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 17:00
Thursday
11:00 - 17:00
Friday
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1068 Morrison Dr, Charleston, SC 29403-3820
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-9583

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?