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185 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2126
+1 843-577-7771
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (215 reviews)
“shellfish” (346 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Soups, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
185 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2126
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Reviewed yesterday

Recently had a delightful dinner with a friend celebrating our mutual birthdays. Food was very good and service impeccable. Recommend if you are visiting this great city.

Thank ElaineFrench
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is a must. The food is absolutely delicious. We started with the tomato bisque soup. I could have eaten the whole pot. It was so creamy and delicious. Combined with the complimentary sour dough bread and it was to die for. Now on...More

Thank Christy H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Delicious date night restaurant with amazing southern dishes! Great food, great service and appetizers were incredible.

Thank John H
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had reservations for a Monday night. Our server was Colleen, very lovely girl. I ordered the fried green tomatoes (they are not just plain fried tomatoes) and they were awesome. I also ordered the appetizer spicy shrimp and sausage. The sauce over this was...More

Thank jana c
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food and ambiance were exceptional. Had fried green tomatoes and seafood. Absolutely recommend. Probably our favorite restaurant in Charleston.

Thank DallasTexasfan
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food! Fancy restaurant. We made reservations over a week in advance...definitely recommend reservations. Didn’t have to wait at all. Recommend filet and the grits. Good drinks as well. Good service. Good location.

Thank PSimms
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came here with friends to celebrate our wives birthday. Started with fried green tomatoes, fried chicken livers and the almond Brie. All were fantastic and the best ever. Our wives had the catch of the day and they loved it. I had the catfish and...More

Thank PennStateTim_24
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent service. The filet melted in my mouth. Relaxed and nice atmosphere. There were four people in our party and we all enjoyed our dinner and drink selections.

Thank 29dale
Reviewed 4 days ago

A wonderful place to dine! My partner and I shared 2 outstandingly delicious appetizers - Fried Green Tomatoes, and the remarkably crisp and thin Housemade Potato Chips topped with crumbed blue cheese. Followed by 2 equally fabulous entrees – the special Golden Tilefish, gently fried...More

Thank 3,902,244
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

For our anniversary had dinner at Magnolias. The duck was excellent as were the short ribs. Scott was our waiter and he was very attentive. We didn’t order dessert but were brought ice cream with happy anniversary chocolates. Unfortunately our corner table was next to...More

Thank Karin H
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31 January 2018|
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Response from Dreyfus01 | Reviewed this property |
One half block directly opposit Magnolias and up a short drive way is a very large and inexpensive city parking lot. The lot directly next to Magnolias is chained during certian hours and my be open at the end of the... More
30 January 2018|
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Response from nightcrawlr | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see any parking near Magnolia’s when I visited in January 2018. All of the downtown parking was seemingly paid parking only.
23 August 2017|
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Response from Daniel B | Reviewed this property |
Beer, I guess wine too
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$35
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2126
    (located between Cumberland & Queen Streets)
  • Public Transportation: Charleston CARTA to and from Visitors Center can be picked up 1/2 block from the restaurant on the quarter hour. There are also local cab companies and Charleston's famous Rickshaws that will transport guests to their hotels.
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-7771
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