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High Cotton Charleston

199 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2605
+1 843-724-3815
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
199 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2605
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had dinner with two other couples and enjoyed our time immensely. Had seafood dishes along with a wonderful Meursault. Great food, wine and service. Recommended.

Thank Tyler L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great, service was excellent and the atmosphere is perfect for a charleston brunch. Highly recommend.

Thank Moytle
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to start with the service because it consistently great. Everyone who helped us was very knowledgeable and happy that we were there. It was almost like everyone was an owner and very much invested in giving us a great experience. The filet mignon...More

Thank Itinerant_Foodies
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very elegant southern style restaurant. Coming from the north - New Jersey to be exact- I find these southern restaurants maintain what I. Insider to be their their southern flavor atmosphere and style. On the menu was a tomato 🍅 and burrata salad. You...More

Thank ell36552001
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food - great service - good atmosphere - good location - not expensive - and they had Jefferson Bourbon

Thank endorad3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seven of us were here for a birthday Saturday brunch; just fabulous! Very elegant surroundings, service was swift and food delicious, well presented. Best cornbread. And the icing on the cake was listening to Red Cedar Review, live band, just set the right mood for...More

Thank MariaTamworth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

High Cotton offers exceptional food and a great atmosphere! We ate at a table overlooking Bay Street our first night in Charleston. We loved the view of the street & the live music inside the restaurant was great! The food was delicious. We really enjoyed...More

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Foodies stamp of approval! Wow! Highlight of our trip to Charleston was dining at this great restaurant! We were told this was a great restaurant but didn't know it was going to be so 'off the charts' amazing!! The four of us dined for hours...More

Thank Barbie120
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sat at the bar (our preference) for Sunday Brunch. The Crab Benedict and Eggs Benedict were top notch, as were the Mimosas. There was live music, which was a nice touch. This restaurant gets very crowded at lunch so I would recommend making reservations or...More

Thank 774Pat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a nice restaurant Inn charleston try the high cotton! Service is outstanding! Delicious food! I have only enjoyed dinner at this establishment but I'm sure their lunch is great as well.

Thank Joseph L
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Questions & Answers
15 April 2017|
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Response from Marci A | Reviewed this property |
We went for brunch and dressed casual with flip flops. I would dress nicer for dinner for sure.
31 January 2017|
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Response from Trixtravels | Reviewed this property |
😊i did not see that specifically on the menu. But many options if you want avoid wheat/grains. I know gluten still be an ingredient in recipes so i am sure you could find out from them directly. It's a wonderful full... More
18 January 2017|
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Response from Peter R | Reviewed this property |
sorry for late answer. no specific kids menu. this is the top of fine dining in Charleston. your three kids will look great in a dress or jacket and tie.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2605
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-724-3815
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High Steppin' Lowcountry Living. It's a feeling of warmth and celebration that begins the moment you step inside. You'll find it in our gracious, knowledgable servers, expertly prepared dishes and a remarkable cocktail and wine program. From conversation and laughter in our bar to our stylish dining rooms of heart pine floors and antique brick, you'll come to understand true Charleston hospitality. That is, there's always cause for celebration - of our neighbors, our food and drink and each other. It's our great pleasure to share it with you.
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