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Oak Steakhouse

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Charlestowne
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17 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-3001 (State Street)
+1 843-722-4220
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Charleston, South Carolina
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582 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This one of the few downtown restaurants to have free valet parking. Multi floor but there is an elevator at the rear if you cannot or do not want to walk the steep stairs .We were seated on the mezzanine level. Noise level was acceptable and allowed normal conversation. Our waiter was personable but the service was very slo...w with... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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137 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We made reservations in advance based on trip advisor reviews and we were not disappointed. Two of us had steak and the other opted for the special prix fixe Thanksgiving selections. We were all pleased and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Our service was fantastic and we truly had a great experience. We would definitely return if in the area again.

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Thank ASHMD
Charleston, South Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just finished a Thanksgiving day dinner at Oak. The turkey dinner was superb and the chefs did a fantastic job, but the service was not what you would expect for a restaurant of this so-called caliber. Our server, Josh, was knowledgeable on the wine list, but from the moment we sat down he was rushing us seemingly to turn our... More 

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United States
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301 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super ambiance . Very busy but not noisy. Excellent entertaining service. Great food. Everyone was satisfied with their selection. Nice wines by the glass. Really fun experience. Highly recommended.

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Thank Vsm09
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service A++ Atmosphere A++ Food B- If you are on a first date this is the perfect restaurant. Wonderful wine list. Food is slightly better than average though, so if you are mostly drinking and enjoying each other's company, it is beyond perfect. My husband and I have very refined taste for food, therefore, we were disappointed. I give this... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I come here occasionally, and the food is always amazing. Service fell really short. We were seated 30 min late from reservation and it I had to flag server to check on our meal and get check. By this time, restaurant was empty and were focusing on turning the restaurant over rather than the few lingering guests.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is clearly one of Charleston's best restaurants, both for the quality of the food and service, but also for its setting and ambiance. Housed in a converted bank building, the Oak Steakhouse has an elegant feel about it from the moment you walk in the door. The first-floor dining area near the bar is lively and probably a bit... More 

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Genesee Depot, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went out for my sister's birthday and had a wonderful dinner. Although our table was in the middle of the room, we didn't feel at the center of attention. Each table has a sense of privacy and intimacy. Our reservations were during a busy Sunday evening, but we didn't feel rushed nor we didn't wait to be served. We... More 

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Tryon, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

On a recent trip to Charleston we went to this highly rated steak house expecting great food. What we found was a lovely old building, friendly staff, mediocre food, and prices that would make mid-town manhattan blush. The first food to arrive was a bread basket, which I opened with anticipation. It had white tasteless rolls, resembling wonder rolls. They... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Food and service and everything was excellent. The steak was delicious. The waiter guided us really well on ideas to order and was excellent with the service and did not rush us! Very nice Anniversary dessert. Will go back again when back in Charleston. It was expensive, so be prepared, but worth it for a special occasion.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-3001
    (State Street)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Charlestowne
  • Neighbourhood: Charlestowne
  • Phone Number: +1 843-722-4220

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