If you're a first time visitor to Charleston, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a smaller local eatery could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the restaurants may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about restaurants in Charleston.
Here are some of the most recommended restaurants in Charleston.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about restaurants:
"As far as food goes, try to get a reservation at either Husk or its sister restaurant McCrady's." See More
"there are any number of places on Upper King Street (Area of king street north of Calhoun): Proof, Prohibition, Charleston Place Hotel all have great cocktails, Stars and The Cocktail Club are top notch rooftop bar spots along with great drinks." See More
"I would eat at FIG - makes reservations, literally, one month in advance; and Poogan's Porch or Cru Cafe." See More
"Restaurant-wise: Husk, Slightly North of Broad, and Magnolia's are amazing (with Husk being incredibly amazing)." See More
"Middleton Place - also very beautiful property with lots of history." See More
"If you're staying in Folly and want unique but casual I would go get some oysters and beers at Bowen's Island Restaurant between Folly and the mainland (James Island)." See More
"On Queen Street in 100 yards there is a Napa Vally winery tasting room and 3 of the best restaurants in Charleston (Poogan's Porch, Husk and 82 Queen St - Great bar at Husk too" See More
"Hyman's Seafood on Meeting Street in Charleston has the best seafood." See More
"I don't have experience with the catering in Chalreston, but I've heard good things about Caviar & Bananas and Cru Cafe." See More
"Gaulart & Maliclet Fast & French Inc is a great place for breakfast or an inexpensive lunch" See More
"On further up King there is Leon's and Edmund's Oast." See More
"Hank's Seafood Restaurant 167 Raw Chubby Fish" See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Charleston locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Charleston.
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