Charleston Wine + Food is all about sinking your teeth into some flavorful + delicious food. After all the plates are licked clean + the wine glasses are emptied, you’ll already be thinking about your next meal. These Charleston eateries spare no expense when it comes to dishing out unforgettable dining experiences. Whether you’re looking for a hearty meal complete with a juicy steak or a quintessential southern feast, these restaurants represent the diversity + uniqueness of the Charleston culinary community.
Located on the historic Broad Street, Oak Steakhouse is a quintessential American steakhouse. Executive chef Mark Keiser serves carefully prepared local + regional seafood and produce paired with a beautifully curated selection of wines. Oak’s pine floors + fireplaces offer the perfect setting to enjoy a special evening with amazing food.
Executive chef Jacob Huder + James Beard-nominated chef Jeremiah Bacon have created a unique restaurant rooted in Southern tradition. With a menu featuring locally-sourced produce, guests will enjoy modern American cuisine that is both recognizable + innovative.
Fusing together traditional Asian cuisine + southern influences, chef Eric Hill has carefully crafted a menu featuring unique ingredients presented in beautiful + sophisticated ways. Guests can sink their teeth into dishes inspired by fish sourced from some of the world’s most sought-after waterways for an unforgettable culinary experience.
Wood-fired pizzas + handmade pastas are only the beginning of the culinary adventure that awaits at upper King Street gem, Indaco. Executive chef Michael Holler has prepared a rustic Italian menu to be enjoyed family-style at one of the restaurant’s community tables.
Seemingly transported straight from the streets of New York City, The Cocktail Club offers a swanky lounge space to enjoy a night out, away from the hustle-and-bustle of King Street. You’ll enjoy a vast list of carefully-crafted cocktails tip on the rooftop terrace for a night of good drinks + great times.
Helmed by James Beard Award-winning chef Mike Lata + executive chef Jason Stanhope, FIG has cemented its status as a Charleston staple, serving up delicious dishes that are both creative + comforting. The restaurant’s wine program, led by James Beard Award winner Morgan Calcote, is thoughtfully curated to create a well-rounded meal full of heart + soul.
The Ordinary is a charming Southern seafood hall delivering a menu inspired by the Lowcountry’s coast. Located in an old bank, the team at The Ordinary blends unforgettable food with impeccable service to produce a high energy + memorable dining experience. Don’t miss out on the impressive Seafood Tower.
Set in an old carriage carriage house beside the historic Wentworth Mansion, Circa 1886 prides itself on its ability to capture the essence of Charleston’s cultural + culinary community. Executive chef Marc Collins crafts perfectly-executed plates filled with local ingredients sourced from nearby farms + fishing boats to deliver a dining experience that is both intimate + inspiring.
Southern soul is met with a spark of innovation on the colorful menu created by Magnolias executive chef Kelly Franz. As one of the flagship restaurants in Charleston’s journey to becoming a culinary destination, Magnolias pays homage to its southern roots by featuring traditional ingredients reimagined in modern + innovative ways.
Executive chef Todd Garrigan and the team at Blossom believe in no-frills dining, serving up simple + clean dishes featuring locally-sourced ingredients. Charleston’s flavorful culture is on full display at Blossom with a menu celebrating the farmers + fishermen who are the backbone of the Lowcountry’s culinary community.
A vintage-inspired setting meets modern cuisine at King Street eatery, The Darling Oyster Bar. Fresh seafood takes center stage on a menu inspired by classic dishes with a flair for new flavor. Grab a seat at the raw bar or settle into one of the restaurant’s green-colored booths for a flavorful + fun dining experience. Don’t forget Sunday brunch, either!