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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Music Venue
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“One of the most popular and diverse music venues in the city. Bar scene offering a few items from a food truck. Be sure to look them up on Facebook or Google for their daily band line-ups!”
  • 78 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Hands down one of our favorite out to dinner spots or brunch spots! Delicious and who doesn’t love crime brûlée?!”
  • 58 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Italian but not red sauce and pasta, rather artisanal Italian as they describe it. The best dinner on the Island in my opinion with a sizeable wine list. It's the place to go for a special occasion. Must have reservations. Sun -Thurs 5 - 10: Fri - Sat 5 - 11pm”
  • 62 locals recommend
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“Kitchen open late! Walkable or a 2 min drive away! Mexican restaurant locally with full bar, great staff and easy quick dinners. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Bar
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“Wood fired pizzas and possibly the biggest wine list within biking distance”
  • 32 locals recommend
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“House-smoked meats & creative sides served in a funky BBQ spot with outdoor seating, beer & bourbon.”
  • 22 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“This is a super fun place, one town over, in West Ashley. Fun food, great bar. In the midst of West Ashley’s triangle area. A little eclectic nightlife area with great restaurants. It is less expensive than downtown Charleston and filled with locals who want a fun and friendly bustling nightlife scene without the pretensions. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“Open late, craft Beers and great sandwiches. As seen on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives!”
  • 28 locals recommend
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“We always recommend Early Bird to our guests! It’s funky,hip and the grub is spot on wether it’s breakfast,lunch or late night. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great Avondale hip area to eat and walk around. This restaurant has a great little locals bar with amazing oysters and southern flavor to seafood. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Bar
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“One of Charleston's oldest bars. Traditional bar atmosphere with pool, darts, and board games.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great beers and bistro food in a pretty environment! There’s also a great patio for outside seating. It also happens to be walking distance from your AirBNB!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“ An incredible menu that changes daily. Definitely the best place to go for foodies! ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is also a favorite. Homemade gnocchi and bread! A carb heavy meal... but worth it. The focaccia is homemade and out of this world. They guarantee that their olive oil, for dipping, is the best you have ever tasted and it is true! Great little bistro for dinner and then hit the bars all around it. Also in West Ashley. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Great spring-water dough pizza in an old movie theater! A larger than life-sized portrait of Charleston star Chef Sean Brock (recent James Beard award winner), a full bar and a huge beer list make this a great spot for the family or for a few friends to stay out late.”
  • 19 locals recommend
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“The best place for breakfast on the Island. Be sure to try Jessica's herb bread! Open Tues - Sun. 8am - 2:30 pm.”
  • 14 locals recommend