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211 Rutledge Ave, Charleston, SC 29403-5822
+1 843-737-5959
11:00 - 23:00
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is nestled in the city. Love it. The staff are super friendly. Had a great time hanging out. The food is authentic. I had tacos and hubby had jerk chicken sandwich. The sweet potatoe fries are delish. Nice relaxed atmosphere.

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Celebration, Florida
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for drinks before dining nearby and loved the vibe of this bar. Perfectly named as it is an old gas station and the ambience is a kick. Great drinks, too! We will be back.

1 Thank Eileen C
Frederick, Maryland
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome food choices for carnivores and vegans. Loved the roasyed chix nachos. The jerk chicken sandwich was yummo. Service was friendly an foid was served in a timely manner. Love the gas station decor. Make this a stop on your trip to C'town.

1 Thank Beverly H
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137 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived on Easter Sunday around four. We were seated right away and it was not busy at all. The hostess was very polite and friendly. The patio seating was very lovely-lush greens, nice breezes, eclectic vibe. There were four tables seated, two of which had dogs with them. I'd return here for the relaxing vibe. The food wasn't much... More 

Thank GretaPiggy
Lafayette, Louisiana
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for a late lunch. This is a remodeled 1950s gas station and it is well done. Nice selection of local beers, cheerful service. Had chicken nachos, very good but a little cheese heavy, local corn bisque which was very good and sandwiches which were fresh. A nice experience.

Thank Mike H
Charleston, South Carolina
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This old gas station turned into a bar/restaurant is a hit in the downtown area for locals and some tourists. There is indoor (A/C, but open aire environment) and outdoor seating available, but I suggest you sit out back. It's such a happy place to have a drink, socialize, and catch a quick bite to eat. Food is reasonable, service... More 

Thank Kat T
Pawleys Island, South Carolina, United States
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the chicken taco with sweet potato fries. I loved the patio, vintage touches and the open air dining. My friend raved about the mahi tacos. Lovely afternoon. Great service. Thanks!

Thank Anissa R
Charlotte, North Carolina
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148 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in after seeing Fuel on Food Network. There was a short wait on a Thursday evening but not too long. There was a good crowd already and a fun atmosphere. I tried the pork tacos and my wife had the mahi mahi tacos. This followed an appetizer of Ho cakes. The Ho cakes were excellent and my wife... More 

Thank xxxadixxx
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great drinks, great atmosphere, great service. Wonderful outdoor seating area. Cool old gas station garage with cornhole and dog friendly!

Thank Kim A
Stratham, New Hampshire
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's an old gas station converted into a restaurant, Cool vibe but the food was terrible. we had chicken nacho appetizer which I have to say had some sauce on it which I wasn't quite sure what it was and ground up chicken..Ugh. Also had mahi tacos which clearly had two small bites of fish and the rest of it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Jamaican, Caribbean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 Rutledge Ave, Charleston, SC 29403-5822
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-737-5959
Fuel (new restaurant)
211 Rutledge Ave.
Charleston, SC 29403

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?