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Anson Restaurant

12 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401-2018
+1 843-577-0551
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
12 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401-2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love the shrimp and grits! Best in town! Pleasant management and bartender! Such a pleasure to dine there. Beautiful restaurant! Beautiful black walnut bar and old black and white movies are on a screen!

Thank tangotraveler5
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent food and service, and even better when it's Restaurant Week with great value of 3 courses for $40.

Thank Linda5jwink
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our party of twelve was treated to great food and service tonight. We had a fabulous selection of appetizers including okra, calamari, fried green tomatoes, roasted garlic and others, followed by fabulous entrees. Swordfish was fabulous, filets were perfect and the flagship dish, crispy flounder...More

Thank LQ654
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an older, established restaurant that was closed due to a fire a few years ago. It has re-opened this year (not sure what month) but was able to have dinner there a few nights ago. The interior is elegant without being stuffy. The...More

1  Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family loves visiting Anson when we're in Charleston. The food is always outstanding. The menu includes southern favorites like fried catfish, whole fish options, okra, grits and more. The service is always excellent because the staff is friendly, attentive, and so knowledgeable about their...More

2  Thank Sofia425
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last night we choose to celebrate our anniversary at Anson's. We read some reviews, took a look at the menu and we were pretty much convinced that it was gonna be a great night. Since the beginning while making the reservation, the service was pretty...More

1  Thank Liam G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I dined on a Sunday night and the food was great! I had the flounder and she had the filet with wine pairings per our servers recommendation. Kyle's service was excellent, the ambiance was great , and the management was very friendly,...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here after a recommendation. Food was a bit pricy but no surprises there. Quality was good. Maybe not an every day choice but for special occasions and anniversaries a nice romantic place to go.

1  Thank ElvisPhish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This our first time back to Charleston in 4 years and Ansons is still a favorite of ours. I had the Short Ribs with creamy polenta and we also had the shrimp and grits and both were amazing. They still have an outstanding wine list.

Thank DJF1958
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had not been to Anson since they reopened after the fire, and four of us enjoyed dinner on a Thursday night. The Catch, the whole flounder, the fried chicken, and the duck were all very good, as were the oysters on the half shell....More

Thank geo08
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Yvonne G
2 March 2017|
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No. Just wear what you'd normally wear to a decent restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401-2018
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-0551
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