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Peninsula Grill

112 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3157
+1 843-723-0700
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“coconut cake” (727 reviews)
“lobster” (181 reviews)
“cakes” (204 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
112 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3157
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I made our first visit to the Peninsula Grill last Sunday. It, and the hotel, are,part of the Relais & Chateau collection, a French collection of hotels and restaurants. It is a nice sized restaurant, and was pretty much full. There were...More

1  Thank mls_lux
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was an exceptional dining experience from start to finish. Eric, our waiter, described in detail the specials and the foods we selected. Food combinations were unpretentious and beautifully united with delicious dressings. We enjoyed an heirloom tomato plate that uniquely included seasonal peaches and...More

1  Thank TravelPromises
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was traveling with children, one of whom is not the kind of child you take to a fancy restaurant without running the risk of being mortified many times over. But I had heard their coconut cake was "the best" in Charleston. So, not wanting...More

1  Thank wndyctyGAL
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent fine dining restaurant. Had the lobster and grits half serving. One Lobster was plenty. Tried the oyster combination appetizer, that's the way to go, the combination oyster appetizer. finished it off with the amazing coconut cake that I read about here on trip advisor,...More

1  Thank luvmy32000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good meal and service. I had the scallops and a wedge salad and they were good. I would recommend when in Charleston.

Thank MadisonCPA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a Thursday evening we returned to the Peninsula Grill having not been there for several years. It was great! The lobster and the lamb were excellent, and the service was outstanding. We won't wait so long to go back again.

1  Thank geo08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This review is only about Coconut Cake. I love coconut cake. After reading reviews I was bound and determined to get me a slice of their ultimate coconut cake. I walked in and asked if it was true that I could get a slice to...More

3  Thank TallyFL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful gourmet and local restaurant in a beautiful old Charleston building. Delicious meals, famous coconut cake and great service!

1  Thank Spencernewsock
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my wife here for her birthday. We sat outside and it was unbelievably romantic. Jonathan (he's the one in the picture with my wife) was our server and I don't think I've ever had a better or more professional one ever! He certainly made...More

2  Thank Eddie K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to be pampered and have an incredible meal in a gorgeous setting this is your place! My husband and I celebrated my 60 birthday and could not have been happier with the choice of a restaurant.

1  Thank Seawhim
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Questions & Answers
Johnny B
30 July 2017|
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Response from jkwiz | Reviewed this property |
No. Pretty sure they are only open for dinner.
27 June 2017|
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Response from MBones7 | Reviewed this property |
My guys were wearing jackets, but I was not there during the heart of the summer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3157
    (Meeting Street)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-723-0700
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Located in the very heart of Charleston's famed Historic District, this AAA Four-Diamond restaurant has been recognized by Departures, Conde Nast Traveler, Food & Wine, The New York Times, Southern Living, Travel + Leisure, Wine Spectator, and others for serving the finest and freshest ingredients sourced locally and globally.

With velvet-lined walls in shimmering oyster tones, woven seagrass, and indigenous cypress, the Peninsula Grill Dining Room ambiance is supper club sumptuousness. The Peninsula Grill Champagne Bar is an intimate jewel box space that offers several outstanding champagnes by the glass and a delicious bar menu. The lush Peninsula Grill Courtyard is one of the Charleston's true hidden gems and the most romantic al fresco dining setting in the city. Peninsula Grill also offers private dining.

Peninsula Grill is a proud member of Relais & Chateaux, an exclusive collection of restaurants and hotels in romantic destinations around the world. Business casual attire.
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