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18 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC 29401-2114
+1 843-723-1700
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (115 reviews)
“shrimp basket” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
18 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC 29401-2114
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If your cup of tea is cheap drafts and good food in a real pub then you may like Griffon. It’s got all the effects, currency stapled to every surface in the place, a darts area, bar and a dozen or so tables. The food...More

Thank 2nynbak
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were walking around Charleston and found this place. The staff was very friendly. Many local beers. I had a Philly cheesesteak, which was respectable and my husband had a tasty brisket sandwich.

Thank LBIslanders
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here on 2/18/18 because I heard it was the oldest bar in Charleston. There was seemed to be no one working behind the bar. I sat at the bar for a while but could not get anyone to serve me. I finally left...More

Thank cmacvegas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a drink Griffon may be fine. When it comes to food, run away FAST! I had probably the WORST grilled cheese, EVER.

Thank suezquez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great little spot near the Vendue fountain in downtown Charleston. I like it for lunch. The specials are consistently done well. My recent shrimp and oyster basket was excellent. The regular menu also features good choices in the salad, wrap and burger...More

Thank FinGin79
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Read a review about their fish and chips and they didn’t disappoint. Fabulous, inexpensive food, great drinks and great beer selection!

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for some snacks and cold beverages while taking family thru Charleston. The potato soup was good. Thoroughly enjoyed the buffalo shrimp. Beer was cold. Service was great.

Thank OSProfiler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really fun place to go for drinks and an inexpensive dinner. Our waiter recommended the fish and chips and they were great! Everyone was really friendly and they had great beers on tap.

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great pub! The walls and ceiling are lined with signed dollar bills from patrons who have visited. They have an ok selection of beer and a very limited wine selection. The menu looked appealing, but we only came for a drink.

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Griffon has a review from Bon Appetit magazine: “Charleston’s Greatest Dive Bar – Possibly Ever”. Thing is, it isn’t a dive. I think it’s a cool bar. A menu of perfectly good tavern fare and drinks that are awesome. The atmosphere is thick with...More

1  Thank Ellenlyn
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Loretta P
23 October 2016|
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Response from Joseph C | Reviewed this property |
Yes there were some outside tables as I recall
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC 29401-2114
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-723-1700
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