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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” (121 reviews)
“shrimp basket” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
18 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC 29401-2114
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Griffon is a nice little hole-in-the-wall type bar, close to Waterfront Park in the middle of the French Quarter. It's comfortable, informal, has a nice, simple and inexpensive menu of snacks & light meals, and a good selection of local (and some international) beers. It...More

Thank SSwith3
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A little historic bar with a a ton of dollar bills stapled to the walls because people obviously loved this place. Simple menu with awesome fish and chips and even though I was out of town on business and could’ve had fancier food, I wanted...More

Thank Pmguild69
Reviewed 4 days ago

definition of fun dive bar. hundreds of signed dollars hang all over the place, okay beer selection, and strong mixed drinks. We are pretty basic drinking vodka sodas, but they were strong! Don't expect much out of this place, as that's the point... come in,...More

Thank beachlovers12-12-14
Reviewed 6 days ago

service was great - quick and friendly. We were taken care of by whoever was closest. Living in Colorado, I craved shrimp and have been eating it as soon as I got near the coast. Shrimp was awesome. Plenty of shrimp, fries and coleslaw. I...More

Thank dsnyder44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint bar. Small with limited seating. There are many dollar bills all over every space. Chicken fingers were excellent and hot. Loaded tater tots I recommend. The atmosphere was a bar place but highly recommended

Thank Kenmnc1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were told by multiple local Uber drivers (and even some of the workers at our hotel) that the Griffon is the best dive bar in the area and has the best fish and chips- both are true. It's dim and dive-y, as you'd expect,...More

Thank courtney1191
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Out exploring Charleston and decided to find a place to cool down and grab a beer. Ducked into The Griffon and were surprised by the quaint atmosphere and the dollar bills covering all the surfaces. Join the fun by leaving a couple bucks on the...More

Thank wkghound
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First off, whoever posted about drinks "too strong" should never be allowed in a pub. That being said, this place is amazing!!!! Service and food is on point. Highly suggest a local beer on draft, a sweet tea vodka splash of lemonade, and the chicken...More

Thank joyallen1821
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Griffon was a great place to eat, socialize, and meet new people. We had the wings, which were ok, but not the best I've ever had. We meet a lot of fun people and had a really great time.

Thank JackieT181
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had the fish and chips, and shrimp basket. Both were good, fried just right. The Griffon has a unique decor the walls being covered with old bills from currencies all over the world.

Thank Teoman C
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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 - 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
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 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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