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Swamp Fox Restaurant

387 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6404
+1 843-724-8888
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (24 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
387 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6404
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1 - 10 of 720 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for a quick dinner and found that this place was pretty decent. Not inexpensive and not expensive kind of middle of the road. Service was good and the food was good.

Thank Barbi1526
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Swamp Fox for dinner, and surprisingly it was not too busy on a Friday evening. This restaurant had a relaxed, moderately formal ambience, with a wonderful pianist providing background music. The food was fantastic, and drink selection large, and local. One minor...More

Thank Adam C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking forward to our dinner with friends. Two drinks ordered out of four were correct. The bar service wasn't the best. After waiting everything was corrected. The waiter was attentive. He should of been told however before we ordered that they were out...More

Thank Kim F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, reasonable prices. Even decent wine under $30. You won't see trendy foodies here. You will find a normal menu instead of a bunch of small plates and weird sides where you need a guide to figure our what combination of things to cobble...More

2  Thank trip atkins
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’m a local, and this place is a gem. Tasty food, reasonable prices, genuinely friendly staff, and superb location.

1  Thank juttep
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The shrimp gnocchi was to die for! Crab cakes were good but.....I'm from MD so hard to beat MD crab cakes. great service and the hotel restaurant was clean and wonderful service. I'll return

1  Thank TravellingCarolH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I had dinner there after seeing a show downtown. We had the pan seared scallops and crab cakes. They were awesome. The staff was very friendly and checked with us several times. Liz and Ricky went out of their way to make...More

1  Thank Laurie W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We try to get back to Charleston, lovely Charleston couple of times each year and, even with all the wonderfull places to eat(!), we find ourselves going back for lunch to this little cafe -- on street level of the venerable Francis Marion Hotel, across...More

2  Thank DMinFlorida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything you need in great and fresh quality at the weekend buffet. Try the shrimp and grits for lunch!

1  Thank Jörg V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a late lunch on a recent Sunday. The vegetable plate was excellent with huge portions and a wide variety of selections. Another in our party enjoyed the crab cakes that were prepared without any fillers. Finally the burgers were well prepared....More

1  Thank Sue T
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KandyJersey
30 August 2016|
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Response from | Property representative |
Thank you so much for asking! Yes we are located right next to the Francis Marion garage where there is public parking. We also offer valet services at our front door! Have a great day
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AmantdeProvence
10 June 2016|
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Response from gmet47 | Reviewed this property |
Very pleasant and relaxing.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$45
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 387 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6404
    (Corner of King and Calhoun Street)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-724-8888
  • E-mail
Description
The Swamp Fox Restaurant and Bar, named for Revolutionary War hero, General Francis Marion, features classic Southern cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Executive Chef Simon Andrews and Executive Sous Chef Phill Gaulin create regional specialties that emphasize farm to table practices using locally grown fruits and vegetables with respect to the traditional beloved flavors and techniques of the Old South.
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