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82 Queen

82 Queen St, Charleston, SC 29401-2220
+1 843-723-7591
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (136 reviews)
“jambalaya” (205 reviews)
“chicken bog” (30 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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82 Queen St, Charleston, SC 29401-2220
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's a nice restaurant with good atmosphere but the food is average. We had heard good things about the restaurant but were disappointed.More

Thank Bob L
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to share this review. We take all customer feedback seriously at 82 Queen and are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience with us. We hope that you will consider dining with us again so that...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is so cute! We went on a beautiful day and sat under a tent. It was busy but the service was still great. I had an omelet and it had the best cheddar grits to accompany it. I had a spicy bloody mary and...More

Thank Tropinkalscom
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We think our courtyard is one of the loveliest places to brunch in Charleston! Thank you for taking the time to share this review, we truly appreciate it. We pride ourselves on providing excellent service with classic lowcountry cuisine and are so thrilled that you...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had lunch with my wife today. I had the Queen Club (yummy) and She Crab soup (original recipe). Delicious. Wife had the Shrimp Wrap and she loved it. Anna provided the best service and best overall experience we have had in a long, long time....More

Thank KOSC1
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Our goal is to have knowledgable, friendly staff who maximize guest experience and we are so glad that Anna took great care of you! We will let her know how much you appreciated her service. It sounds like you made some excellent ordering choices, our...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went for Sunday brunch and have already made a reservation for our return on NY Day. The service is amazing from the hostess stand, servers, and staff. Portions are healthy, menu has variety, and it’s just delicious! I couldn’t decide what I wanted but...More

Thank lcrunk
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

It's hard to beat brunch in Charleston, especially when it includes our Crab Cake Benedict and Bloody Mary's! We are so thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. Thank you for taking the time to share this wonderful review, we look forward...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had decided to go to 82 Queen because many people had recommended that we go there. All of the food we ordered was amazing. Most importantly our server, Jon, was very kind, gave us great recommendations and made sure we were well served. We...More

Thank annejag
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the wonderful review! We strive to provide lowcountry cuisine along with excellent service and are thrilled to hear that you had a great experience. We will let Jon know that you particularly appreciated his service. We hope that you will visit us...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

To start...the biscuits. Hot and AMAZING. Then the fried green tomatoes and the crab cakes - both mouth wateringly crispy on the outside and delectable on the inside. The bouillabaisse was easily the best I’ve ever had, and the jambalaya was so perfectly seasoned I️...More

Thank Gahw328
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Yum, just reading this review made us hungry! We're so happy you dined with us on Jazz Night, we think our beautiful Queen's Courtyard is one of the best places in Charleston to enjoy a delicious meal and listen to live music. It sounds like...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A kind local lady notice me fumbling with my phone searching for a nice place for lunch off King St. Wow did she make our day. 82 Queen is the oldest restaurant on record in Charleston and for good reason. A short wait found us...More

Thank JTeurope
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, thank you for sharing this stellar review! We always love to hear of locals recommending us and are so glad you chose to dine with us. We hope you will join us again soon for a round of Tequila Mockingbirds, thank you for visiting...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The She-crab soup was the best that we ever have had. I also had the BBQ shrimp and grits. I wanted to lick the plate! The service was very personable and it was a great dining experience.

Thank WineHopGal
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to share this great review! We pride ourselves on our She Crab Soup; it's a Charleston classic! Thank you for dining at 82 Queen and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been traveling to Charleston since the mid-80s, especially recently, and have eaten at dozens of restaurants and bars in the downtown area. After a couple of years away I recently found myself dining solo in the 8-9PM slot and chose to make a return...More

Thank Mark H
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

This is truly a joy to read. Thank you so much for your kind words, we strive to create this sort of experience for every guest at 82 Queen. Please come back and see us soon, we look forward to serving you in the future!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I both agree that we had our best meal in Charleston at this restaurant. The grits are the creamiest and the rice flavorful. My husband had the Jambalaya which I sampled. We agreed the jambalaya was superb and authentic. I had a...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

This review made us hungry! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience at 82 Queen, it sounds like you made some excellent ordering choices. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Charleston!

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Eddie T
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Response from Margo G | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice if they specifically offer gluten free but I imagine a number of their dishes could fit the bill.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Queen St, Charleston, SC 29401-2220
    (King & Meeting)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-723-7591
  • E-mail
Description
Celebrating Lowcountry cuisine for 32 years. 82 Queen continues to reinvent the traditional South using fresh, local ingredients and modern takes on the classics. The seasonal menus feature authentic Lowcountry cuisine from award-winning she-crab soup to Lowcountry jambalaya and shrimp and grits, all served with gracious hospitality. Enjoy lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch in 19th-century dining rooms or in the brick courtyard underneath a breathtaking Southern magnolia tree. Southern Living and Wine Spectator awards confirm the restaurant as one of the finest dining establishments in the heart of downtown Charleston. Long live the Queen.
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