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185 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2126
+1 843-577-7771
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Soups, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
185 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2126
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Tad was great on the tram part of this tour. He was informative and funny. We saw alligators, herons, all kinds of birds and lots of trees and flowers. He gave us good history about the family and the slaves. Also the rice fields. It...More

Thank Cindy D
Reviewed yesterday

Stick with the southern classics. The fried mac and cheese and the fried green tomatoes were outstanding. The shrimp and grits was also very good. The tuna salad looked beautiful, but was just okay. The service was wonderful. We had to catch a flight and...More

Thank 91302Travel
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We arrived a bit earlier than our reservation, but due to it’s popularity, waited in the bar until our time. The blue crab bisque was worth the wait as was my entree of Buttermilk Fried Chicken Breast! It was accompanied by asparagus, mashed potatoes with...More

Thank paige s
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We arrived on a Saturday at 1 p.m. without a reservation. No tables were available so we took bar seating. The sangria was delicious. Fresh bread and bread were offered. Bread was fresh and crusty. The fried green tomato appetizer had a great presentation. The...More

Thank Jimdandy322
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

All 3 of our meals were super tasty! I had the fried chicken breast meal, my daughters shrimp and grits were the best I tried in the area. My son had a delicious salad and a tasty soup. Staff was great , ambiance was awesome!...More

Thank iversongina
Reviewed 2 days ago

I had a special salad that was wonderful and the seafood and grits - shrimp and scallops in a rich and delicious sauce over wonderful grits. I was too full for dessert. Food and service were both perfect. My guests loved it as well.

Thank Tigerfan85
Reviewed 2 days ago

The food just kept getting better and better! We went to Magnolias for Sunday brunch and everything was delicious! I recommend the eggs Benedict and the apple fritters! What made our meal even more enjoyable was the excellent, high-class service. All the staff was very...More

Thank Megan R
Reviewed 2 days ago

We always make a point to have dinner at Magnolias whenever we're in Charleston. Very nice ambiance and the food is deelish! Try the cedar plank salmon. It's wonderful.

Thank JohnboyMinnesota
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Would absolutely eat here again-highly recommend!!!! Service and food great-atmosphere very pleasing

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had to call days in advance and I got a late reservation time, but it was worth it. Excellent food and excellent service. Really nice atmosphere, nice wine selection, great menu etc etc..!

Thank Dave L
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31 January 2018|
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Response from Dreyfus01 | Reviewed this property |
One half block directly opposit Magnolias and up a short drive way is a very large and inexpensive city parking lot. The lot directly next to Magnolias is chained during certian hours and my be open at the end of the... More
30 January 2018|
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Response from nightcrawlr | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see any parking near Magnolia’s when I visited in January 2018. All of the downtown parking was seemingly paid parking only.
23 August 2017|
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Response from Daniel B | Reviewed this property |
Beer, I guess wine too
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$35
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2126
    (located between Cumberland & Queen Streets)
  • Public Transportation: Charleston CARTA to and from Visitors Center can be picked up 1/2 block from the restaurant on the quarter hour. There are also local cab companies and Charleston's famous Rickshaws that will transport guests to their hotels.
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-7771
  • E-mail
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