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Social Restaurant + Wine Bar - CLOSED

188 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2123
+1 843-577-5665
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
1 Aug 2015
“GREAT wine selection”
1 Aug 2015
“Great food.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Spanish, Wine Bar, Pizza
$$ - $$$
188 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2123
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Reviewed 2 August 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed the extensive wine by the glass selection and menu. A great place to meet friends for the evening. Lovely atmosphere and very knowledgeable and friendly staff.

Thank Bradley88
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Second time I have been and yet again great food. Pretty short menu where in many cases the vegetable dishes are the star. Very impressive. Menu may get a bit boring if they don't change it regularly. Hopefully they will. Only real gripe is the...More

Thank negreen21
Reviewed 29 July 2015

The service is excellent. The food is fresh. The Caesar Salad doesn't look like much but it is delicious with fried anchovies. The pizzas are great. We definitely could have shared!

Thank Morgan E
Reviewed 17 July 2015

I mean you can't go wrong with a wine flight!! Very yummy food. Great atmosphere. Great for dinner or just a drink.

Thank beachgurl82
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We arrived around 8.30pm for dinner and were sat by the hostess, who also brought water. It was noisy and there seemed to be a lot of bachelorette parties. Our server delivered wine lists and menus and after we waited for 25 minutes, with no-one...More

Thank Corks-Forks
Reviewed 11 July 2015

I live near "Social" but my first visit was on Tuesday night to sample some bubbly with a specially organized tasting. I'm going back soon! The manager provided a written description of the three bubbly offerings which were paired with delicious appetizers. Only comment -...More

Thank Diane034
Reviewed 7 July 2015

2 drinks and an appetizer for $9 before the tip during happy hour. Can't beat that deal. We visit Social every time we go to Charleston. We always sit in the bar. Great for people watching. The potato chips with blue cheese are wonderful

1  Thank LynnLJM
Reviewed 5 July 2015

This was the first time, my wife and I ate Mussels. They were very good, and a great price during happy hour. we also had a small Margherita pizza, it was very tasty. The service could have been better. Over all, we would go back.

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 3 July 2015

We stopped in here for a before dinner drink. The service was not fantastic at first but the bartenders become more efficient and friendly as the bar picked up. They have a good selection of wines and beers at reasonable prices. The night we were...More

Thank LizzyG5678
Reviewed 29 June 2015

We went here during Social's happy hour, where they have there 3-4-5 menu. We had the blue cheese potatoe chips, I'm not a fan of blue cheese but they were yummy. We also had the margarita pizza, which was like a traditional italian pizza with...More

Thank Andiamo_36
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$6 - US$25
American, Spanish, Wine Bar, Pizza
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 188 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2123
    (Cumberland & Queen)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > French Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: French Quarter
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-5665
  • E-mail
Offering Charleston’s largest selection of wines by the glass, Social has become the preeminent wine bar of Charleston. Social is housed in a nineteenth century warehouse and features a stunning four-thousand bottle display cellar. Complementing its extensive wine selection, Social serves modern American cuisine.
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