Nightlife in Charleston/Downtown

Charleston lights up when the sun goes down.

Just because the sun set doesn’t mean you have to. Charleston is a city that is just as electric at night as it is during the day. If you want to dance the night away or just enjoy a few drinks and quality time with friends you can find the atmosphere you are looking for in Charleston. With everything from rooftops to speakeasy-inspired bars, there's a setting for everyone.

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Elegant cocktail lounge taking guests back to the days of Hemingway. Known for fine spirits, VSC is a destination for generous hospitality, fine cuisine & creative cocktails.

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The Forbes Four Star Charleston Grill features a unique blend of Southern, French and contemporary cuisines while live jazz creates an elegant, yet relaxed ambiance.

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French style café & bar offering the best in Brasserie cuisine. Indoor/outdoor seating, cocktails & robust wine list. Sun brunch 10a, lunch daily 11:30a, dinner nightly 5:30p.

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Inspired by the jazz age, Prohibition combines amazing food, award winning drinks and a unique atmosphere...all without a secret knock.

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Located in the heart of Charleston's Historic District, specializes in fresh, local, sustainable seafood, a wide variety of oysters, clams & shellfish and a full service bar.

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Located in the Cigar Factory, Mash is a cozy American spirits-driven bar offering a thoughtfully crafted selection of domestic whiskeys, beer, wine and craft cocktails.

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Atop the Market Pavilion Hotel is the swanky Pavilion Bar, Charleston’s alfresco rooftop hot spot, offering panoramic city & harbor views, cool cocktails & savory cuisine.

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A unique drinking destination for locals & tourists alike. Featuring handcrafted martinis & specialty cocktails, high-end spirits, fine wine selection, draft & bottled beers.

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The Alley offers an experience unique to Charleston. In addition to 8 bowling lanes and arcade games, the space features a 150 seat restaurant, 40ft bar and event space.

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An upscale lounge with rooftop terrace offering an extensive selection of house-made infusions, rare liquors & farm-to-shaker beverages alongside a menu of light fare.

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A locally owned and operated full service restaurant with 5 locations. Offering lunch, dinner, late night or delivery. Serving wings, sandwiches, burgers, and local brews!

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