Cobblestone, sand and water provide endless opportunities.

Famous golf courses, top-rated tennis courts, pristine beaches, monumental battleships and beautifully preserved architecture barely scratches the surface of attractions in Charleston. You can be as adventurous or as tame as you like. Best of all, our mild climate means you can enjoy most of our sights year-round.

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French style cafe and bar offering the best in Brasserie cuisine. Enjoy indoor/outdoor patio seating, cocktails and a well-rounded wine list. Sunday Brunch from 10am, lunch daily from 11:30am, dinner service beginning at 5:30pm. Late night menu through 1am.
A Grand Charleston Club Reorganized - again. Victor Social Club was a gentlemen-only meeting place for all sorts back in the day. Today, we pay homage to the legend, serving classic cocktails, ice cold beers and an extensive wine list. Like most club life established in the eighteenth-century, Victor Social Club is based strongly on Charleston foundations of leisure and community.
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. Enjoy lobster thermador pizza & duck confit nachos. All day to late evening dining. Smart casual dress.
Bay Street provides the atmosphere of a traditional Biergarten, combined with the newest experience in beer. Enjoy Bavarian inspired, Southern made cuisine, alongside beers from around the world on tap behind the bar and directly at your table.
The acclaimed Forbes Four Star Charleston Grill features a unique blend of Southern, French and Contemporary cuisines while live jazz creates an elegant, yet relaxed ambiance. From the impeccable service to the nearly 1,300-label wine list, Charleston Grill is a favorite among locals.
Kudu Coffee & Craft Beer serves freshly roasted coffee prepared by skilled baristas and has over 20 rotating taps, which can be enjoyed in their spacious courtyard with a sandwich, pastry or slice of quiche prepared daily by local bakeries.
Amen Street Fish and Raw Bar
Amen Street Fish and Raw Bar, located in the heart of Charleston's Historic District, specializes in fresh, local, sustainable seafood. We have a wide variety of oysters, clams, shellfish and fish. Full service bar with extensive wine, beer, cocktail list.
High Wire Distilling
Located in historic downtown Charleston, SC, High Wire Distilling Company makes premium, handcrafted, small batch spirits including gins, rums, whiskeys and vodkas using premium, specialized ingredients. They offer tours and tastings Wednesday-Saturday from 11am to 5pm.
Market Street Saloon - Downtown
There is no place like the Market Street Saloon! We are Charleston's Bachelor & Bachelorette Headquarters where the girls dance on the bar all night long!
Located inside the Cigar Factory, Mash will be the casual style bar that will feature an indoor bocce court. The project is being designed by architect David Thompson and initial plans call for an open space, featuring reclaimed and blond wood and rustic elements of the 1800 circa building. Expected projection for opening is 2015 depending on construction.
Molly Darcy's Traditional Irish Pub & Grill
Molly Darcy's, Irish family owned & operated offers traditional Irish fare, fresh seafood & an excellent selection of Irish draughts & whiskeys. We offer a full bar, live music, sports shows on 8 HDTV's, entertainment room with pool table & a back patio bar.
Palmetto Brewing Company
Palmetto Brewery first served Charleston’s thirst in the 1850’s. It operated through the “War of Northern Aggression,” the Earthquake of 1886, many fires, and a major hurricane. Its downfall was the pen-stroke that enacted Prohibition. We revived the tradition in 1993, becoming the first brewery to operate in South Carolina since prohibition. Today our beer is truly handcrafted in small batches in the historic city of Charleston.
Inspired by the jazz age, Prohibition combines amazing food, award winning drinks and a unique atmosphere...all without a secret knock.
An inviting place for cocktail connoisseurs to enjoy inspired drinks as well as "real good beers." Regularly-changing menu features seasonal small plates, including big fat meatballs in savory marinara sauce, sugary sweet fried doughnut bites, boiled peanut hummus, and pimento cheese. Happy hour M- F from 4-7pm.
Republic Garden & Lounge
Republic Garden & Lounge showcases a chic, luxurious setting with indoor and outdoor areas. Republic features live music nightly in the garden and DJ entertainment in the plush lounge. Bottle service available.
Social Restaurant + Wine Bar
Social is Charleston's preeminent wine bar, offering more than 50 wines by the glass from an award-winning cellar. Complementing the extensive wine selection, Social's menu is inspired by the wine-growing regions of the world. Social has been recognized by Wine Spectator, Food & Wine, and Travel + Leisure.
Southend Brewery and Smokehouse
Southend Brewery and Smokehouse specializes in regional cuisine and custom-crafted microbrewed beers, served in a kid-friendly setting to the tune of live music. Our menu boasts pastas, wood-oven pizzas, fresh fish, in-house smoked BBQ ribs, steaks, chicken and sausage.
Nestled amongst the city’s finest restaurants and bars in Charleston’s Historic French Quarter, Squeeze is a unique drinking destination for locals and tourists alike. Featuring handcrafted martinis and specialty cocktails, high-end spirits, fine wine selection, draft and bottled beers.
The Alley
The Alley offers an entertainment experience unlike anything in Charleston. In addition to 8 retro bowling lanes and arcade games, the space features 150-seat restaurant with food from The Alley Kitchen, 40ft bar, event space and outdoor seating. The Alley offers a complete package!
The Cocktail Club
The Cocktail Club is an upscale lounge with rooftop terrace dedicated to the craft cocktail. An extensive selection of house-made infusions, rare liquors, and farm-to-shaker beverages features fresh-squeezed juices and modern ingredients alongside a menu of light fare.
The Kickin' Chicken Downtown
The Kickin' Chicken is a locally owned and operated full service restaurant with 5 locations in the Charleston area. Visit us for lunch, dinner, late night or for delivery. We're serving up the best wings, sandwiches, burgers, and local brews!
The Vendue Hotel Rooftop Bar
Voted "Best Rooftop Bar" year after year. The Rooftop bar at The Vendue combines live music, a casual atmosphere and one of the most captivating views downtown to create an unparalleled experience for locals and visitors alike.