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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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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.
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Cozy and eclectic, Kaminsky’s makes for the perfect place to grab a bite of something sweet or get a quick jolt of caffeine. The first thing to catch your eye upon entering Kaminsky’s is the rotating selection of delectable desserts, showcased proudly in the case by the front door.
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This long-time Charleston tradition provides an experience crafted after a true Irish pub. The "live" sounds of Ireland can be heard every Wednesday through Sunday night. You can sit back and listen or join in. With 20 beers on tap and 15 local and craft brew bottles Tommy’s is the perfect place to grab a bite or hoist a pint.
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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.
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The acclaimed Mobil Four-Star Charleston Grill features a unique balance of Southern, French and Contemporary cuisines by Chef Michelle Weaver, jazz from The Quentin Baxter Jazz Ensemble, impeccable service and a nearly 1,300-label wine list. Charleston Grill is a favorite among locals.
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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.
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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.
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.
Charleston Brews Cruise
Experience a taste of Charleston's flourishing micro beer scene with an exclusive tour of local craft breweries. Enjoy generous samples while learning brewing techniques as we visit three local breweries. So sit back and relax because we're doing the driving!
Edmund's Oast
We are a new brewpub/bar/restaurant opening in downtown Charleston in early 2014! We strive for quality in everything we do. House made beer, select guest beers from around the city/state/country/world, delicious cocktails, smart wine list and fun, fresh food menu!
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.
Mad River Bar & Grill
Located in Charleston's historic market, Mad River is a casual venue that serves upscale pub far. We are also the place to enjoy an unforgettable night on the town with our live music, DJ and dancing.
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.
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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.
Proof
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.
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The most fun way to get around town for any large or small groups. All Party Vans are decorated with Disco Balls and Lights. All vehicles have Ipod docks so you can plug in your own tunes. Servicing the Surrounding Islands and Downtown!
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.
Squeeze
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 Cocktail Club
An 1881 residence is transformed into a handsome lounge with Upper King Street’s only rooftop patio, offering craft cocktails that feature house-made infusions, rare spirits and farm-to-shaker ingredients paired with a menu of light fare from the chefs of the Indigo Road restaurant group.
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.