7 Best Cocktail Bars in Charleston

Stroll into The Living Room at Charleston’s art-deco luxury hotel The Dewberry and slip into a seat at the all brass bar. With the hotel’s timeless style and old world sophistication, you’ll feel as though you’ve stepped into a scene from The Great Gatsby while sipping on a Dark as Night cocktail over a small plate of raw oysters. Charleston’s craft cocktail scene features innovative spirits with a unique and lively experience. We’ve teamed up with The Dewberry General Manager Scott Dawson to share his favorite cocktail bars in Charleston, and his drink of choice. Scroll on to discover his top picks!

1. 492
Recommended Cocktail: Disco Sour

2. FIG
Recommended Cocktail: The Daisy Cutter

3. Little Jack’s Tavern
Recommended Cocktail: Old Pal

4. The Ordinary
Recommended Cocktail: The Ordinary Daiquiri
Recommended Cocktail: Pink Rabbit
6. Bar Mash
Recommended Cocktail: Surfer on Acid
7. The Living Room at The Dewberry
Recommended Cocktail: Dark as Night

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