One thing we know how to do in Charleston is eat and eat well. It’s no surprise that 4 Holy City restaurants are ranked among the “best fine dining” in the US — according to Trip Advisor’s Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best list.
Here are the local fine-dining spots making national headlines.
No. 3 — Halls Chophouse, 434 King St.
TryThis: Halls Seafood Tower + the broiled Heritage Twin Pork Chops glazed with apple-mustard, served with brown sugar-baked Sea Island Red Peas, charred broccolini, and bacon-bourbon jus
No. 9 — Circa 1886, 149 Wentworth St.
TryThis: Start with the butternut squash and peanut soup + order the spiced guinea hen served with jollof rice, chard, benne eggplant pudding, and Tiger Nut Sauce
No.14 — Peninsula Grill, 112 N. Market St.
TryThis: She Crab Soup with a sherry drizzle, pan roasted jumbo sea scallops + coconut cake after the main course
No. 25 — 82 Queen Street, 82 Queen St.
TryThis: Carolina Crab Cakes served with okra, sweet corn, black-eyed pea succotash, Charleston Red Rice, lowcountry remoulade, and roasted red pepper coulis
Craving more fine dining around the Lowcountry? Here’s a list of local sophisticated restaurants.