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630 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-4828
+1 843-577-5393
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (81 reviews)
“paella” (68 reviews)
“croquettes” (13 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
630 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-4828
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I started with a charcuterie plate with 3 different cheeses, 2 different types of ham and a sausage that we chose from the wide selection offered. We then had the chicken croquettes and brisket empanadas, and deciding on another tapas, after finishing...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Stucolco
Reviewed 3 October 2018

On Thursday night there is a jazz group that plays, but the best part is the food that is served. The menu is primarily Spanish with an emphasis on tapas. Good tapas restaurants are alway few and far between, some good and some not so...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Conveniently located within blocks of my hotel. Earlier in the day I had noticed the window sign for tapas and bar, so we tried it for late dinner. Entry is not on King, but what appears to be the rear. Enter through the patio, which...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank nefarm
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We were craving something different after a few straight days of southern American and hence walked over to Barsa from Prohibition. The place had a decent ambiance to it but the food wasn't all that great. We ordered octopus, pork ribs and chicken + chorizo...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Traveleator
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We visited Barsa today to celebrate our anniversary (5:30 pm reservation). We decided to try the Tapas menu. I ordered the grilled octopus salad, the meat and cheese board. We split the large fish Paella. Everything was wonderful. The staff was attentive. This is a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank padwag
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Sampled a variety of the Tapas and finished with a Seafood Paella that was delicious. I’ve traveled most of Spain and frequent many Spanish taverns along the east coast and could honestly say this is deliciously authentic. Highly recommend it!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Dario M
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Barsa is a tapas bar located on the north end of King Street. Barsa is a local hangout, which has live music on certain nights of the week. Good food, good service and cold beer. Jolly Chriss.

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank luckyj_12
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We have visited Barsa many times and have consistently had good food and service. It's a great spot for tapas and plate sharing. We've eaten at both the tables and the bar and never had a bad experience.

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Claudia C
barsachs, General Manager at Barsa, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Hi, Claudia - thank you for your feedback! We are delighted you enjoyed your experiences with us. We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Back in Charleston SC again on business. Arrived on a Monday early enough to checkout the Happy Hour scene. Those of you who follow my posts know that I’m a Happy Hour Foodie. So I must have misunderstood the many rave Happy Hour food reviews...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank drodrigz
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Basra is on King St in Charleston but on the north area away from the tourist area. It is mostly frequented by locals. It has a nice warm atmosphere and serves a selection of tapas that are more like small plate sizes. There is a...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank David C
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Russell B
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Response from BARSAcharleston | Property representative |
Hello! Our bar seats are first available, but we do have plenty of space.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 15
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-4828
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-5393
Spanish tapas with a Southern drawl.
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