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49 S Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-2004 (Church Street and South Market)
+1 843-302-0290
10:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 22:00
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We were near the market and stopped in for lunch after taking a tour.The food was great and reasonably priced. Krystal was our waitress and she did a great job the other wait staff was doing a great job and pleasant to speak with as well.

Thank wvtravelman
Greenville, South Carolina
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We went here our first night in Charleston and got a crab cake appetizer, spinach salad and chicken and waffles. Highly recommend the chicken and waffles (but all of it was good)! They offer vegetarian options as well and the waiter was super friendly.

Thank LkToohey
Brooklyn, New York
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106 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Best friend and I started our Girls Week with a visit here. Was recommended by our hotel and they didn't steer us wrong! Bestie was thrilled with shrimp and grits. I had pulled pork which was so good. The collard greens were amazing. We had the duck wings for an appetizer and they were so so good. Our waitress was... More 

Thank FidelmaMcMorrow
Murphy, Texas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We ate here each day of our stay in Charleston. I had their Shrimp and Grits. We enjoyed sitting at the bar and talking with the staff. They are very friendly and made us feel welcome.

Thank Melissa F
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch between carriage tour and shopping at City Market. Very convenient location. Friendly waiter and staff. Yummy local food. Recommended!

Thank Annette K
Del Rio, Texas
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Great food, great location, great service. The "Low Country" Paella was great. My wife had the Pulled Pork and she thoroughly enjoyed it. Portion were large and prices were mid-range...good value.

Thank R9818IWchris
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed coming to this restaurant! The service was brilliant. The food was delicious! It was the nicest restaurant I went to in Charleston!

Thank augusta_thorneycroft
Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We brought 12 family members to the LCB for a mid-week dinner. Made reservations well in advance and the staff irked with us to get the timing and location (upstairs) just right. We only had one server but she worked hard to keep drinks, appetizers and main course moving at a good pace. Food was outstanding and group probably ordered... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This is a cute restaurant with downstairs and upstairs seating. We tried the shrimp and grits. The shrimp are grilled with a parmesan/chive grits. The grits are not a smooth creamy but have more of a punch. The grits are topped with a fried green tomato and on top of that is a layering of a tomato medley (similar to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This place was great. Great food and atmosphere. Our waiter Jeff was the best. So polite and attentive. We had the jambalaya and burgers. Both were out of this world. Quiet jazz music playing in the background and the A/C kept us happy and cool. Everything was awesome!!

Thank nyskala
Patti_Travasos, Director of Sales at LowCountry Bistro, responded to this review

We are so glad you experienced Southern Hospitality and some of our famous Lowcountry dishes! We appreciate you sharing your dining experience with us! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Seafood, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 S Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-2004
    (Church Street and South Market)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-302-0290
SIMPLY LOWCOUNTRY: Lowcountry Bistro focuses only on the freshest ingredients since all of the food we cook is from scratch. On the menu you will find cult favorites like Chicken and Waffles to Lowcountry classics like Shrimp and Grits. We also believe that great food can be affordable. Many of our lunch dishes are under $10. Our goal as a restaurant is to serve high quality, delicious food, at a fair price. We hope you agree after your meal at Lowcountry Bistro. SISTER RESTAURANT TO 82 QUEEN As an icon of the city for over 30 years, we have seen restaurants come and go. We pride ourselves on the fact that we were one of the first original Lowcountry cuisine restaurants to open their doors in the city. We know Lowcountry and after diligently researching Market Street restaurants, have come to the conclusion that what the area needs is a true, authentic Lowcountry restaurant.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?