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Stars Restaurant - Rooftop & Grill Room

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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495 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6231 (Formerly Stars Restaurant - Grill Room & Rooftop Bar)
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 14:00
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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an early dinner due to tour reservations. Service was attentive without being obtrusive. Hubby had prime rib which he pronounced perfect. I had a red snapper with puttanesca sauce, again was enjoyable. Only drawback was a parade of partiers headed to the roof, most already overserved.

Thank wycanone
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182 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waiter Cam was very attentive and made recommendations, service was fast and food good. Maybe a little pricey but what restaurant in Charleston isn't?

Thank Bankerchas
Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The evening started out perfect with a cocktail on the Rooftop bar. Sat down for dinner and had delightful appetizers but then we waited and waited and waited....and waited even longer for dinner. It was almost 1 hour before we got our dinner. I don't know what was going on in the kitchen. I felt badly for the waiter because... More 

Thank Evvin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great roof top and a good selection of wines on tap. When I have friends in town we usually check out the roof top at least once.

Thank Mathew L
New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Went there for drinks. Loved the rooftop experience. Plenty of seating and heaters just in case it was chilly. Good mixed crowd. Great drinks.

Thank Dmonaco62
Cornelius, North Carolina
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Went here after a friend recommended it. Wonderful staff and the food is amazing. I can't say enough positive about this place. I definitely recommend it.

Thank ccr09876
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Stars Rooftop and Grill is fantastic. My wife and I had an absolutely perfect dining experience, wonderful food and drink. It has a great inside dining room in addition to as the name suggests, a rooftop under the South Carolina skies. In every contact with restaurant staff, we found them to be helpful and courteous. Our waiter Everett was ever... More 

Thank Jeff L
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Tired and exhausted we found Stars and Sat ourselves in a booth just across from their bar. The ambience was very nice dark wood paneling and generous space. Clearly this local favored the social bar scene but we were for food and liquid refreshment. Service was fine. I did not like the menu so settled on their classic hamburger. I... More 

Thank DrT4709
Lynn, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

wonderful atmosphere, delicious food, great service and reasonable prices. what more could you want in a restaurant.

Thank lash23_13
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Ate at Stars a week ago yesterday. A trendy atmosphere, decent rooftop bar, and well made mixed drinks will not bring us back for a meal that we found to be expensive and not worth the money. I received very poor quality, small and partially burned sheepshead fish filets, which the chef replaced with poor quality larger filets when I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 45
American, Healthy
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 495 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6231 (Formerly Stars Restaurant - Grill Room & Rooftop Bar)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: 18435770100
Stars Rooftop & Grill Room brings the art of live fire cooking to Charleston. Executive Chef Nathan Thurston exemplifies an artistic appreciation for live fire cooking by focusing on the details of each dish – the seasoning, balance, pairing and presentation. The restaurant has a full bar and grill room on the first floor and event space on the second floor. The rooftop bar has a 360-degree view of downtown Charleston and can accommodate up to 140 people. Dedicated to serving locally sourced food within 100 miles of Charleston, Stars’ food and beverage menus are fresh and seasonal. Stars brings a new tradition of open flame cuisine to Charleston and is not to be missed.

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