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Anson Restaurant

12 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401-2018
+1 843-577-0551
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
12 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401-2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Having been in the southern United States for almost three weeks, we were getting a little tired of seafood - yes, really! So we cancelled our reservation at yet another seafood restaurant and were lucky enough to get a table at our preferred time at...More

Thank letsgoMissy56
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food was excellent and service was great. Salmon was delicious, beef short ribs very flavorful and tender, cat fish excellent.

Thank Chuck R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful dinner we had at Anson tonight. We heard very good things about this place and it didn’t disappoint. Started out with Deviled egg appetizer which was excellent. Skipped on salad course cause everyone wanted room for dessert. Wine list was nice and...More

1  Thank Scalpelguy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a staple of Charleston and I’ve been wanting to try this place for so long. I was here on business and ordered several items. Everything I ordered was strictly ok. Nothing was different, no new flavor combinations... it was just okay. I’ll give...More

Thank YoMama225
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and cozy restaurant, great service and great food. Their Branzino was delicious accompanied with a cool Beringer from New Zealand. Good location too! Will go back!

Thank evamariacampo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends for dinner. The service was good, and the food was wonderful. The crab cakes and the shrimp and grits were some of the best I've ever had. I definitely recommend them!

Thank X46RLcindyr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was a little hesitant when I chose the shrimp and grits dish for dinner because some restaurants really pour on the tasso sauce, and the dish becomes too salty and sharp. That was not the case at Anson's. The shrimp came with a wonderfully...More

Thank Edgewood_Ave
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time here and it did not disappoint. We were seated at a nice cozy table upstairs. Our waiter was terrific and so was the food. I had a delicious shrimp cocktail, as did my husband. It was very fresh. My husband had the pork...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had an excellent dinner at Anson. It was my first time eating there. Our family in Charleston eat their regularly. I would rate it a 4.5 but as fractions not allowed, rounded up. Service is impeccable, provided by wait staff who appear to regard...More

1  Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Menu is fairly unimaginative. Service was average, and so was the food. The She crab soup with Sherry drizzle could have been presented more classically. They served the Sherry in a large vinegar cruet that is used by everyone. My pork chop was on the...More

Thank Sandra B
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Kim S
13 December 2017|
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Response from Joy B | Reviewed this property |
Causal dress.
Yvonne G
2 March 2017|
Response from Cilburke | Reviewed this property |
No. Just wear what you'd normally wear to a decent restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401-2018
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-0551
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