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39 Rue de Jean

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39 John St, Charleston, SC 29403-6432
+1 843-722-8881
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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Seattle, Washington
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128 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant was 10 minutes walk from the center, but quite worthwhile a visit. Our business group gathered there for dinner and we were quite satisfied. I liked the trout provencale.

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Groton, Connecticut
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74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took another couple out for a birthday dinner. The restaurant was busy, but staff was able to handle it. Two of us had the lamb shank, which was to die for. Falling off the bone with a beautiful sauce. Best I've had since I was in Barcelona. Service was very efficient. They have a very good selection of local... More 

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Canton, Georgia
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The special was a bronzini with beurre de blanc and various vegetables. It was incredible. The duck confit was really good. The steak was perfectly cooked. I highly suggest this place for good French bistro food in downtown Charleston.

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Bartow, Florida
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I were told that this place had the best potato soup..so while we were out shopping we made a pit stop in to have a beer and potato soup. I should have ordered the largest possible bowl known to man...because it was that good!!! I hope I can run in again there soon before I leave.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The menu listed so many delicious items, it was hard to make our decisions. It was great to go with four friends as everyone ordered different appetizers, entrees and deserts and we had fun doing a tasting. I am not usually a fan of mussels, but Loved these, very tender and with a complex sauce. The escargot was amazing but... More 

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South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good, but the ambiance was a bit lacking. I was expecting to have a romantic, quiet dinner for my birthday with my daughter and her husband, but this was more like dining in a loud bistro. The whole experience was OK, but, with all the options in Charleston, I probably will not be returning.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been coming to Rue since they opened, and I've never had a bad experience. I love it so, my husband and I had our wedding dinner there.

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Kinsey R, Public Relations Manager at 39 Rue de Jean, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at 39 Rue de Jean and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, The Marketing Team holycityhospitality.com More 

Ansbach, Bayern, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outdoor area was nice. Service good. Mussels and sushi good. French ham and cheese sandwich ok. Beers were big.

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Advance, North Carolina, United States
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at Hamton next door to Embassy Suite and was referred there. Happy hour was from 5-7 PM and was great stopping place for cocktails after touring Historic Savanah two days in a row. At the bar look for Siran! Excellent server and bar tender. We had excellent steamed oysters which were on the Happy Hour menu. Did not want... More 

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Kinsey R, Public Relations Manager at 39 Rue de Jean, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at 39 Rue de Jean and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, The Marketing Team holycityhospitality.com More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been 239 many times and the food is wonderful peticularly the muscles. I had sponsored a brunch there with a meetup group and they accommodated all of us nicely. We had our own room and it was great. The food is wonderful and I asked each person if they liked what they had and they all raved about... More 

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Kinsey R, Public Relations Manager at 39 Rue de Jean, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at 39 Rue de Jean and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, The Marketing Team holycityhospitality.com More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 30
Cuisine
Sushi, French, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 John St, Charleston, SC 29403-6432
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-722-8881
Description
Located in historic downtown Charleston , SC , 39 Rue de Jean is a refined French cafe and bar offering the best in classic Brasserie cuisine. The creations of our culinary team pay homage to the classic brasserie cuisine that inspired vehemently loyal Parisians. Guests of 39 Rue de Jean enjoy indoor/outdoor patio seating, cocktails and a predominantly French wine list blended with a selection of our steward's favorites.39 Rue de Jean offers a private dining room that can be transformed to host professional gatherings or celebratory affairs, accommodating up to 200 guests. This unique space, overlooking Upper King Street, features vaulted ceilings, exposed brick and a private entrance

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?