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18 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC 29401-2114
+1 843-723-1700
11:00 - 02:00
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 02:00
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We came here based on a recommendation from a local. He claimed they have the best fish and chips in Charleston. He was right!!! Terrific little Pub with awesome food and reasonable prices. We will be back.

Thank 1hotrod1
San Francisco
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can a "dive" bar be classy? Well, it's the opposite of seedy. I enjoyed excellent fish and chips and chose from a great assortment of craft beer. I tried this place one night, in search of a break from excellent, but $15/drink bars in the surrounding area. This place worked on several levels of comfortable, casual, friendly, tasty and affordable.... More 

Thank Equities4me
Cleveland, Tennessee
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189 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We discovered this place by accident before it opened while exploring the historic district. It sounded fun so we were sure to stop back in that afternoon for a drink. I'm glad we did! They have a good selection, a quirky atmosphere and the people are friendly. We would definitely visit again, and next time we'll try the food too!

Thank ecbronze
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We first visited while on our honeymoon in 2014. We probably wouldn't have known about this place but we were meeting there to take a ghost tour. We decided to eat since we had some extra time. We love it! We had the fish and chips and it was awesome. We have visited every year since 2014 and this is... More 

Thank Sara T
Charleston, South Carolina
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142 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On a recent Friday afternoon my wife and I met friends at the Griffin for beer and food prior to attending a play. The Griffin is a really small place with a limited number of tables. I know they are going for a quirky atmosphere here but all those old dollar bills stapled over every inch of the walls and... More 

Thank Karl H
Badin, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Someone recommended we go there and try the fish and chips. Great meal! Good prices considering the prices of other restaurants around the French Quarter. Service was awesome! Would love to go back the next time we visit.

Thank jallen268
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507 reviews
374 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

What a fun place to stop for a drink! We love looking at the thousands and thousands of dollars bills covering every inch of everyone all in the ceiling. I wish we had been hungry as we would try the fish and chips that everyone raves about on Trip Advisor.

Thank Denise L
Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We stopped by here daily, next door to the Harbourview Inn, and we would either just have a brew, or eat some great bar food, which was so much better than your normal bar food. The staff was friendly, the place was fun to go to, and the walls are covered in dollar bills that eventually go to charity. The... More 

Thank cman36
Bluffton, South Carolina
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164 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

My husband and I have been here a few times (I've even written a positive review about them before) and this visit was terrible enough for me to write a second review. We walked in and sat at a table. I went to use the restroom and the waitress came up and asked my husband what he wanted. He ordered... More 

Thank Elizabeth F
Kirkland, Washington
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Fun little pub with $1 bills stapled all over, even on the buck head. Good bar food and good ice cold beer. Waitress was great.... nice cold air conditioning on a hot afternoon. Good little lunch/beer stop.

Thank SeattleMelanie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC 29401-2114
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-723-1700

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