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82 Queen

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82 Queen St, Charleston, SC 29401-2220 (King & Meeting)
+1 843-723-7591
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 15:00
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Charleston, South Carolina
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108 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our server, Evan, was fantastic; he gave great suggestions for the appetizers, entrees, and dessert and was very knowledgeable about the wine selection. It was Restaurant Week, so it was a limited menu, but with wonderful selections. We had fried green tomatoes, she crab soup, barbequed shrimp and grits, meatloaf, the short ribs, chocolate cheesecake, and pecan pie. EVERYTHING was... More 

Thank ShondaM96
Beaufort, South Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and I had dinner last night at 82 Queen in Charleston, SC. We had heard great things from friends who had been there, so our expectations were high. It did not disappoint. From the unique atmosphere to the amazing food, it was off the charts good. Our server Jon Curry was great. His knowledge of the menu and... More 

Thank Cargkilp
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Restaurant week! Jamie was beyond hospitable. You can't finish short ribs. Too much incredible food. Soup&dessert were top-notch,but Jamie made our entire vacation a memory we will savor more than the superb meal. Thanks kiddo!😉

Thank Tom&Kathy F
Morgantown, West Virginia
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114 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I had a wonderful dinner at 82 Queen. He ordered Barbecue Shrimp and Grits and said it was the best he'd ever had. We both had She Crab Soup, which was rich and creamy. I ordered two crab appetizers for my entree - Carolina Crab Cakes and She Crab Beignets. Both were wonderful. For dessert we shared... More 

Thank Nancy L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The best short ribs served over incredible risotto! And our waitress Jamie was as good as they come. Friendly and knowledgeable! I highly recommend it. Did I forget to mention that it's our second visit? Just as good as the first!

Thank Armando G
Savannah, Georgia
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent food. Excellent Service. Charming spot. Good prices. Eat outside if the weather is good. romantic.

Thank bcarey2013
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Usa
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We met relatives we hadn't seen for quite some time for lunch at 82 Queen. Very charming low country restaurant. Although reviews we read raved about the Crab Chowder, I found it to be thin with not much crabmeat. I tried the Chicken Bog and for me, I did not enjoy it because it was loaded with onions. My husband... More 

Thank tmoyer2
New York City, New York
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109 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Snap decision brought us into this attractive restaurant; great southern alternatives like gumbo, tomato pie, and jumbalya. Pecan pie was one the best ever!

Thank rwfishermn
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First night in town, booked ahead and what a charming, fabulous restaurant. Highly recommend! And it's "Restaurant Week"! Need I say more! Try the meatloaf and ravioli ***** Star. Great staff too.

Thank Ron M
Patti_Travasos, Director of Sales at 82 Queen, responded to this review

Here at 82 Queen we pride ourselves on our historic address, our charming staff as well as our fresh and local lowcountry recipes. We are thrilled to hear that you feel as if you experienced these things during your time with us! Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us, we truly appreciate it. More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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143 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have some time to kill and decided to relax at the bar with my friends. I was shocked what I discovered. Bartenders serve mixed drinks. It is standard. All ingredients were in the jars on the top of the counter. I noticed that all jars are open and no utensils are available for bartenders. Bartenders accepted cash from patrons and... More 

Thank Vladi V
Patti_Travasos, Director of Sales at 82 Queen, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear about your recent experience with us. The things that you experienced are not in any way in line with our standards. Here at 82 Queen we pride ourselves on our attentive, professional and skilled team members, and we are truly sorry that was not what you experienced while dining with us. Please feel free... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 40
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Queen St, Charleston, SC 29401-2220
    (King & Meeting)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-723-7591
Celebrating Lowcountry cuisine for 32 years. 82 Queen continues to reinvent the traditional South using fresh, local ingredients and modern takes on the classics. The seasonal menus feature authentic Lowcountry cuisine from award-winning she-crab soup to Lowcountry jambalaya and shrimp and grits, all served with gracious hospitality. Enjoy lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch in 19th-century dining rooms or in the brick courtyard underneath a breathtaking Southern magnolia tree. Southern Living and Wine Spectator awards confirm the restaurant as one of the finest dining establishments in the heart of downtown Charleston. Long live the Queen.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?