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82 Queen

82 Queen St, Charleston, SC 29401-2220
+1 843-723-7591
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (120 reviews)
“jambalaya” (193 reviews)
“crab cakes” (224 reviews)
Closes in 12 min
17:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
82 Queen St, Charleston, SC 29401-2220
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My brother in law grew up in Charleston and said they had the best Shrimp and Grits in the city. They were absolutely fabulous! The service was impeccable thanks to our waiter, Drake! We will definitely be back on our next visit to Charleston!

Thank kjc2027
Reviewed yesterday

Had a wonderful lunch at 82 Queen. This restaurant is truly southern. We wanted to dine on the patio but had to settle on inside due to the weather. Chris, our server, was great. We settled upon the fried green tomato and ham sandwich, roasted...More

Thank RMEGuy325
Reviewed yesterday

We have eaten shrimp and grits in a lot of places in Charleston. In my opinion 82 Queens serves the best shrimp and grits I have eaten. The she crab soup is the best i have eaten, generous portion of crab meat in the soup....More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed yesterday

Loved the She Crab soup. We went after a rainstorm; don't repeat our mistake! They have lovely outside seating in a garden setting. You will want to ask to be seated outside when you make your reservation.

Thank JayOrlando60
Reviewed yesterday

Great lunch spot in Charleston. Service was excellent. Tiffany will be a server I will ask for on my next visit. She was charming, friendly and service was spot on! The food is top notch.

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For my first visit to Charleston, I could not have found a better restaurant to enjoy the local taste of the low country cuisine. 82 Queen was both charming and inviting offering us great outdoor seating which provided a great breeze. The service was great...More

Thank Tony M
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us here at 82 Queen! Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us, we hope to see you again in the near future!

Reviewed 3 days ago

During my wife & my visit to historic Charleston, we had the opportunity to eat brunch at 82 Queen. It was southern cuisine at its best! The service, food, and beverages were outstanding.

Thank gregoryw564
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us! Here at 82 Queen we strive to provide signature Lowcountry dishes along with superb service. We hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our 4th time at 82 Queen. We visit any time we're in town. We love the patio and it reminds me of the The Court of Two Sisters in New Orleans...just a smaller version. It's a very relaxing atmosphere and the food and...More

Thank Donna M
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience with us! We pride ourselves on our perfected recipes along with our historic, picturesque courtyard and we are so glad that you experienced this while dining with us!

Reviewed 4 days ago

Great lunching experience. Love the atmosphere. Service excellent. She crab soup, excellent and highly recommend. I had the queen club and for a sandwich the flavors were excellent. Highly recommend and you can share it. Others had the BBQ shrimp and grits that are very...More

Thank erdocr2
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. The She Crab soup is a signature for us and we are always thrilled to hear that our guests enjoy that dish. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and comments; we truly appreciate...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

My daughter and I dined here in April . I have to say we were very excited to eat here but left somewhat disappointed. We elected to sit outside which was very quaint and we loved the atmosphere. While this being our first time to...More

Thank VirginiaPatriot
Angel_Pow, admin at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for reaching out to us to share your experience. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your pimento cheese and crab cakes. I'm sorry to hear that there were a couple of things that we could improve upon, but...More

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Brenda K
23 September 2016|
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Response from happyindc57 | Reviewed this property |
Casual. I made a same day reservation on a Thursday evening for dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 40
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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
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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
  • E-mail
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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