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82 Queen

82 Queen St, Charleston, SC 29401-2220
+1 843-723-7591
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (152 reviews)
“jambalaya” (202 reviews)
“crab cakes” (225 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
82 Queen St, Charleston, SC 29401-2220
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1 - 10 of 2,376 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We made reservations the day before for a Friday night dinner for two. Both of our meals were excellent. BBQ shrimp and grits (with bacon, cheese, & scallions), and a grilled rib-eye steak with tasty truffled parmesan mashed potatoes, asparagus and cremini mushrooms. They also...More

Thank Deckelcj
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went in a busy Friday night around 8:00 and sat right down at the bar. Decided to stay there for dinner and had a really great mean start to finish. Had an excellent steak and couple nice glasses of wine. Highly recommended to us...More

Thank EIU1980
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tiffany was amazing! All her recommendations were spot on. Food was fabulous! What a winning combination!

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are always thrilled to hear from our guests, and we will share your kind words with Tiffany!

Reviewed 4 days ago

Went to dinner on a Sunday night at 8:00 with my wife. Atmosphere was wonderful - a cozy old Charleston home with several nooks that held small numbers of tables in each. Food was mostly southern theme as you'd expect, and all very delicious. Service...More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We always enjoy hearing from our customers and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

82 Queen was recommended to us by several people and it did not disappoint!! The setting is lovely, the menu varied and the food great! Our server, Anna provided great recommendations and great service that made the evening special.

Thank Cindy L
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for this lovely review. We do have a wonderful courtyard and we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had a great experience at this hidden gem. Tucked away behind the facade of Queen Street, this restaurant has both an outside and inside seating area. We sat outside and were cooled by the ceiling fans. The food was truly delicious....More

Thank adeans1271
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Wow! Thank you so much for these kind words and such an excellent review. It's truly our joy to hear from such satisfied guests, and we really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us! Please come in and visit us again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Large, rambling restaurant serving a varied menu. She crab soup was the best I can recall having from dozens of restaurants. Charleston bouillabaisse and fish and grits were very good. Nico was an outstanding waiter. The one unisex restroom I used was like a broom...More

Thank WRHOTEN
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

It's wonderful to hear that a guest enjoyed their meal with us, and even better to hear that the service was stellar as well! Thank you for your sharing your thoughts about the restroom, we value all customer feedback here at 82 Queen and will...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We escaped a hot sidewalk and grueling shopping excursion into the cool and leafy glade of 82 Queen. Our group of 5 scored the fan-cooled gazebo. The service was excellent, and the fried oyster salad was the most popular dish. The fried green tomato appetizer...More

Thank Anne D
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience here at 82 Queen. We value all customer feedback and appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was our last night in Charleston and we couldn't decide where to go. We wanted to end the trip somewhere we hadn't eaten before and we wanted She Crap soup, so we picked 82 Queen. Best decision we made and we all agreed our...More

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Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us! We do pride ourselves on that She Crab soup, as well as our other lowcountry cuisine, and we love to hear that our guests enjoy it as much as we do. Please stop by and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have lived in Charleston many years and have gone to 82 Queen over a 20 year. I am amazed that the food is still consistently good. They have wonderful she crab soup, a beautiful card and outdoor eating area, as well as an indoor...More

Thank aynniedeuskar
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

This is so wonderful to read! We love to hear from loyal guests especially those who have been dining with us for years. We are so glad that you have consistently great experiences and hope that you will dine with us again soon at 82...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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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
Description
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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