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171 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2126 (Located between Queen & Cumberland Streets)
+1 843-722-9200
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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had grilled mahi mahi served on a bed of rice pulaw which was similar to risotto. The food was great, atmosphere very nice, some interesting inventive cocktails !

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Arlington, Virginia
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a drink at the bar while waiting for a table and then had a seat at a fairly elegant restaurant, Blossom. The Menu is terrific, even for someone who is not a big seafood lover. But I was in seafood heaven. The wine list is also terrific and we were able to pair our seafood with a very... More 

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Thank TomTerrific51
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited Charleston many times and this place never disappoints. She crab soup, and scallops were exquisite. I highly recommend it to anyone visiting downtown.

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Thank elcnc17
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dining experience at Blossom and Melissa, our waitress was awesome; polite, welcoming, courteous, professional and focussed on us having a good evening. This was our 2nd visit there and both times she was our server! Food was delicious and the service complimented every bite. The chocolate brownie desert was too much to eat, but rich and... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at Blossom our last night in town, what a great choice. We were treated to a table in the courtyard. We had a salad and a shrimp dish, both were fantastic. The wait staff are well trained and professional. Would definitely recommend Blossom if you are looking for a great meal.

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Thank David Y
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must visit! The food and ambience is amazing! Went on Mothers Day and the place was packed. Yet they didn't miss a beat. Our waitress "Melisa" made the place that much better. She was exceptional! We had the gumbo which was loaded with sausage, shrimp and crab. A must! The Blossom Benedict and Pulled Pork Hash was over the... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our last dinner in Charleston! Hubby and I sat in the bar and split appetizer portions of seafood gumbo, fried green tomatoes and a flatbread veggie pizza. Everything was excellent! Staff was the best!

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Thank Linda D
Los Angeles, California
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242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate lunch at Blossom, mid-afternoon, around 3:30 p.m., when the restaurant was next-to-empty. We began with an oyster-shrimp plate - fresh and delicious - followed by excellent fish entrees. The food was excellent, and service was very attentive (it did not hurt that we were almost alone). It was a great meal.

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Thank ECrowther
Charleston, South Carolina
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A recent dinner at Blossom was less than expected from this well-known restaurant group. Reservation for my party of 7 (6 out-of-town guests) was made 2 months in advance. All in the party arrived promptly for the reserved time. The hostess was curt and we waited almost 15 minutes for our table to be readied. When we reached the table... More 

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Thank Xaghra
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where do I begin. Wife and I have been to Blossoms many times, and it has been great. But, that was not so on April 27, 2017, at around 1:00 pm. When we walked into the restaurant the hostess was not there. We waited a short period and the hostess appeared and took us to our table. Now let me... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2126
    (Located between Queen & Cumberland Streets)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-722-9200
Description
Blossom, located on historic East Bay Street in downtown Charleston, S.C serves American cuisine highlighting the Lowcountry’s best seafood. Executive chef Adam Close and his team offer simple, clean dishes, featuring local, seasonal ingredients sourced from area fishermen and farmers, such as Jumbo Lump Crab Tostadas with corn relish, avocado mousse, and sweet chili sauce; Seared Scallops with bacon & fingerling potato ragout, garlic spinach, and brown butter vinaigrette; and pan roasted Mahi Mahi with rock shrimp, creamy rice pirloo, and tomato butter. Open for lunch on Monday through Saturday, dinner nightly, and Sunday brunch, Blossom also offers seating on its charming patio.

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