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High Cotton Charleston

199 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2605
+1 843-724-3815
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (332 reviews)
“shrimp and grits” (172 reviews)
“filet” (99 reviews)
Closes in 23 min
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
Steakhouse, Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
199 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2605
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I went to Charleston SC for our anniversary. Food was fantastic the entire trip, but this was a true standout. The service was fantastic (Thanks again, Chanel!) and every dish was just perfect. The wine list was solid and priced non-rapaciously. I...More

Thank btiffany
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for brunch on a Saturday and were immediately seated without a reservation. The service was fantastic and the food was really good. The waitress we had recommended the donut holes as they were “melt in your mouth” good and...More

Thank tamarajmartin
Reviewed 1 week ago

It so 90 degrees plus in October and after our morning walk, getting caught in the rain and having my phone go dead because...well that's a whole other story. Suffice it to say we were ready for lunch and needed something that was outstanding to...More

Thank Lmira20
Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I went to this restaurant to celebrate my upcoming birthday. It was lovely. Excellent food, service and atmosphere. For example when we arrived it was rather chilly due to the a/c. We mentioned it and immediately the a/c was adjusted and the...More

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here with friends that were visiting from Georgia. The food was so so. Nothing special. I was so disappointed because I have only heard good things.

Thank F627USdonnag
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the only place I have ever eaten "country fried steak" that it actually tastes like my mothers. It was great!

Thank V9969ZAdeborahp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We will be having our wedding reception here in November and dined in for the first time this past weekend to preview what we can expect for our event. Everything was nothing short of amazing. From the time we arrived and checked in with the...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrated our 36th wedding anniversary. It was wonderful! Very good service and the food was excellant! The halibet and lobster were great as was the the Brussel sprouts. They gave us complementary champagne and a decadant chocolate desert.

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bar is a great place to enjoy jazz and enjoy brunch. Great Crab Benedict and Bloody Marie’s. Enjoy

Thank Kerrie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chose to eat at the High Cotton during our 30th anniversary trip to Charleston... and we were not disappointed! The shrimp, filet, risotto, mashed potatoes were all wonderful! And our server, Jonathan, was stellar! The only reason I’m giving it 4 stars instead of 5...More

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Eddie T
24 October 2017|
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Response from Anthony L | Reviewed this property |
Not certain but if you go online or call them, certain you will get your answer. Good luck
15 April 2017|
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Response from Marci A | Reviewed this property |
We went for brunch and dressed casual with flip flops. I would dress nicer for dinner for sure.
31 January 2017|
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Response from Trixtravels | Reviewed this property |
😊i did not see that specifically on the menu. But many options if you want avoid wheat/grains. I know gluten still be an ingredient in recipes so i am sure you could find out from them directly. It's a wonderful full... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2605
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-724-3815
  • E-mail
High Steppin' Lowcountry Living. It's a feeling of warmth and celebration that begins the moment you step inside. You'll find it in our gracious, knowledgable servers, expertly prepared dishes and a remarkable cocktail and wine program. From conversation and laughter in our bar to our stylish dining rooms of heart pine floors and antique brick, you'll come to understand true Charleston hospitality. That is, there's always cause for celebration - of our neighbors, our food and drink and each other. It's our great pleasure to share it with you.
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