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Olde Towne Grill & Seafood

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229 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-3101
+1 843-723-8170
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The chicken was inedible, undercooked and looked like it was just thrown on the plate. The server was unfriendly and appeared like she hated her job. I recommend skipping this place.

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2 Thank Brian W
Charlotte, North Carolina
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All the wines are Greek. We stopped in for a drink while we waited on people. Charming restaurant and very friendly staff.

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Thank vwlangley
Charleston, South Carolina
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412 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to go to the Market area so we wanted a good lunch away from the tourist traps. We remembered Olde Towne which has been here for many years. You'll see the Greek Chickens turning on the rotisserie in the front window as you pass by. The atmosphere is very laid back. Michael was our server and he did... More 

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Thank Terrie J
Philadelphia
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81 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is very "home cooking." I ordered the grilled shrimp. The salad and soup (chicken) were good, the shrimp was good. It's not difficult to grill shrimp. I ordered the greek potatoes and they were okay. Probably my least favorite of the meal. The decor is also rustic.

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Thank lucero65
Thunder Bay, Canada
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We drove to Charleston on a day trip while visiting Myrtle Beach. It was our first time being to Charleston and we experienced the best food we've had on our whole trip. We were exploring the market and happened upon this little gem of a restaurant as we're looking for a place to sit down and eat. We were reluctant... More 

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1 Thank Dragonflyfreddy
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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134 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I just can't see how this place has been in business for so long. Last night was my first trip and I won't go back. I'm in town with my sister, nephew, and mother and we decided to eat there. We arrived around 7 pm. There were only about 3 tables with people at them. The waitress came to our... More 

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1 Thank cmehend
Woodstock, IL
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104 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a small, casual bar/restaurant downtown in Charleston. The waiter was friendly and efficient. The food is tasty in a nice pub atmosphere.

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Thank BobKathy
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38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This was a take out as I live but a block from the restaurant. We had a gyro sandwich and an oyster poboy. The gyro was average the poboy nearly uneatable.

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1 Thank Frank L
Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I decided to take a shuttle drivers advice and try this place. I wish we wouldn't have. The calamari was greasy and tough. The salads over dressed, and the bacon wrapped shrimp were dry. I had lamb that was very average. Not my choice.

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Seattle, Washington
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133 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Had the gyro plate for dinner. Perhaps our group visited the restaurant a little late after 'regular' dinner time, but the meats were all dried up from being overcooked.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-3101
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-723-8170

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?