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Red Orchids

1401 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston, SC 29407-5031
+1 843-573-8787
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fried rice” (10 reviews)
“lumpia” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1401 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston, SC 29407-5031
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1 - 10 of 102 reviews

Reviewed 27 September 2017

Do not let the outside view dissuade you. Good food, decent prices, good service. Every dish I have had has been good and at a decent price. They do tend to be a bit heavy on the black pepper. The housemade ice cream is good,...More

Thank s m
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Ordered some takeout from red orchid. The hoot n sour soup was actually very good. We also enjoyed the pot stickers even thought they were slightly too salty. The fried rice and lo mein we ordered were very bland. Not very enjoyable. The gentlemen that...More

Thank J S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

My friend and I decided to forego our usual trip to Ichiban for lunch and try Red Orchids. It was crowded when we got there. The manager, who was very friendly, seated us and we ordered steamed dumpling appetizer. That was the only thing that...More

Thank Teresa J
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

If this is supposed to be Charleston's best Chinese food... Wow what a waste of money!!! I have had better Chinese food for half the price in small take out only place all over the country and even in Europe!!! They charge $14-$16 for normal...More

Thank Seth326
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This place has down graded their staff which is a shame. Placed a to-go order. They forgot an entire entree and a side of fried rice. Called to let them know of their mistake, all they said was 'whoops, sorry". By the way- if you...More

1  Thank Terrin L
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The food is delicious and consistent and I would say the best sit down Chinese in the area However, the service is terrible. We were given tarnished spoons {black} for our soup. Waitress avoided making eye contact and it took almost 10 minutes to get...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We went here for the first time this past weekend to get some take out. Neither of us had ever tried Red Orchids but had heard good things. So glad we tried it, we have been missing out on great Chinese food in Charleston! Husband...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This used to be our go-to Chinese restaurant in Charleston. However, the last few visits have been disappointing. Appetizers were greasy and the flavors of the entrees were lacking. Tony, the owner, used to oversees this restaurant, but now spends most of his time at...More

Thank SCMontana
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I have been to this restaurant several times, and the food is always excellent! The waiters give good suggestions for dishes to try. Their homemade ice cream is a killer!

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great dinner with my mother. I had the Singapore pancits and it was awesome. Everything I want in a meal. Had some wine with it but I think next time I'll stick with a beer.

Thank Mathew L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston, SC 29407-5031
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-573-8787
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