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Xiao Bao Biscuit

Cor. Of Rutledge and Spring, Charleston, SC
+1 843-793-2216
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“okonomiyaki” (52 reviews)
“bao” (17 reviews)
“dumplings” (20 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Cor. Of Rutledge and Spring, Charleston, SC
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Normally I wouldn’t go to an Asian restaurant on vacation but there is nothing typical here. It’s in a converted gas station and truthfully it’s nothing to look at from the road. We found it because of the crowds. You’re served by a college student(go...More

Thank wasntme58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch here with family ranging in age from 5 to 70’s, and everyone found something to like. Not sure what to expect from the outside, and the inside is fairly austere, but the flavors pop. Cabbage pancake topped the list, but curry fish, chicken and...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious casual Asian food in this hip Charleston restaurant. Boys devoured the dumplings, spicy papaya salad, crispy octopus and the grouper fried rice special. Fortunately the adults could savour the delicious grouper in a spicy cilantro sauce (the sticky rice helped us enjoy the flavorful...More

Thank paulcou2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up walking here from our Airbnb based upon a recommendation from a local. We sat at a picnic table outside, we asked our waitress what we should order, and she gave us terrific recommendations. I had an awesome cocktail, and everything we ate...More

Thank 1KirstenV
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

This pan Asian restaurant in an old refit gas station was just amazing I wish we could have eaten there every night of our stay in Charleston We had 4 dishes and there were so many more to try Advice : eat anything with pork...More

Thank frtravler
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We live about an hour from Charleston, and do not get there as often as we would like, but this restaurant is always on our top priority list of returns. We have had nothing but awesome service and incredible meals. We've been there mostly for...More

Thank foodie9898
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We had a great time a Ziao Bao Biscuit. We had to wait a bit on a Saturday night but it was well worth it. Service was great. Flavors were interesting and delicious. We went with our three kids who are under 12 and they...More

Thank Bradley112
Reviewed 25 February 2018

My wife and I came here for lunch while visiting Charleston a few weeks ago. We had a great meal and shared the okonomiyaki on the menu which is a savory Japanese pancake. It was delicious and we'd definitely be back if we were in...More

Thank MJN123
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

The food is VERY good. Every dish we tried was not only delicioys, but interesting. I eat a lot of asian cuisine, and this was a very unique spin. But the atmosphere is "cool for the sake of being cool." So it is dark and...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 13 February 2018

This restaurant is in a refurbished gas station where we were seated right away on a busy evening. Our server was lovely even though she was very busy. We got three things- the octopus which was absolutely delicious, the pork dumplings which were a bit...More

Thank 103Katherine
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24 June 2017|
Response from wglevy | Reviewed this property |
Not a Dim Sum joint. Reservations not taken.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cor. Of Rutledge and Spring, Charleston, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-793-2216
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