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Anson Restaurant

12 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401-2018
+1 843-577-0551
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“crispy flounder” (89 reviews)
“filet” (35 reviews)
“fries” (66 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
12 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401-2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Love Anson and I go there because of the Crispy Flounder ... the BEST in Town. Never been disappointed with any Dishes they serve ... we will be back for sure

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank baslerbebbie2017
Reviewed 3 days ago

You just get a great feeling when you walk in Anson. The atmosphere is charming, cozy, and inviting. Then you get a great server like Aldon and you know you are going to be treated well. The food was delicious. We had a wonderful time,

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Attentive service, pleasant ambiance, well prepared cuisine, and an intimate setting gave us our favorite dining in a city with great options.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mzr51
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was wonderful, service was outstanding from bartender to waiter to owner who chatted with us. Will come again soon!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jbrown106
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you are hosting a dinner for 20 folks you feel pressure to make sure everything is good. Large groups are tough on a restaurant, period. At Anson's our large party felt like a small dinner -- it was PERFECT. I worked with Phil who...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank GastronautWDC
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were from out of town and went here for an early dinner in November. My dinner arrived lukewarm at best. Poor service from our waiter. I think because we didn’t order drinks we were ignored. I would not recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CLT70Traveling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic meal at Anson! From the moment we walked in the door, we knew it would be fantastic. We were greeted by a nice, southern man who promptly seated us. Our waitress was awesome. Very knowledgeable and helpful. We had starters, shrimp...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Teri C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended by hotel concierge and good reviews. Service was great, nice atmosphere BUT thanksgiving dinner was just awful. The worst stuffing I ever tasted, pea size serving of cranberries, dry, tasteless turkey and ok Yams. Cost a small fortune. Had friends drive two hours to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank jajayson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed dining here .. the fried green tomatoes were the highlight of my dinner. My husband loved his whole fish. Skip the chicken ..but the sides were delicious. Nice wine list too. Great service.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DianeM023
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had recommendation from the guy I met in business. This restaurant was awesome for foods, atmosphere and friendly service. I ordered poplar crispy flounder that was tasty and with nice texture.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank I5624TE_
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June 12, 2018|
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Response from MJJJB | Reviewed this property |
No there is not.
December 12, 2017|
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Response from Drgole | Reviewed this property |
We were there in April-May. Some people dressed up for dinner, some dressed smart casual, and some were casual. From my observation I would say its up to you.
Yvonne G
March 1, 2017|
Response from Cilburke | Reviewed this property |
No. Just wear what you'd normally wear to a decent restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401-2018
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-0551
  • E-mail
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