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Anson Restaurant

12 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401-2018
+1 843-577-0551
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
12 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401-2018
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Reviewed today via mobile

We had a late dinner here after a schooner ride. Even though we got there late, our waiter was still full of energy! His attention to detail was impeccable. He was very knowledgeable about the menu and what fish was fresh that day. He explained...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed an anniversary dinner there and the service and food could not have been better! Our server Alex attended to our every need and was very helpful with the menu and in making our selection for the "Schnitzel Pork Chop" dinner! It was delicious...More

Thank bobwsmith99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only thing good was the service. The food was terrible and it was so dark I could barely see what I was eating. We had the fish that was all bones - so difficult to eat. The worst fried okra I’ve had. Skip this...More

Thank TazoG
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is near the square where many of the carriage tours of Charleston start. So, in hot weather the area can probably smell a little "horsey". It is a fairly large place. We were seated upstairs. There are two dinning rooms upstairs, one with...More

1  Thank Werlein_Manor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for drinks and dessert after a hectic day and was instantly glad we did. Warm welcome at the door and impeccable service throughout the night. Drinks mixed perfectly. The space was comfortable but lively. Easy to chat and wind down from a busy...More

Thank allie0201
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Anson is located in the same street on which the horse tour stables are located. That in itself isn’t an issue except that when you walk into the restaurant it smells If horse. When we went upstairs, we No longer noticed the smell. The service...More

Thank Betsy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was a 12 out of 10, truly one of the most enjoyable dinner experiences I've ever had. The only reason I gave a 4 out of 5, was that the food although very good I felt was slightly under seasoned.

Thank theflowerladies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Within walking distance (7 min) from The Belmond Charleston Place, the Anson Restaurant is the Crown Jewel of Charleston for its interior design, Southern cooking and an incredible staff. It feels like a Southern plantation. Charming. The pork chop was moist and very tender. Best...More

Thank Drgole
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having been in the southern United States for almost three weeks, we were getting a little tired of seafood - yes, really! So we cancelled our reservation at yet another seafood restaurant and were lucky enough to get a table at our preferred time at...More

Thank letsgoMissy56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent and service was great. Salmon was delicious, beef short ribs very flavorful and tender, cat fish excellent.

Thank Chuck R
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Kim S
12 December 2017|
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Response from Joy B | Reviewed this property |
Causal dress.
Yvonne G
1 March 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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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
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