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Peninsula Grill

112 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3157
+1 843-723-0700
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
112 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3157
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Reviewed yesterday

A superb upscale restaurant, in every way! Located in the Planters Inn, the dining room was quite beautiful. The hostess was gracious and pleasant, and our server (Rick) and sommelier (Mark) were excellent. The food was remarkably good, including dessert. An expensive restaurant in an...More

2  Thank Ken1776
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are in town to celebrate a birthday or anniversary this is absolutely the place to go. If you are going for dinner, be sure to make a reservation (they are on Opentable). It is nestled inside a gated garden that was too cute...More

2  Thank mandy00128
Peninsula Grill M, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Mandy00128, Thank you for the raving and detailed review you took the time to post. We are glad you had a great birthday celebration and everything from ambiance, service and cuisine hit all the right marks. We look forward to hosting you again on...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Don’t get me wrong the service and location was A-mazing! They had a wonderful wine selection and the heirloom tomato salad was to die for. My wife had the chicken dish and loved. The scallops were some of the best I’ve ever had! Our waiter...More

2  Thank carlholt43
Peninsula Grill M, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Carlholt43, Thank you for taking the time to write us up and with such good marks. We will make sure to pass on your comments to the staff and hope to be able to host you again in the future! Best regards, Felipe Murcia...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service and food was excellent. Our waitress was very knowledgeable about the menu and gave us great suggestions. But the highlight of the meal was my cousin’s reaction to the 12 layer coconut cake! It was so moist and delicious, just the right amount...More

1  Thank NancyV1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the hotel and had a few meals at Peninsula Grill which were wonderful. I've never had corned beef hash and eggs with real corned beef. My husband had the Avocado Toast breakfast every day!

Thank Suefowl
Reviewed 1 week ago

This has been my favorite restaurant in Charleston since it opened years before I moved home. And since moving home it is my go to place for any special occasion. For two people I prefer to eat at the bar with Corey who is hands...More

2  Thank Minnie_Mae_Price
Peninsula Grill M, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Minnie_Mae_Price, On behalf of the team and especially Corey: thank you! We also think he is awesome and are happy to count him as part of our team. We hope to welcome you back soon, be it at the bar or in the dinning...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From Lucy who took our reservation to Jonathan our main wait person the service was outstanding. Helpful friendly and not pretentious. Wreck fish was excellent. The spinach was delicious. She crab soup was the best in town. The dress code is ridiculous as all type...More

2  Thank Johnny216
Peninsula Grill M, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Johnny216, Thank you for the great comments, which I will certainly pass on to the team. It is true that during the summer months our dress code gets infringed more often than we like it, but we are glad you had a great time...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had reservations (recommended) and the restaurant was quite busy. Although I don't believe there is a dresscode, I suggest business casual. They have an inside dining room as well as a beautiful outdoor patio. We went in June so it was...More

1  Thank Christine B
Peninsula Grill M, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Christine B, I appreciate the extensive review and we are glad you enjoyed your evening with us, even though we missed the mark with the swordfish. As you mentioned, our first priority is to make sure all our guests have an excellent time with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ambiance is amazing. The general manager, Felipe, was very visible ensuring we had a great experience. The coconut cake was the best dessert I have ever had in a restaurant, and we eat out five nights a week and travel extensively. The snapper was...More

3  Thank Geralyn L
Peninsula Grill M, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Geralyn, Thank you for the high marks on your feedback! It was a pleasure to host you and your family, we certainly enjoyed your company and look forward to your next visit to Charleston. Best regards, Felipe Murcia General Manager Peninsula Grill Relais &...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best fine dining cuisine in Charleston. Upscale and fine dining at it's best. Great wine list and food to match.

3  Thank tomjarrett436
Peninsula Grill M, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Tomjarrett436, Thank you for your comments - we certainly appreciate them and look forward to having you dine with us soon again. Best regards, Felipe Murcia General Manager Peninsula Grill Relais & Chateaux

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June 13, 2018|
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Response from Angelique M | Reviewed this property |
Jacket is not required, but many men do wear them. My husband did not, he was fine with a collard shirt. It is within walking distance. We walked and it was between .5-1 mile.
February 12, 2018|
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Response from Peninsula Grill M | Property representative |
We look forward to your visit. We request business casual attire when dining at Peninsula Grill. Dining at the bar is more relaxed as is the courtyard. Cheers, Ryan
December 8, 2017|
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Response from Matthew C | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any when we were there in November but it was also nearly 80 degrees during the day then. I would expect they either do have heaters or they don't open the patio if its too chilly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 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. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3157
    (Meeting Street)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-723-0700
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Located in the very heart of Charleston's famed Historic District, this AAA Four-Diamond restaurant has been recognized by Departures, Conde Nast Traveler, Food & Wine, The New York Times, Southern Living, Travel + Leisure, Wine Spectator, and others for serving the finest and freshest ingredients sourced locally and globally. With velvet-lined walls in shimmering oyster tones, woven seagrass, and indigenous cypress, the Peninsula Grill Dining Room ambiance is supper club sumptuousness. The Peninsula Grill Champagne Bar is an intimate jewel box space that offers several outstanding champagnes by the glass and a delicious bar menu. The lush Peninsula Grill Courtyard is one of the Charleston's true hidden gems and the most romantic al fresco dining setting in the city. Peninsula Grill also offers private dining. Peninsula Grill is a proud member of Relais & Chateaux, an exclusive collection of restaurants and hotels in romantic destinations around the world. Business casual attire.
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