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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

Reserved a table for two expecting a classic kind of old school steak and potatoes establishment. Boy were we wrong! The venue is classic but the food and beverages are fantastically upscale and creative. I enjoyed the duck breast with chimichurri, wow! My wife had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank rossm21
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The space is warm, old world, and charming. Tables are packed in. And it's loud. Our waiter was cheerful, knowledgeable, and subtly efficient. The presentation of dishes is artful with several wait staff delivering the choices to the table. Our group enjoyed huge scallops, rabbit,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank H W
Reviewed 3 days ago

But before you get to desert start with a Lemon Drop at the bar. Great bar tenders! Then find the Sommelier, Mark, to discuss some great wines you have never heard of. Surprisingly, the chicken is my favorite dish. We like the banquettes in the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank BayHeadTravelinBear
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stop reading reviews and call for your reservation now! Following a craving for late night cocktails and sweets, stopped in without a reservation. Seated promptly, every staff member was friendly with especially fantastic service from Danielle and Cassandra. The coconut cake truly does not disappoint...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank ppsullivan
Reviewed 6 days ago

First night in Charleston. My wife and I had dinner here. It was a very nice experience. Enjoyed a great bottle of wine and shared two starters and an entrée. Service was outstanding. Their signature coconut cake is all they say it is. Amazingly good....More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank howardlh19
Peninsula Grill M, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Howardlh19, Thank you for choosing us during your stay in Charleston. I will pass on your comments to the team who will be glad to hear you and your wife enjoyed the evening with us. If you are planning a holiday party over the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Dining in one of the most satisfying dining rooms in the Untied States, great service, great food and drinks. What more does a patron desire. Almost Perfection. Highly Recommended.More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank 664lrd
Peninsula Grill M, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 664lrd, Thank you for taking the time to review us and letting us know that you enjoyed your experience. We could not ask for more and only hope we will be able to host you again soon. Best regards, Felipe Murcia General Manager Peninsula...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dessert in the bar twice over our visit. Very friendly bar staff and phenomenal dessert -- the coconut cake is a must!

Date of visit: September 2018
3  Thank Nikki S
Peninsula Grill M, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Nikki S, We could not agree more and thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We look forward to having you back again soon! Best regards, Felipe Murcia General Manager Peninsula Grill Relais & Chateaux

Reviewed 1 week ago

Where does a Charleston resident go for a special dinner? The Peninsula Grill, of course. Part of the mystique of this special restaurant is that it expects you to present your best self and be a part of the whole experience which includes, as other...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank Lisa F
Peninsula Grill M, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lisa F, Thank you for your feedback. It is true that lately, it is harder for us to enforce our dress code. We do make sure to mention it to all of our guests that call directly and 9 out of 10 nights I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Peninsula Grill is a gem for a date night. We came during our Charleston honeymoon and we're given such a special evening. The atmosphere in the restaurant is quiet, romantic, and relaxing, and the folks working here are the nicest. My husband and I kept...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank melanie l
Peninsula Grill M, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Melanie I, On behalf of the team let me thank you for your kind review, it was a pleasure to have you dine with us on such a special occasion and something we look forward to repeating many times over the years to come....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose Peninsula Grill as my special occasion restaurant for my 40th birthday. It did not disappoint. The service was great. Staff was friendly and professional. The food was amazing. I had the pumpkin salad off the specials menu. AMAZING. I had the scallop dinner,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank Sharony S
Peninsula Grill M, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sharony S, Thank you for joining us for such a special occasion and leaving us such a positive feedback, we are glad you had a great time celebrating with us. Once again: Happy Birthday and all the best! We hope to see you back...More

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July 24, 2018|
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Response from Peninsula Grill M | Property representative |
Peninsula Grill offers a special dining experience. The attire is casual elegance. For gentlemen, a jacket is requested but not required.
June 13, 2018|
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Response from Angelique717 | 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Dinner, Brunch
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
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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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