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Peninsula Grill

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Thu., 02-21

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings

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Oysters on the Half Shell (6)
with Champagne Mignonette and Horseradish Cocktail Sauce
Baked Oysters (4) Rockefeller Style
with Arugula and Asiago
Oysters Casino (4)
with Smoked Bacon
per oz190.0
Ossetra Caviar
Potato Blini, Onion, Hard Cooked Egg, Clabber Cream
Lobster "3 Way" Lobster Ravioli, Lobster Tempura and Sautéed Lobster
Warm Tomato-Basil Beurre Monte
Burgundy Escargot
Lemon-Thyme Geechie Boy Grits, Pernod, Garlic, Radish, Herb Bread Crumb
BBQ Carolina Quail
Creole Carolina Gold Rice, Quail Egg, Crispy Sea Island Peas
Beef Tartare
Pickled Red Onion, Crispy Capers, Dijon, Fresh Horseradish, Hard Egg Yolk, Toasted Sourdough Bread
Seared Foie Gras
Strawberry, Almond Crumb, Arugula, Aged Balsamic
She Crab Soup
Jumbo Lump Crab, Sherry Drizzle
Smoked Oyster Stew
Yukon Potatoes, Celery, Shiitake Mushrooms
Chilled Wedge of Gem Lettuce
Fire Roasted Herb Tomatoes, Stilton Blue Cheese, Buttermilk Dressing and Smoked Bacon
Chef's Field Greens Salad
Idiazabal Cheese, Red Grapes, Toasted Hazelnuts, Radish, Apples, Pears, Sherry Vinaigrette
Roasted Breast of Duck
Oyster Mushrooms, Rainbow Carrots, Cipollini Onions, Chimichurri
Grilled Pork Loin Chop
Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Sweet Potatoes, Red Onion, Pancetta, Black-Eyed Pea Vinaigrette
Pan Roasted Jumbo Sea Scallops
Braised Butter Lettuce, Diced Lobster, Garlic-Chive Potatoes and Citrus Lobster Broth
Cornmeal Crusted Flounder
Beluga Lentils, Roasted Cauliflower, Pickled Beech Mushrooms, Black Truffle Vinaigrette
Free Range Joyce Farms Chicken Breast
Speck Ham & Hoop Cheddar Grits, Baby Green Beans, Brandy Peppercorn Jus
Center Cut Filet
New York Strip
Meyer's Rib Eye
Seared Foie Gras
Oscar Style
Maine Lobster Tail
Market Price
Live Maine Lobster
Pan Roasted Salmon
Grilled Swordfish
Blue Cheese-Balsamic Glaze
Foie Gras-Truffle Butter
Brandy-Peppercorn Jus
Peninsula Grill Signature Steak Sauce
Ginger-Lime Beurre Blanc
Horseradish Cream
Maitre d' Butter
Classic Béarnaise
Charred Asparagus with Lemon Gremolata
Goat Cheese Smashed Potatoes
Roasted Carrots with Sorghum
Garlic Braised Butterbeans
Yukon Gold Whipped Potatoes
Garlic Wilted Spinach
Cipollini Onions and Mushrooms
Speck Ham & Hoop Cheddar Grits
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
US$10 - US$50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch
American, Seafood, Grill
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
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our party of three could not have been more pleased with our dinner this evening. Jonathan was an exceptional waiter. The ambiance in the dining room was pure elegance. Our cocktails were superb. Our soup, salad & duck selections were delicious. When I mentioned to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank SusanH3838
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The restaurant gets high marks but the service was extraordinary. Beautiful private function area where we dined suitable for 30 or so. Drinks were great, wine selection strong. I ate the grouper, and it was tasty. Everyone raved about the food! Would recommend.

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank Tripking07
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you aren't up for a high end meal (although delicious here), you should still stop into the bar for a drink and a towering piece of coconut cake. It's divine.

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank 851merim
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu changes regularly so you can always find pleasant surprises as well as old favorites. Food and service are impeccable. Surroundings are quietly pleasant. You can enjoy a quiet meal and people watch at your own pace,no hustling to turn table. A regular stop...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank templetongirl
Peninsula Grill M, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear templetongirl, Thank you so much for the awesome review. We are thrilled to hear that we are a "go to" when you are in Charleston. Chef Ramon and his team work diligently to keep the menu fresh and exciting while our team of professionals...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here to try The Peninsula's famous coconut cake. This is a high class, country club-like restaurant. We sat in the bar area for presecco and the coconut cake. What a combo and the cake certainly did not disappoint! YUMMY! Piled high with at...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank BML111
Peninsula Grill M, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear BML111, Thank you for your kind review. We agree, we can't think of a better way to wrap up an evening than with a glass of bubbles and a slice of our towering Coconut Cake. By the way, the Ultimate Coconut Cake just turned...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Often a place you can't get into with a one day warning. A cold weekday evening in January did the trick. Service, meal, and atmosphere were excellent! A little pricey but a worthwhile "Charleston Experience".

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Steve60845
Peninsula Grill M, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Steve60845, Thank you for your recent visit to Peninsula Grill. We truly appreciate your kind words and look forward to seeing you again in the very near future. Cheers, Erich Rauber General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Charleston for the first time and decided to go to Peninsula Grill for my birthday dinner. One word...phenomenal!!! Everything we had was absolutely delicious. The She-crab soup was so tasty, my steak was cooked perfectly and my husband's fish was delicious. Their...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank adshockey74
Peninsula Grill M, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear adshockey74, Thank you so much for spending your special occasion with us at Peninsula Grill. We look forward to hosting you again soon. Cheers, Erich Rauber

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to Charleston on a quick midweek getaway. We chose this restaurant because of a recommendation from a friend. I made reservation through Open Table. We arrived promptly and were seated at the worst table in the room(at the back of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank AmericanParadise
Peninsula Grill M, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear AmericanParadise, Thank you for your kind review of Peninsula Grill. Although, some people view the table in front of the kitchen to be the best seats in the house due to its proximity to "the show". I am quite glad we were able to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I dined here for her birthday this week, and it was wonderful. We've been a few times in the past, but this was the best so far, and exceeded any experience we had at local restaurants recently. We really went for the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Captain_Paulie
Peninsula Grill M, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Paul-P-Captain, Happy Birthday to your wife and thank you for spending it with the team at Peninsula Grill. Your kind remarks are greatly appreciated and we hope to see you in the very near future!! Cheers, Erich Rauber General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW!! We had the best experience dining here on our recent trip. The atmosphere is so warm and romantic. The service is impeccable. And most importantly, the food is TO DIE FOR. The filet mignon was absolutely delicious. And of course, the coconut cake, believe...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank alli2289
Peninsula Grill M, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear alli2289, Thank you!! Our sole existence is to provide the experience that you enjoyed on your recent visit to Peninsula Grill. We hope to see you again very soon! Cheers, Erich Rauber General Manager

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December 12, 2018|
Response from Peninsula Grill M | Property representative |
Dear Bobsalymac, We would be delighted to help you with that! You can give us a call at any time after 11:00 am and our hostess will gladly process and mail the gift certificate. You can reach us at 843-723-0700. Best... More
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.
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