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Peninsula Grill

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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
Seared Yellow-Fin Tuna
Eggplant, Gigante Beans, Castlevetrano Olives, White Anchovies, Red Pepper Vinaigrette
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
Strawberries, Oranges, Shaved Fennel, Radish, Cucumber,Feta Cheese, Toasted Almonds, Herb Vinaigrette
Roasted Breast of Duck
Oyster Mushrooms, Rainbow Carrots, Cipollini Onions, Chimichurri
Pistachio Crusted Lamb Rack
Fava Beans, Zucchini, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Rosemary Jus
Pan Roasted Jumbo Sea Scallops
Braised Butter Lettuce, Diced Lobster, Garlic-Chive Potatoes and Citrus Lobster Broth
Roasted Flounder
Crab Imperial, Asparagus, Pearl Onions, Maitake Mushrooms, Asparagus Cream
Free Range Joyce Farms Chicken Breast
Carolina Gold Rice, Butterbeans, Black-Eyed Peas, Blistered Tomatoes,Red Peppers, Haricot Verts, Lemon-Thyme 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
Broccolini with Lemon & Parmesan
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 today via mobile

Just walking in the door you know this place is special... we were first seated in the courtyard but the evening cooled off a bit and were reseated in the bar as all the tables were claimed for the evening... Hint, call a day or...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank johnwP6477NF
Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I have eaten in a number of outstanding restaurants, both here in the USA and in Europe, and we think of the Peninsula Grill as one of our favorites. We celebrated her birthday two Sundays ago with another delicious meal. Her appetizer...More

Date of visit: March 2019
3  Thank James & Patrici... O
Reviewed 3 days ago

As we were staying at the Planters we decided to have a least one nice meal at the Peninsula Grill. It is busy at this time of year and a request for a reservation made in the morning reserved us a booth table in the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
4  Thank MikeandJoan
Reviewed 6 days ago

We chose Peninsula Grill for our 25th anniversary dinner and are so glad we did! Not only was the food amazing but the staff treated us like like royalty when they found out it was a special occasion. It was a fine dining experience with...More

Date of visit: March 2019
3  Thank Victoria K
Planters_Inn, Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Victoria K, Happy 25th Anniversary!! Thank you for spending your special occasion with us at Peninsula Grill. Our family strive to make your experience truly memorable and I'm glad that we succeeded!! Cheers, Erich Rauber Manager Peninsula Grill

Reviewed 1 week ago

This formal spot was perfect for my wife and I to share some excellent food with wonderful service. The coconut cake was a great way to finish off the night.

Date of visit: March 2019
3  Thank Robin W
Planters_Inn, Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Robin W, Thank you for your recent visit to Peninsula Grill. We are so glad that we met, and hopefully exceeded your expectations. Til next time!! Cheers, Erich Rauber Manager Peninsula Grill

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Charleston has become a destination for me and my wife and we had to come back to Peninsula Grill were we enjoyed an incredible dinner last time. Same last night. Service and cuisine were impeccable and exceeded expectations. Really enjoyed the sommelier’s wine knowledge and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
3  Thank Vintage82
Planters_Inn, Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Vintage82, It was a pleasure hosting you again at Peninsula Grill. Mark Solomon, our sommelier, has diligently worked to put together one of the most comprehensive lists in town. I'm glad that we found just the right bottle for you. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply fabulous. Upscale atmosphere. Fantastic cocktails, nice wine list. Truly professional waiters. Food is out of this world good.

Date of visit: March 2019
3  Thank facerecon1
Planters_Inn, Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Happy Birthday Jenny!!! Thank you for spending it with us at Peninsula Grill!! We hope that you have a great year and can't wait to see you again!! Cheers, Erich Rauber Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you for the most enjoyable dining experience. The staff here is incredible, both chefs and waitstaff, including the bartenders and hostesses. We dined here for my husband's 40th birthday, and everything felt so special. Our server, Danielle, was welcoming, hospitable, knowledgeable, and genuine. She...More

Date of visit: March 2019
3  Thank snowislife
Planters_Inn, Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear snowislife, Wow!! Thank you for such a glowing review of Peninsula Grill and thank you for choosing us to celebrate your husband's special day. We hope to see you again very soon!! Cheers, Erich Rauber Manager Peninsula Grill

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was so excited to visit this lovely hotel and hoped we would stay there at our next visit to Charleston. After our treatment at the Peninsula Grill, I won’t return. If you promise a table at a certain time, don’t change the time to...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank AliAVK
Planters_Inn, Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear AliAVK, I must admit to being a bit miffed. Your review has caught us off guard and I would like to speak with you personally so that we may determine what went wrong and take action to ensure that this doesn't happen again. Thank...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Are you in search of a classy night out with great food and lovely service? Peninsula grill.in Charleston is just the place. The wait staff was superb. Our food, including tile fish, excellent. The ambiance light and yet romantic. Dont forget to order the coconut...More

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank K A
Planters_Inn, Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear K A, Thank you for spending your recent "night out" with us!! We strive very hard to make special memories for our guests and I'm glad that we did not let you down. Til next time. Cheers, Erich Rauber Manager Peninsula Grill

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February 28, 2019|
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Response from bpeeples627 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! I always get a slice or two to go.
December 12, 2018|
Response from Planters_Inn | 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 Planters_Inn | Property representative |
Peninsula Grill offers a special dining experience. The attire is casual elegance. For gentlemen, a jacket is requested but not required.
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