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Fulton Five

5 Fulton St, Charleston, SC 29401-1920
+1 843-853-5555
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (45 reviews)
“gamberetti” (6 reviews)
“insalata” (7 reviews)
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5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5 Fulton St, Charleston, SC 29401-1920
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very tight spaces, ambiance nice, but felt like I was out of place with the clientele. Food? So so. The white beans completely overtook the bruschetta...Lack of tomatoes there quite disappointing. The ravioli was excellent, the goat cheese cheesecake velvety smooth, but the red wine/strawberry...More

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to dinner here one night during a girls weekend to Charleston. The food was delicious, I really liked my bolognese. The others in our party were equally happy with their food also. Their service was terrible, however. One of the ladies I was...More

Thank Rachel F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With so many choices in Charleston, we don't get back to Fulton Five often enough. It never disappoints. Intimate and charming, the wait staff could not be nicer and the food is always outstanding. Make reservations ahead and prepare yourself for a simply delightful and...More

Thank myredjeep
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really? Arrived 15 mins early! The girl looked at her phone and said “we will seat you in 15 mins” several tables available! I looked at her like she had three heads! She seated within the 15 mins. We each ordered the half portion Gamberetti...More

Thank LisaOVA
Fulton F, Public Relations Manager at Fulton Five, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are extremely apologetic you had a less than desirable experience. With certain reservations, given the ticket times with the kitchen/ double seating servers, sometimes an early seating is not always an option, which is understandably frustrating for customers but out of all hands. About...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many restaurants in Charleston to choose from, and I finally got around to this one. Nice change of pace! Very small intimate place. We had the blue cheese tortellini, which was very tasty, and the Grouper, very good! Of course good bread and...More

Thank wildcatgolf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant on short notice. We had no reservation, which is recommended but they got us right in. Very small but comfortable. Staff is great. Food was Fantastic the best Italian in this area. We could not ask for more. Wines, spirits and incidentals...More

Thank Pete B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A newly discovered gem of a restaurant in a city with so many great dining options. Specializing in northern Italian cuisine. Fresh olive oil for bread dipping, exquisite! I had the insulata di funghi- fresh spinach, sautéed mushrooms and freshly grated cheese tossed with a...More

Thank Bev M
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Nestled in a leafy neighborhood, Fulton Five offers a cozy dining experience and excellent regional dishes. Shrimp and Grits, specialty pastas and fresh seafood are a few of their well-prepared and served entrees. It’s definitely a regulars’ place to gather where good wine and great...More

Thank Bruce_N_Carol
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We travel to Charleston twice per year and always have a dinner at Fulton Five. The food is first class as is the service. Very good wine menu, too. Very popular locally. Reservations are a must.

Thank Spence C
Reviewed 3 February 2018

We eat here every time we visit Charleston. Very good Northern Italian food. Good wine list. Always good service. I had a mixed seafood over orechiette pasta with a light cream sauce. My wife had the scallops. Prosecco to start then a "baby amarone" red....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Fulton St, Charleston, SC 29401-1920
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-853-5555
Fine dining Northern Italian restaurant located in Historic Downtown Charleston. Call for your reservation today! Charlestonians and tourists walk through the heart of the Historic District of Downtown Charleston and are immediately taken away by the aroma of pancetta and garlic in the air. Step through the doors of this hidden gem and local favorite of 25 years and be transported straight to Northern Italy.
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