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39 Rue de Jean

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39 John St, Charleston, SC 29403-6432
+1 843-722-8881
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11:30 - 01:00
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
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Fri - Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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Summerville, South Carolina
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194 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Carrot Ginger Soup. Mussels. Beef Burgundy. Desert. All were. Excellent! Great food and service. Others had a Burger, a seafood pasta dish and Chicken Francaise. All loved the food! The service was great, too. A great place to dine in Charleston.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our server Ryan had an awesome personality - so friendly - very knowledgeable about the food selections. Little neck clams in the wine, basil and garlic broth were wonderful. For dinner we had the cavatelli/scallops and the shrimp provencal - would definitely go back - check it out - you'll love it!

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charleston
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83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We decided to eat at Rue de Jean since we planned to attend a concert at the City Music Hall next door. The food was just great. We enjoyed mussels (small portion just fine for an appetizer), pork chop and trout. The entrees had delicious sides included and the chop/fish were perfectly seasoned/prepared. It was restaurant week so our server... More 

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Hanahan, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lobster risotto was excellent. Great service! My wife and I had an awesome New Year's Eve Dinner.

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Kinsey R, Public Relations Manager at 39 Rue de Jean, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at 39 Rue de Jean and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, The Marketing Team holycityhospitality.com More 

Clearwater, Florida
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were seated promptly, and the atmosphere was very nice. The She-crab soup as creamy and delectable. The french onion soup was also cheese filled and amazing. I had the quiche and salad which was light and delicious. Another in our party had a tender lamb roast sandwich, which was was both unusual and very good. The french bread was... More 

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Kinsey R, Public Relations Manager at 39 Rue de Jean, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at 39 Rue de Jean and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, The Marketing Team holycityhospitality.com More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rue de Jean is one of my favorite restaurants in Charleston so I've been a few times, but I took my mom last night while she's visiting me, and that was her first time. The food was excellent and so was our server, Abigail. She was attentive and accommodating even though the restaurant was quite busy. I meant to speak... More 

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Kinsey R, Public Relations Manager at 39 Rue de Jean, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at 39 Rue de Jean and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, The Marketing Team holycityhospitality.com More 

Ellicott City, Maryland
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163 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on a good tour but I would definitely go back! The mussels were so delicious! The fries amazing! And according to my husband the Russell sprouts were yummy!

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Kinsey R, Public Relations Manager at 39 Rue de Jean, responded to this review

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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good solid food with many choices. Not everyone likes to experiment with local foods. Too bad. They really have good eats.

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Kinsey R, Public Relations Manager at 39 Rue de Jean, responded to this review

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I went here on a recommendation from a friend and we are so glad we did!! We had oysters which were extremely fresh and the grilled cheese which is TO DIE FOR! My fiancé says he can never eat another one again!! Decent prices and great waitstaff!!

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Ocean, New Jersey
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143 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked in with a party of seven, no reservations, and the hostess still made it happen. We've been coming here for six years and throughout that time we have never had a bad meal. With their large and expansive menu they were able to satisfy everyone's different dining desires. Service was professional. Beautiful room and lively atmosphere.

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Kinsey R, Public Relations Manager at 39 Rue de Jean, responded to this review

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$30
Cuisine
Sushi, French
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 John St, Charleston, SC 29403-6432
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-722-8881
Description
Located in historic downtown Charleston , SC , 39 Rue de Jean is a refined French cafe and bar offering the best in classic Brasserie cuisine. The creations of our culinary team pay homage to the classic brasserie cuisine that inspired vehemently loyal Parisians. Guests of 39 Rue de Jean enjoy indoor/outdoor patio seating, cocktails and a predominantly French wine list blended with a selection of our steward's favorites.39 Rue de Jean offers a private dining room that can be transformed to host professional gatherings or celebratory affairs, accommodating up to 200 guests. This unique space, overlooking Upper King Street, features vaulted ceilings, exposed brick and a private entrance

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