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Swamp Fox Restaurant

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387 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6404 (Corner of King and Calhoun Street)
+1 843-724-8888
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had the crab cakes and mushroom ravioli dishes- outstanding! Great service. If we find ourselves back in Charleston, we will also find ourselves back at the Swamp Fox!

Thank TRUEadven101lover
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a late lunch at the Francis Marion hotel after our boat trip across to Fort Sumter. The staff was readying the dining room for dinner so lead us to a "lounge" area near the bar, which was a bit dark and obscured the street activity that we would have preferred. Despite not sitting where we would have liked,... More 

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North Carolina
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived early, and could have been seated, but decided to have a drink in the attractive bar beforehand. Our server was very efficient and personable. My husband does not like grits, but ordered the shrimp and grits and really enjoyed it. I tasted it and think it was some of the best shrimp and grits I've ever had. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located on the Francis Marion Hotel, the Swamp Fox offers excellent food in a quiet setting, complete with live piano. We had the fried green tomatoes, she crab soup and duck breast. All dishes were excellent and the service was attentive.

Thank Marge H
Carson City, Nevada, United States
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great margarita! We ate there both nights. We loved how you could pick your main dish and you could exchange your sides. I had filet mignon with potatoes and gravy and asparagus.....amazing.

Thank Sandee S
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77 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a super cute little restaurant located within the hotel. (We weren't staying in the hotel, but we came down here anyway for dinner.) Cute atmosphere, great service. The food was excellent! As a vegetarian I didn't have any real entree options, so I got a plate of sides, which were delicious. The risotto was absolutely amazing, that was... More 

Thank Sara R
Roanoke, Virginia
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198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a group of 15 or so and had lunch here. They were well prepared for us, with a limited menu to make things more expeditious. I had she crab soup, a burger, and cheesecake. All was excellent. The server brought warm bread before the meal started, which went well with my soup. I requested my burger cooked medium... More 

Bowling Green, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was conveniently located in our hotel, the Francis Marion. Nice cozy bar, perfect for drinks before heading out on the town. Breakfast was sporadic. Not sure they are the best grits in town (per local voting)- very good but not great. They were very spicy with lists of sauce and other additions. Eggs Benedict were cooked to perfection. Corned beef... More 

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Kennett, Missouri
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I had the pleasure of eating at the Swamp Fox Restaurant for both breakfast and lunch during our stay in Charleston, SC. Our breakfast buffet was superb! It was the morning of my daughter's birthday. Our server, Annette, was incredible!! She was so kind and caring. She brought my daughter a piece of blueberry cheesecake with a... More 

Thank Katrie_Zoe
Columbia, South Carolina
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was visiting Charleston (SC) Tea Plantation with a California relative and elected to stay in town for dinner. Even though we hadn't made dinner reservations the manager graciously seated us. Our server "Sarah" appeared quickly with menus and our ordered cocktails. Sarah outlined the daily specials, took our orders (5 of them) and left us to our conversations. She re-appeared... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$45
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 387 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6404
    (Corner of King and Calhoun Street)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-724-8888
The Swamp Fox Restaurant and Bar, named for Revolutionary War hero, General Francis Marion, features classic Southern cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Executive Chef Simon Andrews and Executive Sous Chef Phill Gaulin create regional specialties that emphasize farm to table practices using locally grown fruits and vegetables with respect to the traditional beloved flavors and techniques of the Old South.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?