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Bertha's Kitchen

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2332 Meeting Street Rd, Charleston, SC 29405-6114
+1 843-554-6519
11:00 - 19:00
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Charleston, South Carolina
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733 reviews
415 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bertha's is one of Charleston's long standing soul food downhome cooking venues. Bertha's is run by the namesake's daughters. A little tricky to find on upper Meeting street in North Charleston but your GPS will have no trouble. Parking is ample. You place your order and pickup at the counter. The fried chicken is excellent and the sides only fair.... More 

Thank Howard P
Charleston, South Carolina
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is great, real authentic southern cooking. Don't let anyone tell you differently, this place has the best fried chicken and best fried pork chops in Charleston. This family knows how to cook and they have survived because they take pride in the preparation of the food. I promise that upon your visit, you will not be disappointed.... More 

Thank SouthCaro
Charleston, South Carolina
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

My wife and I went there for lunch. You can eat there or take out. You order at the counter and you have a choice fried chicken or fish. You do not want to pass up the fried chicken! It is the best fried chicken ever. You have a choice of vegetables to go with it. I would recommend the... More 

Thank Michael W
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1,670 reviews
1,038 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

This food da bomb. They pork chops and they limas will make you cream you jeans. Avoid the cornbread. It comes from a box.

Thank Alzor S
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I probably would not have stopped here without my son and his recommendation . This is definitely a place you don't want to "judge the book by the cover." Not much on visual appeal, but the food was delicious. Entrees are fried, fried, and fried, but once in awhile enjoy. The sides were great. Be prepared for a wait.

Thank traveling2gether2016
Savannah, Georgia
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Authentic in food & clientele, Berthas delivers. Lunchtime locals line up to select the day's soulful buffet. One has to appreciate "pot liquor" when eating the Lima beans with neck bones, as well as the Field peas. Fried chicken 🍗 tasted great. Don't forget some homemade Mac & cheese. Cornbread accompanies. Interior was chilly on a chilly March day. It's... More 

Thank WhileImOut
1 review
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

The best food in the low country all around. The chicken stew on Friday is my favorite with the corner of the corn bread, a must have. And they treat you like you're family. Don't like to cook or don't want to cook let Bertha's do it for you. I'm sure you'll come back again and again, they're something to... More 

Thank jobpay0125
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This restaurant has been a gem in the Charleston community for a long time. Everything on the menu is flavorful and filled with southern charm.With never a short line, locals stop by to get a taste of a "real" Charleston cuisine. Personal favorite for years.

1 Thank PrettyOne26
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

I've visited the Charleston area several times this year. This is my first chance to really eat local. North Charleston cooking differs from Charleston. This place was great. Clean and friendly, I recommend it to everyone who wants a taste if true southern soul food. Daily menu specials change the meat dishes. Oxtail is served on Wednesday. Some veggies might... More 

1 Thank Jerry8Trick
Santa Cruz, CA
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91 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We got there at 4:00 PM which was too early for dinner so we elected for take out back to the condo. We thought they had gumbo but did not. The lady at the counter was very patient with us and told us what each entree was as it's cafeteria style. The fried chicken was great. They had red rice... More 

1 Thank demozeleski

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television
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Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2332 Meeting Street Rd, Charleston, SC 29405-6114
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-554-6519

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