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Middleton Place Restaurant

4300 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414-7200
+1 843-266-7477
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“catfish stew” (11 reviews)
“peanut soup” (7 reviews)
“salad” (61 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4300 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414-7200
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1 - 10 of 674 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came on a cold, rainy and quiet Thursday for lunch. There was only one other couple in the restaurant and when they left, my husband and I had the whole place to ourselves until a group of 3 came much later. Friendly and attentive staff...More

Thank SherilynAD
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a recent weekend visit to Charleston, my family (4 adults) stopped by Middleton Place for the tour of the grounds, and afterwards came back to the restaurant for a late lunch. We had to wait about 20 minutes because of the crowd, but found...More

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While on a business trip, I decided to try Middleton. My server Ryan was wonderful, friendly, and attentive without being smothering. The She crab soup was THE BEST I have ever tasted (and I'm from Baltimore, MD where crab is "king"). The shrimp and grits...More

Thank Kim R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view is worth it for lunch and the food is good not great. Dinner too salty and not authentic Southern as I remember it from living in Charleston

Thank sandraJ571AS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attended the annual Thanksgiving buffet yesterday. Unlike times past that we attended, this year was horrid. For $70 each you would think the food would be outstanding, at least I would. The dressing was stone cold, as were the collards, mixed vegetables, and the meats....More

Thank Terry H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Inn at Middleton Place for our anniversary, and as part of our package we were treated to an excellent dinner at the Middleton restaurant. Everything we ate was delicious, and you can tell the chef took time to...More

Thank lcwilliams519
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As guests at the Inn at Middleton, we met another couple at the evening reception who mentioned they had reservations at the Middleton Place Restaurant. They asked if we'd like to join them and so we did. Good choice!! We arrived to a softly lit...More

Thank Wendy N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You don't have a lot of choice if you want to spend the day here, but this restaurant is worth the visit. We were greeted with genuine smiles and charm, and even though it was busy we never felt rushed. All the employees here were...More

Thank noncorteccia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely candlelit dinner offered above average food. Good service. We were not disappointed - in fact went back for lunch the next day when we really enjoyed our quail!

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is the whole package. Take a walk on the beautiful grounds and enjoy nature and history. Then stop by the restaurant for wonderful atmosphere and amazing food! The hostess, Cassidy was very kind and informative about all of our questions. Our server Maggie...More

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Questions & Answers
20 February 2017|
Response from Don B | Property representative |
The Restaurant has not yet established a firm timetable for beginning the traditional lunch buffet this spring.As of this writing, it's anticipated that the buffet will be offered in the first or second week of March. Since... More
28 March 2016|
Response from Don B | Property representative |
Hello, and thank you for your interest in the Middleton Place Restaurant! The restaurant is open for lunch 11am-3pm daily, and it does require a general admission ticket to the historic site. If you'd like to come to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4300 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414-7200
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-266-7477
Middleton Place Restaurant strives to integrate the freshest local ingredients in a blended style of traditional Southern cuisine with a contemporary edge. A lead supporter of South Carolina farmers, about fifty percent of the Restaurant's dinner menu is either from the plantation garden or locally sourced seafood and poultry. Nestled among centuries old live oak trees, Middleton Place Restaurant offers an unrivaled combination of historic and present day delights. General Admission to Middleton Place required for Lunch service only.
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