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185 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2126
+1 843-577-7771
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (242 reviews)
“shellfish” (346 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Soups, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
185 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2126
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food is fresh, flavorful, presentation is elegant. Service was great and atmosphere was elegant.

Thank Val M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you want to experience Southern cuisine in a beautiful Charleston setting...don't miss Magnolias!!!! Definitely get the fried chicken with creamed corn, mashed potatoes, tea biscuits with gravy and collards👍🏼👍🏼

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic Sunday brunch with excellent service and great atmosphere. Not to be missed! The breakfast wrap was a work of art. The Low Country Benedict was also delicious.

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed yesterday

I'm a stickler for a restaurant needing to have good food, atmosphere and service to get 5 stars. Magnolia has all three. We were seated promptly, the chairs were comfortable, lighting was good, good sized tables but then the real test is the food and...More

Thank view2mtn
Reviewed 2 days ago

The food and service here was fantastic. They have a menu with many traditional southern dishes and they do not disappoint. I would definitely go back and have dinner here again.

Thank buzzknit
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went here to celebrate my birthday and had a great experience. It has a beautiful and romantic atmosphere with white linens, well dressed staff, and dim lighting. Our waitress was extremely professional, informative, and friendly. We started with the almond fried Brie, which was...More

Thank Alexandra D
Reviewed 3 days ago

When looking for a restaurant wit great food - this is one to put on the list. Great service and great food.

Thank Suzy B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cocktails we're very good. We started with the fried green tomatoes. They were easily the best in the city. My husband got the bouillabaisse and I got the shellfish over grits. Soo good. We were too full for dessert but will be back to indulge!

Thank kcor8825
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Got the fried green tomato appetizer...delicious!! very good customer service...had white table cloths and the prices are reasonable ...have different seating arrangements...i.e. sofas!

Thank donnawalker29
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a celebratory lunch at Magnolias in honor of our anniversary. It was our first time to Charleston, so we wanted to get some of the classics. The fried green tomatoes appetizer was simply amazing. Even my husband who does not like tomatoes loved...More

Thank Lydia B
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22 August 2017|
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Response from Daniel B | Reviewed this property |
Beer, I guess wine too
Peggy S
5 August 2017|
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Response from kcscb | Reviewed this property |
Do not know. Suggest contacting Magnolia's directly.
5 June 2017|
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Response from johnathanw919 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant has free parking in the lot next door. Just show your receipt the guard on the way out, that's it!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$35
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2126
    (located between Cumberland & Queen Streets)
  • Public Transportation: Charleston CARTA to and from Visitors Center can be picked up 1/2 block from the restaurant on the quarter hour. There are also local cab companies and Charleston's famous Rickshaws that will transport guests to their hotels.
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-7771
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