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Mercato - CLOSED

102 N Market St, City Market, Charleston, SC 29401-3118
+1 843-722-6393
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
8 Feb 2015
“A gem of Charleston”
17 Dec 2014
“Viva la France”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Pizza, Seafood
$$ - $$$
102 N Market St, City Market, Charleston, SC 29401-3118
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1 - 10 of 572 reviews

Reviewed February 8, 2015

We just happened on this place New Year's day and enjoyed it. They had a super nice selection of Champagnes and they were very friendly. The decor is great with a comfortable slightly-trendy look. Food was awesome!

Date of visit: July 2014
Thank PartsUnknown4Evr
Reviewed December 17, 2014

This is NOT Mercato! They have changed their name and venue. It is now a French restaurant. We have been there 3 times and plan on returning. We are local and enjoy this place.

Date of visit: October 2014
Thank TravelnDr
Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great taco place for lunch. Order at least two or you will be sorry. Great drinks and Chips and salsa

Date of visit: November 2014
Thank Hemicuda426
Reviewed July 24, 2014

We booked the restaurant the evening we arrived in Charleston. There were ten in our family group...teens to grandparents. The menu was diverse and interesting with a southern flare. Food, service and ambiance was great. All members of the family enjoyed the evening and we...More

Date of visit: July 2014
1  Thank JackM837
Reviewed May 22, 2014

Mercato has officially closed and has been transformed into the french cafe, Brasserie Gigi. Check it out! Has a very cool bar with appetizers and cocktails, excellent wine list, great food, excellent service! A nice addition to Market Street!

Date of visit: June 2013
2  Thank CommanderDemanda
Reviewed April 3, 2014

I just discovered via Charleston's newspaper "Post & Courier" that Mercato had closed it doors in January 2014. However, they just reviewed the new French bistro that opened in it's place called Brasserie Gigi. It opened on April 1, 2014 to very good reviews, and...More

Date of visit: September 2013
1  Thank Karen R
Reviewed March 24, 2014

Highly recommended by a coworker and was disappointed it had closed but when I tried the website it come up with a completely different restaurant.

Date of visit: March 2014
1  Thank Ghmagnus
Reviewed March 24, 2014

We had great service and a fun dinner at Mercato. I wasn't sure about having Italian food in Charleston, but the food was really well prepared. They also had a superb wine list. We split some appetizers, including a pizza and some calamari and then...More

Date of visit: December 2013
Thank Lauren E
Reviewed January 28, 2014

We had reservations during Restaurant Week, and the restaurant closed indefinately, January 5th 2014?

Date of visit: January 2014
3  Thank Rick C
Reviewed January 18, 2014

Stopped in on a busy Sunday night and were pleasantly surprised to get a nice table for two. Overall service was prompt, courteous and efficient. The atmosphere with music and lighting made for easy dinner conversation. Food was good but pricey. The only negative observation...More

Date of visit: December 2013
Thank PeterW71
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 N Market St, City Market, Charleston, SC 29401-3118
  • Public Transportation: Charleston City Marina Transit, the Downtown Trolley, and the Charleston Harbor Resort Trolley all drop off in front of restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-722-6393
  • E-mail
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