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Drawing Room

19 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC 29401-2129
+1 843-414-2334
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
19 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC 29401-2129
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1. Outstanding Cuisine
"Wonderful food, lovely atmosphere, interesting art on display."
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2. Art Abounds
" I cant say enough about this dining experience."
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3. Stellar Dining Experience
"Wonderful food, lovely atmosphere, interesting art on display."
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at the Venue and had drinks a couple of times and one early evening snack here. The room is so lovely - very old Charleston with a swanky, arty vibe. The drinks were amazing, especially the Gin Fizz. We had an asparagus...More

Thank Lisa H
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

We had some world traveled guests in Charleston this week looking for a "culinary experience." I have heard great things about The Drawing Room so with fingers crossed, we made reservations. We entered this beautiful restaurant serenaded by an unbelievably talented guitarist, Nikolai Svishev who...More

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LanaAuerbach, Manager at Drawing Room, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Dear siteseer58, Wow! Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review. We are always so happy to hear when we exceed our guests expectations. Chef has created such an exciting menu and the Pirlou is definitely one of our favorites as...More

Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

We called and reserved spot on January 25 at 5 pm. About 3 days before our reservation we were walking by the restaurant and noticed major renovations inside. We walked into what used to be the dining room and found it had been converted into...More

Thank drchrds
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We had another stellar experience at the Drawing Room. Their flavor profiles never disappoint and the presentation was on-point. Beautiful ambiance and professional waitstaff makes the whole culinary experience a pleasure.

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

We booked this restaurant for Thanksgiving dinner so this may not be characteristic of their normal offering. One main was very good, the other (grits) was dried out and not flavorful. Throughout the meal, the bar (which is inside the dining area) became louder and...More

Thank EconRealist
Reviewed 25 December 2017

The chef did an outstanding job. I visited Christmas Day where there was a four course, fixed-Prix menu. The food was excellent, perfect prime rib, and wonderful chocolate dessert . Service was mediocre- think it's because I was a solo diner- but it was 5pm,...More

Thank tizzc2016
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, ambience and service. I had the LOCAL FISH CEVICHE, LOWCOUNTRY PIRLOU and shrimp | lobster | crab | grouper | carolina gold rice | aioli nero and RED VELVET ELVIS. They are so delicious, better than the carriage tour experience. Two complimentary small...More

Thank lavinia123
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We had a great dinner at the Drawing Room while we were staying at the Vendue on a cold evening. We had the Seafood Ceviche which was well designed, great tasting but not spectacular. My wife had the Lowcountry Pirlou and I had the Tenderloin...More

Thank Offpeak
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This hotel dining room has excellent food and service. It’s very romantic, more like fine dining than the usual hotel fare. Had anextraordinary beef tenderloin

Thank H46OKjeang
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We just had appetizers as we had eaten dinner on the rooftop without realizing how special the Drawing Room is. Ceviche was incredible with a very light touch to fresh grouper and paper thin vegetable. Nothing like the chopped up marinated versions. The selections of...More

Thank Kathy C
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19 September 2015|
Response from Pietro G | Property representative |
ltravelfood, thank you for your interest and sorry we couldn't answer your phone call. We do allow BYOB. Corkage Fee is $25.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$32
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:59 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC 29401-2129
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-414-2334
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One of Charleston's newest and most highly-acclaimed downtown restaurants. Drawing Room restaurant and bar is located in a thoughtfully restored 1780s Charleston warehouse building and melds effortlessly into the sophisticated, yet chic surroundings. The perfect spot for dinner in historic Charleston or cocktails and shared plates before a night on the town. Locally sourced seafood and produce are the mainstay of the innovative menu that is designed to showcase Chef Forrest Parker's artistic style. Complimentary valet parking.
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