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82 Queen Restaurant

82 Queen St, Charleston, SC 29401-2220
+1 843-723-7591
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (152 reviews)
“jambalaya” (202 reviews)
“crab cakes” (225 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
82 Queen St, Charleston, SC 29401-2220
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1 - 10 of 2,382 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I dined here on our first visit to Charleston. We requested a table outside and our request was cheerfully filled. Both of us went with classic dishes, Shrimp & Grits and Jambalaya. Both were delicious. The Cream of Crab soup was tasty...More

Thank Margo G
Reviewed yesterday

My girlfriends and I stumbled upon this restaurant while visiting a boutique next door (Noddy) as we were looking for a place for lunch. We were not disappointed and were able to sit on the patio outside in a beautiful atmosphere with a great wait...More

Thank LittleLulu1969
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is one nice restaurant....great staff and the menu selections are varied and very well presented and of quality and great taste!

Thank Timmie2015
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

It's lovely to hear that our commitment to service and food quality doesn't go unnoticed. Thank you for taking the time to write this review and share your experience with us!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Located in the historical section of Charleston, this is a charming restaurant featuring a menu with a Southern slant. The BBQ Shrimp and Grits was perfectly prepared. The She Crab soup is a DO NOT MISS item. Hearty and thick. A real treat. A fairly...More

Thank Gumgrove
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

This is wonderful to read! Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know that your entire group enjoyed their experience. We pride ourselves on our Charleston hospitality and Lowcountry cuisine, and it's always wonderful to hear that we've done the job...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Reviews looked great but we were put in a room upstairs with zero atmosphere, right next to the bathrooms. There was nowhere else to sit so we decided not to stay and eat.

Thank SALLY C
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share this review with us. Our general manager will be reaching out to you shortly to learn more about your experience. We value all feedback here at 82 Queen and appreciate you sharing your thoughts.

Reviewed 5 days ago

We had dinner at 82 Queen last Friday night. We did not have a reservation, but they were able to accommodate us in an upstairs dining room overlooking the courtyard. The setting, service and food made for a special meal. Their she-crab soup was one...More

Thank johnsokl223
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us! We pride ourselves on our food and our great service, and it's always wonderful to hear from guests who leave satisfied. We will definitely let Jack know that you mentioned him! Thank...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We made reservations the day before for a Friday night dinner for two. Both of our meals were excellent. BBQ shrimp and grits (with bacon, cheese, & scallions), and a grilled rib-eye steak with tasty truffled parmesan mashed potatoes, asparagus and cremini mushrooms. They also...More

Thank Deckelcj
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us! Here at 82 Queen we strive to provide signature Lowcountry dishes along with superb service. We hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went in a busy Friday night around 8:00 and sat right down at the bar. Decided to stay there for dinner and had a really great mean start to finish. Had an excellent steak and couple nice glasses of wine. Highly recommended to us...More

Thank EIU1980
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us here at 82 Queen! We love to hear of locals recommending us to their friends and are so glad we could meet your expectations! Thank you for taking the time to share your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tiffany was amazing! All her recommendations were spot on. Food was fabulous! What a winning combination!

Thank ksladick
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are always thrilled to hear from our guests, and we will share your kind words with Tiffany!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to dinner on a Sunday night at 8:00 with my wife. Atmosphere was wonderful - a cozy old Charleston home with several nooks that held small numbers of tables in each. Food was mostly southern theme as you'd expect, and all very delicious. Service...More

Thank Michael O
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We always enjoy hearing from our customers and we hope to see you again soon!

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Brenda K
23 September 2016|
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Response from happyindc57 | Reviewed this property |
Casual. I made a same day reservation on a Thursday evening for dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Queen St, Charleston, SC 29401-2220
    (King & Meeting)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-723-7591
  • E-mail
Description
Celebrating Lowcountry cuisine for 32 years. 82 Queen continues to reinvent the traditional South using fresh, local ingredients and modern takes on the classics. The seasonal menus feature authentic Lowcountry cuisine from award-winning she-crab soup to Lowcountry jambalaya and shrimp and grits, all served with gracious hospitality. Enjoy lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch in 19th-century dining rooms or in the brick courtyard underneath a breathtaking Southern magnolia tree. Southern Living and Wine Spectator awards confirm the restaurant as one of the finest dining establishments in the heart of downtown Charleston. Long live the Queen.
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