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412 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
+1 843-735-5800
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Established in December of 2007, Virginia’s on King is the third...
Established in December of 2007, Virginia’s on King is the third restaurant concept of the Holy City Hospitality group. A collection of family recipes and Southern cooking traditions, this Lowcountry dining spot specializes in upscale Southern cuisine prepared with the freshest, local ingredients. The classic Charleston influenced interior and the aromas of home cooking inspire all of the comforts of a traditional Southern kitchen. At the heart of Virginia’s you will find gracious hospitality along with all of the flavors of the Lowcountry.The Upstairs at Virginia’s dining room is completely separated from the downstairs dining room. Purposely designed to host small receptions, corporate events, rehearsal dinners and ideal for bridal luncheons! Classic Charleston influenced interior and the aromas of home cooking inspire all of the comforts of a traditional Southern kitchen, the perfect setting for hosting any event. At the heart of Virginia’s you will find gracious hospitality along with all of the flavors of the Lowcountry.
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice place to eat

We ate lunch here and it was pretty good. We had po boy's and our daughter had the crab cake sandwich. All of it was very good. Good selection of local tap beers.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

We ate lunch here and it was pretty good. We had po boy's and our daughter had the crab cake sandwich. All of it was very good. Good selection of local tap beers.

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Australia
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63 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

We tried the she-crab soup and southern fried chicken platter. We decided to share the platter and the kitchen surprised us by diving the meal and presenting on two plates for us which was nice as we expected to awkwardly divide it up ourselves. Reasonably priced too. Give it a try!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Excellent appetizers and entrees. Terrible service. Drinks not refilled, not checked on for satisfaction.

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WhittneyP, Manager at Virginia's on King, responded to this review

Hi hcromeroz, Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at Virginia's on King and we look forward to hosting you again soon. We have also taken the constructive feedback into account and discussed internally. We appreciate your review. Best, Whittney P. holycityhospitality.com More 

Huntsville, Alabama
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9 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Recommended highly by local cab driver, hotel desk clerk, and online reviews. Service was good, varied menu, and good location. Local menu items we ordered were bland and lacked seasoning to our taste. Not crowded with no wait on a Wed. night.

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WhittneyP, Manager at Virginia's on King, responded to this review

Hi GlennB35805, Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at Virginia's on King and we look forward to hosting you again soon. We have also taken the constructive feedback into account and discussed internally. We appreciate your review. Best, Whittney P. holycityhospitality.com More 

Texas
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251 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Ate dinner here on the recommendation of the guys running the water taxi (also a great deal). Really wanted to try the fried chicken, but went with their strong suggestion of the Herb Roasted Chicken that comes with macaroni and cheese (home-cooked of course) and "Hoppin' John" (a mix of black eyed peas and rice). I never knew non-fried chicken... More 

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WhittneyP, Manager at Virginia's on King, responded to this review

Hi toomuchtravel, Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at Virginia's on King and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, Whittney P. holycityhospitality.com More 

Meriden, Connecticut
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152 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

My daughter and I had lunch while in town. We were greeted by a lovely hostess, and seated promptly. We ordered sweet tea, and checked out the menu. There is not a large selection to choose from. I had a buffalo chicken Po Boy, and my daughter had baked macaroni and cheese. Both were very good, the chicken was a... More 

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Hi jlkkshic, Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at Virginia's on King and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, Whittney P. holycityhospitality.com More 

Norfolk, Virginia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We were fortunate enough to enjoy a "light" lunch on a food excursion on upper King Street. We had fried green tomatoes (fabulous). Shrimp and grits (perfect). And meatballs! The biscuits were the perfect touch! The quality could not be replicated! Everything hot and delicious!

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WhittneyP, Manager at Virginia's on King, responded to this review

Hi Judi A, Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at Virginia's on King and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, Whittney P. holycityhospitality.com More 

Rock Hill
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118 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

After a long day in and around Charleston we were all hungry. Our party of eight, four adults and four children, were promptly seated and served very well by our server. We had a very enjoyable evening with plenty of good food - the She Crab bisque is excellent - and drinks.

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Hi arnowh, Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at Virginia's on King and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, Whittney P. holycityhospitality.com More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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149 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Our dinners for the evening included black sea scallops, a cup of "she crab" soup and a fried chicken dinner. Our food was very good. The soup was a bisque style and was excellent. The scallops were perfectly prepared and a generous portion. The chicken was crispy, but not greasy, and had excellent taste. Service was average and the staff... More 

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WhittneyP, Manager at Virginia's on King, responded to this review

Hi G B, Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at Virginia's on King and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, Whittney P. holycityhospitality.com More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

After an exhausting whirlwind trip, we had decided to dine in at the hotel on our last night. Virginia's was just around the corner, so I called in an order. From the phone call until I exited from pickup, the entire staff was sweet, friendly, and efficient. I had the shrimp and grits. Best I had the entire trip. I... More 

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WhittneyP, Manager at Virginia's on King, responded to this review

Hi Shawn L, Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at Virginia's on King and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, Whittney P. holycityhospitality.com More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 412 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-735-5800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Doing business

Description

Established in December of 2007, Virginia’s on King is the third restaurant concept of the Holy City Hospitality group. A collection of family recipes and Southern cooking traditions, this Lowcountry dining spot specializes in upscale Southern cuisine prepared with the freshest, local ingredients. The classic Charleston influenced interior and the aromas of home cooking inspire all of the comforts of a traditional Southern kitchen. At the heart of Virginia’s you will find gracious hospitality along with all of the flavors of the Lowcountry.The Upstairs at Virginia’s dining room is completely separated from the downstairs dining room. Purposely designed to host small receptions, corporate events, rehearsal dinners and ideal for bridal luncheons! Classic Charleston influenced interior and the aromas of home cooking inspire all of the comforts of a traditional Southern kitchen, the perfect setting for hosting any event. At the heart of Virginia’s you will find gracious hospitality along with all of the flavors of the Lowcountry.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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