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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: Dessert, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, 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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful breakfast, great location

Enjoyed a lovely breakfast here with family. So easy with reservations as the restaurant became busy quickly on a Saturday AM. I enjoyed the country fried steak, eggs and grits and family members had the shrimp and grits; pancakes; shrimp Benedict; and crab and asparagus omelet....and everyone... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
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San Diego, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We chose Virginia's based on Trip Advisor reviews and our B&B's recommendations - and we ran into a couple in Savannah who thought it was great. It wasn't bad, it just didn't knock our socks off as other Charleston restaurants did. We started with a fried chicken liver with bacon appetizer, which was terrific. I had shrimp and grits, which... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The charm, service and food at this restaurant was exceptional. If they want to seat you upstairs wait for a table downstairs - more atmosphere. I would definitely eat there again if I return to Charleston.

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Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed a lovely breakfast here with family. So easy with reservations as the restaurant became busy quickly on a Saturday AM. I enjoyed the country fried steak, eggs and grits and family members had the shrimp and grits; pancakes; shrimp Benedict; and crab and asparagus omelet....and everyone seemed pleased. Service very friendly and attentive. Great location next to Francis Marion... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We loved the fried chicken! Crunchy on the outside, moist and delicious on the inside. It came with three pieces, plenty to share and mashed potatoes. We sat at the bar and had friendly, attentive service. It was perfect for us after church.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

I know we are in a coastal town and all but the crab cakes here were great and larger than Ive seen anywhere else! and on a hot summers day in charleston it was a great place to cool off and have a good meal (oh and they have sweet potato fries one of my favorites!) construction near by wasnt... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

The food was above average but our waiter was incredibly curt and appeared completely uninterested in being at work.

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

While in Charleston for our 39th anniversary, we wanted a meal with a good variety on their menu, so we chose Virginia's on King. The atmosphere was relaxed and the service was exceptional. We had made 6:00 PM reservations and arriving 10 minutes early was no problem. The server was excellent and very attentive to our needs. While there I... More 

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Staten Island, New York, USA
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79 reviews 79 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Good, fresh food, tasty, well prepared, nice friendly staff, good cornbread basket for the table, the plate comes with a veggie, got to love that, anytime you get some type of vegetable, that to me, means the cook a &/or chef care about what they are doing and takes the business seriously.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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54 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We loved this place. We got THE best deal for $10. Thursday night is burgers and a beer for $10. Or, if you don't drink beer (as I don't) sweet tea or a soft drink. The food was excellent, service was great too. We loved eating here! The entire menu looked delicious but we really wanted a burger after a... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Stopped by for breakfast before heading out to tour the tea plantation. The food was excellent. I especially enjoyed the salmon BLT. Portions were large and food was excellent!

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Additional Information about Virginia's on King

Address: 412 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
Phone Number: +1 843-735-5800
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
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
Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
Cuisine: American

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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: Doing business, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine

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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