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The Glass Onion

1219 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-7826 (Parkwood / Farmfield)
843-225-1717
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Ranked #73 of 738 restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Organic, Family Fare, Sandwiches
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
Neighborhood: Parkwood / Farmfield
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English first
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We chose this place based on food network, DDD. Guy ate there. We needed no encouraging once we walked in and started chatting and asking questions about the menu. We had steak with bernaise sauce and French fries. Oh my. Don't miss it.

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

The food was so so. The butter beans had little flavor and most of the food was very plain. My wife had the grilled pimento cheese sandwich and it was good and a kick to it. The mashed potatoes were home made, but again lacked flavor. I have never had corn bread like this. It was more like a cake... More

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SF Bay Area, CA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Sometimes food that tastes good initially doesn't set so well later. Not here. Not only is the food delicious, but the energy of the ingredients (they source locally) and the heart of the cook and staff shine through. This place is a gem. We 3 ordered the watermelon, cucumber and feta salad, fresh from the garden salad (pickled green beans... More

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Port Royal, South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Finally visited the Glass Onion! Had an awesome watermelon, cucumber, feta, and basil salad. Wasn't sure what to expect. It was perfect! My husband's roast beef Po boy was filling and tasty too. The potato sale was creamy yet chunky and oh so tasty. Great place. We'll be back!

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Ardmore, Oklahoma
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We have tried other highly rated restaurants that have not delivered. You will not see this at The Glass Onion. Good food and easy going atmosphere.

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Charleston, SC
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The Glass Onion consistently puts out great food. From the overstuffed pimento cheese sandwich to the handmade pastas and fish dishes, this place is one of our favorites. One of the first representatives in the area of the farm-to-table movement. The Glass Onion sources its ingredients from nearby farmers and regional producers. The place is often packed and if you... More

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Largo, FL
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

After a lovely day at Middleton Place, the clerk in the garden department shop recommended "The Glass Onion". The fried trout, with over easy eggs and sweet potato hash was AMAZING! My husband enjoyed his pork chop and eggs...eclectic and a happening place. Only wish we split a brunch, so dessert could have been an option...several options looked divine! :... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The food here is fresh and amazing. I ordered the fried pig ear po-boy with duck liver dirty rice. I don't know how they cooked the rice, but I am pretty sure I was in foodie heaven. It was savory and had no liver tatse, but the flavor was popping. The po boy was very tasty as well. The bread... More

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Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Heard so much about this place, so had high expectations. Missed by a mile. Had the fried quail, which was too salty. Succotash tasted like something out of a can. Husband got a chicken pasta dish. Noodles were gigantic... Like lasagna noodles, and there might have been a tablespoon of chicken in this so-called chicken pasta.

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Graysville
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94 reviews 94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

For lunch, a good variety of sandwiches and desserts. Really good gumbo and a nice dense cornbread that is served with honey. A little outside of the main part of Charleston but it is easy to find and plenty of parking,

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