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The Glass Onion

1219 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-7826 (Parkwood / Farmfield)
843-225-1717
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Ranked #92 of 758 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Organic, Family Fare, Sandwiches
Neighborhood: Parkwood / Farmfield
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
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Charleston, South Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

The hardest part about eating at Glass Onion is the tiny parking lot. And if you aren't familiar with it, the sign can be really hard to see. But the food is really great. Everything is fresh and local and the recipes are not just the standards you find at every restaurant. Good wine list. They have the best mashed... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Ate lunch and dinner here in December 2014. Top 10 on my "best Southern cooking" list. Very reasonable prices. Busy at lunch. Busy out the door for dinner on "Tuesday-is-fried-chicken night." Not so busy other nights. Very fresh ingredients, well prepared. A wide menu selection, including vegan options. Save room for the delicious desserts. If you like Southern-style cooking without... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We went to this restaurant tonight 12/06/14, and had the best food in Charleston since we moved here a year ago.The food is all local farm to table type place, and the seafood and fish we fresh, not frozen. Everything was great, I even found collard greens that I liked, (never liked collard greens before). I had the flounder and... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Took friends from Missouri, we each had something different; chicken livers, grits, shrimp and roast Po Boy, lamb pasta and the bread pudding was to die for! Great service, fun place!

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Stopped for lunch here today and was not disappointed. Menu is a southern style menu with a Cajun flair. The gumbo I can recommend having just eaten a bowl. I ordered cornbread as a side and received a chunk about the size of a slice of cake. You might find Po Boys or liver on the menu. Or, you might... More 

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Ravenel, South Carolina
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207 reviews 207 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I have eaten lunch here on many occasions and have to say Lunch is much better than dinner. They do "farm to table" and for dinner it's very limited to choices. We were invited here by friends to celebrate her birthday. I had the SC flounder which the fish was excellent but not a very big portion compared to my... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We ate here at the recommendation of a friend. Not disappointed!!! The food was over the top yummy & the portions were huge. We ate the buttermilk fried quail with dirty rice, deviled eggs, fried pork chops, & grits. The quail and pork chops were so tender and moist they were out of this world!! The portions are huge, so... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Wife is a fan of Triple D and this was on the list. Was very disappointed as there was nothing unique about this dinner. Staff didn't seem to be really concerned about their customers.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We've been coming here for years. But for the last two visits we feel the food is not as good and the prices are up. Ordered pork belly with rice. The rice was good. The pork belly was 90% fat. Showed manager and he said pork fat is just a large piece of bacon and fat is normal. I pointed... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We'd heard about this restaurant from friends who've eaten there when in Charleston. Their recommendation was right on the money. The service is super friendly. The beer is cold and the Po' Boy sandwiches were mouth-watering. The outsider art collection was a really pleasant surprise, too.

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Additional Information about The Glass Onion

Address: 1219 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-7826
Phone Number: 843-225-1717
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Parkwood / Farmfield
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Organic, Family Fare, Sandwiches

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