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Peninsula Grill

112 North Market Street, Charleston, SC 29401-3157 (Downtown)
+1 843-723-0700
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Ranked #4 of 758 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $50
Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 11:00 am
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Meeting Street
Description: Located in the very heart of Charleston's famed Historic District, this AAA Four-Diamond restaurant has been recognized by Departures, Conde Nast Traveler, Food & Wine, The New York Times, Southern Living, Travel + Leisure, Wine Spectator, and others for serving the finest and freshest ingredients sourced locally and globally. With velvet-lined walls in shimmering oyster tones, woven seagrass, and indigenous cypress, the Peninsula Grill Dining Room ambiance is supper club sumptuousness. The Peninsula Grill Champagne Bar is an intimate jewel box space that offers several outstanding champagnes by the glass and a delicious bar menu. The lush Peninsula Grill Courtyard is one of the Charleston's true hidden gems and the most romantic al fresco dining setting in the city. Peninsula Grill also offers private dining. Peninsula Grill is a proud member of Relais & Chateaux, an exclusive collection of restaurants and hotels in romantic destinations around the world. Business casual attire.
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 NEW

Excellent service, nice ambiance and creative cuisine. we tried the 3 way lobster and sample of 3 soups for appetizer. Both were great and original. Trout topped with crab was heavy but very good. Coconut cake is good but for me was like a nice birthday cake. I didn't try the panna cotta pudding, so I would try this one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

My wife, myself and our two teenage children had dinner here based on a friends recommendation. The food is sensational and eclectic. The service was superb. If I had to find anything that I could say was negative, it would be that it's a small dining room and noisy. But the food and service is so good, you find it's... More 

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Tallahassee, FL
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

Probably the best place to dine in luxury in Charleston. Coat & tie, beautiful, very upscale atmosphere. Quite expensive but food & service are wonderful. Easy to spend $200 per couple for dinner. You will need reservations. Don't miss the coconut layer cake.

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Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Let me begin by saying I am a retired executive chef with better than 25 years in kitchens ranging from resort hotels to top-tier private clubs. We are local to Charleston and have dined frequently in many of its fine restaurants, including the very highly-rated latest entries to the Low Country food scene. I consider Charleston to be one of... More 

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Planters_Inn, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed and qualified review. Peninsula Grill has always based it's cuisine on the bounty of South Carolina's waters and fields. We source the best ingredients locally and rely on brining the highest quality ingredients from around the globe. We allow the ingredients to be the focus of our cuisine. Thank you for all of your compliments... More 

Cheyenne, Wyoming
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

We went for the coconut cake (yes, that one). But the rest of our meals were just as good as the cake. Clever presentation for banana pudding, too! Worth the splurge, and fun to be attentively served by their staff. Looking forward to our next visit.

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Planters_Inn, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this review

Peninsula Grill's Ultimate Coconut Cake is best enjoyed as a finale to an evening dining through Chef Graham Dailey's culinary menu. The Ultimate Coconut Cake has been a great introduction for many to experience the cuisine, service and hospitality of Peninsula Grill. Thank you for sharing your experience. We look forward to serving you again, Cheers, Ryan Groeschel General Manager... More 

Southeastern, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

I dined at the Peninsula Grill with my wife for our 25th anniversary. I was not sure what to expect but I figured I'd splurge after all it was a special occasion. So lets get this out of the way, yes it is expensive. But so what this was a special occasion and I felt like I was treated very... More 

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Planters_Inn, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for celebrating your anniversary at Peninsula Grill. We are honored to be chosen for such a wonderful occation. Our combination of cuisine, service and hospitality has earned Peninsula Grill the honor of being known as the place to dine in Charleston. Congratulations. We look forward to celebrating with you in the future. Best, Ryan Groeschel General Manager /... More 

Calabash, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

A first rate restaurant. The food was delicious from the Amuse Bouche to the fabulous signature dessert, the 12 layer coconut cake. My wife as the scallops which were incredibly large scallops that simply melted in your mouth. They were served over a bed of charred Bibb lettuce and lobster. A definite "return to" when we are back in Charleston.

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Planters_Inn, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit to Peninsula Grill. As with every great restaurant, Peninsula Grill's cornerstone is oue cuisine. Under the direction of chaf Graham Dailey, our focus is on the best, most fresh, and quality ingredients. Our menu focuses on proper preperatation and an honest representation of the ingredients. This cuisine combined with our professional and passionate service deliver... More 

Charleston
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

Went to the Peninsula Grill for our anniversary. The experience was first class without being pretentious as some restaurants try to be. Real quality service and food. A little noisy but not overwhelming . A great place for that special occasion

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Planters_Inn, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this review

Peninsula Grill has been the favorite destination of Charlestonians and visitors to our fair city when there is a cause to celebrate or just an amazing night out. We aqppreciate that you chose to spend your anniversary with us. Our unique combination of cuisine, service and hospitality is sure to make a specail evening out no matter the reason. We... More 

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

While in Charleston for a mini-vacation we dined at Peninsula Grill. Upon the recommendation of our waiter, Derrick, I had the evening appetizer special -Scallops with a roasted onion purée. It was heavenly. My wife and I had a lovely meal and Derrick was an outstanding waiter. He was attentive without being pushy. While the food was delicious and worthy... More 

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Planters_Inn, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this review

It is the combination of cuisine and service that has kept Peninsula Grill the place to dine in Charleston for the last 17 years. A truly knowledgeable, passionate and caring server can make the difference between an exemplary night and a good night. Your experience with Derrick is a great example of the service that is expected during a visit... More 

Johnson City, Tennessee
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My wife and I dined at several great restaurants while on our short visit to Charleston. This was definitely the nicest place we tried. The entrance to the restaurant is located off the street and down a little pathway that adds a nice touch. The service was wonderful and the food was great. I would recommend the duck. This would... More 

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Planters_Inn, General Manager at Peninsula Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit to Peninsula Grill. In reading and enjoying some of your other reviews i have concluded that you and your wife are a fans of Charleston and have spent a great deal of time exploring and dining througout our wonderful city. We are thrilled that we have added to your experiences here and look forward to... More 

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Additional Information about Peninsula Grill

Address: 112 North Market Street, Charleston, SC 29401-3157
Phone Number: +1 843-723-0700
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 11:00 am  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 am  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 am  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 am  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 am  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 am  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 am  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 50
Cuisine: American

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