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Fish

442 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6230
+1 843-722-3474
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Ranked #79 of 742 restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $10 - $45
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Between John & Ann Streets
Description: A warm contemporary and inviting space, Fish resides in a beautifully renovated, 1837 Charleston home in the heart of the Upper King Design District. South Carolina's singular French Master Chef Nico Romo reimagines classic French cuisine with delicate Asian touches and unrivaled presentation at Fish Restaurant. Our always-changing menu showcases the finest local and sustainable ingredients, resulting in fresh and flavorful dishes that engage and inspire. Featuring fresh-off-the-boat seafood and locally harvested produce, Fish's vibrant fare spans farm-raised meats, innovative dim sum, artisan cocktails and boutique wines. Small and large plates feature light fare, family-style bites and hearty entrees, alongside vegan and gluten-free selections. Enjoy handcrafted cocktails at the lively bar - a local favorite for weekday happy hour.
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English first
Cleveland, Ohio
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food was great, the wine selection was good, but pretty pricey for the the quality. The service was pretty good, not great, but good.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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104 reviews 104 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

Went for a late dinner after using TripAdvisor mobile app to reserve. Was greeted and seated promptly and started with their Basil Thai Cucumber Smash cocktail, one of the house specialties (excellent). Chose the dim sum appetizer combination - all four of the twelve dim sum selections I chose were very tasty (escargot Rangoon, crab spring roll, pork steam bun... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Fish was recommended to us by a "foodie" in Beaufort. Her assessment was spot on! We were a party of four, sharing appetizers, but separate entrees. The mingling of French and Asian flavors was refreshing. The bouillabaisse and lobster tail/fried polenta were favorites. Our server was excellent! His wine pairing choices were excellent. Prices were rational, too. All in all... More

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south florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Wonderful food accompanied by great wine makes a memorable meal. We were a party of eight and all enjoyed the food and the service in this Charleston restaurant. The snapper was fresh and prepared in a tasty broth, the scallops were cooked to perfection and the quail had an interesting flavor profile. The best were the mussels appetizer cooked in... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We were looking for some decent food after to many days with fast food on the road. After much reviewing on tripadvisor we decided to give Fish a try. The staff brought out a basket af breads and the most have thought the worst of their guest as 3 famished children jumped across the table and devoured the bread in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Excellent Presentation, service and taste. I had the Short ribs and my wife the Scallops. The best restaurant we ate at during our visit.

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San Diego, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

French, Asian southern food. Had Trigger fish which was great.Calamari apppetizer was very good also. We had a party of 8 which they accommodated well. We did have reservations

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Charleston, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Fish was a delight, from the steam bun bread and sweet chili and soy dipping sauce brought to the table to dim sum dessert, it was a delectable journey. The service was good, and the ambiance was outstanding. It would be a great place for a group or also an intimate evening. I would highly recommend it!

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I'm new to Charleston, and I enjoy visiting the restaurants recommended by my chef friends up north. I had a commitment at 7p.m. so I sat at the bar and ordered the clams. I can honestly say they were equal or better than the ones I've eaten in Cambados, Spain. I also tried 4 of the Dim Sum appetizers which... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We have been in here for lunch and for drinks and for dinner several times. With so many restaurants in Charleston - we feel this one deserves repeat visits. Last time we went, we had the calamari - it was pretty good but not the best - but still pretty good. We had two drinking wine, 1 the Dark and... More

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