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Griffon

18 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC 29401-2114 (Downtown)
843-723-1700
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Ranked #153 of 744 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $8
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
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English first
Rock Hill, South Carolina
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146 reviews 146 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

If you want to feel like you've stepped back in time visit the Griffon. It's dark inside and lots of character. I could see Paul Revere belling up to this bar. Drink prices were good. Bartender was great. It's one of our favorite spots.

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Lexington, South Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

This is always one of our downtown Charleston stops. Local place, delicious food and the atmosphere is good. We shared the fish and chips, crispy and delicious. Beer is cold, service is friendly. Stop here to get our of the city bustle and rest for a bit.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

AMAZING!!! Great and unique atmosphere and great food as well! Love the dollars stapled all over the place as well as the dart board!!!

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Freeport, New York
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111 reviews 111 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

It gets crowded at lunch time. Small place. Great fried seafood. Lots of cold beer. Price is right. Stopped in 3 times for beer< AC and lunch.

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Newtown, PA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This is a really fun place for lunch or dinner. It is a lively bar with tasty food and interesting characters and staff. When in Charleston you must go to the Griffon.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Anytime I visit a new city I always look for the small places. I love them and I really like the atmosphere of the Griffin. I have been here several times now, only for beer and socializing with friends. I haven't eaten here yet. The first few times were great until we needed to tab out at one of my... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I visited Charleston with my work crew last year and we stumbled upon the Griffon. We had been to a ton of fancy bars... Which I love, but we wanted cheap and dive-y. The Griffon delivered. From dollars lining the walls to lots of great beers on tap... This is a great place for folks to go to have fun... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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79 reviews 79 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Opted to watch the World Cup finals here due to its quirky look inside. Great location near the Battery. Decent food. Good beer selection. Wine list was ehh (it's a pub not a wine bar). Plenty of TVs to watch sports. Friendly staff.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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102 reviews 102 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I was extremely disappointed with this place. The waitress said their Reuben was what they are known for - well I guess they must not be known. This was the WORST excuse for a sandwich I have ever seen. It was a sauerkraut sandwich - and a damn thin one at that. Once slice of bologna would have GREATLY exceeded... More

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Boyce, VA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Eclectic little pub to cool off in. Good selection of beers and good value if you want to choose a regular brew. $2.00 PBR draft pints when we were there. Friendly Staff

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