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Pavilion Bar

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225 E Bay St, Market Pavilion Hotel, Charleston, SC 29401-2608
877-440-2250
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This restaurant is at Market Pavilion Hotel
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

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  • 279
    Excellent
  • 106
    Very good
  • 45
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great View

Lovely place with an extensive wine list and great great views. It was a cold night so they had the heaters going which was great. This would be great spot to watch the sunset!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Satrupa R
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Bristol, Tennessee
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102 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I wa expecting a lot more from this place. The cocktail selection is okay, but considering all the raving feedback, I was expecting much more. I was there for a drink and an appetizer (I got the ceviche). I was impressed with the view, and with the place in general, but not as much with the service. The ceviche was... More 

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Thank kipa76
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely place with an extensive wine list and great great views. It was a cold night so they had the heaters going which was great. This would be great spot to watch the sunset!

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Thank Satrupa R
Beverly, NJ
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What do you do when it's 73 degrees outside the first of February in Charleston? You need to find a place to eat lunch outside. This was our first visit to the Pavilion Rooftop Bar and although it was a great location, it was also rather pricey. On the plus side, the roof-top can't be beat. You have grew views... More 

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Thank Seabrookgal
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Pavilion Bar, on the roof of the Pavilion Hotel, is a great place to have drinks in the evening! There are beautiful views of the city and the glass around the perimeter keeps out the wind, so you are comfortable while enjoying both that and your drink!

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Thank Karen R
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooftop bar and service can't be beat. It's vibrant and happening for locals and tourist's alike! Lots of heaters and clear plastic panels keep you comfortable even on cold nights!

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Thank Bob C
Peter W, General Manager at Pavilion Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your kind comments and for pointing out that the Pavilion Bar is the best place in town for late night cocktails, even on cooler nights. We also appreciate the comments for the service. We look forward to having you join us again soon. More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here on several occasional on many trips to Charleston and have always had a great time.

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Thank Nicole K
Peter W, General Manager at Pavilion Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your kind comments and for joining us at the Pavilion Bar. We are glad you had a great time and found the bar to be fun. We look forward to seeing you again on your next trip to Charleston. More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm typing this as I watch the sun set at the bar. This place has a gray vibe that is down to earth yet very special and cozy. You can't miss!

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Thank Darrel T
Peter W, General Manager at Pavilion Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review and for being with us at the Pavilion Bar. Its great that you enjoyed the service as well as the vibe. We appreciate the recommendation and hope to have you join us again very soon. More 

Georgia Coast, Georgia
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Several friends and I had drinks here one evening and it was so nice---beautiful views, friendly and excellent service! Highly recommend a visit (more than one, if possible) to this classy establishment.

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Thank ACM1993
Peter W, General Manager at Pavilion Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your kind comments and you are too kind. We appreciate you joining us with your friends and glad you had excellent service as well as enjoying the view. We look forward to having you join us again very soon. More 

NJ
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the Pavilion Bar. Great place to have a drink before dinner. Or to have a light lunch. The view is amazing.

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Thank esor
Peter W, General Manager at Pavilion Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your kind comments and its great that you enjoy the view and drinks or just having a light lunch at the Pavilion Bar. It is great that you love us and we want to welcome you back again very soon. More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

wonderful staff, great food, refreshing drinks. weather was awesome so we enjoyed the pavilion daily

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Thank BeetleBails
Peter W, General Manager at Pavilion Bar, responded to this review

We appreciate you sharing your kind comments with us and thank you for acknowledging the staff. I am glad you enjoyed the service, food and drinks. I must agree with you that its a great place to be on a beautiful day. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 225 E Bay St, Market Pavilion Hotel, Charleston, SC 29401-2608
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 877-440-2250

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?