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Swamp Fox Restaurant

387 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6404
843-724-8888
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Ranked #140 of 764 Restaurants in Charleston
Price range: $29 - $31
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Corner of King and Calhoun Street
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We came here for a family dinner and were not impressed at all. I got the scallops (I LOVE scallops) and couldn't even eat half. It came out more like a soup and it smelled really bad. The after taste stayed with me until I got back to the hotel to brush my teeth. My husband ordered the pecan salmon... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

I would give the food at the buffet a 4 or a 5. The score is lowered because of the lack of satisfactory ambience. We arrived slightly early and were seated more or less on time. (Actually 10 minutes late, but no big deal since they were very busy). We were escorted to our table which was literally next to... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We were back in Charleston, recently, and decided to have lunch at this little cafe that's, well, on street level of the Francis Marion Hotel; the salmon entree was really good, and then the waitress (to whom we'd mentioned we were having an anniversary) brought us dessert, gratis. They call it the Lava Cake, and while it was our first... More 

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new york
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We went there for the Christmas buffet, and after having dinner the night prior at Charleston Grill had high expectations. We weren't aware it was a buffet, as we weren't told when making the reservations. Having said that, we found the food very good but for us the atmosphere felt very cold and like a high end cafeteria. There weren't... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Experience the South right here. The shrimp and grits martini(don't be fooled by the name), is a masterpiece. The best darn Bloody Mary is made in this bar. The food really delivers, and the sweet tea overflows.. The piano player only adds to the charm.

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I am never sure about restaurants attached to hotels but this one proved me wrong. My partner had the farmers market special that featured locally grown food and his verdict was one of the best meals we have had - simple and tasty. I enjoyed the fish. We went back on New Years eve and the place was very buzzy... More 

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Mason, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We are very pleasantly surprised this is a great restaurant connected to Francis Marion Hotel we stayed. We think the Shrimp & Grits and She Crab Soup are the best in town. The staff is very friendly and provides great service.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Went for Christmas Day dinner buffet and was disappointed. Prime Rib was chewy and no flavor. The sides were the only thing that tasted good. The buffet was $40 and not worth it. On top of that they added 18% on for tip. I'm sorry but a buffet does not qualify for 18% when we help ourselves. Waitress only came... More 

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Medford Lakes, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This is our third trip to Charleston and we have stayed at three very nice hotels. This trip we stayed at the Francis Marion Hotel and the attached Swam Fox Restaurant served an excellent breakfast, best we've had on any stay in Charleston. Staff was friendly and pleasant and food was outstanding. We ordered off of the menu and will... More 

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South Carolina
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110 reviews 110 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

First, we usually steer clear of restaurants that are part of a hotel because they are usually over priced and poor quality. After doing a little on line research, I found Swamp Fox was one of the top 10 places in Charleston for breakfast. We were not disappointed!! So glad we ate here! We had spent the night at the... More 

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Additional Information about Swamp Fox Restaurant

Address: 387 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6404
Phone Number: 843-724-8888
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 29 - 31
Cuisine: French

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