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“Outstanding fare on the edge of downtown” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Butcher and Bee

Butcher and Bee
652B King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
843-619-0202
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Ranked #20 of 758 Restaurants in Charleston
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Beaufort, South Carolina
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133 reviews 133 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
“Outstanding fare on the edge of downtown”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Charleston's dining scene is becoming increasingly diversified, and some of the best new places to eat are on the edge of town... whether that means West Ashley/Savannah Highway or past Cannonborough as this place. Despite it being off the path of the tour books, Butcher and Bee fits the bill for a delightful and creative brunchh spot that won't break the bank. The menu changes daily, so it shows a clear dedication to invention and creativity. On the Saturday we visited, my wife and I enjoyed our meals... a shakshuka dish served in an iron skillet and a grilled cheese (blue and fontina) served with blueberry jam and almonds. The industrial like feel of the building complete with recycled seats and tables made for a cool and hip atmosphere. Drinking sweet tea out of mason jars didn't hurt either.

Highly recommended!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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117 reviews 117 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Great Place for lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Second time we've been there. First was a weekend brunch last was lunch. We both had roast beef sandwiches and shared a potato and corn salad. The food was yummy. The staff was outstanding. A little hidden but a great find.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
“Great sandwiches”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is a great place for lunch, but you must get there early like when they first open at 11. The place gets crowded really fast. There were eight of us, so we order everything....my favorite was the roast beef sandwich, a little pricey but it's worth it.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Lexington, Kentucky
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“A must try”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Probably one of the best sandwiches I've ever had-- Banh Mi. Absolutely amazing; the flavor combinations are bold and complex. My husband had the beef tongue sandwich and was equally pleased. Whether passing through or a resident, make the time. You will not be disappointed.

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Manchester Center, Vermont, United States
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19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Out of the way but worth it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Really different from other lunch spots, Buther and Bee has a great menu, interesting vibe and communal seating. We met some interesting people while eating our delicious larb salad and roast beef sandwich. Everyone seated around us loved what was ordered. If there is a long line,don't give up...you will be pleased that you waited.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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