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“Better food elsewhere on King St.” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Fire Street Food

Fire Street Food
293 King St, Charleston, SC 29401 (Formerly Tacone)
(843) 641-0152
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Ranked #213 of 758 Restaurants in Charleston
Cuisines: American, Thai, Vegetarian, Asian fusion
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Houston, Texas
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“Better food elsewhere on King St.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Seeing as how the other asian cuisine restaurants on King Street (Basil & Tasty Thai) are way overpriced for what they are dishing out, I was excited to try Fire Street Food in hopes that a better and much cheaper asian restaurant could make it's way onto the King Street scene. Those hopes were crushed pretty quickly. While the prices are fairly decent, ranging from $6 all the way up to $15, the food is lacking. I ordered the crispy spring rolls as a starter and found them to be just average. The texture wasn't crunchy enough and the filling was lacking in flavor. The pad thai wasn't any better. It came dripping with sauce so much so that it overwhelmed the noodles. The sauce itself was so sweet that it almost didn't even taste like pad thai. While I can't keep you from trying this place out yourself, I would highly advise you try some of the more wonderful restaurants on King Street.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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“Prices very good for this type of food in downtown area”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Popped in to the newly open (Since September 2012) restaurant. Haven't even got all their signs up yet. Folks are friendly there. Prices pretty fair.

Beverages are unusual and upscale at about $2.75 average.

We opted for some sushi: Ethan Roll was mostly Eel... and at $6.95 an order is pretty good.
Must try the Crunch Roll... which is tempura fried Eel and more roll. very very good for $6.95.

For the $$$ very good bang for your buck on the rolls.

Saleeby Score for a casual dining experience is a 8/10

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Ironically, one of my favorite lunch joints...that happens to be a chain...yummy wraps...fresh ingredients...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2008

Ironically, one of my favorite lunch joints...that happens to be a chain...yummy wraps...fresh ingredients...

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“Yummy wraps made right there while you wait. The price is right and there are lots of healthy choices, if you must.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2008

Yummy wraps made right there while you wait. The price is right and there are lots of healthy choices, if you must.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2007

If you are looking for a wrap and a reasonable price then go here! Service is excellent, food is prepared in front of you, price is right.

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