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The Glass Onion

1219 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-7826
+1 843-225-1717
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (33 reviews)
“po boy” (46 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (45 reviews)
Closed
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Cajun & Creole, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1219 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-7826
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Reviewed yesterday

This restaurant was close to our hotel and recommended my them, so we gave it a try. I loved the gumbo so much we went back for another meal of it. The french fries are some of the best we have had. They arrived hot...More

Thank crystal543
Reviewed 5 days ago

I live in Charleston and for the past three years, I have made a thorough search in quest of the best shrimp & grits in town because it is one of my favorite dishes and I am too lazy to make it myself. What I...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Everybody raves about this place but I just don't get it. They say they have "fresh farm eggs" but their omelets come out looking, smelling and tasting just like egg beaters poured into a plastic container and microwaved. I know because I used to make...More

Thank Deanna S
Reviewed 6 days ago

I went here because featured on Triple D. Most times Triple D places are great. It seemed like an off night and the selection seem limited. My wife was really not happy. Maybe try again next time.

Thank Charles R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a steak and Mahi - both good. The kitchen was accommodating in deleting blackening from the steak. Red rice as a side was very good.

Thank GWR757
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saturday brunch is a real treat! Always a lovely treat.. grits, fried green tomatoes, pimento cheese! I asked for a "to go" portion of pimento cheese and enjoyed it at home.

Thank LizzyFoodie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved my lunch experience at the Glass Onion. You order your food at the counter and the staff brings the food to your table. The sandwiches are delicious. I had a fried green tomato sandwich which was great. The staff were very friendly and...More

Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okra beignets, Fried green tomatoes with pimento cheese and the best pork chops around - this is a must try!

Thank Wadegirls3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very quant place with very friendly staff and excellent food !!! The menu had different types to choose from and everything we got was so good there.

Thank Belinda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little place in a row of other eateries is well worth a visit. We went for lunch and had a little 2 year old along. They were very kid friendly and we enjoyed everything. BUT I must tell you the buttermilk chicken sandwich with...More

Thank skaalhavn
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JoshJarnigan
June 12, 2016|
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Response from mojave | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I only see your question now. If I recall, the meal was around $18, and a drink about 3. Add tip, about $25. I came out with the impression of having had a good bargain.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1219 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-7826
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Parkwood / Farmfield
  • Neighborhood: Parkwood / Farmfield
  • Phone Number: +1 843-225-1717
Description
The Glass Onion is one of Charleston’s original home grown, locally focused, all-natural restaurants. Owner and Executive Chef Chris Stewart opened the restaurant in 2008 with fellow culinary colleagues. It was one of the first places in town to support local farmers and purveyors with almost every dish and drink. An eighth generation Alabama native, Stewart’s love and appreciation of southern food shows through his menu. His restaurant boasts comfort food that reflects his time growing up in Alabama, as well as New Orleans and Lowcountry influences. The ever-evolving menu changes daily and features as many local, all natural, hormone-free ingredients as possible. The soulful food draws influence from Stewart’s southern heritage and family recipes, especially from his grandmother Jennie Ruth; and is available for lunch, dinner and Saturday brunch.
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