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McCrady's Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner

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McCrady’s Restaurant, located in historic Downtown Charleston, features exceptional hospitality with a progressive and elevated tasting menu created by Executive Chef Jim Stein, his team, and Pastry Chef Katy Keefe in an intimate 22-seat dining room. The stimulating room showcases an open kitchen that offers a glimpse into the creative world of our talented culinarians, all while being surrounded by our graceful service staff and fellow diners. McCrady’s holds the high honor of a AAA Five-Diamond Award, the only South Carolina restaurant with this esteemed distinction, and one of only 68 in America, while also being one of Wine Enthusiast’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants in America.
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We picked McCrady’s because we wanted something special for our anniversary dinner and that is just what we got. As people who have dined at many of the top restaurants in NYC, the experience we had at McCrady's far surpassed many of those other dining...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 31, 2019 via mobile

The only thing 5 star about McCrady’s Restaurant or their “tasting room “ is the price. Despite the elaborate description of the tastings, the taste is so so and 3+star at best. The service is rushed and the background music too loud and too fast....More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 21, 2019

You must try the caviar and tater tots!! It's plenty to share as an appetizer and makes the price affordable!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Susan R
Reviewed May 19, 2019

Great wine selection by the glass. My wife and I shared the filet, which was outstanding, as good as any steakhouse we’ve been to in Charleston, excellent service, too.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Charleston_johnny
Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

Where to start? Easiest compliments. The staff is super attentive, knowledgeable and friendly. The chefs are remarkable. Every detail is well conceived. Executed to perfection. Service was impeccable. Chelsea was an absolute pleasure. Trust her suggestions and pairings. We did not want the evening to...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Sightsee197178
Reviewed May 14, 2019

We visit Charleston once a year and with so many great options, choosing a restaurant for dinner is never easy. After four years, we returned to McCrady's and were just as happy, if not more so as our first time. The fish crudo appetizer was...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Michelle K
Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

The people at McCrady’s could not have been nicer. Truly unbelievable service and kindness. There was a mix up with our reservation (our fault, not theirs), and they were so accommodating and understanding about our mistake. Would definitely recommend supporting this amazing business!

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 11, 2019

Not the cheapest place to eat but the service and food were of a really good standard. Some places which class themselves as fine dining are not as good as Mccradys . Both dishes ( pork and swordfish) were well cooked , obviously good quality...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Janet51Liverpool
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

Cudos to Stephanie for great servive from the start of our meal to the time of our departing.Started with some very nice wine with tasteful appetizers.The local tile fish was done perfectly.The duck was also delicious and had a very good flavor. History speaks for...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed January 31, 2019

This is a very unique experience that you ought to do at least once if you like Charleston and you like expensive meals. It's a very intimate setting. Everyone sits around a horseshoe shaped bar at the same time (I think there are 2 seatings...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Response from camave | Reviewed this property |
I am a vegetarian, but I do eat seafood, and they easily accommodated my needs. I had tell them, I think, at least three days in advance.
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