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The Rooftop at The Vendue

19 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC 29401-2129
+1 843-577-7970
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“nachos” (16 reviews)
“vendue hotel” (19 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
19 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC 29401-2129
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Reviewed yesterday

Band of Brothers were playing and if you get the chance to see them it is a must do!! Open space and covered with a view of the river.

Thank William G
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I stumbled upon this place while walking through Charleston after dinner one night. What a cool place. We only went up for a drink but the place was very busy. The views were great nice to enjoy while sipping on wine. It...More

Thank Kristen C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I loved our time at this bar! We had good drinks and had the chicken nachos which were really tasty, the chicken was really tender. We shared Korean steak salad which was very flavorful. We finished the evening with the key lime...More

Thank NurseOnAVacation
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good place to end your day in downtown. They have cool private couch seating and bar top tables to see the water. The waiter was excellent and offered a non alcoholic strawberry basil drink for our teen.

Thank Cmarsh100
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the grilled chicken nachos and they were so good! The chicken was tender, guac and salsa were as fresh as ever, and the queso was thin, but oh so amazing! (I'd like to think of myself as a nacho connoisseur, having had them at...More

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We used to frequent Market Pavillion's Rooftop Bar, but started coming to the Rooftop at Vendue instead. It is a little more casual and relaxed vs. pretentious and overpriced. Great views and fun atmosphere!

Thank Darlene L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for a drink (stayed for 2)! Staff was super friendly, the breeze up there is awesome on a warm day. Had great selection of in house cocktails to pick from. People there were more local, not a touristy destination which I truly...More

Thank Travelmeister1031
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rooftop at The Vendue has a nice view and good drinks. I ate dinner (Korean steak salad) and it was fine, not fabulous, but the drinks were good. Also, there was live music and the crowd was friendly.

Thank Jmulia
Reviewed 1 week ago

When up to check it out while we were staying at the Vendue. Beautiful views. The only down side was no one came by to serve us. Not sure if you had to go to the bar. We watched a storm come in and then...More

Thank nbm26
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place for drinks. Staff attentive, could use a few for umbrellas. We did not have any food. View of the city very nice if on the top level.

Thank ndupont21
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May 11, 2017|
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Response from Angela P | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any children there and I am not sure you'd find food children would like on the menu. However I am sure you could bring them up to see the sunset!
chelsea l
March 15, 2017|
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Response from Amanda C | Reviewed this property |
No, you can just walk up. There is seating on 2 levels and bars on 2 levels as well!
September 10, 2016|
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Response from NCtravelerWS | Reviewed this property |
It is dark, crowded and, in summer hot. Dress was mostly casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC 29401-2129
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-7970
  • E-mail
Awarded Best Rooftop Bar by the Charleston City Paper since 2007, The Rooftop Bar is a perfect setting for an al fresco lunch or after work meeting spot to enjoy a refreshing cocktail . The Rooftop is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner, offering sweeping views of the Charleston Harbor, Waterfront Park, The Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, and more. The energy rises on weekends when both locals and visitors alike converge on The Rooftop for a fun lively evening of socializing and unbeatable views.
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