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LowCountry Bistro

49 S Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-2004
+1 843-302-0290
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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49 S Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-2004
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with a girlfriend for lunch and it was very good. I had the hangar steak sandwich with grilled watermelon and goat cheese and she had the swordfish sandwich with fried okra. All very tasty. Good service too.

Thank Vgyu
Taylor_Weissman, Public Relations Manager at LowCountry Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience with us! Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have not been disappointed by the food here. Specialties are many lowcountry specialties. Brunch is appropriately priced. Reservations recommended. Noisy and crowded, but excellent service.

Thank Dean R
Taylor_Weissman, Public Relations Manager at LowCountry Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience with us and that you enjoyed our signature Lowcountry cuisine!! Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts, we truly appreciate it-customer feedback is very valuable to us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a typical downtown Charleston. restaurant that offers local cuisine and has some nice flair. However, my gripe is that we were there on Monday July 3rd and despite this being a national holiday weekend, LowCountry Bistro closed at 9 pm that night (regular...More

Thank Marcel N
Taylor_Weissman, Public Relations Manager at LowCountry Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your dining experience with us. We pride ourselves on our fresh and local award-winning recipes and we are sorry to hear that you did not feel as though you experienced that during your visit. If...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a pleasant surprise! This farm to table restaurant has some amazing lunch specials. Grilled watermellon with goat cheese was very good. The Grilled Romaine Salad with toasted walnuts was awesome. They serve a stuffed baked potato salad with bacon in it. Creamy and delicious....More

Thank P1139KYjoeb
Taylor_Weissman, Public Relations Manager at LowCountry Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We appreciate you taking the time to share your positive experience with us and it's always great to see that our customers are enjoying our new menu items, such as the grilled watermelon with goat cheese. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party of 6 was taken without a reservation and quickly seated upstairs. The wait people were efficient and brought our food quickly. The menu had some interesting items like a sea food succotash, and Low County variations on bouabaisse and jambalaya. The food was...More

Thank Henry A
Taylor_Weissman, Public Relations Manager at LowCountry Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed a couple of our signature dishes like the Bouillabaisse and Jambalaya and that our service was attentive for your group! Here at Lowcountry Bistro we pride ourselves on our fresh and local recipes along with our friendly...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I love eating in Charleston. Especially all of the places that offer unique dining experiences. Now that we have 3 small children, we've been looking for a restaurant that offers great food, a great environment, and welcomes children. Lowcountry Bistro fulfills all...More

Thank JTDtiger
Taylor_Weissman, Public Relations Manager at LowCountry Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thankyou for such a great review! We're so pleased to hear that we were able to provide a comfortable and delicious dining experience for you and your family. We aim to create a pleasurable experience for the whole family as well as deliver delicious southern...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were seated promptly (had a reservation) and greeted warmly by our waiter. The manager/host stopped by our table to ask if we enjoyed our meal. We really did. The server asked if he could fill our water bottles for us with cold water before...More

Thank VickieW1694
Taylor_Weissman, Public Relations Manager at LowCountry Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so glad to hear that you had such a memorable experience at Lowcountry Bistro! We pride ourselves on our friendly and attentive staff and we're thrilled to hear that our servers were able to provide with such memorable hospitality. We will certainly let them...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This comfortable restaurant has great farm-to-table cuisine and a very helpful staff. Had a great dinner hear with shrimp & grits and she crab soup. Definitely should be on your dining list when in Charleston.More

Thank RobZF
Taylor_Weissman, Public Relations Manager at LowCountry Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed a couple of our signature dishes like the Shrimp and Grits and she-Crab Soup. We pride ourselves on our fresh and local recipes along with our friendly and attentive staff and we are happy that you feel...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I wandered in here for lunch after touring the market. Wonderful place, friendly staff. The food was very good. Will definitely return when we are back in Charleston. The main floor is quaint and we had a window table, perfect for people...More

Thank missinky13
Taylor_Weissman, Public Relations Manager at LowCountry Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so glad that you decided to join us for lunch after strolling along the market. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our signature lowcountry cuisine and our quaint location! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us, we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had lunch yesterday with friends of mine that were in town from NY. What an amazing lunch we had!! Our server Chris was exceptional, suggesting some of the best Charleston has to offer! Pork belly and scallops- grilled watermelon- flaming oysters!! Delicious delicious delicious!!!...More

Thank monkeypewpy
Taylor_Weissman, Public Relations Manager at LowCountry Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so glad to hear that you had such a pleasurable experience dining with us at Lowcountry Bistro and that you enjoyed our new menu additions. It's great to hear that the Pork Belly, scallops, grilled watermelon, and flaming oysters were so delicious-- we will...More

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Leland and Amy H
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Response from marjo178 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would say it is kid friendly. It is a family restaurant.
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ebleks
August 9, 2016|
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Response from met0925 | Reviewed this property |
They will make you put down a $300 deposit!
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Roger L
February 10, 2016|
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Response from Linda H | Reviewed this property |
Casual. We wore shorts and capris.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $30
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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: 49 S Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-2004
    (Church Street and South Market)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-302-0290
  • E-mail
Description
SIMPLY LOWCOUNTRY: Lowcountry Bistro focuses only on the freshest ingredients since all of the food we cook is from scratch. On the menu you will find cult favorites like Chicken and Waffles to Lowcountry classics like Shrimp and Grits. We also believe that great food can be affordable. Many of our lunch dishes are under $10. Our goal as a restaurant is to serve high quality, delicious food, at a fair price. We hope you agree after your meal at Lowcountry Bistro. SISTER RESTAURANT TO 82 QUEEN As an icon of the city for over 30 years, we have seen restaurants come and go. We pride ourselves on the fact that we were one of the first original Lowcountry cuisine restaurants to open their doors in the city. We know Lowcountry and after diligently researching Market Street restaurants, have come to the conclusion that what the area needs is a true, authentic Lowcountry restaurant.
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