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Pavilion Bar

225 E Bay St, Market Pavilion Hotel, Charleston, SC 29401-2608
+1 877-440-2250
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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225 E Bay St, Market Pavilion Hotel, Charleston, SC 29401-2608
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was fun to visit this bar on the room of the Market Pavilion Hotel, where we were staying. The bar is popular as many of the patrons were not guests of the hotel. It was disappointing that the bar doesn't serve frozen drinks. Also,...More

Thank Love2TravelVA
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is obviously a very popular spot and you don't have to be a hotel guest to enjoy a drink here. You enter through the hotel lobby and up you go. The area is relatively small, considering that they managed to squeeze a pool there...More

2  Thank Wenovo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pavilion Bar has wonderful panoramic views and is a clear step above the other rooftop bars in Charleston. There are sun deck chairs and many tables. We found the food and drinks excellent. The service matched the class of Pavilion Bar. You enter by the...More

1  Thank Lobstertastesogood
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw this restaurants roof top bar as we were coming into the city for the first time and thought it would be a great place to go to see the city and have a cocktail. We were wrong on both parts. The view was...More

1  Thank Tracie C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like this bar I were there at the night the view is amazing, excellent view of the bridge and the Charleston county, good drinks, a pool on it, very good to have some drinks, I recommend it a lot.

Thank Mario M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a classy bar with a roof top view of Charleston, SC and a pool for the hotel guests. Had lunch and drinks. First class drinks, appetizers and an outstanding crab cake sandwich. This bar is a must for any visitor to Charleston, SC.

Thank Fred P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful view and delicious cocktails. Great for a date or friends getting together for a night out.

Thank bpujols
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great roof top view of Charleston Harbor. Great atmosphere! Nice place to relax after sightseeing all day. Staff very attentive. Menu has lots of choices, hard to decide what to get. That's a good thing.More

Thank Elaine L
Peter W, General Manager at Pavilion Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your kind review and for joining us at the Pavilion Bar. We are glad you enjoyed the many choices on the menu as well as the great views of the Charleston Harbor. We look forward to having you join us again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Roaming Charleston on a very hot afternoon, we took to TripAdvisor for lunch options. There we found great ratings for Grill 225 where, upon entering, we learned about the rooftop Pavilion Bar and up we went! Pavilion Bar has many umbrella'd-tables surrounding the hotel's pool...More

1  Thank Snert41
Peter W, General Manager at Pavilion Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your kind comments and for the nice review. I am glad that you took TripAdvisors advice and joined us for lunch. We only hope that we have the opportunity to serve you again in the near future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently went to Pavilion rooftop bar with my friend shannon, we had the BEST service from a server named Justin A. and the female bartender sherri or cheryll (not sure which one , couldn't hear very well). They both went above and beyond expected...More

1  Thank Rebekahisiabella
Peter W, General Manager at Pavilion Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your kind comments and for being our guest at the Pavilion Bar. It is great to know that you enjoyed the service as well as the time you spent there. I will gladly share your comments with Cheryl and Justin, which...More

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Hi, I am staying at the hotel several days in July and was wondering if hotel guest need to make advance reservations for the Pavilion Bar or do they have preference seating for hotel guests. Also, if reservations are needed, how long in advance will the restaurant accept a reservation.
March 5, 2017|
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Response from Hhoppin | Reviewed this property |
I'm guessing but doubt if they take reservations for the Pavilion. You can check (ph. call) but when they have a big crowd you can still stand @ the bar until a table or seating opens up.
Diane C
Do you need reservations if you just want to have drinks and perhaps an appetizer?
May 10, 2016|
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Response from Peter W | Property representative |
Hi we would love to have you as its first come first serve seating. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us 843-723-0500
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 E Bay St, Market Pavilion Hotel, Charleston, SC 29401-2608
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 877-440-2250
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Market Pavilion Hotel