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Swamp Fox Restaurant

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387 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6404 (Corner of King and Calhoun Street)
+1 843-724-8888
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Rising Sun, MD.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm not sure where all of the rave reviews come from, but we were very disappointed in our lunch. She crab soup was a little fishy, burgers weren't any good, club sandwich was lacking flavor, fried chicken was okay. The worst part was the food not being served hot. We brought it to the attention of the manager, and he... More 

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Ventura, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the second time I have eaten at the Swamp Fox- and it was as delicious as I remember! My husband had the catfish and practically licked his plate clean :-) I had the crab cakes with grilled asparagus and arugula salad and it was delicious! We even shared a bowl of homemade ice cream for dessert- a rarity... More 

Thank stace120
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I went to this restaurant the morning I was checking out. I had the breakfast buffet. It was good for what it was. I sampled a little bit of everything. The real standout was the omelette station chef. She was friendly and pleasant. They offer fruit smoothies on the buffet which were delicious. French toast was very good. Most things... More 

Thank ajgatraveler
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice atmosphere, good food, friendly staff. Classic Southern items such as deviled eggs, fried oysters, she-crab soup.

Thank BostonBeachQueen
Seattle, Washington
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Swamp Fox is a cozy little restaurant inside the Francis Marion Hotel across the street from the old Citadel (Now Embassy Suites) parade field. A very elegant restaurant with fantastic customer service, a full bar and menu entrees that will make your mouth water. By far the most enjoyable offering is their Shrimp and Grits. They offer both an... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The meal was wonderful! As well as the atmosphere. We talked with one of the chef's Chuckie Lester. He was so friendly and helpful. Thank you so much.

Thank lovy46
Charleston, West Virginia
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the family here for lunch and was impressed with the service and food presentation. The fried chicken was tops for our gang and we enjoyed our other dishes as well.

Thank ChillyWillie59
Shreveport, Louisiana
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at Feancis Marion and got a glass of wine st swamp fox. Ordered appetizer and was so surprised/ great food. Shrimp and grits were great. Waitress was excellent. Great wine selection!

Thank swbooker
Ellicott City, Maryland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We very much enjoyed eating at the Swamp Fox several times while we stayed at the Francis Marion Hotel. The food was decent pub fair with something for everyone. The service was wonderful! We enjoyed a lunch, a night cap, and Sunday brunch with the full breakfast buffet while we were in town. I would happily go back.

Thank LiberalCat13
Venice, FL, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good Shrimp and Grits. Nice location and good service. Restaurant is in the Francis Marion Hotel, and it is close to the Charleston Museum.

Thank Alan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $45
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 387 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6404
    (Corner of King and Calhoun Street)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-724-8888
The Swamp Fox Restaurant and Bar, named for Revolutionary War hero, General Francis Marion, features classic Southern cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Executive Chef Simon Andrews and Executive Sous Chef Phill Gaulin create regional specialties that emphasize farm to table practices using locally grown fruits and vegetables with respect to the traditional beloved flavors and techniques of the Old South.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?