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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
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hollis Center, Maine
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our 2nd time at "The Swamp", where we were treated like returning friends - the atmosphere and food are TERRIFIC!!!

Thank Bonnie H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The staff the staff the staff, oh my gosh some the friendliest and helpful group of people I have ever encountered. I was part of a reception that was serving food from Swamp Fox. Delicious!!!! Barbeque shrimp and gritcakes phenomenal. However.my favorite fried green tomatoes and goat cheese. Heaven. I love both and together oh my gosh. Back to the... More 

Thank Oretha H
Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was my first time here for dinner. My business partner brought me and I was pleasantly surprised. The food was amazing and the staff is very kind and friendly. I had the fried shrimp,grilled beef flat iron, & crab cakes with a swamp fox cocktail. It was absolutely delicious! The food was immaculate and the drink was refreshing. I... More 

Thank Coco S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The service was excellent, and I felt like a queen. But even better was the food!!! One of my favorite Charleston restaurants of all time!!!!

Thank Bee Z
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When I visit Charleston, I always make the time to take a trip to the Swamp Fox. Their shrimp and grits simply can't be beat. My husband experiments with an assortment of other items on the menu. He says the filet mignon and bacon wrapped scallops are awesome, too. The historic restaurant is enchanting. The staff, always professional but friendly.... More 

Thank Tookie N
Douglasville, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to the Swamp Fox several times. The food has always been wonderful and the service was beyond exceptional. The shrimp and grits are the best I have ever had!

Thank mexum32
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family has eaten here several times and it just keeps getting better and better. The view of King Street and Marion Square is interesting, the she-crab soup is the best I've ever had, and the service was excellent. Our server, Sarah, was very friendly and went the extra mile to be sure we were well care for during our... More 

Thank Donna C
Charleston, South Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Teacher friends came to Charleston for a conference. One colleague had heard raving reviews about Swamp Fox so we decided to try it. I had salmon with corn risotto and asparagus. It was ok but not overwhelmingly wonderful. Seasoning was bland in risotto, but the salmon was cooked to the right temperature. For the price, I guess I was expecting... More 

Thank mariannenorris2012
New York City, New York
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate several meals there, lunch as well as dinner. The food was great and the prices reasonable. The service was excellent.

Thank Jam050
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For a hotel restaurant this was above average. We were both pleased with the service and the quality of the food.

Thank John D

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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
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, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?