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82 Queen

82 Queen St, Charleston, SC 29401-2220
+1 843-723-7591
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (120 reviews)
“jambalaya” (193 reviews)
“crab cakes” (224 reviews)
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American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
82 Queen St, Charleston, SC 29401-2220
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had at late lunch with our 3 kids. My daughter and I had the She Crab soup to start and it is by far the best we've had in Charleston. I had the Jambalaya. The portion was huge and absolutely delicious. My husband has...More

Thank Julie R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I come here whenever in Charleston. Great outdoor courtyard. But it's the she-crab soup that keeps me coming back! Best in the city. Follow up with a crab cake and you've got a fantastic lunch. The owner's wife has a delicious pecan pie recipe too....More

Thank KH28
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were warmly greeted and seated under a gently turning fan in the lovely courtyard area. Our cheerful server, Tiffany, quickly brought ice water and took our order after recommending the famous and delicious She Crab Soup, which is what brings us back time after...More

Thank Becky C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My brother in law grew up in Charleston and said they had the best Shrimp and Grits in the city. They were absolutely fabulous! The service was impeccable thanks to our waiter, Drake! We will definitely be back on our next visit to Charleston!

Thank kjc2027
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a wonderful lunch at 82 Queen. This restaurant is truly southern. We wanted to dine on the patio but had to settle on inside due to the weather. Chris, our server, was great. We settled upon the fried green tomato and ham sandwich, roasted...More

Thank RMEGuy325
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have eaten shrimp and grits in a lot of places in Charleston. In my opinion 82 Queens serves the best shrimp and grits I have eaten. The she crab soup is the best i have eaten, generous portion of crab meat in the soup....More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved the She Crab soup. We went after a rainstorm; don't repeat our mistake! They have lovely outside seating in a garden setting. You will want to ask to be seated outside when you make your reservation.

Thank JayOrlando60
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great lunch spot in Charleston. Service was excellent. Tiffany will be a server I will ask for on my next visit. She was charming, friendly and service was spot on! The food is top notch.

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For my first visit to Charleston, I could not have found a better restaurant to enjoy the local taste of the low country cuisine. 82 Queen was both charming and inviting offering us great outdoor seating which provided a great breeze. The service was great...More

Thank Tony M
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us here at 82 Queen! Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us, we hope to see you again in the near future!

Reviewed 4 days ago

During my wife & my visit to historic Charleston, we had the opportunity to eat brunch at 82 Queen. It was southern cuisine at its best! The service, food, and beverages were outstanding.

Thank gregoryw564
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us! Here at 82 Queen we strive to provide signature Lowcountry dishes along with superb service. We hope to see you again in the future!

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Brenda K
September 22, 2016|
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Response from happyindc57 | Reviewed this property |
Casual. I made a same day reservation on a Thursday evening for dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $40
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Queen St, Charleston, SC 29401-2220
    (King & Meeting)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-723-7591
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Celebrating Lowcountry cuisine for 32 years. 82 Queen continues to reinvent the traditional South using fresh, local ingredients and modern takes on the classics. The seasonal menus feature authentic Lowcountry cuisine from award-winning she-crab soup to Lowcountry jambalaya and shrimp and grits, all served with gracious hospitality. Enjoy lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch in 19th-century dining rooms or in the brick courtyard underneath a breathtaking Southern magnolia tree. Southern Living and Wine Spectator awards confirm the restaurant as one of the finest dining establishments in the heart of downtown Charleston. Long live the Queen.
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