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Middleton Place Restaurant

4300 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414-7200
+1 843-266-7477
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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4300 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414-7200
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Reviewed June 21, 2014

This was a wonderful lunch. We both got the buffet and it had a wonderful variety on it so you could try everything. It appears the specials change everyday. Thought it was also nice they offered us to go cups of our ice tea or...More

Thank Vicky C
Reviewed June 20, 2014

This is our last day in Charleston. We had decided to visit a couple of the plantations before heading back to Florida. My husband and I enjoyed a tour at the Middleton plantation house and followed if by a long walk through the gardens and...More

Thank MaddyP7770
Reviewed June 17, 2014

We were on our way to Savannah and decided to stop at Middleton Place. We opted to take the carriage ride which we thoroughly enjoyed. The carriage ended the tour right in front of the restaurant so we decided to take a chance and try...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed June 15, 2014

The all-you-can eat buffet lunch ($18) at Middleton Place outside Charleston was the best meal I had there, (altho I didn't eat at any of the famous Charleston restaurants). Great Southern cuisine, and lots of it, in a beautiful setting, both indoors and out. No...More

Thank nomad1948
Reviewed June 12, 2014

nice lunch buffet with lowcountry specialties, solid but nothing gourmet. very convenient when you spend the day on the plantation.

Thank german_in_nyc
Reviewed June 7, 2014

My boyfriend and I wanted to go to dinner to celebrate the end of a busy week and we could not have chosen somewhere better! The scenery around the restaurant was gorgeous. Walking in, the hostess Keren was extremely friendly and led us to our...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2014

For years I have heard a lot of great things about this restaurant. My wife and I decided to go on our 21st anniversary and it was better than I expected. Brian was our waiter and could not have done a better job. The Shrimp,...More

Thank Summerville_Joe
Reviewed May 29, 2014

We highly recommend making reservations for dinner here after touring the Middleton plantation or for any special occasion. This quaint restaurant is nestled in the beautiful plantation grounds so that most tables have lovely vistas to look over. The food is a creative take on...More

Thank libragirl067
Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful planation to visit. If you have a car, then it's a must do! For taxi ride from downtown Charleston, then it's about $50 ride each way. The grounds, lakes, and gardens were beautiful. The food was good, but not great.

Thank Kevin E
Reviewed May 23, 2014

We had lunch here last weekend after our tour of Middleton Place. They need to do some work on the menu. The iced tea was anemic - nothing more than slightly colored water. My friend had the buffet. I tried a collard and it was...More

Thank Penn B
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Questions & Answers
February 20, 2017|
Response from Don B | Property representative |
The Restaurant has not yet established a firm timetable for beginning the traditional lunch buffet this spring.As of this writing, it's anticipated that the buffet will be offered in the first or second week of March. Since... More
March 28, 2016|
Response from Don B | Property representative |
Hello, and thank you for your interest in the Middleton Place Restaurant! The restaurant is open for lunch 11am-3pm daily, and it does require a general admission ticket to the historic site. If you'd like to come to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4300 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414-7200
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-266-7477
Middleton Place Restaurant strives to integrate the freshest local ingredients in a blended style of traditional Southern cuisine with a contemporary edge. A lead supporter of South Carolina farmers, about fifty percent of the Restaurant's dinner menu is either from the plantation garden or locally sourced seafood and poultry. Nestled among centuries old live oak trees, Middleton Place Restaurant offers an unrivaled combination of historic and present day delights. General Admission to Middleton Place required for Lunch service only.
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