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Blossom

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171 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2126 (Located between Queen & Cumberland Streets)
18437229200
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sydney, Australia
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82 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A recommendation from our hotel, we were jet lagged and needed something light. Blossom was just lovely, a wait for a table but that was ok. Darcy our server was engaging and provided good insights into the menu. Salad was great, pizza not the light wood fired we were hoping for. It was still ok.

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Tempe, AZ
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We headed out to dinner for a nice meal out and were very disappointed. First we ordered the peach sangria and it was awful (tasted like a ton of peach schnapps). We sent that back. The soups we ordered were tasty but I was sorely disappointed in my entree. I had the steak and mashed potatoes with broccoli. There was... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Looking for an eclectic dining experience in Historic Downtown with airy open space, excellent service and fine dining? Look no further than Blossom that has it all. Beautiful courtyard seating, but if weather doesn't permit that, the inside dining makes you feel as if you were dining al-fresco. The service is immaculate and the staff is very customer-oriented and knowledgable.... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I enjoyed our meal at Blossom. The service and food were very good. Our only negative experience was the noise level.

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Varese, Italy
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353 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for lunch. Had The crab tostadas were amazing, then I had the mahi mahi with risotto which was very good. Reasonable prices

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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a party of five colleagues dinning after a conference. When we got to the restaurant, we found two others we knew there. Restaurant was ver accommodating in pulling tables together and we all had a great meal in an open high ceiling room that served our noisy group well. The She Crab soup was superb. Great southern style... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With so many great restaurants in Charleston, it's hard to choose which one to dine at. I am so glad that Blossom is where we landed! The menu includes a nice variety including salads, flatbreads, and delicious main dishes. We tried the lamb flatbread, which was unique and yummy. My entree, the grouper special, was to die for. One of... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 311 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying at Folly Beach the restaurants in the area are not what they are in Charleston that's for sure. So it was really nice to have such a great experience at Blossom. We stopped here for lunch after a walking tour and were kind of pressed for time and worried we may end up taking too long, but we were... More 

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PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ended up here because we couldn't get into Magnolia. We weren't sure what to expect. The Oven Roasted Salmon was delicious! Dining companions had the Crab Louis stack and the roasted octopus, both of which were great choices. I expected the Crab Louis to be heavy but it wasn't - it was light and very pleasant with very good... More 

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Kiawah Island, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Solid menu, good wine list, free parking next door, wait staff well trained and each of our party of 8 really enjoyed their meal. Went on a Thursday night and restaurant was full and therefore it took longer for our meals to arrive than we expected but overall good experience and fair prices.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Soups, Gluten Free, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2126
    (Located between Queen & Cumberland Streets)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 18437229200
Description
Blossom, located on historic East Bay Street in downtown Charleston, S.C serves American cuisine highlighting the Lowcountry’s best seafood. Executive chef Adam Close and his team offer simple, clean dishes, featuring local, seasonal ingredients sourced from area fishermen and farmers, such as Jumbo Lump Crab Tostadas with corn relish, avocado mousse, and sweet chili sauce; Seared Scallops with bacon & fingerling potato ragout, garlic spinach, and brown butter vinaigrette; and pan roasted Mahi Mahi with rock shrimp, creamy rice pirloo, and tomato butter. Open for lunch on Monday through Saturday, dinner nightly, and Sunday brunch, Blossom also offers seating on its charming patio.

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