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McCrady's Tavern

2 Unity Aly, Charleston, SC 29401-3009
+1 843-577-0025
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good16%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2 Unity Aly, Charleston, SC 29401-3009
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Celebrated an early New Years Eve dinner here and it was great. Food was excellent, great wine and good service.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tadosa
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food here is amazing and the service top notch! We started with the pickled shrimp dish(similar to a cerveche but made with leaks and palm hearts! Then moved on to try the grilled octopus appetizer with pork belly. One of the most tender octopus...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TikiTravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The space is very cool but the food was fantastic. We are coming back and this is one restaurant that we will definitely repeat!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Flightygirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We honestly decided to go after I read some of the history of the Tavern and I that was a great experience but our was also amazing. We had filet mignon, roasted chicken and awesome diet busting cheesecake.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Donald J
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I rarely eat someplace that knocks it out of the park on every item we ordered, but McCrady’s Tavern did. Their menu changes frequently as the local produce and fish are available, so you can’t expect what we had to be on...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 877laneb
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I picked McCrady’s Tavern for the history, and the menu. It was an excellent choice. We both had filet mignon. Several times in the past we’d had filet but it never measured up. This time, it was wonderful! We also had Brussels...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BarbaraB8
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Visited Charleston and found this gem. The entrance to the restaurant is located in a alley. When eating in the kitchen room there is no menu but there are many well prepared samples for you to try. All of the courses were well prepared, creative,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DGardJr
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Everything was delicious in the menu. I have tasted octopus as starter and scallops for main course, they were both excellent!!! Their Bloody Mary was not so good but others had angle oak wine from Argentina, they loved it. Atmosphere is good and servers were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cenkotay
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

From the al'le'y entrance to heavily bricked archways you know this is off the beaten track. Pickled shrimp, caviar parfait with fried taters, pumpkin soup with fried marscapone chevré cheese, octopus with bacon lardons, yellow fin tuna and filet mignon are all beautifully prepared. Save...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank I8796GBbruceb
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Don’t let be word tavern throw you off, this is a beautiful dining room with top notch food. Everything we had was top notch. My local fish which is similar to a grouper was one of the best meals I’ve had anywhere in a long...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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October 21, 2016|
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Response from robertk496 | Reviewed this property |
Anything goes for lunch shorts and flip flops Dinner I would were long pants
February 9, 2016|
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Response from aspreitz |
No it is not a family friendly restaurant. We took our 8 month old there last night and my cousin brought his 3 year old to a family event that was in McCrady’s Tavern. It was a lavish event that the family paid good money... More
Carl L
April 24, 2015|
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Response from nic60760 | Reviewed this property |
Everything was a la carte.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Unity Aly, Charleston, SC 29401-3009
    (East Bay & Broad)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-0025
  • E-mail
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