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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

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Housemade Pimiento Cheese
Charleston flatbread
Fried Green Tomatoes
white cheddar & caramelized onion grits, country ham, tomato chutney
Pan Fried Chicken Livers
caramelized onions, country ham, Madeira
Housemade Potato Chips
crumbled blue cheese, scallions
Pan Seared Lump Crab Cakes
lowcountry succotash, tomato butter
Fried Mac & Cheese
bacon jam, hot pepper relish
Sautéed Prince Edward Island Mussels
baby spinach, tasso ham & sweet corn cream, grilled sourdough
Pan Seared Sea Scallops
sweet​ corn hoe cakes, micro arugula, brandied apple-bacon cream sauce
Crispy Pork Belly
local black-eyed peas, pickled hot peppers, arugula, warm bacon vinaigrette
Down South Egg Roll
collard greens, chicken, tasso ham, red pepper purée, spicy mustard, peach chutney
Cup $5.00
Bowl $6.00
Creamy Tomato Bisque
chiffonade of fresh basil
Cup $7.00
Bowl $8.00
Blue Crab Bisque
fresh chives
Crumbled blue cheese $+2.00
Wadmalaw Field Greens
lingonberry vinaigrette
Southern Caesar Salad
shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano, cornbread croutons
Bibb Salad
blueberries, candied pecans, crumbled blue cheese, lemon-poppyseed dressing.
Local Asparagus Salad
arugula, country ham, deviled eggs, feta, green goddess dressing
Cucumber Salad
baby greens, tomatoes, red radishes, black-eyed peas, lemon-dill vinaigrette
Herb Grilled Chicken Salad
mixed greens, feta cheese, cornbread croutons, sweet corn relish, honey-chipotle vinaigrette
Parmesan Chicken Breast
chilled pasta, arugula, grape tomatoes, lemon-sherry vinaigrette
Lowcountry Bouillabaisse
local fish & shellfish, tasso ham, andouille sausage, corn, okra, new potatoes, bell peppers, spicy shellfish potlikker, grilled bread
Ahi Tuna au Poivre
goat cheese & herb risotto, green beans, grape tomatoes, red onion, lemon-balsamic butter
Spicy Shrimp & Sausage
tasso gravy, creamy white grits
creek shrimp, smoked chicken, kielbasa, jasmine rice, fried okra
Fresh, Local, & Vegetarian
Chef’s selection of the season’s freshest vegetables in an Uptown/Down South presentation
Shellfish Over Grits
sautéed shrimp, sea scallops, & lobster, creamy white grits, lobster butter sauce, fried spinach
Bourbon Fried Catfish
shrimp, andouille sausage & local butter bean succotash, Creole grits, Tabasco rémoulade
Cedar Plank Salmon
local oyster mushrooms, baby spinach, artichoke hearts, pepperoncini, dill-shallot vinaigrette, balsamic reduction
Lump Crab Stuffed Rainbow Trout
sautéed​ mushrooms, roasted potatoes, local sweet peas & carrots, Dijon mustard creamed leeks
Parmesan Crusted Flounder
jasmine rice & creek shrimp pirloo, sweet corn, tomato & asparagus salad, lump crab, citrus beurre blanc
Sweet Chili Rubbed Ahi Tuna
habanero hummus & pepperjack spring rolls, roasted mango salsa, Creole rémoulade
Buttermilk Fried Chicken Breast
cracked pepper biscuit, mashed potatoes, collard greens, creamed corn, sausage-herb gravy
BBQ Pulled Pork
Carolina red rice, collard greens, jalapeño-peach coleslaw, grilled cornbread
Pan Roasted Duck Breast
blackened green tomatoes, arugula, goat's milk feta, sweet corn relish, cornbread croutons, warm bacon vinaigrette
Carolina Red Rice
Mashed Potatoes
Creamed Corn
Collard Greens
Carolina Red Rice
Creamy Grits
Green Beans
Herb Potato Cake
Sautéed Spinach
$31 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Seafood, Soups, International, Contemporary
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews brunch shellfish parmesan crusted flounder fries pecan pie fried green tomatoes egg rolls bouillabaisse pimento cheese salad chicken crab potatoes biscuits steak our waiter southern food
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent Sunday Brunch. Reservation needed. staff friendly and food is good. The bar is very small so making a reservation is needed or you’ll be waiting.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank missykidwell
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I were unable to secure dinner reservations but had no trouble with a walk in at lunch. We just had to try the Southern Egg Roll and it did not disappoint! All was delicious and the service outstanding.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank bews111
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Don’t visit Charleston without taking in a fabulous meal at Magnolia’s. Two dinning rooms, up- and downstairs, and a bar. Menu is filled with everything from local fare, restaurant specialities, and the basics for those who are not adventurous. Service is above and beyond, leaving...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Katiewillwin
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This did not disappoint. I had the Brussels sprout special and the short rib stroganoff. All of it was perfect. Not a huge short rib fan but this was tender and the homemade noodles were just perfect. The woman next to me has the fried...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank QA_Geek
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent food and superb service! We had salmon deviled eggs, surf and turf, home made chips with blue cheese crumbles and skillet cornbread - yum!!!Highly recommend (-:

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank smoak53
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Standing sample of good southern cooking. Four different dishes at our table and I will eat all four of them again a definite must if you have A few days in town this place should be on your list for dinner. Great menu fair prices...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 808NickC
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a great meal at Magnolias. The waitress was very attentive. The bread was amazing! Crusty on the outside but soft on the inside. I got the fried chicken on biscuits with mashed and collard greens. My husband got the Parmesan crusted fish of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 2016julie
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had lunch here before heading home and so glad we did. The grilled corn bread is worth the calories. Started with fried green tomatoes and their version of an egg roll. Both delicious and pretty to look at. Fried chicken plate and the boulabaise...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank calwinemd
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were A very large group of at least 40 people. We were promptly taken to the back room which was perfect. It was secluded and no risk of us disrupting any of the other diners. The dinner was delicious! My favourite part was the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank nicolepignatelli
Reviewed 6 days ago

meal was fantastic. great location. Atmosphere was a little nicer than other more casual restaurants we tried in Charleston, but not too fancy. Our server was excellent and gave great recommendations. Wine selection good.

Date of visit: March 2019
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June 13, 2018|
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Response from Scott W | Reviewed this property |
Easy to walk to.. or take a bike taxi if you like.. and I wear whatever. Normally shorts and a polo, exactly what I wear to everything and everywhere every day. Comfort lifestyle
June 4, 2018|
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Response from patriziat926 | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure if they were gluten free . Sorry, but they do have a menu listed on their website.
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