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Bowties, JI Speakeasy

1956 Maybank Hwy, Suite E, Charleston, SC 29412-2126
+1 843-793-2231
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (2 reviews)
“shrimp” (3 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1956 Maybank Hwy, Suite E, Charleston, SC 29412-2126
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

My wife and I dined here during an anniversary trip to Charleston in Oct. The date at How Art Thou Jazz Club & Restaurant was the highlight of our trip in Charleston. The owner of the place was visible and very friendly, interacting with his...More

Thank Dieter W
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Fabulous Oscar Rivers Band on Saturday night even before the female singer joined the band. Amazingly more fabulous after. A hidden gem on James Island. Mediterranean chicken with pasta very good and enough for two. Many repeat customers as we will be. Highly recommend.

Thank flgreyhound
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary at the restaurant during its Sunday Brunch. The owner and staff were very friendly, chatted with us and other customers quite a bit during our visit. The food was good and satisfying. The musician was a very talented,...More

Thank Ronald L
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Started with the house salad with homemade basalmic dressing. Very fresh and delicious. Then pasta primavera with rich creamy pink sauce. Absolutely delicious, well balanced sauce, crisp vegetables and al dente penne. Oscar Rivers and his jazz quartet were really fabulous. Very talented musicians and...More

Thank Francesca003007
David R B, Owner at Bowties, JI Speakeasy, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

I am pleased that you had a wonderful experience with your dinner and entertainment. If this was your first visit, please let us know as we give a discount on any entree upon your next visit. Thank you for taking time to write a comment...More

Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

This review is long overdue! My family and I love to visit this jazz club. In October we not only enjoyed Richie Cole but also met him. Last night for my sister's birthday we enjoyed the Oscar Rivers Quartet. The atmosphere is always inviting, the...More

Thank Amber W
Reviewed July 5, 2017

My husband and I went for a blues brunch featuring Shrimp City Slim. We loved the small cozy atmosphere, and the entertainment was fabulous. The staff were very nice, but the service was rather slow. The food was good, and the menu was far more...More

Thank Judah J
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

The place is very small inside but kinda cute when we first walked in. A simple glass of white wine was $11.50 for the smallest size (6 oz?) and $16.50 for the larger size (9 oz?), which is outrageous! The sliders I got were also...More

Thank MountainsBound
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

My fiancée and I made our first trip to How Art Thou on Saturday, 6/10/17, and got to see the great Oscar Rivers Trio with featured vocalist Kat Keturah on the last night of Piccolo Spoleto. David the owner greeted us warmly, and the staff,...More

2  Thank Ronald B
Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

Outstanding way to start your entertainment day! Cheese board and fruit plate great with carafe of mimosa!

Thank Irene L
Reviewed April 24, 2017

We walked in to grab a glass of wine before a movie. When we came in, David was behind the counter and Jennifer was on the piano. She has a wonderful voice and is quite talented. They had a nice spread for a brunch buffet,...More

Thank Jennifer K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $18
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1956 Maybank Hwy, Suite E, Charleston, SC 29412-2126
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-793-2231
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Bowties, JI Speakeasy Bourbon Bar & Restaurant is a "“A comfortably shabby speakeasy” offering specialty cocktails, varied wine selection and a select Tapas menu. Your place where everyone knows your name.
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