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Most romantic restaurant in Charleston?

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Most romantic restaurant in Charleston?

We are going there for a long weekend for my milestone birthday. Would love to go to a really romantic gourmet restaurant. Suggestions? We love all kinds of food...my husband is especially a foodie. I just want romance! :)

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1. Re: Most romantic restaurant in Charleston?

I dont know why the most romantic places I can think of are Italian, but here they are.

Pane e Vino (Warren Street, near upper King Street)

http://www.panevinocharleston.com/

Il Cortile del Re (lower King Street)

www.ilcortiledelre.com

Fulton Five (Fulton Lane, off lower King Street). Insist on a front corner table.

The Absolute Most Romantic:

Al di La, Avondale, west of the Ashley, a few minutes from downtown.

http://www.aldilarestaurant.com/

Edited: 8:09 pm, November 05, 2011
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2. Re: Most romantic restaurant in Charleston?

Thanks for giving me a place to start plus the websites! It does seem like Italian places are the most romantic. Kinda wishing there was something more low country since we can get Italian almost anywhere. Yet, if its romantic...!

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3. Re: Most romantic restaurant in Charleston?

Try High Cotton downtown. If you let them know it is a special occaision when you make the reservation, they can give you a more secluded table. Food is lowcountry and awesome, just ate there last week.

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4. Re: Most romantic restaurant in Charleston?

I just finished a short (three night) trip to Charleston and went to three wonderful restaurants. My cousin and I both thought Circa 1886 appeared romantic. The booths seemed very intimate (we didn't sit in one). The service was impeccable and the menu was an inventive representation of southern hospitality.

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5. Re: Most romantic restaurant in Charleston?

Cypress has some cozy booths upstairs. Service is always great, but if you let them know it's a special night, they'll make sure it's really special. Charleston Grill is also great for a special night.

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6. Re: Most romantic restaurant in Charleston?

Pending weather, there's always the garden at 82 Queen.

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7. Re: Most romantic restaurant in Charleston?

I second Charleston Grill. I think it's an outstanding restaurant to celebrate an event. Enjoy your trip.

Charleston Grill @ 224 King St., Charleston, SC. 843 - 577 - 4522.

http://www.charlestongrill.com/#home

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8. Re: Most romantic restaurant in Charleston?

Of the Italian restaurants recommended, I would say Fulton Five is your best bet if you want to assure a romantic dinner. Al di la has very good food but it can get really noisy--so much so that, depending on where you are seated, you can't carry on a conversation. I've only been to Charleston Grill twice, but had bad experiences there both times and have not returned.

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9. Re: Most romantic restaurant in Charleston?

I agree with endo.

Go to High Cotton. Call ahead and tell them it's a special occasion.

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10. Re: Most romantic restaurant in Charleston?

Well, dunno why you think Charleston is romantic, when you are coming from San Antonio. (Hey, let's leave hubby at home and we'll take an amble along the Riverwalk.....). But The Charthouse is worth a visit, right on the river, good food, and definitely good for a romantic evening. So also is the dinner cruise.

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