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“Nostalgic Fun Place” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Fuel

Fuel
Ranked #122 of 895 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, Jamaican, Caribbean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Fuel (new restaurant) 211 Rutledge Ave. Charleston, SC 29403
Eureka, Kansas, United States
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Nostalgic Fun Place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2013

Loved how the use of an old filling (fuel) station was turned into a restaurant. The host were friendly and one was able to sit inside or in the back garden area. We chose the back garden as it was a beautiful day. The sandwich was great with chicken, pineapple and a great dressing with a side of sweet potato (sugar sprinkled) fries. And the fun mural of a traveling family on the back of the building close to the old fuel pumps made it a great place to remember!

Visited March 2013
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Charleston, South Carolina
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“our chill-out place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2013

fuel is a great little venue for just having a spot to chill-out with friends or family. the outdoor seating is what really makes it stand out. dogs & kids welcomed!

tasty food, neat ambiance.... cozy & fun!

our out-of-town guests always rave about it as well.

PS: Mahi-Mahi Tacos with Plantains....YUM!

  • Visited December 2012
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great food and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2013 via mobile

Great food in a laid back environment, with great service. Only downfall is parking but well worth walking a couple blocks.

  • Visited April 2013
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Michigan
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102 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Cool place to check out”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I ate here because it was a Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives restaurant. It would be classified as a dive, and attracts a younger crowd. We are 48, and for the first time, we felt old and out of place in a restaurant. Parking is hard to to find. Waiter and hostess were friendly and very good. I really enjoyed my chicken nachos, but the tiny scoop of average black bean soup was overpriced. Since we are from Michigan, it was wonderful to be able to eat outside on April 1!

  • Visited April 2013
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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“Delicious!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

Amazing food hands down! Big portions and absolutely delicious! Great atmosphere and service is extremely nice! Recommend highly!

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