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“The place for handcrafted cocktails and great atmosphere” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Belmont

The Belmont
Ranked #146 of 895 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Drinks, Dinner, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Sophisticated casual and metropolitan bar on Upper King Street area of Charleston that serves masterfully-mixed drinks and light fare. Needs attention as it is really a wonderful relaxing experience in the heart of historic Charleston!
Rockville, Maryland, United States
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“The place for handcrafted cocktails and great atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2014

If you are looking for that special place to have an after-dinner drink after one of those good Charleston meals, step into the Belmont. Sophisticated atmosphere and handcrafted cocktails make it an excellent place to go. The staff is knowledgeable and passionate about mixology, and their access to fine ingredients is extensive.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
Atlanta, Georgia
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great Cocktails. Great Service.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2014

We have really started seeking out place that sell Hand Crafted Cocktails. This place fits that definition completely.

The bartenders wear white shirts with small black ties. Makes you think of the 40's & 50's cocktail place.They have a drink menu of original takes on the old standards. They are also willing to make your favorites with a twist.

If you want a Craft Cocktail with some ambiance, give this place a try.

Visited April 2014
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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Excellent cocktails”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2014

The Tiger Paw sour is to die for. Think Amaretto sour but better. Great speakeasy for after dinner cocktails. Brad is very knowledgeable. Tell him what you like and he'll concoct something fabulous!

Visited March 2014
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Charleston, South Carolina
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123 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Very European”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2014

Love this place. Great cocktails with awesome bartenders. It's like being back in Europe. Fantastic atmosphere.

Visited March 2014
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Boston, Massachusetts
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123 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“The Belmont is what a cocktail lounge should be”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2014

What a great place! Real drinks, made with care and intelligence by adorable bartenders. These guys take cocktails seriously but they don't seem to take themselves too seriously. The atmosphere is friendly and welcoming, with a variety of patrons of all ages. Loved the classic noir movie showing on the back wall, not a tv in sight. Super comfortable banquettes, we only wish we could have been there later when things really get moving. Oh! The music is superb!

Visited February 2014
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