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“Best fried green tomatoes in Charleston!!!”
Review of Cru Cafe

Cru Cafe
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Ranked #14 of 980 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
Description: Located at 18 Pinckney Street, in a classic 18th century Charleston single-style home, Cru Café offers the best in upscale comfort food. Guests of the restaurant enjoy indoor and outdoor porch seating, gourmet comfort food, a wine list tailored to the varied menu and rich, satisfying desserts. It’s one of Charleston’s best kept secrets. Open for lunch and dinner Tuesday through Saturday.
Reviewed February 10, 2017

Wow! This place was fantastic! Just a tip call ahead ...yes even for lunch. The place is crazy busy all the time, but it is because the food was amazing. My wife and I went for lunch, she had the short rib pastrami sandwich...amazing, and I had the beef stew with white beans...ridiculously good. The staff was super friend even though they were really busy...which says a lot to me.

You HAVE TO EAT HERE!!!

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Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent. Very creative and tasty dishes. Fried green tomato dish was excellent. Service was good. At on the porch which was nice but a little tight.

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Reviewed February 9, 2017

We made reservations for lunch (highly recommended when ever you go - lunch or dinner). We had never eaten at Cru Cafe and were looking forward to our lunch. We were seated immediately. We chose the bar at the kitchen. We spoke with the chefs while eating and watched them make some amazing food. Because we had the opportunity to watch them prepare the plates, there are several things we want to try next trip! They have good beer and very satisfying local food (low country and seafood - but other items as well. The highest complement for any restaurant is to say you will return. We will most definitely return.

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Thank Paul S
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Reviewed February 8, 2017

Stopped by here for lunch and got a table but I would suggest a reservation as when we left there was a long line of people. The food was awesome, fresh and very creative. Love the quaint house that this restaurant was housed in.

Thank jdelpiano
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Reviewed February 8, 2017

Have been coming here for more than 10 years and has always been excellent . Tried other restaurants and this continues to be our favorite . The menu and the consistency of preparation and service ...greeted and tended to with care and attention by Nate and Johnny and the rest of the team . Give it a try !
Dave and Katy from Wisconsin

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Thank Kvsak
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