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“Absolutely divine!”
Review of Magnolias

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Ranked #18 of 971 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $35
Cuisines: American, European, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: located between Cumberland & Queen Streets
Transit: Charleston CARTA to and from Visitors Center can be picked up 1/2 block from the restaurant on the quarter hour. There are also local cab companies and Charleston's famous Rickshaws that will transport guests to their hotels.
Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

Haven't eaten here in quite a few years, but it's even better than I remembered! My 10 year old daughter and I were treated like queens! Quickly shown to a wonderful table. Excellent service, busy festive atmosphere on a Friday night. My fave, Shellfish over Grits, was so amazing I could hardly stand it! My daughter loved the fried chicken with biscuits and gravy, masked potatoes, corn and collards. Saved the best for last - cinnamon bun King cake bread pudding with vanilla bean ice cream and caramel sauce - OMG!

Thank CarsonsMommy
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Reviewed March 14, 2014

Magnolia has had so much praise heaped upon it, that it hardly needs my feeble words. This place understands food and hospitality. It defines low country cuisine and combines it with Charleston-chic. Fresh ingredients, innovative recipes, pitch-perfect preparation, and informed staff. I need say no more. Go!

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Thank StepMorris1
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Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

Hands down, best lunch in the Chuck. You can't go wrong. Grouper is absolutely perfect. Delicious salads, too!!

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Thank scarolinagirl29455
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Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

We were drawn in by the linen cloths and art work. Service was excellent. Perfect martini, and "oh so heavenly" fried green tomatoes. Shellfish and grits tasted like best of low country. Absolutely recommend to all.

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Thank Elkfromgbrg
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Reviewed March 13, 2014

You must make it your business to visit Magnolias during your stay in Charleston! It may be best to visit during lunch (please make reservations). The buttermilk chicken breast, the shrimp and grits (both versions, the New Orleans style may be just a little tiny bit better....I don't know, they are both delicious), the collard greens, the corn, the mini biscuits on top of mash potatoes with gravy were all delicious....OH MY!!! The buttermilk chicken breast melted in my mouth!!! LOL! It was absolutely delicious! The food was FANTASTIC, just like the service we received from Carrie! I have been to very few restaurants where my need was anticipated before making the request. WOW! Thank you, Carrie for such an exceptional experience, we appreciate you, the hostesses, the chef, and the food!

Thank Felicia B
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