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“Great locally sourced food and super service!”
Review of Bluegrass Kitchen

Bluegrass Kitchen
Ranked #8 of 279 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $21
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Charleston's authentic farm-to-table made-from-scratch modern comfort food restaurant. With a legion of chefs who caringly practice the art of food, BgK offers delicious brunch, dinner, and desserts for hungry vegetarians, meat connoisseurs, and everyone in-between. In the circa 1920 building with pressed tin ceilings and exposed architecture, Bluegrass also serves as a gallery for local artists. In the Tap room there's live original acoustic music most nights, with finely crafted cocktails, a curated wine list & a bounty of beers. Close to West Virginia's beautiful capitol grounds the family-owned and operated Bluegrass Kitchen has been featured in The New York Times and Wall Street Journal as well as Bon Appetit, Garden & Gun, Taste of the South magazines and many more.
Reviewed July 8, 2011

Chose Bluegrass from TripAdvisor and it was confirmed by hotel staff. We ordered fish 'n chips and the beef BBQ sandwich, both locally sourced and fresh. Ashley served us and she was delightful. She offered suggestions for both dinner and dessert. The buttermilk and berry pie should be the only dessert on the menu. I will be back!

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Thank Dave75714
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Reviewed June 18, 2011

Blue Grass Kitchen Review
First impressions are of a funky college décor, which is to say minimalist functional with some shabby chic touches. More like Morgantown than Charleston. Small and popular, but not overly crowed on Saturday night. Very electic group of diners—children, frat boys, elderly people.
The compact menu was filled with local West Virginia meats and fish. Good variety of domestic and imported microbrews.
We ordered Caesar salad, which was fresh and delicious. It had a single tasty crouton that would have sank the Titanic. For entrees, we had the chicken quesadillas and two more appetizers, salmon cakes with salad greens and a tapas plate with toast points, hummus, mixed veggies and sprouts. The quesadillas had lots of smokey cheese and well-seasoned chicken. The salsa was fresh and homemade. The salmon cakes were a bit dry and they wilted the salad greens. The tapas plate was a nice mix. The toast points should have been grilled or at least toasted.
The service was very friendly, funny, and prompt.
Overall, an interesting place with tasty food, college town atmosphere, and good service. We’ll stop in again when we are in Charleston.

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2  Thank Michelle58277
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Reviewed April 28, 2011

I have been a big fan of this restaurant. We stop in Charleston every year for a regatta at The University of Charleston and I discovered The Bluegrass Kitchen and was delighted with the wonderful food, great service and eclectic menu, also loved the funky, arty decor. After eating there for the past four years, I was looking forward to another great evening of dining! Such was not the case, the service was slow, the salad never arrived, and my fish dinner was brought out warm and had a strong fishy taste. When I mentioned this, the waiter sent over the owner who proceeded to instruct me that the fish was perfectly cooked and said she had tasted it and it was fine. She continued in a confrontational manner......ouch. I can overlook an off night in the kitchen, but to be treated in a heavy handed manner is unacceptable. I will not go back,

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9  Thank Florabel042
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Reviewed April 27, 2011

Went with a group here and had a variety of food on the menu. The beer and wine menu were great. We started with the beer fondue and it was so good. For dinner, we had the quesadillas, pizza, rib eye and trout. Everything was organic and very clean tasting. The flavor was out of this world. The service was great, too. This was such a nice and unexpected surprise.

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1  Thank ChicagoAW
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Reviewed February 20, 2011

All above average, nothing to blow your socks off, but one of the few places I have regularly dined without ever having a negative experience.

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1  Thank TruthMachine
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