4.5
185 votes

Peninsula Grill

112 North Market, Charleston, South Carolina 29401 USA

$$$
$$$$
Pricey
Closed Now
Opens Tue 5:30p
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
    Accepted
  • Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • Public
    Restrooms
  • Outdoor
    Seating

“1 of America's Top 50 hotel restaurants”

When Peninsula Grill opened in 1997, the handsomely appointed dining room and sophisticated interpretations of Southern cuisine set the bar for fine dining in Charleston. It was heralded by Esquire magazine as one of America's Best New Restaurants and went on to earn recognition from a host of other esteemed publications, including The New York Times, Southern Living, Travel + Leisure, Wine Spectator and Food & Wine, which named it one of America's Top 50 Hotel Restaurants. A seamless marriage of cosmopolitan accents and Charleston gentility, the ambiance at Peninsula Grill is simultaneously refined and relaxed. The restaurant's stunning interior was designed by Charleston's Amelia Handegan. The décor's underpinnings and tones are distinctively Charleston Lowcountry—seagrass flooring and commissioned artwork depicting local scenery and characters while velvet—lined walls and antique cypress wainscoting adds an air of understated opulence. The result is a classically styled dining room that sets the stage for Charleston's best service staff and Executive Chef Graham Dailey's splendid cuisine. Peninsula Grill's adjoining courtyard is one of the city's true gems. Illuminated by gas carriage lanterns and soft candlelight, the courtyard is a delightful al fresco option open April to October weather permitting.

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Reviewed by
Fathom

  • 127 Reviews
  • 110 Helpful
February 08, 2013

TIP: Try your luck scoring a coveted, quiet outdoor courtyard table and order the steak tartare or foie gras with Carolina peach jam. http://fathomaway.com/guides/usa/us-south/itineraries/weekend-in-charleston-south-carolina/

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Anna Hider

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June 24, 2016
Rated 4.0

You might have better luck if you're just after dessert. The courtyard is what really sets this place apart from all of Charleston's other incredible Southern eateries.

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Tasting Table

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  • 1,318 Reviews
  • 277 Helpful
December 26, 2014
Rated 4.0

The quintessential "fancy" restaurant, but with excellent food to boot, Peninsula Grill achieves an almost cinematic elegance. The coconut cake is legendary, but there are plenty of savory dishes here which deserve the same status.

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Peninsula Grill

112 North Market
Charleston, South Carolina
29401 USA

Hours

Closed Now
  • Sun - Thu: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Fri, Sat: 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Independent
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • Outdoor Seating
  • No Wifi
  • Street Parking
  • Yes Parking

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