8 Charleston Restaurants With Spectacular Views

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8 Charleston Restaurants With Spectacular Views

These Charleston restaurants with a view are perfect for a date, family dinner, or happy hour!

Did somebody order seafood with a side of breathtaking views? Please take advantage of the beautiful sceneries that Charleston has to offer and combine them with outstanding food. Bon appétit!

These are Charleston restaurants with spectacular views that you need to visit ASAP: 


1. Fleet Landing Restaurant

Where: 186 Concord St

Considered one of the 100 most scenic restaurants in the US, according to Business Insider. Fleet Landing offers a delicious menu of seafood. Enjoy the waterfront views!


2. Charleston Crab House

Where: 145 Wappoo Creek Dr

If you’re looking for classic Charleston food, this is the place to go! The waterfront views are beautiful and the dishes are delicious. Don’t forget to order their hushpuppies.


3. Bowens Island Restaurant 

Where: 1870 Bowens Island Rd

Located only 5 minutes from Folly Beach, Bowens Island is known for its delicious oysters, fried shrimp, and hushpuppies. Try mouthwatering seafood and a cold beer while you take in the view of the river and marshes. 


4. Marina Variety Store & Restaurant

Where: 9 Lockwood Dr 

Marina is open from 7 am, and it’s always a great option to eat a Southern-style breakfast with a fantastic view of the water. Eat like a local and forget about the touristy vibes of other restaurants.


5. Middleton Place Restaurant 

Where: 4330 Ashley River Rd 

Middleton is a cozy, historical restaurant. Located within Middleton Place, a National Historic Landmark, the menu is inspired by traditional Southern cuisine.  All dishes are out of this world!


6. The Kingstide 

Where: 32 River Landing Dr 

The Kingstide is the only waterfront restaurant on Daniel Island. Their two-story building was specially designed for customers to absorb as much natural light and picturesque views as possible. Hello Vitamin D!


7. Tavern & Table 

Where: 100 Church St 

This hidden gem is only 20 minutes away from downtown Charleston. Parking might be hard at Tavern & Table; however, the food and the views make up for it. It’s right on the shrimp dock so that they won’t get any fresher than that!


8. Charleston Harbor Fish House 

Where: 24 Patriots Point Rd 

The views in the Fish House are spectacular; you’ll be able to see the Charleston skyline, the USS Yorktown, and Marina from every table. Tip: Ask to be seated in the outside area and don’t hesitate to try their shrimp & grits. 

Featured photo by Charleston Crab House. 

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