Dating can be tough. Why not make it easier with delicious food?
Are you looking for a romantic place in Charleston to impress your significant other? We’ve looked for menus that will be ideal for anniversaries, birthdays, Valentine’s Day, or just a delicious date night. The restaurants on this list have exceptional intimate ambiance or cuisine, or both!
These are the best date night restaurants in Charleston:
1. Circa 1886
Circa 1886 will wow your significant other. The restaurant is tucked within the original carriage of the Wentworth Mansion and is known as one of the finest restaurants downtown.
Cuisine: 🍴 Lowcountry
Where: 📍149 Wentworth Street
2. Peninsula Grill
Amazing food and romantic ambiance. Don’t forget to order the legendary coconut cake.
Where: 📍112 N Market St
3. Halls Chophouse
Reservation is always required! Halls is known for its welcoming ambiance. If you’re looking for a cozy restaurant and red meat, this is your tea.
Cuisine: 🍴Steakhouse, seafood
Where: 📍434 King St
Never leave Charleston without visiting Husk, at least for cocktails. The restaurant is an old, large, traditional southern home. You can choose to sit inside or outside under the moonlight. Perfect for a special meal!
Cuisine: 🍴Lowcountry, American traditional
Where: 📍76 Queen St
5. Chez Nous
One of the favorite places for local lovers! They offer a daily changing menu of local ingredients which consists of two appetizers, two entreés, and two desserts. Their menu includes food from southern France, northern Italy, and Spain.
Where: 📍6 Payne Ct
6. Vincent Chicco’s
Looking for some handmade pasta? There’s no better place than Vincent Chicco’s. Their candlelight ambiance will make any date as romantic as possible.
Where: 📍Hutson Alley 39G John’s St
Indaco serves rustic Italian cuisine including wood-fired pizzas, hand-crafted pasta, and housemade salami and sausages. They also have a special anniversary dinner of eight courses at $75 per person.
Where: 📍526 King St
8. Tavern and Table
Have dinner with great waterfront views at Tavern and Table. It’s the ideal place to invite family and friends or just enjoy the sunset with your significant other. The restaurant says they try to make the atmosphere as comfortable as your living room.
Cuisine: 🍴International food and seafood
Where: 📍 100 Church St
9. Wild Olive
Delicious classic Italian food with an edgy touch. The outside of the restaurant is perfect for the Instagram perfect photo!
Where: 📍2867 Maybank Hwy
Featured photo by Dmitriy Ganin.