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Chloe Gilstrap

14 Awesome Charleston Restaurants for Your Wedding Day

Wedding food doesn't have to be bad.

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| Chloe Gilstrap

Planning a wedding? Why not leave the catering in the hands of a restaurant you know and trust? Many Charleston establishments have space to host receptions and give patrons the same experience they would find in the dining room. The Holy City is a popular wedding destination, so book these spaces early.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. 39 Rue De Jean

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39 John St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 722-8881
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Classic French restaurant 39 Rue de Jean has an upstairs space for private events, such as weddings. The big day can be accompanied by all the Parisian favorites you've grown fond of at the iconic bistro. [Photo: Rue de Jean]
492 King St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 203-6338
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King Street hotspot 492 has a stunning private dining room on the second floor, perfect for a wedding reception. Let chef Nate Whiting and his team cater your special day.

3. Cannon Green

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103 Spring Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Luscious space Cannon Green was made for weddings — no, literally, the space was renovated to be "a perfect place to host a celebration." The recently-renovated address is a stunner. Chef Amalia Scatena's menu focuses on local ingredients with a Mediterranean influence.

4. Circa 1886

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149 Wentworth St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 853-7828
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Book the Tack Room at fine dining destination Circa 1886 for an elegant experience for your wedding. Opt for the grand tasting menu to get the full breadth of chef Marc Collins' cooking. [Photo: Circa 1886]

5. Cypress

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167 E Bay St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 727-0111
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Charleston stalwart Cypress offers a private dining room for up to 75 guests. Chef Craig Deihl's menu is full of local produce and well-known classics, like crab cakes and roast chicken. Add the charcuterie option — cured meats are one of Deihl's specialties.

6. Fish

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442 King St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 722-3474
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The second floor dining room at Fish can be reserved for wedding receptions. The space has an airy, beach vibe, while chef Nico Romo's food has a serious French-Asian feel. Guests can conveniently spill out on to King Street if they wish to continue the party after you close your bar. [Photo: Fish]

7. Halls Chophouse

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434 King St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 727-0090
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Meaty magnifico Halls Chophouse features three private dining spaces on bustling King Street. If you've always imagined cutting into a precisely seared steak on your wedding day, Halls is the spot. [Photo: Halls]

8. High Cotton

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199 E Bay St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 724-3815
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A traditional Southern wedding calls for traditional Southern fare at the reception. Quintessential Charleston restaurant High Cotton can host large parties and offers all the classic dishes with an upscale slant.

9. McCrady's

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2 Unity Aly
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-0025
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The ultimate in fine dining, McCrady's is one of the poshest spots for a discerning bride and groom. Chef Sean Brock and crew can craft an experience that is Southern, historic, and unforgettable. [Photo: McCrady's]

10. Oak Steakhouse

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17 Broad St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 722-4220
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If you've imagined dining with wedding guest while overlooking historic Broad Street, then reserve a room at classic American steakhouse Oak. The handsome dining rooms are the perfect backdrop for a reception. Chef Jeremiah Bacon serves quintessential chophouse fare with Certified Angus Beef at the forefront. [Photo: Oak]

11. Old Village Post House

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101 Pitt St
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 388-8935
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Nestled in the quaint Old Village Mount Pleasant (The Notebook was filmed there), Old Village Post House is set in historic clapboard house. The vintage space is straight out of Pinterest. The have two elegant private dining spaces to choose from. [Photo: Maverick Southern Kitchens]

12. Poogan's Porch

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72 Queen St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-2337
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One of the oldest independently-owned restaurants in the Holy City, Poogan's Porch allows guests to host their reception in a stately Victorian house. If you wanted a classic Lowcountry wedding day, this is the place. [Photo: Poogan's]

13. Star's Rooftop & Grill Room

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495 King Street
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 577-0100
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Star's features rooftop views of the Charleston skyline paired with classic cuisine. The King Street restaurant has a private dining room that can hold up to 100 guests. [Photo: Star's]

14. Peninsula Grill

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112 N Market St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 723-0700
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If nothing but pure opulence will do for the big day, reserve a private space at fine dining icon Peninsula Grill. Choose from the Charleston Room or the Garden Room, and allow chef Graham Dailey and his culinary team to delight you and your guests during your reception.

1. 39 Rue De Jean

39 John St, Charleston, SC 29403
Classic French restaurant 39 Rue de Jean has an upstairs space for private events, such as weddings. The big day can be accompanied by all the Parisian favorites you've grown fond of at the iconic bistro. [Photo: Rue de Jean]
39 John St
Charleston, SC 29403

2. 492

492 King St, Charleston, SC 29403
King Street hotspot 492 has a stunning private dining room on the second floor, perfect for a wedding reception. Let chef Nate Whiting and his team cater your special day.
492 King St
Charleston, SC 29403

3. Cannon Green

103 Spring Street, Charleston, SC 29403
Luscious space Cannon Green was made for weddings — no, literally, the space was renovated to be "a perfect place to host a celebration." The recently-renovated address is a stunner. Chef Amalia Scatena's menu focuses on local ingredients with a Mediterranean influence.
103 Spring Street
Charleston, SC 29403

4. Circa 1886

149 Wentworth St, Charleston, SC 29401
Book the Tack Room at fine dining destination Circa 1886 for an elegant experience for your wedding. Opt for the grand tasting menu to get the full breadth of chef Marc Collins' cooking. [Photo: Circa 1886]
149 Wentworth St
Charleston, SC 29401

5. Cypress

167 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401
Charleston stalwart Cypress offers a private dining room for up to 75 guests. Chef Craig Deihl's menu is full of local produce and well-known classics, like crab cakes and roast chicken. Add the charcuterie option — cured meats are one of Deihl's specialties.
167 E Bay St
Charleston, SC 29401

6. Fish

442 King St, Charleston, SC 29403
The second floor dining room at Fish can be reserved for wedding receptions. The space has an airy, beach vibe, while chef Nico Romo's food has a serious French-Asian feel. Guests can conveniently spill out on to King Street if they wish to continue the party after you close your bar. [Photo: Fish]
442 King St
Charleston, SC 29403

7. Halls Chophouse

434 King St, Charleston, SC 29403
Meaty magnifico Halls Chophouse features three private dining spaces on bustling King Street. If you've always imagined cutting into a precisely seared steak on your wedding day, Halls is the spot. [Photo: Halls]
434 King St
Charleston, SC 29403

8. High Cotton

199 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401
A traditional Southern wedding calls for traditional Southern fare at the reception. Quintessential Charleston restaurant High Cotton can host large parties and offers all the classic dishes with an upscale slant.
199 E Bay St
Charleston, SC 29401

9. McCrady's

2 Unity Aly, Charleston, SC 29401
The ultimate in fine dining, McCrady's is one of the poshest spots for a discerning bride and groom. Chef Sean Brock and crew can craft an experience that is Southern, historic, and unforgettable. [Photo: McCrady's]
2 Unity Aly
Charleston, SC 29401

10. Oak Steakhouse

17 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401
If you've imagined dining with wedding guest while overlooking historic Broad Street, then reserve a room at classic American steakhouse Oak. The handsome dining rooms are the perfect backdrop for a reception. Chef Jeremiah Bacon serves quintessential chophouse fare with Certified Angus Beef at the forefront. [Photo: Oak]
17 Broad St
Charleston, SC 29401

11. Old Village Post House

101 Pitt St, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Nestled in the quaint Old Village Mount Pleasant (The Notebook was filmed there), Old Village Post House is set in historic clapboard house. The vintage space is straight out of Pinterest. The have two elegant private dining spaces to choose from. [Photo: Maverick Southern Kitchens]
101 Pitt St
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

12. Poogan's Porch

72 Queen St, Charleston, SC 29401
One of the oldest independently-owned restaurants in the Holy City, Poogan's Porch allows guests to host their reception in a stately Victorian house. If you wanted a classic Lowcountry wedding day, this is the place. [Photo: Poogan's]
72 Queen St
Charleston, SC 29401

13. Star's Rooftop & Grill Room

495 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
Star's features rooftop views of the Charleston skyline paired with classic cuisine. The King Street restaurant has a private dining room that can hold up to 100 guests. [Photo: Star's]
495 King Street
Charleston, SC 29403

14. Peninsula Grill

112 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401
If nothing but pure opulence will do for the big day, reserve a private space at fine dining icon Peninsula Grill. Choose from the Charleston Room or the Garden Room, and allow chef Graham Dailey and his culinary team to delight you and your guests during your reception.
112 N Market St
Charleston, SC 29401

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