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These Are the 10 Best Places to Get Fries in Charleston

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The Eater readers have spoken, and these 10 restaurants have the very best French fries in the Lowcountry. Or at least they are according to those who were debating the merits of crispy potatoes, heat, oil (truffle and otherwise) and various toppings over here in an Eater Open Thread. Below are the reader picks, presented in no particular order.

If your favorite fries were left off the map, make a case for them in the comments.


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. The Macintosh

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479 King St
Charleston, SC
(843) 789-4299
The burger at downtown's popular The Macintosh was a hit from the start and chef Jeremiah Bacon is impressing the crowds with his parmesan and truffle frites, too.

2. Tattooed Moose

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1137 Morrison Dr
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 277-2990
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Duck fat, duck fat, duck fat. That's the theme of the uptown hangout's fries and people love them. One Eater reader puts it this way: "Duh."

3. The Original Ms. Rose's Fine Food & Cocktails

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1090 Sam Rittenberg Blvd
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 766-0223
The new-ish West Ashley restaurant is becoming known for their comfort foods. One Eater type noted their fries were "pretty ridiculous."

4. The Glass Onion

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1219 Savannah Hwy
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 225-1717
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These Southern specialists in West Ashley pair their beloved fried potatoes with a side of Bernaise.

5. La Fourchette

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435 King St
Charleston, SC 29403
La Fourchette might be slightly more under the radar than another restaurants on King Street, but their fries have caught the attention of plenty and the accompanying aioli has been described as "addictive."

6. Moe's Crosstown Tavern

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714 Rutledge Avenue
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 722-3287
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Moe's Crosstown Tavern is consistently voted "best pub food" in City Paper and has one of the city's most popular burger nights. One Yelper puts it bluntly: "...you're an idiot if you don't try the burgers, fries and wings."

7. Coleman Public House

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427 W Coleman Blvd
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Mount Pleasant's Coleman Public House kept coming up as a popular stop for fries among Eater readers. One noted they'll make spicy fries, if you ask.

8. HŌM

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563 King St.
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 573-7505
The team at HoM doesn't mess around when it comes to fries. They even put them in salad. The dragon fries, however, are standouts at this burger boutique. They're topped with duck confit, curry, garlic sour cream and more.

9. Butcher & Bee

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654 King Street
Charleston, SC
People can't stop talking about the pulled squash and sides like grouper collars at downtown's Butcher and Bee, but plenty of Eater readers love the fried sides as well. To Yelp: "Get the fries w/hollandaise!! Not to be missed. Crispy, salty, and creamy with sauce."

10. Five Guys

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364 King Street
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-9912
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Five Guys might be a chain, but Charleston types still swear by their Idahoes, available on King Street.

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1. The Macintosh

479 King St, Charleston, SC
The burger at downtown's popular The Macintosh was a hit from the start and chef Jeremiah Bacon is impressing the crowds with his parmesan and truffle frites, too.
479 King St
Charleston, SC

2. Tattooed Moose

1137 Morrison Dr, Charleston, SC 29403
Duck fat, duck fat, duck fat. That's the theme of the uptown hangout's fries and people love them. One Eater reader puts it this way: "Duh."
1137 Morrison Dr
Charleston, SC 29403

3. The Original Ms. Rose's Fine Food & Cocktails

1090 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston, SC 29407
The new-ish West Ashley restaurant is becoming known for their comfort foods. One Eater type noted their fries were "pretty ridiculous."
1090 Sam Rittenberg Blvd
Charleston, SC 29407

4. The Glass Onion

1219 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407
These Southern specialists in West Ashley pair their beloved fried potatoes with a side of Bernaise.
1219 Savannah Hwy
Charleston, SC 29407

5. La Fourchette

435 King St, Charleston, SC 29403
La Fourchette might be slightly more under the radar than another restaurants on King Street, but their fries have caught the attention of plenty and the accompanying aioli has been described as "addictive."
435 King St
Charleston, SC 29403

6. Moe's Crosstown Tavern

714 Rutledge Avenue, Charleston, SC 29403
Moe's Crosstown Tavern is consistently voted "best pub food" in City Paper and has one of the city's most popular burger nights. One Yelper puts it bluntly: "...you're an idiot if you don't try the burgers, fries and wings."
714 Rutledge Avenue
Charleston, SC 29403

7. Coleman Public House

427 W Coleman Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Mount Pleasant's Coleman Public House kept coming up as a popular stop for fries among Eater readers. One noted they'll make spicy fries, if you ask.
427 W Coleman Blvd
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

8. HŌM

563 King St., Charleston, SC 29403
The team at HoM doesn't mess around when it comes to fries. They even put them in salad. The dragon fries, however, are standouts at this burger boutique. They're topped with duck confit, curry, garlic sour cream and more.
563 King St.
Charleston, SC 29403

9. Butcher & Bee

654 King Street, Charleston, SC
People can't stop talking about the pulled squash and sides like grouper collars at downtown's Butcher and Bee, but plenty of Eater readers love the fried sides as well. To Yelp: "Get the fries w/hollandaise!! Not to be missed. Crispy, salty, and creamy with sauce."
654 King Street
Charleston, SC

10. Five Guys

364 King Street, Charleston, SC 29401
Five Guys might be a chain, but Charleston types still swear by their Idahoes, available on King Street.
364 King Street
Charleston, SC 29401

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