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Anson Restaurant

12 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401-2018
+1 843-577-0551
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crispy flounder” (85 reviews)
“filet” (31 reviews)
“fries” (65 reviews)
Opens in 13 min
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
12 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401-2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went totally based on trip advisor reviews and were not disappointed at all. First of all the service was wonderful. The fried okra appetizer was wonderful. All of the seafood was excellent. The vegetables like the greens and okra were all VERY fresh and...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not only is this restaurant great for food, the location is super cool! The French Quarter is really awesome and Anson has great seafood options. The service is great too.

Thank maddigrace
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a lovely meal at Anson's. Our waiter was excellent, answered any questions we had about the food in a knowledgeable manner and also gave some suggestions too. Decor and ambiance was pleasing. Would recommend

1  Thank UKGIRL13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such great food! Everything was fantastic and the signature dish, a flounder with apricot glaze was worth our trip to Charleston!

Thank Martha S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the very nice restaurant in Charleston. Excellent atmosphere and good service. We were recommended the special pork chop. It is really a large one, but more bone than meat and meat was hard work. Somewhat disappointing.

Thank Wolter v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great dinner place close to main market! Had garlic app and filet for dinner. Both were served piping hot and to perfection. Service was awesome and staff was friendly.

Thank CT Rob G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here for dinner and have a very nice time . Service was very good and the food was very good but not over the top great- which isn’t a knock. I do recommend this restaurant and would go back -...More

Thank tiledawg
Reviewed 12 September 2018

We had a great time at this wonderful restaurant in the historic district. I ordered the crispy fish, it was amazing. My first time having this dish anywhere and I can't wait to try it again. Everyone in our group enjoyed their meals. A special...More

Thank mike4867
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We live in KC and try to get back to Charleston once a year (my dad is a Citadel grad). Anson is on our “must-do” list for EVERY SINGLE VISIT. The food is to die for—the flounder is unbelievable and the fried green tomatoes are...More

Thank Erin U
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We dined at Anson's on our last night in Charleston. The restaurant was quite full of tourists when we arrived and the noise level on the first floor was, to put it mildly, "energetic". We were taken to the 2nd floor which seemed a bit...More

1  Thank Robert J
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13 June 2018|
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Response from MJJJB | Reviewed this property |
No there is not.
Kim S
13 December 2017|
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Response from Drgole | Reviewed this property |
We were there in April-May. Some people dressed up for dinner, some dressed smart casual, and some were casual. From my observation I would say its up to you.
Yvonne G
2 March 2017|
Response from Cilburke | Reviewed this property |
No. Just wear what you'd normally wear to a decent restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401-2018
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-0551
  • E-mail
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