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82 Queen

82 Queen St, Charleston, SC 29401-2220
+1 843-723-7591
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (140 reviews)
“jambalaya” (215 reviews)
“crab cakes” (235 reviews)
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American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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82 Queen St, Charleston, SC 29401-2220
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow! Hands-down 82 Queen was our favorite spot this trip to Charleston. The competition was stiff & included The Ordinary and FIG. Our food, Josh our server and the atmosphere were all outstanding I had the She Crab soup, shrimp & grits and my wife...More

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Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Charleston certainly has an amazing restaurant scene, so we are honored to be your favorite during your trip! It sounds like you got to try some of our Lowcountry favorites- the She Crab Soup is a classic here at 82 Queen, and you can never...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had wonderful attention by two superb personalities. Zack was our waiter. He is a student at a local university. He has an engaging smile and charming personality. And good service on top of that. Then there was Tiffany, the restaurant manager. She is a...More

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Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We strive to hire only the best people here at 82 Queen, and Zack and Tiffany are no exception! We are so glad to hear that you were well taken care of, our standard of excellence in service is something we pride ourselves on. We're...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate outside in a very attractive setting. The food was good but the crab cakes here were not as good as the crab cakes at Poogan's Porch. They said that it was one of their signature dishes but it had too much other stuff...More

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Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Our quaint, historic location is one of the most charming locations to dine in Charleston! We're so glad you got to enjoy our Queen's Courtyard during your visit. We are sorry to hear that the crab cakes were not to your liking, but thrilled that...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very grateful for Drake’s kind and expertise service today. 82 queen for brunch was much better option than waiting in line down the road. We were treated like royalty.More

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Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Our goal to treat everyone like queens and kings! Brunching at 82 Queen is one of the best weekend activities in Charleston, in our opinion. We pride ourselves on hiring only the best people who extend Southern hospitality to each and every guest, so it...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lunch at 82 Queen was delicious. You need to try this restaurant. Jambalaya, fried green tomato and ham sandwich with fried okra, and I had the Queens club with potato salad. She crab soup, not photographed because my husband inhaled it. He said it was...More

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Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

This is truly a joy to read! It sounds like you got to try a wide variety of options and we're so glad that you enjoyed everything. Our She-Crab Soup is quite famous in Charleston and definitely a guest favorite. We'll be sure to share...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have now taken my family, most of my friends, and my significant other to82 Queen. I particularly like their barbecue shrimp and grits, but the oyster dish is also phenomenal. You can’t really go wrong.More

Thank Lauren K
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

This is a joy to read. We love hearing from repeat guests, especially those who bring back their family and friends! Our Barbecue Shrimp & Grits is definitely one of our most popular menu items, we're so glad you are a big fan of it....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant was opened at 82 Queen Street in 1982. So it has been serving authentic SC fare for 36 years. Their experience in delivering fine regional cuisine is apparent. We used the daily happy hour to sample some of the dishes for which the...More

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Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yum, it sounds like you got to try a wide variety of our menu items! We pride ourselves on serving some of the best Lowcountry cuisine in Charleston and are thrilled that you enjoyed everything so much. We're so glad that our staff took excellent...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a beautiful spot on the patio under the twinkling lights. Hillary was a delightful server and paid close attention to our needs. Their special cheese biscuits were extraordinary...I took some leftovers home and they were still delicious the next day. My hubby had...More

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Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Our quaint, historic location is one of the most romantic places to dine in Charleston! We're so glad that you and your husband had such a wonderful experience and that you enjoyed your meals. A meal of cheese biscuits, scallops and tilefish sounds simply divine!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came on our honeymoon and had heard recommendations for this place. We randomly saw and decided to pop in. We had their pomegranate mimosas which were DELICIOUS. For brunch we had shrimp and grits which were decent, but their fried chicken and biscuits dish...More

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Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yum, it's hard to beat a brunch combo of our Pomegranate Mimosas, Shrimp & Grits and Southern Fried Chicken & Biscuits! We are so thrilled that we could serve you during your honeymoon, our charming location is one of the most romantic dining places in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived late in the afternoon for lunch and were pleasantly surprised by the obviously high standards of this property. This was our first visit and the service was excellent, the food meticulously prepared and presented, and the atmosphere warm and inviting. What a great...More

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Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at 82 Queen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

From the quality of food and service to the atmosphere we strive to create, we certainly do have high standards of excellence here at 82 Queen. Our goal is to create a memorable experience for each guest and we are so thrilled that this was...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Queen St, Charleston, SC 29401-2220
    (King & Meeting)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-723-7591
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Description
Celebrating Lowcountry cuisine for 32 years. 82 Queen continues to reinvent the traditional South using fresh, local ingredients and modern takes on the classics. The seasonal menus feature authentic Lowcountry cuisine from award-winning she-crab soup to Lowcountry jambalaya and shrimp and grits, all served with gracious hospitality. Enjoy lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch in 19th-century dining rooms or in the brick courtyard underneath a breathtaking Southern magnolia tree. Southern Living and Wine Spectator awards confirm the restaurant as one of the finest dining establishments in the heart of downtown Charleston. Long live the Queen.
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