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Overall Rating: 381 reviews

Frances T.

March 5, 2018, 5:34 pm

3/2/18 After a full day of strolling around downtown, my daughter and I were starving! The scoop: a lot of restaurants close between lunch and dinner. Rue... Read More

John E.

January 17, 2018, 1:13 am

If you are ever freezing after losing a bet and jumping in the ocean in January and want some French onion soup this is the spot. Not gonna say much more... Read More

Ashton P.

December 27, 2017, 2:59 pm

39 Rue de Jean: 5 stars. Delicious French food! Mussels! They have multiple preparations of mussels available, but we had the classic Mussels Marinière:... Read More

In The News

  Introducing the Dish Top 50 It’s all about the recommendations By Robert F. Moss / Charleston City Paper For starters, we’ve put on our flak jackets and created a section of restaurants that our food writers consider to be the Top 50 restaurants in the Charleston area. They might be downtown or out in the […]

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Meet some of the indispensable people keeping the city’s restaurants afloat February 25, 2015: By Kinsey Gidick , Stratton Lawrence  and Allston McCrady According to the Charleston Regional Development Alliance, 30,480 people work in the food service industry in Charleston. That’s 10.3 percent of the working population cutting, frying, greeting, sweeping, and serving this city’s […]

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Post & Courier – December 3, 2014 by: Hanna Raskin As much as I hate to disappoint my various dinner companions, all of whom seem to share an otter-like obsession with mussels, I almost always try to squirm out of ordering mussels when reviewing a restaurant. I have nothing against mussels, really: I love seeing […]

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Post & Courier        Oct 29 2014 12:01 am To make this recipe from 39 Rue de Jean’s Jason Dupree, you’ll need a half-cup of bacon fat. If you aren’t already in the habit of saving your drippings, you’ll need about one pound of bacon to produce the needed fat. See the article here. Bacon and […]

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Have you ever gone on a food tour when traveling to a new city? If you haven’t, I highly recommend it. It is a great way to learn the city’s history, some interesting facts and a great way to discover their culinary scene. While in Charleston, my husband and I went on the Charleston Culinary Tour. They offer a variety of […]

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39 Rue de Jean Coming to Savannah! Posted by Eat It and Like It     22 July 2014 “There’s been a lot of talk around here lately about new restaurants, new developments and growth downtown and beyond… Another member of that “Class of 2014” restaurants in Savannah may be the next one to open, perhaps early […]

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The Girl and Globe September 21, 2013 By Rebecca Pokora When I was in town for the Charleston Sessions, I was invited by Charleston Culinary Tours to be a guest on their Farmer’s Market Tour.  Since I love sampling food (in general) and enjoy supporting local products (in particular) this seemed like the perfect way […]

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February 14, 2014 written by caroline I attended a complimentary culinary tour with Charleston Culinary Tours to review with my husband and I am thrilled to be able to share my experience with you! Being from Charleston and having just moved back into town, I’m loving relearning the city! So much has changed in the […]

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TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014 – Counting My Cupcakes CHARLESTON CULINARY TOUR – UPPER KING STREET “I was recently contacted by Charleston Culinary Tours and invited to participate in one of their many tour options. Despite feeling like I’m relatively in-the-know when it comes to Charleston food and restaurants, I had never heard of these tours. […]

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THE FIVE DAYS OF MEAT 15 Must-Try Burgers in Charleston Tuesday, July 8, 2014, by Erin Perkins It may not be the biggest culinary challenge a chef could face, but how their hamburger offering stacks up could test the mettle of their menu. Beef patties on buttery buns are the ultimate comfort food. Pair it with […]

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39 Rue De Jean

39 John Street
Charleston, SC 29403

(843) 722-8881

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General Hours
Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 11pm

Extended Bar Hours
Friday - Saturday: Open Late


Brunch: 10am - 3pm
Limited Menu: 3pm - 5:30pm
Dinner: 5:30pm - 11pm
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Charleston, South Carolina 29403
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