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Overall Rating: 381 reviews

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

Leroy D.

December 5, 2017, 4:05 am

Pros. The entire staff works as a team. My appetizer was Sushi crab something! It was huge! The salmon was wonderful. My green beans were called some fancy... Read More

In The News

39 Rue de Jean, second of its name and sister to the Charleston, SC location, is pleased to announce construction has officially begun on the French Brasserie and Bar coming soon to historic downtown Savannah. 605 W. Oglethorpe Avenue, location of the recently opened Embassy Suites Savannah, will soon be home to “Rue” Savannah. Holy […]

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Savor luscious wines at one of Charleston’s most popular restaurants, 39 Rue de Jean, which occupies a creatively renovated two-story brick warehouse built in 1880. Affectionately known as “Rue,” the restaurant emanates the characteristics of an authentic Brasserie, those refined French cafes that inspired a vehemently loyal clientele.   For the full event information please […]

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Flirting with sushi Beyond big cities, sushi was slow to catch on. Corson recalls a bunch of fishermen in Maine, where he lived, hanging a “sushi restaurant” sign on their bait shed. “From their point of view, eating raw fish was a stupid, gross thing,” he says. Yet when the owners of 39 Rue de […]

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Meat + melty cheese + bun. Could there be a more delicious combination? Well, yes. Add bacon, a fried egg, and bbq sauce, please. Scratch that—sub the “melty” for pimento, and add some lettuce and tomato. Wait, no… let’s lose the beef and go with a turkey burger topped with some spinach, brie, and green apple. […]

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Situated in historic Charleston in a brick warehouse that was once home to Charleston Manufacturing Company, this French bistro is loud, lively and always serving up a good time. Check out the Locals Guide to Charleston from Garden & Gun here

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While not officially in the city’s French Quarter, 39 Rue de Jean is the defacto Left Bank of Charleston, the always hopping Parisian hub for all things authentically francaise. Since it first opened in 2001, Rue de Jean has satisfied the cravings of visitors and locals who appreciate the refined high art of braising and the comfy […]

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  Executive Chef Aaron Lemieux and General Manager John Williams talk about the last 12 years with the amazing 39 Rue de Jean! To see full article click here.  

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39 Rue de Jean is very near the Visitor’s Center in Charleston. In fact, we have passed it many times heading onto King Street.  I don’t know why we hadn’t noticed it before but the food Gods were smiling on us.    To read the full article, click here.

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Looking for a more elegant bar experience with a French twist? Then head to 39 Rue de Jean. Its dark wood and tile interior, red bistro chairs, and intimate sidewalk dining never fails to transport you to a Parisian brasserie. Chef Aaron Lemieux offers a huge menu of French classics like braised rabbit, coq au vin, and steak frites (their homemade fries are among […]

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Upscale: 39 Rue de Jean Down-home: Poe’s Tavern Perfect patties result when the beef is ground in-house (allowing customers to order their desired doneness). At 39 Rue de Jean, the Brasserie Burger—10 ounces of prime beef with Roquefort, Gruyère, or cheddar—is a dressed-up bistro plate that pairs nicely with a glass of wine. If you’re […]

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39 Rue De Jean

39 John Street
Charleston, SC 29403

(843) 722-8881

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

Extended Bar Hours
Friday - Saturday: Open Late

Menu

Sunday
Brunch: 10am - 3pm
Limited Menu: 3pm - 5:30pm
Dinner: 5:30pm - 11pm
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Holy City Hospitality
39 John Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29403
(843) 725-5959

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