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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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National Geographic Traveler Magazine includes Rue de Jean in it’s feature on “ChoHo”, Charleston’s blossoming version of New York’s SoHo. Marion Square, Circa Lighting, Embassy Suites and a few other notable restaurants are among the list. “A flickering gas lamp marks this French bistro with belle epoque woodwork, gilded mirrors, and, charmingly, sushi. A hamburger […]

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Dialogue recognizes Charleston as “one of the top five restaurant towns in America” and continues to boast, “39 Rue De Jean is Charleston’s favorite restaurant”. Acclaimed for it’s distressed french bistro concept, the article expresses Rue De Jean’s “several advantages over real Parisian bistros”. Read more in the PDF article below.

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Overall Rating: 397 reviews

Holly D.

May 11, 2018, 12:47 pm

Not much to say about this place that hasn't already been said. This place is wonderful! I dined alone and ordered the giant bowl of mussels (bacon and blue... Read More

Mary D.

March 30, 2018, 9:30 pm

Saturday night dining out before a play around the corner at Pure Theater, and my friends and I enjoyed a wonderful early supper. Started with wine for... Read More

Jaè S.

March 22, 2018, 6:53 pm

So I've been to Rue more than a few times and i always enjoy my experience! The atmosphere has always been nice and although sometimes crowded i've never... Read More

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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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