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The Post and Courier “Partying after the Bridge Run is a Charleston tradition” The Post and Courier “The Best Place to Celebrate After the Big Race”

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Charleston City Paper “Plan your Bridge Run weekend: Ideas for runners, families, tourists, and wanderers” Charleston City Paper Walk, run, or crawl — The ultimate Bridge Run after party roundup Charleston City Paper “Charleston Music Hall and Holy City Hospitality host post Bridge Run block party”

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The Islander, which is Holy City Hospitality’s first venture off the Charleston peninsula, is nearing the end of its renovations of the former Queen Anne’s Revenge restaurant at 160-B Fairchild St. The Islander, which has been upfitted with an event room and a spacious indoor-outdoor bar, is expected to open in the next few weeks, […]

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Tristan Whisenant the General Manager of Good Food Catering and The Historic Rice Mill Building & Event Coordinator appeared February 13, 2014 on LowCountry Live to speak of the proper procedures on how to properly pick the perfect menu ideas for your big day.  She was paired with Skirt! Magazine’s “I DO” issue for the full guide of everything […]

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Holy City Hospitality has recently swept through the pedestrian corridor stretching from John Street to Hutson Street, adding a trio of restaurants to a block that begins with Holy City’s 39 Rue de Jean and Coast Bar and Grill. The group last month opened Vincent Chicco’s, an upscale red sauce Italian joint, and this month […]

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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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While the menu at the forthcoming Michael’s on the Alley skews High Steakhouse Classical, meaty developments from the century’s first decade haven’t been lost on head chef Aaron Lemieux: When the restaurant opens next Wednesday, diners will be able to saturate their steaks with house-cured bacon butter, or pair them with truffle fries and lobster […]

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Soon-to-open venture Vincent Chicco’s chef Aaron Lemieux may have a French surname that translates to “the best” and come from behind the line at brasserie Rue de Jean, but he has Italian food at heart. In a interview with Lemieux, he states his last meal would be his “mother’s stuffed shells” and goes on to explain the item is “a classic Italian-American […]

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A great amount of investigative work (Googling) has gone into sleuthing out the final two titles of the Hutson Alley projects from Holy City Hospitality. Finally, it was confirmed, in a newsletter, that forthcoming Vincent Chicco’s will sit alongside Michael’s on the Alley and Victor Social Club. To view the full article, click here.

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Let’s be honest. We may live on an island, but we don’t always feel as though we are living the “island life.” We have jobs, family responsibilities, chores. While we certainly appreciate the sights, smells, and climate of our coastal proximity, it’s not necessarily vaca every day around here. The good folks at Holy City […]

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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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Overall Rating: 89 reviews

Randy W.

December 27, 2017, 11:00 pm

Checked in to the Embassy Suites in Savannah on Christmas night. Looked all around for a restaurant but wound up coming back to the hotels. Typically I do... Read More

TopCat W.

May 19, 2018, 11:34 pm

Very disappointed. We had Jeff as a waiter for a very brief moment, then we were introduced to our new waitress Christian by the maitre d' John. Christian... Read More

Tracy S.

April 4, 2018, 6:47 pm

Stopped in for dinner on our first night in town. I tried the dinner special which was soft shell crab fried or sauteed. I ordered it fried since I had... Read More

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Overall Rating: 695 reviews

Jackie B.

April 6, 2018, 1:04 am

I had seen Coast on those Buzzfeed-like tourist lists ("50 Seafood Places to Try Before You Die" etc) and thought I'd take my mom for her birthday. This... Read More

Becky L.

May 23, 2018, 1:01 am

New in Charleston? CHECK THIS OUT!! You will NOT be sorry! Great atmosphere ~ nothing fancy or over the top just DEEELISH FOOD Started with Fried... Read More

Brian E.

April 24, 2018, 2:13 am

I had really high expectations for Coast as I have been looking for another consistent seafood option for dinner in Charleston and I was let down. The... Read More

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Overall Rating: 68 reviews

Jim B.

February 27, 2018, 11:13 pm

Nice place food was great once it was cooked the way we liked it. First round the steak was rare an not medium but when brought the steak out a second time... Read More

Frances T.

February 5, 2018, 1:39 pm

2/3/18 We so wanted to love this place. The ambience is charming, rustic, romantic and white linen. I hate writing reviews like this. We looked up the menu... Read More

Stephanie F.

January 16, 2018, 5:14 am

We made a 6:15 res for a Monday night that happened to fall on restaurant week for a 25th birthday dinner group of 6, ages 21-32. Half of us arrived on time... Read More

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Overall Rating: 37 reviews

Becky L.

May 26, 2018, 12:10 am

Alas another very cool drinking establishment in Charleston ~ and yes! It's down an alley! Victor Social Club is a bit of a step back in time~ Dark,... Read More

Lisa P.

April 25, 2018, 6:39 pm

My group stopped in while waiting for a table at Coast and had no trouble getting a table for 4 on a Saturday night. I can't figure out what exactly this... Read More

Kelly P.

March 4, 2018, 4:45 pm

Great accidental find while wandering the streets and alleys of Charleston. We stopped in just thinking we would have a quick cocktail and ended up staying... Read More

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Overall Rating: 127 reviews

Frances T.

March 15, 2018, 2:39 pm

3/18 Cozy romantic and rustic atmosphere. Soft lighting and relaxing background music. We were greeted and seated promptly. We started with olives and... Read More

J B.

April 15, 2018, 12:39 pm

I have 2 words....actually 3...Totally Fing Overrated!!! Not only is this pretentious, pretend Italian fare, it is astronomically priced. If you think any... Read More

Larry S.

March 26, 2018, 8:40 pm

Very disappointing experience. The people that rate this four stars need to get out a little more. Sunday gravy appeared to of been on the stove for about a... Read More

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Overall Rating: 388 reviews

Kyla-Emman N.

May 8, 2018, 9:48 am

Delicious breakfast! I got the Shrimp and Grits, amazing favor. If you have never had it before it's flavor is reminiscent of a jambalaya. Also my pot... Read More

Kristi W.

April 26, 2018, 7:24 pm

This place is pretty casual and open all day, so you can stop by for a bite anytime. We really loved their chicken and dumplings and she crab soup - sooo... Read More

Michael B.

April 11, 2018, 7:27 pm

I came to Virginia's on King for a late lunch one Saturday with a group of co-workers after we had been doing the tourist thing with our foreign guests, and... Read More