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Feb 29, 2008 07:09 AM

Charleston top 10

Please let me know the Top 10 fine dining recommendations.

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  1. Charleston Grill tied for first with Peninsula Grill.
    High Cotton
    Tommy Condons
    Bowens Island (low end but fun)

    1. Tommy Condon's? You're joking, right?

      McCrady's, Fig, and SNOB are my three favorite "nicer" restaurants. For just plain good food, I like the Wreck and SeeWee.

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      1. re: Suzy Q

        Maybe JB doesn't live in Charleston, no need to knock down her rec. Different strokes for different folks... Everyone has their own personal tastes. I agree w/ SNOB, FIG, McCrady's and The Boat House. I can't comment on the others.

      2. I have to say that Tommy Condon's isn't my first choice either. Also, High Cotton is overrated as far as the locals go here. Try FIG, Mimi's Cafe for the best fried shrimp and The Boat House is quite good for seafood.

        1. 1. Peninsula Grill
          2. McCrady's
          3. FIG
          4. Fulton Five
          5. The Boat House
          6. Rue De Jean
          7. Mondo's Delight
          8.Mimi's Cafe
          9.Boulevard Diner
          10.Al di La

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          1. re: charlestonrealtor

            Mimi's Cafe as in the chain? They just opened one near me - if the food's that good, I'll have to check it out!

            1. re: charlestonrealtor

              I certainly hope you don't mean Mimi's Creekside on Harborview - that place is a craphole - Sysco food poorly reheated - views alone shouldn't a place the top 10. If you mean Mia's Cafe on 17, they are now closed.

            2. 1. Woodlands Inn Dining Room
              2. Charleston Grill
              3. FIG
              4. Sienna
              5. Circa 1886
              6. The Wreck of the Richard and Charlene
              7. Gullah Cuisine
              8. SeeWee Restaurant