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Charleston Restaurant Week - September, recommendations?

DebitNM Aug 6, 2013 07:44 AM

We are heading to Charleston for our first visit. I have reseravations for McCrady's and FIG set. Now I am looking to add in some dinners/lunches to take advantage of the special pricing for Restaurant Week.

If you have input on which ones that should make the short list, I would be most appreciative.

We are interested primarily if fish and seafood, coming from the hot, dry landlocked state of NM. We are not interested in Asian nor Indian.

A pick or 2 from each of the price categories would be most welcomed!


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  1. Sue in Mt P RE: DebitNM Aug 6, 2013 04:31 PM

    Hey. Me again. Hopefully my pals here can add to your list!

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      DebitNM RE: Sue in Mt P Aug 7, 2013 04:18 PM

      LOL, Sue, I thought it might be you!

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      Worldwide Diner RE: DebitNM Aug 10, 2013 01:33 PM

      Does anyone know if SNob will serve only a truncated menu during rw?

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        Sue in Mt P RE: Worldwide Diner Aug 11, 2013 05:31 AM

        No. They will have the regular menu available as well. They all will.

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          Worldwide Diner RE: Sue in Mt P Aug 11, 2013 06:06 AM

          That's good to know. Around DC, RW is a zoo and the restaurants tend to limit themselves to RW menus and I do my best to avoid RW participants during RW.

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            danna RE: Worldwide Diner Sep 5, 2013 12:20 PM

            That's what I was thinking. I was in Northampton, MA working during a restuarant week a while back and places that are usually good were barely mediocre. I was starting to think rw is like valentines day and new years.

      2. DebitNM RE: DebitNM Aug 31, 2013 10:41 AM

        Follow up -
        I have reservations for:
        82 Queen
        Carter's Kitchen
        FIG[ not part of RW but still want to eat there]

        We will do SNOB for lunch one day.

        I need one more dinner; trying to decide between:
        Low Country Bistro
        Poogan's Porch
        The Macintosh

        Any input to help put dinners to bed?


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          danna RE: DebitNM Sep 5, 2013 12:29 PM

          I vote Macintosh. Poogan's Porch is only good for biscuits, i'm afraid I've never heard of Low country bistro. Personnally, I think of 82 Queen and Magnolia's as part of Charleston's culinary past, but that's just me.

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            cocobinga RE: DebitNM Sep 5, 2013 01:22 PM

            +1 The Macintosh.

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