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209 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2608
+1 843-297-4443
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“truffle fries” (23 reviews)
“hush puppies” (47 reviews)
“biscuits” (58 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
11:30 - 22:00 Hours
American, Grill, Contemporary, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
209 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2608
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband is here on business, so I have been on my own for dinners. I decided to try someplace different. I was seated at a lovely table by the window. The service and food were wonderful. I have to rave about my appetizer though....More

Thank Beasyboy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful lunch, wait staff was awesome and so helpful. Food was delicious , hushpuppies were incredible !

Thank ajourneay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked past several nights before deciding to try this restaurant but so happy we did! Had no reservation so rather than wait sat at the bar to have dinner. The atmosphere is upbeat and service top notch! The food did not disappoint and can’t wait...More

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only was the food amazing, the decor is fabulous!!! If you love brussel sprouts as much as I do..you must get them here!!!! I licked the bowl!!! Should have gotten the truffle fries but we didn't. They looked delicious!! Service was wonderful, they couldn't...More

Thank Cathy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was part of our food tour. I did not eat a full blown meal hear but had various appetizers and drinks. Everything we had was really good, most notably the truffle fries and small biscuits they brought us with pimento cheese. So yummy!!!...More

Thank Lane W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well after a very awesome and tiring day fishing we had my bday dinner here. It was a very nice calm and quiet atmosphere. The food was delicious and didn’t even have room for dessert. Prolly hands down some the best Mac & Cheese I...More

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 15 September 2018

This location was recommended by hotel staff. Food was very good. The only reason for the average rating was that the staff moved so fast that it made our evening dinner uncomfortable. We were not planning on fast food and a "rushed" evening meal. If...More

Thank Louis M
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We were visiting from Hilton Head, so are used to good food with good service. Pawpaw served mediocre food with poor service. We would not return.

1  Thank Brian F
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

My family and I had a 2 hour experience which should have been an hour. Very rude waitress could have cared less about serving us or being in the restaurant. People have bad days but this was over the top. Even when we cleaned and...More

Thank briceobrien1968
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Best option is to reserve through open table. We had biscuits for appetizer and they were beyond amazing. Ceviche is really good too. Fillet was delicious. USDA Steak was good as well and the hamburger amazing. Strawberry cornbread was delightful and fresh. Manager was really...More

Thank Nomad779930
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Anthony P
10 March 2018|
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Response from Rob55 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, lots of gluten free options there.
Kim S
13 December 2017|
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Response from Taylor B | Reviewed this property |
It’s casual, but a nice casual. Not just t-shirt and jeans, but not dresses and suits, if that makes sense.
30 May 2017|
Response from TheHungryDetective | Reviewed this property |
Yes...they have a website with menu. SOUP OF THE DAY | 9.50 local ingredients DAVEE’S BUTTERMILK BISCUITS+ | 6.50 smoked pimento cheese, honey butter, strawberry jalapeno jam CHARCUTERIE BOARD+ | 16.50 candied pecans, jam... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$150
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2608
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-297-4443
  • E-mail
Situated on Charleston's storied East Bay Street, Pawpaw offers a modern, Southern-inspired menu helmed by Chef Jared Rogers. Rogers' menu focuses on family farms and seasonality, changing according the peak seasons for local and regional ingredients. The menu features a live fire grill, handmade pastas, and shareable plates. General Manager Jared K. Jones curated the beverage program for Pawpaw, which highlights local liquor, rare bourbons, and South Carolina beers on tap, as well as unique wine varietals from around the globe. Notably, he also spent a year traveling, tasting, and building relationships in order to source high quality wines from North Carolina.
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