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Low Country Bistro

€€ - €€€Cajun & Creole, Seafood,
49 S Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-2004
+1 843-302-0290
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Contemporary, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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€€ - €€€
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49 S Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-2004
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I don't easily give 5 stars but this meal was absolutely perfect in every way. I have been traveling to Charleston for the past year on business and have eaten at many of the great restaurants in this town. This one is now my favorite....More

Thank Don J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get the chicken and waffles. It’s amazing. The waffle is a little dense - but it’s on purpose and it’s so good with the pecan butter and syrup. OMG - every time I convinced myself to stop eating, I took two more bites. The staff...More

Thank LLBethesda
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at Low Country Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Our Chicken & Waffles are a guest favorite here at Lowcountry Bistro, we are thrilled that you enjoyed them! We are so glad that Taylor took excellent care of you and will be sure to share your kind words with her. Thank you for taking...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My Wife and I were in Charleston on a Sunday night recently. I had not had Cajon / Creole food in some time and had the taste for it. Looking at TripAdvisor between ratings and what was available on a Sunday night this looked like...More

Thank Toddb62
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at Low Country Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We love to hear from guests who visit us based on our TripAdvisor reviews, thank you for sharing that! We're thrilled that you had such an excellent meal and appreciate your kind words. We consider it the highest compliment that our Jambalaya is the best...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing. Chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits and the mac and cheese is to die for. Our server Rosie was fantastic!!!! The Bristro is in the heart of old Charleston you have to give it a try.More

Thank destates
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at Low Country Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We continue to get rave reviews of Our Chicken & Waffles, Shrimp & Grits and Mac & Cheese from our guests and we are so glad you enjoyed them as well! We will definitely share your kind words with Rosie. Thank you for sharing this...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed lunch there yesterday. We were walking around and thought the menu looked good so we decided to give it a try. There were 4 of us, and we had in all she crab soup, crabcakes, mac and cheese (not your mother's recipe) shrimp...More

Thank Michele H
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at Low Country Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yum- you made great ordering choices, those are some of our favorite dishes! We're so glad you enjoyed our Lowcountry cuisine and that Heather took great care of you. We love to hear from guests who stumble upon our restaurant and are thrilled that you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Low Country Bistro's shrimp and grits has ruined me for trying it anywhere else. Delicious!! Great low country cuisine at reasonable prices. Friendly service. Conveniently located. Can't go wrong with Low Country Bistro.More

Thank TMHOut
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at Low Country Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow- thank you for the rave review! We pride ourselves on our Shrimp and Grits, it's a lowcountry classic! We're so glad that you enjoyed it as much as we do. Thank you for taking the time to share this with us and we hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Neat place right in the heart of downtown. The fried green tomatoes were great. Chicken and waffles and scallops were very good. Nice wine list and great service.More

Thank adharris0915
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at Low Country Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

This is wonderful to read! We pride ourselves on our southern hospitality along with classic lowcountry dishes like the Fried Green Tomatoes, Scallops and Chicken & Waffles and we are thrilled that you enjoyed everything. We hope to see you again soon, thank you for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant hit all the wickets during our recent visit. My wife and I started with a drink. She had one with persimmon and I had the Palmetto Punch. Both were very good. As one should do anytime they are in Charleston, we began our...More

Thank KPR18
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at Low Country Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Yum- this review made us hungry! We agree wholeheartedly that the quintessential Charleston dining experience should begin with She Crab Soup, it's a classic! It sounds like you made some excellent ordering decisions and we are thrilled to hear that everyone in your party enjoyed...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have always loved the city of Charleston, so we decided to spend our 30th anniversary here. We discovered this little restaurant and a sweet little server named Bri, our hotel is not far and we WILL be returning before we travel...More

Thank Cheryl4556
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at Low Country Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We're so glad you stumbled upon Lowcountry Bistro during your trip to Charleston and that you had such a great experience. We will definitely let Bri know that you appreciated her service. We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I came in for dinner and were blown away. Service, food, ambiance, music....it was all on point! I got the Filet Mignon special and it was absolutely fantastic. The horseradish sauce served with it was the perfect addition to a swell dish....More

Thank pretty1np1nk
Angel_Pow, Public Relations Manager at Low Country Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow, thank you so much for the awesome review! A dinner of Filet Mignon and Bouillabaisse sounds like the perfect date night. We pride ourselves on our southern hospitality and Lowcountry cuisine, so it is wonderful to hear that you had a great experience with...More

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Leland and Amy H
25 March 2017|
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Response from marjo178 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would say it is kid friendly. It is a family restaurant.
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ebleks
9 August 2016|
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Response from Paul Y | Reviewed this property |
Yes make a reservation. You will have a great time.
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Roger L
10 February 2016|
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Response from Linda H | Reviewed this property |
Casual. We wore shorts and capris.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 S Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-2004
    (Church Street and South Market)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-302-0290
  • E-mail
Description
SIMPLY LOWCOUNTRY: Lowcountry Bistro focuses only on the freshest ingredients since all of the food we cook is from scratch. On the menu you will find cult favorites like Chicken and Waffles to Lowcountry classics like Shrimp and Grits. We also believe that great food can be affordable. Many of our lunch dishes are under $10. Our goal as a restaurant is to serve high quality, delicious food, at a fair price. We hope you agree after your meal at Lowcountry Bistro. SISTER RESTAURANT TO 82 QUEEN As an icon of the city for over 30 years, we have seen restaurants come and go. We pride ourselves on the fact that we were one of the first original Lowcountry cuisine restaurants to open their doors in the city. We know Lowcountry and after diligently researching Market Street restaurants, have come to the conclusion that what the area needs is a true, authentic Lowcountry restaurant.
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