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39 Rue de Jean

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39 John St, Charleston, SC 29403-6432
+1 843-722-8881
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
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Fri - Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my first time at Rue de Jean but it will not be the last. The atmosphere is warm and homey and the service was excellent. My husband thought the food was a bit heavy but I loved everything I tried. The soups were excellent and the rabbit was tender and delicious.

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Schaumburg, Illinois, United States
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112 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped to have lunch at this restaurant. The food was good, the ambiance was good but the staff was not very friendly. From the hostess to our server, no one spoke to us much. They all seemed very distance and like it was an effort to be outgoing.

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Lincoln, California
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After days of low country eating, we were ready for something else. 39 Rue de Jean was spectacular! My wife was instantly transported back to when she lived in Paris and ordered a terrific lunch. Everything was delicious and the service was first rate.

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Charlotte, NC
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a hopping place, we were there on a Friday night because it was close to the venue where we were seeing a concert. The bar was full, it was noisy which made it hard to hear but the food was good. I had my usual burger and fries which were really good. My husband had the salmon which... More 

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Kinsey R, Public Relations Manager at 39 Rue de Jean, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at 39 Rue de Jean and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, The Marketing Team holycityhospitality.com More 

Charleston, SC
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74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's been while since I visited Rue de Jean but was attending a show nearby and stopped by for dinner. When we were seated our waiter - Cameron - asked if we were going to the particular show and when we indicated we were he said he would make sure to pace the meal so we could be on time.... More 

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Kinsey R, Public Relations Manager at 39 Rue de Jean, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at 39 Rue de Jean and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, The Marketing Team holycityhospitality.com More 

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stumbled on this restaurant by accident and loved it. The live music from another place in the alley was an added treat. Food was excellent.

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Kinsey R, Public Relations Manager at 39 Rue de Jean, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at 39 Rue de Jean and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, The Marketing Team holycityhospitality.com More 

NYC
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The menu here was French oriented. The layout and design of the restaurant made for difficult quiet conversation. The food was well prepared.

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Kinsey R, Public Relations Manager at 39 Rue de Jean, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at 39 Rue de Jean and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, The Marketing Team holycityhospitality.com More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely old French atmosphere, and the seafood is delicious! I ordered the daily special and my husband got a scallops pasta dish. Both were wonderful! I would definitely recommend it!

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Kinsey R, Public Relations Manager at 39 Rue de Jean, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at 39 Rue de Jean and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, The Marketing Team holycityhospitality.com More 

Mount Pleasant
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

They are better than best, plump, delicious, the shells were so clean...I have waited so long to check this out and they were "well worth the wait"...they are so popular here at rue de Jean that I was told they have their own area at Prince Edward Island where they are raised just for this restaurant... It's a few hours... More 

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Kinsey R, Public Relations Manager at 39 Rue de Jean, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at 39 Rue de Jean and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, The Marketing Team holycityhospitality.com More 

Pinehurst, North Carolina
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71 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered several appetizers: scallops, divine foie gras, pommes frites, salad with lardons. Others order mussels, and they were huge, almost as large as oysters. Managed a few bites of creme brulee, but we were too full to finish. One of the best meals this trip. Would absolutely recommend.

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Kinsey R, Public Relations Manager at 39 Rue de Jean, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable dining experience with us recently at 39 Rue de Jean and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Best, The Marketing Team holycityhospitality.com More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$30
Cuisine
Sushi, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 John St, Charleston, SC 29403-6432
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-722-8881
Description
Located in historic downtown Charleston , SC , 39 Rue de Jean is a refined French cafe and bar offering the best in classic Brasserie cuisine. The creations of our culinary team pay homage to the classic brasserie cuisine that inspired vehemently loyal Parisians. Guests of 39 Rue de Jean enjoy indoor/outdoor patio seating, cocktails and a predominantly French wine list blended with a selection of our steward's favorites.39 Rue de Jean offers a private dining room that can be transformed to host professional gatherings or celebratory affairs, accommodating up to 200 guests. This unique space, overlooking Upper King Street, features vaulted ceilings, exposed brick and a private entrance

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