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Swamp Fox Restaurant

387 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6404
+1 843-724-8888
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“shrimp and grits” (131 reviews)
“pimento cheese” (20 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
387 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6404
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Celebrated with Thanksgiving Buffet today at the Swamp Fox restaurant while staying in the hotel. Hotel was beautiful, restaurant staff was very attentive and friendly, but the food was very disappointing. Definitely not worth the price. I’d recommend staying at the hotel, but find another...More

Thank Bob G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our family has been visiting Charleston for years at Thanksgiving and we have dined at many places. This was the best Thanksgiving meal we have had. The selection, quality of food and service all exceeded our expectations. We will definitely be back next year!

Thank Barney523
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great low country seafood right in the Francis Marion Hotel. Convenient and delicious! Service was a bit slow, but we enjoyed relaxing between courses.

Thank niteowljune
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Website stresses the need to make reservations, yet the place was very quiet. The hostess didn't give me a menu and the waiter seemed to think I was ready to order without seeing the menu. They seemed to be it for staff, pleasant and helpful....More

1  Thank Elizabeth E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’m usually not one to frequent a hotel restaurant, but the Swamp Fox is the exception. The food is really, really good. I would only order the Rueben sandwich at first (with fries). The corned beef is so tender and juicy unlike most Rueben’s I’ve...More

1  Thank pmauldi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you stay at the hotel...I STRONGLY recommend the Chardonnay!! The service was prompt and friendly. The Food was hot and really good!!!

1  Thank KevnAudrey A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Swamp Fox is in the Francis Marion hotel, where we stayed during a recent visit to Charleston. We only at breakfast there and the first day they were nearly 20 minutes late opening and did not get our order correct. The second day we...More

Thank rstout98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had Melissa serve us on Sunday morning--they were very busy but we never waited for anything. They give you plenty of food and the bacon was really tasty as were the belgium waffles

Thank wmartin222
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying in the Francis Marion and dined in the Swamp Fox. The food was very southern and a nice menu selection. Super service and a nice quiet atmosphere. The crab cakes were very good and the entire meal was presented well and was...More

Thank Dave D
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We had dinner and Sunday breakfast at the restaurant. Both meals were outstanding! The restaurant is across the park from the hotel where were staying. It is well worth the 5 minute trek! We were treated to a pianist playing for both of our meals,...More

Thank AZGram04
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Questions & Answers
29 August 2016|
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Response from Erica H | Property representative |
Thank you so much for asking! Yes we are located right next to the Francis Marion garage where there is public parking. We also offer valet services at our front door! Have a great day
9 June 2016|
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Response from gmet47 | Reviewed this property |
Very pleasant and relaxing.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$45
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 387 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6404
    (Corner of King and Calhoun Street)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-724-8888
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The Swamp Fox Restaurant and Bar, named for Revolutionary War hero, General Francis Marion, features classic Southern cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Executive Chef Simon Andrews and Executive Sous Chef Phill Gaulin create regional specialties that emphasize farm to table practices using locally grown fruits and vegetables with respect to the traditional beloved flavors and techniques of the Old South.
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