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Swamp Fox Restaurant

387 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6404
+1 843-724-8888
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (29 reviews)
“shrimp and grits” (132 reviews)
“pecan pie” (19 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
387 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6404
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1 - 10 of 817 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Our visit to the Francis Marion Hotel had our group sharing the Swamp Fox Restaurant for breakfast or lunch, snacks etc. The food was scrumptious, varied dishes, creamed gravies and if you love Grits, they had them too!

Thank MissPerfectDC
Reviewed 1 week ago

The shrimp & Grits was delicious. The breakfast was good as well. I had the eggs Benedict which was delicious. The buffet is very plentiful. Wonderful service as well. Highly recommend..

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate breakfast here two mornings. Nice selection but just the usual tastes. Nice room and good service.

Thank JasperCharly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried their breakfast buffet and found some treats: their Grits are rich and creamy; their blueberry pancakes loaded with berries and served wth REAL maple syrup; their sausages hearty and tasty. My only issue was with the coffee or rather lack of same. It took...More

Thank Heather P
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We have visited the Swamp Fox Restaurant on numerous occassions, and are happy to say that this is our go-to restaurant when in Charleston. We took another couple who were visiting is in SC. If you are looking for fine dining, a very southern atmosphere...More

Thank Henry W
Reviewed 10 August 2018

I decided that I wanted to try all of the food Charleston was known for, so ordered all appetizers and the food was amazing! I got the fried green tomatoes, shrimp and grits and she crab soup. The Swamp Fox Restaurant by far had the...More

Thank 4444Brendah
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Nice venue, great service and good food. I had the salmon patty and it was good (not great). My co-workers also enjoyed their lunch.

Thank Judy F
Reviewed 17 July 2018

I typically don't go to restaurants within a hotel - but had a restaurant certificate and other half was not feeling well enough to walk to far - so we enjoyed the short walk. Also he wanted to have catfish - I know not exciting...More

Thank nflgiantfan
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the hotel for a weekend event and had breakfast twice in the there. Both meals were very good. The pecan pancakes were tasty and they give you about 6 strips of bacon with them (!!!). My favorite was the chicken and biscuits...More

Thank georgiagirl120
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We have stayed at the Frances Marion several times and had never tried the restaurant down stairs. This time we decided to take them up on the free bottle of wine for hotel guest offer. Ordered fettuccini and the shipwreck fish dinners. Fettuccini was ok...More

Thank Justin C
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Questions & Answers
29 August 2016|
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Response from EricaH1931 | 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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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