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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” (135 reviews)
“pimento cheese” (22 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 831 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

better than usual for hotel food and definitely order the crab soup; it's rich and creamy and to-die-for.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Trish H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Vacation from the N. East, my spouse and I looked forward to some southern fried chicken. What we were served was a lump of hard crusty stuff with a dried out ...I guess it was a piece of chiken breast..inside. Horrendously bad. Nothing redeemed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank tripzee13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here on our first night in Charleston. The specialty cocktails were excellent and quite reasonablely priced. The she crab soup was the best we had in Charleston-and during the course of a week we sampled a lot from several different places The atmosphere...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located inside the Francis Marion Hotel, Swamp Fox Restaurant is a great southern delight. While I do not eat meat or sea food my friends raved about the quality of the food. I enjoyed the piping hot bread and the arugula salad. Will visit again...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sri B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined here and had a delicious meal. I had the she-crab soup and blackened catfish. My husband had the fried chicken. We shared the shrimp and grits appetizer. All of it was delicious and plentiful. We even came back for the breakfast buffet which...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tigrecat
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I got room service on my last night at the Francis Marion hotel, and I have never eaten such juicy, delicious fried chicken in my life. The collard greens, mashed potatoes and brown gravy were also excellent. I would go here just for the chicken!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank K W
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We specifically tried this place because I had a Restaurant.com gift certificate. We visited on a weekday for lunch and were really the only two in the joint. Our server was very pleasant and helpful with menu offerings. They had several nice menu offerings and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Laurieuhoo
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

I’ll start with the positives, the bar is great and we experienced nothing but awesome service and tasty beverages. I was with a group that added over 50 occupants to their property for a conference and will give them a 3.75 out of 5 for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CocoaBeachFoodEE
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We recently had a weekend getaway in Charleston and had dinner here. The shrimp and grits as an appetizer was fantastic! My wife had the gnocchi and I had a veggie plate.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank richardgG3990HJ
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Terrible experience. Party of 7 for dinner on a Saturday evening. First issue was my water glass had the paper from half a sugar packet stuck inside the glass. Strike one. Restaurant was out of ingredients to make several of the cocktails on its cocktail...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Andy G
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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