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171 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2126 (Located between Queen & Cumberland Streets)
+1 843-722-9200
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Annapolis, Maryland
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276 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I went here based upon a recommendation of friends who were not wrong. The food (fish for us) was prepared as ordered and was well presented. One of the bonuses is that they have a nice selection of 1/2 bottles of wine which is great if you want more than one glass and don't want to order... More 

Thank Cookiebob
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My friends and I took a weekend trip to Charleston and we found this place and decided to try it out. I was floored! I had the Blackened Catfish and it was to die for! I have a shellfish allergy and our waitress was more than accommodating, the ambience was relaxed but still felt like it met the pricing of... More 

Thank Blake B
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Blossom was recommended to us by friends familiar with Charleston and we were not disappointed!! Amazing food, great service and modern fun atmosphere. Had the oysters Rockefeller, crab stuffed grouper over creamed spinach and Creme brûlée - divine!!

Thank Beth H
Wentzville, Missouri
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went valentines day with my girlfriend. She is a pescatarian so I found blossom to have a lot of seafood options on their menu. We looked at the menu online and decided it would work. I made the reservation which was easy. Upon arriving the place was nice. We soon found out that there was a valentine days menu.... More 

Thank Michael P
Greensboro, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My large party got excellent food with the exception of one unacceptably salty entree, but poor service spoiled the experience. We had to wait half an hour for our table which was reserved well in advance. Thereafter the pace remained painfully slow due mainly to the fact that a single waiter served our group of thirteen. We were in the... More 

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Kannapolis, North Carolina
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123 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited late on a Saturday night. Only able to secure a reservation for 7 @8:45. We were seated promptly, however at a crowded small round table. Drink orders were taken however waiter seemed impatient w our party. The service seemed to improve as our meal was served. The food choices were many. The food presentation was done well although... More 

Thank CDGTrips
Madison, Wisconsin
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

FABULOUS meal! We had a party of eight and everyone loved their meal. Shrimp and grits, scallops and grits, gumbo, seafood platter, and Mahi-mahi. All was great. Desserts also did not disappoint. You can't go wrong here.

Thank Jill S
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner last night after a day on the road. Had the She Crab soup that was more cream with very little crab flavor. The calamari was over fried, but the dipping sauce was good. The Shrimp and Grits was interesting with andouille sausage, but the shrimps were indeed shrimpee. What saved our experience was the service, which was first... More 

Thank Michael P
Bluffton, South Carolina
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146 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

By night three, we were tired of big heavy $ meals so opted to go to Blossom. The service was great as were the oysters and the food. Bill was a bit less than other spots but we were very happy to have eaten there!

Thank catsandroses
Columbia, South Carolina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outstanding food! Our party of 8 enjoyed a birthday dinner here. Great atmosphere, cocktails, food and service. Shrimp and grits were perfect, and the dessert- red velvet bread puddding...AMAZING!

Thank Kris J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2126
    (Located between Queen & Cumberland Streets)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-722-9200
Blossom, located on historic East Bay Street in downtown Charleston, S.C serves American cuisine highlighting the Lowcountry’s best seafood. Executive chef Adam Close and his team offer simple, clean dishes, featuring local, seasonal ingredients sourced from area fishermen and farmers, such as Jumbo Lump Crab Tostadas with corn relish, avocado mousse, and sweet chili sauce; Seared Scallops with bacon & fingerling potato ragout, garlic spinach, and brown butter vinaigrette; and pan roasted Mahi Mahi with rock shrimp, creamy rice pirloo, and tomato butter. Open for lunch on Monday through Saturday, dinner nightly, and Sunday brunch, Blossom also offers seating on its charming patio.

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