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Jestine's Kitchen

251 Meeting St, 52 1 2 Wentworth Street, Charleston, SC 29401-1602
+1 843-722-7224
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“meatloaf” (269 reviews)
“fried okra” (265 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
251 Meeting St, 52 1 2 Wentworth Street, Charleston, SC 29401-1602
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We popped in for lunch and found Jestines to be very good for local fare. I chose the catfish in breadcrumbs and my partner has a basket of fried shrimps. My server was helpful and realising I wanted to try a rlocal speciality, suggested black...More

Thank Cleovix
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not much to pick from except fried foods. There are a few items on the menu that are not fried but they are noted for most of their fried items. Food was ok but I have had lots better fried food.

Thank NonnieR29
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been wanting fried chicken and the best in town is Jestine's Kitchen. Local place, no frills, but great food....

Thank Virginia P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Huuby and I came here 9 yrs ago on our honeymoon and the Food and Service were Excellent! Well recent visit same Outcome! Thank you Jestine's

Thank Pepa969
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I ate lunch at Justine's 2 days ago. There was a small line to get in but it moved very fast. We were glad we waited. The Southern fried chicken, collard greens, and okra were very good. The prices were inexpensive. The...More

Thank Valhalla3
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were some of the first people in the restaurant for lunch, so we were able to miss the crowd. I had the special of the day which was sausage gumbo and my wife had pecan-crusted chicken. My gumbo was very good, but it is...More

Thank orogeny2004
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food in an unassuming location. The staff were very helpful. The food was super tasty and huge quantities. Jestines recipes are living on and super tasty!

Thank Amy T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fried chicken was amazing! Fried okra was YUMMY. The mac-n-cheese was good too. This sounds crazy but the gravy for the mash potatoes was seasoned so good!. I didn't think the price was bad for what all we got to eat. The only cokes they...More

Thank JOLINDA2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As suggested by our Uber driver, we stopped here for lunch and weren’t disappointed. Fried chicken, fried okra, corn bread, and pimento cream cheese with crackers - OK, way too much food and I will say we didn’t finish nearly all of it but enjoyed...More

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been wanting to come here for awhile as a lot of people have told me it's delicious. So I finally made the trip for lunch today with a coworker. First, we thought it would be really busy, but there were plenty of tables...More

Thank hydroxero
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20 May 2018|
Response from Regina W | Reviewed this property |
I used a Visa card. You can call the restaurant to be sure. Their phone number is listed here.
3 December 2015|
Response from lana o | Reviewed this property |
No dress code
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 Meeting St, 52 1 2 Wentworth Street, Charleston, SC 29401-1602
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-722-7224
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