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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (257 reviews)
“fried okra” (249 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (183 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All 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

If you can stand the line, then you are in for a real Southern treat! Don’t miss this cultural gem in Charleston.... just workout before the meal so you can indulge!

Thank FranceJunkie40
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were attracted by the menu and reasonable priced entrees. The food was very good and served hot. Be prepared for deep fried cooking. I didn't expect my food to be breaded. Not sure if it can be prepared without it. Service was courteous and...More

Thank ke613
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A++++ If you like southern cuisine, this is your place! I love the fried chicken. Tried the green beans, fried Okra, Collard Greens, Corn fritters, even the pickled (i think) cucumber onion salad is heaven! You will not go wrong with anything you try in...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Service here was very good, the waitress was very helpful with recommendations on things to do in Charleston, unfortunately the food was just average. Nothing was bad but it wasn't anything that would make me want to come back again. To be honest I can't...More

Thank wirly32
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had flounder, chicken, and pecan crusted breast with several sides, each better than the one before. Waitress outdid herself taking care of us.

Thank untakenx1name
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to Jestine’s Kitchen on the recommendation of a friend. The food was good, Sheila had a meatloaf sandwich with fried okra and I had a blackened pork chop with Mac & Cheese and grits. It was good, but certainly not exceptional. But the...More

Thank sheilaned
Reviewed 6 days ago

Have eaten here several times during visits to Charleston. The food is great and the staff is friendly and accommodating.

Thank 734brendak
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I have been to this restaurant twice. Both times we have enjoyed the food and the friendly staff. We will always make it a point to eat there any time we are in the area. Great fried chicken and the seafood gumbo...More

Thank Beth N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waitress knowledgable and courteous. Shrimp basket good, but shrimp on the small size. All orders at table good. Banana pudding for desert. Noteworthy and a "do again"!

Thank john m
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Charleston and just happened to stop my Jestine's Kitchen for an early dinner. It was great food and with out a doubt very Southern. Best fried Okra and the special Shepard's Pie was different but excellent. No bar but beer and house...More

Thank Frank R
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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