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Sermet's Downtown

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276 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-1409
+1 843-853-7775
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were looking for a place to eat, close to our hotel, and this was on the corner of the hotel. It looked nice so we popped in for dinner. This place turned out to be even better than the previous nights meal. Good wine selection, excellent service. Maybe too much wine but I can’t recall the exact dishes we... More 

Thank peterchunt
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Tripp provided us with poor, wholly sub-standard service today. Requests went unacknowledged, and he clearly didn't understand the importance of consolidating tasks. Add in the oh-so-obvious yawns, it seems likely he shouldn't have partied so hard last night.

Thank Leigh M
Northern Virginia, Virginia
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458 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Getting lunch the day after Christmas on King Street isn't for the faint of heart! At 1:15 PM the streets and restaurants were filled with post-Christmas shoppers. After looking into several packed restaurants, we walked back to Semet's and saw only one couple waiting, so we thought we could grab a table. The hostess told us there wasn't a table... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
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129 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Took a quick overnight visit to Charleston and found Sermet's while doing some shopping on King St. We were looking for a restaurant that had music so we decided to make a reservation for later. My wife and I enjoyed the dinner....we both has filet mignon....and the show. The service was good and the jazz group excellent. Will certainly return.

Thank champion27
Atlanta, Georgia
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

We have dinned here three times over the past 3 years and have throughly enjoyed it each time. The food is delicious, creative use of fresh local produce and presented beautifully. The service has always been well above the norm, making for a most enjoyable eating experience. A define "REPEAT" for all upcoming visits.

Thank leeandmta
Charleston, South Carolina
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

I had lunch with my husband here about 6 months ago. Food and atmosphere was good, but the service was slow and not up to par. I overlooked the mediocre service, and decided to try it again. I made reservations just recently for a group of girlfriends. Unfortunately, the service had not improved. They took extremely long to get our... More 

Thank Sarah M
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This was our second visit and we were primed for a great dining experience. Unfortunately we were disappointed. Went after the lunch rush and the service was lacking. Server at one point got a little terse. I had the Grilled & Sliced Filet Mignon Sandwich with Sweet Potato fries. I asked for them to be crispy, they were burned. Meat... More 

Thank NathanKelp
Bellingham, Washington
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Sunday night. Seahawks lost; so did I trying to find highly rated dinner. Of course got lost. And trying to find my way back walked by and it was inviting. So took a chance and was rewarded. Italian/Mediterranean blended with low country Cajun. Yaboooo.

Thank Neil B
Arlington, VA
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85 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Our group of 5 popped in for a late lunch. We were super impressed with this lovely little gem. The menu is great with a lot of variety and many savory options from muscles, burgers, shrimp dishes and so much more. I had the shrimp appetizer for lunch and it was fantastic. Most in our party got salads, which were... More 

Thank jmktravelsalot
Conway, South Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This has been one of our favorite Charleston lunch spots for years, but I agree with the recent reviewer who said it is slipping. It was not crowded during this Saturday's lunch, which should probably have been an indication. Our waitress was pleasant but totally ineffective. My husband ordered his burger rare and it was delivered well done. I spoke... More 

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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
Average prices
American, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 276 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-1409
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-853-7775

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?