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High Cotton Charleston

199 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2605
+1 843-724-3815
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
199 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2605
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great dinner, great atmosphere and great staff! Everything was delicious but the lamb was out of this world! Take your time and enjoy it all!

Thank heidibrown5006
Reviewed yesterday

What a wonderful way to spend a Sunday!! The jazz was great and the food was wonderful! Our waitress was also excellent. NOTE: If you want to be able to talk with others at your table, I recommend letting the restaurant know you don't want...More

Thank nancypH6606EN
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very nice restaurant in a very busy location in downtown Charleston. Outstanding menu, great service and outstanding food. Fried Seafood with shrimp, scallops,and fish were very good. All of our four friends loved their meals, will definitely go back and highly recommend to others.

Thank David M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My girlfriends & I enjoyed our Sunday brunch here! They had live music that added a nice touch! Definitely try the cinnamon bun and fried oysters!

Thank Katieojoy
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We are visiting Charleston for our 15th anniversary and we’ve got reservations lined up for our stay as recommended by others who’ve visited the area. We had our 1st reservation for dinner at High Cotton and it was an exceptional experience! We were seated at...More

Thank Karen J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We diner here in August while we were in town to celebrate a friends birthday. Wonder food and service.

Thank gcrawford3358
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely experience and enjoyed our evening. Excellent service and attentive staff. The fried chicken?!!!❤️❤️😋

Thank Syn_3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I went to Charleston SC for our anniversary. Food was fantastic the entire trip, but this was a true standout. The service was fantastic (Thanks again, Chanel!) and every dish was just perfect. The wine list was solid and priced non-rapaciously. I...More

Thank btiffany
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for brunch on a Saturday and were immediately seated without a reservation. The service was fantastic and the food was really good. The waitress we had recommended the donut holes as they were “melt in your mouth” good and...More

Thank tamarajmartin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It so 90 degrees plus in October and after our morning walk, getting caught in the rain and having my phone go dead because...well that's a whole other story. Suffice it to say we were ready for lunch and needed something that was outstanding to...More

Thank Lmira20
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Eddie T
24 October 2017|
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Response from Anthony L | Reviewed this property |
Not certain but if you go online or call them, certain you will get your answer. Good luck
14 April 2017|
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Response from Marci A | Reviewed this property |
We went for brunch and dressed casual with flip flops. I would dress nicer for dinner for sure.
31 January 2017|
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Response from Trixtravels | Reviewed this property |
😊i did not see that specifically on the menu. But many options if you want avoid wheat/grains. I know gluten still be an ingredient in recipes so i am sure you could find out from them directly. It's a wonderful full... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2605
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-724-3815
  • E-mail
High Steppin' Lowcountry Living. It's a feeling of warmth and celebration that begins the moment you step inside. You'll find it in our gracious, knowledgable servers, expertly prepared dishes and a remarkable cocktail and wine program. From conversation and laughter in our bar to our stylish dining rooms of heart pine floors and antique brick, you'll come to understand true Charleston hospitality. That is, there's always cause for celebration - of our neighbors, our food and drink and each other. It's our great pleasure to share it with you.
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