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Poogan's Porch

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72 Queen St, Charleston, SC 29401-2220 (Meeting & King)
+1 843-577-2493
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17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 14:30
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Washington DC
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362 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

On a holiday weekend walking in without a reservation my only option for dining was the bar area. That's not a problem for me as I often choose to sit at the bar when traveling solo. The large communal dining table in the bar region makes for easy opportunities for conversations with others who are sitting there. The bartender was... More 

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Thank Anna911
SF Bay Area
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70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent an evening here for dinner last week and enjoyed our time on the porch. I had the scallops, which were good, and hubby had the pork chops. Both dinners were excellent and the biscuits were awesome. I wasn't so fond of the key lime dessert though. It looked pretty, but didn't taste anything like key lime pie.

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Thank Never2MuchTravel
Atlanta, Georgia
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stopped in for lunch today, without a reservation. Seated quickly and promptly forgotten. Someone dropped off water with a "sorry" and then nothing. Really, if you're too busy, don't seat walk-ins.

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Thank DuncAtl
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great food and great service. The menu was not extensive but the food was phenomenal. Fried Pork Chop and Short ribs rocked.

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Thank jcdick86
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Yes, the restaurant seemed very cool and interesting on the show Southern Charm, but I had no idea the food, atmosphere and staff was going to be so amazing. The she crab soup was awesome, and my short rib ragout entree was fantastic. Highly recommend because it's a complete treat. A must for anyone visiting Historic Charleston!

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Thank Yvonne W
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved it!! Sally was a terrific representative of the establishment. Looking forward to returning soon!!

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Thank Tony R
New Orleans, Louisiana
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were trying to decide which Charleston restaurant to go to and decided on Poogan's Porch based on a recommendation from a friend! And she nailed it! Our server, Sally, was incredible! We relied on her for recommendations for our meal and got almost everything she told us to! The Pimento Fritters were OMG to die for! My first time... More 

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Thank gobrit21
Maryland
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restaurant was recommended to me by a good friend so we tried it. The service was quick and polite. The drinks were, by my standards, somewhat small..at least my martini was quite cute. My wife ordered Fried Chicken and I ordered what the menu stated as "Crispy Red Snapper". My wife's chicken was fine. My "Crispy" Red Snapper was... More 

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Thank yimmie
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Poogan's Porch consistently serves outstanding food and delicious cocktails. The service is excellent and wait staff is so friendly. It's especially fun to learn the ghost stories. Poogan is the little white dog who supposedly still haunts the restaurant along with the building's previous owner who is occasionally seen in the mirror of the women's bathroom.

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Thank Sofia425
New York City, New York
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389 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a nice place with a good atmosphere. We arrived on a Sunday, at lunch and without a reservation. I really craved the shrimp grits, so we took two seats at the bar and ate. While the food was delicious, watching the bartender wipe up spills and pour drinks, with our backs to the room detracted from the experience,... More 

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HospitalityManager72, Hospitality Manager at Poogan's Porch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! The Poogan's Porch team is thrilled that you enjoyed your meal. Sitting at the bar is certainly not an experience for everyone - if you would prefer a table next time please feel free to reach out via info@poogansporch.com and we would be happy to assist with reservations. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 14:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
Friday
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Queen St, Charleston, SC 29401-2220
    (Meeting & King)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-2493

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?