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Leon's Fine Poultry & Oysters

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Local cuisine, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Bar, Seafood
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There were 4 of us, 3 of us got fried chicken and one got the catfish and we were all thrilled with the food! The scalloped potatoes were also ridiculously delicious. The place has a great atmosphere, very cool, fun spot. We can't wait to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ann C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat at the a Bar of this hipster hangout where all the staff we millieuim who were more into themselves than talking with clients we spoke with the other older guest at the Bar. Food was hype up but a little too salty and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ed L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I are locals and had never been here. We were going to the citadel holiday concert so we stopped here for a quick bite. We had some local oysters and a shrimp roll. Food was excellent. We had a side of cucumber...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank F7480OPrichardr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not realize how far north on King St. Leon’s is and walked from the Francis Marion Hotel thinking it would only be a few blocks. It was a long walk but worth every step. The char grilled oysters were delicious! A must order...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank NanaW0655
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the atmosphere...outside patio and choice of craft beers...the perfect setting for a Saturday lunch with friends.....cold shrimp was good and I loved the blackened Mahi Mahi sandwich, but disappointed with the tiny cold oysters...they were soooooo little at $3.00 a piece....we had a great...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank marilynsB5084DX
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Professional service, spectacular fried chicken, sparkling oysters served in a myriad of ways, a clever bar program, homemade soft erve and parking for six (hey, it's Charleston), one can't go wrong at Leon's. This refurbished body shop (the automobile kind) might have the coolest vibe...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Cool place, good vibe and great food. Husband had fried oysters and I had catfish sandwich. Both were delicious!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Debbi T
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Do not skip Leon’s! Every time we come to Charleston we make sure to go to Leon’s. Good for families and a Sunday beer. My youngest devoured the fried oyster roll. The scalloped potatoes are excellent. We have always had excellent service. You will not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank clownface01
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Fabulous, lively, informal spot with the best fried chicken and oysters - raw, char-grilled, baked and fried! Our favorite oyster preparation was the char-grilled oysters - so good that we ended up ordering a second round. It was great to be able to order your...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LarchFoodie
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Just having arrived in town with 5 of us girlfriends we decided to try Leon's having heard about it. Nice charming bar/restaurant with excellent service. We started with the peel n eat shrimp, roasted Brussels sprouts and then many of us had either the Siam...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Totally casual! Very laid back place
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