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Cru Cafe
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Ranked #11 of 1,013 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$30
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighbourhood: Downtown
Description: Located at 18 Pinckney Street, in a classic 18th century Charleston single-style home, Cru Café offers the best in upscale comfort food. Guests of the restaurant enjoy indoor and outdoor porch seating, gourmet comfort food, a wine list tailored to the varied menu and rich, satisfying desserts. It’s one of Charleston’s best kept secrets. Open for lunch and dinner Tuesday through Saturday.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cru catered our daughters wedding so we decided to have dinner there for our wedding anniversary. The food was exceptional, service outstanding! Unfortunately we had an extraordinary noisy group of women behind us and that detracted from the intimate experience. I had the sea scallops, and my husband the duck. Perfectly cook and presentation was a wow.

Thank jsander
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was amazing. We had so much food, the service was excellent and the food was wonderful. If you can, ask to sit at the "Chef's table" for a truly unique dining experience.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had a fabulous dinner last night at "Cru Cafe" in Charleston. The Thai seafood risotto was the best dish I have had this year in Charleston, "a city for foodies."

Thank you, Cru Cafe.

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Thank Diana D
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

What a cute place! I hate to review this for fear that it brings long lines to get in (because the cafe is small) BUT it is fabulous. Im not a "foodie"- Im much more into the atmosphere. That being said this cafe offers creative food, wonderful servers and just a cool southern cafe. We sat at the kitchen bar and watched them make the food. Its a small, ,well oiled machine that makes great food. Im looking forward to making it back.

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Thank jojojoye
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

We had reservations for lunch our first day in town. We arrived early and did have to wait until our exact time of our reservation to eat. Every table is filled. There are only a few tables here but the food is delicious. We had excellent wait staff and quick service once seated. I had the Shrimp BLT and my husband had the General Tso's entree. Both were hot and very tasty. It was too hot to eat out on the front porch that day, so we opted to wait inside. There is really no room to stand inside the door, so this would be the only downside of this review. Great place for lunch but I would not stop here for dinner. We parked on the street and found a space near the horse stable.

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