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Anson Restaurant

££££American, Seafood,
12 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401-2018
+1 843-577-0551
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“crispy flounder” (77 reviews)
“filet” (29 reviews)
“pimento cheese” (16 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
12 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401-2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner at Anson Restaurant and the Shrimp and grits weren’t like any that I had eaten before. They were edible but I wouldn’t order them again. They had tomatoes and not the traditional Tasso gravy that I love on my shrimp and grits....More

Thank Joy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We could not visit Charleston without going back to Anson's. The menu has changed and is actually better. We sat upstairs, it was so clean, even the chandeliers sparkled.My wife even commented on the bathroom, clean and nicely decorated. Our server was Billy, from the...More

1  Thank r4mazza
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice menu with a variety of fish and meat entrees. good portions,interesting combinations. service was very very good. located near the public market so very accessible to most of the Inns and hotels in area. only issue is it is pretty noisy so best to...More

Thank Maxandsambc77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two tired sisters followed a recommendation and found ourselves having a great evening at Ansons. Despite being quiet there was still a great atmosphere. We loved the decoration and the staff. Our food was perfect with lovely cold wine to help. It's not cheap but...More

Thank Rosegriff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first of 4 dinners out in Charleston which we had having been told the City was a centre for culinary excellence. Looking back on three weeks touring the USA I have to say that the poorest food experiences were in Charleston. Whilst...More

Thank linskitours
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was excellent but the food was disappointing, the fish too soft, a shame for a seafood restaurant.

Thank Neil K K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having enjoyed meals at Anson for many years (before and after the fire), our recent experience was extremely negative: a bride and her bridesmaids entered around 8:00, seated in the center of the first floor. As every toast was raised, and as the increasingly loud...More

Thank DJT12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the shrimp and grits! Best in town! Pleasant management and bartender! Such a pleasure to dine there. Beautiful restaurant! Beautiful black walnut bar and old black and white movies are on a screen!

Thank tangotraveler5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food and service, and even better when it's Restaurant Week with great value of 3 courses for $40.

Thank Linda5jwink
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our party of twelve was treated to great food and service tonight. We had a fabulous selection of appetizers including okra, calamari, fried green tomatoes, roasted garlic and others, followed by fabulous entrees. Swordfish was fabulous, filets were perfect and the flagship dish, crispy flounder...More

Thank LQ654
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Yvonne G
1 March 2017|
Response from Cilburke | Reviewed this property |
No. Just wear what you'd normally wear to a decent restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401-2018
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-0551
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