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“Just ok....”
Review of Pavilion Bar

Pavilion Bar
Ranked #97 of 978 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Downtown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Pavilion Rooftop bar 2 years ago and loved it so we decided to go back this trip and take our friends. Big disappointment. They’ve put up plexiglass and it makes it hot with no air flow. We sat at our table and a server never showed up, so we went the the bar for drinks. Some time later a server came by and said she didn’t come over bc she was told not to take our order bc the computers were down. A little communication and explanation when we first sat down would have gone a long way. Drinks are not that great and way over priced. We had one round and left. Much better rooftop bars in the area.

Thank Shawntae R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at the Pavilion Bar for after dinner cocktails. It's a great rooftop bar at which to grab drinks on a nice night. The ambiance and views of the city are amazing. We had a raspberry mojito and firefly martini and enjoyed both. Prices were reasonable.

Thank Kmon22
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

The Pavilion Bar offers everything one could want in a rooftop bar: a fantastic view, a terrific bar, space heaters for cool nights, and -- oh, yes -- a pool. My friends and I were staying at the hotel and had already enjoyed Nitrotinis at the lobby bar earlier in the evening, so we went up to the rooftop after dinner for a drink. It was such a pretty venue that I was sorry to have to leave. All of the tables lining the edge of the roof were taken, so we had to be satisfied with sitting at the bar, but that was very enjoyable. i would definitely return and come early enough to snag an edge table and take in the view.

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Thank BrynMawrBK
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

This was a lovely roof-top bar that really deserves 4 stars, but.... They actually allow smoking and that is why I give it only three. Not sure why they do that, but maybe they figure since the tables are separated by Plexiglass it's ok. It ruined our afternoon happy hour. The cocktail was great and we would have had more, but couldn't stand the smokey atmosphere.

1  Thank MJJJB
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

If you’re seeking a classy, but yet friendly, roof top bar w sunset and views of the water this is your place. Not inexpensive but not snobby. Excellent drinks and the crab cake salad was superb. Our waitress, Katherine, epitomized Southern hospitality. Just for the record, we visited 5 roof top venues and this by far was the best (we went there twice within 4 days)!

1  Thank Paul T
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