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“Delicious meal” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Magnolias

Magnolias
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Ranked #20 of 895 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$31 - US$35
Cuisines: American, Soups, International, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighbourhood: Downtown
Cross street: located between Cumberland & Queen Streets
Transit: Charleston CARTA to and from Visitors Center can be picked up 1/2 block from the restaurant on the quarter hour. There are also local cab companies and Charleston's famous Rickshaws that will transport guests to their hotels.
Clearwater, Florida
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Delicious meal”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

We had a delicious meal at Magnolias, from appetizers, to drinks, meals and dessert! Food was great and service was as well. Only downside was the wait. We made reservations and still had to wait 45 minutes because they were so packed. I guess it is that good!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Classy and good”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014

Magnolia's was recommended as a must go to. It was. The restaurant has attentive staff, very nice menu choices. Salads were very good, better than most of the other restaurants we ate at. Entrees were also well prepared and presented. Excellent choice, probably one of the best in Charleston

Visited July 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Best restaurant ever!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014 via mobile

A friend suggested that we go to Magnolia and she was right!! All of the food was incredibly good. The blue crab soup, fried Mac n cheese, steak, rainbow trout, flounder, and shellfish over grits were all amazing. We also had a chocolate cream cheese pecan brownie that was delicious!! The service was great (Brian) and very fast. I highly recommend it.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Don't Miss”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

Recommended by a local, food was excellent! Fried green tomatoes and shrimp and scallops over grits. We sat at the bar, it's much more social and we were pleased to find full food service at the bar. Talked with others, the bartender was very attentive and friendly. But not intrusive. A real nice balance. We shared the two dished and it was plenty.

Visited July 2014
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Food Heaven”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

The dining experience at Magnolias was fantastic. The food was absolutely delicious. It was southern and artful. I tasted food combinations that were amazing. We ate there twice.

Visited June 2014
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