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“Great Bar”
Review of Red Drum

Red Drum
Ranked #17 of 354 Restaurants in Mount Pleasant
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$35
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Gastropub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Pherigo
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Went on a great recommendation from a top chef. Drinks were super, guys at the bar couldn't be friendlier and more helpful. Restaurant very noisy and packed. Clam appetizer was excellent, as was the shrimp cocktail ceviche. Enchiladas ala short ribs were very good, but only as good as a good Mexican restaurant. The bar had so many people at it they were standing 3-deep plus. A live band came in and they were fun. It is a good local place.

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Thank ponysnooper
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Reviewed 17 August 2013 via mobile

I've been there twice on business in the last three weeks. This is a happening place in Mt Pleasant/Charleston. Great selection of beers, bar is great. It seems to be a 30's to 40's group at the bar. The live music is great ambiance addition.
The food is great - first visit I had the salmon - fantastic he second visit I had the scallops they were ok nothing over the top fantastic. Service is very good and very attentive. Definite stop if your visiting or a local.

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Thank Joe S
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Reviewed 5 August 2013

When in Isle of Palms 6 years ago, we happened upon this place, and our group had a terrific time--great dinner, and it was half-price wine night. We actually returned the same week for a second visit. This year we made it a point to come back, with 12 people (including 3 small children and a baby), and it was just as good if not better. There wasn't a single complaint amongst our group, the food was great (everyone was passing plates around to taste everything), and of course it was half -priced wine night again. This is a terrific restaurant, great and friendly service, and well -prepared food. We will always return on trips to the Charleston area as this place is the equal of the downtown restaurants (which we also like).

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Thank Harvey S
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Reviewed 17 July 2013

Red Drum has been a favorite of mine for years but it seems to be slipping a bit. Service could/should have been more attentive, food took a long time but our waiter was also MIA for a while. We needed drinks a couple times and pepper and we just had to go without. However, I will say the water fillers were always filling our glasses. The quality was just not a good as years past. Usually people at the table are like OMG this is amazing not so much it was good but not as good. Also, the temperature was uncomfortably hot. Everyone at the table was uncomfortable not horrible but not comfortable. First time I have been disappointed in Red Drum hope this is not a trend.

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Thank Colleen H
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Reviewed 8 July 2013

Exceptionally friendly staff and owners. Owners always visible.
Food is incredible. Lots of local seafood and produce. Desserts are amazing and a wonderful outside area and bar where you can have another drink or Cappuccino after dinner. 5 stars in my book.

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Thank Judy S
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