Charleston Restaurant Week: Everything You Need to Know

Calling all foodies, wine enthusiasts, and culinary aficionados! If you’ve never attended Charleston Restaurant Week, you are missing out on the epicurean event of a lifetime. This is one of the most anticipated weeks in the South Carolina Lowcountry! Whether you are craving something sweet, savory, or anything in between, this one-of-a-kind event will please every palate. Below, you will find a guide to the upcoming culinary events, but remember to save room for dessert! 

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Your Guide to Charleston Restaurant Week 2021

  • New for 2021: Take-out Options!

Unprecedented times call for thinking outside the box. Supporting local restaurants during such a hard year is something we can all do by taking advantage of their newly offered take out options for 2021 Restaurant Week in Charleston. Check back soon to see if take out is offered for the Fall event. To see a list of restaurants that recently offered take out specials for the January event, click HERE.

  • What Is Charleston Restaurant Week?

The participating restaurants offer prix fixe lunch and dinner menus ranging from $20 to $50. This is a great and affordable way to sample some of the Holy City’s top restaurants. Each restaurant has a custom menu featuring three to four courses. From savory dishes like shrimp and grits to sweet classics like pecan pie, you can expect a little bit of everything on the menu.

  • When Is Restaurant Week in Charleston?

Restaurant Week in Charleston is a semiannual event in January and September. The September 2021 event will kick off on the 9th and run through the 19th. That’s 11 days of mouthwatering cuisine to sample for lunch or dinner! Make your reservations now so you don’t miss out on Charleston’s best and most affordable dining options.

  • The Fall 2021 Charleston Restaurant Week is September 9-19, 2021
  • The January 2022 Charleston Restaurant Week will take place January 13-23, 2022. 

Participating Restaurants

The following are just a glimpse of what you can expect to see during the 2021 Charleston Restaurant Week. For a full list of participating restaurants, make sure to check out their website.

Downtown Charleston


Mount Pleasant


West Ashley


North Charleston & Park Circle


James Island


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Kiawah Island and Seabrook Island offer a unique combination of peacefulness and exclusivity that is only 30 minutes away from the bustling Holy City. When you plan a getaway to one of these beloved Charleston sea islands, you’ll also enjoy easy access to the area’s best restaurants, most beautiful beaches, resort-style shopping, and luxury amenities.

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