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Comment Archives: Locations: Bars + Clubs: Music Venue

Re: “Charleston Music Hall

Filthy, tasteless, vulgar.

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Posted by Victor Orloff on December 11, 2013 at 12:36 AM

Re: “Mac's Place

Bear Down! In town for business, this Chicago style sports bar is a must see!

2 of 2 people like this.
Posted by spawn on November 23, 2013 at 11:53 PM

Re: “The Royal American

Oh Dear lord

Posted by KooK MooK on November 15, 2013 at 1:27 PM

Re: “Market Street Saloon

It' quite interesting how at midnight on November 6th your "hottest bartender" was down 300 votes yet still seemed to win. Good to know the winner of Charleston's hottest bartender is predetermined.

Posted by boddee on November 9, 2013 at 2:03 AM

Re: “Halls Chophouse

Not worth the money, won't be back.

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Posted by MaryBPierson on November 7, 2013 at 10:29 PM

Re: “Halls Chophouse

No, Linda. There is clearly an organized effort behind what you're doing. You do realize, don't you, that you post after every positive comment or any curious comment about your negative fixation on Halls?
After 2 seconds' worth of searching, I found this:
Halls Chophouse
434 King St., Charleston, SC 29403
8437270090
93 visitor photos
Ranked #1 of 695 restaurants in Charleston
4.5 of 5 stars 825 Reviews
Travellers' Choice award winner Travellers' Choice® 2013 Winner Restaurants

Heh. So out of nearly 700 Charleston restaurants reviewed on Trip Advisor, 825 people volunteered to mention it's the best restaurant in town.
You're really going to have to ramp up your efforts to smear Halls on a larger scale if you'd like to have any effect at all.

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Posted by landsnark on November 2, 2013 at 2:09 PM

Re: “Halls Chophouse

Those are tourists sites and plenty of tourists have bought into Halls, no argument there. The vast majority of locals dissaprove of Hall's. That's why on a locals site you have a overwhelmingly negative opinion of Hall's. If those people went there more than once or twice or talked to locals who know the place and the family, they would obviously have a different opinion of the place. Plus, you are grossly exagerating that there are no negative reviews there, just not as many. Hall's has a well known negative reputation in Charleston, that's why so many locals avoid the place.

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Posted by LindaCHS on November 1, 2013 at 10:42 PM

Re: “Halls Chophouse

It is hard to believe that any place could be this bad and survive so I looked at yelp and trip advisor and there is not one single negative review nor one negative comment about the family.

In fact the reviews are glowing. something's fishy here.

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Posted by martin stuart on November 1, 2013 at 9:07 PM

Re: “Red's Ice House

horrible place, food is sucks, service is slow. i was there yesterday to watch halloween contest. i do not f.. believe that winners had no costumes won. Judges eliminated really good costumes like everybody's favorite rednecks couple. i believe winners were friends with bar stuffs or judges. worst halloween contest ever ever ever. highly not recommended. place needs to shut down.

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Posted by Jeremy Spencer on November 1, 2013 at 7:49 PM

Re: “Halls Chophouse

Notice everytime there is a poor review by a real person on here, a Hall or a member of their staff will pop up with a magical 5 star review, look at the pattern. Just look at the top comments about Hall's and the number of people who agree with the comment (like it) to know who is running the fake campaign here. And that would be you.

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Posted by LindaCHS on October 31, 2013 at 5:58 PM

Re: “The Pierpont Pub

Tried to enjoy an evening out at my first visit to Pierpont Pub on Hwy.61,
but when I arrived there, a brawl was taking place just outside
their front entrance and I had driven all the way
from Adams Run to get there as I had heard that
a really god Band "THE HOWLIN' PACK" was playing there that night.
I used to would have just overlooked all that kind of mayhem in
my younger days, but not anymore...what with all the goings ons these days.......
Maybe I'll try it again 'cause I see the Howlin' Pack is scheduled to play
there again this year....I believe in November 2013..!!..!!....and a friend
told me that the food there is quite good.

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Posted by msdjyoung on October 31, 2013 at 3:59 PM

Re: “Halls Chophouse

Seems like someone in town has organized a campaign to attack Hall's on this board, (Charleston is still a very small town-not surprised at this). I've been there four times and found both the service and the food to be excellent. Special requests were handled were handled with alacrity. Found the family members to be very nice. Would definitely go again.

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Posted by Michael J. Pate on October 31, 2013 at 8:58 AM

Re: “Citadel Mall

This mall has the only IMAX in the Charleston area. It also has the largest Belk & Dillard's locations in Charleston. Centrally located, easily accessible and convenient to all areas of Charleston.

2 of 3 people like this.
Posted by Scott Davis on October 23, 2013 at 10:59 AM

Re: “Morgan Creek Grill

I have been going to Morgan Creek grill for several years. Haven't ever thought much of the service or the food, but love the location. After enjoying a nice afternoon downstairs at the Creek with friends I learned a few days later that they had charged my credit card twice. I called immediately and after speaking with 3 people was transferred to Carla Pope the "manager" who told me "it was a busy day, it was a human error." I totally agreed. Carla said they would refund my credit card for the second duplicate charge, so I asked that the restaurant also pay the expenses they incurred because of their double charge and Carla refused. She told me "its not our fault you can't manage your money." What? As a local who has frequently Morgan Creek Grill for years I cannot believe the outrageous attitude and behavior Carla exhibited. Where is the service recovery? After speaking with the bank today and no refund has been processed I will be contacting the fraud department.

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Posted by Debbie Hendricks Padoll on October 10, 2013 at 2:36 PM

Re: “Halls Chophouse

I have been to Halls twice. Very underwhelming. How they remain in business dumbfounds me. The food was adequate, at best. The "sides" are all a la carte. The portion was small, and cold. When I ordered a beer vs. wine (have you seen the prices for their wines?!!) it was like I had insulted their mother. I agree that if you live locally, go out and buy a good grade of steak and cook your own! I will not return to Halls, and do not recommend it to visitors or others. I don't recommend Aarons, either, but that is another story. Tourist trap.

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Posted by localhutch on October 2, 2013 at 11:14 AM

Re: “Halls Chophouse

Was very dissapointed in our last visit to Hall's. Went on a Friday night with guests in town and had reservations through OpenTable. Show up at 7:30, and they have no tables available, even though they had called earlier that day to confirm out reservations. They seat us at the bar to wait on an available table. Its so loud and drunk people pushing into us, our quests are quite annoyed and ask if we should leave. The old hostess who works there, who is a Hall and part of the ownership, comes up to us every 5 minutes to apologize to us. Not to mention she has horribly bad breath as she has to get right in my face to talk as its so loud in there. We are seated about 20 minutes later. We end up spending easy $100 each on 4 people. Our two guests from Chicago were very unimpressed with the food and our experience there, I thought the food was just ok that night, but not nearly for what you pay when you leave. It wasn't my first time, but Hall's has worn thin on me from the first couple times we went there during the first year. Talking to friends it seems to be wearing thin on just about everyone. Lucky for us, plenty of exciting new restaurants to take Hall's place.

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Posted by BelowBroad on September 29, 2013 at 8:51 PM

Re: “Poe's Tavern

Poe's has been one of my favorite go-to places for a long time and I LOVE the mahi tacos!! BUT to see this Tomas lady's seriously annoying and ridiculous rant on the side of my computer whenever I'm perusing the Charleston City Paper is plain annoying . Ever heard of a babysitter, Tomas? Yeah? Well, CALL ONE and stop complaining about the fact that your unruly children obviously are NOT OLD ENOUGH to sit still and be presentable in a really great establishment. Complete idiot.

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Posted by conservativespaniels on September 23, 2013 at 10:55 PM

Re: “Poe's Tavern

Take your screaming child away from other paying customers until he calms down. Problem solved.

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Posted by Jaxx on September 19, 2013 at 3:19 PM

Re: “Poe's Tavern

As much as I appreciate the previous 2 comments made in response to my post, I disagree with your overall statement. We were there at 11 am for a total of 30 min. We go there because it's loud, they have a kid's menu, they have high chairs, the wait staff has always been really nice, the food has been great, and the bartenders are knowledgeable. As such, I'd like to retract the statement about the "horrible, overpriced bloody mary's". I still do not appreciate the general manager being a complete jerk about the situation including when I went back to apologize for the inconvenience and complain about how we were treated. His statement that "he didn't want to tell me how to raise my kids" was uncalled for, unnecessary, and extremely hurtful. I would suggest that if they do not want parents to bring their kids there, there are easier ways to accomplish this such as removing the kids menu items and high chairs. I can assure you I will not go back with or without my kids. Since I no longer care nor do I have any more time to devote, I will no longer post any more comments in regards to this.

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Posted by tomas1981 on September 17, 2013 at 1:07 PM

Re: “Poe's Tavern

"I have never been treated so poorly in my life."

You must not have a very hard life, Tomas. No one wants to hear your crotchfruit cry, especially in a TAVERN. If you can afford to go out to eat, you can afford a babysitter. Next time I go there I will personally ask for Travis and tell him to keep up the good work.

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Posted by Ron Liberte on September 16, 2013 at 1:19 PM
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