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Comment Archives: Locations: Bars + Clubs: 5 Stars

Re: “Dublin Down

Forgot the stars! Great job on Daniel Island

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Posted by Restaurant reviewer on March 3, 2011 at 11:07 PM

Re: “Single Smile Cafe

Great coffee shop/cafe in Summerville. We had the chicken salad croissant for lunch. Excellent food and atmosphere.

1 of 1 people like this.
Posted by Kollinskij on March 3, 2011 at 12:32 PM

Re: “Gallery Chuma

One of Charleston's best kept secrets!

Posted by Valencia on February 26, 2011 at 10:42 PM

Re: “Coleman Public House

Very friendly and knowledgeable bartender Amber (she's pretty too).
I had a visitor from Bavaria (THE beer country) and both of us enjoyed the locally brewed Westbrook wheat beer and the delicious food. Definitely not the last time I was there!

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Posted by CharlestonWolfgang on February 15, 2011 at 4:46 PM

Re: “Tommy Condon's Irish Pub & Seafood Restaurant

Great place to go for Beers and Music. Best part about this place is the Band, Bartenders, and Beers. It is not the best place to eat nor the best "Irish Bar" but the music and atmosphere has always made it ideal for me.

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Posted by talleypowertrader on February 13, 2011 at 1:30 AM

Re: “Wild Wing - Mt. Pleasant

Love Wild Wing! Bring Thomas Tillman back !

Posted by cad779 on February 12, 2011 at 11:01 PM

Re: “The Brick

I just wanted to let everyone know that this bar became under new ownership back in August of 2010 and I ask that you don't hold any of the negative comments prior to that date against us. Even though we kept the same name, we have greatly improved the bar and it's atomosphere. I invite everyone to come and check the bar out for yourself and for anyone who had a negative experience I ask that you come by and give it another shot. Thanks and I hope to see you at The Brick!

Posted by DirtyBirdVT on February 11, 2011 at 4:41 PM

Re: “Closed for Business

We were looking for a place for lunch yesterday and we came upon "Closed for Business" and decided to give it a try. I ordered the Grilled Cheese w/ tomato soup. The grilled cheese was DELICIOUS on thick sliced, buttery bread w/ three kinds of perfectly melted cheese. The tomato soup was also delicious, very fresh. My boyfriend ordered the fried chicken sandwich w/ french fries. That was also really yummy, the chicken was very lightly fried and not greasy. The fries, fresh cut, were so good we were fighting over the last few! Our server was very sweet and upbeat. The overall ambiance was very calming and inviting and I loved the handmade-looking lamps on the booth tables! I like knowing my food comes from local businesses, and it was well worth the $25 for lunch. We will be back again soon to try some of those craft beers and the pork rinds! Thanks for a GREAT lunch!

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Posted by SLIDE on February 10, 2011 at 11:43 AM

Re: “Finn McGoo's Irish Pub and Restaurant

This is the finest pub I have been to in Carolina. The owners are friendly, the music great and - - the drinks are not bad either!

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Posted by sig on January 29, 2011 at 12:30 PM

Re: “1337 King

1337 has a cozy environment. The staff and girls are all friendly and yet crazy at the same time! Love that place!

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Posted by taylorjordan on January 25, 2011 at 7:36 PM

Re: “J. Paul'z

Great atmosphere, great food, and incredible bar! Love it!

Posted by beachlover37 on January 23, 2011 at 12:32 PM

Re: “Montreux Bar and Grill

Wow! I am shocked at the bad reviews. I LIVE at Montreux. I am there nearly five times a week. I have NEVER had a bad experience. I have never seen the drunks people talk about either. In fact, one person in our group was dropping the "F" bomb rather loud and the waiter came over to say, "You're going to have to quiet down." My friend was greatly offended, but I really appreciated that.

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Posted by versblakhorned on January 21, 2011 at 5:21 AM

Re: “Rehab Bar & Grill

Just discovered where the dman is. In top form as usual. Great place. Have some terrific acts. Hoping they can do more in the food department but what they have is good. Find a signature dish or something. Everyone should try this new place. What a better place to tell your friends you spent the night at......REHAB bar and grill

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Posted by avator on January 20, 2011 at 3:56 PM

Re: “Buddy Roe's Shrimp Shack

I have followed Ronnie for years and he just gets better. Buddy Roe's is his best venue yet. Great music, great food and great FUN!

Posted by Swamp Girl on January 17, 2011 at 5:36 PM

Re: “Buddy Roe's Shrimp Shack

I have known Ronnie Johnson since the early 80's when we both worked together in Wild Dunes. I've been to 3 clubs that he has owned, 2 in Mt. Pleasant, and 1 on Isle of Palms and I must say the current location is my favorite! At the gateway to Sullivan's Island, with a great outdoor deck, putt putt course, great entertainment (thanks for bringing Robert Hutto back to the area), wonderful food-the best fried shrimp around! Staff is very friendly, and Ronnie is always around to greet and chat with his customers.

It's a great low-keyed, casual and comfortable environment, love the deck, great oyster roasts, and overall a great place to hang with friends, meet new friends, enjoy good food, and fabulous entertainment. I am in my late 40's and lots of people my age there.

And no Josh, I am not getting free food for posting this review, I like to support those that I know have worked very hard to be the success that they are!!!

Posted by islandhopper on January 15, 2011 at 10:07 AM

Re: “Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina

Patriots Point is a one of a kind location. You have beautiful views of the Charleston Harbor, Ravenel Bridge, Down Town Charleston and The Old Village. The atmosphere is relaxing and laid back. It's the Stay-cation of Mount Pleasant.

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Posted by Char- The East Coast Marlin on January 14, 2011 at 10:39 AM

Re: “Buddy Roe's Shrimp Shack

Best place I have ever eaten, it is the bomb, from the entertainment to the food. It is awesome, check it out!!

Posted by bets on January 13, 2011 at 8:09 PM

Re: “Buddy Roe's Shrimp Shack

I live in Columbia and come to the IOP several times a month and wouldn't think of going anywhere but Buddyroes. It has the best atmosphere, food and friendliest people. The best place to party in Charleston.

Posted by blacklab on January 13, 2011 at 4:36 PM

Re: “Foster's Pub

As soon as I returned from an overseas trip in September, a long time friend recommended I check this place out. Knowing what used to be in the same facility, I was beyond hesitant. I checked their menu online, called to verify it as a family-friendly establishment, and proceeded to have Friday Night Family Dinner there. As a craft beer nut, I was beyond excited to check out Foster's, considering the lack of craft beer establishments in Mount Pleasant that actually know anything about craft beer.

During my first visit, with my wife and son, I spent a good 10-15 minutes discussing craft beers and breweries with the owner, as it was a fairly quiet night and we were one of two families in the Pub. Seated away from the bar, we figured we would be a bit ignored, but that was not the case. Craig is one of the few restaurateurs in this area that really seems to get it. This establishment does not seem to exist solely to get people buzzed up and back out on the roads, rather after one or two visits, patrons become regulars; a characteristic glaringly remiss at most restaurants/bars in Mount Pleasant. I applaud the service on most nights, but as a realist, I also understand if I go in on Trivia Night and sit anywhere away from the bar (not with my family, of course), I may end up waiting a few extra moments for service - the place is packed on Trivia Nights. It is simple math, really.

The food of Foster's is what really sets it apart, and it took me by surprise I would actually enjoy it as much as I do. I am a cheeseburger man through and through, and have been overwhelmed by the flavors blended together in the back. I even tried the Arrogant Bastard Challenge one night, failing miserably, just because I was excited to eat that burger for an entire weekend (I learned that weekend why gluttony is considered a "Deadly Sin"). The highlight of the menu for me, strangely enough, is their macaroni and cheese. A dish I never cared for my entire life, but when ordered as a side for my son on one occasion, it is now something I order as take out on most visits. I am a fan of their onion rings also. A few mentioned below they are a bit on the crispy side, which I agree with, but they also actually taste like the beer they say they should. Most beer battered rings taste like flour and yeast, and that's it. During football, the BBQ sliders have been a hit with my friends and family also. The wings are simple bar wings, but if one is seeking a great plate of wings, I question why that person would not venture to one of the myriad of wing houses in the area.

I applaud Craig's respect throughout these reviews, and I wonder if some of the people reviewing actually understand the dynamics that transpire in an establishment geared toward not only quality food and drink, but more-so toward quality service. Service is my main concern in any restaurant or bar, and I frequent a few places with poor food and/or poor drink selections entirely based on the service received. Foster's is the type of place I can get all things I wish for when I choose to spend my "hard earned money" on any given night.

Overall, this was a refreshing update to the Mt Pleasant restaurant/bar scene when I returned, and I am happy to add it to my list of go-to establishments in the area. Keep up the good work.

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Posted by ewalsh on January 13, 2011 at 3:12 PM

Re: “Buddy Roe's Shrimp Shack

I have known Ronnie for over 20 years. He is a great singer, entertainer and just an awesome guy! With his music he will get you off your feet and you will have a fabulous time dancing the night away...or just watch others making 'a fool' of themselves (the gator!!!) He and his beautiful wife Kim are wonderful people and you just can't help but love them!

Posted by Marlies on January 13, 2011 at 11:18 AM
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