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Re: “Halls Chophouse

Another person (QB) who is either an employee of Halls or shill for the restaurant who signed up for an account today and posted a 5 star review, this is a familiar pattern discussed numerous times on this thread. Come on people... Lol, lol, lol...

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Posted by Mike Westerman on July 22, 2017 at 6:18 PM

Re: “Halls Chophouse

Hall's is top notch across the board; frankly, I think that these reviews shooting the place down are pretty mean-spirited. The Hall family is a class act, and I have very good memories of their kindness to me and my wife and young daughter. Good people bringing top notch food to Charleston.

But hey, haters are gonna hate...

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Posted by QB on July 22, 2017 at 1:32 PM

Re: “Halls Chophouse

This is just another expensive version of Aaron's Deli. Tourists are their main clients, and are stuck with mediocre food and a very noisy atmosphere. With all the nice genuine professional restaurants in town, I wonder why they can stay in business.

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Posted by localhutch on July 19, 2017 at 12:03 PM

Re: “Halls Chophouse

Halls is for dumb tourists only. All of the negative comments on this board are true. The food is average, the prices are high and the four owners are a pain in the butt. Please stay away from this horrible place.

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Posted by LocalCitizen on July 14, 2017 at 8:01 PM

Re: “Glazed

Best doughnuts ever! Staff is warm, friendly and always helpful. You have to check out Glazed,

Posted by Erin Jacobs on July 14, 2017 at 7:42 AM

Re: “Halls Chophouse

It should be pretty clear to anyone reading this thread of comments and "Linda" and, most likely a few friends she has recruited, are on a personal mission to smear Halls Chophouse and the Halls themselves.

My wife and I have been to Halls 6 or 7 times. We've been to some of the best steak houses in the Country (NYC, Dallas, Atlanta, etc) and Halls is one of the best. The steaks are fantastic, on of the best caesar salads anywhere, and a world class wine list. Perhaps Billy can be friendly to a fault, but you have to appreciate the families commitment to this restaurant and their patrons. They are always there and try to get to know people. The bar downstairs is a lively scene, so its not the most quite restaurant in town. So, if you are looking for a very quite dining experience where you don't see or here from the owners, perhaps you should try another Charleston steakhouse, Penninsula Grill is fabulous.

Read reviews on Open Table and Trip Advisor if you want to see some honest reviews of Halls.

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Posted by Charleston Lover on June 30, 2017 at 9:04 AM

Re: “Gentry Bar & Room

Bring back Sermets, not sure what Gentry is even suppose to be, a whisky bar? restaurant? sports bar? venue for filming Southern Charm? No purpose to this place and the food is mediocre to say the least!

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Posted by Mike Westerman on June 28, 2017 at 11:27 PM

Re: “Halls Chophouse

Food is in line with other steakhouses in town- Oak, Grill 225, Ruth's Chris. The difference as some other reviewers have stated is its way overpriced for locals. $13 including tax for a crown and coke filled to the top with ice, and thats without the 20% tip. Now thats outrageous. That's just an example. Hall's is a tourist trap, they have little use for the locals other than the bar crowd, and they couldnt care less what we think as they pack the out of towners in. The atmosphere is lousy as the bar crowd downstairs drowns out your conversation in the dining room upstairs on any given night. Go once to say you've eaten there if you wish but smarter to save your money and go somewhere you can actually have an enjoyable evening out at and hear your dinner guests across the table from you. Dont worry the tourists will still be there. With the dining options now available in Charleston, why bother is the question.

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Posted by Mike Westerman on June 28, 2017 at 10:44 PM

Re: “Amen Street Fish and Raw Bar

Try the shrimp corndogs! You will not be disappointed.

Posted by Robin Hillyer Miles on June 7, 2017 at 11:21 AM

Re: “Hunley's Tavern

If you want to hang on a Saturday night and want good service.. don't go there. Hope the owner gets this.. I've been going there for a long while, this new bartender will not create business..

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Posted by Kasper Sky on June 4, 2017 at 12:58 AM

Re: “Halls Chophouse

I don't know where the other people on this thread have been eating but I have never had a bad meal, bad service or experience at Hall's. Maybe they aren't used to knowledgeable servers who are attentive without being intrusive (anywhere else mail you a thank you note afterwards?), or owners who greet and try to take care of their guests like it was their home (3 deep at the bar but Billy finds me a barstool). Walked in on a average Sat night & we were seated within 5 mins at the community table. I'm no one special other than I appreciate the best steak Ive ever tasted, fantastic side dishes (lobster mac & the chopped salad!) & the first class service.It gets loud but there's nowhere that doesn't anymore as people seem to have forgotten their inside voices. Yes, it's pricey but we've never left feeling we paid too much for the quality we received. Go to Ruths Chris if you don't like it and free up a table for those who appreciate this gem.

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Posted by Singnkitty on June 2, 2017 at 12:50 PM

Re: “Vintage Coffee Cafe

Is there a gluten-free option for pizza?

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Posted by Bill O'Hagan on June 1, 2017 at 8:07 PM

Re: “Halls Chophouse

The tourists flock to this place, while the locals laugh! Forget about the Charleston version of the Adams family that runs the place, the weirdest, most eccentric people you will ever meet, but the drinks are way overpriced, like double other places, and the steaks are mail order Allen Bros. steaks marketed as some amazing cuts of beef. Tourists are so dumb they think the Halls family i.e. Adams family are Charleston natives, little do they know they came here in 2009 after one failed business attempt in the hospitality industry after another in multiple US cities. Sadly, the jokes on us, the people of Charleston.

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Posted by Rick Wilson on May 25, 2017 at 1:10 PM

Re: “Halls Chophouse

12$ liquor drinks you get for $5 dollars everywhere else and average mail order Allen Bros. steaks, yet the tourists flock to this place. All the locals do is laugh. The family has a well deserved reputation as the most freaky, eccentric family in Charleston, which is why the locals stay away.

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Posted by Rick Wilson on May 25, 2017 at 9:34 AM

Re: “Mondo's

They have a great pasta menu. The service is very well. This together makes a great dining experience.
The wine list is average and the the bar tending is weak. Their cocktails are always light for the money. The bar tender is more involved in the wine list than the cocktails or whatever.

Posted by r po on May 6, 2017 at 9:03 PM

Re: “Lewis Barbecue

Really wonderful meats, all so tender and full of flavor . A unique atmosphere and outstanding bar.

Posted by Virginia Hinckley Sanders on April 20, 2017 at 11:51 AM

Re: “Crave Kitchen & Cocktails

My new go-to brunch place in Charleston. Shrimp with grits and chorizo sausage is great. The bacon Bloody Mary will not disappoint. Great casual outdoor seating.

Posted by Kevin Brunson on April 17, 2017 at 9:31 AM

Re: “The Mezz

I will miss this place.

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Posted by Akilah Edwards on April 11, 2017 at 2:44 PM

Re: “Page's Okra Grill

One of the best sandwiches I've ever had. Charleston or elsewhere.

The PBT is amazing. It's got pimiento cheese, fried green tomatoes, apple-wood smoked bacon on Texas toast. Delicious.

I agree with the other reviews that it can be busy at times, I usually avoid the crowds and go a little later at night once the dinner rush is over. It means eating later, but also better service and shorter waits. Highly recommend.

Also, the BBQ cheese fries are great to snack on!

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Posted by Kevin Brunson on March 27, 2017 at 11:01 AM

Re: “DB's Cheesesteaks, Burgers, & Fries

Just bought 3 cheesesteaks and paid over $30. Couldn't even eat them!!!!! There was no cheese on any of them and they were so dry!!!! Never again!!!

Posted by Lisa Goff Ogier on March 18, 2017 at 4:47 PM
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