5 New Restaurants to Try in Charleston

Even if Charleston isn’t your favorite duty station, it’s undeniable food and beverage scene surpasses all else. Here’s five new places to check out:

Bar 167

From the team that brought you 167 Raw comes the new Mediterranean inspired cocktail bar, Bar 167. Located just off King Street, this quaint new bar offers small bites including scallops, focaccia, and creative spritzes and cocktails. The décor is Instagram approved and was designed by Nantucket resident, Kathleen Hay and harkens back to summer days on the Amalfi Coast with shades of blue and natural ivories and whites. So come grab a drink or a small bite to eat while you wait for your table at sister restaurant, 167 Raw located just around the corner on King Street.


A taste of the tropics nestled in Charleston’s historic district? Why not! Gingerline is Charleston’s newest cocktail destination serving up festive drinks and a menu to match. With its bright and festive colors and seating both indoors and out, Gingerline is sure to take the Charleston cocktail scene by storm. Stop in and see why summer never has to end!

Pasture and Grain

From the creators of Boxcar Betty’s comes Pasture and Grain, located in Mt. Pleasant. Offering from-scratch dishes that are good for the soul! Whether you’d like something small such as a salad or something hearty and filling like their many entrée selections, they have something for everyone! They aim to make simple yet nutritious food.

Ritual Restaurant and Lounge

Located high above the Holy City comes the newest player in the rooftop game. Ritual draws its inspiration from summer nights in Tulum, Mexico. Live music, fresh food, and drinks come together at this new spot. Take a permanent vacation!

The Quinte Oyster Bar

*Opening Soon* Inside The Pinch comes Charleston’s newest oyster bar, The Quinte. This turn of the century themed oyster bar and cocktail lounge will surely be a don’t miss. The Quinte is located on the ground floor of The Pinch Hotel and is sure to make its mark on the oyster culture of Charleston.

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