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Anson Restaurant

₹₹₹₹American, Seafood,
12 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401-2018
+1 843-577-0551
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“crispy flounder” (79 reviews)
“filet” (29 reviews)
“collard greens” (18 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
12 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401-2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had their specialty of Fried Flounder, it was very good. The Restaurant was very nice the staff was good. The food was good. We ordered too much, the vegetables are to share, they are very big. I think the waitress should have told us...More

Thank Martha B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding meal and service. Located in the historic part of downtown the restaurant has a great menu. service was very fast and friendly. Great location for any special event

1  Thank Dale S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed their specialty flounder dish, prepared in a way I've not experienced in the past. My wife had the duck comfit which was also excellent. Good service and good food.

Thank EdfromTampa
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to Anson after it was rebuilt following a fire. We enjoyed it very much. The decor was very nice; the service was good; and the food was delicious. One of the specials was catfish, and I was glad to have...More

Thank DonH
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I flew into Charleston late one evening and were hungry when we got to our hotel. The hotel recommended Ansons. Although it was not on our list of places to eat, we were pleasantly surprised by the service and food. The service...More

Thank scado60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Uber driver told not to miss Anson and she was right! Located right off the Historic Market, it is a nice cozy restaurant. Great Mediterranean sea bass! Tender and juicy, just delicious! Excellent she crab soup with sherry and the best deviled eggs ever!...More

Thank evamariacampo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found Anson to be a top quality restaurant. Great decor. outstanding service, interesting regional menu, excellent preparations. Very good wine list. Highly Recommended

Thank L R D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in and had a really great dinner at the bar...selection of appetizers. Highlights were shrimp and grits, fried okra, Brussels sprouts. Would go back!

Thank crevster
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time visiting Anson’s after coming to Charleston for years. What a find! Service was impeccable from the time we entered until we walked out of the door. The Flounder was better than any we have ever had. Jackson our waiter never...More

Thank SouthernMama3
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us and glad we went. We had a busy day and our reservation was later in the evening but it was well worth the wait! I loved the decor and atmosphere. The staff were so friendly and informative. The food...More

1  Thank Tennisbum1980
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Yvonne G
2 March 2017|
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No. Just wear what you'd normally wear to a decent restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401-2018
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-577-0551
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