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Bertha's Kitchen

2332 Meeting Street Rd, Charleston, SC 29405-6114
+1 843-554-6519
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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2332 Meeting Street Rd, Charleston, SC 29405-6114
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Reviewed 3 days ago

After dining at what turned out to be my favorite soul food place in Charleston, this place just didn't stack up.Nothing was wrong, and the food was quite good, just not as good. And I regret not ordering the fried chicken which looked spectacular(stupid, stupid,...More

Thank SHFT54
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Bertha's is one of Charleston's long standing soul food downhome cooking venues. Bertha's is run by the namesake's daughters. A little tricky to find on upper Meeting street in North Charleston but your GPS will have no trouble. Parking is ample. You place your order...More

Thank Howard P
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The food here is great, real authentic southern cooking. Don't let anyone tell you differently, this place has the best fried chicken and best fried pork chops in Charleston. This family knows how to cook and they have survived because they take pride in the...More

Thank SouthCaro
Reviewed 8 April 2017

My wife and I went there for lunch. You can eat there or take out. You order at the counter and you have a choice fried chicken or fish. You do not want to pass up the fried chicken! It is the best fried chicken...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

This food da bomb. They pork chops and they limas will make you cream you jeans. Avoid the cornbread. It comes from a box.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I probably would not have stopped here without my son and his recommendation . This is definitely a place you don't want to "judge the book by the cover." Not much on visual appeal, but the food was delicious. Entrees are fried, fried, and fried,...More

Thank traveling2gether2016
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Authentic in food & clientele, Berthas delivers. Lunchtime locals line up to select the day's soulful buffet. One has to appreciate "pot liquor" when eating the Lima beans with neck bones, as well as the Field peas. Fried chicken 🍗 tasted great. Don't forget some...More

Thank WhileImOut
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

The best food in the low country all around. The chicken stew on Friday is my favorite with the corner of the corn bread, a must have. And they treat you like you're family. Don't like to cook or don't want to cook let Bertha's...More

Thank jobpay0125
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This restaurant has been a gem in the Charleston community for a long time. Everything on the menu is flavorful and filled with southern charm.With never a short line, locals stop by to get a taste of a "real" Charleston cuisine. Personal favorite for years.

1  Thank PrettyOne26
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

I've visited the Charleston area several times this year. This is my first chance to really eat local. North Charleston cooking differs from Charleston. This place was great. Clean and friendly, I recommend it to everyone who wants a taste if true southern soul food....More

1  Thank Jerry8Trick
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2332 Meeting Street Rd, Charleston, SC 29405-6114
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-554-6519
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