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Red Orchids

1401 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston, SC 29407-5031
+1 843-573-8787
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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1401 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston, SC 29407-5031
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love Asian food and this fits the bill for me. Wide menu variety, love the orange chicken. Waitress both visits were knowledgeable about the entrees and very friendly. Son in Law got the Korean steak and it was very good. Plan to go again...More

Thank 938Lmarie
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Always good food at fair prices. In a very comfortable casual atmosphere. Excllent wine beer and bourbon list. And the house made ice cream/gelato. James Beard award winner. Basic and intricate dishes.

Thank Celia S
Reviewed 31 December 2017

If this is the "best Chinese" in Charleston I fear what the others are like. Staff was friendly and attentive (we dined early) but the food is just average. Spring rolls have almost no vegetables. Wonton soup broth was unremarkable. Entrees were good, but nothing...More

Thank Swwood50
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Do not let the outside view dissuade you. Good food, decent prices, good service. Every dish I have had has been good and at a decent price. They do tend to be a bit heavy on the black pepper. The housemade ice cream is good,...More

Thank s m
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Ordered some takeout from red orchid. The hoot n sour soup was actually very good. We also enjoyed the pot stickers even thought they were slightly too salty. The fried rice and lo mein we ordered were very bland. Not very enjoyable. The gentlemen that...More

Thank J S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

My friend and I decided to forego our usual trip to Ichiban for lunch and try Red Orchids. It was crowded when we got there. The manager, who was very friendly, seated us and we ordered steamed dumpling appetizer. That was the only thing that...More

Thank Teresa J
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

If this is supposed to be Charleston's best Chinese food... Wow what a waste of money!!! I have had better Chinese food for half the price in small take out only place all over the country and even in Europe!!! They charge $14-$16 for normal...More

Thank Seth326
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This place has down graded their staff which is a shame. Placed a to-go order. They forgot an entire entree and a side of fried rice. Called to let them know of their mistake, all they said was 'whoops, sorry". By the way- if you...More

1  Thank Terrin L
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The food is delicious and consistent and I would say the best sit down Chinese in the area However, the service is terrible. We were given tarnished spoons {black} for our soup. Waitress avoided making eye contact and it took almost 10 minutes to get...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We went here for the first time this past weekend to get some take out. Neither of us had ever tried Red Orchids but had heard good things. So glad we tried it, we have been missing out on great Chinese food in Charleston! Husband...More

Thank Jane B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston, SC 29407-5031
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-573-8787
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