Trip Advisor grants the Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best distinction to restaurants that have consistently received outstanding reviews and feedback from our community over a year.
Only about 1% of Tripadvisor’s 8 million listings achieve this Best of the Best status, representing the pinnacle of travel excellence.
Highlighted below are the 2 Charleston eateries that made the Top 10 on the 2023 Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best Restaurants for upscale dining:
3. Halls Chophouse: Located in Charleston’s Upper King Street area, this American-Fine Dining restaurant is known for its prime steaks, Lowcountry dishes, and fresh seafood. The ambiance is lively and visually appealing, reminiscent of traditional steakhouses. With signature desserts, a comprehensive wine list, and a bustling bar, it promises a classic dining experience with top-notch service.
10. Circa 1886: Situated within the renowned Wentworth Mansion in Charleston, South Carolina, Circa 1886 is where culinary innovation meets historic elegance. This restaurant is a testament to the rich Lowcountry heritage, seamlessly blending it with contemporary culinary techniques.
The full top 10 list includes:
- Le Bernardin – New York City, New York
- The Restaurant at Gideon Ridge – Blowing Rock, North Carolina
- Hall’s Chophouse – Charleston, South Carolina
- Bourbon Steak by Michael Mina– Nashville, Tennessee
- The Silver Fork – Manchester, Vermont
- Sazón – Santa Fe, New Mexico
- Fat Canary – Williamsburg, Virginia
- Mama’s Fish House – Paia, Hawaii
- GW Fins – New Orleans, Louisiana
- Circa 1886 Restaurant – Charleston, South Carolina