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4/21/2007
Chowing Down in Charleston's Historic District

 Tuesday, February 27, 2007

 Photo of diners in Charleston.

Dining in Charleston is a cornucopia of eclectic choices.*

Savory Dining In Charleston

The Historic District Serves Up Diverse Fare

By Natasha Lawrence

Charleston is rich in restaurants serving up down-home dishes. Travelers visiting the downtown historic district might check out the clusters of dining venues along N. and S. Market, East Bay, Church and State streets.

Among the sampling of choices for visitors?

  • Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. (843-723-5665, www.bubbagump.com), 99 S. Market St. A chain eatery offering soups, salads, sandwiches, seafood entrees and traditional fare such as pasta, baby-back ribs and steaks. Open for lunch and dinner.

 

  • Casa Grande (843-723-9820), 85 S. Market St. This is a great spot for Tex-Mex cuisine such as chiles poblanos stuffed with cheese, and very reasonably priced liters of house wine. Open for lunch and dinner.

 

  • Garibaldi’s (843-723-7153), 49 S. Market St. Northern Italian cuisine is featured here, including homemade pasta and such seafood dishes as seared flounder. Open for dinner.

 

  • Mistral (843-722-5708), 99 S. Market St. This restaurant serves up Southern French country cuisine. Open for lunch and dinner, and Sunday brunch. There are live music performances.

 

  • Sticky Fingers (843-853-7427, www.stickyfingersonline.com), 235 Meeting St. Craving savory barbecued ribs and chicken? This is the place to go. Open for lunch and dinner.

 

  • Tristan (843-534-2155, www.tristandining.com), 55 S. Market St. Along with traditional favorites, an avant-garde menu includes marinated ostrich filets, hickory-smoked lamb ribs and cherry vanilla-glazed duck breast. Open for lunch and dinner.

If you'd like information about a tour of Charleston's Old Market, in the heart of the downtown historic area visit our South Carolina state page!

Freelance writer Natasha Lawrence resides in the Charleston area. She contributes to Internet travel Web sites and such publications as Savannah Magazine, Northern Virginia Magazine, Alaska Business Monthly and Florida Woman. She has also written several guidebooks and guest lectures for cruise ship enrichment programs on journal writing and calligraphy

*Photo is owned, copyrighted and used with permission from the Charleston Convention & Visitors Bureau. All rights reserved. Please do not link to nor copy this photo. Thank you.



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