Charleston Area
Restaurants for Rehearsal Dinners & Receptions
In Charleston, food is more than just sustenance--it's an art. Your wedding is the perfect canvas on which to display all the richness and flavor that Charleston has to offer.
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cannon_green
With beautiful indoor and outdoor settings for your ceremony and/or reception, Cannon Green is an all-season, flexible entertaining space. Our downtown venue offers an all-inclusive Services Package covering all the bases from rentals to lush tabletop décor to custom menus.
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The Old Village Post House's private dining rooms welcome guests with their casually elegant style, architectural and interior design details and ready adaptability.
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We serve authentic Italian-American fare, vibrant drinks, and a good time in a classic setting. Offering a private room to host up to 100 guests, our sophisticated space is ideal for your rehearsal, reception, or any private dining event.
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Experience Southern hospitality in a private event space that specializes in upscale Southern cuisine, inspired by family recipes and regional cooking traditions. Let the classic Charleston influenced interior and the aromas of home cooking inspire your special memories.
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Featuring custom-aged, USDA Prime steaks, served with the signature sizzle, an award-winning wine list and legendary hospitality, Ruth’s Chris Steak House is synonymous with refined taste, exceptional service and top notch cuisine. Conveniently located on Market Street, Ruth’s Chris Charleston boasts private dining accommodations for 10-80 guests.
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The Charleston Harbor Fish House has many options for wedding related events from bridal luncheons, farewell brunches, receptions and rehearsal dinners. Guests can choose the perfect spot for their event from the upstairs rooftop bar and Yacht Club, Porch and Main Dining Room—all with unparalleled views of the Charleston Harbor and fantastic menu options for every budget.
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Offering indoor and outdoor private event spaces, Home Team BBQ is the perfect venue for your Lowcountry reception or rehearsal dinner. Work with our catering team to create a custom menu featuring BBQ favorites, elevated Southern cuisine and more!
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Michael’s on the Alley prides itself on providing perfectly choreographed events for groups of all sizes. From beautifully marbled cuts of dry & wet aged beef and succulent seafood to impeccably refined service and charm. Host an intimate celebratory dinner or a large rehearsal affair!
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Our private event space is located in the heart of Downtown Charleston. Featuring vaulted ceilings, exposed brick, and a private entrance. Let us help you blend a menu of inspired cuisine, design the perfect ambiance, and create memories for a lifetime.
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Located on King Street, Stars Rooftop & Grill Room offers an exceptional menu highlighting local ingredients. With beautiful rooftop views and two spacious private dining rooms, Stars is the perfect spot for any rehearsal dinner or reception.
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Poogan’s Porch offers the ideal setting for special events. Book everything from bridal luncheons to rehearsal dinners and anniversary parties. Our event planners handle onsite logistics including menu selection, set-up and more. Work with our catering team, Poogan’s Catering, for an elevated spread of seasonal, Lowcountry cuisine.
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Situated on East Bay Street, Pawpaw offers a modern, Southern-inspired menu focusing on family farms and seasonality, changing according the peak seasons for local and regional ingredients. Our private banquet space offers an enchanted getaway for any event.
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In the heart of historic downtown Charleston, High Cotton is the ultimate setting for distinctive wedding events. With its blend of Southern style and sophistication, High Cotton takes wedding celebrations, rehearsal dinners, receptions and luncheons to new heights.
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A classic and casual approach to Southern cuisine, Poogan's Smokehouse offers a menu rooted in authentic Carolina flavors. Our private loft space is ideal for any meeting, rehearsal dinner, or special group outing! Work with our catering team, Poogan’s Catering, for a Lowcountry spread tailored to your needs.
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Edmund’s Oast is a unique combination of brewery, seasonally-focused kitchen, and encyclopedic bar program.
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Overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway the banquet / rehearsal room will accommodate a party of 50 guests. Reasonably priced and a variety of menus to choose from. Crab House’s friendly staff will make your visit in Charleston a special one.
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Led by James Beard semifinalist Executive Chef Jeremiah Bacon, The Macintosh is home to technique-driven fare with locally sourced ingredients, firmly rooted in the South. Host a private courtyard fête in this hidden gem on bustling upper King Street.
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Nestled in Charleston historic French Quarter for the past 33 years, know for gracious Southern hospitality & fresh local cuisine. Serving lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.
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Magnolias Upper Level Gallery is an elegant private dining area overlooking Lodge Alley in Charleston's historic district. Accommodating parties up to 120 people, the celebrated Southern menu and historic charm of Magnolias make it the ideal space for rehearsal dinners.
Circa 1886 Restaurant
Our world-class service, gourmet cuisine and extensive wine list combine to create unparalleled special occasions. Private dining rooms are available for bridal luncheons, rehearsal dinners or intimate wedding receptions for up to 50 people. AAA Four Diamond and Forbes Four Star.
Henrietta's
A brasserie by foundation, southern by region, we pay tribute to classic techniques and dishes with a touch of contemporary execution and presentation.
Oyster House on Market
Oyster House on Market is located in the heart of Charleston's Historic District. Newly renovated, Oyster House is the perfect location to host your welcome reception, rehearsal dinner or post-wedding luncheon. We have indoor/outdoor options for all events.