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Charleston has been repeatedly recognized for its award-winning cuisine and warm hospitality, just two aspects that make the destination an ideal locale to spend the holidays. Set the stress aside and savor Thanksgiving dinner with a Lowcountry twist. Make reservations at 82 Queen to sample herb-roasted turkey breast, fried oyster mac & cheese and bourbon pecan pie, join family at Charleston Grill for crab cakes and apple tart tatin bread pudding or head to Halls Chophouse for butternut squash soup, Southern fried turkey and pumpkin cheesecake.

Scroll on to explore more Charleston area restaurants ready to welcome you this holiday season, including 5Church, 82 Queen, Blossom, Peninsula Grill, Hank’s Seafood, Husk, Bay Street Biergarten, Charleston Grill, Magnolias, The Salty Dog Cafe, Republic Garden & Lounge, Halls Chophouse, Hooked Seafood, BLU Beach Bar & Grill, Lowlife Bar, Le Farfalle, The Watch Rooftop Kitchen & Spirits, Tommy Condon’s Irish Pub, Eli’s Table, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Toast! of Charleston and Carmella’s Cafe & Dessert Bar.