☆☆☆☆ Pawpaw does not live up to what Southern food means in Charleston.

Southern | French Quarter

★★★★☆ Rodney Scott's BBQ lets the good times, good food roll.

Barbecue | North Central

★★★☆ Bar Normandy on Broad Street is unconventionally delicious.

Small plates | South of Broad

★★★☆☆ Unpretentious, comforting Goulette is a true neighborhood restaurant. 

French | Cannonborough-Elliotborough

★★★★☆ The great Chinese restaurant that Charleston has long awaited (so long as a Sichuanese pop-up counts.) Sichuan | Cannonborough-Elliotborough

★★☆☆☆ A restaurant/sports bar/brewery/live music venue goes big for Daniel Islanders who don't want to go far from home. American | Daniel Island

★★★☆☆ The eminently Instagrammable Basic Kitchen aces the simple ingredient game. Wholesome | Harleston Village

 
 

★★★★☆ Purlieu's recitation of the classics is a delicious blast from the past. French | Westside

★★★½☆ Tu's artsy approach to flavors gives guests plenty to chew on. Contemporary continental | Eastside

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