The Darling Oyster Bar

The Darling Oyster Bar, 513 King Street, Charleston

About The Darling Oyster Bar
The Darling Oyster Bar
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Average Price: $30 and under
Cuisine: Seafood
Dress Code: Casual Dress
v 0.4 miles from Charleston center (as shown on map)
The Darling Oyster Bar is a casual seafood restaurant and raw bar. The Darling's menu features fresh seafood and creative ingredients, served with an approachable style. The Darling Oyster Bar’s atmosphere promotes comfortable hospitality; with a lively, neighborhood feel.

Anchoring The Darling Oyster Bar is a stunning raw bar showcasing fresh, made-to-order seafood. Guests can enjoy the lively raw bar scene while overlooking historic King Street from The Darling’s iconic storefront. The Darling raw bar also offers full service dining.

Located in the heart of Upper King Street, The Darling Oyster Bar is housed in a 115-year old historic building that enjoys a storied past. A mix of the original 1900’s reclaimed wood, whole exposed brick walls, classic tile, antique molding, and nautical theme combine to create a setting that is all at once convivial, charming, and comfortable.

The Darling Oyster Bar Customer Reviews

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Exceptional (5 out of 5)

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Exceptional - 5 out of 5

Fred Mon, 18 December 2017

Liked: Oysters.

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The Darling Oyster Bar is #52 of 838 things to do in Charleston

5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: SoonerSteve, Delray Beach, Florida
Sun 9 May, 2021
l My wife and I enjoyed our dinner here very much. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere. Our server was very friendly and attentive. He opened a bottle of champagne like an expert. We loved the...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: alenav247, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Thu 29 Apr, 2021
l Decided to stop in Charleston on our way from Florida to PA and needed to find a place to have dinner, and Darling was the choice and the right choice at that. The menu is not huge but with...

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3 of 5 stars3 out of 5
By: Loveah22, Charleston, South Carolina
Thu 29 Apr, 2021
l The atmosphere is fun and trendy and "cool", right on King Street. I've lived in Charleston for nearly a year now and this was our first time at The Darling Oyster Bar and we LOVE oysters (and...

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The Darling Oyster Bar 513 King Street, Charleston