After opening in 2011, this restaurant quickly found itself on the James Beard Foundation Best New Restaurant nominee list, while Chef Jeremiah Bacon (yes, really) earned a James Beard Best Chef Southeast Award semifinalist nod. The Macintosh offers a soulful menu inspired by Lowcountry farmers and purveyors. It’s also known for its Bacon Happy Hour, occurring each Monday and featuring small plate pork dishes and drink specials.
2. Vincent Chicco’s
Tucked away off of Historic King Street, Vincent Chicco’s old-fashioned Italian American menu includes handmade pasta, homemade sauces, and delectable desserts. Choose from an expansive drink menu and enjoy an authentic meal in chic, comfortable surroundings.
3. Oak Steakhouse
Touted as “one of the best and most distinctive steakhouses in America,” Oak Steakhouse presents classic steakhouse fare in an impeccable setting. An award-winning wine selection complements Chef Jeremiah Bacon’s menu of steaks, chops, locally sourced seafood, and vegetarian dishes.