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Magnolias

$$$$

185 E Bay St, Charleston
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Wooden shutters, white tablecloths, and really good Southern food are all things that come to mind when we think of “classic Charleston restaurants.” Really though, we’re just describing Magnolias in the French Quarter. This beloved spot serves upscale takes on fried green tomatoes, crab bisque, and shrimp and grits and is great for occasions when you want to eat somewhere just slightly fancier than you normally would, like for your parents’ anniversary or after a graduation. Much like Charleston itself, it’s the kind of place where dressing up isn’t required, but you won’t feel out of place if you do.

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