Where is the Best Dining Around the Cruise Terminal in Charleston?

There are some wonderful restaurants in Charleston and many are close to the Charleston port. The port is only a block away from the Market District of Charleston where the following three dining establishments await you.  

  • Hank's Seafood features seafood, a saloon bar and a raw bar. The raw bar specializes in oysters, and one of the signature dishes there is grilled swordfish.
  • Mercato Italian restaurant features live jazz music and specializes in pastas and pizza. This restaurant also makes its own desserts and gelato.
  • The Peninsula Grill is inside Planters Inn. This restaurant offers 4-star dining and was named one of America's top 50 hotel restaurants by Food and Wine magazine.

For more information, read our feature article Charleston Port FAQ on CruiseReviews.com.

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