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442 King St. (Radcliffe St.) Send to Phone
Chef Nico Romo's youthful look belies his mature understanding of culinary matters and a sophisticated creativity.
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Dinner nightly, Brunch Sun.
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4.5 rating over 3 reviews
Fish, Charleston, SC

Fish Restaurant Review

: Situated in a two-story Charleston single home, Fish encompasses an interior courtyard where twinkling lights set a romantic tone at night. Master craftsman boat maker Franz Baichl built the bar, and recycled materials shape much of the physical structure. From Lyon, France, chef Nico Romo exhibits a mature understanding of nuanced flavors, a cultivated knowledge of sauces and a sophisticated creativity in the kitchen. Among the interesting dim sum starters, we recommend the duck confit steamed bun buoyed by truffled goat cheese. This chef can seamlessly incorporate sous-vide octopus and 72-hour short rib into a menu that offers curry crab soup and bacon fries with Sriracha ketchup. There's a focus on seafood, as to be expected by the restaurant's name. Chef Romo is also a Seafood Watch partner in sustainability. Virginia sea scallops and coconut rice may be punctuated with rainbow carrots and cauliflower. The dessert dim sum comprises chocolate cake, sticky date cake, semifreddo pop and panna cotta. The wine list includes selections from every corner of the globe.

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Average rating    5
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Great fish, impressive venue
by authorfriendly on Mon Aug 29, 2011 12:04 pm
I was fortunate to attend this restaurant on a quiet night, because it can become quite busy and reservations can be a neccessity.

The atmosphere her can be a bit formal so, while a suit and tie are not required they suit the establishment nicely. Wait staff are attentive and efficient, but also know how to give you time and space when needed.

The fish is of course the menu item you should try, and the evening I ate here I had salmon, with a sauce that was to die for. The chef here uses subtle flavors but is not afraid to use capers and other touches that are not so common in Charleston.

All in all a good place to impress your date and great place to please your pallete.
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