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McCrady’s appeals to the most well-heeled gourmet’s sensibilities.
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McCrady's, Charleston, SC

McCrady's Restaurant Review

: Located in a sophisticated space just off East Bay, McCrady’s is one of Charleston’s oldest restaurants. Chef Sean Brock’s menu is low country to the core, while still appealing to the most well-heeled gourmet's sensibilities. Brock has even grown his own benne seeds, that’s how serious he is about authenticity. Emphasizing local, artisanal and sustainable food, his dishes vary from day to day depending on availability. Expect such ideas as uni paired with cucumber; Ossabaw Island pork with wild red bay and sorghum; and cobia with corn and marigold. The "foiechamacallit," a chocolate bar infused with foie gras, makes for a memorable dessert. The multi-course chef tasting menu ($115 for food, plus $75 or $160 for wine pairings) reveals what Brock is developing at any given moment. There is a full wine list as well as craft beers, interesting cocktails and creative non-alcoholic concoctions.

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Average rating    4
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by JAO on Thu Feb 18, 2010 12:00 pm
After reading some of the other reviews, we were expecting great food, but questionable service. We were in for a great surprise. From the greeting at the door, to the service at the bar, to the meal...our service was wonderful. The waiters could not have done anything more for us than they did. It has now become my favorite restaurant in Charleston.
Memorable Dining Experience!
by rmf921 on Wed Mar 25, 2009 9:37 am
My dining experience at McCrady's last night was unforgettable! Each component with each dish was so well thought out and designed. Chef Sean Brock uses only the freshest ingredients from his own farm. My server reminded me that the pork i was thoroughly enjoying was one of Chef Brocks own pigs that he had raised. Alot of hard work and love goes into each dish, that is easy tell. Definetly one of if not the best restaurants in Charleston.
Best restaurant in Charleston
by ckhunder on Mon Jul 14, 2008 11:19 am
We've been eating at McCrady's since our first visit to Charleston seven years ago. This is hands-down our favorite restaurant in the city. We stopped in this summer, not knowing what to expect with Chef Brock. Our tuna-watermelon appetizer was a complex, sweet, perfectly-balanced dish with a subtle heat that was simply divine. Drinks were made with a nice, healthy pour given the price. The bartender explained that the drink menu would be changing over very soon and gave us his recipe for something he created for the upcoming menu. We took home some local vodka and now can relive a bit of our time in SC at home. A toast to the bartender!

We will continue to patronize McCrady's with every visit and highly recommend it to anyone looking for the best food in Charleston.
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