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Oak Steakhouse

17 Broad St. (East Bay St.) Send to Phone
843-722-4220 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
A slight Italian accent and special occasion atmosphere distinguish this elegant remodeled restaurant.
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Oak Steakhouse, Charleston, SC

Oak Steakhouse Restaurant Review

: A fixture for the city’s well-heeled, Oak Steakhouse has stood the test of time and weathered an onslaught of competition from other high-end establishments on the Charleston peninsula. Originally built in 1850 as a Savings & Loan, the three-story restaurant is the epitome of character and luxury entwined, the service first-rate, and the wine list as high-toned as the rest of the place. The Italian accents come out in a Gorgonzola fondue served with sweet apple slices and shatteringly crisp fried pancetta. Osso buco is a standout, and side dishes served family-style are uniformly rich. The steaks are consistently satisfying and accurately prepared, and are accompanied by a choice of sauces for those who are so inclined. Chef Jeremiah Bacon has given more attention to seafood since his arrival, but the restaurant is still firmly steak oriented. Crème brûlée passes the classic "separates the men from the boys" test---but it takes a passionate eater to take on such richness after a whopping steak dinner.

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oak steakhouse
by herforde on Mon Mar 02, 2009 8:10 am
we arrived 20 minutes prior to our reservation last Saturday to enjoy a drink at the bar. over an HOUR later, we were still waiting for our table. plenty of other people with reservations after ours were seated ahead of us - presumably because they were friends of the owner judging from the coziness.

after inquiring for the 4th time and getting no real estimation for when our table would be ready, we let the hostess know that we were leaving.

if you're craving a steak in Charleston, I'd suggest Outback before Oak.
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