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Best Bars in Charleston




Located on King Street, Prohibition is considered one of the top bars by Charleston residents. It serves incredible classic cocktails with a 1920s twist! You’ll also find delicious comfort food, live music, and swing dance nights, all within the confines of a 1920-era decor.


Revelry Brewing Co.

If you’re looking forward to visiting a quintessential craft beer distributor, head to Revelry. Their brewery is in the north-central part of downtown and features one of the best rooftop bars in the city. You’ll find a wide variety of their ales, which are made on location.


Palmetto Brewing Co.

Visit a piece of our state’s history! Palmetto Brewing Company is South Carolina’s first post-prohibition brewery.


The Bar at Husk

You’ve probably heard of Husk, one of the top restaurants in the city. Next to this famous eatery is a century-old bar that offers a classic Charleston feel. Here, you’ll get to select from the largest selection of bourbon on the peninsula. If you’re interested in trying innovative cocktails, this is the place to go!


The Gin Joint

This fun craft-cocktail bar is the perfect choice is you don’t know what. The cocktail menu changes every season to use fresh and local ingredients. There’s just one ingredient you’ll never see: vodka. According to the owner, every bad cocktail has vodka in it and they only want to serve the best. If you can’t make up your mind on which drink you want, you can always pick the “Bartender’s Choice” for a surprise and let them know what you’re in the mood for (like “tart” or “fizzy”).



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Charleston nightlife is a unique experience that you won’t want to miss. You won’t find bustling streets and late-night clubs like in other big cities. Rather, you’ll find a warm atmosphere and excellent menus. Whether you plan on spending your days at the beach or exploring the historic downtown district, these Charleston, SC, bars are an excellent place to end your day.
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