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Poogan's Porch Restaurant

Tucked away on a charming downtown street, Poogan's Porch is one of Charleston’s oldest & most reputable culinary establishments, serving upscale Lowcountry cuisine daily. Since opening in 1976, Poogan’s has been a favorite of well-known celebrities, politicians, tourists & locals alike who rave about this Southern institution. Recognized by Martha Stewart Living, Wine Spectator & the Travel Channel, this beautifully restored Victorian house is the perfect southern locale for lunch, dinner or weekend brunch. Whether it’s a warm homemade buttermilk biscuit & sausage gravy for brunch, a bowl of she-crab soup for lunch, or our signature buttermilk fried chicken for dinner, your meal at Poogan’s will be unforgettable. Open year-round, Poogan’s Porch serves dinner seven days a week, & brunch on Saturday and Sunday. Both indoor & outdoor seating is offered, & a variety of rooms are available for special events throughout the year. Reservations are recommended.
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2751 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.5 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.5 / 5
(2,751 Reviews)
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Rating Breakdown 2,751 reviews
5 stars
(1,681)
4 stars
(770)
3 stars
(210)
2 stars
(69)
1 star
(21)
Food 
4.5 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.5 / 5
Service 
4.5 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.5 / 5
Ambiance 
4.4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.4 / 5
Noise Level
1.8 / 3
Moderate
Value 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • fit for foodies(1,294)
  • neighborhood gem(1,154)
  • special occasion(1,124)
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  • great for lunch(581)
  • great for outdoor dining(490)
Poogan's Porch Restaurant Reviews List
Review 1 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 4/24/2016
 2011
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Review 2 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 4/26/2016
 2011
Dined on 4/26/2016
 2011
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/26/2016
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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Review 3 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great service, amazing food!

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Dined on 4/26/2016
 2014
Dined on 4/26/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"If you want classic southern food, this is the way to go. Their scallops and pimento cheese ravioli dish is to die for! All pastas are made in house. Server was very knowledgeable. Also - the biscuits are fantastic."
Dined on 4/26/2016
 2014
Special Features: neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 4 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 4/29/2016
 2010
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Review 5 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/25/2016
 2016
Dined on 4/25/2016
 2016
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/25/2016
 2016
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for brunch, fit for foodies
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Review 6 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/28/2016
 2012
Dined on 4/28/2016
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 4/28/2016
 2012
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Review 7 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/25/2016
 2008
Dined on 4/25/2016
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/25/2016
 2008
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 8 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Meh.

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Dined on 4/25/2016
 2016
Dined on 4/25/2016
 2016
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"Asked 5x who the reservation was for, by 4 different people...after being seated.
Waitress had roughly zero customer service skills. Poor attitude as well.
Food was...ok. I had better during my time in Charleston.
The porch seating was a nice touch, aside from the fact that they stuck us by the main entrance. Which meant I was practically sitting IN the doorway while people were coming and going."
Dined on 4/25/2016
 2016
Special Features: great for outdoor dining
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Review 9 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/26/2016
 2009
Dined on 4/26/2016
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/26/2016
 2009
Special Features: great for brunch, hot spot, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 10 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Duck Outstanding

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Our first trip to Poogan's Porch and we will be back! Excellent food and Rosa (our server) was outstanding. She made wonderful suggestions and was very attentive to our every need. We were seated promptly in a lovely room."
Dined on 4/18/2016
 2012
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 11 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 4/24/2016
 2009
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Review 12 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/23/2016
 2016
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2016
Special Features: great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 13 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"We loved this restaurant! Fried chicken was to die for! Best biscuits too ;)"
Dined on 7/04/2015
 2014
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Review 14 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Slow service

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Dined on 4/08/2016
 2010
Dined on 4/08/2016
 2010
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"We were unable to get a dinner reservation so we went for lunch instead. We were seated right away but then we were ignored for quite some time. The waitress finally took our drink order and it took awhile for them to be served. We noticed people seated after us were waited on and served well before us. When the food finally arrived we enjoyed it and with a full stomach were happy we dined there. We don't really know what the slow service was about but we would give it another try."
Dined on 4/08/2016
 2010
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 15 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Fine Dining

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Dined on 4/22/2016
 2015
Dined on 4/22/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Overall, I'm well pleased with great service and flavor of the food we've ordered. The food came out in a timely manner.
Other than a loud noise from a huge crowd of groups sitting near us, we were able to enjoy our dinner date."
Dined on 4/22/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion, great for outdoor dining
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Review 16 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/24/2016
 2016
Dined on 4/24/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/24/2016
 2016
Special Features: great for brunch, scenic view, special occasion, great for outdoor dining
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Review 17 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 4/21/2016
 2007
Dined on 4/21/2016
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/21/2016
 2007
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Review 18 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/24/2016
 2012
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for brunch, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 19 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/24/2016
 2010
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 20 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Service was terribly slow, entrees were cold

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/24/2016
 2015
Special Features: special occasion, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list
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Review 21 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food and service not up to reputation

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Dined on 4/24/2016
 2015
Dined on 4/24/2016
 2015
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/24/2016
 2015
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Review 22 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/26/2016
 2011
Dined on 4/26/2016
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 4/26/2016
 2011
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Review 23 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/26/2016
 2015
Dined on 4/26/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 4/26/2016
 2015
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Review 24 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/23/2016
 2015
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2015
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Review 25 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/23/2016
 2014
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2014
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 26 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"Great meal and dining experience unique venue with a lot of history pretty cool"
Dined on 4/20/2016
 2014
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Review 27 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/20/2016
 2016
Dined on 4/20/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/20/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 28 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/22/2016
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 29 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"adorable! great location. we went for brunch, it was fantastic, nothing but great things to say."
Dined on 4/24/2016
 2009
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Review 30 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/23/2016
 2016
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2016
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2016
Special Features: great for outdoor dining
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Review 31 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/23/2016
 2011
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Great evening celebrating our daughters 23rd birthday. Enjoyed the variety in the menu choices. Our daughters boyfriend had duck for the first time and said it was excellent. Food presentation was beautiful!"
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2011
Special Features: special occasion
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Review 32 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2012
Special Features: great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 33 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Fun southern dining spot!

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Dined on 4/23/2016
 2015
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 34 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/23/2016
 2015
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2015
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 35 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

It was fantastic! The food was great!

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Dined on 4/23/2016
 2016
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Classic southern food with a twist. The ambiance was classic Charleston."
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 36 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

The fritters and duck were absolutely amazing!

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Dined on 4/23/2016
 2015
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"We had the best service, great atmosphere, the lighting was perfect in the back room right by the outside area. The food was absolutely amazing and I will definitely be back!!"
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining, late-night find
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Review 37 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

A Charleston Gem

Food 
5 / 5
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Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
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Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Poogan's is a great spot. We are longtime Charlestonians but moved away before Hugo (I grew up on Rutledge and I remember Poogan...such a great dog). The Porch has a delightful menu and the staff are friendly and efficient. And yes, you can feel Poogan brush up against you as you enjoy the great food and atmosphere."
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 38 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Good food but terrible service

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 4/22/2016
 2006
Dined on 4/22/2016
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"We were a party of two on a weekday for lunch last week and unfortunately did not have as good an experience here as we did last year on vacation. We were fortunate to get a table on the porch on the second level on a sunny day, which is a wonderful place to sit. The service was really subpar from the get go. The waiter didn't surface for 20+ minutes after we sat and the busboy took our drink orders. The waiter was clearly frazzled (not sure if they were just understaffed or if he was new). Our appetizer came out relatively quickly once our order was taken but our entrees took a really long time (at least another 30 minutes after our appetizer). The manager came out and apologized for the kitchen being behind, but that was after we had eaten our lunch and were paying the bill. The table next to us received their entrees before their appetizers, so clearly it was an off day all around.
As for the food, it is very good and made up for the poor service. The pimento cheese fritters are absolutely delicious. The jam they are served with was incredible. We dipped our bread in it once the fritters were gone. I had the shrimp and grits which was good and my husband enjoyed the short rib sandwich. The drinks were also very good.
Overall, good food but our meal was really overshadowed by the poor service this time."
Dined on 4/22/2016
 2006
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 39 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/22/2016
 2015
Special Features: great for brunch, hot spot, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 40 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/23/2016
 2016
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 41 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
"Food and service were both ok, but the noise level was extreme. We were in a room upstairs with four large tables of six to eight diners. My wife and I could not hear ourselves chew, much less converse! The waitress was simpathetic, but offered no help, like abother table. There are lots of good places to eat in Charelston, don't waste your time or money at Poogan's Porch."
Dined on 4/22/2016
 2006
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Review 42 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Love this place

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"The food was fabulous and so was our server, Rosa. She took very good care of us. We would love to return if/when we come back to Charleston."
Dined on 4/22/2016
 2009
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 43 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 4/24/2016
 2013
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Review 44 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Fantastic Saturday brunch

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Dined on 4/23/2016
 2007
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"My husband and I enjoyed a perfect brunch this past Saturday. We both ordered basic breakfast food, although we usually order imaginative entrees. The perfection was in the excellent preparation. Eggs over easy were presented with firm whites and runny yolks. The biscuits were light and fluffy, the bacon was wonderfully crispy as ordered, and the grits contained butter, cheese and terrific seasonings. On our next visit to Charleston, we will certainly plan more that one visit to this charming restaurant."
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2007
Special Features: great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 45 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Lunch Spot

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Poogan's Porch is a favorite of my wife & me. Great for lunch or dinner."
Dined on 4/22/2016
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 46 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 4/24/2016
 2013
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Review 47 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 4/20/2016
 2003
Dined on 4/20/2016
 2003
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 4/20/2016
 2003
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Review 48 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/21/2016
 2015
Dined on 4/21/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"food and service was good."
Dined on 4/21/2016
 2015
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Review 49 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great food, perfect for a special occasion

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Dined on 4/21/2016
 2013
Dined on 4/21/2016
 2013
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Poogan's Porch was a perfect place to go on the last night of our honeymoon. We came from Seattle, and really enjoyed the excellent Southern food. It was a little loud (we ate at 8:15) but the ambiance was romantic and the house is gorgeous."
Dined on 4/21/2016
 2013
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 50 for Poogan's Porch Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Good food. Close seating so limited privacy."
Dined on 4/21/2016
 2010
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