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About Permanently Closed - Southerly Restaurant and Patio
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
This restaurant is permanently closed. Permanently Closed - Southerly Restaurant and Patio at Southern Season provides fine-dining-quality food with the cost and accessibility of a neighborhood eatery. Boasting multiple seating options, patrons can grab a drink at the bar, converse over dinner in the main dining room, reserve private seating or relax under a cool sea breeze on the expansive outdoor patio. Operating with staunch dedication to use produce and products native to the area, our restaurants bring forth charming, delicious cuisine without fail.
Hours of Operation:
Mon-Thurs: Sun: 5pm-9pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Live Music Friday evenings 6-9, and Sundays during brunch 11-2.
We offer off-site catering through our Southern Season Deli and Prepared Foods department. Visit www.southernseason.com and click on catering for information.
45,000 square foot retail store attached to the restaurant so there is ample parking all around. Also a parking structure across the street and street parking on Coleman Blvd.
Nearby/short walking distance
Private Party Facilities:
Fully private dining room can accommodate up to 80. Patio bar that is directly adjacent to private dining room can be privatized and dedicated solely to the private dining area to accommodate up to 125 persons and live music.
Visit www.southernseason.com for full details.
Private Party Contact:
Micka Robinson: (843) 416-3967
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Private Dining Room available for special events. Call our special events staff to inquire about hosting your next event at Southerly. 416-3967 or visit www.southernseason.com for full details.
I took my new girlfriend to the Southerly for Sunday brunch, and it was a hit! I already knew that the Southerly has great food and service, because I have taken many friends and family, and everybody has loved it. So when my girlfriend told me that her entree was the BEST piece of salmon that she ever had, I wasn't too surprised. But I scored a lot of points in her book! I can't wait to take my dad for the $5 pancake special on a Saturday.
We went for a spur of-the-moment brunch on a Sunday at 12:30 and the place was packed with people lining the entryway waiting to be seated. A last minute online reservation via Open Table got us ushered to a booth almost immediately. Our waitress was experienced, pleasant and appeared and disappeared at the right times. The stuffed French toast was not quite what I expected: a tall, square slab of bread stuffed with mushy peaches and topped with a sweet concoction--maybe maple butter? At any rate there was no need for syrup. It was very tasty but also very heavy and I couldn't finish it. My husband had duck hash with poached eggs and potatoes which he enjoyed. After sampling his dish, however, the meat and potatoes seemed a bit dry and I was glad to have ordered the French toast.
Good restaurant and good food. We were staying in Charleston for my friend's bachelor party and we were struggling to find restaurants downtown. There were not a lot of people at this restaurant (seems more like a lunch / brunch place) but the food was excellent, the menu had lots of options, and the drinks were very reasonably priced. I would recommend this restaurant.
Our server was either very inexperienced or having a really bad night. He had absolutely no sense of timing. He would stop by the table and then not come back for 20 minutes at a time. There were only a handful of tables that were seated with guests. Our dinner took almost two hours. Everyone in our group ordered an entree and one drink each.
The swordfish entree was horrible. I had looked over the menu on the website and based on the description, I was very excited to order it. I had two bites of the fish to be polite. The rice was disgusting.
I had also requested a table outside, weather permitting. The weather was great. We were seated inside.
I am very embarrassed to have selected your restaurant. It won't happen again.
Had not been to this restaurant in 2 years so we decided to try it with another couple after looking at the menu. The food was exceptionally good and the value for the meal was one of the best in MP. My wife had the swordfish steak and I had the 48 hr braised short ribs. Both were excellent. We had the meat and cheese board for an appetizer and it was great. The 2 person size is plenty for 4 people! Will go back again as there are plenty of great choices on the menu to try.
I have loved Southerly for brunch in the past. And maybe i just didnt pay attention before. But the brunch is priced ok ($35 per person). But it includes no drinks (not even iced tea and soft drinks). But worse, it was a buffet and they added gratuity of 20% to the bill for our party of 4. That seemed steep to me. The waitress was fine, but she only got our drinks and cleared our plates. We served ourselves! If they are going to add in gratuity to ensure wait staff get some tips i would think 10-15% would be more than adequate. Sadly, i felt like they jipped us.
Went for Brunch on Mothers Day. We did not know that we were obligated to the "Buffet" only but was satisfied because the Food was very good. The Buffet, however is expensive ($35) and they automatically include Gratuity to server who's only duties are to bring you drinks. Unless you go to some cheap buffet and you can eat a lot of food in one sitting, you typically do not "eat your money's worth" which is accurate for, here. If you have the money to spend, then the Sunday Brunch @ The Southerly is nice.
It was Mothers Day Brunch. The only option was a $35 mandatory buffet of lukewarm food with a mandatory 20% gratuity for a server that barely filled our water glasses and didn't replenish utensils, so my daughters had to use a knife to eat the dessert.
The heated food was NOT hot. I would've never gone if I had known that we could not order from a menu of any kind. What a waste of money and entirely frustrating. It was a shame as I've eaten there several times for brunch and always enjoyed it. On principle, I don't think I will return.
Saturday evening, mother's day weekend. Later heard that we didn't show which was not true. Hostess seemed clueless...not that busy. Service was slow at best, seemed distracted . Food was fine but nothing spectacular. Probably will give another try sometime. Local residents, enjoyed brunch there previously.
Wonderful food and outstanding service. Located in a small shopping center, Southerly has a large dinning room that we were surprised to see mostly empty at 7:45 on Friday night. However, the bar was packed, the drinks were strong, service impeccable and food delicious. Did I mention everything was plated beautifully, even with substitutions for some of the sides? Batter for fried calamari was excellent, benne tuna was prepared perfectly with high quality fish and the mac & cheese was the best I've had. Table-mates said short ribs and flounder were both very good. Was a little disappointed by the she crab soup and crab & fried green tomatoe stackers. Lots of crab, but it over powered the tomatoes and the soup seemed like it was missing something; maybe the sherry. As far as desert goes, we all loved the chocolate mousse, but if you think there is such a thing as too much chocolate you may want to try something else.
This is my third visit and the food is still just ok. I want so badly to like this place more than I do, but sadly the food just doesn't stack up to what we've come to expect in Charleston. This time I had the fried green tomatoes with lump crab cake. It was fine. There was nothing to set this apart from all of the other same dishes in Charleston. It was pretty much unmemorable. It was garnished with a corn medley and the corn was not crisp at all (like canned corn, if you know what I mean) which would have added a nice texture to the dish. My friend had the Chorizo Quesadilla and she also said her meal was, "Meh".
We're spoiled here in Charleston. There are so many fabulous places to eat, that "Meh" just doesn't cut it. On the up note, I do like their Sunday morning music. That's a really nice touch.
New restaurant for me- quiet Saturday evening. Had the Ahi Tuna and Pimento cheese fritters as appetizers, Salmon, Vegetable Tower and the Swordfish as entries. All was delicious. Nice short wine list- nothing pretentious but tasty wines.
Will look forward to a return visit.
The chicken and waffles were delicious, chicken had a nice crust and chicken was cooked and not dried out. the waffles were light a fluffy with a sinful butter that had brown sugar and pieces of pecans in it (the added touch was the maple syrup was served warm). Tantalizing!
Sunday brunch on patio with musical entertainment is very enjoyable. Good menu choices reasonably priced. Requested patio but was seated inside. Friend requested no onions, yet dish arrived garnished with scallions and had to be remade. A couple of misses...but will return.
We had a great time last time when we sat on the patio. We came for my birthday. The server seemed to take extra long in getting us taken care of. He was polite but didn't seem to want to take care of our table for some reason. I did have a great experience the last time I was here.
We went there on Saturday with friends. The food was average (three of the five orders were not cooked as ordered). My potatoes were cold, and my chicken was tepid. The place was very busy, as it seems as though there were a lot of prom couples, but we waited at least 20 minutes from the time we were ready to order until the time we actually ordered.
Not what I expected from a Southern Season restaurant. We love the weathervane brunch but were disappointed by the Southerly Easter brunch. The baked goods were very generic for example - I've had better muffins and scones from Starbucks. The biscuits didn't taste southern or even homemade. Will not be going back.
I found this great restaurant by accident while visiting the area several months ago. Recently, I returned to Charleston to celebrate my father's 71st birthday. There was a total of 8 people in our party--ranging in ages from 18-71. There was something for everyone on the menu. The service was amazing and the food was even better. The service staff was very accommodating. We visited on a Wednesday evening and it was rather quiet, which was great for us. Highly recommend!!
We had eight people with us and they provided seating along the glass windows for us which was great! They also provided us with the bar menu since the bar was full. Everyone had a great time. The food was fantastic: shrimp tacos, fish tacos, chicken livers, hamburger, etc. all were fantastic. The only problem we had was that service was slow, it took a long time to get our checks, but she was busy and very friendly with us. Thanks! We will return!
We had a group of 4 for Sunday Brunch. We lucked out and had beautiful weather for the end of February and were able to sit on the patio with the sun shining. Menu was great and a good selection to choose from. Everything looked so fresh! Loved everything about the food and atmosphere! Can't wait to return!
I have been here several times for brunch and it can't be beat. They have southern/lowcountry inspired dishes and the best mimosas I've had in a while. Not to mention the price is on the lower end for the area. It is family friendly and inviting, yet at the same time an upscale dining experience. I recommend the Fried Green Tomato Cackalacky and hashbrown casserole :)
We came in for brunch on Valentine's Day. Started out with Bloody Mary's made with zing zang and a hint of siracha to spice it up. The Lowcountry Eggs Benedict were a wonderful twist on seafood meets southern cuisine meets breakfast. A fried green tomato topped with a crab cake, perfectly cooked poached egg, and hollandaise sauce. Others on the table were Oyster Eggs Benedict. Traditional Eggs Benedict meets a fried oyster done right. The Duck Confit Hash was presented in a cast iron pan, the only was hash should be served. The prices were seemingly fitting. This was hands down one of the better places that I have tried in Mt Pleasant for Brunch. Jen our server is one of the best and has a honest and very accurate depiction of the menu and she made amazing suggestions for what to order. As a former server myself, I love when a server knows their menu!!!!! Thanks Jen for some of the best service in town. We will be back for the Fried Chicken and Waffle!!!
Our favorite restaurant was booked so we decid d to try SOUTHERLY'S for a Special Occassion dinner for 2 on a Tues night. Restaurant was not crowed and so we had great table away from busy bar scene. Excellent and attentive waiter, Drew. Flowers on table were dead as stems had not been placed down into the water. As tables nearby were empty week changed them for some live ones at another table. Who wants dead flowers on dinner table. Food was very good. One order for medium rare steak was a bit overdone. Recipient felt it might have "over cooked" due to the hot component added to the top of steak dish which kept it cooking. Vegetarian cauliflower dish was excellent as were tomatoe bisque soup. Very pleasant dining experience.
We will not be back to Southerly. Kyle , the manager was the most unprofessional I've ever come across. After our friends told Demmi (our wonderful server) that their filet was well done instead of medium rare, the manager , Kyle came to our table. He told our friend that he would give him half off his entree. Respectfully, our friend said he wasn't sure why he needed to pay half of an entree that he didn't get. Kyle preceeded to say that the kitchen usually gets the steaks right 90% of the time and they just happen to get one that was wrong (Have you ever heard such a thing?!)! Our friend said that he didn't think he should have to pay for something that he didn't even get. Kyle, instead of agreeing and apologizing, told our friend that he didn't appreciate the way he was talking to him and they could take it outside!! We were in complete SHOCK! Our friend never used fowl language, raised his voice, etc! Kyle is flat out NUTS! Needless to say we didn't order the coffee and desserts that we were planning to order. We paid our bill and left. NEVER to go back! I'm still shocked!
We made a reservation and were very glad we did so. Both the shrimp and grits and the Lowcountry Benedict were exceptional. Service was good, and we enjoyed the atmosphere as well. We will go back once the weather warms up to enjoy the patio dining. Definitely would recommend this restaurant!
This review happened during restaurant week. Our experience was quite enjoyable. Kyle made sure that we were taken care of even though they had an unexpected large party come in prior to our reservation. Would enjoy another evening meal there And ways enjoy lunch.
The bar area in which we had a before dinner cocktail was inviting and comfortable and the bartender was knowledgeable and friendly. The restaurant is crisp, clean and calming and the deco is conservative and unbusy. The lighting was perfect and the booth style seating in which I sat was the most comfortable in my experience. The wait staff were neat in appearance, professional and happy. The food was very tasty and the presentation was pleasing, both telling me that the kitchen staff knew what they were doing. The overall experience made me want to stay there long after desert and chat with my friends. We were fortunate enough to have a brief and unscheduled greeting from Senator Tim Scott who was in the adjoining private room and patio with friends and colleagues which, in my opinion, was an added bonus to top off the evening. I will definitely be back again and again.
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