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About Vintage Twelve at Kingston Plantation Resort
At Vintage Twelve, we pride ourselves on presenting you with an exciting, low country cuisine, featuring local and regionally produced ingredients and serving traditional southern favorites with vintage Twelve's own unique flair. Our partnership with local farmers and suppliers is a point of pride and allows us to share with you a fresh and flavorful dining experience each and every time you visit.
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
Low Country, Contemporary American
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Vintage Twelve boasts a private oceanfront dining room available for groups of 10 - 20 people.
Vintage Twelve at Kingston Plantation Resort Ratings and Reviews
worst dining experience ever! i unfortunately have no good words to say about the experience. the service was horrible, the food terrible, and thank god for beer and managers reception afterward. save your money and you can dine anywhere else in myrtle/ north myrtle including burger king for a better gourmet meal.
I ordered the rack of lamb (medium). It cam out of the kitchen almost rare. I asked my waitress to take it back so that the chef could cook it to the correct temperature. When she returned it to my table it was over cooked. Almost like shoe leather. My waitress was very nice. She removed the item from my check. She asked if I would like to have them prepare another rack, but I declined.
The packaging is better than the product in this case. Finding the restaurant is difficult unless you're a guest at the adjoining hotel as there is no external signage to let you know that you're anywhere close to it. While the wine and bourbon menu were nice, the cut of meat if ordering beef certainly are undeserving of their pricing.
After spotting we were only 1 of 3 reservations on a Saturday evening, things looked grim early in the dinner adventure. Where to begin...The two of us were the only patrons in the entire 50 seat establishment, and had two servers, neither of which paid much attention to our table.
Server brought us two small rolls and some infused butter attempt, then abruptly took it away from the table without asking if we would like two more with our meal....????
We ordered two coffees, and asked about how many scallops were served on the appetizer, she thought 4, but for $16 we decided to have the crab cakes. 30 minutes later (gave them a 5 minute head start, then began my LG phone stopwatch)....here she comes to the table with an order of 3 scallops as our appetizer....WRONG. Oops, we will hurry a crab cake out to you shortly. 15 minutes later, and under cooked...never finished baking..only seared on top/bottom. Our $28 entree - A catch of the day, Golden Tile Fish, was a 3" diameter tiny filet,sitting on basic orzo....with 5 pieces of asparagus....WOW...for $28 remember. She had the only vegetarian dish on the menu for a whopping $22 dollars: A portabella mushroom cap, three slices of tomato, and 8 slices of zucchini......LAME.
Coffee was Douwe Egberts liquid product, (we know our coffee) so no brewing required...but we had to ask for more every time.
Food was only average, kids size portions, and now approaching 75 minutes into the meal....we had to ask the server what the dessert options were. After ordering two creme brulee (which were also tiny ramekins) I asked how long she had worked there.....11 months. Is it always empty (still the only two folks in the entire restaurant) on Saturdays in February ?
The check was brought out to us on a warped mini-clipboard (no fancy black plastic guest check holder) and we were explained that we were locals. No discount offered, and bill was over $76 for 2 folks....and still hungry. With tip, went over $92.
I came out for my birthday. The waiter seated us and gave us the restaurant week menu. We had already looked at the menus and had decided on what we wanted just to have the waitress tell us that restaurant week ended the day before. Not honoring what we wanted and just said that they no longer had any of those food to serve. My date and I looked at one another like ok...I guess we'll look again on another menu. We ordered our food at 7:34 and got it about 8:15/8:20 good thing we ordered appetizers or else we would have been really frustrated for waiting so long. It was our first time. I'll definitely try it again before crossing it completely out.
Ate here for New Years Eve. They had a special menu for the occasion. Wait staff were very friendly, effecient, knowledgeable. My four course meal consisted of shrimp chowder, pork belly, fillet, and chocolate cheesecake. Everything was very good. If there was a dish I thought fell short, it would be the cheesecake. Overall our dinner was memorable.
Went on Christmas Day night and they served there Christmas Dinner Menu. My wife and I had the Steak and Lobster. 4 course meal for $55 per person. The salad, appetizer, and dessert were great. Had to send both steaks back as they were BOTH over-cooked. One steak had to be re-cooked twice as they ruined it the second time as well. Service was very slow. It took 10-15 min to get any bread each time we asked for it. Ambience was great. The taste of the food wand quality was not comparable with the price. Very over rated
We enjoyed a nice, quiet dinner here. We started with the hush puppies with a cheese sauce - A great twist on southern comfort food. Menu had great choices - we went for the fresh catch - Excellent ! Service staff was very attentive and knowledgeable. Great ambiance.
The restaurant is actually located at the Embassy Suites, which for whatever reason is not mentioned in the description. Do not rely on the location that OT or Yelp gives you, it's way off. We went on a slow day and service was still very slow. While the entrees were good, it took us an hour after ordering to get them. Fortunately the chef comped our app, and the server was very apologetic and attentive.
Good view, mediocre food
One of a few Opentable 1000 point table mistakes. So, there must be a good reason they need to award 1000 points just to come here. I thought I would be impressed by a culinary gem, but found the opposite. Dinner was mediocre at best. Prices were a bit steep and portions were small. We were only one of two couples in the restaurant.
The pork tenderloin and shrimp dish was barely four bites of pork and one large shrimp. The collards were very good but the sweet potatoes were cubed and firm, like home fries.
My wife ordered off the "small plates" menu the BBQ Flatbread. It reminded me of Maurice's BBQ made with mustard based sauce. Not my favorite nor hers.
They did have a pretty extensive choice of bourbon flights, with good selections.
The view from our table ... nice, but not worth the price we paid.
While the view at Vintage Twelve is breathtaking, everything else was less than desirable. My tuna was overcooked as was my husband's lamb. The lamb was also a chunk of fat for the most part. The bottle of wine we ordered came out after our meals, and the service was slow. The server was very apologetic as it was her first night on her own. This is not her fault, but managements'. My husband and I have booth worked in Food and Beverage, and this was an all around disappointing meal. We will be returning to Myrtle in the near future, but will definitely not be returning to Vintage Twelve.
Extremely slow service for their only being 2 other tables being served at the time and the food was not any better. It took an hour and fifteen minutes to get our salad and our entrees came about 30minutes after that. When we inquired as to the long wait our waitress replied that this is a "casual fine dining restaurant, so everything is cooked to order, so it takes a little longer than a regular resturant" and that they had an event. Two days before this meal we ate at a James Beard award winning fine dining resturant and it took 20minutes to get our food, so that is no excuse, and we were quite insulted too.
The grilled romain Caesar salad lacked flavor, the cheese crisp was inedibly hard, the garlic toast was stale and the garlic on top was basically raw thus releasing no flavor. Two people at our table got the pork tenderloin and shrimp dish, but when the dish came out the pork was clearly uncooked in the middle. When we asked the waitress she replied that "we don't serve raw pork here" and that it was very pink in the middle because of a meat tenderizer they use. Well we insisted it be cooked more as the other person's pork was cooked fine and had no pink in the middle. The dish lacked flavor and balance as the sweet potatoes were quite spicy with out something to balance them with. The collared greens side tasted like someone a pound of brown sugar into--they were terribly sweet which made them somewhat disgusting. I ordered the snapper, which sounded interesting and creative on the menu. While the fish was cooked fine, the flavors really did not work well together to make a cohesive dish-so it wasn't very good.
The waitress (and/or manager) did take off 15% from our bill because of the long wait, but for the terrible service and poor food the bill was still way too high to justify the experience.
We come to Myrtle Beach often, but will definitely not be coming back to Vintage Twelve!
All three of us had the smaller fillet ...it was prepared perfectly and had an excellent robust flavor. I had a Jack Daniels Honey straight up and one other in our party had a Moscow Mule....both excellent. We shared a peach and a blackberry cobbler...both served warm and delicious. Our server was attentive and spot on.
I had eaten here once before and adored it however this time they were a mess. Our drinks took at least 20 minutes and our original waitress told us that it was because there was only one bartended in the whole hotel that day and they were instructed to stay at the general bar area in the lobby so when WE ordered drinks they had to run over and make our cocktails and leave. My impression is that the bar in the lobby only serves beer, wine, and normal cocktails, I'm not sure why they wouldn't just find ANYONE else to man that bar and have their actual bartender man the "upscale restaurants" bar instead which had much more complicated drinks. Did I mention we had two waitresses? One introduced herself, took our drink orders and left. The next time someone came to our table it was a completely new waitress who didn't even address the fact that she would be serving us now instead. They were both lovely but the situation was odd as I know that the first one wasn't just a hostess. We ordered our food which took forever to come out despite the restaurant being nearly empty and I had looked forward to ordering something I had seen on their menu not only HERE but on their website... unfortunately their menu has changed and was just never updated. Ended up ordering a small plate of pork belly and a side of roasted potatoes, assuming that the fennel puree and the poached pear would be enough vegetation for me... it was not. one small piece of pear, barely any puree and the pork belly really needed more to cut the richness. The sides were big enough to share but no one wanted to, the potatoes were overly salted and almost dehydrated looking. The only things that anyone at the table enjoyed were the biscuits (we asked for three refills) and the hush puppies. Now I did point out the fact that the website wasn't updated so they may have changed that, I also pointed out to them that they had multiple spelling errors on their menu, like BLATANT ones. I hope it was just a bad day.
The food was not good. We both had the shrimp bisque and we think it was scorched or burnt. My husband had the scallops and they were not bad but no flavor a little salty. I ordered the crab cake and was brought the bacon wrapped shrimp which I was ok with but the sauce was so salty and peppery I could not eat any of it.
The food was lack luster for the price and setting. Has tons of potential, but falls short. Decided to go based on ocean-front view. Felt rushed and our server wasn't super friendly. Bread = half a corn bread muffin for each of the two of us. It was good. App = hush puppies with fondu was the best part of the meal. Entrees = pork tenderloin was requested medium arrived well done. The shrimp that came with it was so tough you couldn't eat it. Chicken and Dumplings were absolutely not that. One lumpy biscuit with a chicken thigh and green beans that were the consistency of plastic straws. Really terrible food. Served one glass of pino and they ran out. No more pino. Was asked if we wanted them to walk over to Coastal to see if they had pino. At the time we didn't realize that was only about 20 feet. Total $101 before tip. Worst meal I've had in this part of town in 32 years of having a condo here.
A great dinner out for the family. We tried Vintage Twelve for our "nice night out" on vacation this year. It didn't disappoint. The short ribs are a must-try... best dish at the table! We started with the pork belly and the crab cakes; I really wanted the pork belly to be better than it was (it came highly recommended in other OT reviews). The service was excellent and the views were really nice out over the Atlantic coastline.
We were promptly seated at 5 pm by a polite hostess, our server also came over promptly and was very helpful in giving us menu advice. We both had the smaller filet which was very tender and tasty....however it could have been much hotter (temperature) and shouldn't have been pre sliced without asking us first....unfortunately by pre slicing the only warmth that the filet had was quickly lost as was its it juices and wonderful flavor. However I would still highly recommend the filet ....asking that it not be pre slice. The service was very attentive absolutely excellent!
Beautiful restaurant with a great view. The food was good, but not great for the price point. My friend had the chicken and dumplings and barely touched her meal. I had the shrimp and grits and it was decent. Service was slow considering there were only 5 tables dining in the restaurant the entire time we were there. On the upside, the drinks were fantastic. I would be willing to give Vintage Twelve a second chance.
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