Closed for Business | Charleston, South Carolina
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Closed for Business
Excellent based on 29 ratings
Type: Restaurant

453 King Street
Charleston, South Carolina United States 29403 [ print map ]
843 853 8466 | facebook | twitter

Hours: 11 am-2am Mon- Sat, 10am-2am Sunday

Taps: 42 | Bottles: 2

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29 reviews for Closed for Business
 Ambiance  87%
 Service  80%
 Selection  80%
 Food  79%
 Value  76%
 Overall  84%
 Rating  93%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Boudicca  (970) London, England | April 12, 2015
A modern, stylish bar with 30 taps, all of which were interesting and there were lots of beers made locally or in neighbouring states. Well worth a visit. (Visited 16 February 2014).
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 17/20
Cletus  (233) Connecticut | April 18, 2014
42 taps, hipster joint with the best selection youíll find in Charleston. Food is limited. Go here for the excellent selection of beer.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
KUEric  (119) San Francisco, California | April 15, 2014
A funky dive bar feel, but done in a newer, kitchy kind of way. Felt a little inauthentic I thought. But thatís just the decor. The vibe was bustling yet laid back. Service left a little to a lot to be desired. Beer selection was great with a fair amount of local stuff.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
LilBeerDoctor  (345) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | April 9, 2014
A cozy bar in downtown Charleston. A smallish bar, lots of tables close together, couches by a faux fireplace and seats at the front of the bar with open windows that overlook the street. Cozy chairs too (no hard bar stools!) Lots of interesting decor along the walls (old ads, posters, stuffed wildlife, steins, etc). Very solid tap list- 42 taps plus 1 cask. All styles are well represented. They have a small but decent selection of locals (Riverdog, Coast, Westbrook, Holy City) and some regionals like Against the Grain, Highland, Lonerider. And some interesting offerings from Birrificio, Local Option, Evil Twin, and others. I didnít order any food (the menu is mostly sandwiches). Definitely a good stop in Charleston, great beer list, though I think Craftsmen is slightly better.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
wisdomsolo  (16) St Petersburg, Florida | March 19, 2014
Stopped in while on vacation because a friend had highly recommended it. Was not disappointed! Coolest. Place. Evar! It has a style all its own. Service was decent but not super attentive. The beer menu had lots of local and national gems. Food was great! I had the Pork Slap sandwich and really enjoyed it. Prices were in line with other pubs. Overall: I wish it was in my hometown!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
jackl  (550) Minneapolis, Minnesota | February 21, 2014
A very impressive gastropub that has a great tap list. King Street seems to be a real hub of activity in Charleston, so it was unsurprising to find this place pretty busy during lunch service. I scored a spot at the bar and found the service to be quite attentive. The 40ish taps were very well curated. A broad range of styles were available - beer geeks and casual punters alike had plenty to choose from. The focus was mainly on local beers (Quest, Westbrook, Holy City), something I appreciate. The food was absolutely fantastic southern pub fare. My fried chicken sandwich was a superlative example of how good simple food can be when itís done right. Prices were reasonable too. Overall, a must-stop location. Iíd be a regular here if I lived in Charleston.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
MaxxDaddy  (31) Hoboken, New Jersey | December 26, 2013
Really nice place in the heart of Charleston. Fairly large place thatís dimly lit. Real extensive tap list that runs the gamut in terms of styles. Plenty of local beer on, which is nice. Prices are all over the place, ranging from $2.25 to $11 for 10 ounce pours. Most beers are offered in 10 ounce, 16 ounce, and 1 liter pours. Bigger beers arenít served in liters generally speaking. Bartender was very attentive and friendly, and from Jersey to boot! Real solid place Iíd have no problem coming back to.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
fluffy  (98) St Petersburg, Florida | November 30, 2013
one of the coolest places ever, with a great selection of regular and some local oddballs. food is decent too. honestly, if i lived in charleston, this would be my default haunt.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
legion242  (116) Richardson, Texas | October 9, 2013
Very cool interior. Selection is stellar for where we were. Service very friendly. The food menu was a bit of a turn off, so we only had a couple of beers and moved on for food. Proper glassware for all beers also.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
Scopey  (504) Croydon, England | October 7, 2013
A great place for quality beer and food. Nice ambiance and attentive staff. The best tap list in Charleston in my opinion. On our visit New Belgium Imperial Coffee Stout, Tilquin Gooze & Justin Blabaer to name but a few. Food was very well executed posh fast-food. Chicken wings & chilli dogs were freaking delicious. This place really impressed us. A Charleston must-visit.

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