Big John's Tavern

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251 E Bay St (at Pinckney St.)
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 723-2382

Known for their "cheap drinks, greasy food, and funky bathrooms"  this spot takes their dive title seriously. With no website and cheap and strong drinks, there is not much than can be said, than this place is the ultimate dive. 



  • Best bar in chucktown
  • tuesday is TALL BOY day! $2 tall boys of BUD, BUD LT, PBR! And karaoke at 10pm!!
  • $2 Bud/Light tall boys on Tuesdays. Can't argue with that.
  • One of the best dive bars in Charleston! Had a great time, good atmosphere, cool music (older and rock not new pop crap) and the bartender was a awesome (bought us some shots!!!)
  • Cant beat the dive atmosphere or the drink specials! Come have a cold one with us on the 24th for he Charleston Pub Crawl!
  • Saturday is $3 FIREFLY!!!
  • Skinny dip on tap...wooo hooo!
  • This place is a hole in the wall. Avoid at all costs..
  • Love the band!!
  • 251 East Bay Street

Nearby places

54 N Market St
32 N Market St Ste D (at East Bay & N Market St)
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