The Gin Joint

Row 1

182 E Bay St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 513-5264
$ $
Mon–Wed, Sun: 5:00 PM–Midnight Thu–Fri: 5:00 PM–2:00 AM Sat: 3:00 PM–2:00 AM

Foursquare Tips

  • Look up the extensive cocktail menu on their website, The cocktails listed on the regular menu are a sadly abbreviated version of what this bar offers. Real drink menu is 19 pages!
  • Ask for James!!
  • Get Jared lane as your bartender! Very fun and good at making drinks!
  • Get the Flowers & Ashes... whoa!
  • Try the Poquito Picante, it has Broker's Gin (I'm not a gin fan normally), Cointreau, Lemon, Habanero, Cucumber & Cilantro... refreshing & delicious!!!
  • Must sit at the bar to watch them put the drinks together
  • There's an option on the menu where you can pick a few adjectives and let the bartenders surprise you. Do it. You definitely will not be disappointed.
  • Monticello mule is probably the most refreshing drink ever. Food here is good to boot.
  • The cocktails here are legit with a dedication to make everything just so, including a special ice machine, locally sourced ingredients and housemade syrups.
  • Jared Lane is an awesome bartender.
  • Try their Absinthe and gin and basil cocktails! The most amazing cocktail I've ever tried
  • Old-fashioned and classy feel to it. Unique drinks, which are fun to watch being made
  • Prosciutto and strawberries. Duh.
  • Really awesome cocktails. Definitely go for the bartenders choice!
  • Bar tender surprise...! And the pork belly was Awsome...
  • I am not a sweet drink lover, but the peaches and cream is amazing!
  • High ABV cocktails
  • great cocktails. perfect pretzels.
  • The finger foods are so good! The mixed drinks are sublime, super cool atmosphere. Most interesting flavors iin the drink, a real treat if you want something different, unique and delicious.
  • Great cocktails, though the bartender was impolite and unhelpful.