Cru Cafe

18 Pinckney St (btwn Anson & East Bay St.)
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 534-2434
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 11:00pm
11:00am - 11:00pm



  • Reservations are a must. If you're dining alone, you may find a seat at the bar.
  • The salmon and risotto is fantastic!
  • Fabulous Food! Calamari is amazing! Salmon risotto was delicious. Went with a big party and everyone was highly satisfied with presentation, taste, and price. Will come here every time in Charleston.
  • The chicken club is the best sandwich in town!
  • Closed Sunday & Monday.
  • Good God! What this Cordon Bleu chef does to porkchops and fried calimari is to absolutely swooooon to!
  • Green fried tomatoes are delis!
  • Fried Green tomatoes, fried oysters, ORANGE SHERBERT CAKE
  • The duck confit salad is the best duck dish in Charleston, which is why its on our list of The Tastes That Make the City: Charleston.
  • One of the best spots for food in charleston. The duck confit salad is exceptional and the truffle fries are out of this world.
  • Fantastic food & great service!!!
  • I always give special consideration to their specials and have not been disappointed
  • If traveling alone or in a group of 4 or fewer, sit at the chef's kitchen table. It's a great experience!
  • Chef John is amazing! Try the croquettes and tile fish - they are MUST have!!!
  • Try the General Tso's Chicken Caeser Wrap With Truffle Fries - DEAD
  • The General Tso's Caesar Wrap is spectacular.
  • Here for lunch? Chinese chicken salad and Caesar salad are both A+++. Everyone in the spot ordered the mac and cheese, so they must be doing something right with it.
  • Tomates Verdes, Ensalada de Pato y escalopas, Delicioso
  • Must Do! Seared scallops & blow your mind risottos. The lamb shank was cut with a fork tender served on a bed of A+ seasoned diced vegetable and whipped mashed potatoes. Ambience rocks.
  • Duck Confit Arugula Salad was great!

Nearby places

188 Meeting St (at Market St)
225 E Bay St (in Market Pavillion Hotel)
78 N Market St