Dray Bar & Grill

4.5
183 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Dray Bar and Grill is a gastropub located within the Drayton Mills Marketplace. Menu includes a range of locally-sourced, fresh foods for carnivores and herbivores alike.

We categorize our offerings as Innovative Comfort Food - I like to take recipes that everyone can relate to, and make them with the best ingredients, and give them a little twist. Our Chicken Fried Steak is a slice of Certified Angus Beef Ribeye, with a crisp buttermilk coating and rich black pepper chicken gravy - a best seller! While we have wings, we also do Buffalo Cauliflower bites - a vegetarian alternative!

- Chef Bob Munnich

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 183 people are saying
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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PastorBrad
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We started outside to enjoy the live music but a pop up thunder storm rained out the event. Within minutes they had us an indoor table and we were able to enjoy our meal.

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slotmansc
Charleston
26 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience2

Prices l little steep for this area

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ScottG
Charleston
6 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything had a great flavor except the drizzle that was on the dessert plates. It looked like caramel but it had a very sour taste.
We will definitely come back.

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CharlesB
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Food was not very good. Drinks seemed watered down.

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JenniferB
Charleston
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was great! Will definitely be back.

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vipHopkd0438
Charlotte
7 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

My only issue was with the strawberry salad. There were not enough strawberries and goat cheese in relation to the amount of salad. We do love the Dray bar. It was an extra bonus to see Syndney playing the piano

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DianeR
Charleston
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

We would appreciate vegetarian/vegan options other than the few appetizers offered. When asking about vegan options, the server was not totally knowledgeable. We really like the atmosphere of Dray's but since the menu is limited as to vegan options, that will limit our visits.

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Maddog
Charleston
5 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

A server took our dinners to another table by accident. By the time we got our Crabcake Benedicts, the eggs were not cooked to our requests. Our server was very good and nice, it was not her fault.

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HannahM
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience5

If you are looking for an atmosphere to socialize among friends... this unfortunately is not the place. I could barely hear any of my peers. However, for a day night with good food... highly recommend.

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SusanP
Charleston
9 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

I had intended on ordering the grilled cheese sandwich that was on the online menu for Dray Bar & Grill but was disappointed to find out that it was not on the menu at the restaurant. Instead, I ordered the Philly cheesesteak. It was probably one of the worst cheesesteaks I've ever eaten. Very little cheese, if any, no mushrooms and no green peppers. The French onion soup was very good, if a little pricey at $11.00, Others at the table enjoyed their dishes pretty good, which included the salmon, crab cakes and the burger. Overall, I found the menu to be unimaginative and limited. But I guess that's the way it is these days with all the shortages and lack of workers.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Good food, slow service

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

There was a guy playing music, TJ (I believe his name) that was absolutely outstanding! Sat on the patio with my parents to celebrate their anniversary. Service was excellent and staff was friendly

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Mother’s Day they handled this special, busy day wonderfully!

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mother’s Day

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vipDiva
Chicago
15 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and a great outdoor patio with music! Food was excellent!

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vipSusanI
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a fantastic time! The food was great and the entertainment was top notch!

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AnneC
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

I LOVE eating at Dray Bar.
However, the noise factor was so loud, we could not hear each other speak.
Food is good, as is service

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DeborahR
Charleston
5 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything we ordered was delicious. Our server, Joy, was helpful and efficient. We were glad to be in a room away from the live music because it seemed pretty loud.

Dray Bar & Grill
Responded on May 1, 2021

Thank you! we're very proud of Joy! Sometimes the music is loud, but if it's bothering anyone we do have them turn it down. I'm glad you enjoyed everything!

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Tccarolina
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this restaurant. Becoming our go to restaurant in the Upstate. Wide variety on the menu and great service are key elements in decision to go here weekly.

Dray Bar & Grill
Responded on April 19, 2021

Thank you so much! we appreciate your loyalty and will continue to strive to exceed your expectations!

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vipHopkd0438
Charlotte
7 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service are amazing

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Gina
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and atmosphere!! Definitely will be going back!

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WilliamC
Charleston
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience3

Steak wasn't cooked anywhere near what I asked for, fingerling potatoes overcooked and like leather, mile high apple pie wasn't baked (apples were raw/hard), they forgot to put sugar in the pie. Very amateurish and expensive.

Dray Bar & Grill
Responded on April 18, 2021

Thanks for taking the time to let us know. I wish you would've let us know when you were here, we would've done anything to make it right! Our apple pie is one of our biggest sellers and gets rave reviews, I'm sorry you didn't enjoy it.

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OpenTable Diner
Savannah
7 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and food. I have dined on multiple occasions and enjoy their menu. The service has always been phenomenal. It is fitting for everyday lunch but also for nicer date nights.

Dray Bar & Grill
Responded on April 19, 2021

Thank you! We appreciate your patronage, and look forward to serving you again in the future!

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
14 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is always great. Taylor is always wonderful

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vipJimm
Charleston
11 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We eat at Dray every couple of weeks. The quality of the food is quite good and the prices are fair. A comparable meal is nearly twice as much at Heirloom. The outside seating area is comfy and a bit European in feel. Bar drinks are good but pricey. I ordered a Prosecco with a splash of Chambord and was charged for two drinks. I only got a splash - nowhere near a shot, but was charged for a shot. I will never order that again.

Dray Bar & Grill
Responded on April 18, 2021

I apologize that the Kir Royale (Bubbles and Chambord) was mis-rung. It should've just been the charge for the Prosecco. Thank you for taking the tim to let me know, I'll make sure the staff understands in the future. - Chef Bob

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and drinks. Awesome atmosphere!!

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Debbie
Charlotte
4 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great find. Great food. Live music. Nice outdoor space. Great service.

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alicias
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My 4th time, always fabulous!!!

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JaniceM
Charleston
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great table was ready as soon as we got there and the food and service was excellent

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Muddly
Charleston
15 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We were all very impressed with the new menu and the food. We hadn’t been here since it changed owners. Such an improvement! We were here on a Tuesday night as we thought it would be quieter than over the weekend. Our server Taylor was great. Our only negative comment was that it took quite a time for our food to arrive. We will however definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
11 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Excellent food and good ambience.

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MichelleU
Charleston
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing and the service was excellent!!! We will go again for sure!

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
11 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the outdoor dining - great live music, firepit and excellent service. the food was exceptional

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
20 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had an amazing night! The chicken and risotto, and the cilantro salmon were delicious. Also loved the piano man, perfect addition to the night. Don’t forget dessert, the bread pudding was wonderful.

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RhondaJ
Charleston
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first trip to Dray-Bar and we will definitely be back. The food was good, service was good and we loved the outside patio area.

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BrittanyC
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I love the interior design of this place. We arrived before the dinner crowd so it was empty and quiet. Our server was great and we were very pleased with the food! My wife called the brussel sprouts were "divine!" The cocktail I had was delicious too! Around dinner time, the live music started and the crowd rolled in, so we left but I'll definitely be going back.

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MelissaG
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and nice menu selections. Fried pimento cheese appetizer was so good. Nice selection of cocktails .

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We were seated near the patio door so we got the cold air every time the door opened.

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vipTammyL
Charleston
16 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience3

The service was poor. Had to request for a server to come to our table after being seated for approximately 15 minutes. The food was not good. My salad came without the hazelnuts. Coffee was cold. Very disappointed!

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Tccarolina
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great menu with an interesting variety of choices. Daily specials and live music make Dray Bar & Grill one of our favorite restaurants.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Dray Bar & Grill using the Order Online button. Dray Bar & Grill also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (864) 310-4177.

Dray Bar & Grill is rated 4.5 stars by 183 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.