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Oak Steakhouse, Charleston, SC

Oak Steakhouse

4.6
4.6
4749 Reviews
$50 and over
Steakhouse
Oak Steakhouse presents an exquisite selection of succulent signature cuts of PRIME Certified Angus Beef such as the Dry Age Bone-In Ribeye. Seafood specialties include Local Seasonal Market Catch, Oysters Rockefeller or Oysters on the Half Shell.

With house specialties along with vegetarian options, Executive Chef Jeremy Waybright executes the Farm to Table concept sourcing ingredients from local farmers and fisherman for their menu whenever possible. Specialty Crafted Cocktails, Martinis and an extensive wine selection artfully complement the restaurant's unique historical setting located in the quiet South of Broad neighborhood.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 46 times today
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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Contemporary American, Seafood

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Mon, Wed–Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (843) 722-4220

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Jeremy Waybright

  • Private party facilities

    Located on Charleston’s historic Broad Street inside a historic bank building that dates back to 1848. Oak’s stately setting with three floors with four distinct dining areas. Arched windows, 20-foot ceilings, metalwork, fireplaces, and 150-year-old heart pine floors offer the perfect setting.

  • Private party contact

    The Indigo Road Event Team: (844) 849-5083

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown Charleston

  • Cross street

    East Bay Street

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 4,749 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Charleston

    Great for fine wines

  • Charleston

    Romantic

  • Charleston

    Good for special occasions

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  1. JI

    JamesIslander

    Charleston

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall3food3service2ambience4
    Come here several times a year but were upset with our recent trip. We went on a date night with another couple to Oak for a special dinner to celebrate a work promotion. The ambiance was great but the service was lacking. Took a while for us to be greeted and the time between ordering and receiving our steaks was significant. Our appetizers arrived fairly quickly but the entrees took forever. Nothing that should have taken that long either, 2 fillets and 2 strips all cooked in the medium to medium rare temperature range. Sides were lacking as well, especially the whipped potatoes. For the reasons mentioned we did not see the value for what we were paying. There are other steak houses downtown where you would pay roughly the same price with better service, equal quality on the beef, and way better sides. I’m sure we will come back again, but honestly will check reservations at the other steak house first.
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall2food4service2ambience3
    We had a reservation and still had to wait 45 minutes to be seated. There was no seating available at the bar so we stood at the host stand waiting for nearly an hour. Appetizers took 30+ minutes to come out. Portion size on everything is small but food is very good. Won’t be back with a reservation- maybe just to sit at the bar hoping the service will be better there.
  3. O

    Obrey1

    Austin

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Classy vibe, great staff (Alex) and on point flavors. Place was top notch from the first step in to the last step out. -t
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good well prepared and service attentive.
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall3food2service3ambience3
    Steaks were good quality and booked well, but arrived to the table no more than room temperature, at best. The bernaise sauce several of us ordered was cool enough to have congealed. The sides, potatoes, spinach, mushrooms, and salads were good, but the grilled asparagus wasn't just crisp it was smokey raw. Our waiter was apparently so busy that he didn't check back in after we received our food for so long that we didn't want to wait to have it all come at once, warm.
  6. PS

    PaulS

    Kansas City

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Food was excellent. Service spot on. A charming place to eat but sitting at a table for two, directly across from my wife, noise level was such that we had a difficult time having a normal conversation. Despite that, any time we're in Charleston, we're going back.
  7. d

    debbied209

    Charleston

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We had a fabulous time at the Oak Steakhouse. Our waiter, Brody, was extremely personable. We thoroughly enjoyed having him as our waiter. He was attentive and extremely engaging. We will return.
  8. DV

    DVan

    Charleston

    47 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    47 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food always very good. Service was excellent!
  9. T

    Tschaffercharleston

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Kale salad was not great but the steak frites and our sides were delicious. Great service!
  10. RS

    RaymondS

    Charleston

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall3food4service3ambience3
    Was very disappointed with the service and the quantity of the food. We ordered an appetizer(oysters Rockefeller) and they brought out our salad before the appetizer. We were half done with our salads when the appetizer showed up. The side dishes were very small for the price. When our steaks shoes up. (We ordered three 8 oz tenderloin) the server gave the medium rare one to the party who ordered medium. Once again, these issues occur when your original waiter does not deliver your food
  11. n

    narb0408

    Greensboro

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Everything was excellent......, EXCEPT, the first thing to come out was a roll I could have bought at the local convenience store, I could bring you some nice crusty bread and some quality extra virgin olive oil from my local grocer. I was flabbergasted by the lack of quality of this one item.
  12. JV

    JoanVS

    Orlando

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We chose Oak Steakhouse based on several great recommendations from friends. It was a very special birthday anniversary. Our dining experience was exceptional. Everything was perfect. The steaks were phenomenal. Thank you.
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Jacksonville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    So good! The filet was very good and the service was excellent!
  14. F

    Finley

    Charleston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was perfect. From the atmosphere and service to the food, we had the best time.
  15. KK

    KatherineK

    Charleston

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on November 26, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    We absolutely love this particular Oak Steakhouse. The food is outstanding and the restaurant decor and ambiance are awesome. Highly recommend.
  16. SG

    SusanG

    Chicago

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on November 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was outstanding. Waitstaff was very knowledgable.
  17. AM

    AshleyM

    Charleston

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on November 25, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Anniversary dinner
  18. DG

    DebbieG

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience4
    Dined at Oak for Thanksgiving with my mom and son. Our waiter was amazing and very personable. Mom and I both had the Thanksgiving prix fixe, wasn’t thrilled with it. Not much turkey and the stuffing was hard. My son had the filet minion, asked for medium cook. Came out charred on the outside, rare inside. Sadly I don’t think we’ll be returning anytime soon.
  19. CD

    CarltonDoorman

    Charleston

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    If we weren't going to have Thanksgiving dinner at home, I could not think of a better place to celebrate the holiday! It was great!!
  20. CN

    CNVII

    Washington DC

    39 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    39 reviews

    Dined on November 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Celebrating my retirement with travel to Charleston we had a wonderful evening here! Service was excellent. When my wife expressed that she did not think she could eat an 8 oz steak there was no pressure to stick to the expensive portion but there was a recommendation for a smaller portion steak meal. It was perfect. We were never hurried. The food was excellent. My steak just right. Side dishes certainly shareable so a mashed potato and some great creamed spinach served us well. The restaurant is on 3 floors so the noise level was certainly amendable to quiet conversation even with some large parties near by. The ambiance is comfortable and warm. Great pick!
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 23, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience5
    Employee accidentally poured ice and water over my sons filet and lobster. Waiter never addressed the issue.
  22. M

    Mimi

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 21, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience2
    the food was mediocre and none of our party would ever return
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was amazing as always!!
  24. PK

    PaulK

    Charleston

    10 reviews

    2.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall2food3service4ambience4
    Oak has always been our go to for a night out or recommendations when friends are in town. However, we were pretty disappointed last night. Between the changes on the menu, removal of some favorites, and the skyrocketing costs, sadly it was not worth the money spent. The side dishes were fairly small for the cost. There were no reasonably priced bottles of wine, and the main portions looked bare on the plates.
  25. C

    Cogburne

    Dallas

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience4
    Food was good. Service was okay, but not what you’d expect from a high end steakhouse.
  26. KS

    KathyS

    Orlando

    9 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall3food4service4ambience3
    We came into town to celebrate our son making Lieutenant and wanted to try Oaks Steakhouse since it was so highly recommended. We were disappointed that the menu seemed very limited, not even French onion soup ( my favorite). Over all the meal was very good but I ordered my filet medium rare and it came out extremely rare, cool blood red throughout the entire steak, I probably should have sent it back but I really hate doing that. I was happy that we had a nice table upstairs, away from the noise. You definitely want to be specific on your seating wishes since there are several tables in this restaurant I would have been unhappy with.
  27. B

    Bryan

    Pittsburgh

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience3
    Adam was by one of the best waiters we have ever experienced. He was informative, caring and really went out of his way to make sure we had a wonderful experience. Highly recommend the bourbon pecan cocktail. Thanks for an amazing evening.
  28. FF

    FFTG

    Miami

    28 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on November 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great food, service and drinks with a complete menu; had the sea escalopes follow with Filet mignon 12 and sides mashed potato, mushrooms and good wine. Visiting once again never disappointed! A must
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orlando

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 15, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    We celebrated my husbands birthday, and it was a memorable experience! The restaurant and historic architecture is lovely and the food was really good. Our server Alex was the best, and he had a lot of great recommendations for things to do in the area. Definitely get the Oysters Rockefeller, they are amazing!
  30. ML

    MarkL

    Orlando

    5 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on November 14, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    It was very loud and the bolognese pasta was cold and not very flavorful. Carrot cake was delicious and server was very good.
  31. RT

    RickT

    Baltimore

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on November 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Phenomenal food and service. The ambiance was off the wall fantastic. You can’t beat downtown Charleston. A little pricey. A must, must, must try.
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 11, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Brody took great care of us. Great environment, great wine, perfect steak. Everything you’d want out of a good old steak house.
  33. MC

    MeridithC

    Atlanta

    5 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on November 11, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience5
    First time here. We enjoyed the vibe. The food for the price was mediocre. It was definitely not a steak I would make a special trip for.
  34. o

    orlins

    New York Area

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great, high class restaurant. I’d come back for every single dish, wine and service !
  35. M

    Meatboy

    E. Tennessee

    30 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on November 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    A must-visit for us during our trips to Charleston. Staff is always professional, and food is always spot-on. This is not a cheap meal, but is worth every penny on a special occasion. The steaks are always cooked to perfection, with several select cuts depending on your preference (both cut and price!). Everything we've tried here is fantastic.
  36. PC

    PeterC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service, Adam was an excellent server. Great cornbread and chocolate cake!
  37. SL

    SadieLadie711

    Charleston

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 6, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Service was great. Wish there were more appetizers to choose from.
  38. k

    kimb

    San Francisco

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 6, 2022

    overall3food2service4ambience4
    Each year we look forward to eating at the Oak but this year we were very disappointed. The Caesar salad had one Anchovy on it and was chopped lettuce, the steak was good but we order Scallop Oscar and was given 3 scallops with no Hollandaise sauce. The dessert was good but after I got home I got sick. This has been a special place for us and we usually walk away saying that was a great meal. This time it was " it was okay".
  39. N

    Nita

    Charleston

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our waiter was excellent! So friendly and accommodating.
  40. JH

    JamesH

    Los Angeles

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    Great service. Oysters Rockefeller were amazing. Steak was fine and ambiance was disappointing.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Oak Steakhouse does offer delivery in partnership with Chow Now. Oak Steakhouse also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (843) 722-4220.

Oak Steakhouse is rated 4.6 stars by 4749 OpenTable diners.

Oak Steakhouse does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 46 times today
Google Map for Oak Steakhouse

17 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401

Additional information

  • Cross street

    East Bay Street

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown Charleston

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Mon, Wed–Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Contemporary American, Seafood

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Jeremy Waybright

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (843) 722-4220

  • Private party facilities

    Located on Charleston’s historic Broad Street inside a historic bank building that dates back to 1848. Oak’s stately setting with three floors with four distinct dining areas. Arched windows, 20-foot ceilings, metalwork, fireplaces, and 150-year-old heart pine floors offer the perfect setting.

  • Private party contact

    The Indigo Road Event Team: (844) 849-5083

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