Charleston Nightlife

Charleston NightlifeNothing quite like the excitement of southern nights in Charleston! It really doesn't matter what you're in the mood for, because the chances are quite good that you'll find exactly what you're looking for-and more. Whether you want to have a classy night out at a high-end venue or just dress down and hang with your friends over a few beers, Charleston's nightlife offers a destination that will be the perfect place to enjoy yourself.

213 Top of the Bay
If you are ready to cut loose and dance, then head to 213 Top of the Bay and take your place on the dazzling dance floor as you groove to the latest music played by some of the best DJs in town. The propulsive beats will move you as you literally feel the music thanks to the club's state-of-the-art sound system. The crowd isn't hard to look at, as 213 Top of the Bay attracts some of the most attractive party-goers in town. That, as well as a fully stocked bar and expert barkeeps, make 213 your lucky number for a great nightlife experience out on the town in Charleston.

Address: 213C East Bay Street, Charleston, SC - MAP
Phone: (843) 722-1311

Moe's Crosstown Tavern
If you feel like having a few drinks with some friends but don't want to get too dressed up, head to Moe's Crosstown Tavern for a causally cool evening of Charleston nightlife. Moe's is everything a neighborhood watering hole should be, featuring 20 choices of ice cold beer, a great extended happy hour and a menu full of tasty items that features their excellent wings and gourmet burgers. Come in for a while, and you'll find that Moe's is one of those special places where everybody will know your name before too long.

Address: 714 Rutledge Ave., Charleston, SC 29403 - MAP
Phone: (843) 722-3287
Web: www.moestaverns.com

The King Street Grille
The King Street Grille truly gives you the chance to enjoy Charleston's nightlife like a king! Enjoy your favorite sporting event on one of the 36 flat screen TVs that are nearly everywhere you look in this enticing, two-level bar and grille. Choose from over 100 varieties of beer and excellent barkeeps who can make any drink you can imagine. And your beer will no doubt taste that much better with an item from the amazing menu, that not only features favorites like appetizers and chicken wings, but also some royally appealing items like prime rib and chicken cordon bleu. Add to all that special trivia nights and live music, and you'll feel just like royalty at King Street!

Address: 304 King Street, Charleston, SC 29401 - MAP
Phone: (843) 723-5464
Web: www.thekingstreetgrille.com

Squeeze
If good things come in small packages, then Squeeze proves it! This classy, trendy bar has the somewhat unusual distinction of being Charleston's narrowest bar, with it's patrons always seeming to get close to one another, whether they want to or not. But don't let Squeeze's size fool you, as the excellent choices from the bar and attractive crowd make for big nightlife fun and equally large smiles.

Address: 213 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29401 - MAP
Phone: (843) 937-6210
Web: www.charlestoncocktail.com

Closed For Business
Don't let the name fool you. Closed For Business is one of Charleston's favorite bars on the nightlife scene, not only because of it's ironic name, but because it boasts an incredible beer selection. Making a choice of what beverage you'll enjoy might be tougher than you think, as the bar features 30 draught beers, roughly 50 bottled beers, a seasonal beer menu, monthly beer menu and even beer flights! But don't worry, if beer isn't your thing, there's an equally impressive set of premium liquors and wines to choose from. A great atmosphere, a satisfying menu that features sandwiches and snacks, and a community pool table all help to ensure that Closed For Business will never find itself without a large number of customers.

Address: 453 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403 - MAP
Web: www.closed4business.com

Charleston Grill
If you're in the mood to jazz it up tonight, then head to one of Charleston's best jazz bars, the Charleston Grill. Technically, the venue is a restaurant, but the elegance and nightlife appeal of the place makes sense when you add the highly appealing live jazz, which is presented every night of the week. Most evenings, enjoy the live sounds of acclaimed local jazz maestros, the Quentin Baxter Ensemble, but on Sundays, the Bob Williams Duo, a local favorite, takes stage. You can enjoy the music while you relax in the lavish dining room or enjoy a cocktail in the classy bar area.

Address: 224 King Street, Charleston Place Hotel, Charleston, SC 29401 - MAP
Phone: (843) 577-4522
Web: www.charlestongrill.com