Hours: Dinner (daily)
Back from a tragic fire and better than ever, Anson’s serves a sure-fire mix of upscale seafood, steak, and traditional Lowcountry offerings. While the restaurant’s classic crispy fried flounder in sweet apricot sauce enjoys regular accolades, we suggest it’s the rich, decadent she-crab soup that cannot be missed. With an elegant interior, high ceilings, and large, inviting wood bar, the noise level can a bit exuberant, but don’t let that distract you from the upscale elegance and the menu’s other worthwhile offerings like shrimp and grits, fried okra, and a variety of fresh fish and steak options. —Vanessa Wolf Dish, Summer 2016
After suffering from a fire in 2013, Anson reopened in Nov. 2015.