Frequently Asked Questions

What is Restaurant Week South Carolina?
Restaurant Week South Carolina gives local, regional, and national food lovers the opportunity to enjoy amazing values during Lunch and/or dinner at a number of participating in casual and high-end South Carolina restaurants. Restaurant Week’s goal is to position South Carolina as one of the top culinary destinations in the nation by increasing awareness of the many dining opportunities available in the state, as well as stimulating business and revenue for restaurants throughout South Carolina.
How long is Restaurant Week South Carolina?
We get these questions a lot. We know that a week is seven days, however something this great really needs to be longer so we made our week eleven days to allow you to get to all the places you want to dine.
Who participates in Restaurant Week South Carolina?
Some of the finest, most renowned chefs and restaurants in the state will showcase their culinary styles for diners. The event will feature an array of well-known restaurants that will provide unbeatable prices offered during this week only!
Do attendees need a ticket to attend the event?
No. Tickets are not required; however, reservations are highly recommended, as restaurants will fill up quickly.
Will the menus vary from restaurant to restaurant?
Yes. Restaurant Week South Carolina brings together a variety of diverse culinary menus, from casual to fine dining.
Does the menu include a drink?
Certain restaurants may offer a drink within this offer, but most restaurants will exclude beverages, tax, and gratuity.
Is there a Lunch or Weekend Brunch option?
Yes! Restaurants can offer a prix-fixe lunch, brunch, and/or dinner at a value-added price giving visitors an opportunity to dine out during the day or evening.
Are restaurants offering to-go or take-out options?
Yes! Some restaurants are offering options for diners that would like to participate but would prefer to dine at home or in a hotel. Be sure to check out the details on the participating restaurant’s page here on the site.
Can I order online for my take-out meal?
Please review each restaurant’s page to see if they are offering take-out and online ordering.
Do you have to order off of the Restaurant Week special menu during Restaurant Week?
No. All participating restaurants will be offering their standard menus as well. Diners may order from the standard menu or order from the special Restaurant Week menu.
I’m from out of town, are hotels offering special packages and room rates during the event?
Yes, hotels have created many special packages during Restaurant Week.
When should I make my reservations?
Since this is a highly anticipated event, it is best to make reservations as early as possible. We recommend calling 7-10 days in advance. Many restaurants offer online reservations. Please review each restaurant’s page to see if they offer online reservations.
Are tips/gratuity, or tax included in the menu price?
Tips/gratuity, or tax are not included in the price.
Do all restaurants participate in restaurant week?
All member restaurants of the SC Restaurant and Lodging Association are eligible to participate. RWSC is solely owned, produced, and trademarked by the SC Restaurant and Lodging Association.
Who owns Restaurant Week South Carolina?
Restaurant Week is a registered trademark of the South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (SCRLA) a non-profit 501 (c)(6) organization. The mission of the SCRLA is to Promote, protect, and educate the hospitality industry in South Carolina for the good of all.
When is Restaurant Week going to held in future years?
January 12 - 22, 2023
January 11 - 21, 2024
January 9 - 9, 2025
January 8 - 18, 2026
January 7 - 17, 2027
January 13 - 23, 2028
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