Fat Hen

French Restaurant and Southern / Soul Food Restaurant$$$$
Johns Island
  • Diana
    "Shrimp and grits amaze."(2 Tips)
    Emma M.
    "Coq au vin is amazing!"(3 Tips)
    Jen B.
    "Bacon and Cheese Grits...just do it!"(3 Tips)
    Chris T.
    "I highly recommend the crab soup and salmon dishes."(2 Tips)
36 Tips and reviews
  • grits
  • coq au vin
  • Bloody Marys
  • key lime pie
  • authentic
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  • Lynn M.
    Lynn Moore3 weeks ago
    Been here 5+ times
    The atmosphere and food are both very good here. Nice wine and cocktail list.
  • Jasmine L.
    The foods are very delicious!
  • Lynn M.
    Lynn MooreAugust 7, 2017
    We had brunch on Sunday at the Fat Hen. We sat at the outside bar. The weather was beautiful, the service was good, and the food was great!
  • Diane C.
    Diane CannonMay 14, 2017
    Everything. The pork-chop was a off the chain.
  • Amol U.
    Amol UtrankarFebruary 9, 2017
    Phenomenal brunch. The brisket mac and cheese is amazing. Friendly service, too!
  • Chris M.
    Chris MagdelainJuly 29, 2016
    Try the charcuterie plate!
  • Natalie P.
    Natalie PaigeNovember 29, 2015
    Very good food and service, not a place I would be dying to go back to but was defiantly good.
  • Autumn C.
    Autumn CoxeAugust 2, 2015
    Everything on the menu is great!
  • The Tastes that Make the City
    The bloody mary is the best in Charleston, which is why it’s on our list of The Tastes That Make the City: Charleston. Read more
  • HDcustom1
    HDcustom1March 5, 2015
    Grouper atop a butter bean succotash was superb. These folks are on their game; quality and service is exemplary! Kudos.
  • Dave M.
    Dave MacFebruary 8, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The BBQ Duck Sandwich served on Sunday brunch was superb. Now I need to come back and try all the other items I passed up!
  • Ricky S.
    Ricky SherrillNovember 16, 2014
    Do not miss the Country Fried Steak & the Chicken Pot Pie so order both and thank me later. Also good for Sunday Brunch.
  • Chris T.
    Chris ThurberAugust 16, 2014
    Went for a great seafood dinner. I highly recommend the crab soup and salmon dishes. Wait staff was great and food was timely.
  • Su K.
    Su KimAugust 9, 2014
    Dinner #1!
  • Allison
    AllisonJuly 2, 2014
    The short ribs are amazing! 😋🍴
  • Raymond F.
    Raymond FrostJune 12, 2014
    All the food is great and fresh and homemade. Excellent service is provided. I would recommend the salads and the steak. But most of all for desert have the key lime pie, it is the best ever!!!!
  • Jen B.
    Jen BushFebruary 2, 2014
    Bacon and Cheese Grits...just do it!
  • Crystal B.
    Crystal BruceOctober 28, 2013
    Get the cheese plate!!
  • Hilary B.
    Hilary BerghausenOctober 9, 2013
    Great family owned restaurant with down home southern cuisine. Don't miss the crab cakes and bacon blue cheese slaw!
  • Amy W.
    Amy WoodAugust 4, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Coq au vin! It is amazing - wonderful first dining experience at The Fat Hen! Noisy fun place to dine, in relaxed setting! YUM!
  • Niffy S.
    Niffy SpectorJuly 23, 2013
    Fried green tomatoes, shrimp and grits and don't forget key lime pie for dessert. Perfect southern meal and delicious cocktails to boot!
  • Emma M.
    Emma MontgomeryMay 30, 2013
    Coq au vin is amazing! Have the cobbler if it is on the menu. Fantastic food.
  • Shauna B.
    Shauna BassettMay 5, 2013
    This place is amazing! $10 mimosas crafts and bacon cheese grits!! The service was not that great but I couldn't stop eating it was so good!
  • Eater
    EaterJuly 30, 2012
    Neuville has been a fan of the farm to table concept since before it was a term, and Fat Hen serves food that is as fresh and local as possible. [Eater 18 Member]
  • Nation H.
    Nation HahnJune 5, 2012
    The french toast + house made sausage sandwich is the best thing about brunch, ever.
  • Spin S.
    Spin SilverMay 13, 2012
    Talkin real loowww country Southern wow... The real deal Sunday brunch. Tanea was outstanding, what a friendly personality. Had Country Fried Steak and Crab cake app. - Excellent
  • Mary Clayton L.
    Mary Clayton LilesNovember 16, 2011
    Simply incredible brunch. That duck sausage gratin is so good it should be illegal, get it with a Bloody Mary and enjoy yourself
  • Brad Z.
    Brad ZoellerOctober 16, 2011
    The hamburger was good but undercooked. Sent back but not corrected.
  • Amy W.
    Amy WAugust 7, 2011
    COQ AU VIN- 1/2 chicken, braised in red wine, bacon lardons, pearl onions, mushrooms, haricot hearts. 16.95 It's amazing!
  • Catherine W.
    Catherine WalkerJuly 9, 2011
    The flounder nicoise is amazing! Try the bloody marys too!
  • Gabriel C.
    Gabriel CzirrJanuary 1, 2011
    The crab soup is fantastic!
  • Diana
    DianaNovember 1, 2010
    Shrimp and grits amaze. Also the berry shortcake is soooooooOoooooo good.
  • Erika
    ErikaOctober 31, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Sunday brunch is amazing especially with a $10 carafe of Mimosa.
  • Jonathan I.
    Jonathan IngramMay 27, 2010
    Great Food, reasonably priced. Monday's are 1/2 price wine bottles. Read more
  • Caroline E.
    Caroline EubanksMay 9, 2010
    Go to The Fat Hen for brunch. Order the bacon cheese grits. Then drive out to Angel Oak.
  • Mary G.
    Mary GrimesJanuary 12, 2010
    Brunch at The Fat Hen is delicious! Best I've had in the Charleston area. Read more
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