Friday, October 17, 2008

Restaurant Review: Poe's Tavern, Sullivan's Island, SC

Whats going on all? I hope you had a lovely Friday! Thank you all for your responses to my question yesterday! I see that most of you make some sort of general list and then usually go for some sale or speciality items. I also make a list. I usually pick 6 dinners and make the list based off of those dinners. If I see something special or different I want to buy, I throw it in the cart! If anyone is interested, I could post my weekly list?

Ok, onto tonight! I am starting a new feature on my blog...a weekly restaurant review. Josh and I are so thrilled that we have moved to the Charleston area (have I mentioned this?) and have sooooo many yummy restaurants nearby, that we figured we'd do tag team restaurant reviews. This will be the first time Josh will be posting on my blog!! For our first review, tonight we went to Poe's Tavern on Sullivan's Island.
Erica's Review:
A great concept! The restaurant is designed around Edgar Allen Poe (hence the name) and is situated in cute downtown Sullivan's Island, SC. There is both indoor and outdoor seating and seating is first come, first serve. I can imagine that this place must be a ZOO in the summer!! The menu mainly consists of Mexican food and burgers (haha quite the random mix!). For an appetizer, Josh and I ordered tortilla chips with a chili queso dip (I know, I know- it was an indulgent dinner!!). I totally forgot my camera and promise pictures for my next review! For dinner, I got a cheese quesadilla with grilled vegi's. It was delicious! They did not skimp on the vegis and it was filling enough for a meal! Josh had the Gold Bug (burger) with Cheddar Cheese. He said it was delicious (see more in his ....very detailed review below). Overall, I loved Poe's! The atmosphere is reason enough to return!
Josh's Review:

Notes:

Parking was atrocious. Burger was delicious. Table was wobbly. Great dinner.

Beer Report:Stone IPA. Seasonal draft for Poe's was spectacular.

Overall rating: 6.5 out of 8 (because Josh likes 8...he has decided his review will be out of 8 instead of the unoriginal 10 haha).

Thanks Josh :) The parking was a bit tricky. We parked on a random side street, but enjoyed the short walk as it was beautiful out!
What are you guys up to this weekend? I think we're going to a produce market in Charleston tomorrow! My Aunt (who lives near Myrtle beach) may also be in the area so we may meet up with her!


19 comments:

VeggieGirl said...

Definitely post your weekly list AND do more restaurant reviews!! Love both new additions to your blog!! :0)

Despite some of the misses, it sounds like there were some hits at Poe's Tavern as well!! Great!!

Have a wonderful evening!!

Meghann said...

I love the new review feature with the two different takes!

This weekend I am doing a breast cancer walk, hitting up downtown with caitlin and meting some friends for brunch on sunday. I am booked but it should be fun! I hope you have a great weekend as well!

Sammie said...

You guys are too cute!!! I love the review idea - if I ever go to NC I will know where to dine. Have a great weekend.

Erin of Care to Eat said...

This is hysterical! I love your lengthy review vs. Josh's. SO funny. You guys are a cute couple.
I'd LOVE to see your list! And the review idea is awesome, keep it up please! :)

Gina said...

hahah i LOVE this!
what a great little blog segment- you and josh are so cute together!
have a wonderful weekend!

just me said...

ohhh!!! i can't wait to hear about restaurant reviews!!! and i love the fact that it's out of 8...!

have a great night!

Cookie Sorkin said...

Ahhh my talented, dazzling daughter in law! Love the ingenious restaurant review and that Josh self adorns his ratings!!!Just like you, the restaurant review is over the top!Loved the pictures of your temporary love nest! Athough you missed a function in your blog... The space to the right of your bed serves as guest space for your inlaws blow up bed! :)We love you!

lauren said...

hey! thanks for the comment on my page - now I found yours! Hope you have a great weekend! :)

Lori said...

I hear Charleston is such a nice area. So glad to hear you are getting settled in. We love to travel and will likely make it there someday so I'm glad to have the restaurant reviews. Thanks!

Esi said...

You guys are too cute! I love your rating scale is out of 8 points. Have a wonderful weekend!

Bridget said...

That restaurant sounds awesome, I bet my fiance would love it! I would love those veggie quesadillas too! Charleston is definitely on my list of places to visit, I bet it's so fun exploring your new area...although a part of me doesnt think I could actually live anywhere other than new engand...luckily theres enough restaurants around here to keep things new for a LONG time :)

eatingbender said...

Haha this was amazing!! I love the new feature - what a great way to get even more acclimated with all that Charleston has to offer!

HangryPants said...

Ha! I love the review idea. Keep 'em coming, and of course, it was so funny to read yours v. Josh's. hee hee.

CDlover said...

You guys are adorable!! What a great idea to review the restaurants...I would like to volunteer to review the restaurants in my city, but I've lived here most of my life. Can I still do it? :-) The south has some gooooood food, for sure.

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