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Menus And Hours For 181 Palmer Restaurant

181 Palmer has closed for the Spring term and will not be open during the Summer. We look forward to serving you in the Fall.

At 181 Palmer, your dining experience is presented by the students and instructors of the Culinary Institute of Charleston. We invite you to select one item per course, please. There is a prix-fixe price of three courses for $15 per person. Reservations are available for parties up to four people at 12, 12:15, 12:30 and 12:45 p.m. on available dates. Dates, times and menu items offered are subject to change.

Menu for 181 Palmer


Grilled Octopus
N’duja Aioli, Yukon Gold Potato Salad, Lemon, Spring Herbs

Charcuterie Plate
Daily Selection of Our House-Made Charcuterie, Icebox Put-Ups, and Mustard, with Toasted Artisanal Breads

Superfood Crunch Salad
Shaved Spring Vegetables Tossed with Pumpkin Seeds, Dried Cherries, Bacon, and Buttermilk Dressing

Crispy Lamb Rillette
Smoky Baba Ghanoush, Tomato and Cucumber Salad, Mint Gremolata

Compressed Strawberry Salad
Mousse of Local Greek Yogurt, Watercress, Sorrel, Black Olive Granola, Vincotto


House-Made Fazzoletti Pasta with Lobster
Spicy Tomato Sauce, Asparagus, Garlic Bread Crumbs

Korean BBQ Pork Loin
Baby Bok Choy, Carolina Gold Rice, Anson Mills Benne-Glazed Peanuts

Daven Coad’s “Almost Famous Chef” Award-Winning Short Rib
Sweet Tea Bourbon-Braised Short Rib with Pickled Collards, Herbed Sweet Potato Purée, Candied Bacon

Fish of the Day
Chef’s Daily Preparation of Market-Fresh Fish


Buttermilk Tart
Fresh Raspberries, Meyer Lemon Curd, Basil

Dark Chocolate Brioche Bread Pudding
Vanilla Ice Cream, Espresso Custard

Sweet Potato Toffee Pudding Cake
Whipped Cream, Pecan Praline, Sorghum and Stout Caramel

Artisanal Cheese Selection
Chef’s Daily Selection of Handcrafted Cheeses and Accompaniments

Iced Tea - $1
Coffee - $1
Hot Tea - $1
Espresso - $2
Cappuccino - $2

To Make Reservations:

You may make your reservation for 181 Palmer and receive a confirmation for it through OpenTable or by email.
Please do not consider reservations confirmed until you receive a confirmation phone call, unless reserving through OpenTable. Please let us know as soon as possible if you need to make any changes to your reservation.  

Confirmation calls are usually made within three (3) working days of the initial request. If you reserve through OpenTable, your reservation is immediately confirmed and we will not make a follow-up call.
Unreserved spaces will be re-advertised to TTC staff and students on a daily first-come, first-served basis as they become available.

Dates and menu items are subject to availability and change.