The Lantern

Thanks to everyone who helped make the first season of The Lantern Restaurant a great success. The Lantern has opened for its second season and is currently open Thursday – Saturday, 4:00-8:00pm.

Come visit the Charleston Inn restaurant, The Lantern. You’ll find many wonderful appetizers and entrees, delectable desserts, handcrafted cocktails and a soothing atmosphere. Whether you are a guest or local resident, you will be glad you experienced our culinary delights. For more information or to book your reservation, please call us at 828.513.5033.


Dinner Menu


She Crab Soup     8/10

Crab Cakes served with a tomato remoulade sauce         14

Shrimp Cocktail Jumbo shrimp served chilled with horseradish cocktail sauce   12

Charleston Cheese Dip Served with grilled bread for dipping  12


Caesar Salad     7
Fresh Romaine lettuce topped with creamy caesar dressing topped and twinkie crouton

House Salad    6
Mixed baby greens with a red wine vinaigrette

Iceberg Round   8
Cherry tomatoes, shallots,bacon,avocado, fresh herbs, and buttermilk dressing



Low Country Shrimp & Grits    18
Stone ground grits & shrimp, andouille, pepper, onions, with tasso gravy

14 oz Ribeye    30
Served with fingerling potatoes and asparagus

Chicken Pesto  Pasta    22
Grilled chicken tossed with tomatoes, spinach, mushrooms, and penne pasta in a pecan pesto cream sauce

Black and Blue Burger         15
Blackened USDA Angus beef patty with butter onions and buttermilk blue cheese served with  a side of fries.

Potato Wrapped Sea Bass       28
Served over spinach and butter poached roma tomatoes with a lemon capers beurre blanc sauce

Skillet Steamed Clams         20      

Tossed in a lemon garlic butter and served with grilled bread


Ask your server for our daily dessert selection      8

Dessert Martinis     Key Lime     Chocolate     Serendipity     10





Signature Cocktails

Signature Cocktails

755 Main Classic Martini       10
Premium Vodka or Gin, Dry Vermouth, Blue Cheese Stuffed Olives

The Charleston Carriage       10
Petite Champagne Cognac, Orange Liquor, House Made Sours Mix, with a sugared rim

Manhattan       10
Bourbon, Sweet Vermouth, with a cherry

Lemon Drop Martini       10
Citrus Vodka, Lemoncello, House Made Lemonade with a sugared rim

Ginger Pear Martini       10
Pear Vodka, Ginger Liquor, and House Made Sours Mix

Charleston Breeze       10
Cucumber Vodka, Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice, House Made Pineapple Basil Simple Syrup, and Lemon Lime Soda

Cosmopolitan       10
Vodka, Orange Liquor, Cranberry & Lime Juice

Izzy Relaxer       10
Vodka, Coconut Rum, Peach Schnapps, Orange, Cranberry, and Pineapple Juice

The Lantern’s Front Porch Sweet Tea       10
Sweet Tea Vodka, Amaretto, and House Made Lemonade

Bloody Mary       10
Your choice; Pepper, Cucumber, Bacon or House Vodka, Zing Zang Bloody Mary Mix, and a special garnish

Moscow Mule       10
Vodka, Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice, House Made Simple Syrup, Bitters, and Ginger beer

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