Top 10 Restaurants in Charleston, S.C.


Hello lovelies! This is a list of my favorite top ten restaurants in Charleston.  I have eaten at each one and thoroughly enjoyed them!  I hope on your next trip to South Carolina’s low country you will try a few.  I’ve listed several breakfast/brunch places so you can enjoy a good meal before walking the pretty streets; admiring the architecture; and playing at Folly Beach.  There are several exquisite dinner restaurants listed as well, so you can retire from your long day of sightseeing with a delicious meal and exotic cocktail.

 Husk- ($$$) 76 Queen St.

  • Vegetarian options
  • Bruch available (Friday & Saturday)
  • Centrally located
  • Beautiful atmosphere & setting
  • Shrimp & grits was delicious!
  • Located inside a restored Victorian-era home

FIG- ($$$$) 232 Meeting St.

  • Excellent appetizers (esp. ricotta gnocchi)
  • Gluten-free options
  • Delicious dessert (try the panna cotta!)
  • Full bar
  • Exceptional dinner (try the fish stew)
  • Helpful staff

Queen Street Grocery & Café– ($$) 133 Queen St.

  • Reasonable prices
  • Sidewalk seating
  • Excellent breakfast crepes (try the Archdale)
  • Delicious hot breakfast sandwiches
  • Lots of healthy lunch options
  • Tasty smoothies!
  • Open everyday!

Poogan’s Porch– ($$$) 72 Queen St

  • Delectable brunch options
  • Delicious appetizers (try the pimento cheese fritters)
  • Incredible wine & champagne list!
  • Variety of dinners (try the crab cakes)
  • Locally grown and sourced food
  • Featured in Saveur magazine

Grill 225– ($$$$) 225 East Bay St.

  • Award winning steakhouse
  • Excellent filet mignon
  • Plethora of wines & champagne
  • Delicious desserts (try the chocolate mousse cake)
  • Delectable seafood
  • Gluten-free options
  • Helpful & friendly staff

Hominy Grill– ($$) 207 Rutledge St.

  • Open Daily (Brunch on weekends)
  • Reasonably priced
  • Delicious omelettes
  • Tasty breakfast (try the “Charleston Nasty”)
  • Soups and sandwiches
  • Delectable catfish dishes
  • Wholesome vegetable plates
  • Full Bar

Breizh Pan Crepes– ($) 39 George St.

  • Authentic French crepes
  • Sweet & savory crepes (try the La Phare)
  • Variety of omelettes
  • Affordable!
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Check out their French grocery goods!

Circa 1886- ($$$$) 149 Wentworth St. (At Wentworth Mansion)\

  • Vegetarian & vegan friendly
  • Gluten-free options
  • Romantic atmosphere
  • Upscale wines & champagnes
  • Craft beer & unique cocktails
  • Tasty appetizers (try the blue crab salad)
  • Remarkable entrees (try the sea bass)
  • Delectable desserts (try the peach crisp soufflé)

Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit– ($) 476 King St.

  • All items $4 or less
  • Grab & go lunches
  • Featured in Food & Wine, Saveur



I hope some of these sparked your interest! Be sure to subscribe, follow, and comment if you enjoyed this post! What are your favorite Charleston restaurants?




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