Food is the heart and soul of Charleston. One bite and you'll see why.

They say "the best things in life are worth waiting for," and they couldn't be more right. Lowcountry cooking is done by hand with special attention to detail to ensure that every dish is one of perfection. Stop by and see for yourself why Charleston restaurants are consistently ranked amongst the best in the country.

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Anson Restaurant

Charleston flavors and elegant decor in the heart of the old City Market. Specializing in delicious seafood caught daily. Intimate dining, private rooms available.


Dixie Supply Cafe & Bakery

Traditional Lowcountry dishes, shrimp & creamy grits, stuffed French toast & specialty pancakes, famous tomato pie! Seen on Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives, and Unique Sweets.


Harbor Breeze

We strive to embrace indigenous lowcountry flavors and specialties! Our fried chicken and macaroni and cheese is second to none! Local fare with lowcountry flare!


Hominy Grill

Nationally acclaimed & locally beloved, this has become a Charleston institution. James Beard award-winning chef offers country specialties served in a cozy & lively setting.


Jasmine Porch

Enjoy fresh native ingredients and traditional Lowcountry favorites such as shrimp & grits, crab cakes and Jasmine's Sunday brunch, all with sweeping views of the Atlantic.


Jestine's Kitchen

SOUTHERN FOOD WITH LOTS OF SOUL! Opened in 1996 to honor Jestine Matthews by the Berlin children as Jestine tended to & helped to raise several generations of their family.


Lowcountry Bistro

Lowcountry Bistro is a casual lunch, dinner and brunch restaurant featuring Southern classics and seasonal dishes. Enjoy outdoor seating on patio over Market Street.


The Glass Onion

Offering a seasonal, local menu that draws inspiration from the rural South, New Orleans & Lowcountry. Beer, cocktails & wine sourced from smaller, sustainable wineries.


The Grill and Island Bar

The Grill and Island Bar is casual Folly Beach dining at its finest. Featuring everything from fresh seafood to Southern specialties plus live music and a spacious patio.


The Lettered Olive

Located in the heart of Wild Dunes Resort, Charleston's Island Resort. The Lettered Olive features oak fired flatbreads and island specialties in a family-friendly atmosphere.


The Macintosh

Cuisine from the American South, utilizing the bounty of Lowcountry farms & waterways for a fine dining experience with a casual vibe. Local beers, seasonal cocktails, & wine.


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