Top 11 Waffles in Charleston

Top 11 Waffles in Charleston

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From fried chicken to duck to bananas and meringue, Charleston’s mouth-watering waffles are accompanied with a wide variety of innovative toppings! Scroll on to discover the top spots to enjoy one of our favorite brunch dishes.

1. Carmella’s Cafe & Dessert Bar

Satisfy your sweet tooth with Carmella’s Caramel Chunk Waffles with salted caramel gelato, topped with pecan pralines and caramel sauce.


2. Grace & Grit

Grace & Grit’s Belgian Waffle is served with fried chicken, drizzled with hot honey and served with butter pecan syrup. Race you there!

Grace & Grit

3. Poogan’s Porch

You’ll be dreaming about the Chicken & Waffles at Poogan’s Porch from the very second you take your first bite! Their homemade waffles are topped with a perfectly fried chicken breast and sorghum butter.

Poogan’s Porch

4. S.N.O.B.

Gluten-free foodies, rejoice! Slightly North of Broad’s Benne Seed Waffles are made with gluten free rice flour, and guests have the option to choose gluten free chicken as well.

Slightly North of Broad

5. The Alley

The Alley’s Chicken & Waffle Slider is a fan favorite. Choose Original or Spicy Fried Chicken to sandwich between your Belgian Waffle, which is served with Vermont Maple Syrup for dipping.

The Alley


Name a better combination than homemade Buttermilk Waffles, crispy Southern Fried Chicken and TOAST!’s house blueberry syrup. We’ll wait.


7. Palmetto Cafe

Decisions, decisions! Top the waffles at Palmetto Cafe with chocolate chips, pecans, walnuts or blueberries and you’re in for a real treat.

Palmetto Cafe

8. Miller’s All Day

Bananas, sorghum, caramel, meringue. Need we say more? You’ll never regret opting for the waffles at Miller’s All Day.

Millers All Day

9. Eli’s Table

If you prefer savory to sweet, Eli’s Table is your go-to spot for a waffle fix. Their Sweet Potato Waffles are topped with duck breast and a melted bacon glaze, and served alongside fried Brussels sprouts.

Eli’s Table

10. The Swamp Fox

Head to The Swamp Fox, tucked inside the historic Francis Marion Hotel, to enjoy delicious Belgian Waffles served with maple syrup and butter.

The Swamp Fox

11. Galpao Gaucho

At Galpao Gaucho, guests have the option to custom make their perfect waffle with a variety of toppings, including fresh fruits, jams, chocolate from the chocolate fountain and whiskey syrup!

Galpao Gaucho


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