33 Must-Try Desserts in Charleston

33 Must-Try Desserts in Charleston

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Charleston is noted for its renowned cuisine, thanks not only to mainstays like She Crab soup and shrimp and grits, but to the impeccable desserts that find their way to restaurant tables, ending the diner’s experience on a sweet note. These decadent treats are Charleston staples, and bucket list must-adds for locals and travelers alike. Scroll on for our sweet round-up of the destination’s best treats and begin planning your foodie escape to #ExploreCharleston!

1. Eclair to Share, AZUR


2. Blu’s Cheesecake, BLU


3. Red Velvet Cheesecake, Bourbon N’ Bubbles

Bourbon N’ Bubbles

4. Cannolli Cake, Carmella’s Cafe & Dessert Bar

Carmella’s Cafe & Dessert Bar

5. Crab Key Lime Pie, Charleston Crab House & Shem Creek Crab House

Charleston Crab House & Shem Creek Crab House

6. Cosmic Brownie, Church & Union

Church & Union

7. Peanut Butter & Banana Gateaux, Circa 1886

Circa 1886

8. Peach & Apricot Bombe, Gabrielle


9. Key Lime Pie, Hank’s Seafood

Hank’s Seafood

10. Doughnuts, Hero Doughnuts


11. Sweet Corn Basque Cheesecake, Honeysuckle Rose

Honeysuckle Rose

12. Key Lime Pie, Hyman’s

Hyman’s Seafood

13. Banan Puddin’, Islander 71

Islander 71

14. Bourbon Pecan Pie, Kaminsky’s


15. Gimme S’more Cake, Kiawah Island Golf Resort

Kiawah Island Golf Resort

16. ​​Camellias Cake, La Pâtisserie

La Pâtisserie

17. Southern Pecan Pie, Magnolia’s


18. Pan con Chocolate, Malagon


19. Churros Of The Day, MESU


20. Banana Pudding Cheesecake, Ms. Rose’s

Ms. Rose’s

21. Key Lime Pie, Oyster House

Oyster House

22. Prickly Pear Key Lime Pie, Pink Cactus

Pink Cactus

23. Southern Banana Pudding, Poogan’s Porch

Poogan’s Porch

24. Warm Doughnuts With Key Lime Glaze & Graham Cracker Sugar, Prohibition


25. Key Lime Pie, Revival


26. Butterscotch Cream Tart, Southbound


27. Some More Cake, Tempest


28. Pistachio Rose Morning Bun, The Daily

The Daily

29. S’mores, The Darling Oyster Bar

The Darling Oyster Bar

30. House-Made Mango Sorbet, The Matador

The Matador

31. Hazelnut Carrot Cake, The Royal Tern

The Royal Tern

32. Cookie Skillet, Uptown Social

Uptown Social

33. Ultimate Coconut Cake, Peninsula Grill

Peninsula Grill

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