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Cannonborough

Tucked in the middle of Charleston’s west side sits Cannonborough, a historic district that’s equally laid-back and abuzz with activity. Known for its easy-going residents, trendy shops and off-the-beaten-path restaurants, Cannonborough is a great neighborhood to stay in for those looking to rub elbows with locals while still taking in the best Charleston has to offer. While first settled in 1785, Cannonborough has experienced major revitalization over the past few decades leading to an area that’s dotted with both awe-inspiring historic homes and exciting modern builds, longstanding neighborhood corner stores and hip coffee shops.

Though mostly residential, the borough is flanked on one side by Charleston’s medical district and upper King Street on the other ensuring ever-present energy on the streets. Visitors and locals alike flock to this much-loved area to sample some of the many creative culinary establishments, enjoy the many community gardens and marvel at one of the most architecturally diverse areas in Charleston proper.

From Downtown

Head toward Ann St
Turn right onto Ann St
Turn left onto Meeting St
Turn left onto Spring St

Explore Cannonborough

The Tiny Tassel

The Tiny Tassel’s core value of joy is incorporated into all of our handmade jewelry, clothing, and accessories, and designed with those special, everyday moments in mind.

The Paper Canopy

The Paper Canopy is a stationery and paper shop with curated art supplies. We offer unique gifts, cards, and stationary, as well as beginner craft classes.

Historic Charleston Rentals - St Philip Square Luxury Rentals

St Philip Square luxury Rentals. We can accommodate from 2 - 72 people in our various 2 - 5 bedroom luxury apartments. All on St. Philip Street, backing up to King Street.

SkinLab Charleston

Visit SkinCeuticals SkinLab™ by Mt. Pleasant Dermatology, your go-to destination for brighter, healthier-looking skin in under an hour.

493 King Luxury Hotel Suites

The Luxury Boutique Suites located on upper King Street is perfect for business professionals, wedding parties & visitors. Only steps from the best restaurants in Charleston!

86 Cannon Historic Inn

A boutique inn nestled in the heart of Charleston. An adults only historic property offering luxurious accommodations, curated concierge service, and top-tier amenities.

Amanda Lindroth

An island inspired collection of raffia and rattan housewares, totes and furniture created by the interior designer, Amanda Lindroth.

Babas on Cannon

Inspired by cafés & bars of Europe. Welcoming folks in the morning for espresso & house-made pastries, at lunch for sandwiches & salads, & in the evening for cocktails & wine.

Blue Bicycle Books

The favorite locally-owned bookstore. Over 50,000 used, rare, local & new books. We focus on connecting writers with readers with writing programs, events & book signings.

Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit - Upper King Eatery

Callie's grab & go eatery serves a variety of piping hot, award winning biscuits, pimento cheese sandwiches, and locally inspired breakfast, lunch, and late night treats.

Comfort Inn Downtown Charleston

The 100% smoke free Comfort Inn Downtown Charleston is only blocks away from Charleston's famous historic district, MUSC, The Citadel, College of Charleston and VA Hospital.

Drybar Charleston

Based on the simple concept of focusing on one thing and being the best at it. Treat yourself to a blowout, one of our add-on services and a chick flick all at the same time!

Felix Cocktails et Cuisine

Experience Paris in one of upper King Street's newest favorites. Félix offers a beautiful atmosphere to enjoy creative cocktails and delightful small plates.

Free Fly Apparel

Free Fly Apparel creates versatility & sustainability through performance clothing made from bamboo, sun protective, and ultra-comfortable fabrics. Comfort On, Adventure Out.

Graft

Graft is a wine shop and wine bar in uptown Charleston, SC. Created by two long-time friends, it is a celebration of good wine, community, great times and the best music.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Charleston Historic District

You’ll always feel at home in our upscale residential style all-suite hotel. Whether you’re here for a day, a week, or longer, we’ve got you covered with breakfast daily.

Indaco

Located on Charleston’s Upper King Street, Indaco serves rustic Italian cuisine, including wood-fired pizzas and hand-crafted pastas, plus a well-rounded beverage program.

Leon's Oyster Shop

A fried chicken & oyster joint on Upper King. A well loved neighborhood restaurant, with lighter updates on classic Southern fare, cheap beer and expensive champagne.

Limited Hotel

In the heart of the historic district lies a vibrant space for guests to live in the moment. Modern amenities, great food, playful cocktails, free Wi-Fi & a heated pool await.

Little Jack's Tavern

A friendly neighborhood joint with classic cocktails and smart updates to classic tavern fare. Think burgers, fresh fish, generous salads and nightly steak offerings.

Maya

Maya is a Mexican eatery with a coastal-inspired outdoor patio. The menu includes a variety of regional, authentic dishes plus cocktails focused on fresh, seasonal flavors.

Melfi's

Clubby, classic Italian restaurant in downtown with fresh pasta, salads, larger plates, and Roman-ish thin crust pizza. Intimate for 2 or a proper adults evening on the town.

Mitchell Hill

A contemporary gallery & interior design firm, featuring original artworks by 30+ artists as well as high-end furniture & accessories. Located on upper King Street.

O-Ku

O-Ku celebrates authentic Asian cuisine, focusing on unique ingredients & presentations, including signature nigiri, Omakase experience & well rounded sake and beverage list.

Old Whaling Company

Handcrafted, sea-inspired bar soaps, bath bombs, body butter, scrubs, perfumes + candles. Coastal gifts + cards. Three locations: City Market Great Hall | 43 Broad | 409 King

Park & Grove

A restaurant that celebrates Charleston's beautiful Hampton Park with a seasonal menu offering dishes such as house-made pastas, gourmet hot dogs & a local catch of the day.

Pink Cactus Charleston

Join us for lunch or dinner to try our authentic Oaxacan cuisine on our laid-back outdoor patio. Don't miss our tamales, tacos, enchiladas, tortas, quesadillas & margaritas!

Prohibition

A nod to the speakeasies of the 1920's, Prohibition combines amazing Southern-inspired cuisine, award winning drinks and a unique atmosphere...all without a secret knock.

Rodney Scott's BBQ

Rodney Scott's BBQ serves true South Carolina whole-hog barbecue alongside Southern favorites in a lively, upbeat atmosphere in Charleston.

Rutledge Cab Co.

Rutledge Cab Co-voted “Best American Restaurant” 2 years running and “Best Burger” by several media outlets. Guests love our all day/night menu including breakfast anytime.

Tarpon Cellars

Helmed by veteran winemaker Jeremy Carter, who lives in Charleston, this Napa Valley food-friendly wine can be found at many favorite Holy City restaurants as well as online.

The Alley

Just off King Street, The Alley features 8 bowling lanes, classic menu, retro arcade games and 160" projection screens, perfect for watching your favorite team on game day.

The Cocktail Club

Tucked away on Charleston’s bustling upper King Street, The Cocktail Club is a stylish speakeasy-style bar with rooftop terrace, dedicated to the art of the craft cocktail.

The Grocery

An ingredient inspired menu rooted in Southern and Mediterranean flavors. Small bites to family style portions. A warm setting boasts an open kitchen and wood-burning oven.

The Ordinary

A James Beard nominated convivial seafood hall and oyster bar, helmed by award-winning Chef Mike Lata. Lata supports local and regional fisherman, farmers and producers.

The Pass

Unapologetically interesting sandwiches, & heavy doses of Italian hospitality. Try the "Such a Nice Italian Boy". Call ahead for take out and catering needs!

Uptown Social

Iconic and lively location that includes a rooftop bar with classic design and festive atmosphere. Overflowing menu of drink specials, happy hours, pizza and more.

Vern's

Vern’s is an intimate and inviting neighborhood bistro serving up modern American cuisine and thoughtful beverage pairings by husband-and-wife duo Dano and Bethany Heinze.

Vintage Lounge

A wine bar offering a curated selection of charcuterie, cheese & small plates. In addition to our award-winning interiors, we feature live music & a beautiful patio.

Warby Parker

Warby Parker has everything you need for happier eyes, at prices that leave money in your pocket.

Wine & Company

Whether you are looking to enjoy a glass of champagne and a bite, buy a special bottle for a friend or restock your cellar-Wine & Co is the perfect stop to meet your needs.

Cannonborough

Dining In Cannonborough

Cannonborough is home to some of downtown’s most frequented dining destinations. With everything from breakfast cafés to speakeasy-style bars, oyster joints to Asian-inspired eateries, there’s an exciting culinary scene to be explored in this small yet spirited district. In less than one square mile, diners can enjoy a meal in a historic Charleston single house, a gas-station-turned restaurant or on a rooftop—all within a half-mile radius.

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