Category: Restaurants in Charleston SC (Page 1 of 2)

there are some fantastic burgers here, the hallmark of one of the best casual restaurants in charleston sc

15 of the Most Delicious Casual Restaurants in Charleston, SC

there are some fantastic burgers here, the hallmark of one of the best casual restaurants in charleston scReviewing restaurants get old: all mentions of hamburgers gets old, regardless of how many restaurants serve it. I prefer writing about tourist attractions and the other best things to do in Charleston, SC. But I do love to eat, and feel that I’m a fairly decent restaurant critique, just like everyone else in the world it seems. But that’s neither here nor there. I’m not sure how long this review of casual restaurants in Charleston, SC, is going to take, but hopefully it won’t feel like pulling teeth.

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10 of the Best Rooftop Restaurants in Charleston, SC, by View

wine served at a rooftop restaurant in charleston scCharleston is full of so many great restaurants to suit any palate. Amongst all the different cuisines and foods available, it’s also home to a unique dining experience; rooftop restaurants.

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24 of the Best Things to Do in Charleston, SC, with Kids

visiting Sullivan's Island beach is one of the best things to do in Charleston, SC, with kidsCan I be totally honest with you?

There is no more effective birth control in the world than traveling with kids (except babysitting).

Family-friendly vacations often don’t seem too friendly to all family members.

It’s a familiar story and it usually goes like this:

  • Rigid schedules
  • Finding places to eat with chicken nuggets
  • Fears of them having a melt-down in public

We’ve all been there:

This list came to be from dragging families with young children around Charleston, in fact.

But good news:

Traveling to Charleston can be pretty breezy with tykes in tow. Lucky for you there are plenty of fun things to do in Charleston, SC, with kids. Here’s a list of this writer’s favorite fun things for kids to do in Charleston, South Carolina, spoken from experience.

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coffee maker at one of the best charleston coffee shops

11 of the Most Fantastic Charleston Coffee Shops

 

coffee ready to be served at one of the best charleston coffee shopsThe first time I drank coffee, I felt like I could wrestle a pig–literally.
I experienced my first jolt of energy, concentration, and vigor while working at a farm in upstate New York. I had to be dissuaded from wrestling one of the pigs on the farm. Ever since then, I’ve been hooked. For this particular addiction, I moved to the right place. As is the case with any major hipster city, there are more than a few excellent Charleston coffee shops to be found.

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15 of the Best Seafood Restaurants in Downtown Charleston, SC

raw oysters being served at one of the best seafood restaurants in downtown charleston scThere’s a lot Charleston is known for, but all its fame stems from being a historic port city.
 
And Charleston matches a long list of other global port cities for a lot of similar characteristics:
  1. Barcelona
  2. New Orleans
  3. Marseilles
But one thing that unifies these and many more is featuring damn good, local seafood.
 
Experiencing Charleston requires at least one meal of fresh seafood from Lowcountry waters. And the best seafood restaurants in downtown Charleston, SC, are here to oblige.
 

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the best Sunday brunch in Charleston, SC, usually includes either heavy, Southern comfort food, or lighter fare

Where to Enjoy a Fantastic Sunday Brunch In Charleston, SC?

the best Sunday brunch in Charleston, SC, usually includes either heavy, Southern comfort food, or lighter fare

The South is famous for its breakfast food.
Any place that could create amazing concoctions like chicken and waffles must know what they’re doing.
Brunch in Charleston, South Carolina, is certainly no different. There are so many places opening and closing that locals and tourists alike can often enjoy breakfast at new places.
Before visiting all the historical attractions within Charleston, a decent brunch in Charleston, SC, is almost required. Read on to find out where to enjoy the best breakfast in town.

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fine dining restaurants in charleston sc

10 of the Best Fine Dining Restaurants in Downtown Charleston, SC

fine dining restaurants in charleston sc

There’s a reason Charleston was recently voted Best City  in the world in 2016.
 
Among those reasons, Holy City cuisine is so renowned visitors may consider worshipping the local masters of the culinary arts.
 
The best fine dining restaurants in downtown Charleston, SC, offer meals that punch way above the belt for such a small city. As demonstrated by a recent visit by Anthony Bourdain, Charleston, South Carolina, is on the map for its food culture.
 

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morris island lighthouse off of folly beach, one of the best beaches near charleston sc

21 of the Most Romantic Things to Do in Charleston, SC

morris island lighthouse off of folly beach, one of the best beaches near charleston sc

Charleston, South Carolina, is a historic city full of charm and beauty. 

It was voted the most romantic city in America by Travel and Leisure. 

Charleston is a bustling hub of romantic attractions, brimming with fun and exciting activities. There are so many different romantic things to do in Charleston, SC, for your next visit.

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exploring the charleston city market is one of the top things to do in charleston sc

Charleston City Market: the Best Parts You Need to Know

exploring the charleston city market is one of the top things to do in charleston sc

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The Charleston City Market can be pretty overwhelming: it’s the biggest tourist trap in Charleston, possibly all of South Carolina! But it is one of the most famous and best things to do in Charleston, SC, so missing it is not an option. Read on to get what you need to know before you get here, and be able to pick the top restaurants, things to do, and places to stay at the City Market and avoid wasting your time.

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woman eating the best pizza in charleston sc

Where to Find the Best Pizza in Charleston, SC: 4 Choices

shot of a pie of the best pizza in charleston scHaving lived in the New York area for an extensive part of my life, I know a thing or two about pizza. It can either be fantastic, or it can be something more akin to the mass-produced junk you see on TV. Or it can be served $1 per slice in New York City. But as far as finding the best pizza in Charleston, SC, the list is actually fairly short.

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