Top Dishes at Charleston Area Restaurants

Question! Do any of the following statements describe you?

-I’m a tourist or new to town and unfamiliar with our local restaurants.

-I’m a local interested in the top selling/ most popular/ most requested dishes at our local restaurants.

-I like to look at food. I. Like . Food..

If yes, you’ve come to the right place! If not, still read along. Your eyes will thank you for this virtual fieldtrip to a little place I call DeliciousTown. I’ve connected with some great people at the featured restaurants who kindly shared their most popular dishes, and now they will be shared with you. Enjoy!

Baker and Brewer

The Pork Trifecta

Photo Credit: Baker and Brewer

Locate: 94 Stuart Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Explore: www.bakerandbrewer.com

Basic Kitchen

Cauliflower Wings

Photo Credit: Kirk Robert

Locate: 82 Wentworth Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Explore: www.basickitchen.com

Bistronomy by Nico

Escargot Rice Dumplings

Photo Credit: Superclear

Locate: 64 Spring Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Explore: www.bistronomybynico.com

Bowens Island

Seafood Platter

Photo Credit: Bowens Island

Locate: 1870 Bowens Island Road
Charleston, SC
Explore: bowensisland.com

Bumpas

The Stag and Boar Burger

Photo Credit: Bumpas Restaurant

-WITH-

Jo’s Disco Fries

Photo Credit: Bumpas

Locate: 5 Cumberland Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Explore: www.bumpas-chs.com

Butcher and Bee

Whipped Feta with Fermented Honey and Black Pepper

Photo Credit: Andrew Cebulka

Locate: 1085 Morrison Drive
Charleston, SC 29403
Explore: butcherandbee.com

Cabana Burgers and Shakes

Juicy Lucy Burger

Photo Credit: Cabana Burger

Locate: 1801 Crowne Commons Way
Johns Island, SC 29455
Explore: cabanaburgers.com

Charleston Crab House

BBQ Shrimp and Grits

Photo Credit: Charleston Crabhouse

*Equally popular dishes include The Carolina Platter and The Crab House Crabpot (not pictured).

Locate: 41 Market Street
Charleston, SC 29401

145 Wappoo Creek Drive
Charleston, SC 29412

Explore: charlestoncrabhouse.com

Coast Bar and Grill

Grilled Spicy Adobo Shrimp

Photo Credit: Coast Bar and Grill

*Equally popular is the fresh fish served over the smoky oak wood grill-
selection changes daily (not pictured).

Locate: 39 John Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Explore: www.holycityhospitality.com/coast-bar-and-grill/menus

Crave Kitchen and Cocktails

Mac and Cheese

Photo Credit: Crave

Locate: 1968 Riviera Drive
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Explore: www.cravekitchenandcocktails.com

Daps

Breakfast Club

Photo Credit: Daps

Locate: 280A Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29403
Explore: dapsbreakfast.com

Early Bird Diner

Chicken and Waffles

Photo Credit: Early Bird Diner

Locate: 1644 Savannah Highway
Charleston, SC 29407
Explore: dapsbreakfast.com

Fat Hen

Mussels

Photo Credit: Fat Hen

Locate: 3140 Maybank Highway
Johns Island, SC 29455
Explore: thefathen.com

FIG

Ricotta Gnocchi Bolognese

Photo Credit: FIG

Locate: 232 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Explore: eatatfig.com

Fleet Landing

Stuffed Hush Puppies

Photo Credit: Andrew Cebulka

Locate: 186 Concord Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Explore: fleetlanding.net

Florence’s Kitchen

Shrimp and Grits

Photo Credit: Florence’s

Locate: 90 Folly Road
Charleston, SC 29412
Explore: www.florenceskitchen.com

Glass Onion

Shrimp Po Boy

Photo Credit: Glass Onion

*Equally popular are the Fried Green Tomatoes with Pimento Cheese

Locate: 1219 Savannah Highway
Charleston, SC 29407
Explore: www.ilovetheglassonion.com

Handcraft Kitchen and Cocktails

Cast Iron Shrimp

Photo Credit: Handcraft Kitchen and Cocktail

Locate: 735 Coleman Boulevard
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Explore: www.handcraftmtp.com

Hometeam BBQ

The Wings

Photo Credit: Hometeam

Locate: 1205 Ashley River Road
Charleston, SC 29407

126 Williman Street
Charleston, SC 29403

2209 Middle Street
Sullivans Island, SC 29482

Explore: hometeambbq.com

Jalisco

Tacos Birria

Photo Credit: Jalisco

Locate: 1271 Folly Road
Charleston, SC 29412
Explore: www.jalisco-chs.com

Kiss Cafe

Hash it Out

Photo Credit: KISS Cafe

Locate: 1802 Crowne Commons Way
Johns Island, SC 29455
Explore: www.kiss-cafe.com

Le Farfalle

Octopus Carpaccio

Photo Credit: Le Farfalle

Locate: 15 Beaufain Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Explore: lefarfallecharleston.com

Maple Street James Island

The Squawking Goat

Photo Credit: Maple Street

Locate: 1739 Maybank Highway
Charleston, SC 29412
Explore: maplestreetbiscuits.com/james-island

Mercantile and Mash

House Smoked Ham Breakfast Sandwich

Photo Credit: Mercantile and Mash

Locate: 701 East Bay Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Explore: www.mercandmash.com

Mex 1 Coastal Cantina

Bangin’ Shrimp Taco with crispy Atlantic Shrimp

Photo Credit: Mex 1

Locate: 817 St. Andrews Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29407

2205 Middle Street
Sullivans Island, SC 29482

1109 Park West Boulevard
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

Explore: mex1coastalcantina.com

Mondos

Eggplant Parmesan

Photo Credit: Mondos

Locate: 915 Folly Road
Charleston, SC 29412
Explore: eatatmondos.com

Ms. Roses Fine Food

Shrimp and Grits

Photo Credit: Ms. Roses

*Equally popular is their Fried Chicken (not pictured).

Locate: 1090 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29407
Explore: msroses.com

NICO

Nico Quenelle

Photo Credit: Victor Garcia

Locate: 201 Coleman Boulevard
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Explore: www.nicoshemcreek.com

Pink Cactus Charleston

The Nachos

Photo Credit: RutaSmithPhoto

Locate: 100 Spring Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Explore: www.pinkcactuschs.com

Poe’s Tavern

The Sleeper

Photo Credit: Poe’s Tavern

Locate: 2210 Middle Street
Sullivans Island, SC 29482
Explore: poestavern.com

Renzo

Cheli Pizza

Photo Credit: RENZO

Locate: 384 Huger Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Explore: www.renzochs.com

Royal Tern

The Scallops

Photo Credit: Royal Tern

Locate: 3005 Maybank Highway
Johns Island, SC 29455
Explore: www.theroyaltern.com

Sorghum and Salt

Smoked Trout with Creamy Buttermilk and Cool Crisp Cucumber

Photo Credit: Ashley Sanders

Locate: 186 Coming Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Explore: www.sorghumandsalt.com

Tavern and Table

Seafood Tower

Photo Credit: Tavern and Table

Locate: 100 Church Street
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Explore: www.tavernandtable.com

*Equally popular dishes include Burnt End Mac n Cheese, Fire
Grilled Oysters and Fig and Proscuitto Flatbread.

The Ordinary

Triple Seafood Tower

Photo Credit: Olivia Rae James

Locate: 544 King Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Explore: eattheordinary.com

Tobins Market

Tobin’s Cheeseburger

Photo Credit:Tobins Market

Locate: 197 Jackson Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Explore: tobins.jacksonstreetcottages.com

Virginia’s on King

Chicken and Waffles with Honey Mustard Maple Syrup

Photo Credit: Virginia’s

*Equally popular dishes include Shrimp and Grits and Fried Chicken

Locate: 412 King Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Explore: www.holycityhospitality.com/virginias-on-king

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Have you tried the restaurants or dishes above?

Let me know in the comments!

Special thanks to all of the great contributers from the featured

restaurants. This blog is dedicated to you!

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I am a wife, mom to 4 – including two 4-legged fur babies- and Realtor serving the Charleston tri-county area. I’m late to the blogging game, but excited about sharing informative posts with my readers! I would love to hear from you. Leave a comment or email me at allison.thompson@carolinaone.com.
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