A Guide to Affordable Restaurants in the Charleston Area

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A Guide to Affordable Restaurants in the Charleston Area

Looking to branch out from your usual restaurants? Check out these delicious and affordable options in the Charleston area!

Best Breakfast

Early Bird Diner- A made-from-scratch diner located in West Ashley. Breakfast is served all day, and one of their famous breakfast staples is chicken and waffles. http://www.earlybirddiner.com/breakfast/

Vintage Coffee & Cafe- Located on Coleman Blvd. in Mt. Pleasant, this cafe serves a diverse breakfast menu from healthy options to cinnamon bun french toast. Breakfast is served 8am-4pm daily. http://vintagecoffeecafe.com/

The Junction Kitchen and Provisions- Located in Park Circle, this is a perfect place to have breakfast with friends before school. Breakfast is served all day Tuesday-Sunday. https://www.thejunctionkitchen.com/menu

Lunch Spots

Persimmon Cafe- Known for their gourmet pressed sandwiches, Persimmon cafe also serves homemade sides, unique drinks, soups and frozen custard. Located on Calhoun Street downtown and in Summerville, this delicious spot is open from 10am-9pm daily. http://persimmoneats.com/menu/

Poe’s Tavern- A perfect place to grab lunch after a day at the beach on Sullivan’s Island. Famous for their burgers, Poe’s provides a laid back environment, but it is likely that you’ll have to wait for a table! http://poestavern.com/sullivans-island/menu/

Caviar and Bananas- As a delicious gourmet market, Caviar and Bananas offers an extensive menu ranging from sandwiches, a salad bar, and fresh made deli sides. Located downtown on George Street, lunch is served daily. http://www.caviarandbananas.com/location/george-street/


CO- For a more adventurous option, Co serves up delicious Vietnamese dishes. Dinner is served daily until 10pm on week nights and 11pm on weekends and is located on King Street. https://www.eatatco.com/menu?loc=charleston

Monza- As a perfect date night restaurant, Monza’s Italian menu includes some important staples such as pizzas and pasta dishes. Dinner is served daily, but keep in mind that they do not take reservations!  http://monzapizza.com/menu.html

Five Loaves- Having three locations- Downtown Charleston, Mt. Pleasant, and Summerville, Five Loaves has daily specials and a menu that changes seasonally in order to keep the dishes as fresh as possible!  http://www.fiveloavescafe.com/#menu





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