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8 Can't-Miss Food Deals in the Holy City

For Cheap Eats Week, writer Brian Wilder shares his favorite ways to eat inexpensively in Charleston.

The exterior of dive bar Recovery Room
Home of cheap PBR and wings.
Eater Charleston

$3 Short Rib Tacos During Happy Hour at Graze Charleston

From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday, nosh on a budget without sacrificing flavor at either the Mount Pleasant or Summerville locations.

The Entire $4 Happy Hour Menu at Edmund’s Oast

Smoked Fish Mousse, watermelon compressed in artisanal soda and smoked pastrami wings are just a few of the creations the Oast’s kitchen makes everyday from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

$2.25 Grilled Steak and Pastor Tacos at Torres Superette

Proof positive a perfectly good taco doesn’t have to come with fussy ingredients or cost you and arm and leg.

$0.50 Wings During Happy Hour at The Recovery Room

Only available dine-in, there’s no more polarizing feeling than crushing 18 wings, during daylight hours, for just under seven bucks.

$5 Classic Burritos, every Thursday, at The Taco Spot

Get all the goodness and ingredients you’d find in a Moe’s "Homewrecker", minus the hoards of college students and area employees.

$6 Whole Fried Chicken Wings at Dave’s Carryout

Four, golden brown pieces of fried chicken wings seemingly the size of your head? Done. It’s also recommended you add steak fries for 50 cents more.

$5 Cheeseburger at A.C’s Bar and Grill

There’s nothing more classic than the cheeseburger, when it comes to staple bar fare. A.C’s version comes with American cheese, lettuce, tomato and red onion, as the good Lord intended.

Three Biscuits for $5 at Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit

Don’t acquiesce to that sad, floppy biscuit from a chain restaurant. For $5, you can get three of any biscuit offered on the menu. Two buttermilks and a blackberry, please?

Edmund's Oast

1081 Morrison Drive, , SC 29403 (843) 727-1145 Visit Website

Graze Summerville

115 E 5th North St, Summerville, SC 29483 (843) 804-9512