When in the South, eat biscuits. Find doughy, pillowy, mountains of flakey dough for breakfast, lunch, or dinner all around the Lowcountry. Charleston restaurants pile biscuits with fried chicken, eggs, gravy, jam, and more. Here’s the top contenders for best biscuit in the city.Read More
7 Essential Biscuits to Butter Up in Charleston
Or just add gravy
1. The Daily
North Central cafe the Daily keeps it simple with Keegan Filion pork sausage, a fried egg, and seasonal jam for its signature biscuit.
2. Harold's Cabin
Visit woodsy cafe Harold’s Cabin on the weekend for a plethora of biscuit choices. Topped with options like jam and butter or tomato, folded egg, and pimento cheese — among other items. Don’t skip a coffee from master barista Brianna Berry.
3. Page's Okra Grill
Casual Southern restaurant Page’s Okra Grill dedicates a section of the menu to its breakfast creations. Sure, there’s gravy-soaked creations, but there’s also a country fried steak option for the extra hungry. And don’t skip the most famous menu item, T.J.’s Hot Mess, which is Southern-fried chicken breast topped with scrambled eggs, pepper jack cheese, diced jalapeños, and smothered in sausage gravy — all on a biscuit.
4. Callie's Hot Little Biscuit
Petite shop Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit gathers lines out the door most mornings. Visitors and locals know to stop in for almost every variation imaginable. From country ham to classic buttermilk to cinnamon, there’s something for every biscuit lover. Try a few, as the doughy treats come at three for $5.
5. Early Bird Diner
Funky West Ashley hangout Early Bird Diner offers delectable dough bombs with almost every breakfast (served all day) plate. If patrons want to make them a main meal, they can add sausage gravy, fried chicken, or a pork cutlet.
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6. Poogan's Porch
Southern staple Poogan’s Porch has perfected the art of biscuit making since 1976. Stop in for a warm plate of buttermilk biscuits and gravy. The restaurant credits prep cook Isaac Vanderhorst for the addition of the doughy delights to the menu.
7. Millers All Day
From ham biscuits with fig jam to fried chicken biscuits to tomato biscuits, Millers All Day can satisfy all dough needs.