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7 Essential Biscuits to Butter Up in Charleston

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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.

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1. The Daily

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652 King St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 619-0151
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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

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247 Congress St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 793-4440
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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

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302 Coleman Blvd
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 881-3333
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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.

T.J.’s Hot Mess at Page’s
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4. Callie's Hot Little Biscuit

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476 1/2 King St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 737-5159
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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

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1644 Savannah Hwy
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 277-2353
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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

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72 Queen St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-2337
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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.

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7. Millers All Day

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120 King St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 501-7342
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From ham biscuits with fig jam to fried chicken biscuits to tomato biscuits, Millers All Day can satisfy all dough needs.

1. The Daily

652 King St, Charleston, SC 29403

North Central cafe the Daily keeps it simple with Keegan Filion pork sausage, a fried egg, and seasonal jam for its signature biscuit.

652 King St
Charleston, SC 29403

2. Harold's Cabin

247 Congress St, Charleston, SC 29403

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.

247 Congress St
Charleston, SC 29403

3. Page's Okra Grill

302 Coleman Blvd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
T.J.’s Hot Mess at Page’s
Amber D./Yelp

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.

302 Coleman Blvd
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

4. Callie's Hot Little Biscuit

476 1/2 King St, Charleston, SC 29403

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.

476 1/2 King St
Charleston, SC 29403

5. Early Bird Diner

1644 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407
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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.

1644 Savannah Hwy
Charleston, SC 29407

6. Poogan's Porch

72 Queen St, Charleston, SC 29401
Poogan’s Porch/Facebook

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.

72 Queen St
Charleston, SC 29401

7. Millers All Day

120 King St, Charleston, SC 29401

From ham biscuits with fig jam to fried chicken biscuits to tomato biscuits, Millers All Day can satisfy all dough needs.

120 King St
Charleston, SC 29401

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