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13 Outstanding Egg Sandwiches in Charleston

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Oats and coffee are fine and all, but sometimes you need a super substantial breakfast — perhaps you were out drinking yesterday or skipped dinner the night before, that's when the only answer is the almighty egg sandwich.

Here's just a sampling of selections to try around the Lowcountry. All of these choices are offered during the week, so you won't have to wait for brunch to indulge.

Presented in geographical order.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Baguette Magic

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792 Folly Rd
Charleston, SC 29412
Stop by French-style bakery Baguette Magic for the Recovery Baguette. It's two large eggs, bacon, ham, cheddar, lettuce, and tomato. If you're not in need of recovery, perhaps try the blue cheese, bacon, and arugula version.

2. Caviar & Bananas

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51 George St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-7757
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All day eatery Caviar & Bananas does a brisk breakfast business, and can get you out quick with a foil-wrapped custom egg sandwich, which could include an egg white and apple sausage version if you're eating light.

3. Collective Coffee Co.

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766 S Shelmore Blvd
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Hungry commuters in Mount Pleasant should grab a Taylor ham, egg, and cheese sandwich from Collective Coffee. The breakfast item will keep you full far past lunchtime. Other eggy choices include bacon, sausage, or ham on a biscuit, toast, or bagel.

4. Marina Variety Store Restaurant

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17 Lockwood Dr
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 723-6325
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For just $3.50, Marina Variety Store will serve you a "Famous Breakfast Sandwich" with egg and cheese while you stare at the harbor. It's $5.59 if you're looking for a bacon addition.

5. Mixson Market

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4338 McCarthy Street
North Charleston, SC 29405
(843) 766-2467
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This quaint market features a spicy version of the beloved breakfast sandwich. The menu item is constructed with two fried eggs on toasted ciabatta with Barber's cheddar, arugula and Sriracha mayonnaise (or a balsalmic reduction). It's sure to awaken you and your taste buds.

6. Queen Street Grocery

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133 Queen St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 723-4121
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It's your choice at corner store Queen Street Grocery. Choose your bread (croissant, bagel, toast) meats, eggs, and cheese. The turkey on croissant with bacon and goat cheese is a favorite.

7. The Park Cafe

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730 Rutledge Ave
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 410-1070
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The Park Cafe's fried egg sandwich has a loyal following of breakfast enthusiasts. The avocado, egg, cheddar, and bacon stack makes more appearances on Instagram feeds than Kim Kardashian. And, why not, the natural lighting in the restaurant is perfect for food photos.

8. Mercantile And Mash

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701 E Bay St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 793-2636
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Line up at Mercantile and Mash if you're in need of an egg sandwich with fried boudin or shaved ham. These hearty morning offerings may require a napkin and a nap afterwards.

9. Johnny's Hot Dogs

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883 Ben Sawyer Blvd
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 849-5485
Believe it or not, one of the most filling and affordable egg sandwiches in Mount Pleasant comes from a hot dog stand. Stop by Johnny's off of Ben Sawyer Boulevard for a sausage egg, and cheese or a Taylor ham, egg, and cheese for under $5.00

10. Café Framboise

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159 Market St
Charleston, SC 29401
Café Framboise is French (obviously) so the kitchen soufflés the eggs for its sandwiches. This results in a fluffy canvas for bacon, béchamel, or spinach, depending on which egg sandwich you choose. Bread selections also come in baguette, brioche, croissant and egg bread.

11. North Central Delicatessen

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396 Huger St
Charleston, SC 29403
Huger Street newcomer North Central Delicatessen serves some of the most "authentic" bagel sandwiches around — "authentic" if you reminisce fondly of New York bodega sandwiches. In the mornings, order a double Taylor pork roll with American cheese and scrambled egg, and be the envy of your officemates.

12. Brown's Court Bakery

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199 Saint Philip St
Charleston, SC 29403
Brown's Court Bakery may be known for its sweets, but do not overlook the breakfast sandwiches. All varieties of egg, cheese, bacon, ham, or chorizo are warm and ready to go as soon as the store opens, so you don't have to wait for the heavy stacks of morning goodness. These sandwiches will keep you full all day.

13. Scram Food Truck

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1291 Folly Rd
Charleston, SC 29412
Former FIG pastry chef Melanie Durant set up shop in a food truck to bring James Island freshly baked crullers, cinnamon buns, egg sandwiches, and more. The mobile kitchen sets up on Thursdays through Sundays and routinely sells out within hours. Don't miss the ham and runny egg sandwich with gruyere and piña jam.

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1. Baguette Magic

792 Folly Rd, Charleston, SC 29412
Stop by French-style bakery Baguette Magic for the Recovery Baguette. It's two large eggs, bacon, ham, cheddar, lettuce, and tomato. If you're not in need of recovery, perhaps try the blue cheese, bacon, and arugula version.
792 Folly Rd
Charleston, SC 29412

2. Caviar & Bananas

51 George St, Charleston, SC 29401
All day eatery Caviar & Bananas does a brisk breakfast business, and can get you out quick with a foil-wrapped custom egg sandwich, which could include an egg white and apple sausage version if you're eating light.
51 George St
Charleston, SC 29401

3. Collective Coffee Co.

766 S Shelmore Blvd, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Hungry commuters in Mount Pleasant should grab a Taylor ham, egg, and cheese sandwich from Collective Coffee. The breakfast item will keep you full far past lunchtime. Other eggy choices include bacon, sausage, or ham on a biscuit, toast, or bagel.
766 S Shelmore Blvd
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

4. Marina Variety Store Restaurant

17 Lockwood Dr, Charleston, SC 29401
For just $3.50, Marina Variety Store will serve you a "Famous Breakfast Sandwich" with egg and cheese while you stare at the harbor. It's $5.59 if you're looking for a bacon addition.
17 Lockwood Dr
Charleston, SC 29401

5. Mixson Market

4338 McCarthy Street, North Charleston, SC 29405
This quaint market features a spicy version of the beloved breakfast sandwich. The menu item is constructed with two fried eggs on toasted ciabatta with Barber's cheddar, arugula and Sriracha mayonnaise (or a balsalmic reduction). It's sure to awaken you and your taste buds.
4338 McCarthy Street
North Charleston, SC 29405

6. Queen Street Grocery

133 Queen St, Charleston, SC 29401
It's your choice at corner store Queen Street Grocery. Choose your bread (croissant, bagel, toast) meats, eggs, and cheese. The turkey on croissant with bacon and goat cheese is a favorite.
133 Queen St
Charleston, SC 29401

7. The Park Cafe

730 Rutledge Ave, Charleston, SC 29403
The Park Cafe's fried egg sandwich has a loyal following of breakfast enthusiasts. The avocado, egg, cheddar, and bacon stack makes more appearances on Instagram feeds than Kim Kardashian. And, why not, the natural lighting in the restaurant is perfect for food photos.
730 Rutledge Ave
Charleston, SC 29403

8. Mercantile And Mash

701 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29403
Line up at Mercantile and Mash if you're in need of an egg sandwich with fried boudin or shaved ham. These hearty morning offerings may require a napkin and a nap afterwards.
701 E Bay St
Charleston, SC 29403

9. Johnny's Hot Dogs

883 Ben Sawyer Blvd, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Believe it or not, one of the most filling and affordable egg sandwiches in Mount Pleasant comes from a hot dog stand. Stop by Johnny's off of Ben Sawyer Boulevard for a sausage egg, and cheese or a Taylor ham, egg, and cheese for under $5.00
883 Ben Sawyer Blvd
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

10. Café Framboise

159 Market St, Charleston, SC 29401
Café Framboise is French (obviously) so the kitchen soufflés the eggs for its sandwiches. This results in a fluffy canvas for bacon, béchamel, or spinach, depending on which egg sandwich you choose. Bread selections also come in baguette, brioche, croissant and egg bread.
159 Market St
Charleston, SC 29401

11. North Central Delicatessen

396 Huger St, Charleston, SC 29403
Huger Street newcomer North Central Delicatessen serves some of the most "authentic" bagel sandwiches around — "authentic" if you reminisce fondly of New York bodega sandwiches. In the mornings, order a double Taylor pork roll with American cheese and scrambled egg, and be the envy of your officemates.
396 Huger St
Charleston, SC 29403

12. Brown's Court Bakery

199 Saint Philip St, Charleston, SC 29403
Brown's Court Bakery may be known for its sweets, but do not overlook the breakfast sandwiches. All varieties of egg, cheese, bacon, ham, or chorizo are warm and ready to go as soon as the store opens, so you don't have to wait for the heavy stacks of morning goodness. These sandwiches will keep you full all day.
199 Saint Philip St
Charleston, SC 29403

13. Scram Food Truck

1291 Folly Rd, Charleston, SC 29412
Former FIG pastry chef Melanie Durant set up shop in a food truck to bring James Island freshly baked crullers, cinnamon buns, egg sandwiches, and more. The mobile kitchen sets up on Thursdays through Sundays and routinely sells out within hours. Don't miss the ham and runny egg sandwich with gruyere and piña jam.
1291 Folly Rd
Charleston, SC 29412

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