If you've made your way through the essential brunch restaurants in Charleston and still yearn for another mimosa in a different setting, we present this list of the new spots servicing the early crowds. To be on the Brunch Heatmap, these establishments must be less than a year old (with some consideration for those barely over the mark or changes in the kitchen).Read More
9 Newest Brunch Spots in Charleston, September 2022
From home fries to avocado toast
Park Circle seafood restaurant Three Sirens now offers brunch on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Menu selections include a short rib hash, a fried grouper sandwich with pickled Fresno chilis, deviled eggs topped with crab, and a fancy looking avocado toast. Of course there’s plenty of bloody marys and mimosas as well.
Babas on Meeting
It’s all about the biscuit towers at Babas on Meeting. Gather a group and order the tiered creation, which could include lox, slab bacon, raclette, and a plethora of other indulgent items.
Small plates restaurant Chasing Sage gets into the brunch game this weekend. Look for items like pork ramen, rosti with gooey raclette cheese, Japanese souffle pancakes with lemon curd, and yogurt ice cream with stone fruits and banana bread crumbs.
Warehouse | The Lux
In addition to the revamped modern cuisine dinner menu at Warehouse comes a new brunch lineup from chefs Zach Woody and Brandon Andrist. The offerings include porchetta with peas and potatoes, asparagus with s soft poached egg in a chamomile dashi, French toast with pumpkin ice cream, and more.
Little Line Kitchen & Provisions
Restauranteurs Jeff and Wendy Gleim want daytime cafe Little Line to feel like a neighborhood spot for everyone. They offer H&H bagels during the week, but on the weekend, it’s all about the biscuits. Stop in for “Southern in Intention. And undeniably travel-influenced.” fare on Line Street. Little Line is now open on Sundays too.
Owners of neighborhood restaurant Vern’s, Dano and Bethany Heinze, wanted customers to know that brunch is not an afterthought, so they started the weekend service as soon as they opened. Look for vegetable-heavy menu items, omelets, and sandwiches from the mind of a master chef.
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King Street restaurant Indaco now offers a hearty brunch items reflective of the rustic Italian items the establishment is known for. Look for burrata toast with prosciutto, ricotta toast with seasonal jam, and Eggs in Purgatory with spicy tomato sauce.
Holey City Bagels
Can a bagel be considered brunch? It can cure a hangover, so maybe? Holey City Bagels has drawn crowds in Cannonborough/Elliotborough since it unlocked the doors. Grab a bacon, egg, and cheese on a fresh-boiled bagel with a cup of coffee and feel better.
Tropical beach restaurant the Longboard will now offer Saturday and Sunday brunch. Visitors to the Middle Street spot can order oysters, rum cake with whipped ricotta, seafood sausage, brûléed grapefruit, or a breakfast bowl with pork belly and Sea Island red peas.
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Millers All Day - James Island
Fans of brunch fun spot Millers All Day should take notice — you no longer need to fight the downtown crowds for a chance to order the hot honey chicken doughnut, shrimp and grits, or a lobster roll, because there’s a second location on James Island now. Go hard with breakfast shooters — try the tequila-based, French-toast-flavored one.
Get brunch to go from the downtown location of Baguette Magic. Through the miracle of online ordering, an iced coffee, strawberry “Pop-Tart,” and scrambled egg plate can all be yours in a matter of minutes.