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
The Newest Brunch Spots in Charleston, June 2022
From biscuit towers to ricotta toast
1. The Tattooed Moose
The downtown Tattooed Moose might be gone, but now there’s a larger spot to consume garbage plates and huevo rancheros on Sundays in Park Circle. The newest Tattooed Moose serves the same brunch fans have grown to love over the years.
2. 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.
3. Park & Grove
Wagener Terrace restaurant Park & Grove has all the greatest brunch hits on its menu — huevos rancheros, avocado toast, shakshuka, stuffed French toast, and more.
4. Chasing Sage
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.
5. 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.
6. 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.
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.
King Street destination Maya offers a Mexican-inspired brunch menu on Sundays. There’s huevos rancheros, chilaquiles verdes, a breakfast torta with chorizo, and a masa waffle with fresh berries.
9. Port of Call Food + Brew Hall
Local food hall Port of Call now has vendors offering brunch items. From a Texas breakfast at Palmira Barbecue to a adobo fried chicken and ube waffles at Bok Choy Boy, there’s a little bit of something for everyone.
10. The Longboard
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.