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The Newest Brunch Spots in Charleston, January 2022

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Fruit and yogurt bowl at the Longboard.
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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).

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Malika Pakistani Chai Canteen

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1333 Theater Dr
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

Malika Pakistani Chai Canteen offers a halwa puri brunch on Sundays. Halwa puri is a traditional Pakistani meal with lahori cholay, halwa, puri, and a choice of aloo tikki or beef shami.

Lahori cholay, halwa, and puri.
Halwa puri at Malika.

2. Bull & Finch A Gastro Pub

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1710 Shoremeade Rd #450
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 416-8031
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Mount Pleasant gastropub Bull & Finch now offers brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. Look for breakfast sliders, chicken and waffles, grit bowls, and fancy French toast. Mimosas are encouraged.

3. Park & Grove

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730 Rutledge Ave
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 410-1070
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Wagener Terrace restaurant Park & Grove has all the greatest brunch hits on its menu — huevos rancheros, avocado toast, shakshuka, stuffed French toast, and more.

Green wall and plants in a dining room with wooden tables.
Dining room at Park & Grove.
Mike Ledford

4. Berkeley's

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624 1/2 Rutledge Ave
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 501-7779
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Ok, so Berkeley’s doesn’t have a dedicated brunch menu, but the lunch menu of patty melts and chicken Parmesan can cure any lingering hangovers on a Sunday. The restaurant has also been known to “put an egg on it” during the weekend, meaning it offers more breakfast-y specials.

Leather high chairs around a navy bar.
Bar and dining room at Berkeley’s.
Mike Ledford

5. Little Line Kitchen & Provisions

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176 Line St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 640-3057
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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 Saturdays, it’s biscuit day. Stop in for “Southern in Intention. And undeniably travel-influenced.” fare on Line Street. Little Line is closed on Sundays though.

chairs at a counter.
Bar/counter at Little Line.
Mike Ledford

6. Maya

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479 King St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 789-4299
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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.

White tiled bar with rattan seating.
Outdoor bar at Maya.
Mike Ledford

7. Port of Call Food + Brew Hall

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99 S Market St Suite 5
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 473-4832
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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.

Vendor stalls at Port of Call. Mike Ledford

8. Ruby Sunshine

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171 E Bay St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 253-8188
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Brunch chain Ruby Sunshine recently moved into the former Blossom space on East bay Street. The menu is massive with multiple choices of omelets, Benedicts, and pancakes. The original Ruby location is in New Orleans, so the offerings also include items like Bayou shrimp Benedict, cochon biscuits, and bananans foster pain perdu.

9. The Longboard

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2213-B, Middle St
Sullivan's Island, SC 29482
(843) 868-8161
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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.

Blue surfboard over a bar.
Bar at the Longboard.
Mike Ledford

10. Dills & Camp

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1234 Camp Rd
Charleston, SC 29412
(843) 762-6268

Smoky Oak Taproom is now breakfast/brunch/lunch spot Dills & Camp Sundries. With eggs Benedict choices and stacks of pancakes, it’s like Sunday morning brunch every day.

1. Malika Pakistani Chai Canteen

1333 Theater Dr, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
Lahori cholay, halwa, and puri.
Halwa puri at Malika.

Malika Pakistani Chai Canteen offers a halwa puri brunch on Sundays. Halwa puri is a traditional Pakistani meal with lahori cholay, halwa, puri, and a choice of aloo tikki or beef shami.

1333 Theater Dr
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

2. Bull & Finch A Gastro Pub

1710 Shoremeade Rd #450, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

Mount Pleasant gastropub Bull & Finch now offers brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. Look for breakfast sliders, chicken and waffles, grit bowls, and fancy French toast. Mimosas are encouraged.

1710 Shoremeade Rd #450
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

3. Park & Grove

730 Rutledge Ave, Charleston, SC 29403
Green wall and plants in a dining room with wooden tables.
Dining room at Park & Grove.
Mike Ledford

Wagener Terrace restaurant Park & Grove has all the greatest brunch hits on its menu — huevos rancheros, avocado toast, shakshuka, stuffed French toast, and more.

730 Rutledge Ave
Charleston, SC 29403

4. Berkeley's

624 1/2 Rutledge Ave, Charleston, SC 29403
Leather high chairs around a navy bar.
Bar and dining room at Berkeley’s.
Mike Ledford

Ok, so Berkeley’s doesn’t have a dedicated brunch menu, but the lunch menu of patty melts and chicken Parmesan can cure any lingering hangovers on a Sunday. The restaurant has also been known to “put an egg on it” during the weekend, meaning it offers more breakfast-y specials.

624 1/2 Rutledge Ave
Charleston, SC 29403

5. Little Line Kitchen & Provisions

176 Line St, Charleston, SC 29403
chairs at a counter.
Bar/counter at Little Line.
Mike Ledford

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 Saturdays, it’s biscuit day. Stop in for “Southern in Intention. And undeniably travel-influenced.” fare on Line Street. Little Line is closed on Sundays though.

176 Line St
Charleston, SC 29403

6. Maya

479 King St, Charleston, SC 29403
White tiled bar with rattan seating.
Outdoor bar at Maya.
Mike Ledford

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.

479 King St
Charleston, SC 29403

7. Port of Call Food + Brew Hall

99 S Market St Suite 5, Charleston, SC 29401
Vendor stalls at Port of Call. Mike Ledford

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.

99 S Market St Suite 5
Charleston, SC 29401

8. Ruby Sunshine

171 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401

Brunch chain Ruby Sunshine recently moved into the former Blossom space on East bay Street. The menu is massive with multiple choices of omelets, Benedicts, and pancakes. The original Ruby location is in New Orleans, so the offerings also include items like Bayou shrimp Benedict, cochon biscuits, and bananans foster pain perdu.

171 E Bay St
Charleston, SC 29401

9. The Longboard

2213-B, Middle St, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482
Blue surfboard over a bar.
Bar at the Longboard.
Mike Ledford

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.

2213-B, Middle St
Sullivan's Island, SC 29482

10. Dills & Camp

1234 Camp Rd, Charleston, SC 29412

Smoky Oak Taproom is now breakfast/brunch/lunch spot Dills & Camp Sundries. With eggs Benedict choices and stacks of pancakes, it’s like Sunday morning brunch every day.

1234 Camp Rd
Charleston, SC 29412

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