The Charleston Dining Guide

Award-winning chefs and inventive cuisine abound in Charleston, South Carolina. In this dining guide, you’ll find a wide range of sure-to-be favorites, from southern comfort food to the freshest seafood around. Enjoy, and don’t forget to tell them The Scout Guide sent you!


The Honey Hive (563 King Street). Amazing ambiance, signature desserts and unique cocktails are a staple of this late night eatery. Definitely stop by this one if you’re looking for insta-worthy pics. Instagram

167 Raw (193 King Street). We love this New England-style oyster bar in the heart of Charleston. The food and atmosphere are phenomenal and well worth a visit. Instagram

Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit (188 Meeting Street & 476 ½ King Street). Get in line for this Charleston classic. Callie’s has an array of flavored biscuits and sandwiches. We recommend the “pick three”! Instagram

The Darling Oyster Bar (513 King Street). When you’re in search of Charleston’s famous shrimp and grits, this adorable spot is the place to go. Order like a local and ask for an egg on top. Instagram

Halls Chophouse (434 King Street). This is the place you want to visit for a special occasion. You’ll be rewarded with the best steak and sides you’ve ever had. Make reservations now. Instagram

Husk (76 Queen Street). Another great classic southern spot that’s perfect for lunch. We recommend sitting on the second floor by the open double doors. The breeze is divine. Instagram

Millers All Day (120 King Street). Consistently great breakfast food in an eccentric, unique atmosphere. Instagram


Harken Cafe (62 Queen Street). Known for its ambiance and decor, this coffee shop also delivers solid breakfast and lunch fare. Don’t leave without taking an obligatory tile floor pic. Instagram

Republic (462 King Street). If you’re looking for a night on the town, this is your place. Dance and party with the who’s who of Charleston, as recently featured on the Bravo show “Southern Hospitality.” Instagram

The Citrus Club (334 Meeting Street). Located atop the prestigious Dewberry Hotel, The Citrus Club has the views, the look and the stiff drinks. A great date spot or for a night out with friends. Instagram

Businesses in bold indicate they are The Scout Guide Charleston members.

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