You cannot end your weekend in Charleston without Sunday Brunch. It’s the perfect meal that includes mimosas, eggs benedict, and some quality time with the ones you love. Whether it’s just you and your fiancé or the entire family, Charleston has the perfect place that everyone can enjoy. Grab a mimosa and learn more about five popular brunch spots in this historical city.
When I think of historic Charleston, this restaurant immediately comes to mind. It has been open since 1996 and is located under a red house on Rutledge Avenue. They are known for serving southern dishes that taste just like Grandma’s cooking. They only serve brunch on the weekends however, that doesn’t stop loyal customers and tourists from enjoying their food. Some of their popular dishes are shrimp & grits, the Charleston Nasty biscuit, and she crab soup. They also sell merchandise such as t-shirts, mugs, and even a cookbook if you want to take the southern cuisine. Hominy Grill was awarded 4.4/5 stars on Google reviews for their historic atmosphere and southern cuisine. To learn more visit http://hominygrill.com/.
Hall’s Chophouse Gospel Brunch
Hall’s Chophouse is commonly known for their steak dinner and shareable sides, but what some people might not know is that they serve an amazing Sunday brunch. The Hall family has been in the hospitality industry for over 40 years and value the importance of hospitality and comfort. Guests are greeted by one of the owner’s sons as well as a gospel choir performing in the front right corner of the restaurant. Their brunch menu includes popular steaks from their dinner menu as well as a twist on some southern classics. Some of their menu items include crab cake eggs benedict, lavender French toast, and Southern baked sweet potato pancakes. Hall’s Chophouse has received many achievements over the years including the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Award. Hall’s Chophouse was awarded 4.7/5 stars on Google Reviews. To learn more and make your reservation visit https://hallschophouse.com/.
Looking for a casual and friendly atmosphere for breakfast? Toast is the perfect place for you! For over 10 years, Toast has spread their joy across three South Carolina locations including Charleston, Summerville, and West Ashley. They were voted best breakfast by the New York Times. Some of their popular dishes include Stuffed French Toast, specialty omelets, and Eggs Benedict. Toast was awarded 4.5/5 stars by Trip Advisor for their valued customer service and southern hospitality. To learn more visit http://www.toastofcharleston.com/.
Queen Street Grocery
This hidden gem is the perfect place for a quick bite. Open since 1922, Queen Street Grocery has transformed from an apothecary to an old-fashioned grocery and café. They are known for using fresh, local ingredients to create some of their well-liked items such as savory and sweet crepes, smoothies, and sandwiches. Queen Street Grocery was awarded 4.5/5 stars by Trip Advisor for their food and eclectic location. To learn more visit http://queenstreetgrocerycafe.com/.
Poogan’s Porch has been open since 1976 and is one of the oldest restaurants in Charleston. It is a restored Victorian house that was built in 1888, which provides a historic yet elegant atmosphere for its guests. Martha Stewart Living, Wine Spectator, and The Travel Channel have recognized Poogan’s Porch for their charming location and Low country cuisine. Similar to Hominy Grill, Poogan’s only serves their brunch on the weekends. Their customer favorites include biscuits & gravy, fried chicken & waffles, and pulled pork benedict. Poogan’s Porch was awarded 4.5/5 stars on Trip Advisor for their locations unique history and excellent food. To learn more visit https://www.poogansporch.com/.