Where to Get a Bite of the Best Brunch in Charleston, SC

Brunch in Charleston is a favorite weekend outing among friends.  So we surveyed over 40 South Carolina Lowcountry residents to com up with our. best brunch in Charleston, S.C. Read on to discover the ultimate brunch guide!

Afterward, if you are hungry for more, then continue your culinary adventure on Charleston’s beloved sea islands, Kiawah Island and Seabrook Island. Request a copy of our free Sea Island Vacation Guide for recommendations on restaurants, guided tours, and everything you need to plan the ultimate beach getaway.

5 of the Best Places for Brunch in Charleston, S.C.

1. Butcher and Bee

Butcher and Bee is a must for farm-to-table brunch and breakfast in Charleston, S.C.! Menus change daily to take advantage of the finest locally sourced ingredients, and freshly baked donuts and pastries are always available! For a sweet treat on Sunday brunch, we recommend their housemade juice, the Morning Glory, made from orange juice, lavender syrup, ginger beer, and pineapple juice. Diners may also bring their own champagne for bottomless brunch mimosas!

2. Kiss Cafe

Kiss Cafe is Johns Island’s newest brunch spot is located on Maybank in the new Crowne Commons Shopping Center.  Delicious made to order dishes prepared in an open kitchen.  Indoor and outdoor seating available.  Locally sourced ingredients come together in inspired dishes such as the Sloppy Kiss Grit Bowl and Green Chili Ranchero.  Try a sake bloody mary for a twist!

3. Prohibition

Prohibition is famous for some of the best craft cocktails in Charleston, and their Sunday brunch experience deserves equal recognition! Every Sunday, you can enjoy live bluegrass music, classic drinks like bloody Marys and bellinis, and a savory menu. The eggs Benedict with home fries is one of their most popular dishes. Complete your meal with a refreshing mimosa!

4. 39 Rue De Jean

39 Rue De Jean is a refined French cafe and bar, offering classic Brasserie cuisine. Begin your meal with a refreshing mimosa and an order of duck fat fries to share amongst your table. And, for the ultimate Sunday brunch experience, indulge with the duck confit hash made with demi-glace, peppers, onions, potatoes, two fried eggs, and Bèarnaise.

5. Henrietta’s at The Dewberry

At Henrietta’s, French fare meets Southern influence. The result is a one-of-kind dining experience you won’t find anywhere else in Charleston. Sweet and savory brunch dishes are both available. While you can’t go wrong with anything on this menu, the banana bread French toast is a must! Pair with a cappuccino to balance the sweetness and sip into pure bliss.


Beach and Brunch on The Holy City’s Sea Islands

After a taste of the best brunch spots in Charleston, S.C., head home to an oceanfront home for a sun-soaked, lazy beach day. On Kiawah Island and Seabrook Island, you’ll find some of the Lowcountry’s most beautiful and pristine beaches, only 40 minutes from downtown.

Our islands also enjoy the privacy of a gated community, making them perfect for beachgoers and nature lovers who want to avoid the summer crowds and experience all that Charleston has to offer.  If you are ready to live at the beach or purchase a beach getaway place, sign up for our real estate listing alerts.