3 Best Brunches In Charleston

Featuring over thirty brunches spots to choose from, we’ve narrowed down the list to the three best brunch spots in Downtown Charleston.

Charleston, South Carolina is famous for its brunch scene and we have to admit, it’s worth any effort you have to make on a Sunday to partake in this weekly celebration. Featuring over thirty brunches destinations to choose from, we’ve narrowed down the list to the three best brunch spots in Downtown Charleston.

An insider tip – if you want to avoid the long brunch wait, arrive right before the restaurant doors open for the day. It’s guaranteed any popular brunch destination in Charleston will have a line at the door when they open the doors for business.

Poogan’s Porch

When you’re greeted at your table with a large basket of fresh warm biscuits, you’ll wish every meal began like brunch at Poogan’s Porch. In addition, Poogan’s Porch is one of the best brunch spots in Charleston if you’re searching for the best chicken and waffles in town. A destination not as well known by tourists, Poogan’s Porch is incredibly popular with the locals, so you’ll want to arrive for brunch early. (Sunday Brunch Hours: 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM)

Hominy Grill

Home of the famous “Charleston Nasty Biscuit” – Hominy Grill is one of the city’s most popular brunch destinations. Don’t let the Nasty Biscuit’s name fool you – it’s an amazing southern specialty made with fried chicken breast, cheddar cheese and sausage gravy. However, if you don’t want a long wait for your table, you’ll have to arrive around 8:30 to snag a table. (Sunday Brunch Hours: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM)

The Darling Oyster Bar

If a seafood brunch is what you’re after, don’t miss this Upper King brunch destination. The Darling even sells a creative seafood twist on the classic Bloody Mary. Known as a ‘Captain Bloody Mary’, this impressive cocktail is garnished with a hefty crab claw and hushpuppy to match. In addition, if you’re group is mixed with seafood and land lovers, The Darling offers great traditional brunch options, such as the Fried Chicken Biscuit and Pulled Pork Benedict. (Sunday Brunch Hours: 11:00 AM)