It’s no secret that the Holy City’s culinary scene has risen to world renown over the years. From Southern soul food dishes to innovative international cuisine, foodies flock to this city for unparalleled dining experiences. One of the best times of the year to visit is during restaurant week in Charleston, SC. Dozens of establishments on and around the peninsula participate in offering pre-fixe menus at affordable prices.
Read on to learn more about this week-long affair. Then, be sure to check out our Destination Guide for more great suggestions to include in your itinerary.
All About Charleston, SC, Restaurant Week
Affordable Prices for World-Renowned Cuisine
Charleston chefs are recognized throughout the country and across the world for their unique takes on traditional cuisine and their inventive menus. Maybe you’re craving succulent seafood. Perhaps you’d prefer authentic Italian or award-winning barbecue. Either way, there’s no doubt you’ll find the perfect place to eat during Restaurant Week. Enjoy multi-course meals, platters, and tastings off of pre-fixe menus that allow visitors and locals alike to experience delicious food at affordable prices.
While you will find many participating restaurants downtown, you can also venture off the peninsula for more options. Enjoy waterfront views at restaurants on Shem Creek in Mt. Pleasant. Check out some beachy spots on Folly. You can also find establishments with Restaurant Week deals on or in Johns Island, Kiawah Island, North Charleston, James Island, West Ashley, and Summerville. Wherever you end up for brunch, lunch, or dinner, you’re in for a treat! You can browse all of the participating menus on the Lowcountry Hospitality Association’s website!
Charleston as a Culinary Hot Spot
Culinary enthusiasts across the globe recognize names such as Sean Brock, Mike Lata, Forrest Parker, Jason Stanhope, and Robert Stehling. These chefs, rightfully, take center stage in terms of mastering their craft and gaining fame over the years. In addition to these chefs and their James Beard Award-winning restaurants, you will also find an array of up-and-coming establishments at which you can dine. Whether it’s a small food truck, vegan lunch spot, Lebanese eatery, the Holy City never falls short in terms of food options.
For more detailed information on the Charleston food scene, consult some of the following resources:
- The Foodie’s Guide to Charleston Part I
- The Foodie’s Guide to Charleston Part 2
- The Best Rooftop Bars in Charleston
- The Best Food Trucks in Charleston
- Brunch Spots in Charleston
Where to Stay
Whether you’re visiting for Charleston, SC’s, restaurant week or otherwise, make the most of your vacation when you stay at Hotel Bella Grace. The convenient location of our boutique hotel allows guests to be within proximity of all the best restaurants and attractions downtown. Additionally, our sophisticated guest rooms and suites allow for rest and respite between various adventures and exploring the city. To top it off, our quality amenities add an unparalleled touch of luxury to an otherwise casual, yet elegant, hotel experience. What are you waiting for?
Start planning your Charleston getaway today!