Charleston, SC, Guide and Information

Discovery Charleston SC.

About Charleston

Charleston’s long history as a center of trade and culture continues today with its vibrant blend of American, European, and African cultures, from the Spoleto Festival USA, to its plethora of resident theatre troupes. Visitors can experience historical buildings and reenactments as well as modern attractions, from beaches and golf courses to nightlife. Rated #1 City by Conde Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards four years in a row!

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Enjoy Caribbean influenced food, great drinks and casual outdoor dining.

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  • (843) 737-5959
  • 211 Rutledge Ave at Cannon 29401, Charleston, SC
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The Ice Cream Sandwich With A Layer of Pie Filling!

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  • (843) 764-9611
  • 223 Meeting Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Custom Bead Jewelry, bracelets and charms in elegant Charleston Place Hotel.

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Charleston House of Jerky is a jerky shop that offers the best selection of jerky from 18 types of meat that come in several addicting flavors

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  • (843) 805-4179
  • 168 Church Street Charleston 29401, Charleston, SC
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Experience the Tastes of Charleston! Culinary Tours of Charleston‘s mission is to promote South Carolina local artisan growers and producers, and to…

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  • 843-722-8687
  • 18 Anson Street, Charleston, SC
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"Inspiring Eggs to Excellence"  

It is the mission of Another Broken Egg of America, Inc. to be the world's best breakfast, brunch and lunch cafe…

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  • 843-471-0353
  • 99 South Market Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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The Skinny Dip is a collective concept store housing a well-­curated mix of men’s, women’s and lifestyle brands, with a focus on introducing fresh and…

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  • (843) 872-5610
  • 345 King Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Welcome to The Trunk Show!! Where you will find couture clothing & fabulous shoes! We have incredible jewelry, designer handbags, party dresses, also…

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  • (843) 722-0442
  • 281 Meeting Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Fashion is like a cocktail, mix it up!

Julep is a locally owned boutique on lower King St. in historic downtown Charleston. We specialize in…

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  • 843-724-9144
  • 154 King Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Share good times, great snacks and nostalgic gifts at the legendary Moon Pie general store.  Enjoy the original marshmallow sandwich.

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  • 843-724-3525
  • 48 N. Market Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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America's only Tea Garden. The home of American Classic Tea--the only tea grown in America. Located in pcituresque Wadmalaw Island. Tour, movie and…

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  • (843) 559-0383
  • 6617 Maybank Highway 29487, Charleston, SC
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At Café Framboise, you can get, healthy Breakfast, Lunch, French Patisserie and Baked Goods. Everything is made from scratch, no preservatives, no

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  • 843-414-7241
  • 159 Market Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Charleston's oldest craft cooperative features the work of lowcountry and statewide artists and artisans continuing the traditions of expert…

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  • (843) 723-2938
  • 161 Church Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Indigo is dedicated to selling work by local Charleston Artists as well as featuring other unique accessories and gifts!

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  • 843-723-2983
  • #4 Vendue Range 29401, Charleston, SC
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The Charleston Carriage Works team has been showing Charleston’s guests this beloved city for decades, and MyCharlestonCarriage.com is proud to be the…

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  • 843-779-1279
  • 20 Anson Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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A comfortable store and cafe featuring a large selection of wines from around the world, and Mediterranean-inspired cuisine. Live music and wine…

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Timeless elegance in jewelry and gifts for over 3 generations!

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  • (843) 723-3594
  • 308 King Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Masters of our craft, we aim to share our illuminating experiences of candle-making through scent, touch, and sight.

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  • (843) 371-1434
  • 71 Wentworth Street Charleston SC, Charleston, SC
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Unique needlepoint shop with wide assortment of designer creations.  Located on Historic Broad Street

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Adventure Sightseeing offers various daily tours in and around Charleston, including  The Original "See it All' with the best of Charleston. Fully…

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  • (843) 762-0088
  • 375 Meeting Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Beautiful, colorful Women's and Children's clothing and bedding made in India.

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The Spice and Tea Exchange is your culinary headquarters for salts, sugars, teas, peppers, custom blends, spices and herbs.

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  • 843-965-8300
  • 170 Church Street Charleston SC, Charleston, SC
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Most complete collection anywhere of used, rare and new Charleston books.

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  • (843) 722-2666
  • 420 King Street 29403, Charleston, SC
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The RSVP Shoppe features the most elegant stationery, invitations and gifts.

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  • (843) 577-9740
  • 141 Broad Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Family owned and operated, come to Leyla for the finest Lebanese cuisine and friendliest service.Leyla also offers off-premise catering for events…

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  • 843-501-7500
  • 298 King Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Sneaker is a destination experience that provides the community with a curated collection of coveted styles that sneaker aficionados and…

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  • 843-202-0620
  • 237 King Street Charleston, Charleston, SC
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Wonder Works is a store like no other! Visit our 4 local Charleston, SC stores to find toys for all ages of imagination! www.WonderWorkstoys.com

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Carolina Antique Maps & Prints offers rare antiquarian prints. Whether you are just browsing or looking to start or expand your collection, stepping…

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  • (843) 722-4773
  • 91 Church Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Spartina 449, an Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Company, is a Hilton Head Island based women’s handbag and accessory company. Designed locally, our…

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  • 843-681-8860
  • 300 King Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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This wonderful shop redefines honey with items of premier beeswax body care, bee gifts, and pure delicious honey.

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An authentic Caribbean Rum Bar anchored in downtown Charleston, SC

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  • (843) 277-2764
  • 251 East Bay Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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The South's first cat cafe! Boozy beverages, tasty pastries, and adoptable felines. Reservations are highly recommended.

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  • 843-212-5500
  • 283 Meeting Street Charleston SC, Charleston, SC
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Located in the heart of Downtown Charleston, South Carolina since 1975 in the Historic City Market. Visit our 300 square feet of unique Fine Jewelry…

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View Charleston leisurely in hand crafted carriages drawn by award wining Percheron Draft Horses. Classic Carriage uses experienced drivers who make…

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  • (843) 853-3747
  • 10 Guignard Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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We strive to guide you through a shopping experience that peaks interest in emerging brands, trend discovery and inspiration.

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  • 843-974-5712
  • 32 Vendue Range Charleston SC, Charleston, SC
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We have 48 taps of what we consider the finest craft beer, including local, rare and seasonal. Plus an extensive collection of large format bottles…

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  • 843-577-9699
  • 2 Cumberland Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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M. Dumas & Sons is the premier men's clothier in the heart of Historic Downtown Charleston.

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  • (843) 723-8603
  • 294 King Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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With dozens of olive oils and balsamic vinegars from around the world, hand-blended in Charleston, there's something to please everyone. Lowcountry…

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  • 843-297-0462
  • 272 A Meeting Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Two girls with a passion to make people happy and to make a positive impact in our local community as well as our global community. Come see!!

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  • (843) 654-9650
  • 218 King Street Charleston SC, Charleston, SC
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New Charleston, SC location now open!!...In 2005, Cornerstone Minerals opened its doors in Asheville, NC after participating in conferences and trade…

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  • 843-297-4217
  • 539 King Street Charleston, Charleston, SC
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Want to see some dolphins? Want to witness some historic sites from the water or see some of Charleston’s beautiful attractions? Catch the Charleston…

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MOSA is the ideal shopping experience for fashionable women and the men who love them. Featuring favorite upscale European and American brands.

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  • 843-212-5853
  • 420 1/2 King Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Welcome to Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. Founded in 1676 by the Drayton family, Magnolia Plantation has survived the centuries and witnessed the…

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  • 843-571-1266
  • 3550 Ashley River Road 29414, Charleston, SC
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The store was founded by an Italian family who moved permanently to Charleston after a trip for tourism.

The Trip made them fall in love with the…

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  • 843-203-4259
  • 50 Queen Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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We are downtown Charleston's premier fine wine and spirits store.   With over 3,000 square feet of hard to find liquors,  wines and local fare.  Our…

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  • 843-277-2534
  • 334 East Bay Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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RedFin Charters was created around the love for fishing, living, and exploring. Life is too short not to appreciate what the world has to offer in…

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  • 843-277-5255
  • 145 Lockwood Drive Charleston 29403, Charleston, SC
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Specializing in clothing from your favorite mail order catalogs. This unique shop offers great looking casual clothing for men, women, and kids at…

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  • (843) 722-7768
  • 326 King Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Pink Dot Beauty Bar endeavors to provide the very best in beauty. The store specializes in highly sought-after cosmetics, fragrances and skincare and…

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  • 843-637-4111
  • 227 Meeting Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Historic King Street is Charleston at her best. Shoes on King, opened September 2012, offers the very best of ladies shoes and handbags by a variety…

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  • 843-718-2190
  • 335 King Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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This hidden sushi gem on East Bay Street is open for lunch and dinner and also offers spicy noodle entrees and terryaki.

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  • (843) 720-8568
  • 334 East Bay St. 29401, Charleston, SC
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The Eclectic is a vinyl emporium and café in Charleston's Cannonborough/Elliotborough neighborhood. Serving coffee, beer, wine and artisan food.

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  • (843) 202-0666
  • 132 Spring Street 29403, Charleston, SC
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Great Sandwiches, Soups, and Salads, and a gourmet Hot Dog Menu.  Beautiful patio dining available in the back.

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  • 843-853-8081
  • 40 Broad Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Bulldog Tours, Charleston’s premier walking tour company, offers exclusive access to many of Charleston’s most infamous and haunted sites. Bulldog…

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  • 843-722-8687
  • 18 Anson Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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The Ups Store is located in historic downtown Charleston. We specialize in white glove treatment for all of your shipping needs. Fine Art, Antiques…

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  • 843-723-1220
  • 164 Market 29401, Charleston, SC
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Climb aboard the Carolina Belle to enjoy the beauty of the Charleston Harbor and learn the rich history of the Holy City. During the scenic and…

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  • 888-224-5037
  • 10 Wharfside Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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As the sun falls in Charleston and the streets get dark another world emerges. Come join Charleston's premier ghost tour company.  Ghosts of the South…

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  • 843-343-9255
  • 84 North Market Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Texture Design Co. is a Charleston, SC based stationery shop. Established by Emily Kirby, the company's mission is to provide high-quality designs…

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Christophe Artisan Chocolatier-Pâtissier creates luxury chocolates and chocolate sculptures for all occasions. Our delectable collection of…

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  • 843-297-8674
  • 90 Society Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Chow Down Charleston Food Tours provide the unique opportunity to explore the rich history and culture of Charleston, South Carolina, all while…

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  • 866-736-6343
  • 40 Broad Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Largest collection of beads in Charleston for making your own jewelry.

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  • 843-723-5648
  • 87 Cannon Street, Charleston, SC
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Located in the heart of historic downtown Charleston, the CFM is open each Saturday, April 9 - November 26, 8AM - 2PM + additional Sunday markets with…

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King Street—Charleston’s main artery of restaurants, bars, and boutiques—is home to our first scoop shop in South Carolina. Located in the heart of…

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  • 843-212-5113
  • 501 King Street Charleston, Charleston, SC
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Woof Gang Bakery is a leader in the pet franchise industry providing the very best in pet care. Each Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming location is a…

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  • 843-952-7400
  • 341 King Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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As Charleston’s oldest Bicycle Shoppe, we take a certain pride in our work. The Bicycle Shoppe is family owned and has been providing Charleston in…

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  • 843-722-8168
  • 280 Meeting Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Founded by Dani Anne and built on a foundation of love for all animals, Southern Paws is a Specialty Pet Boutique located in the heart of downtown…

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An authentic English style pub with good service, excellent food and great beer selection. Near Waterfront Park in downtown Charleston.

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  • (843) 723-1700
  • 18 Vendue Range 29401, Charleston, SC
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Make history with family and friends! Paint This Town is a creative sip and painting class experience in the heart of downtown Charleston.

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Ladles Soups restaurants are owner operated and locally grown in Charleston, which is what makes them great. Everyone at Ladles prides themselves by…

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  • 843-579-2855
  • 68 Cannon Street 29403, Charleston, SC
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Hysterical gifts, the perfect card, fabulous clothing and accessories, local Charleston products and more- all at Lulus!

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  • 843-405-1221
  • 409 King Street 29403, Charleston, SC
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Palmetto Carriage Works is the oldest carriage tour company in Charleston and has developed the greatest carriage experience in the city! A must on…

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  • 843-723-8145
  • 8 Guignard Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Seriously delicious food

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  • (843) 414-7320
  • 162 Spring 29403, Charleston, SC
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Our gourmet market and cafe is designed to indulge and gratify the five senses with all things gourmet. Bring an appetite. Bring a friend. Bon…

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Situated on Charleston’s storied East Bay Street, Pawpaw offers a modern, Southern-inspired menu helmed by Chef Jared Rogers. Rogers’ menu will focus…

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  • 843-297-4443
  • 209 East Bay Street Charleston SC, Charleston, SC
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Mellow Mushroom is proud to serve Charleston with delicious pizza, hoagies, calzones and salads. Providing quality food since 1974, we use fresh…

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  • 843-723-7374
  • 309 King Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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We are high steppin’ Lowcountry livin’ at it's finest- a mix of the best local ingredients, an inspired beverage program, and Southern hospitality.

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  • 843-724-3815
  • 199 East Bay Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Great little nail salon in close proximity to King St. shopping.  Enjoy great manicures and pedicures and a relaxing glass of wine to create a perfect…

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  • 843-573-7330
  • 39 George Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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The basic necessities of a healthy diet including fresh: fruit, fish, rice, and vegetables, sourced sustainably, and locally and organically when…

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  • (843) 212-5414
  • 315 King Street, Charleston, SC
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Downtown Charleston's new casual dessert and coffee cafe. Over thirty delicious unique gourmet cookies and premium locally-roasted coffee and…

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  • 843-727-2020
  • 370 King Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Coffee shop and restaurant. Coffee beans and barista training provided by Cup - Fine Coffee & Roasters. Uses locally sourced and high quality…

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  • (843) 297-8685
  • 41A George St. 29401, Charleston, SC
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Nourish body, mind and spirit with spa services. Offering massage, facials, manicures and pedicures in a serene downtown setting.

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  • 843-722-4737
  • 245 East Bay Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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We offer you genuine value in oil paints, brushes, sculpture materials, drafting supplies, acrylics, gouache, watercolors, pastels & pencils. In…

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  • 843-579-0077
  • 143 Calhoun Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Our hand-tossed pizza is made fresh using family recipes and the freshest ingredients. We rely on our patrons' feedback in order to provide the food…

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  • (843) 853-6337
  • 229 St. Phillips St. 29401, Charleston, SC
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The Amen Street Fish & Raw Bar opened in 2009, reviving the former “Amen” name of Cumberland Street and restoring this historic corner. The new…

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  • 843-853-8600
  • 205 East Bay Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Started in 2007 by a Charleston native, Las Olas has become Charleston's premier destination for all bathing suits, boardshorts and watches, as well…

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Republic offers a premium, innovative lounge and nightlife setting for every day enjoyment or any special occasion. Located in the heart of…

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  • 843-724-7400
  • 462 King Street 29403, Charleston, SC
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Unique clothing and toys for children for all occasions.

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  • (843) 720-8647
  • 310 King Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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V2V is a lifestyle store, carrying products that nurture elegant simplicity. Every day we receive shipments of new clothes and products keeping the…

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  • (843) 723-5155
  • 295 King Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Charleston’s Best Eco-Friendly Clothing Boutique.

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  • (843) 573-7256
  • 51 George St. Unit B 29401, Charleston, SC
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Gourmet Hot Sauces, Salsas, Barbecues, Wing Sauces, and too many more to mention.

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  • 843-834-2191
  • 84 North Market Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Stars Grill Room and Rooftop is located on Upper King Street, Charleston’s new downtown dining and entertainment district. It is housed in a restored…

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  • 843-577-0100
  • 495 King Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Welcome, and thanks for visiting our scoop shop, the oasis of ice cream euphoria! Enjoy the latest scoop on all the yummy treats and fun events we're…

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  • (843) 853-3888
  • 96 N. Market Street 29401, Charleston, SC
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Downtown Charleston's new casual dessert and coffee cafe. Over thirty delicious unique gourmet cookies and premium locally-roasted coffee and…

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  • (843) 727-2020
  • 213 Meeting Street Cahrleston SC, Charleston, SC
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