Charleston, SC, Guide and Information

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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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Dog & Horse Fine Art & Portraiture represent artists nationally and internationally recognized as leading talent in both canine and equine art. 

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  • 843-577-5500
  • 102 Church Street Charleston SC 29401
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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
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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
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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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  • 843-607-2310
  • 159 Church Street Charleston
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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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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
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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
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Unique needlepoint shop with wide assortment of designer creations.  Located on Historic Broad Street

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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
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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
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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
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The Larder is a charming, locally-owned restaurant and market in the Cannonborough-Elliotborough neighborhood of Downtown Charleston.  Featuring…

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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
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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
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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
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We're an independent, small batch distillery making handcrafted spirits for people who care about how things are made. Using only hand-selected…

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  • 843-718-1446
  • 501 King Street 29403
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Bull Street Gourmet & Market offers a full breakfast menu, tasty deli sandwiches, artisan salads and a variety of soups. The gourmet grocery features…

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  • 843-722-6464
  • 120 King Street 29401
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Charleston’s Best Eco-Friendly Clothing Boutique.

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  • (843) 573-7256
  • 51 George St. Unit B 29401
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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
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IN THE KITCHEN with Chef Bob WaggonerJoin Chef Bob in his downtown charleston showcase kitchen, where you will cook and laugh alongside him to…

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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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This wonderful shop redefines honey with items of premier beeswax body care, bee gifts, and pure delicious honey.

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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
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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 29401
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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 Suite E, Charleston, SC 29401
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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The Gibbes Museum of Art is home to the foremost collection of American art that incorporates the story of Charleston. The Museum connects the city…

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  • 843-722-2706
  • 135 Meeting Street 29401
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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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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
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A celebration of craft beer & handcrafted, traditionally made food.


Visit us on Facebook the see what's changing every day!

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  • 843-577-9699
  • 2 Cumberland Street 29401
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Check out our tours at http://www.charlestonharbortours.com

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  • 888-224-5037
  • 10 Wharfside Street 29401
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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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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
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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
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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
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Unique clothing and toys for children for all occasions.

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  • (843) 720-8647
  • 310 King Street 29401
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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
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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
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Beautiful, colorful Women's and Children's clothing and bedding made in India.

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We are high steppin’ Lowcountry livin’, a mix of tasty, local ingredients, an inspired wine & cocktail program and Southern hospitality.

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  • 843-724-3815
  • 199 East Bay Street 29401
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Custom Bead Jewelry, bracelets and charms in elegant Charleston Place Hotel.

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  • (843) 727-8285
  • The shops at Charleston Place Hotel
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Founded in 1773 and commonly regarded as “America’s First Museum,” The Charleston Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, accredited by the…

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Small quaint shop in center of Downtown. Tremendous selection of fine jewelry, well known designers and outstanding personal service.

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  • 843-577-7029
  • 145 Market at King Street 29401
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A vegan friendly restaurant with an eclectic menu based on fresh, all natural ingredients. Uses all local products.

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  • (843) 277-0990
  • 429 King Street 29401
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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
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We're all about fantabulous fun!  Our mission is to delight our customers with not only a broad selection of high quality toys and unique gifts but…

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  • 843-577-1377
  • 525 King Street 29403
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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
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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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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
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Largest collection of beads in Charleston for making your own jewelry.

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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
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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
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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
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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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  • 888-317-3187
  • 375 Meeting Street 29401
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The highlight of a trip to Charleston! The Aquarium showcases aquatic life from five major regions of the Southeast Appalachian Watershed.

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  • 800-722-6455
  • 100 Aquarium Wharf 29401
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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
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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
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French restaurant in Charleston SC, breakfast, lunch, savory and sweet French crêpes, omelets, salad, pastries, veggie, gluten free

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  • 843-822-3313
  • 39 George Street 29401
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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
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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
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Serving Downtown Charleston, Kiawah Island, Isle of Palms, Sullivans Island, Daniel Island and Mount Pleasant, we are sure to be there. The Bicycle…

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  • 843-722-8168
  • 280 Meeting Street 29401
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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
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Classic and gourmet sandwiches, soups and salads.

Children's Menu

Outdoor Dining

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  • 843-853-8081
  • 40 Broad Street 29401
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Our 21st-century steakhouse appeals to both locals and visitors. We have partnered with humane ranches and local farms to offer more selections, small…

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  • 843-737-8700
  • 14 North Market Street 29401
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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
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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
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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
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We are a local, family-owned import store, in business in the Charleston area for more than 10 years. We have two locations, one centrally located…

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  • 843-647-0951
  • 87 Hasell Street 29401
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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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Located in the heart of the antique and art district of Charleston, we bring a combined total of more than thirty years of gallery experience to this…

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  • (843) 722-2172
  • 171 King Street 29401
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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
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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
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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
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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…

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