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Guidebook for North Charleston

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Guidebook for North Charleston

Food Scene
30 second walk from the house. Delicious and healthy breakfast food and coffee all day
6
locals recommend
Mixson Market
4338 McCarthy Street
6
locals recommend
30 second walk from the house. Delicious and healthy breakfast food and coffee all day
Amazing BBQ thats been featured on the Food Network and other channels. If the crowds are too big, go next door to Lewis BBQ which is also amazing
41
locals recommend
Home Team BBQ
126 Williman St
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locals recommend
Amazing BBQ thats been featured on the Food Network and other channels. If the crowds are too big, go next door to Lewis BBQ which is also amazing
Hip outpost offering a rotating menu of inventive, seasonal cuisine made with local ingredients.
57
locals recommend
Butcher & Bee
1085 Morrison Dr
57
locals recommend
Hip outpost offering a rotating menu of inventive, seasonal cuisine made with local ingredients.
Delicious pour over coffee in the center of Park Circle
34
locals recommend
Orange Spot Coffee
1011 East Montague Avenue
34
locals recommend
Delicious pour over coffee in the center of Park Circle
Best coffee on earth. This shop which has been featured in the NYT is locally owned and roasted in their James Island facility. They have 2 locations, but this location is near King St and the historic district.
37
locals recommend
Second State Coffee
70.5 Beaufain Street
37
locals recommend
Best coffee on earth. This shop which has been featured in the NYT is locally owned and roasted in their James Island facility. They have 2 locations, but this location is near King St and the historic district.
Partially owned by local celebrity Bill Murray, this place is a joy! The restaurant is keen on using local products and will feature a small menu with 6-8 items for breakfast and 10-12 items for lunch and dinner, along with 2-4 daily specials. The rooftop area of the building will house a restaurant garden with herbs and veggies to be used in the kitchen below.
27
locals recommend
Harold's Cabin
247 Congress St
27
locals recommend
Partially owned by local celebrity Bill Murray, this place is a joy! The restaurant is keen on using local products and will feature a small menu with 6-8 items for breakfast and 10-12 items for lunch and dinner, along with 2-4 daily specials. The rooftop area of the building will house a restaurant garden with herbs and veggies to be used in the kitchen below.
If you are in the mood for fish, this is a great option. This is more a tourist spot, but does have great food. Its one of the only waterfront restaurants in downtown Charleston. Just make sure to call ahead for a reservation
72
locals recommend
Fleet Landing Restaurant & Bar
186 Concord Street
72
locals recommend
If you are in the mood for fish, this is a great option. This is more a tourist spot, but does have great food. Its one of the only waterfront restaurants in downtown Charleston. Just make sure to call ahead for a reservation
One of the few authentic and high quality Mexican places in the Charleston area. Amazing Margaritas, fantastic service, and unique Aztec decor
11
locals recommend
Azul Mexicano
1078c E Montague Ave
11
locals recommend
One of the few authentic and high quality Mexican places in the Charleston area. Amazing Margaritas, fantastic service, and unique Aztec decor
Amazing fish and Local Low Country Vibe with Shrimp and Grits dish. Better food and half the price as a tourist trap downtown like Hymans.
13
locals recommend
LoLA
4830 O'Hear Ave
13
locals recommend
Amazing fish and Local Low Country Vibe with Shrimp and Grits dish. Better food and half the price as a tourist trap downtown like Hymans.
Hustle Smoothie Bar & Cafe (Charleston)
601 Meeting Street
Drinks & Nightlife
Rooftop views of downtown and really fun atmosphere that locals love. They have a great food truck kitchen too.
60
locals recommend
Revelry Brewing Co
10 Conroy Street
60
locals recommend
Rooftop views of downtown and really fun atmosphere that locals love. They have a great food truck kitchen too.
Fun brewery in Park Circle with an outdoor section to hang out
18
locals recommend
Commonhouse Aleworks
4831 O'Hear Ave
18
locals recommend
Fun brewery in Park Circle with an outdoor section to hang out
Make sure to visit this secret spot that only locals know about. Distinctive vintage bar offering vintage jazz & funk sets, along with a dance floor
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locals recommend
The Commodore
504 Meeting St
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locals recommend
Make sure to visit this secret spot that only locals know about. Distinctive vintage bar offering vintage jazz & funk sets, along with a dance floor
Fun date night location to drink and watch high quality improv.
42
locals recommend
Theatre 99
280 Meeting Street
42
locals recommend
Fun date night location to drink and watch high quality improv.
This owner of this place gives amazingly passionate wine tastings. Just call ahead to book the tasting.
Wine & Company
This owner of this place gives amazingly passionate wine tastings. Just call ahead to book the tasting.
An awesome karaoke booze bus to take your bachelorette party around town. Painted by local Park Circle muralist Patch Whiskey.
The Charleston Bus
1308 E Montague Ave
An awesome karaoke booze bus to take your bachelorette party around town. Painted by local Park Circle muralist Patch Whiskey.
Entertainment & Activities
Take a tour boat out to the famous fort where the Civil War started.
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locals recommend
Fort Sumter Tours
340 Concord Street
29
locals recommend
Take a tour boat out to the famous fort where the Civil War started.
Fun kid-friendly minor league baseball statement partially owned by comedian Bill Murray with entertaining promotions such as fireworks, cheap beers, and themed nights.
36
locals recommend
Charleston RiverDogs
360 Fishburne Street
36
locals recommend
Fun kid-friendly minor league baseball statement partially owned by comedian Bill Murray with entertaining promotions such as fireworks, cheap beers, and themed nights.
If you like history, this is a very interesting museum to spend a couple hours learning about the fascinating story of the world's first submarine that was recently found at the bottom of the Charleston Harbor. If you don't like museums its probably worth skipping.
6
locals recommend
Hunley Conservation Lab
1250 Supply Street
6
locals recommend
If you like history, this is a very interesting museum to spend a couple hours learning about the fascinating story of the world's first submarine that was recently found at the bottom of the Charleston Harbor. If you don't like museums its probably worth skipping.
Kid friendly amusement park. Mini golf, go carts, arcade, golf range, batting cages, etc
7
locals recommend
Frankie's Fun Park
5000 Ashley Phosphate Road
7
locals recommend
Kid friendly amusement park. Mini golf, go carts, arcade, golf range, batting cages, etc
Trampoline park with a basketball hoop, foam pit, and obstacle course. Equally fun for kids and adults and great for a rainy day.
Velocity Air Sports
8551 Rivers Ave
Trampoline park with a basketball hoop, foam pit, and obstacle course. Equally fun for kids and adults and great for a rainy day.
There are always events going on at the Gaillard, as well as Charleston Music Hall, North Charleston Performing Arts Center and Music Farm
Gaillard Performance Hall Foundation
95 Calhoun St
There are always events going on at the Gaillard, as well as Charleston Music Hall, North Charleston Performing Arts Center and Music Farm
Parks & Nature
Historic plantation with majestic gardens
137
locals recommend
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens
3550 Ashley River Road
137
locals recommend
Historic plantation with majestic gardens
A uniquely stunning beach oasis of dead trees. If you have a car this a great day trip. You could also tour the Firefly Distillery and Charleston Tea Plantation while you are out there
24
locals recommend
Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve/Wildlife Management Area
1066 Botany Bay Rd
24
locals recommend
A uniquely stunning beach oasis of dead trees. If you have a car this a great day trip. You could also tour the Firefly Distillery and Charleston Tea Plantation while you are out there
The closest and best beach option in the Charleston area. This area has considerably less traffic and much better restaurants than Folly Beach or Isle of Palms.
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locals recommend
Sullivan's Island
114
locals recommend
The closest and best beach option in the Charleston area. This area has considerably less traffic and much better restaurants than Folly Beach or Isle of Palms.
Sightseeing
Historic market with local vendors selling their wares. Very touristy but might be worth checking out if you've never seen it.
13
locals recommend
Market Street
13
locals recommend
Historic market with local vendors selling their wares. Very touristy but might be worth checking out if you've never seen it.
Shopping
Enormous shopping area pretty close to the house
34
locals recommend
Tanger Outlets Charleston
4840 Tanger Outlet Boulevard
34
locals recommend
Enormous shopping area pretty close to the house
Awesome mix of home decorations, plants and gifts.
7
locals recommend
The Station Park Circle
4610 Spruill Ave
7
locals recommend
Awesome mix of home decorations, plants and gifts.
High end shopping. The shopping section of King St is mostly between Calhoun St and Broad St.
24
locals recommend
King Street
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locals recommend
High end shopping. The shopping section of King St is mostly between Calhoun St and Broad St.