KIAWAH ISLAND & SURROUNDING AREA

EATS & DRINKS

48 Wine Bar

547 Freshfields Drive, Freshfields Village | 843.768.2245

A great selection of wines and craft beers, for consumption and take out.  Wines are self-serve

in 3 different sized pours, to sample and enjoy how you'd like.  Light fare also available

with plenty of indoor and outdoor seating

Hege’s

275 Gardner’s Circle, Freshfields Village | 843.768.0035

Hege’s offers a casual atmosphere for a great meal or drink straight off of the beach 

or golf course. They offer a children’s menu and also have patio seating available. 

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

La Tela Pizzeria

133 Village Green Drive, Freshfields Village | 843.768.1951

La Tela Pizzeria features a fun, family-friendly atmosphere surrounding their 

signature brick oven and open kitchen. They offer a wide selection of Neapolitan-

style pies, Italian cuisine, and a superb wine list. 

For additional eateries at Freshfields: freshfieldsvillage.com

Jasmine Porch 

The Jasmine Porch exhibits southern charm, sumptuous offerings and sweeping 

The Sanctuary Hotel | 843.768.6253

views of the Atlantic Ocean.

Ocean Room

The Sanctuary Hotel | 843.768.6253

Kiawah's signature steakhouse featuring select cuts of dry-aged steaks and chops.

Stono Market and Tomato Shed Café

842 Main Road | 843.559.9999

Store Hours: Monday - Friday 9am to 6pm - Saturday 9am to 5pm 

Stono Market and Tomato Shed Café uses produce from their own farm and shrimp 

fresh from their own trawler, which is unloaded each day.  All of their grass fed beef 

is locally sourced along with their raw milk, goat cheese, pastas, eggs, and seafood. 

This farm-to-table café is perfect for a casual lunch, prepared food to go, great gifts, 

Lunch: Monday - Saturday 11am to 2:30pm

and garden items

Fat Hen

3140 Maybank Highway | 843.559.9090

Fat Hen offers innovative Lowcountry French cuisine using the freshest local 

ingredients.  Owned and operated by nationally acclaimed Chef Fred Neuville and 

his wife Joan, Fat Hen is located in the heart of the Johns Island farming community, 

minutes from downtown Charleston, South Carolina.  Fat Hen serves dinner and 

Sunday brunch in a casual and comfortable atmosphere.

Wild Olive Cucina Italiana

2867 Maybank Highway | 843.737.4177

Striving to capture the cultural magic of true Italian dining, Wild Olive places the 

utmost value on simple, seasonal cuisine paired with food friendly wines. Delivered 

by a service staff with a genuine warmth and enthusiasm, the restaurant’s energy is 

relaxed yet lively.

Gilligan’s

2867 Maybank Highway | 843.737.4177

Over the last two decades, Gilligan’s has developed a reputation as a fine family 

restaurant by serving the freshest seafood available in a family-friendly, casual 

atmosphere. 

For Cocktails…

Ryder Cup Bar

Ocean Course | 843.737.4177

Enjoy a casual lunch with family or a post round sunset celebration with friends on 

the veranda at Kiawah’s beautifully stunning Oceanside bar. Watch golfers finish 

their final hole at one of golf’s greatest challenges, The Ocean Course.

King Street Grille

679 Freshfields Village (across from Andell Inn) | 843.768.5444

Upscale sports bar featuring food and a wide selection of beer and spirits.

Red’s Ice House at Bohicket Marina

Enjoy the same casual, kick back atmosphere and diverse menu as the Red’s at Shem 

1882 Andell Bluff Boulevard | 843.518.5515

Creek while you watch all the boats go by at Bohicket Marina. 

SITES & SHOPPING

Straw Market Shops

Located in West Beach Village, this collection of shops has something for everyone 

in the family.

Freshfields Village

Shopping center at the crossroads of Kiawah, Seabrook and Johns Island

Bike Rentals 

For reservations: 843.768.6001

Kiawah Island Golf Resort offers the only Bike Rental Service located on Kiawah 

Island. Complimentary delivery is available for rentals of two or more days. For 

more information and to make reservations call or visit their two locations offering 

convenient walk-up service: Heron Park Nature Center and The Sanctuary Hotel

Bohicket Marina

Marina and Waterfront Market nestled in between Kiawah and Seabrook Islands. 

Bohicket is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the surrounding natural beauty, 

wander through unique shops, enjoy a meal in one of the area’s restaurants, or 

charter a boat and explore the local waterways with your family.

CHARLESTON

Eats & Drinks

For Brunch & Lunch…

Husk

76 Queen Street | 843.577.2500

An ever-changing menu of locally sourced Southern dishes served in a restored Victorian-era Home.  

Chef Sean Brock is leading the culinary efforts to revive and preserve southern cooking.  

Husk won Best New Restaurant in America in 2011.  That being said, the burger is not to be overlooked.

Butcher & Bee

654 King Street | 843.619.0202

Looking for an adventurous or familiar meal?  Butcher and Bee can offer just that!  

Check out their ever-changing menu of gourmet sandwiches and savory sides.

Ted’s Butcher Block

334 East Bay Street | 843.577.0094

Ted’s is Charleston’s neighborhood butcher shop and gourmet market.  If you are 

looking for a great sandwich or salad, boutique wines, hand-crafted beer, or 

artisanal cheeses, this is the place to go!

Hominy Grill

207 Rutledge Avenue | 843.937.0930

A Charleston institution serving classic Southern specialties and the best darn 

shrimp and grits in town.  Great for brunch, but be sure to arrive early!

Jestine’s Kitchen

52 ½ Wentworth Street | 843.722.7224 

Diners come to this cozy old-school eatery for fried chicken, gumbo & other 

Southern classics.  Be prepared to wait for the best southern cuisine downtown!

Vickery's 

Visit this Mt. Pleasant staple for delicious food and casual, waterfront dining.  You 

1313 Shrimp Boat Lane | 843.884.4440

might have a dolphin sighting as you dine!

The Shelter

202 Coleman Boulevard | 843.388.3625

During the day you can grab your favorite burger, sandwich or soup along with an 

amazing choice of appetizers to get things started. If lunch really isn’t your thing 

then they have a phenomenal brunch! Brunch is served every Saturday and Sunday 

from 10am to 3pm.  Their brunch rivals that of anything else you can find in Mount 

Pleasant. Great outdoor deck as well!

For Dinner…

Reservations are recommended

 

The Ordinary Restaurant

544 King Street | 843.414.7060

This oyster hall, raw bar, and seafood restaurant showcases regional fishermen and 

purveyors.  Chef Lata and his team write the evening menu daily based on the catch 

his fishermen call in from their boats that morning.  Definitely the freshest and 

tastiest catch in town!

Minero

155 East Bay Street | 843.789.2241

Minero is a casual Mexican eatery from Neighborhood Dining Group, located on East 

Bay Street in historic downtown Charleston, SC. The food is affordable and served in 

a fun and lively environment. James Beard award-winning Chef Sean Brock offers a 

collection of dishes inspired by the flavors and culture of Mexico.

FIG

232 Meeting Street | 843.805.5900

One of the most popular spots in town, FIG (Food is Good) is a neighborhood eatery 

serving seasonally-inspired cuisine with a commitment to using local and 

sustainable foods.  With a passion for pure flavor and quality ingredients, Chef Mike 

Lata has created a haven for people who simply love food.

Cru Café

18 Pinckney Street | 843.534.2434

This tiny little spot is one of Charleston’s most popular! Stop in after enjoying a walk 

through the City Market to enjoy the daily specials.  Located in a Charleston home 

and just across from the barn where the horse-drawn carriages are kept, it is a truly 

Southern experience!

Magnolias

185 East Bay Street | 843.577.7771

Where the soul of the South meets the spark of innovation, Magnolias is one of the 

country’s most notable destinations for upscale Southern cuisine.

 

Halls Chophouse

434 King Street | 843.727.0090

The city’s best steakhouse offers superior dishes and a classic, comfortable dining 

experience.  Enjoy prime steaks and Lowcountry seafood specialties, signature 

desserts, an extensive wine list, and rich décor true to old-world steakhouses.

McCrady’s

2 Unity Alley | 843.577.0025

McCrady’s offers a dynamic mixture of regional Southern cuisine, dazzling flavors, 

exceptional wines and unparalleled service.  The menu, created by Chef Sean Brock, 

centers around inventive dishes and modern culinary technique while respecting 

the highest quality and freshest ingredients.

S.N.O.B

192 East Bay Street | 843.723.3424

S.N.O.B. (Slightly North of Broad) is an eclectic Lowcountry bistro offering 

Charleston’s best local ingredients.  Each dish harmoniously blends traditional 

Southern techniques with modern international flair.  Great for lunch or dinner!

Pane e Vino

17 Warren Street | 843.853.5955

This quaint trattoria is tucked away off of busy King Street. Enjoy traditional and 

inexpensive Italian fare in a cozy spot popular with the locals. Buon appetito!

Taco Boy

217 Huger Street | 843.789.3333

This fun Mexican restaurant is located downtown off of the beaten path.  Decked out 

with creative, festive flare, Taco Boy serves tasty yet inexpensive food and yummy 

margaritas.

For Something Sweet…

Jeni's Spledid Ice Creams

501 King St | 843.212.5113 

Swing in Jeni's for a dip of your favorite traditional ice cream or sample one of her 

many out of the box flavors!  Jeni's certainly won't disappoint.

Black Tap Coffee

A great spot to grab a cup of coffee, conveniently located in the heart of downtown 

70.5 Beaufain St | 843.793.4402

near College of Charleston.

Sugar Bake Shop

59 ½ Cannon Street | 843.579.2891

Sugar is the cutest little bakery in Charleston.  The sugar cookies are the best you 

will ever have!  Save room after lunch to stop by and enjoy.

Kaminsky’s

78 North Market Street | 843.853.8270

Kaminsky’s “most excellent” desserts are prepared fresh each day with selections 

always changing.  Stop in and enjoy your dessert with coffee, beer, or wine!

For Cocktails…

Vendue Inn Rooftop

19 Vendue Range | 843.577.7970

The award-winning rooftop bar at the Vendue Inn serves refreshing cocktails as 

well as the finest views of Charleston’s harbor. On any given night, this trendy 

upscale bar is the place to be.

Blind Tiger

38 Broad Street | 843.577.0088

Named after the parlors used to secretly serve alcohol during prohibition, this 

landmark pub is a favorite among locals. Sip cocktails in the courtyard dating back 

to the 1800s or enjoy live music inside.

The Bar at Husk

76 Queen Street | 843.577.2500

The Bar At Husk recalls a bygone era of Charleston nightlife.  Cozy up in this swanky 

historic venue with a handcrafted cocktail made true to its roots.

The Cocktail Club

479 King Street | 843.724.9411

This lounge presents a refined atmosphere on upper King Street with a roof-top 

terrace dedicated to the art of the craft cocktail.  Choose from their selection of 

house-made infusions, rare spirits, and farm-to shaker beverages.

Proof

437 King Street | 843.793.1422

Proof has proven to be the place to be seen on any given night. Hop into this chic bar 

to grab a cocktail, glass of wine or nibble on a small bite from their seasonal small 

plates menu.

The Gin Joint

182 East Bay Street | 843.513.5264

The Gin Joint is where the drinks are classically crafted in a way that America's 

original bartender would have made them.  A great place to unwind or visit after 

dinner.  When in doubt, ask a local to point you in the direction of East Bay Street or Upper 

King Street.  Both streets offer an eclectic selection of nightlife sure to please 

everyone in your group!

SITES & SHOPPING

Palmetto Carriage Tours 

843.723.8145 | palmettocarriage.com

For a horse-drawn tour of the city, hop on a carriage tour, given daily from

the City Market. 

Historic Homes

888.651.1125 | charlestontours.net

From the Calhoun Mansion and Nathaniel Russell Home on Meeting Street to the 

Aiken-Rhett House on East Battery, a tour of a Charleston mansion will truly 

enhance your visit!

Fort Sumter Tours

800.789.3678 | fortsumtertours.com

See the historic site where the Civil War began.  Tours depart daily from a dock 

beside the South Carolina Aquarium at the end of Calhoun Street.

Historic Plantations and Gardens

888.651.1125 | charlestontours.net

Boone Hall, Middleton Place, Magnolia Gardens… there are many incredible 

plantations just minutes away from downtown.  Enjoy beautiful gardens and 

enlightening tours.

South Carolina Aquarium

843.720.1990 | scaquarium.org

Check out the aquarium’s daily programs and dive shows that take place in the 

exhibits. Learn more about otters, alligators and the fish of the deep ocean!

Arthur Ravenel Bridge

Walk, jog, or bike the landmark bridge over the Cooper River.

The City Market

thecharlestoncitymarket.com

Famous Charleston Sweetgrass baskets, local art, tasty snacks and much more can 

be found in the Market between Meeting and East Bay Streets.

King Street Shopping

Peruse King Street for fabulous shopping and one-of-a-kind antique browsing at its 

finest.