30+ great brunch restaurants to try in Charleston

In this town, brunchin’ ain’t easy — but it’s necessary. Whether you’re on the hunt for fluffy eggs, chicken and waffles, or mind-blowing bloody marys, the options can get as overwhelming as the lines.
Luckily, you have us to scout things out. We listed a whole bunch of brunch options, along with menu recs, pro tips, and more. Plan your weekend and pour those mimosas. Note: All times listed are brunch-only.

Weekend musts

Church & Union, 32B N. Market St. | Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | American restaurant | Enjoy the ambiance of this unique restaurant while you chow down on the fried chicken sandwich.

Five Loaves Cafe, 1055 Johnnie Dodds Blvd. Suite 100, Mount Pleasant + 214 N. Cedar St., Summerville | Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cafe | Give the cornmeal pancakes a try; they have whipped ricotta and blueberry hot honey on top.

Jackrabbit Filly, 4628 Spruill Ave., North Charleston | Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | New Chinese American restaurant | Reserve your table and head to this neighborhood spot serving heritage-driven bites.

Grace & Grit, 320 Wingo Way, Ste. 100, Mt. Pleasant | Sunday, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Southern seafood restaurant | Don’t sleep on the grit flight and mimosa flight. Pro Tip: Saturday brunch is coming soon on March 30.

Early Bird Diner, 1644 Savannah Hwy. | Sunday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. | Diner | Indulge in some of the best chicken and waffles in Charleston.

Page’s Okra Grill, 302 Coleman Blvd., Mount Pleasant + 142 Brighton Park Blvd., Summerville | Saturday + Sunday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. | Southern restaurant | Order the fried green tomatoes and The Coleman with breakfast sausage.

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