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Lunch can be an underappreciated meal of the day. But dining in the Holy City for lunch can turn your sour Monday upside down. Whether it’s a quick bite to eat during a work break, in between classes, or a midday feast with family and friends, Charleston is buzzing with out of this world lunch spots. Here are some of the best lunch eats according to the Taste App.
Five Loaves Cafe
Stop by from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and choose from a selection of sandwiches and soups at Five Loaves Cafe. The downtown Charleston location is nestled between Cannon and Coming Street and recently added a smoothie bar next door!
Looking for fresh ingredients blended into a perfect on the go salad or wrap? Verde is the perfect place to run in during a lunch break. Choose from a large selection of fresh veggies, fruits, and lettuce to create a personalized healthy lunch.
Butcher & Bee
Venture outside your tastebud comfort zone with this menu. With an assortment of the best local, fresh foods this lunch will leave you feeling very satisfied and ready to conquer the rest of your day. Be sure to try their original Pumpkin’wich or their freshly made hummus.
Leon’s Fine Poultry and Oysters
Renovated from an old garage, the modern and rustic environment of Leon’s is hard to beat. Known for their mouthwatering oysters, and frozen rose, there’s lots to choose from. Also try their crispy fried chicken, one of the best in the Holy City.
Jack of Cups Saloon
If you’re looking for a warm soup on a crisp day, Jack of Cups is worth the drive out to Folly. The menu varies according to the season. Currently, the fall 2017 menu consists of pumpkin curry soup, Thai peanut-ginger soup, and many sandwiches and salads.
Brown Dog Deli
With two locations in downtown Charleston on Broad Street and their new location on the corner of Calhoun Street, these small deli’s are a very popular spot for locals. Both locations share very different menus but some of their signature items include their Nacho Taco Salad, Wes’ French Onion Grilled Cheese, and the Big “Mac”
Get award-winning chicken sandwiches at Boxcar Betty’s. Featured on the food network, their chicken lives up to its titles. Mix in a southern twist with pimento cheese smothered in your choice of sauces with a side of sweet potato fries.
This accumulation of award-winning restaurants is often referred to as a fancy cafeteria. Workshop’s unique style sets it apart from any other restaurant in Charleston. With large indoor and outdoor seating, customers have the option to choose between 7 restaurants including Bad Wolf Coffee, Slice Co., Pink Bellies, Juan Luis, Slider Gold, Sambar, and Koa bowls.