Charleston RumFest

Hope-enings: Upcoming Charleston Restaurant Openings

openingsoonLast updated on: 10/16/17

Stop me if you've heard this one before - Charleston's food and beverage scene is one of the best in the country. Whether you agree with that sentiment or not, you can't argue that it's nearly impossible to keep up with all the openings and closings.

To help you keep things straight, Holy City Sinner has compiled a list of upcoming restaurant openings. Any restaurants that were previously on this list, and have since opened, can be found here. All information is subject to change at any time.

  • Basic Kitchen (Downtown)

    • Unknown opening date
    • 82 Wentworth Street
    • From Chef Ben Towill
    • Former home of Andolini’s Pizza and Delish! Bakery & Bistro
    • Visit Eater Charleston for more info
  • Bitty & Beau’s Coffee
    • Unknown location and unknown opening date
    • Wilmington-based coffee shop that employees people with disabilities
    • Eater has the story here
  • Brown Dog Deli (Downtown)
    • Soon
    • 225 Calhoun Street (former site of Smith Street Pizza and Norm's Pizza before that)
    • Visit the City Paper for more info
  • Butcher & The Boar (Mount Pleasant)
    • Unknown
    • 760 Coleman Blvd. (former home of The Southerly)
    • New American restaurant from Minneapolis
    • The Post & Courier the scoop has
  • Chubby Fish (Downtown)
    • Unknown
    • 252 Coming St.
    • Seafood
  • The Citrus Club (Downtown)
    • Project on hold
    • 334 Meeting Street - rooftop of The Dewberry
  • Commonhouse Aleworks (Park Circle, North Charleston)
    • Scheduled to open in the fall
    • 4831 O'Hear Ave.
    • Brewery and taproom
  • The Daily at the Gibbes
    • Opening in early 2018
    • Inside the Gibbes Museum at 135 Meeting Street
    • Cafe
    • Get details here
  • Daps (Downtown)
    • Fall 2017
    • 280 Ashley Ave.
    • All-day breakfast and more
    • From Jeremiah Schenzel and Nicholas Dowling
    • Website
  • Delish! Bakery & Bistro (Downtown)
    • 82 Wentworth St.
  • Dell'z on the Macon (North Charleston)
    • Scheduled to open in November
    • 2021 Reynolds Ave. (former home of Macon Cafe)
    • Click here for more info
  • Dockery's (Daniel Island)
    • Summer 2017
    • 10,000 square foot brewpub adjacent to the recently announced Daniel Island Performing Arts Center
    • Click here for more information
  • Farmers & Exchange (Downtown)
    • Unknown opening date
    • 141 East Bay Street
    • First report since 2014 was published by Eater Charleston on 9/6/16. You can read it here.
  • Félix (Downtown)
    • Unknown
    • 550 King Street
    • Parisian-inspired cocktail bar with small plates
    • Collaboration between longtime restaurateur Félix Landrum and Nathan Thurston of Thurston Southern
  • Food Truck O Rama (Downtown)
    • End of the summer
    • 2130 Mt. Pleasant St
    • From the same team behind the Rutledge Cab Co. (Brad Creger, Mike Veeck, and Bill Murray)
    • A standing food truck spot with bar
    • Click here for more information
  • Gentry Bar & Room (Downtown)
    • Unknown opening date
    • Originally opened on March 31st at 276 King Street, but as since closed
    • According to owner JD Madison, the restaurant is temporarily closed. He said it will reopen at a new location. Click here for more info.
    • Website
  • The Getaway (Downtown)
    • 541 King Street (former site of King Dusko)
    • Genevieve Mashburn will oversee beverages, while Chef Emily Hahn helms the kitchen
    • More details can be found on Eater Charleston
    • Website
  • Graft (Downtown)
    • Late Summer
    • Wine shop at 700 King Street
    • From advanced sommelier Femi Oyediran and sommelier Miles White
    • Click here for more information
  • Halls Chophouse (Summerville)
    • Summer 2018
    • Will be in Nexton Square, an upcoming 140,000-square-foot retail center
    • Click here for more info
  • Herd Provisions (Downtown)

    • Fall 2017
    • 106 Grove Street (former home of Ark Lounge)
    • Butcher shop and restaurant
    • Click here for more information.
  • Hibachi Grill & Sushi (James Island)

    • Unknown opening date
    • 1985 Folly Road in the Folly Road Crossing Shopping Center
  • IHOP (Downtown)

    • Unknown
    • 215 East Bay Street
    • Eater had the story here.
  • Los Reyes Mexican Restaurant (West Ashley)
    • Opening in the Fall
    • 1119 Wappoo Road in Ashley Oaks Shopping Center
  • Melfi's
    • Unknown opening date
    • 721 King Street
    • Thin crust pizza
    • Brooks Reitz in partnership with Little Jack's Chef Jon Amato
  • Mex 1 (Downtown)
  • The Mill Street Tavern (Mount Pleasant/Shem Creek)
    • Unknown
    • 508-B Mill Street
    • From the team behind Crave Kitchen & Cocktails and The Mac Daddy Food Truck
    • Click here for more details
  • Miller's All Day (Downtown)
    • Unknown opening date
    • 120 King Street (former home of Bull Street Gourmet)
    • From Nathan Thurston and Greg Johnsman
    • "Brunch-centric"
    • More details here
  • Munkle Brewing Co. (Downtown)
    • Summer
    • 1513 Meeting Street Road
    • Brewery from Palmer Quimby and Henry Eang (Basil, Lotus)
    • Click here for more
  • New Hospitality Management Group, Inc. Concept (Downtown)
    • Unknown opening date
    • 33 Spring Street
    • Will replace Artisan Meat Share, which will close on 6/4
    • Visit Eater Charleston for more info
  • Nico (Mount Pleasant)
    • Summer
    • 201 Coleman Blvd.
    • From Chef Nico Romo (formerly of Fish)
    • Click here for more info
  • Parcel 32 (Downtown)
    • Opening late fall
    • 442 King Street (former home of Fish)
    • From Patrick Properties Hospitality Group, the same business behind Fish
    • Click here for more info
  •  Purlieu (Downtown)
    • Spring/Summer
    • 237 Fishburne Street
    • Chef John Zucker (Cru Café and Cru Catering)
    • European-inspired flavors and dishes
  • Renzo (Downtown)
    • Mid-2017
    • 384 Huger Street
    • Wine Bar
    • From the current owners of Faculty Lounge
    • Click here for more information
  • The Room (Downtown)
    • Unknown opening date
    • 1 Broad Street
    • Northern European- style bakery/café meets an Upper East Side Waffle House” - from this City Paper article
    • From Normandy Farm Bakery owner Mike Ray and Ben Johnson
  • Saint Alban (Downtown, Reopening at new location)
    • Unknown opening date and location
  • Saltwater Cowboys (Mt. Pleasant/Shem Creek)
    • Waterfront restaurant and bar
    • More details TBA
  • Starbucks (James Island)
    • Unknown
    • 864 Folly Road
  • Superica (Unknown Location)
    • Unknown opening date
    • Tex-Mex concept from Atlanta's Chef Ford Fry
    • The original restaurant is in Atlanta's Krog Street Market
    • Click here for more information
  • Taco Boy (Summerville)
    • Summer 2018
    • Will be in Nexton Square, an upcoming 140,000-square-foot retail center
    • Click here for more info
  • Tradesman Brewing Co. (Downtown)
    • Unknown opening date
    • Relocating from James Island to 1647 King St. Extension
  • Tu (Downtown)
    • Unknown opening date
    • 430 Meeting Street
    • From Xiao Bao Biscuit co-owners Joshua Walker and Joey Ryan
    • Click here for more information
  • Unknown Project from Fleet Landing/Rockit Hospitality (Downtown)
    • By Summer 2018
    • 167 East Bay St. (Former home of Cypress)
    • Click here for more info
  • Unknown Project from Normandy Farm (Downtown)
    • 1 Broad Street
    • Diner from Mike Ray and Mark Beck
    • Visit the City Paper for more info
  • Unknown Project Root + Spiller (Downtown)
    • Unknown opening date
    • 258 King Street (will be located inside Club Monaco, a clothing store)
    • Original concept from Atlanta's James Beard Award-winning chef Hugh Acheson and Root Baking Co. was scraped
    • The Charleston City Paper says Club Monaco plans to move forward with a different vendor. You can read more here.
  • Uptown Social (Downtown)
    • Coming Soon
    • 587 King Street
    • Pizza, beer, sports, rooftop bar
    • Website
  • Vintage Lounge (Downtown)
    • Unknown opening date
    • 545 King St. (former home of Torch)
    • Cocktail bar from Midtown owner Mike Shuler
    • According to Eater, the staff will include Bin 152's former sommelier Nathan Wheeler and King Street Hospitality's Derek Falta (culinary director) and Travis Biernack (pastry chef)
  • Wahlburgers (Unknown location)
    • Unknown time frame

If you see something that needs to be added to the list, just shoot me an e-mail: [email protected]

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