New Charleston Restaurants (2020)

Last updated on: 3/12/20

It seems Charleston's food and beverage offerings are never ending. When one restaurant closes, if feels like two others open. It's nearly impossible to keep up with all the openings.

To help you keep things straight, Holy City Sinner has compiled a list of every Charleston area restaurant that has opened in 2020.

Oh...and it doesn't stop with this list. Click here to see what other restaurants are scheduled to open this year and beyond. You can also see the lists of restaurants that opened from 2017-2019 here.

If you see something that needs to be added to this list, just shoot me an e-mail: christian@holycitysinner.com.

  • 167 Raw (Downtown)
  • Alfredo's on Folly (Folly Beach)
    • Opened in February
    • 106 W. Hudson Ave (former home of the Wich Doctor)
    • A "counter service, Italian, eatery designed to give our guests a fast, casual dining experience"
    • Website
  • The Bearded Ax (North Charleston)
    • 1077 East Montague Avenue
      • Formerly called Blade & Bull Axe Throwing, the business is now owned and operated by husband-and-wife team Ian and Kat Smith, who renamed the company
    • Axe-throwing venue with drink menu featuring 60 different brands of local and domestic beer, as well as wine and mead
    • Click here for more info
  • Brown Dog Deli (Downtown)
    • 225 Calhoun Street
    • Reopened after closing in May 2019
    • Website
  • Cabana Burgers & Shakes (Johns Island)
    • Opened on February 23rd
    • 1801 Crowne Commons Way
    • Burgers, shakes, etc.
    • Facebook
  • Cafe Roux (Sullivans Island)
    • Opened in February
    • 2213 Middle Street (former home of Pier 22)
    • "Traditional South Louisiana fare"
    • Facebook
  • Fiery Crab Juicy Seafood Restaurant and Bar (North Charleston)
    • Opened on February 28th
    • 4951 Centre Point Drive (former home of Fatz Cafe)
    • Seafood
    • Website
  • Firefly Distillery (North Charleston)
    • Opened on February 15th
    • Firefly Distillery relocated its production site to 4201 Spruill Ave
    • Tasting room, a gift shop, and a working distillery
    • Website
  • Gale (Downtown)
    • Opened on March 4th
      • The restaurant is "now closed for the immediate future as the result of a severe staff shortage."
      • Click here for more info
    • 601 Meeting St. in Meeting Street Lofts
    • Italian Restaurant
    • Website
  • Galpão Gaucho (Downtown)
    • Opened in February
    • 167 East Bay St. (former home of Tradd's)
    • Brazilian steakhouse with locations in Texas and California
    • Website
  • Krispy Kreme (Ladson)
    • Opened on February 25th
    • 3651 Ladson Road (part of the project at Palmetto Commerce Parkway)
    • Click here for more info
  • Little Miss Ha (Mt. Pleasant)
    • Opened in February
    • 915 Houston Northcutt Blvd.
    • Former Workshop Tenant
    • Click here for more info
    • Website
  • Nosh Cafe and Bar (West Ashley)
    • 466 Savannah Highway
    • Coffee and smoothie bar located in the same building the HYLO fitness studio
    • Website
  • Paisano's Pizza Grill (Mt. Pleasant)
    • Opened in January
    • 1151 Queensborough Blvd., Suite 101
    • The group's third local pizzeria
    • Website
  • Pep Rolls (Mt. Pleasant)
    • Opened in February
    • 976 Houston Northcutt, Suite L
    • Former food truck that specializes in pepperoni rolls
    • Click here for more info
  • Simply Seafood (Johns Island)
  • Sipango (Downtown)
    • Opened in March
    • 209 East Bay Street
      • Replaced Paw Paw, which was damaged in a fire
    • Website
  • Starbucks (Summerville)
    • Opened in February
    • 1730 State Road
      • Will be in Nexton Square, an upcoming 140,000-square-foot retail center
  • Tabbuli (Downtown)
    • Moved from its original Market Street location to 542 King St. (former home of Classic on King)
      • Queology will remain at 6 N. Market St
    • Mediterranean restaurant and hookah bar
    • Website
  • The Woodruff (Johns Island)

    • Opened on January
    • 1803 Crowne Commons Way
    • Wine Bar
    • Click here for more info
    • Facebook

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