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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bar
“Within walking distance; great food day and night... brunch on weekends are fantastic... make a reservation. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
“10 minutes away on Summerville's town square. Great wine and charcuterie boards! Closed Sundays. Open til 9 on weeknights and 11 on weekends.”
  • 11 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great place for Sunday brunch, but lunch and dinner are also a good bet. The food is fresh and they offer vegetarian and gluten-free options.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
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“ Wonderful restaurant (make sure to select from their specials). Also, don't miss the food trucks and corn hole on Sunday afternoons! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
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“Awesome local coffee shop with friendly staff and laid back atmosphere. Nice selection of signature blends roasted in-house and tasty pastries. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Park
“8 minutes away! Park full of azaleas and little ponds & fountains. No playgrounds. Just a nice little park for a walk to spot some turtles or to have a romantic picnic.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
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“Wonderful selection of local coffee! Has an open mic night on Tuesday evenings - check it out. We enjoy their exclusive ‘bubble’ teas. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
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“Very cozy, makes me think about old school huntin' lodge. Great steaks, shrimp and grits, and my favorite, the seafood chimichanga!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Looking for a bar that isn't a "bar?" Homegrown is a great choice. It's in the heart of downtown Summerville, which is fun to visit, and has 40+ taps of SC beers, in a clean and friendly environment. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Shuckin Shack in Surf City 2 miles away. Best shrimp and grits ever! Clam chowder is great and always good oysters.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“New, fresh, and well stocked with lots of local favorites. Great beer and wine selection + deli and bakery.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Great after dinner scene with wonderful selection of wine and small serving tapas options.”
  • 2 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“Seriously if you like good barbecue this place is right around the corner and is one of the best places to go. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Brisket. That's really all I have to say about this place. Walking into this restaurant was the surprise of a lifetime, I don't need any excuse to go here. They also serve homemade flatbreads. I accept leftovers, but I doubt you'll have any.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“4 minutes away! This Jewish bakery is mouthwatering. Everything from pastries in the morning to dinner in the evening. Their danishes are delicious and I can't live without their chicken salad on a croissant!”
  • 6 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Within walking distance; great food day and night... brunch on weekends are fantastic... make a reservation. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
“10 minutes away on Summerville's town square. Great wine and charcuterie boards! Closed Sundays. Open til 9 on weeknights and 11 on weekends.”
  • 11 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Great place for Sunday brunch, but lunch and dinner are also a good bet. The food is fresh and they offer vegetarian and gluten-free options.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
“ Wonderful restaurant (make sure to select from their specials). Also, don't miss the food trucks and corn hole on Sunday afternoons! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“Very cozy, makes me think about old school huntin' lodge. Great steaks, shrimp and grits, and my favorite, the seafood chimichanga!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Looking for a bar that isn't a "bar?" Homegrown is a great choice. It's in the heart of downtown Summerville, which is fun to visit, and has 40+ taps of SC beers, in a clean and friendly environment. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Shuckin Shack in Surf City 2 miles away. Best shrimp and grits ever! Clam chowder is great and always good oysters.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“Great after dinner scene with wonderful selection of wine and small serving tapas options.”
  • 2 locals recommend

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