Going out to eat isn't always about cravings. Often enough, mealtimes dictate our choices, limiting restaurant possibilities. When circumstances narrow the options, let 10Best help. We'll direct you to the best Breakfast restaurants in Charleston and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. 10Best readers find much to enjoy at Charleston's Café thanks to its all-around good offerings. It's also hard to beat Saffron Café & Bakery, which serves just what you're looking for when you're in the market for a great Breakfast.

Located in the historic Mills House Hotel, the Barbadoes Room offers an upscale dining experience . Enjoy Southern specialties such as pan-fried Lowcountry crab cakes, grilled salmon glazed with honey jalapeño sauce, pork tenderloin with...  Read More

Mount Pleasant
Charleston's Café

Enjoy a true Lowcountry breakfast at this cozy restaurant, formerly the Bookstore Café. You can order three-egg omelets prepared several ways, or classic shrimp and grits with eggs. Soups and salads, accompanied by homemade beer bread are served at lunch.

This East Bay bakery is one of many cultural ties and talents. Here at Saffron Cafe and Bakery, there are Mediterranean dishes and Middle Eastern plates to enjoy, as well as a "global foods market" section full of takeaway goods, but we'll just...  Read More

Hominy Grill
Photo courtesy of Clare Sweeney

Hominy Grill, at home in a historic 19th century house, features a giant wall mural of waitress "Rosie" serving up a steaming bowl of grits. James Beard Award winning chef Robert Stehling serves up classic southern staples for lunch, dinner, and...  Read More

Sea Biscuit Cafe

Despite its diminutive size, the Sea Biscuit Café has a huge reputation. Crowds gather for hearty weekday breakfasts and satisfying midday lunches, and weekend brunches are even more popular. Breakfast dishes are just fantastic, from Southern...  Read More

Mount Pleasant
Boulevard Diner

Start your day off right with a heaping plate of bacon, eggs and grits at this Mount Pleasant hole-in-the-wall. Prices are hard to beat, and the kitchen's generously sized portions of homestyle eats ensure you won't leave hungry. If you come in...  Read More

After a morning stroll of the Battery and picturesque Broad Street, start your day off with a little French flair. At Fast & French, a cup of coffee and apple, chocolate or cinnamon filled croissant, and a cup of coffee and croissant for just $4.25.

The Swamp Fox

Devour a tasty Southern meal or raise a glass while enjoying live piano music at this restaurant and bar, located in the stately Francis Marion Hotel. From fried green tomatillos to Charleston fried chicken, stuffed with spinach and Farmers...  Read More