Charleston is known across the world for its culinary scene, boasting numerous award-winning restaurants. Alongside the farm-to-table, Lowcountry cuisine that our region is known for, Charleston also has a growing variety of ethnic restaurants and markets. If you’re looking to try something new or searching for a hard-to-find ingredient, we hope this list provides a starting point for exploring ethnic food and grocery options in the metro area.

This list is not intended to be exhaustive or serve as an endorsement for any restaurant or store. We hope you find this information useful as a starting point for exploring ethnic cuisine in the region. If you have additional suggestions or any corrections, please feel free to contact us at GlobalFluency@crda.org.

Restaurant NameSpeciality
Address
Fauzia's KitchenAfghani
Food Truck
Kabob House Afghani
5 S Alliance Drive, Suite D
Goose Creek, SC 29445
Riso Noodle HouseAsian

1890 Sam Rittenberg Blvd.,
Charleston, SC 29407
Fire Street Food
Asian293 King Street,
Charleston, SC 29401
Tasty Thai & Sushi
Asian Fusion
350 King Street,
Charleston SC 29401
Xiao Bao Biscuit Asian

224 Rutledge Avenue,
Charleston, SC 29401
Dashi Asian & Latin Asian + Latin
Food Truck
Roti Rolls Asian/Carribean/Indian

Food Truck
Brazilian Buffet Bakery

Brazilian1256 Red Bank Road,
Goose Creek, SC 29445
Delicias de MinasBrazilian

220 Red Bank Road 9&10, Goose Creek, SC 29445
Graze CharlestonCanadian - Poutine
863 Houston Northcutt Blvd.,
Mt. Pleasant SC 29464;
115 5th North Street,
Summerville, SC 29483
The Southern GeneralCanadian - Poutine
3157 Maybank Hwy,
Johns Island, SC 29455
B&B Caribbean Grocery & Island CafeCaribbean
4501 Dorsey Street,
North Charleston, SC 29405
Cane Rhum BarCaribbean
251 East Bay Street,
Charleston, SC 29401
Tropical Cafe by Mama PachaColombian
104 Saint James Avenue,
Goose Creek SC 29445
Cuban Gypsy PantryCuban
141 Calhoun Street,
Charleston, SC 29401
Cortaditos Cuban CafeCuban
616 Meeting Street, Suite C, Charleston, SC 29403
Goulette Rotisserie & Grill
French98 Cannon Street,
Charleston, SC 29403
FelixFrench550 King Street,
Charleston, SC 29403
PurlieuFrench237 Fishburne St.,
Charleston, SC 29403
NICO Oysters + Seafood
French201 Coleman St..
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466
Rue de Jean RestaurantFrench39 John Street,
Charleston, SC 29403
Fat HenFrench
3140 Maybank Highway,
Johns Island, SC 29455
Chez Nous French
6 Payne Court,
Charleston, SC 29401
Ardoa French Wine Bar & ShopFrench1960 Riviera Drive, Suite D,
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Bin 152 Wine BarFrench
152 King Street,
Charleston, SC 29401
Gaulart & Maliclet Cafe RestaurantFrench
98 Broad Street,
Charleston, SC 29401
Christophe ChocolatierFrench
90 Society Street,
Charleston, SC 29401
Cafe Framboise BakeryFrench159 Market Street,
Charleston, SC 29401

Savuers du Monde BakeryFrench
1960 Long Grove Drive,
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464;
536 Belle Station Blvd.,
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

TuFusion
430 Meeting Street,
Charleston, SC 29401
Gene's HaufbrauGerman
817 Savannah Highway,
Charleston, SC 29407

Bay Street BiergartenGerman
549 East Bay Street,
Charleston, SC 29401
Langdon's Restaurant & Wine BarGlobal Fusion
778 South Shelbourne Blvd.,
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Stella's CharlestonGreek114 Saint Philip Street A,
Charleston, SC 29403

Tazikis CaféGreek306 King Street,
Charleston, SC 29401

Athens Restaurant & GrillGreek1939 Maybank Hwy,
Charleston, SC 29412

Olympik Restaurant & BakeryGreek1662 Savannah Hwy #120,
Charleston, SC 29407
Doe's Pita PlusGreek5134 N Rhett Avenue,
North Charleston, SC 29405
Kairos Greek KitchenGreek1100 Bowman Road, Building 3, Suite 101,
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Poke Tea HouseHawaiian441 Meeting Street, Unit E,
Charleston, SC 29403
South Seas Tiki LoungeHawaiian23 Ann Street,
Charleston, SC 29401
Nirlep Indian RestauranteIndian7802, 908 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407
Taste of IndiaIndian1280 Sam Rittenburg Blvd.,
Charleston, SC 29407
The Workshop - Food CourtInternational1503 King Steet,
Chareston, SC 29405
La PizzeriaItalian976 Houston Northcutt Blvd.,
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
La FarfalleItalian15 Beaufain Street,
Charleston, SC 29401
EVO PizzeriaItalian1075 East Montague Avenue,
North Charleston, SC 29405
Bacco Italian RestaurantItalian976 Houston Northcutt Blvd.,
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Fulton FiveItalian5 Fulton Street,
Charleston, SC 29401
IndacoItalian526 King Street,
Charleston, SC 29403
Wild Olive Cucina ItalianaItalian2867 Maybank Highway,
Johns Island, SC 29455
Trattoria LuccaItalian41 Bogard Street, A,
Charleston, SC 29403
Vincent ChiccoItalian39 John Street,
Charleston, SC 29403
Monza Italian451 King Street,
Charleston, SC 29403
Pan e VinoItalian17 Warren Street,
Charleston, SC 29403
Coda Del PesceItalian1130 Ocean Avenue,
Isle of Palms, SC 29451
Toffino'sItalian1903 Highway 41,
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466
Cuoco Pazzo Italian RestaurantItalian1035 Johnnie Doddds Blvd., Suite B6,
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Amalfi's Italian PizzeriaItalian664 Long Point Road, Suite E,
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
The Pickled PalateItalian411 Hibben St.,
Mt Pleasant. SC 29464
Bricco BraccoItalian1161 Basketweave Dr.,
Mt Pleasant, SC 29466
Ristorante JulietItalian654 King Street,
Charleston, SC 29403
Muse Restaurant & Wine BarItalian82 Society Street,
Charleston, SC 29401
Melfi'sItalian721 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
Wood & Grain - Wood Fired Pizza & Raw BarItalian778 South Shelbourne Blvd., 102,
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Short Grain Food TruckJapaneseFood Truck
Wasabi - Daniel IslandJapanese194 Seven Farms Drive,
Charleston, SC 29492
Sushi BlueJapanese61 State Street,
Charleston, SC 29401
Local SushiJapanese1150 Queensborough Blvd.,
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
O-Ku Japanese SushiJapanese463 King Street,
Charleston, SC 29403
Mama Kim's Express Korean & HibachiKorean349 King Street,
Charleston, SC 29401
Ko Cha Korean RestaurantKorean3515 Mary Ader Avenue,
Charleston, SC 29414
843 Korean BBQ & Sushi HouseKorean6601 Rivers Avenue,
North Charleston, SC 29406
Leyla Fine Lebanese CuisineLebanese298 King Street,
Charleston, SC 29401
Opal RestaurantMediterranean1960 Rivieria Drive, Suite C,
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Pancito & LeftyMexican708 King Street # 1,
Charleston, SC 29403
MineroMexican153B East Bay Street,
Charleston, SC 29401
La Nortena Taqueria & Mexican GrillMexican6275 Rivers Avenue, Suite A,
North Charleston, SC 29406
YoBo Cantina FrescoMexican1067 E Montague Avenue,
Charleston, SC 29405
Taco BoyMexican217 Huger Street,
Charleston, SC 29403
Rebel Taqueria of CharlestonMexicanFood Truck
Tattooed Senorita CantinaMexican1846 Folly Beach Road,
Charleston, SC 29412
Ali Baba Deli & CateringMiddle Eastern186 Seven Farms Drive, Suite 500,
Charleston, SC 29492
Saffron Grill & BakeryMiddle Eastern333 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29401
Jerusalem Market & DeliMiddle Eastern4952 Centre Point Drive,
North Charleston, SC 29418
1 Broad Street (The Room)Northern European1 Broad Street,
Charleston, SC 29401
Pollo Loko Peruvian CuisinePeruvian5335 Dorchester Road,
North Charleston, SC 29418
Poe's TavernPub2210 Middle Street,
Sullivans Island, SC 29482
My Father's Mustache Eatery & PubPub1405 Ben Sawyer Blvd.,
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
The CODfather Proper Fish & ChipsPub1809 Reynolds Avenue,
North Charleston, SC 29405
The GriffonPub18 Vendue Range,
Charleston, SC 29401
Three Lions Pub (Located in Charleston Battery Soccer Stadium)Pub1990 Daniel Island Drive,
Charleston, SC 29492
Tommy Condon's Irish PubPub160 Church Street,
Charleston, SC 29401
Madra Rua Irish PubPub1035 E Montague Avenue,
Charleston, SC 29405
Edmund's OastPub1081 Morrison Avenue,
Charleston, SC 29403
Edmund's Oast Brewing Co.Pub1505 King Street Extension,
Charleston, SC 29405
Dog & Duck Food & Spirits Family PubPub1117 Park West Blvd. Suite E,
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466;
624 Long Point Road Unit A,
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
The GatewaySouth American/ Central American/ Caribbean
541 King Street,
Charleston, SC 29403
Barsa (Tapas, Lounge, & Bar)Spanish630 King Street,
Charleston, SC 29403
TapioTaiwanese/Thai
221 Coming Street,
Charleston, SC 29401
Cinco Tex-MexTex-Mex1035 Johnnie Dodds Blvd.,
Mt. Pleasant, Sc 29464
Lanna ThaiThai3346 Ashley Phosphate Road,
North Charleston, SC 29418
BasilThai1465 Long Grove Dr.,
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Pattaya Thai RestaurantThai607 Johnnie Dodds Blvd.,
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
Thai PalmThai4958 Centre Point Drive, Suite 103,
North Charleston, SC 29418
Istanbul Shish Kabob BuffetTurkish4940 Centre Point Drive, Suit C, North Charleston, SC 29418
Pho SaigonVietnamese1739 Maybank Hwy,
Charleston, SC 29412
COVietnamese340 King Street,
Charleston, SC 29401
Lotus Vietnamese CuisineVietnamese1070A East Montague Avenue,
North Charleston, SC 29405
Mi XaoVietnamese1055 Hwy 41,
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466
Phuong Vietnamese RestaurantVietnamese5634 Rivers Avenue,
North Charleston, SC 29406
Bon Banh MiVietnamese162 C Spring Street,
Charleston, SC 29405;
1440 Ben Sawyer Blvd.,
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Pink BelliesVietnamese1503 King Street,
Charleston, SC 29403
AutoBahn FoodTruck @ The Tin Roof
VietnameseTin Roof - 1117 Magnolia Road,
Charleston, SC 29407
Grocery StoreSpeciality
Address
African Market GroceriesAfrican
6585 Dorchester Rd,
North Charleston, SC 29418
H&L Asian MarketAsian5300 Rivers Ave,
Charleston, SC 29406
Saigon SupermarketAsian7671 Northwoods Blvd,
North Charleston, SC 29406
ENA Caribbean GroceryCaribbean
4222 Rivers Ave,
North Charleston, SC 29405
B&B Caribbean Grocery & Island Cafe Caribbean4501 Dorsey Street,
North Charleston, SC 29405
Euro Foods
European
1727 Ashley River Road,
Charleston, SC 29407
India Spice
Indian
1694 Old Towne Rd,
Charleston, SC 29407
Krishna GroceryIndian
2110 Greenridge Rd,
North Charleston, SC 29406
Bombar Bazaar and Indian RestaurantIndian6216 Rivers Avenue,
North Charleston, SC 29406
World Market
International

946 Orleans Road Suite E-2,
Charleston, SC 29407
Challah & Holiday Food Store
Israeli1645 Wallenberg Blvd.,
Charleston, SC 29407
Guadalajara SupermarketMexican220 Red Bank Rd,
Goose Creek, SC 29445
Guadalajara Supermarket #2Mexican2810 Ashley Phosphate Rd,
North Charleston, SC 29406
La Mexicana SupermarketMexican2665 Ashley Phosphate Rd,
North Charleston, SC 29418
La Mexicana 3 Supermarket Mexican5335 Dorchester Road, Suite 4-6,
North Charleston, SC 29418
La Tapatia BakeryMexican6530 Dorchester Rd,
North Charleston, SC 29418
Jalisco MarketMexican5335 Dorchester Road,
North Charleston, SC 29418
Teinda Mexicana Los PuentesMexican / Latin American3247 Maybank Hwy, Johns Island, SC 29455