Black-Owned Restaurants In Charleston, South Carolina With Outdoor Seating
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Photo Credit: Jose Luis Pelaez Inc | Getty Images

Black-Owned Restaurants In Charleston, South Carolina With Outdoor Seating

Charleston , United States , south carolina
Leah Freeman-Haskin
Leah Freeman-Haskin Sep 11, 2020

There are many things to treasure about Charleston, from their historic market to their waterfront park. But for foodies, Charleston is stepping it up as a destination to indulge in southern classics and refined cuisine. Enjoy the last few days of summer by dining outdoors at these celebrated Black-owned restaurants in Charleston. Come for the great food and support the community.

1. Local 616

If you are looking for a laid back spot in the city, Local 616 is best known for its specialty cocktails, craft brews, live music and televised sporting events,  all set  in a fun, clean environment that has a very unique view of Charleston’s sunset. Enjoy your smoked, crispy wings and craft beer from the outdoor patio, offering sunshine and a healthy distance from other guests.

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2. Gillie’s Soul Food

It’s not a proper trip to Charleston without a healthy dose of soul food. The patio is now open with limited seating available at Gillie’s Soul Food. The menu reflects dishes from the chef’s grandmother with homemade, secret recipes including their award-wining shrimp and grits, meatloaf, collards, and decadent desserts.

3. Rodney Scott’s Whole Hog BBQ

Pull up a seat at the outdoor patio for some of Rodney Scott’s signature BBQ. From classic sides like cole slaw and baked beans to a pulled chicken sandwich and pit cooked BBQ, you can’t go wrong with this unforgettable menu.

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4. Martha Lou’s Kitchen

It may not be a lot of outdoor seating and don’t expect anything fancy at Martha Lou’s Kitchen, but a few chairs in front will do just fine while you sink your teeth into some of the best soul food in the south. Generations-old recipes are to thank for this award-winning menu.