7 of the Best Charleston, SC, Breweries

Charleston has one of the fastest-growing and hottest brewery scenes in the Southeast. With so many places to grab an ice-cold craft brew, it can be difficult to choose where to go. Luckily, we have you covered with our list of best Charleston, SC, breweries

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Where to Find the Best Charleston, SC, Breweries 

Westbrook Brewing Company – Mount Pleasant 

Westbrook Brewing sits tucked away near the Wando Bridge spanning between Mount Pleasant and Daniel Island. This well-known local brewery is home to a collection of popular regional brews focusing on refreshing pale ales. Try a One Claw and White Thai while you’re here, two of their top-selling beers. 

Palmetto Brewing Co. – Downtown Charleston  

This small downtown brewery located just off King Street has a large outdoor patio and a beautiful interior. Palmetto Brewing Co. is a great place to stop a grab a local beer while touring historic downtown! They also serve up delicious burgers, salads, and sides.  

Revelry Brewing – Downtown Charleston  

Revelry is hands down one of the most popular breweries in Charleston, SC. This funky building north of downtown Charleston has a large bar on the first floor in addition to the expansive rooftop area with panoramic views of town. They also serve food!

Cooper River Brewing Company – Downtown Charleston 

Cooper River Brewing Company concocts refreshing beers in their small but fun brewery north of downtown Charleston. Be sure to try their Orange-Infused Blond Ale (it’s a favorite). 

Edmund’s Oast Brewing Co. – Downtown Charleston 

Edmund’s Oast offers the perfect mix of delicious cuisine and incredible craft beer. This fantastic local spot sits in a new, vibrant food court-style area off the King Street Extension with a solid amount of parking for its location. They also have a restaurant down the street that serves up fine cuisine, and of course, more of their great beers. 

Holy City Brewing – North Charleston 

Holy City Brewing is one of the best Charleston, SC, breweries with food. Pair one of their flagship brews like the Pluff Mud Porter, Overly Friendly IPA, or Holy City Pilsner with smoked wings, a porkstrami Reuben, or a juicy burger.

Low Tide Brewing – Johns Island 

If you want to relax with a local brew in the quiet corner that is Johns Island, head to Low Tide Brewing. From refreshing lagers to Belgian tripels, you’ll find your favorite beer on tap here. They also have scheduled food trucks and events every month.

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How to Plan the Ultimate Adventure From Greenville to Charleston

Do you need a change of scenery? Yes, you live near mountains, but you need a heavy dose of sun and sand. It’s time for you to escape from Greenville to Charleston. Whether you want to relax at the beautiful sands of Folly Beach or savor delicious local flavors on Sullivan’s Island, heading south to the Lowcountry is the perfect way to mix it up.  

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How to Get From Greenville to Charleston 

Traveling from Greenville to Charleston is an easy trip that requires little effort and route planning. Hop on I-385 out of the city through Simpsonville until it meets with I-26 near Clinton. From there, you will follow the Interstate all the way to the Holy City! Once you reach I-526, you can choose to branch off towards West Ashley or Mount Pleasant, depending on whether you’re staying at Sullivan’s Island/Isle of Palms or Folly Beach. Or you can follow I-26 right through the city and take the Ravenal Bridge to IOP/Sullivan’s Island or Highway 30 to James Island (connecting to Folly Beach). The choice is yours! Regardless of the route you take once arriving, the journey is only about three and a half hours long. Below are the three fastest routes depending on your Charleston Coast Vacations rental destination! 

How to Spend Your Beach Getaway From Greenville to Charleston 

Relax on the Beach 

While the mountains of the Upstate are beautiful, there’s nothing quite like the beaches of the Lowcountry. Whether you’re staying at Sullivan’s Island, IOP, or Folly Beach, relaxing on the sand is a must during your trip from Greenville to Charleston.  

Enjoy the Beautiful Coastal Weather 

If you want to stay active during your beach getaway from Greenville, you’ll find plenty of fun outdoor activities to take part in as a family. Discover some of our favorite things to do in the Charleston area in a few of our blogs! 

Savor the Lowcountry 

The Lowcountry is home to some of the most renowned flavors on the East Coast. With so many incredible local restaurants, choosing which ones to visit during your trip can be a tall task. Check out some of our favorite places to taste the top flavors in our city below! 

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Don’t Miss These 5 Best Sullivan’s Island Restaurants

Everyone enjoys an evening of great food, friends, and family. Why not combine all of those in an unbelievable setting on your Lowcountry vacation? Sullivan’s Island is the perfect place to sample excellent cuisine, enjoy a fun happy hour, or relax with your family after a day on the beach! Our list of the best restaurants on Sullivan’s Island breaks down five of the top places to eat in this slice of paradise. 

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What Are the Best Restaurants on Sullivan’s Island? 

The restaurants on Sullivan’s Island are very popular, especially during high tourist seasons. You can expect long wait times during evening weekends. We recommend arriving early or calling ahead if you have a large group. Grab a local beer or cocktail from the bar while you’re waiting and soak in the beautiful Carolina sky! 

5 of the Best Sullivan’s Island Restaurants

1. The Obstinate Daughter

The Obstinate Daughter is a local favorite and one of the best restaurants on Sullivan’s Island. The nautical-themed interior gives it a relaxed yet elegant ambiance that you won’t find anywhere else in the area. You can’t go wrong with anything on the menu, but their pizzas and pasta are the top of the line. Don’t forget to try their Geechie fries as well! You’ll want to book your reservation here as far in advance as possible, as this place books up months in advance during summer. 

2. Mex 1 Coastal Cantina 

Tacos and award-winning margaritas are the highlights of this Sullivan’s Island hangout. Mex 1 Coastal Cantina offers fresh Baja Mexican cuisine in a bright and vibrant setting. Walk straight from the beach to your table in minutes and savor fresh guacamole, bangin’ shrimp tacos (a favorite), and a jalapeño margarita.  

3. Poe’s Tavern

If you’re searching for a casual place to grab one of the best burgers in the Charleston area, look no further than Poe’s Tavern. This eclectic local dig features quirky décor centered around poet Edgar Allan Poe and his many famous works. Trust us; you won’t want to miss out on one of their juicy burgers with a delicious side of fries and a local brew. 

4. Home Team BBQ

Delicious smoked meats steal the show at Home Team BBQ. This is our favorite of the three local joints around Charleston, and it’s the perfect place to indulge in a rack of ribs, brisket, pulled pork, sausage, and a variety of savory sides with an ice-cold beer.  

5. The CO-OP

The Co-op is one of the best restaurants on Sullivan’s Island if you want to stop for a quick bite to eat. They offer breakfast, salads, and sandwiches throughout the day, but their frosé (frozen rosé) is what draws people in time and time again. Grab a cup to go with your sandwich, or head there to pick up an entire bottle for dinner!  

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Our collection of rentals on Sullivan’s Island, in addition to the nearby islands of Folly Beach and Isle of Palms, provide you with tons of incredible choices for your family beach trip. Our rentals feature new renovations, flawless decorations, ocean views, and special amenities to ensure you have a top-notch comfortable stay. Plus, our concierge team can help you plan your trip every step of the way.  

Start planning your Charleston getaway by browsing our vacation rentals. We look forward to welcoming you to the Lowcountry!