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Charleston's Cafe

1039 Johnnie Dobbs Blvd., Mount Pleasant, SC - (843) 856-7796
Charleston's Cafe (formerly the Bookstore Cafe) specializes in breakfast. "The Classics" section of the menu includes eggs and grits, biscuits with sausage gravy, buttermilk pancakes and apple oatmeal pancakes. "Best Sellers" are shrimp and grits, a four-cheese omelet, eggs atop fried green tomatoes with country ham gravy, and various omelets.
100% Approval Rating (8 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Island Potato Casserole
Chippers
Tasso Ham Hash

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (3)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Charleston's Cafe, which used to be the Bookstore Cafe in the city of Charleston, recently moved to a shopping plaza just off Highway 17 in Mount Pleasant. Breakfast remains its strong suit. "The Classics" section of the menu includes eggs and grits, biscuits with ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

1039 Johnnie Dobbs Blvd., Mount Pleasant, SC
(843) 856-7796

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:Yes
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:No
This is the Kiawah Island Potato Casserole. At the left and right of the plate you can see the fried potatoes peeking out from under the blanket of sausage gravy.
"This is the Kiawah Island Potato Casserole. At the left and right of the plate you can see the fried potatoes peeking out from under the blanket of sausage gravy."
Michael Stern





Tasso ham is rare outside of Cajun Louisiana. It has a powerful flavor that makes wonderful hash well-accompanied by a drift of creamy grits (and a sweet poato biscuit in the background). The hash itself is mostly buried beneath the over-easy eggs. See the next picture for a detail of what it looks like.
"Tasso ham is rare outside of Cajun Louisiana. It has a powerful flavor that makes wonderful hash well-accompanied by a drift of creamy grits (and a sweet poato biscuit in the background). The hash itself is mostly buried beneath the over-easy eggs. See the next picture for a detail of what it looks like."
Michael Stern


A detailed view of the tasso ham hash. Spicy stuff!
"A detailed view of the tasso ham hash. Spicy stuff!"
Michael Stern


With the egg out of the way, you can see the shrimp, kielbasa, mushrooms, and potato chippers, all sitting in a spicy red cream sauce.
"With the egg out of the way, you can see the shrimp, kielbasa, mushrooms, and potato chippers, all sitting in a spicy red cream sauce."
Cliff Strutz


Charleston's Cafe's strip mall location doesn't inspire thoughts of great eating, but all that will change with your first bite of the food.
"Charleston's Cafe's strip mall location doesn't inspire thoughts of great eating, but all that will change with your first bite of the food."
Cliff Strutz



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