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The 32 Best Places To Eat And Drink In Charleston, According To Locals

We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to share their local tips for Charleston, South Carolina. Here are some of the delicious restaurants and bars they recommended around town.

For excellent all-day breakfast: Early Bird Diner

For all of the meats: Swig & Swine

For a fabulous happy hour: The Darling Oyster Bar

For a legendary dive bar: The Griffon

For an indulgent Southern brunch: Hominy Grill

For Asian dishes that are almost too good to share: Xiao Bao Biscuit

For coffee in a cute setting: The Harbinger

For freshly brewed beers with a view: Revelry Brewing Co.

For a meal worth splurging on: FIG

For some of the best barbecue in town: Lewis Barbecue

For when you can't decide what you feel like eating: Workshop

For a top selection of baked goods: King Street Cookies

For alfresco dining by the water: Fleet Landing

For cheap beer in a friendly atmosphere: Recovery Room Tavern

For a sensational steak: Halls Chophouse

For a fancy drink (in the name of science): Grill 225

For Indian-inspired bites in a hip setting: Tu

For soul-filling food: Jestine's Kitchen

For decadent sweet treats: Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe

For all the grits you'll ever need: Grace & Grit

For unbeatable seafood: 167 Raw

For surprisingly good fish and chips: The CODFather

For good vibes and solid veggie options: Jack of Cups Saloon

For an ~intimate~ dining experience: R Kitchen

For a memorable meal: Butcher & Bee

For a dog-friendly spot: The Barrel

For famous frozen cocktails: Home Team BBQ

For an affordable hidden gem: Edison James Island

For dive bar vibes and mystery beers: Cutty's

For a cozy neighborhood bar: Avondale Wine & Cheese

For a drink with the locals: Juanita Greenberg’s Nacho Royale

For drool-worthy duck fat fries: Tattooed Moose

Note: Submissions have been edited for length and clarity.

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