Close to the iconic city of Charleston in South Carolina, Mount Pleasant is a charming city that boasts high-quality restaurants. It is also home to Shem Creek, where shrimp and seafood abound and play an important role in the city’s cuisine. Here are ten great restaurants to try when you’re in Mount Pleasant.
With an eclectic menu filled with creative, Southern dishes to fulfill all dietary requirements, Graze is a refreshing addition to the Mount Pleasant food scene. Located inside a shopping center, it is well worth looking for. Once you step inside, you are welcomed by a modern interior, warm atmosphere and delicious food, such as lobster mac n cheese or spicy tuna tataki. A place for ‘creative, casual cuisine’ showcasing local and seasonal ingredients, Graze will surprise and charm you.
Graze, 863 Houston Northcutt Boulevard, South Carolina, +1 (843) 606-2493
Metamorphosing into different style venues after darkness falls, Stack’s offers a day and an evening menu consisting of local seafood as well as many other options. They make desserts on the premises, offer a great selection of wine and the owner is never far off to greet his customers. With a simple yet effective menu, Stack’s will enchant serious foodies and culinary novices alike. The seared tuna nachos are a must have.
Stack’s, 1440 Ben Sawyer Blvd Ste 1107, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, +1 (843) 388-6968
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At the Mustard Seed, you will find traditional American dishes as well as Middle Eastern and European influences. The wine selection is small but of very good quality. The Sicilian owner, after falling in love with the state of South Carolina, opened the Mustard Seed, the first of five other restaurants in Mount Pleasant alone. He brought with him from Italy his passion for cooking, and though he is not a Mount Pleasant native, he has learnt to master the region’s best ingredients and recipes. Be sure to leave enough room for the coconut cake when you stop by, it would be a shame to miss it.
Mustard Seed, 1036 Chuck Dawley Boulevard, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, + 1 (843) 849-0050