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The Palmetto Cafe

205 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3110
+1 843-722-4900
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
205 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3110
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The food was delicious and the staff was superb. Beautiful dining area and great atmosphere. Be sure and try the buffet breakfast.

Thank lindamE5232QA
Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed both breakfast & lunch at The Palmetto Cafe. The hostess was very friendly. Both Meagan and Paul are great servers...always smiling and very professional ... thank you both!

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We a lobster dish at the restaurant it was delicious it was presented in a square shape with greens on top, beautiful presented. The staff was friendly, kind and never rushed us even though it was near the serving time.

Thank pearlie2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for lunch and had to wait about 10 minutes for a table. The décor is gorgeous and I just knew that I'd be paying a bit extra for lunch but it was worth it. The staff were very impressive - ie the service...More

Thank SisterMargaret
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful room, open, bright, andcusom blended buttes in three flavorit gives a casual classy appearance. The chefs have started with many southern favorite meals and upped the game in creativity and execution, starting with the bread service which had delicous breads and three in-house flavored...More

Thank Russ106
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WE had lunch here. The service was superb, with each server remembering our names and being very attentive. The food was high quality. We had a smoked chicken salad and shrimp tacos. Generous servings and delicious.

Thank cruiseagentandtaxman
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Stayed at the Charleston Place and dined here twice for breakfast. Great service, huge omelets, friendly, clean and prompt.

Thank RAFincher
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

There are a lot of restaurants in Charleston but my choice for a business lunch is the Palmetto Cafe. Located in the Belmont Charleston Place hotel, this is one of the cleanest restaurants I have ever visited. There is both inside and outside seating so,...More

Thank Snooge42
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Had lunch at the Cafe, with a long time friend. The ambiance, food, service, wine & pace of the meal were perfect

Thank 830travel38
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Our family recently held a post-wedding brunch at the Palmetto Cafe. The staff was very accommodating and quite responsive when it became evident we had underestimated the number of people attending the brunch by 15%, moving quickly to setup additional tables and chairs. The manager...More

Thank Nethopper
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3110
    (Hassel Street)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-722-4900
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The AAA Four-Diamond Palmetto Cafe offers a tranquil, garden-like setting perfect for breakfast, lunch or weekend brunch. This casual, yet elegant restaurant features a lush courtyard complete with circular bronze fountain and impeccably kept gardens, perfect for enjoying nice weather.
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