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Sweetwater Cafe

137 Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3131
+1 843-821-9101
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (16 reviews)
“french toast” (26 reviews)
“fries” (66 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
137 Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3131
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is great with super food and amazing wait staff. Everyone is so friendly and the breakfast was prepared quickly and was very generous in portion size!

Thank lynda k
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here for lunch and had good service. The grilled cheese sandwich was the best. Had a grilled chicken on salad but the famous 'sugared' pecans were missing. We did get them later but the salad was so-so. The price was reasonable.

Thank Artist05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here while on vacation! The food was great - breakfast or lunch was available- my husband had the Reuben and I had pancakes! Good service and great diner atmosphere!

Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly, welcoming staff. A good, ole fashioned breakfast spot. Nothing fancy, just good food. Prices are reasonable. Extensive menu. A nice alternative to more hip, expensive spots.

Thank HAV847
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just loved my food. The atmosphere and service were wonderful. The coffee was delicious and prices very reasonable.

Thank Pitshanan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by for a late lunch & were surprised by the great salad a friend & I split. The waitress was very nice & accommodating. Definitely recommend!

Thank pen3131
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I discovered the Sweetwater while walking around town and stopped in for breakfast. The food and service were very good. The menu had a wide variety of breakfast options.

Thank johnsokl223
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Good selection of food choices. I had a SW salad which was large with a good variety of fruit on a bed of greens.

Thank Jkelly5271
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Decided to try Sweetwater Cafe since it was about a 3 minute walk from where we were staying. We went around 8:15 and got a table right away. I had pancakes and bacon and husband had scrambled eggs, hash browns and sausage links. My pancakes...More

Thank Chamb97
Reviewed 15 October 2017

My wife and I recently spent a long weekend in Charleston. During one of our walks we spotted this cafe on Market St. and made a point of stopping in for a late breakfast....they serve breakfast all day...a definite plus in my book. Sweetwater Cafe...More

Thank bikynmike
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3131
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-821-9101
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