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Sweetwater Cafe

137 Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3131
+1 843-821-9101
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“french toast” (29 reviews)
“hash browns” (16 reviews)
“fries” (69 reviews)
Closes in 3 min
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
137 Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3131
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Reviewed yesterday

really nice good food and good service, refills on drinks but unfortunately no wifi! Would definitely go again for brunch

Thank lucyelizabethandrews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sweet water Cafe is on the less traveled part of Market Street on the opposite side of Meeting ST from the Market proper. Worth the short stroll for lunch. I had a grilled shrimp salad that was bright and refreshing. Served with a warm but...More

Thank RickB657
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

But didn't have to wait long. Staff are incredibly hardworking. Service was very good. Food was hot and tasty. What more do you want - oh, yes, and it wasn't expensive.

Thank bigcheeser
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Opens at 7am so good for an early start. Eggs, toast and grits were great and the coffee kept coming. Just what I needed. Service friendly and accommodating.

Thank jmckphil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed breakfast at this local establishment with great service and knowledgeable staff. Would definitely go there again! They also have the original recipe for she crab soup and it was wonderful. Our server brought us a little taster of the she-crab soup. Definitely went above...More

Thank manitoid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Omelette was good. Grits were amazing! Service was great as well. Went for a late breakfast (10am) and got right in. Definitely will go back.

Thank NeneDeb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great breakfast, with friendly, attentive staff. Hubby loved the pecan-crusted french toast...would definitely recomment!

Thank judyh7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After walking around Charleston for a while we happened upon Sweetwater Cafe. My husband and I weren't really looking for anything special, just some good food. We weren't disappointed. He ordered an omelet, while I opted for eggs and grits. The food was delicious. Most...More

Thank Sheila M
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We were visiting Charleston just for the day and stumbled on this place, so glad we did!!! It is just down from the Market and is so easy to find We were looking for lunch, yummy! I wasn’t sure what to get and the waitress...More

Thank rbrown5305
Reviewed 13 April 2018

and eat 'em! Good breakfast...hash browns tasted a see bit off. but a good meal for the price. Waitstaff seemed very tired!

Thank nancy c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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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