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Sweetwater Cafe

137 Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3131
+1 843-821-9101
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
137 Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3131
Neighbourhood: Downtown
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Yummy homestyle cooking! Our waiter was very nice and had good recommendations. Parking is nearby. Not too crowded with tourists.

Thank lunamaelee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate there twice, one for breakfast and once for lunch. Friendly, quick service, good food. Parked in the public lot, right behind the restaurant, which then is right near Market Square.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little find for breakfast. Pecan French Toast was delicious. Service was great. Went back a few times.

Thank Toni V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We passed here yesterday on our way back to hotel and were intrigued by the Moon doggie. I had to go back and try it today. Quarter pound of beef with cheese and chilli in a French stick. Fabulous. In England the chilli would have...More

Thank Sweeperman
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Warm hospitality on a cool May morning just hit the spot! This is a cute little cafe in the heart of Charleston that serves a delicious breakfast. My husband and I shared the Mediterranean Omelette and the Pecan French Toast. Both were excellent, especially the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast and the people running it were sooo friendly! The food was great! I had French toast & bacon with chocolate milk. Delish!

Thank shannalee29_NY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was good and the service was great. I believed we were waited on by the owner who was friendly and willing to take care of the customers. The service was prompt and the food was reasonably priced. Hard to complaint about a good...More

Thank 815Jack12342014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was highly recommender for lunch. Moderately priced but just did not hit the spot. They had a nice place and the servers were nice but the food was just so so.

Thank David P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little place is untouched. Super quaint. Again the hospitality is unmatched. The food was home cooked.. I had collard greens for the first time....yummy. We went for breakfast and lunch. It is across the street from the Belmond

Thank 437brendand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I and friends from Massachusetts were in Charleston for a day of sightseeing. We happened upon Sweetwater Cafe at lunch time so stopped in. We were all happy with this choice. The service was fantastic, the food delicious and FRESH! The SheCrab...More

Thank Linda A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
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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