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Eclectic Chef

125 Central Ave, Summerville, SC 29483-6001
+1 843-821-7733
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (33 reviews)
“salad” (27 reviews)
“sandwiches” (11 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
125 Central Ave, Summerville, SC 29483-6001
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Went for the first (and probably last) time with 2 family members. While they enjoyed their meal, mine was less than good. I ordered the Ruben and found it to have a very odd taste, relatively small in size. I've had some unsatisfactory sandwiches at...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Good place for lunch. Great sandwiches and salads. Good selection. Very small and sometimes hard to get a table. Easy parking.

Thank Arlene B
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

When in Summerville, we love to return to the Eclectic Chef to just remind ourselves of how good this place is for lunch. This time over a three week period we were able to indulge twice. Predictably, without referring to to the menu, I opt...More

Thank ukangiec
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We stayed in historic downtown Summerville for a bit longer than a week. After the 1st day eating an early lunch here, I wanted to come back every day - which we pretty much did. Loved the bright airy, homey ambiance, ordering at the counter...More

Thank ZPearlZ
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

An unassuming spot in downtown Summerville. On a lovely day dining outside is a joy. Customers order at the counter, self serve drinks and food is delivered to the table. Great salads and sandwiches. Tucked away on a closed off street the surrounding shops make...More

Thank Jane O
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Business lunch with an old friend. He's not old but I've known him a long time. That said, was surprised by this unique restaurant. Atmosphere is comfortable and casual. Food is very good. Service is quick. People are friendly. A winning combination. We recommend this...More

Thank davidwladue
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This place looks like a little coffee shop, but it houses a serious chef. This place is fit for foodies. The goat pear cheese salad is just about the best salad I have ever eaten. I crave it, and must get my fix regularly. Also...More

Thank Ilvnazoo
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Enjoy a hot day sitting under umbrellas in the beautiful fresh air (or AC inside). So many choices and all delicious! The chicken gyro was one of the best I have eaten and the grilled vegetarian sandwich very yummy. Wide assortment of drinks and if...More

Thank Harriet R
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This is just a wonderful, funky place that has top notch items. I had a D'Anja pear and warm goat cheese salad. My companion a Cuban panini that had marinated roasted pork, black forest ham, Swiss cheese, red onions etc. Several types of fresh made...More

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Eclectic is well named. We enjoyed reasonable counter service with hot food delivered to table outside. The chicken-veggie soup was a hot delight as was the turkey sandwich. Well worth seeking out.

Thank Gerfingerpokin
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22 January 2015|
Response from Swampwoman | Reviewed this property |
You would have to contact the restaurant about that. I know you could NOT have the alcohol at their outdoor tables on the street.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 Central Ave, Summerville, SC 29483-6001
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Summerville
  • Phone Number: +1 843-821-7733
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