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New restaurants to try in Charleston, SC

Visit these new spots this winter.


Take a look at The Quinte, the new oyster spot in Charleston.

Photo provided, Matthew Williams

There’s no shortage of new places to eat in town, so we’re dishing out the latest spots that belong on your radar. If you need a recommendation, use this roundup of five new eateries to try this winter in the Lowcountry as a checklist. 🍴

The Quinte Oyster Bar, 36 George St.

  • The Quinte opened in The Pinch Hotel in November 2022 near the College of Charleston. The oyster bar offers eats like stone crab claws, a rotating selection of oysters, and steamed local fish.

Pisco Mar Peruvian Coastal Cuisine, 99 S. Market St.

  • Charlestons first Peruvian chefs table opened upstairs at Port of Call Food + Brew Hall in November 2022. Dig into eight courses of coastal cuisine and sip on pisco-centric cocktails.

Cafecito, 471 King St.

  • Opening in September 2022, this Cuban cafe on King Street serves up pressed sandwiches, coffee classics including café con leche, and sweets like stuffed pastries.

Ruby’s New York Style Bagels, 280 W. Coleman Blvd., Mount Pleasant

  • Head to Mount Pleasant to dig into more than 20 flavors of New York-style bagels and 18 flavors of cream cheese at Ruby’s, which opened in October 2022.

Iron Rose Bar & Restaurant, 115 Meeting St.

  • The Mills House Hotels new signature restaurant opened in October 2022 featuring a bar and courtyard seating. Find dishes like flat iron steak and grilled swordfish on the menu.

Hungry for more? Try these six places to eat that arrived on the local culinary scene in 2022.