Posted on 9/7/2022 by Jessie Jacob

It's a BREW-tiful Day for Local Coffee

Published by Jessie Jacob on September 7, 2022

Words cannot espresso how much supporting local businesses means to us...

You may be on vacation, but one thing that doesn't change is that instinct to start your day off with a freshly-brewed cup of coffee. Something I love to do when I'm somewhere new, is to try out the local shops and what they specialize in. Starbucks and Dunkin are great (especially that Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew,) but they'll still be there when I get back home! Take a chance next time you're in Charleston and try one of these locally-owned spots. If you're the non-coffee drinker in the group, there's no need to feel left out — we've selected some scrumptious picks from each menu that you can try too. Here are some of the best places on the Islands for you to get that cup of Joe (featuring some of your best suggestions).

  • Location: Isle of Palms
  • Try something new: Espresso Tonic (Espresso + Tonic Water)
  • For the non-coffee drinkers: Peach Tea
  • This cafe was suggested by @hgwinnfran on Instagram!
  • Location: Isle of Palms
  • Try something new: Con panna (Double shot topped with whipped cream)
  • For the non-coffee drinkers: Chai Latte (Great iced!)
  • Location: Sullivan's Island & IOP
  • Try something new: Nitro Cold Brew (super smooth cold brew, served without ice)
  • For the non-coffee drinkers: REHAB Smoothie (Avocado, green apple, pineapple, almond milk + honey)
  • The Co-Op was suggested by Whitney at our front desk!
  • Location: Sullivan's Island
  • Try something new: Affogato (2 scoops of gelato with freshly brewed espresso)
  • For the non-coffee drinkers: Beardcat Frozen Lemonade (made with fresh lemons and mint)
  • Location: Mt. Pleasant
  • Try something new: Cinnamon Latte
  • For the non-coffee drinkers: Turmeric Ginger Chai Latte
  • Suggested by @allisonweststone on Instagram!
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