401 Goose Creek Blvd. N.
Goose Creek, SC 29445-2971
Phone: (843) 797-8200
Fax: (843) 797-6639
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature breadsticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like bruchetta, calamari, ravioli, and eggplant parmigiana line their lengthy menu. More exotic items like salmon, chicken dishes, and innovative pizzas are also available. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garen has a range of low fat and low carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu- their cakes, custards, and ice creams are sure to win you over. Lunch and take out menus are available.
If you're craving good ol' fashioned BBQ, ease on down to Smokey Bones Barbeque and Grill. Combining authentic American cuisine and a cozy, mountain lodge atmosphere, Smokey Bones is the perfect place to satisfy a big appetite. An ironworker named Duke established the restaurant in 1968 when he built a 'new' BBQ smoker from a section of the old Rocky Mountain pipeline that utilized real hickory logs. According to legend, this smoker produces some of the best BBQ in town! Try their award-winning Smoked St. Louis-style ribs, hand pulled pork or slow-roasted chicken drenched in their signature BBQ sauce for a delicious meal. Be sure to save room for one of their decadent desserts such as chocolate peanut butter pie, apple cobbler a la mode and chocolate fudge cake. Draft and bottled beer, cocktails and blended drinks are available.
Nigel's Good Food, located on Ashley Phosphate Road, offers a menu that brings authentic Soul Food to North Charleston's table. Given the specialty of the charming eatery, seafood is also an inherent USP here. Midst a comfortable, cozy atmosphere that is conducive to family dinners, Nigel's Good Food is known for local comfort food such as fried pork chops, geechie wings, gumbo and lots more. The use of fresh, local ingredients is quite evident in the exceptional tastes and flavors that offerings here boast of. Moderately priced and backed by a helpful and courteous waitstaff, Nigel's Good Food seldom disappoints if it is soul food you crave.
Sticky Fingers Smokehouse is a unique concept specializing in fresh, high quality smoked meats and comfort food offered in a relaxed, full service restaurant. Since opening their first restaurant in 1992, they've established a reputation for serving award winning barbecue in the Southeast – home of the best barbecue in America! They take great pride in smoking their ribs, wings, pulled pork barbecue, brisket and other meats on-site over hickory wood in their pits everyday, all day. Their menu also features southern sides, burgers, huge salads and five award-winning barbecue sauces.
If you are looking for a hearty barbecue lunch or dinner, this is the place to go. With fast-paced counter service and a delicious, if basic menu, their dishes are suitable for all tastes and appetites. Try out the burgers or steaks, served with tangy mustard sauce or just gorge on their famous onion rings. You can wash it all down with sweet tea, which, in true Charleston fashion, is one of the most popular drinks to order. If you are looking for a laid-back place to relax and enjoy a meal with friends or family, Roberts Bar B Que is definitely a good option.
Located in the 1901 building for the original Crystal Ice Company and Clinchfield Coal Corporation, an upstairs bar and first floor restaurant exist here. Open since the 1970s, both have grown into a popular dining and drinking destination. The 2nd floor pub offers over 100 beer selections as well as creative fruit infusions and rums with fruit. No food is sold; however, they have free hot dogs on Saturdays and Sundays. Happy Hour begins at noon and lasts until 8p. Smoking is allowed, but patrons can take their drinks downstairs and relax on the back patio or in rocking chairs on the front porch. The downstairs restaurant is decorated with photos and memorabilia from the 1920s. Family friendly, there is a kids' menu. Parking is off-road along the front of the building.
This popular dining spot on Summerville's main highway, near the railroad crossing, offers creative options for hot dogs, tacos and hamburgers. Although the restaurant is small, service is prompt and friendly. There are a few tables inside, as well as umbrella covered ones outside. They name their over-the-top dogs with a variety of "frank" puns, like the Aretha Franklin, which includes pulled pork, BBQ sauce, homemade coleslaw and fried onions. For vegetarians, the soy or carrot dogs are delicious alternatives to the regular dogs. Other menu items include Guinness soaked onion rings and sweet potato fries for two. The restaurant also features a variety of tacos, including shrimp, pulled pork and veggie.
A colorful blue and white building located in the downtown historic district, this small but popular dining destination offers Greek dining. Patrons can relax outside under umbrella tables or on the side patio. The restaurant features a full bar, daily specials and a children's menu. Sample entrees include a sliced lamb platter served with rice pilaf or Greek potatoes and a side salad. Another is the Greek Mixed Grill with marinated steak strips, chicken breast, gyros and Greek sausage. Parking is in a small lot on the side of the building or on the street.
Open since 1982, this upscale restaurant offers traditional American and Southern-style cuisine. The menu and specials changes often and many dishes are created by season and the market. Diners can opt for a buffet lunch or a la carte. The dinner menu includes Oscar's Shrimp and Grits, Steak Oscar or Chicken Oscar stuffed with crab meat and asparagus. Save room for homemade desserts such as the pineapple upside down cake. Intimate seating, cozy booths and dim lighting for romantic dinners. There is also patio dining when weather permits. Full bar service, open until 11p Tuesday through Thursday.
Extra Virgin Oven, or EVO prides itself in preparing authentic Neapolitan wood-fired pizza. Besides it delicious paninis, calzones and pasta, diners could also try the their gourmet artisan flatbread pizzas. The swiss chard pie is also delightful. The ingredients at this eatery are seasonal and are always locally sourced, while the dressings at EVO are house made. Also offering a slew of freshly baked goods, the food at Extra Virgin Oven is always a treat for your taste buds.
Authentic Irish food can be found at this hidden gem in Old Village near the Navy base. The prime rib sandwich and fish and chips are just a couple of the popular items on its extensive menu. There's a full bar with happy hour and a large selection of beers. Sports fans can watch live games on one of the many TVs mounted on the walls around the restaurant. Open daily for lunch and dinner, the restaurant also has a very popular Sunday jazz brunch. Street parking is available, and there is a smoking section. -Natasha Lawrence
The letters in the name stand for Daniel Island Grill, another restaurant outside Charleston. Located in a former garden nursery in the Old Village by the Navy base, this restaurant has plenty of outdoor seating, and a few fire pits get lit on cool evenings. Inside, there are many televisions showing sports. The full bar has a happy hour with discounted drinks and appetizers including free oysters from 5p to 7p every Friday. Menu items include sandwiches, burgers, salads, chicken wings and other fare. If you're walking with a dog, it is welcome, too. Parking is on the street or in a side lot. -Natasha Lawrence