8 Awesome Lunch Restaurants on Sullivan’s Island

One of the best experiences in the Charleston area is going for lunch on Sullivan’s Island before hitting the beach. And there is no shortage of excellent lunch spots on Sullivan’s Island.

Whether you’re looking for a quick bite to go or a nice meal with a great atmosphere we’ll help you find the perfect spot for you.

With it’s laid back island identity, Sullivan’s Island tends to draw crowds from Charleston when the weather is nice. There are so many great eateries with outdoor seating that you can understand why.

Let us help you pick the perfect spot for lunch on Sullivan’s Island.

For more nearby lunch spots, check out these popular lunch restaurants on neighboring Isle of Palms or these excellent lunch restaurants in Charleston.

Where To Eat Lunch On Sullivan’s Island

Check out this handy map to find a lunch spot in the perfect location!

Sullivan’s Island lunch Restaurants

2209 Middle Street | Sullivan’s Island

Mouthwatering BBQ in a casual atmosphere

Home Team BBQ is a great lunch spot in the heart of Sullivan’s Island serving up mouthwatering Carolina Style BBQ.

They have plenty of options for lunch ranging from BBQ sandwiches to ‘the side plate’ which comes with your choice of 4 of their delicious sides. We can also highly recommend their smoked chicken wings.

Home Team is a great place to bring the entire family with a laid back atmosphere and something for everyone on the menu.

They’re open daily at 11 am!

2210 Middle Street | Downtown Charleston

Enjoy a juicy burger for lunch on the front porch

Poe’s Tavern is a burger destination drawing in hungry patrons from the entire Charleston area. In addition to burgers, they serve nachos, quesadillas, several chicken options, salads and more.

Poe’s has a relaxed island feel with awesome outdoor seating in their garden and on their front porch.

It’s the perfect spot to grab lunch before hitting the beach. They open daily at 11 am just in time for lunch!

2063 Middle Street | Sullivan’s Island

Inspired cuisine in warm and inviting space

The Obstinate Daughter is worth a visit if you’re on the hunt for an inspired menu executed to perfection.

James Beard nominated chef Jacques Larson and his team will create mouthwatering dishes that are perfect for lunch.

Obstinate Daughter is always abuzz with a perfect atmosphere making for a great lunch experience.

The lunch menu is available daily from 11 am until 3 pm.

Mex 1 Coastal Cantina

2205 Middle Street | Sullivan’s Island

Fresh Mexican food with an island breeze

Mex 1’s Sullivan’s Island location is a great spot to grab lunch when you’re in the mood for fresh Mexican food.

Their menu includes a range of tacos, burritos, quesadillas, salads and bowls. Try the Baja Fish Tacos or the Mexicali Burrito! They also make a great Baja Bowl with your choice of protein.

Their airy covered deck is great for enjoying the sea breeze on a beautiful day.

Mex 1 is open daily beginning at 11 am.

2019 Middle Street | Sullivan’s Island

Trendy casual eatery serving fresh local seafood

Sullivan’s Fish Camp is a great spot for lunch where the menu is the same all day. This gives you so many options to try including some of our favorites like beer battered fish and chips and the New England lobster roll.

The Fish Camp Sandwich with jerk rubbed fish and the jalapeno and their gouda hush puppies are also worth a try!

The space is bright and comfortable inside making for a vibrant atmosphere for lunch with family or friends.

Sullivan’s Fish camp opens for lunch at noon Monday through Friday and at 10 am for brunch on Saturday and Sunday.

The Co-Op

2019 Middle Street | Sullivan’s Island

Sandwich shop known for its bottled frosé

The Co-Op is a great lunch spot on Sullivan’s Island and is perfect to grab a quick bite or a sandwich to go. And of course a bottle of frosé that it’s known for.

Try one of their sandwiches like the Cubano or Chicken salad sandwich, a bag of chips and a bottle of frosé. Better yet, get a flight of frosé! They have a variety of flavors available daily.

Kids love The Co-Op too! They have a small kid-friendly menu with a PB+J and grilled cheese, as well as soft-serve ice cream.

The Co-Op is open daily for lunch.

2213-B Middle Street | Sullivan’s Island

Caribbean inspired cuisine in the heart of Sullivan’s Island

Located in the heart of Sullivan’s Island, The Longboard is a great lunch restaurant with beautifully decorated interior and airy beach atmosphere.

Its a great spot for Poke and sushi wraps as well as salads and sandwiches like their shrimp roll and tuna Banh Mi.

With its roots in the US Virgin Islands, The Longboard brings Caribbean flare to cuisines from around the world.

Lunch is available on weekdays beginning at 11 am and they open for Brunch at 10 am on weekends.

2213 Middle Street | Sullivan’s Island

Dive bar with delicious pub fare

Dunleavy’s Pub is a great spot to grab some bar food for lunch on Sullivan’s Island.

While they don’t have traditional Irish fare, they do offer delicious grilled wings, burgers and Reuben!

Dunleavy’s is cash only, so be sure to bring some cash or you can use their on site ATM.

They’re open of lunch Wednesday through Sunday beginning at 11:30 am.

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