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125 Central Ave, Summerville, SC 29483-6001
843-821-7733
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
What A Wonderful Treat

We spotted this gem while walking thru Summerville shopping area. They advertise lunch and catering. Everything is fresh and is made right there in the small kitchen. The menu isn't extensive; doesn't need to be. I had a freshly made salad (I watched him chop the lettuce) with chicken breast... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
2maryann
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Crestview Hills, Kentucky, USA
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Crestview Hills, Kentucky, USA
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We spotted this gem while walking thru Summerville shopping area. They advertise lunch and catering. Everything is fresh and is made right there in the small kitchen. The menu isn't extensive; doesn't need to be. I had a freshly made salad (I watched him chop the lettuce) with chicken breast and my companion had the chicken salad sandwich which was... More 

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Mons, Belgium
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I live overseas and wanted to deliver a homemade meal to my sister/brother in law in Summerville, as they just had a new baby. I'm so happy that I found the Eclectic Chef's Gourmet-to-Go service -- it was absolutely perfect! Everyone I spoke to was helpful and accomodating, and my family members received a delicious meal of chicken/spinach/mushroom lasagna with... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

The place was packed on a January weekend! I had the corn tortilla soup and the vegetable and goat cheese wrap. They both were absolutely fantastic. My husband has the French Dip Sandwich and enjoyed it as well. We sat in front of the desert counter and the temptation was high as they all looked delicious. I overheard another guest... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Walking on a rainy day in Summerville we did not have too high expectations when we entered this restaurant..Boy glad we did. Never expected to taste such good salad and wrap. This was made with love and care. To be recommended.

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Gaylord, Michigan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Had the French Dip was tasty with a side of chili. They also had a good selection of vegetarian options and a ice tea bar. We arrived early for lunch which was good because the place filled up fast. Great value for the quality of the food.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I had the roasted veggie and goat cheese sandwich, it is one of the best sandwiches I've ever had in my life. I also tried their chicken&veggie soup and their potato salad, both were delicious. If we didn't live in another state, this would be the new go-to lunch spot. It was reasonable priced too. Two sandwiches, soup, potato salad... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It is often a disappointment when you re-visit an eating house. We returned after visiting each year for last three years to re-order the wonderful Black & Bleu -blackened chicken with blue cheese. It was excellent as usual and it's great to have free top-ups of sweet tea etc. We will return, hopefully next year, sitting out in the South... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Eclectic Chef is a tiny restaurant on a pedestrian street right downtown here in Summerville. The best part of the dining experience is that most of the tables are outside filling up part of Short Central Street. When the weather is nice, which it often is, sitting at those tables is a pleasure, and my husband and I have done... More 

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Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Came here for the first time with my wife in Summerville and instantly loved the location of the restaurant. It is nestled away in the busy downtown area of Summerville and almost feels like an escape where you can relax outside and eat on a cobblestone road blocked off. The restaurant food and drinks were great and very fresh tasting.... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Excellent food with quality ingredients. Located in quaint renovated downtown area, feels like a European street cafe. New favorite!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 125 Central Ave, Summerville, SC 29483-6001
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Summerville
  • Phone Number: 843-821-7733

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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