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125 Central Ave, Summerville, SC 29483-6001
843-821-7733
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9:00 am - 4:00 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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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
Good lunch

Haven't had a bad experience there at all. Good to great lunches with no fuss. Give it a try. You'll be amazed/

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Munich158
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South Carolina
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South Carolina
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Haven't had a bad experience there at all. Good to great lunches with no fuss. Give it a try. You'll be amazed/

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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292 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Once you find this place, just off an alleyway in downtown Summerville, you won't forget where it is! Fabulous food, great selection and plenty of outdoor seating for the fabulous spring time weather. I had the homemade chicken salad on a spinach salad and it was excellent. Do not leave without taking a dessert home. The coconut cake was fabulous... More 

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Crestview Hills, Kentucky, USA
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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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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
19 helpful votes 19 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

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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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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