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Sunflower Cafe

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2366 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414-4754
+1 843-571-1773
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Charleston, South Carolina
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The omelets there are the bomb and the coffee is too. A nice little place for the visiting peeps to stop and get a great breakfast meal before heading out to the gardens and being forced into paying the BIG $$$ for food.

Thank Jimmy B
Cincinnati, Ohio
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108 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Solid breakfast choice when out in the Ashley River area. We stopped in mid-morning on a weekday and my fried green tomato and crab eggs benedict was fantastic. Service was friendly and the food came out very fast, definitely a family-run business without a lot of gloss or glamour but the food is good and the service was great.

Thank luv2travelgrrl
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Order French toast soggy no taste the home fries looked like they have been sitting all morning we got here at 9 not busy at all the bacon is cooked in the oven if you want crisp it is put in the fryer ham and cheese omelet not good the bis seemed like it was made 2 days ago and... More 

Thank Sandra S
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been eating at the Sunflower Cafe since it opened almost a decade ago. I used to live close by but now that I live overseas it is always one of my first stops when I come back into town. The atmosphere is bright and cheery and the owners and servers exude professionalism and good ole southern hospitality. The prices... More 

Thank Guinness R
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Tried this while passing by on the way to the Magnolia Plantation & Gardens on a hot humid Sunday. The grand matron of the establishment apologized for the wait but the food was worth it. Great grits and the hamburger "special" was a treat. On Sundays they close early and only serve breakfast but with the limited menu they are... More 

Thank James K
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

This place is a literally whole in the wall that is well worth your visit. My family and I had an amazing meal. The staff makes you feel at home with their excellent service. It seemed as if the majority of their customers are locals that come regularly. My group had food ranging from crap cakes to a Philly sandwich,... More 

Thank Daniella G
South Carolina
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122 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Have tried both breakfast and lunch here. Love that you can have breakfast until closing at 2pm. There is plenty of variety on both the breakfast and lunch portions of the menu to please everyone .Omletes are hearty and they use Boars Head meat for the sandwiches. Spinach salad with salmon is a great choice too! It can get a... More 

Thank shorttrips60
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170 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

We found this on the way to a plantation tour. It was Sunday and he after-church crowd was very evident. The waitresses were phenomenal and super friendly. The raspberry pancakes were pronounced delicious, the sausage was an ungenerous round of unremarkableness, the grits were standard, the coffee was excellent, and the eggs Benedict were standard. With an iced tea, the... More 

Thank Carl R
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this adorable cafe diner on the way to Drayton Hall and Magnolia Plantation. We had a perfectly prepared breakfast followed by their homemade Beignet, French donut. What a pleasure and a find--I had beignets once in New York City 25 years ago, and Sunflower's were perfect. Our server was so kind--she is a four year positive employee,... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

We were passing through Charleston, and stopped nearby for the night. In googling breakfast options, I ran across the Sunflower Cafe - and it's fabulous menu. With the next morning being Easter, I was pleased to find that they were still open and serving breakfast. We arrive 2 minutes before opening at 9am this Sunday. Good thing we did, because... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $10
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2366 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414-4754
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-571-1773
Family owned and operated restaurant since 2005 serving Breakfast and Lunch 8:00 am - 2:00 pm Tuesday through Saturday. Serving breakfast Sunday 9:00 - 2:00. Reservations always accepted.

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