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Sunflower Cafe

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2366 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414
+1 843-571-1773
Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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McDonough GA
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117 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We knew nothing about the place, just drove by and decided to try it for breakfast. It was one of the best meals of the trip. If you're headed out to see Charleston's plantations, stop here.

Thank burns41
sunflowercafejj, Owner at Sunflower Cafe, responded to this review

We are very happy you enjoyed your meal with us while visiting Charleston. Hope you will stop by again!! Happy Thanksgiving!! More 

Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, cozy atmosphere. Prices were very reasonable. It was kind of like everyone knew each other when you walked in the door. Love being able to help local businesses! Will definitely go back!!

Thank lkight
sunflowercafejj, Owner at Sunflower Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for supporting small, locally owned businesses like ours!! We hope you will stop by and see us again!! May you and your family have a safe, blessed, and Happy Thanksgiving! More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting from WI all five of us ordered different items and all were great! Super service too! Portions were very generous and everything was fresh.

1 Thank LittleCarpenter
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

After driving by a million times, we finally stopped by! The atmosphere was friendly and everything you want a cafe to feel like. The staff was friendly and the food came out quick despite the cafe being packed. We both had one of the egg benedicts, and they did NOT disappoint! yummy!!!! We will definitely be back!

Thank Missy M
Charleston, South Carolina
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98 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Small hometown feel, delicious sandwiches and friendly staff. Don't expect any frills and you don't need any, the food is real, good and exactly as described. The potato salad is definitely worth and try, along with whatever the soup of the day is!

1 Thank Dennis P
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

We have eaten here several times and the food has always been good, whether breakfast or lunch. Only thing, their coffee is terrible.

Thank David R
Wilmington , DE
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67 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

We visited the café on our way to Magnolia Plantation. Would recommend this place to anyone headed there due to its convenient location along the way. Here you will find a typical southern breakfast with all the classics. Nice clean place with friendly service.

1 Thank StephenWilmington_DE
Johns Island, South Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

My pals and I meet here Saturday or Sunday for breakfast. Sunflower opens a little late, 8:00 am on Sat, 9:00 am on Sun., so get there early or there is a line. The food is consistently delicious, especially the benedicts. The spicy sausage benedict is plenty hot even for a leather-mouthed chili head like me. The crab and fried... More 

1 Thank Stephen J
Charleston, South Carolina
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34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

They serve breakfast & lunch, but breakfast is what it is all about. I had scrambled eggs, bacon, and their breakfast potatoes tossed with onions & peppers, It also comes with a fresh hot biscuit, which tasted great. Their breakfast potatoes are the best I have ever tasted. My wife had one of there omelette's which she said was very... More 

Thank Larry A
Atlanta, Georgia
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181 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

We arrived on a Saturday morning around 10:30 and it was still quite busy. We wanted a table for four and had to wait about 15 or 20 minutes. They do have a small bar area you can sit at to order if you are solo or just a couple. Parking was ample outside. Once we were sat service throughout... More 

Thank soitgoes14

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
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
  • 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?