Summer Wind’s Guide to Local Restaurants

At Summer Wind, we feel so fortunate be able to call this area our home. Nothing quite compares to Southern Cuisine, and fortunately, Summerville offers an array of different options when it comes to food. With so many unique and enticing restaurants frequently popping up around town, it’s apparent that the restaurant scene is thriving. No matter what type of cuisine you’re in the mood for, there’s most likely a restaurant nearby that can satisfy those cravings.

Best Food

Located in historic Downtown Summerville is The Icehouse Restaurant. They prepare delectable southern dishes made with the freshest ingredients, most of which have been locally sourced. Be sure to try their house-made Sweet Tea Vinaigrette dressing! The warm rustic atmosphere and friendly service will have you feeling right at home. They have an adorable outdoor patio area with tables if guests wish to sit outside with an area for kids to play. You can also frequently enjoy the sounds of live music while dining at The Icehouse.

If you’re in the mood for a delicious breakfast or lunch, be sure to stop by Charleston Bakery & Deli. They’re open 7 days a week for breakfast and lunch and you will not be disappointed! Aside from their breakfast and lunch menus, they also offer a large selection of pastries and baked goods that are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Other favorites include: Five Loaves Café, Oscar’s, The Red Pepper, and Low Country Fish Camp

Best Happy Hour

After a long day of work, happy hour is the perfect way to unwind and relax with friends or coworkers. For some of the best happy hour specials in the city, check out Montreux Bar and Grill (4-7 pm | $2.50 house liquor, $1 off drafts, $2 domestic bottles), Dog and Duck Summerville (4:30-7:30 pm | 50 cents off bottled beer, draft beer and wine, $1 off name-brand liquor, house liquor is $3, and select menu items are $1.50 off), and Top Dawg Tavern (4-7 pm | $2.50 domestic draft beer, $5.50 Sangria, $3.50 import/craft draft beer, $5.50 glass of wine, $2.50 domestic bottles, $4.50 happy hour shots: Fireball, Jack Daniel’s Honey, Jägermeister, Lemon Drop, and Red Snapper).

Best Sports Bar

If you’re looking for somewhere to catch the big game, there are plenty of sports bars in Columbia where you can do so. Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar is a new restaurant, in the Nexton development, with multiple TVs, a large selection of beers and drinks, a food menu full of delicious burger, non-burgers, salads, appetizers, and sides. The fun atmosphere makes Bad Daddy’s the perfect place to watch all your favorite teams. Carolina Ale House is another new restaurant in the Nexton area to watch all of the games. They offer extensive food menu, abundance of TVs, and large selection of beers and drinks to enjoy.

We could go on and on about all of the delicious local restaurants that Summerville has to offer. As the city continues to grow and expand, so does the buzzing restaurant scene. We hope you’re able to visit some of the restaurants we’ve suggested and enjoy them as much as we do!

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