Listed are most of the restaurants that opened or closed in the Charleston area in 2016

Openings

Downtown

60 Bull Cafe

Avila

Bar Normandy

Beech

Best Friend’s Lounge

Butcher & Bee

Cane Rhum Bar

Community Pizza

Crooked Crown

Eclectic Cafe

Five Loaves Juice Bar

goat.sheep.cow

Harold's Cabin

Henrietta's

Home Team BBQ

Homey’s TeaKettle BBQ

John King Grill + Bar**

Lagunitas Tap Room

Le Farfalle

Lewis Barbecue

Little Jack’s Tavern

Luke’s Craft Pizza

Marty's Place

McCrady’s Tavern**

McCrady’s**

Meeting at Market

North Central Delicatessen

Once Upon a Sweet

Oyster House on Market**

Peace Pie

Pizza King

Poke Tea House

Que d'Keys

The Bearded Cafe

The Commodore

The Darling Oyster

The Gibbes Cafe

Revelator Coffee

The Watch

Turquoise*

Welkin Coffee

Wild Buck triplex

Wine & Company

Mount Pleasant

Cinco Tex-Mex

Congress

Fill Piano Bar

Saveurs du Monde***

Star Taco 

North Charleston

843 Korean

Butter Tapas

Caribbean Delight

Caviar & Bananas Charleston International Airport

Harvest Grounds Charleston International Airport

Jack Nicklaus Golden Bear Grill Charleston International Airport

One Love Jamaican Cuisine

Stems & Skins

The Codfather

Tiki Taco

Mobile

West Ashley

Ashley Lanes Tavern

Bianco's Pizza*

CleanEatz

Pelican SnoBalls

R Kitchen West*** 

Southern Roots Smokehouse

Taste of the Islands

Thai Spice

WildFlour Pastry***

Other areas

Blondies Bagels Daniel Island 

Blues Burger Joint James Island

Crust Wood-Fired Pizza*** Summerville

Feast Isle of Palms 

gogogreens Sullivan's Island 

Mex 1 Coastal Cantina Sullivan's Island 

Nacha Mama's Taqueria Seabrook 

Nigel's Good Food Ladson 

Pacha Mama Goose Creek

Persimmon Cafe*** Summerville

Sermet’s Southernterranean James Island

Sweet Belgium James Island

The Refuge Isle of Palms

Ti-Ney Bangkok Summerville

* both opened and closed in 2016

** opened under a new name and concept, but no change in ownership

*** additional location of existing independent restaurant

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Closings

Downtown

A.W. Shuck's

Brasserie Gigi

Bull Street Gourmet

Chick's Fry House

Dell'z Deli

DeSano Pizza Bakery

Garcia's

Joe Pasta**

King Street Grille

Leaf

Lee Lee's Hot Kitchen

McCrady's**

Menkoi Ramen House

Molly Darcy's

Normandy Farm Bakery

Palace Hotel

Parlor Deluxe

The Westendorff**

Thrive Organic Eatery

Turquoise

Two Boroughs Larder

Mount Pleasant

Black Sheep Bar & Grill

Bougnat

Boulevard Diner

SIP

Southerly

Water Dog Grill

North Charleston

Maya del Sol

Other areas

Bianco's Pizza West Ashley

Bushido Isle of Palms

Heart Woodfire Kitchen James Island

Koshi Summerville

San Lucas Mexican Grill Seabrook

Taco Mamcita Sullivan's Island

** Closed by owners to make way for new concept