Outside the City Limits: Savory Summerville

Take a drive down towards Charleston and stop in Summerville, SC for antique shopping, historic buildings and homes, lovely shaded parks with outdoor sculpture and definitely try one of their many restaurants.  Here are 2 we would like to recommend:

Eclectic Chef

125 Central Avenue, Summerville, SC  | 843.821.773
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Visit this culinary destination nestled in the heart of Historic Downtown Summerville.  The quaint European-style café offers an “eclectic” and unique selection of sandwiches, paninis, quesadillas, wraps, as well as the freshest salads, soups, and desserts.  Try one of their 11 tasty fresh salads such as their Eclectic Cobb or Summertime Blues Salad.  Also enjoy an incredible variety of sandwiches, paninis, quesadillas, and wraps.  Start off with the Blackened Salmon BLT, which features seared salmon, lettuce, tomato, red onion, bacon, and pesto, served open-faced on parmesan crusted ciabatta.  Or try the delicious Chicken Avocado Panini, with roasted chicken, roasted red peppers, red onion, mozzarella, mixed greens, and roasted red pepper pesto mayo. Yum!  If you just can’t decide between all of these tantalizing choices, then Eclectic Chef can help!  You can get their Pick Two Combo, which allows you to pick two of the following:  A Whole Sandwich, Cup of Soup, or 1/2 Salad.

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Plus, if you want to eat at home but don’t have time to cook, Gourmet-to-Go allows you to choose from a wide variety of items from their succulent Low Country Shrimp & Grits to their creamy Chicken Pot Pie.


Yelp Reviews:
Print“If you’re looking for a truly tasty place in the heart of historic Summerville, this is where you want to be.  The menu is wonderful, the food is always fresh and home made, the service is quite good, and the prices are great. They have fabulous entree items to go, their cold salads are out of this world, and they even prepare for a crowd on little notice. Ask about catering, too!  Whether I dine inside, or out on the old cobblestone street, The Eclectic Chef is always one of my favorite places.” – Tina D.

“My family and I probably go here way too much, but we just love the quality and convenience. Summerville has become over-saturated with fast food and chain restaurants. It’s so refreshing to eat at a local restaurant! The food is always excellent and you can’t beat the price point. I’d recommend almost anything on the menu, but our favorites include: the cool ranch chicken sandwich, almost any wrap or salad, and their chili. Their sweet tea bar is so good as well. In addition to their daily baked sweets and treats!” – Stephanie J.


Mon-Sat 9am-4pm

Matt’s Burgers

102 S Cedar St # B, Summerville, SC 29483  | 843.821.1911
Matt's Burgers--food2This old-school spot offers amazing classic & specialty burgers, chili, fries, and other comfort fare. Try the Chili Sausage Cheeseburger, smothered in 8oz. of chili & topped with American & Hot Pepper Cheese, mustard, pickles, and fried onions. Also try Matt’s award-winning homemade chili and his homemade coleslaw!  It just doesn’t get better than this. Enjoy the Southwest Chicken Special, featuring grilled chicken, onion & tomato, served over pasta, covered with American & hot pepper cheese, among tons of other choices of sandwiches, hamburger steaks, delicious burgers, and much more!

Google Reviews:

Matt's Burgers--Logo“I love your bacon cheeseburger so much. I love the way you’re always greeted with a smile and the wait is not long. One of the best places I have ever been to. Thank you so much for a great meal. ”  – Tiffannie R.

“Amazing chili, inexpensive great tasting food, free WiFi, military discount… It doesn’t get any better! I absolutely love this place. It is worth every penny in gas getting here and in the restaurant. I would recommend this place to anyone.”  – Cameron F.


Tues 11am-3pm; Wed-Sat 11am-8:30pm

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