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Early Bird Diner

1644 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-7869
+1 843-277-2353
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (40 reviews)
“pork cutlet” (10 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1644 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-7869
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had read about this restaurant and was staying close by so thought I would try it. When I first pulled into parking lot I thought it must have closed down. Parking lot was a little torn up and restaurant was all dark and there were...More

Thank travel4pleasure2015
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The fried Chicken and grits bowl was one of our favs in Charleston.. and very reasonably priced for the generous amount of food served..

Thank N s
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stayed at the Town and Country Inn down on Hwy 17. Easy 20 min walk, atmosphere is definitely easy going. The cinnamon fried chicken and whole wheat waffles is a must eat. Very tasty! Seemed an odd mix being from Ontario. Staff are super...More

Thank tfd821
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited here this morning for the first time. It has a nice mom and pop feel with a Waffle House smell. I mean that in a good way. Our waitress was friendly and helpful but didn't hover over us every second....More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While sightseeing in Charleston my wife & I noticed a lot of cars here every time we passed by. Had cinnamon waffle & chicken . Best ever. Chicken was crispy and tender. Waffle was very good. Wife had vegetable plate. All was good except butter...More

Thank andyrains
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the steak and eggs... yummy Friend had the special ... spinach corn and pepper omelet. Just OK Eggs good Home fries good Steak great Waffle yummy if you like cinnamon Parking lot is tiny and was full Diner is small and of course we...More

Thank ChrisTopherTemple
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fast service, excellent breakfast choices, reasonable prices. I highly recommend! Would definitely come again

Thank Steve N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here because it was on the show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. The server/hostess was very friendly and talked like she owned the place. The food was really good and reasonably priced.

Thank johnwX2426TO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a late breakfast on a weekday. Enjoyed corn cakes with salsa and pancakes and sausage. Food was well seasoned, did not seem industrial or microwaved. Fast service, decent prices.

Thank James H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This a pretty average diner, although admittedly quite popular given the crowded parking lot on a Saturday morning. The decor is rather worn, so don’t expect much in terms of ambiance. Our chicken and waffles were pretty good, with the chicken being tasty and juicy....More

Thank GoLeafs85
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21 August 2016|
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Response from Monica H | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure there are with so many choices on their menu
JaQuelle G
13 April 2016|
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Response from BF61 | Reviewed this property |
Interesting question. I don't know, but one waitress there was super rude to me and I am white and my sons are mixed. We changed tables and had a great waitress. We went the next day and the same rude waitress was there and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1644 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407-7869
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-277-2353
Breakfast All Day, Lunch + Diner, Open Til 4am Fri + Sat, Locally Owned, Everything Made From Scratch - Biscuits, Ice Cream, Pancakes + Pasta
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