Gourmet Southern Food & Low Country Food In Charleston, SC

Pawpaw, nestled in the middle of historic downtown Charleston, represents a devotion to both a storied cultural history and vibrant new approaches to regional Southern classics. Gourmet Southern food is at the heart of every Pawpaw menu item, complimented by carefully selected beverages and seasonal wood-fire grill specialties.

Dinner, Lunch, Brunch & More

A glance across the menus offered at Pawpaw reveals a unique dedication fresh, high quality low country food in Charleston, SC. You’ll find locally sourced seafood, expertly cooked steaks, and new takes on Southern classics like our famous Recipe #88 Free Range Fried Chicken. These are just some of the items that make Pawpaw a must-visit eatery in Charleston’s burgeoning food scene. Join us for Brunch, Lunch, Dinner and of course great drinks!

Always Fresh, Seasonal Offerings

Most of all, the chef team at Pawpaw are keen observers of peak seasons, seasonal availability, and local suppliers. This concern for the connection between Charleston, its people, and food makes Pawpaw truly special within the crowded Southern food sector of the local culinary world. The warm and welcoming atmosphere inside Pawpaw is the perfect complement to our menu, promising guests an unforgettable meal. With menus offering something for every taste, a visit to Pawpaw is a visit to the very best of gourmet Southern food.

About Southern Cuisine

A trip to South Carolina’s beautiful coast is simply incomplete without experiencing the region’s famous foods. Perhaps the strongest culinary pull is found in the tradition of low country food in Charleston, SC. Drawing from African, European, and Latin influences, low country food is a special blend of flavors and spices. Most of all, Southern food is centered on using fresh, locally available ingredients. Local waterways, farms and lush woodlands provide the basis for a cuisine that is as inviting as it is delicious. Southern food is meant to be enjoyed with those close to you, in celebration of a region and all of its people. Come and dine with us today!