Bon Appetit on Daniel Island!

August 27, 2015

Charleston, SC is well known for its world-class culinary options, but you don’t have to live in the historic district to enjoy great options for dining out. Part of the city of Charleston, Daniel Island offers a variety of great restaurants within minutes of the island’s numerous neighborhoods. So, the next time you’re here, make sure you try one of the delicious local restaurants in Charleston’s island town. See the partial list below for some ideas – Bon appetit!

The Islander

The Islander features a tropical blend of island fare set amidst the laid-back elegance provided by its setting. Favorite menu items include: Salt and Pepper Calamari, Chipotle Shrimp and Avocado Salad, Baja Fish Tacos and Cassava Crusted Grouper. Islander Daniel Island

Ristorante LIDI (Little Italy Daniel Island)

Ristorante LIDI was inspired by the world’s great Italian family restaurants, known for simple, authentic dishes in intimate contemporary settings. Favorite menu items include: Sicilian Meatballs, Caprese Salad, Lamb Chops Scottadito and Clam Linguini.

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With multiple locations around town, Wasabi is known as one of the best sushi spots in Charleston. The team at Wasabi on Daniel Island combines traditional Japanese cooking techniques with a signature modern touch to create exquisitely balanced Japanese Fusion cuisine. Favorite menu items include: Gyoza, Filet Tataki, Tempura Lobster Roll and Seabass Saikyoyaki.

Wasabi Daniel Island

Sermet’s Courtyard

Just a short walk from the beautiful Wando River waterfront and Daniel Island Information Center, Sermet’s Mediterranean-inspired cuisine is made even more welcome by the restaurant’s warm interior and picturesque outdoor courtyard. Favorite menu items include: Fried Okra, Grilled Salmon Salad, Seared Scallop Risotto and Chicken Agnolotti.

Sermets Daniel island

Vespa Pizzeria

Vespa offers a classic Neapolitan-inspired menu using traditional cooking methods and only the freshest, highest quality ingredients. It’s also a great spot to meet friends and family for a cool glass of Limoncello and a couple of slices. Favorite menu items include: Basil Mussels, Caesar Salad, Chicken Parmesan, Sausage and Peppers Pizza and Margherita Pizza.

Vespa Daniel Island

Laura Alberts Tasteful Options

Established in 2002, Laura Alberts is one of Daniel Island’s most successful restaurants – and a resident favorite! Laura Alberts brings fresh, local cuisine to Daniel Island with their farm-to-table menu. Favorite menu items include: Fried Green Tomatoes, Roasted Beet Salad, Laura’s BBQ Shrimp & Grit Cake and Pan-Roasted Pork Chop.


And there’s more! These are just some highlights of the many restaurants in Charleston’s island town. Do you have a favorite you’d like to see highlighted? Visit our Facebook page and let us know what your favorite restaurant is on Daniel Island.