Places to Eat

Charleston's reputation as a culinary hot spot is well deserved, and you'll find a broad spectrum of restaurants and eateries near campus. Of course, dining on campus is equally satisfying with eight locations offering the full gamut from home-cooked meals to fast food options — everything to satisfy all your cravings.

Liberty Street Fresh Food Company

Liberty Street Residence Hall
30 St. Philip St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Phone: 843.953.8161

The residential restaurant on-campus features an all-you-can-eat policy for every meal. Choose from great exhibition cooking, rotating menus from around the globe, a culinary twist on old American favorites, pizza and pasta creations, made to order deli specials, freshly baked breads and desserts as well as a large salad bar. Serving three meals a day, six days a week, Fresh Food Company offers convenience, variety and value at every meal.

City Bistro

Berry Residence Hall, first floor
80 St. Phillip St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Phone: 843.953.5414

The campus's second all-you-care-to-eat restaurant, City Bistro offers an upscale menu consisting of items such as delicious seafood, brick-oven pizza, a stocked salad bar, made to order sandwiches and decadent desserts. You can also use a meal swipe and get food to go in our reusable, to-go containers. In addition, you can view the menus online on the dining services website or download our CampusDish app, which allows you to peruse the menu right on your mobile device. Of course, in addition to meal swipes, you can also use Dining Dollars, Cougar Cash, cash or credit.

Stern Center Food Court

Stern Student Center, first floor
71 George St.
Charleston, SC 29424
Phone: 843.953.5576

The Stern Center is a great place to eat using dining dollars, cash, or a credit card. Enjoy Olilo by celebrity chef Cat Cora, Boar's Head Deli, Roll with It, and much more.

Einstein Bros. Bagels

McAlister Residence Hall, first floor
80-B St. Phillip St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Phone: 843.953.4440

Einstein Bros. offers a wide variety of fresh-baked bagels, Darn Good Coffee and espresso beverages, freshly made smoothies, breakfast paninis, sandwiches, salads and homemade desserts. Use Dining Dollars, cash, or a credit card to make your purchases. Open from early morning until late afternoon.


Addlestone Library
205 Calhoun St.
Charleston, SC 29424
Phone: 843.953.1094

Need a break from studying and research? Starbucks features delicious, handcrafted beverages and great tasting food. This includes amazing coffees from around the world and other drinks for you to discover and enjoy. Pastries and sandwiches are also available and made with high-quality, simple ingredients. Enjoy your drink and meal while you work or socialize in our comfortable atmosphere. Starbucks accepts cash, credit and Dining Dollars.


Berry Residence Hall, first floor
80 St. Phillip St.
Charleston, SC 29403
Phone: 843.953.1055

Chick-fil-A Express is on the corner of St. Philip & Calhoun! We serve your Chick-fil-A favorites such as breakfast chicken biscuits, spicy chicken and milkshakes! We accept cash, credit card, dining dollars and cougar cash. 

Market 159

College Lodge, bottom floor
Calhoun St.
Charleston, SC 29401
Phone: 843.953.3631

Market 159 carries an array of products such as bottled beverages, late-night snacks, organic items, fresh fruits, cleaning products, microwavable meals and other favorites such as Lean Cuisine, Healthy Choice soups and DiGiorno Pizzas! Prepared daily, Market 159 also offers a variety of Grab & Go sandwiches, salads and sushi perfect for students on the run. Market 159 accepts cash, credit and Dining Dollars.

Additional Questions?

Contact Dining Services for any questions you may have. 843.953.5539 or visit us at