Get here early, as the flaky croissants (from traditional to chocolate to sriracha), crusty baguettes, sweet rolls, and tender brioche sell out quickly.

Brown's Court Bakery
199 St Philip St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 724-0833

In an alleyway-turned-cozy breakfast nook, Carrie Morey sells her signature biscuits (buttermilk, country ham, blackberry, etc) and daily specials (fried chicken with dill pickles on a biscuits) fresh from the oven.

Callie's Hot Little Biscuit
476 King St
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 577-1198

Though they sell breakfast sandwiches, pastries, Stumptown coffee, and gourmet provisions, this spot trades in juice. Expect fresh-squeezed citrus plus a whole roster of other fruits and veggies, apple-and-beet (with a kick of jalapeno).

The Daily
652 King Street
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 619-0151

Here, it's all about everyday eating done well. From a salad of roasted cauliflower with hazelnuts to the exemplar of fried egg sandwiches, restaurateur Karalee Nielsen delivers locally-sourced food without the farm-to-table luxury tax.

The Park Cafe
730 Rutledge Avenue
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 410-1070