Downtown Local Lunch Spots

This week alone, I've been contacted three times by friends in town for a conference or other events for suggestions on lunch, coffee, and family friendly dining downtown. And guess what- I KNOW lunch (and it looks like I must like it best in the form of a bowl). For now, I'm going to focus on local, lunch spots within walking distance of the Francis Marion Hotel, along with my personal favorite lunch pick, a link to their menus, and a full map to guide your way:

(Walkable map)

Closed for Business
Pick: Jimmy Serano Veggie Burger

Pick: Ciccio Pizza

Juanita Greenberg's
Pick: Chicken Rice Bowl

Pick: Lula Kabab

Basic Kitchen
Pick: Salmon Rainbow Bowl

Circe's Grotto
Pick: Cuban Press

Pick: Delecta-A-Bowl

Pick: Chickpea Salad

Pick: Koran Short Rib Banh Mi

The Watch
Pick: Fish Tacos

Virginia's on King
Pick: She Crab Soup

Poke Tea House
Pick: Seared Tuna Poke Bowl

39 Rue De Jean
Pick: Brasserie Burger

And in case you aren't motivated enough, some photos:

@basic_kitchen (their Instagram is a MUST follow)

If you're staying at the Francis Marion Hotel, your closest local, coffee (and craft beer) shop is Kudu, but fair warning, they don't have WiFi, so you're going to have to interact with people and nature for a few minutes.

What are your favorite, downtown lunch spots? This list is all within 10 minutes walking distance of Marion Square.

The headline photo was sent to me by a friend I had shared the map with, while I was handling phone calls for my newest listing, 362 Huger Street, and getting my oil changed, eating a Kashi bar. Drooling and jealousy ensued. 

Current favorite family friendly spots downtown for lunch AND dinner (not necessarily walkable, but space for those toddlers).

Taco Boy
HomeTeam BBQ
Rutledge Cab Co.
Park Cafe (outside/no dinner)

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