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Raising the Sails at Kitchen 208

We’ve been waiting for this since the building plans were first revealed. The sails over Kitchen 208 are fully deployed and ready to shade the patio. Watching these go up yesterday was fun. Felt a bit like playing the parachute game in kindergarten. But, we digress… Enjoy these sail-raising progression snapshots. Walk on by and take

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Welcome Chef John Robertson!

After months of construction.. Menu development/and taste testing… and swag design… Kitchen 208′s grand opening was officiated by Mayor Joe Riley’s one-handed egg crack over a cast iron pan. Ah, the memories… As we approach our seven month anniversary of serving breakfast, lunch and brunch in Charleston, Chef Matt Pleasants will hand the sizzling skillet over…


Wraps + Halves, Kids Menu, Oh my.

Come Tuesday, March 11th you can expect a few changes at Kitchen 208. Here are the top 5 things we’re most excited about: The Kids Menu. Good news mom + dad! We have some new kid-friendly dining options for downtown Charleston. On the Kitchen 208 Kids Menu: PB&J with Fresh Ground Peanut Butter + Jelly,…

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Pi (e) Day

pi at Kitchen 208= Channel your inner Mathlete and join us for a Pi Day lunch on Friday, March 14th. Kitchen 208 will serve Homemade Chicken Pot Pies for $3.14 on 3/14. Join us for lunch in downtown Charleston, SC between 11am-3pm to take advantage of this special savory lunch deal. In the meantime take…

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$2.08 Mimosas + Bloody Marys on 2/08

How will we celebrate 208 Day, you ask? The only way we know how. With Mimosas! And Sake Bloody Marys! … for $2.08 each! All day on Saturday, February 8th (aka 2/08, aka 208 Day), Kitchen 208 will serve $2.08 Mimosas and Sake Bloody Marys. Come dine with us between 7am-3pm and treat yourself to…

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Sink Your Teeth Into a Cobblestone Egg + Candied Bacon Sandwich

Candied Bacon. Fried Egg. Gruyere Cheese. Lemon Mayo. Tomato. Arugula. All perfectly delicious on their own – but imagine this “monster assemblage” stacked together on a freshly baked Benne Seed Bun. Yes, this is the kind of breakfast sandwich that appears in your wildest dreams. The kind of sandwich that beckons you out of bed…


Where to Bring Your Visitors for a Very Merry Christmas in Charleston

Friends and family. You love them, you can’t wait for their annual holiday pilgrimage to Charleston, but sometimes they arrive with questions that you aren’t sure how to answer. When your out-of-town guests have questions about the Charleston restaurant scene, Kitchen 208 has answers. 1. “It’s so nice out! I want to sit outside somewhere.”…

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Kitchen 208 Open Thanksgiving Morning!

Not to worry, Charleston. Kitchen 208 will be open on Thanksgiving morning, revving up your appetite for a day of feasting, football, friends and family. We’ll serve our regular breakfast menu starting at 7am on Thanksgiving morning. Chomp on a Cobblestone egg and candied bacon sandwich, stave off your hunger with steel cut oats, fruit,…

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The View from Weekend Brunch in Charleston

At Kitchen 208, the coffee, sake bloody marys and mimosas flow freely all weekend long. We love brunch so much, we serve it on Saturdays and Sundays from 7am-3pm. Kitchen 208 serves unique lunch specials Monday through Friday but also continues the fun into weekend brunch. Recent special creations include the K208 Cuban Loaf French Toast, the ‘Which…

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Happy Hour on the Patio

Have plans for the afternoon of Friday, October 18th? Change ‘em and invite all your friends to spend a few happy hours at Kitchen 208. From 4-7pm, enjoy some great (cheap, fun, delicious) fare and fresh (fall) air on our King Street patio… a fabulous outdoor venue for drinking and socializing in downtown Charleston. Get…

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Kitchen 208 Cooking Demo at Le Creuset

On Saturday October 5th, Chef Matt Pleasants will visit our neighborhood Le Creuset to show King Street how it’s done. It being – how to make Braised Pork Sliders and Pickled Jalapeno Slaw. Matt will put Le Creuset’s classic cast iron cooking gear to work and share tips on creating these easy, delicious sliders at…