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Charleston Restaurant Closings (2023 Edition)



Last updated on: 5/26/23

With new restaurants constantly opening in the Holy City, it’s easy to forget about the many businesses that have closed their doors for good.

To help you keep things straight, Holy City Sinner has compiled a list of restaurants that shuttered in 2023 (click here to see lists from past years).

If you see something that needs to be added to this list, just shoot me an e-mail:

  • 3 Matadors Tequileria (West Ashley)
    • 2447 Ashley River Road
    • The original location reopened in January as No Bull Burger Bar, but they plan to open a new 3 Matadors Tequileria location at the end of 2023
    • Click here for more info
  • Bistro A Vin (Downtown)
    • 40 Archdale Street
    • Becoming Azur Events, a private event space
      • A sister concept, Azur, will open at 159 Market Street (former home of Cafe Framboise)
    • Click here for more info
  • Bonny’s Hideaway (Downtown)
    • Closed in January
    • 549 King Street
    • Bonny’s Hideaway was a tiki-inspired pop-up concept that opened in summer of 2022 as a limited-time concept by James Walsh, Jim McCourt, and the team behind downtown restaurant and bar Prohibition
    • The space is being renovated and turned into Hazel and Apple
    • Click here for more info
  • Cabana Burgers & Shakes (Mt Pleasant)
    • Closed in Janaury
    • 2664 U.S. Highway 17
    • Posted a notice on its website and its doors that said it “will be closed until future notice due to staff shortage”
    • Click here for more info
  • The Gathering Cafe (West Ashley)
    • Closed in February, but reopened in Summerville (100 Central Ave.)
    • Click here for more info
  • Kiki & Rye (Mt. Pleasant)
    • Closed and reopened as a new concept (BarPizza) from the same team (Free Reign Restaurants)
    • 656G Long Point Road (in the Belle Hall Shopping Center)
    • Click here for more info
  • KinFolk (Johns Island)
    • 4430 Betsy Kerrison Pkwy
      • Will be replaced by Periwinkle Kitchen & Juice Bar
    • Click here for more info
  • Maple Street Biscuit Co.
    • Closed in April 16th
    • 996 Queensborough Blvd.
    • Click here for more info
  • OddFellows Ice Cream (Downtown)
    • Closed in February
    • 550 King Street
    • Click here for more info
  • The Oriental Cuisine (North Charleston)

    • Closing on April 15th
    • 5623 Rivers Ave
    • Click here for more info
  • Red Orchids China Bistro (West Ashley)
    • Closing on April 23rd
    • 1401 Sam Rittenburg Blvd.
    • Click here for more info
  • The Roost Bar N’ Grille (James Island)
    • Closed on January 31st
    • 792 Folly Road (being replaced by Locals Sushi & Sports Pub)
    • Click here for more info 
  • Sushi 101 (Downtown)
    • Closed in Maly
    • 306 King Street
  • St. James Gate (Folly Beach)
    • Closed in February
    • 11 Center St
      • Being replacing by Coconut Joe’s Beach Grill
    • Click here for more info
  • Warehouse (Downtown)
    • Closed on May 21st
    • 45 1/2 Spring Street
      • Will be replaced by a new concept from Uptown Hospitality Group
    • Click here for more info
  • Zia Taqueria (James Island)
    • Announced in January they will be closing and selling the business
    • 1939A Maybank Hwy
    • Click here for more info

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