The Bagel Shop is a great addition to the Charleston Market. Now I'm from the South, but bottom line this is good food. Cinnamon raisin bagels with some cream cheese is awesome. It's not just the bagels, the sandwiches are sooo good as well. I will be a frequent customer.
I was in town from NYC for 3 days. I dropped into the Bagel Shop on my first mornng in Charleston and was back for 3 more meals. Their bagels and sandwiches were as good, if not better than any plave I frequent at home. I'll be back!!
YAY! A bagel shop in Charleston that is actually open on a Sunday! The bagels were awesome and I LOVE LOVE LOVE their homemade olive cream cheese. The Everything bagel I had definately had everything on it - garlic, poppy seeds, sesame, a littel salt - just like I like it!
I haven't been able to get by for lunch but the sandwich menu was very appealing with a broad variety of sandwiches. I even noticed a couple of vegetarian options which means ALL of my friends would have a choice if we ate lunch there.
The owners were there when I stoppped by and they were so friendly and welcoming.
I am so thankful for a local, family owned business that I can support. I'd definately give them a try ( or two, or three...)
Ran in to grab some lunch on opening day, had the veggie wrap which was outstanding, my husband had the portobella caprese which was also terrific. We are both vegetarians and were expecting a struggle to find fresh, healthy choices for our lunch, but we were very pleasantly surprised by the options. Looking forward to our next opportunity to dine there.
I love the Bagel Shop. The quality of the food and coffee speaks for itself, delicious. I agree with previous reviewer about ordering kinks and lack of menus but attribute that to it being new. I went opening week and have been back since and have seen improvement. The staff has been friendly and helpful in my experience. I work on King St. and am thrilled to have a new breakfast and lunch spot.
I'm so happy the Bagel Shop is finally open, I've been in almost everyday. The bagels are outstanding, crisp outside and chewy inside, definitely the best around by far. I've had the everything, multigrain, and cinnamon raisin bagels and the blueberry and sundried tomato cream cheese and have loved it all. The sandwiches I've tried have also been exceptional, the turkey panini, shrimp wrap and chicken salad have been excellent and I'm looking forward to trying others. The Bagel Shop was much needed in Charleston and I will be a frequent customer.
When I first viewed this diner from the outside I was a little reluctant to go in. My wife and I said let's give it a try. Boy were we surprised. The food was nothing short of excellent, the wait staff was great and so was the service. In fact I asked our waitress who the owner was and as it happened he was sitting in the booth behind us. As we left I stopped by and let him know what a great place this was.
My wife and I went to the Bagel Shop this morning to give it a whirl in hopes of a good bagel place downtown. Having to drive over the connector to James Island is inconvenient sometimes. Here is my review: Bagels were just okay. The everything bagel didn't have much "everything" on it and my wife's sesame bagel didn't have 1 sesame seed on it, which I found to be odd. There cream cheese selection is outstanding and is definately homemade. This made up for the okay bagels. Now on to the service/ordering part...it was completly unorganized. I think the shape of the store has something to do with it. I had no idea where to order and there were not any menus visable. However one of the employee's saw that I looked confused and helped me out with the menu and took my order. The guy next to me got skipped by 4 or 5 customers behind him and seemed confused as well. My order came out fairly quick so I was off. I wish I had tasted my coffee before I left becasue it was luke warm. Coffee needs to be piping hot...not warm.
Overall, the bagels are better than any other bagel downtown, but not as good as Bagel Nation (or whatever its called now) on James Island. I'll give them an exception on the service since they just opened and hopefully will work out that kink.
Incredibly delicious food that feels like it's made from the heart. I have been numerous times for meals at all times of the day (and Sunday Brunch - AMAZING!) and the people have always been wonderfully friendly. Thank you Blue Rose Cafe for being a wonderful addition to Charleston! I will continue to recommend you to all of my friends who come to visit the city!
These guys are closed - gone - kaput.
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I give Mozzo five stars because the menu is phenomenal, but do agree that the ordering process is pretty disorganized and needs adjusting. Most joints with a menu this big are lacking on quality, but I've been here 5 times now and have not been remotely disappointed by any of the sandwiches. Anything with pastrami and/or corned beef is spectacular and the burgers are delicious. Praying that they open a downtown location.
Dennis has created to most friendly atmosphere of any restaurant in Charleston. The fare is authentically Irish and yummy!
Best new breakfast/Brunch in town! Worth the trip from Mt.P for the grilled banana bread, cinnamon coffee, grits, pancakes with carmalized bananas. Awesome menu ,SO YUMMY, and you can't beat the prices either! I'll be back soon-
Don't bother. Coffee was ok, but our bagels for our bagel sandwiches were stale as can be. They were advertised as New York bagels... tasted like they took 2 weeks to get here from NY.
They have very good hot chocolate, but pricey.
Hard to find, but worth the effort. There's more than coffee...Good healthy food!
Bluerose cafe is awesome. Great fare, good local ingredients, and nice specials.
Friendliest staff in town.
Given my wonderful experiences there every time, I have a hard time 100% believing the first poster's account of things.
Bluerose has attracted quite a following, based on word of mouth alone.
We just discovered Ritas this past summer & it is now our fav. on Folly Beach! Delicious blackened burgers w/Homemade pimento cheese & the coldest beer on the strip! What?
Great service too! Beats the other overpriced choices hands
This is one of those cozy places that the locals love. Great diner-type atmosphere, with some seriously good southern comfort food. The fried chicken is to die for! It's not a fancy, romantic kind of restaurant, but, if a friendly, clean and delicious casual experience is what you're seeking, this is it.
Don't even bother going if you are vegetarian. Black bean falafel burger is cooked on meat grill so it's not even an option. Salad was $6 and consisted of sandy lettuce with very little else. Husband ordered seafood basket and it was greasy and nothing to rave about. Lunch with 2 beers, salad & seafood - $32....not worth it. Staff seems indifferent. We won't be back.
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