Sleep Inn Airport
7435 Northside Dr.
North Charleston, SC 29420
Phone: (843) 572-8400
Fax: (843) 572-5475
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature breadsticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like bruchetta, calamari, ravioli, and eggplant parmigiana line their lengthy menu. More exotic items like salmon, chicken dishes, and innovative pizzas are also available. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garen has a range of low fat and low carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu- their cakes, custards, and ice creams are sure to win you over. Lunch and take out menus are available.
If you're craving good ol' fashioned BBQ, ease on down to Smokey Bones Barbeque and Grill. Combining authentic American cuisine and a cozy, mountain lodge atmosphere, Smokey Bones is the perfect place to satisfy a big appetite. An ironworker named Duke established the restaurant in 1968 when he built a 'new' BBQ smoker from a section of the old Rocky Mountain pipeline that utilized real hickory logs. According to legend, this smoker produces some of the best BBQ in town! Try their award-winning Smoked St. Louis-style ribs, hand pulled pork or slow-roasted chicken drenched in their signature BBQ sauce for a delicious meal. Be sure to save room for one of their decadent desserts such as chocolate peanut butter pie, apple cobbler a la mode and chocolate fudge cake. Draft and bottled beer, cocktails and blended drinks are available.
Nigel's Good Food, located on Ashley Phosphate Road, offers a menu that brings authentic Soul Food to North Charleston's table. Given the specialty of the charming eatery, seafood is also an inherent USP here. Midst a comfortable, cozy atmosphere that is conducive to family dinners, Nigel's Good Food is known for local comfort food such as fried pork chops, geechie wings, gumbo and lots more. The use of fresh, local ingredients is quite evident in the exceptional tastes and flavors that offerings here boast of. Moderately priced and backed by a helpful and courteous waitstaff, Nigel's Good Food seldom disappoints if it is soul food you crave.
If you are looking for a hearty barbecue lunch or dinner, this is the place to go. With fast-paced counter service and a delicious, if basic menu, their dishes are suitable for all tastes and appetites. Try out the burgers or steaks, served with tangy mustard sauce or just gorge on their famous onion rings. You can wash it all down with sweet tea, which, in true Charleston fashion, is one of the most popular drinks to order. If you are looking for a laid-back place to relax and enjoy a meal with friends or family, Roberts Bar B Que is definitely a good option.
Basico is a taqueria, which is a Mexican eatery with a focus on tacos. The bright and whimsical interior decor is appealing to children and adults alike. The vivid lime green walls are adorned with contemporary artworks, and guests are seated on grass green chairs across round plastic tables. One can also dine outdoors in the courtyard, beneath tall elms. The dishes are creatively prepared using various meat parts and the seasonal ingredients are procured from local growers. Try tacos in varieties like Buttermilk Fried Chicken, Pulled Pork, Brisket and Chorizo. There is also a vegetarian option prepared using Mepkin Abbey mushrooms, Cotija cheese and avocados. Other items include Popcorn Shrimp and Braised Heirloom Beans, along with desserts like Watermelon-Jalapeño Sorbet. Keep an eye out on the website for events such as Restaurant Week.
Extra Virgin Oven, or EVO prides itself in preparing authentic Neapolitan wood-fired pizza. Besides it delicious paninis, calzones and pasta, diners could also try the their gourmet artisan flatbread pizzas. The swiss chard pie is also delightful. The ingredients at this eatery are seasonal and are always locally sourced, while the dressings at EVO are house made. Also offering a slew of freshly baked goods, the food at Extra Virgin Oven is always a treat for your taste buds.
The letters in the name stand for Daniel Island Grill, another restaurant outside Charleston. Located in a former garden nursery in the Old Village by the Navy base, this restaurant has plenty of outdoor seating, and a few fire pits get lit on cool evenings. Inside, there are many televisions showing sports. The full bar has a happy hour with discounted drinks and appetizers including free oysters from 5p to 7p every Friday. Menu items include sandwiches, burgers, salads, chicken wings and other fare. If you're walking with a dog, it is welcome, too. Parking is on the street or in a side lot. -Natasha Lawrence
Authentic Irish food can be found at this hidden gem in Old Village near the Navy base. The prime rib sandwich and fish and chips are just a couple of the popular items on its extensive menu. There's a full bar with happy hour and a large selection of beers. Sports fans can watch live games on one of the many TVs mounted on the walls around the restaurant. Open daily for lunch and dinner, the restaurant also has a very popular Sunday jazz brunch. Street parking is available, and there is a smoking section. -Natasha Lawrence
Serving traditional fare with a continental touch, this casual, family-friendly restaurant on the west side of the Cooper River also offers fresh seafood dishes such as calamari, crab cakes, she crab soup and seafood pasta. There's a large selection of craft beer and a full service bar where diners can opt to eat. House specials, live music and cigar smoking on the porch draw loyal patrons and visitors alike. -Natasha Lawrence
You cannot miss the wooden-ribbed exterior with their trendy neon sign. Ms. Rose's Fine Food & Cocktails is a Southern restaurant where everyone is welcome to dine at their charming, vintage and funky diner. Their mobile walls are decked with built-in screens while on the other side the kitchenware mural will impress you. Eclectic lighting adds to the charm of this place. Savor their dishes like Smoked Meatloaf, Rose’s Fried Chicken, Pulled Pork and, Shrimp and Grits. Enjoy the happy hour with delicious cocktails. Round off your meal with decadent desserts like Cranberry Orange Bundt Cake, New York Cheesecake and Vanilla Bean Crème Brulee,
Serving delicious Greek and Mediterranean cuisine in a fun atmosphere the whole family can enjoy, Manny's Neighborhood Grille is the place to head to for a casual dining experience. It is easy to gauge the popularity of the restaurant simply by taking a peek inside; it is perpetually bustling with families, seniors, sports fans and pretty much anyone else from the neighborhood you can think of! The menu features some Greek specialties like Spanakopita and the Greek style lamb shank and pasta, which is Manny's signature dish. The Sunday brunch, served between 11a and 2p includes a complimentary Bellini or Mimosa. You can enjoy Team Trivia on Thursdays and Sundays, as well as wine tasting events on the last Tuesday of every month. A neighborhood restaurant in the true sense.
Located in the 1901 building for the original Crystal Ice Company and Clinchfield Coal Corporation, an upstairs bar and first floor restaurant exist here. Open since the 1970s, both have grown into a popular dining and drinking destination. The 2nd floor pub offers over 100 beer selections as well as creative fruit infusions and rums with fruit. No food is sold; however, they have free hot dogs on Saturdays and Sundays. Happy Hour begins at noon and lasts until 8p. Smoking is allowed, but patrons can take their drinks downstairs and relax on the back patio or in rocking chairs on the front porch. The downstairs restaurant is decorated with photos and memorabilia from the 1920s. Family friendly, there is a kids' menu. Parking is off-road along the front of the building.