Toast restaurant in Charleston, SC serves up casual low country fare, live music, and is home to the only authentic restaurant, bar, and art gallery in the downtown area. Toast's tranquil sensation creates a soothing mood to its culturally correct cuisine. Casual dining at Toast restaurant is just a few steps away from almost everything Charleston, SC has to offer including hotels, historic sites, tours, and other Charleston nightlife. Toast restaurant and bar has a casual dressy feel with today's music soothing your ears while the chef sooths your taste buds. Toast is relaxed, casual, fun and surrounded by six local artists' work. It's all for sale! Art gallery and restaurant in one!
At TOAST in Charleston, SC, excellent low country cuisine and low country art go hand-in-hand to provide a memorable dining experience. You might ask whether it’s a restaurant and bar or an art gallery. The patrons of TOAST, one of Charleston’s most exciting new dining venues, will tell you "it’s both". They enjoy coming here around the clock - for breakfast, lunch or dinner, to enjoy both the fine low country cuisine and the art on TOAST restaurant's walls.
At TOAST, whether you cozy up at the Charleston bar or dine with friends, you’re surrounded by top quality works of original art, all created by acclaimed local artists in the Charleston area and there is live music on some nights to add to the excitement. As a result, the combination TOAST restaurant, bar, and gallery attracts a variety of diners and art lovers, ranging from socialites and young professionals to the many visitors to the Charleston area.
Owner Sam Mustafa has much experience in Charleston’s hospitality industry. Since 1990, he has opened a total of fifteen restaurants, a one-of-a-kind Charleston bar, and a luxury spa, just to name a few of his accomplishments. TOAST casual dining restaurant and bar in Charleston, SC is his latest creation. He says, “Charleston is a great location for a restaurant and bar with a low country style cuisine and gallery twist”. TOAST specializes in low country influenced southern dishes that are certain to please the most discerning palates.
Favorites include the Shrimp With Grits and the Seafood Nachos,
Also, popular at TOAST restaurant in Charleston, are the breakfast specials like the Charleston Surf & Turf - a toasted English muffin topped with a marinated sirloin steak and two poached eggs covered with sautéed shrimp and onions. The New York Times claims: “Toast restaurant is a must for breakfast while visiting beautiful historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina…”.
Toast restaurant welcomes rehearsal dinners, walk-ins, reservations, company parties, and holiday parties with plenty of space for all occasions.
As much a draw as the excellent cuisine and friendly staff at TOAST restaurant and bar is the art on the walls, produced by some of the city’s best local artists. All of the work displayed is available for purchase.
Here you’ll see the works of Richard Gribble, a South Carolina
native, who creates beautiful lowcountry landscapes in acrylics and
watercolors. Stephen Ramos displays celebrity portraits of Sean
Connery, Frank Sinatra, Courtney Love and others in a style that blends
realism and abstraction. John Dunnan, a nationally acclaimed artist
who lives in Charleston, produces one-of-a-kind oil paintings and
sculptures. Bill Davies, who began his art career in upstate New York,
exhibits paintings of low-country coastal scenes. Marty Floyd
contributes both portraits and landscapes to the restaurant’s gallery space.