Surprise! People in Charleston like to eat good food! Charleston and food go hand in hand and WalletHub has the data to prove it. To determine the best and cheapest local foodie scenes, WalletHub compared more than 180 U.S. cities and Charleston ranked #16 for best food cities in the entire country!
The data set ranged from affordability and accessibility of high-quality restaurants to food festivals per capita to craft breweries and wineries per capita. According to the report, Charleston is considered a wallet-friendly city that caters to diners who prefer to cook at home, explore the local flavors or both.
Who holds the title of #1 foodie city for 2019? WalletHub ranked Portland, OR has the ultimate foodie city, followed by New York City and Miami. Nonetheless, Charleston is holding its place in the top 20 with all of its delicious southern goodness!
Here’s the complete list of cities across the country ranked on their foodie attractiveness!