As we approach a full month since our favorite local restaurants were fully open for dine-in services, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to come up with new crowd-pleasing recipes to satisfy the family.

You know from our list of 200+ Charleston establishments that have converted to take out and delivery that there are plenty of options as you start to lose momentum in the kitchen. In addition, we’ve found the restaurants that are taking it a step further by offering convenient and affordable family meal deals to get you and yours excited about dinner.

Oh, and we bet there will be some leftovers for lunch the next day.
[content-1] [embed-1] Feed a crowd with Edmund’s Oast’s “picnic packages.” During the week, grab an eight-piece fried chicken dinner with three sides and a 32-ounce growler of beer for $30. Friday through Sunday, they’re serving that plus two Italian sandwiches, executive chef Bob Cook’s spicy pimento cheese and crackers, a crunchy salad, six cookies, and three bottles of wine for $125.

Foxes Fried pop-up is offering a whole fried chicken dinner with creamed corn fritters and buttermilk slaw for just $25. Follow them on Instagram or check online for their schedule.

Herd Provisions is selling whole rotisserie chickens for just $15. Reserve yours by calling 843-637-4145.

Sunshine Hummus delivers to all of Charleston (they even go to Summerville), and they recently added a new family meal deal. $29 gets you two hummus bowls with pita, a shareable salad, and five grape leaves. Order online

Martin’s Bar-B-Cue Joint has families of 4-6 covered with two meal options that can be served hot or cold. Grab a pound of smoked pork shoulder ($33) or smoked sliced brisket ($38), both of which come with one pint each of mac and cheese, baked beans, and coleslaw along with six buns and a gallon of iced tea.

Frothy Beard Brewing Company has two daily family-style specials for those looking for food and some beers to go. For just $35 you can get two 16 inch one topping pizzas with your choice of breadsticks, cheesesticks, or cheese-stuffed pretzels OR one 16 inch two topping pizza, your choice of breadsticks, cheesesticks, or cheese-stuffed pretzels, and your choice of a four or six pack to go.

On Sundays, look out for Frothy Beard’s pasta family meal specials — this weekend’s offering features three meat lasagna, salad, eight mini cannolis, and a crowler of your choice for just $38. 

Holy City Brewing is serving daily changing family meals that come with a six pack of beer. Order online.

5Church is now open for take out, and they’re offering two family meal options for those looking to feed a crowd. Opt for the 10 piece fried chicken meal, which feeds 4-5 people for $75, or treat your family of four to eight ounce New York strip steaks with sides for $135. Order online.

Estadio is serving a whole chicken dinner for four with sides for $90.

Chef BJ Dennis is selling South Carolina barbecue meals that feed families of five for $45. Text (843)-743-1100 or email

Wild Thyme Catering & Events is offering take-and-bake family meals. Look for entrees like beef lasagna, bacon wrapped stuffed chicken, and shrimp & grits that will feed a family of four.

Los Reyes Mexican Restaurant is feeding families of four for just $40 at all three of their Charleston area locations.

Mex 1 Coastal Cantina is offering a family-style taco box that feeds four to six people and comes with two proteins, 12 tortillas, rice, beans, and two sauces for $39.95.

Cuban Gypsy Pantry is offering family meals featuring Cuban and Latin favorites like carne asada, lomo saltado, and coconut shrimp. Choose one of two options which can serve up to six people.

Stars Rooftop & Grill Room has family-style meals for 2-6 people. Choose one protein like roasted pork loin with pan gravy, meatloaf, or herb roasted chicken to pair with two sides. Side options include succotash, green beans, seasonal vegetables, mac & cheese, mashed potatoes, and rice.

The meal costs $30.00 for two people, $55.00 for four people, and $95.00 for six people, and all sides are available a la carte by the pint or quart for $10.00 or $18.00. Dial (843)-577-0100 to place an order, and follow along on Instagram to see the weekly updated menu.

Hamby Catering has a family meal deal featuring casseroles like chicken and artichoke with rice and shepherds pot pie. Orders can be placed by dialing (843)-725-4035 or by emailing

Rosebay, a new service from Thurston Southern Catering, offers family meals that feed four people. Look for entrees like roasted chicken pot pie, steakhouse chili, and make-at-home taco kits, which are available for pick up or delivery. Order online or by calling (843) 352-2099.

Mt. Pleasant’s Community Table is offering a daily changing family meal deal that serves four people for $75.

Mpishi Restaurant on Daniel Island is offering rotating family meals for take out and delivery.

Edmund’s Oast Brewing Co.’s family meals feed four to six people for $75. Order by dialing (843)-718-3224.

Mount Pleasant’s Kid Cashew is offering family meal specials, including a rotisserie chicken meal with sides that feeds four to six.

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