The restaurant will continue its famous offerings of hand-pressed tortillas and Mexican favorites, helmed by executive chef Delaney Oyster House Shamil Velazquez. He will run both menu programs at the Neighborhood Dining Group’s restaurants, utilizing his knowledge of seafood at Delaney and his Puerto Rican upbringing at Minero.
The menu will still have some of the Minero staples like the charcoal-grilled wings, tacos and burritos. But Velazquez has added more Latin-inspired dishes like crudo and ceviche.
“We knew the Minero favorites weren’t going anywhere on the menu, but we wanted to bring some additional elements, especially to highlight some of the great ingredients we get in the South and along our coast,” said Velazquez. “Mexican food can be celebrated through many different techniques, and I’m looking forward to bringing a new perspective to the concept with the same emphasis on local ingredients and quality offerings.”
The new space will also have an expansive indoor and climate-controlled outdoor seating area. The outdoor patio will be home to a joint indoor-outdoor bar and a designated dog-friendly section in its outdoor picnic area.
“We’re thrilled to bring Minero back to a new home on Johns Island, one of Charleston’s most exciting areas,” said David Howard, President of The Neighborhood Dining Group. “Fans will recognize the same heart of what we do at Minero — attention to detail, great ingredients, and honoring Mexican traditions — but with a fresh take on both the menu and atmosphere. We can’t wait to serve Charleston once again and are appreciative of the warm welcome from the great residents of Johns Island.”
Minero will be open for dinner Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday from 4-9:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 4-11 p.m.
For more information or a glance at the new menu, head to minerorestaurant.com.
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