Welcome to Sweeney’s

Sweeney's offers a casual and relaxing atmosphere with true Southern Hospitality!
John's Island family owned and operated, Sweeney's is open for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Our modern American menus present guests with an innovative blend of great dishes inspired from all walks of life and region's of our Country...but sourced from ingredients close to our Lowcountry home. Blue-plate lunch selections as well as daily lunch and dinner specials pair perfectly with an excellent selection of beers, wines and hand-crafted cocktails. Meet friends and family for a quick lunch or leisurely happy hour in our cozy bar area...Enjoy dinner out at our Chef's table under our famous blue chandelier...Relax under the Carolina blue skies year-round on our pet-friendly stone patio featuring our crafted natural stone fireplace. Please join us at the table for our nominated "Best of Charleston" Sunday brunch, romantic sunset dinner or girl's night out. Located on beautiful Johns Island, just minutes from downtown, James Island, West Ashley and Kiawah and Seabrook Islands. Call today for reservations and become part of our Sweeney's family!

Our Menu:

Our Menus Sweeney’s serves regional American classics with a refined twist and the use of local and sustainable products... See Our Menus

Meet the Chef:

Our Chef Joseph Jacobson serves as Executive Chef at Sweeney’s on John’s Island. A Charleston native, Jacobson developed an appreciation for food at a young age... Chef Joseph Jacobson

From Our Customers

  • “Sweeney's on John's Island is a must do! Food is absolutely fabulous!...Excellent place to eat and hang! Don't miss it! ”- Becky W., Charleston, SC 9/16/14
  • “My husband and I were looking for somewhere to eat lunch on our way out to the Firefly distillery...the food was fantastic and the service was awesome! ”- lovecharlestonsc, Lancaster, SC 9/23/14
  • “Everyone in our group agreed that it was the best meal we had on our 7 day vacation...We loved the place...A must is the Shrimp and grits. ”- JBDB2013, Spotsylvania, Va. 8/10/14