Sweetgrass Café

Whether you want to grab a quick cup of coffee and pastry before heading to your aerobics class or you’re looking for a hearty breakfast before spending the afternoon in downtown Charleston, our Sweetgrass Café is another dining option to fit your active lifestyle.

Catch lunch with friends before book club or enjoy a drink with neighbors before dinner. As a Franke at Seaside resident, you are sure to make the Sweetgrass Café a part of your daily life.

With a relaxed and casual atmosphere, the Sweetgrass Café at Franke serves up delicious fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner while maintaining the level of service and quality you would expect at Franke at Seaside.

Sample Menu


The Seaside Breakfast
2 eggs your way with a choice of bacon, ham, or sausage, choice of grits, oatmeal, or home fries, and toast or a biscuit

Hand-Tossed Omelets
Build your own with ham, bacon, mushrooms, peppers, tomatoes, spinach, onions, or cheddar cheese served with your choice of toast and a side of fruit


Soup & Salad Bar
A wide variety of fresh lettuce, vegetables, fruit, condiments, dressing, and our chef’s soup of the day

Chicken Caesar Wrap or Turkey Wrap
Six oz. chicken breast with romaine lettuce, tomatoes, and Caesar dressing or smoked turkey breast with mayonnaise, lettuce, and tomato in a wheat flour tortilla


The C.D. Franke Burger
Six oz. grilled patty with Swiss cheese, sautéed mushrooms, onions, spring mix, tomato on a Greek yogurt wheat Kaiser roll or thin wheat bun

Fried Shrimp
Six fried shrimp with lemon and tartar or cocktail sauce