GC’s Guide to: Date Night in Mount Pleasant

Known for our “one road” that goes from one end of Mount Pleasant to the other, it’s easy to think there are only a few, tired places to take that special someone you’ve been thinking about all day. Au contraire, good residents of Mount Pleasant.

In fact, there are many unique dining options around town for every stage of the dating game – from where to take that unfamiliar first date to where to take your long-term boyfriend or girlfriend. So for one night, forget about the stress of school and make time to treat that lucky person in your life to one of these favorite Mount Pleasant date night destinations.

1.     Hunter’s Ale House + Yogurt Yeti

With live music, Tuesday night trivia and Hunter’s infamous Thursday sushi specials, this can be a great choice to take a first date because of the entertaining and social atmosphere. Swing over to Yogurt Yeti afterward to satisfy your sweet tooth, which is conveniently located right up the street.

2.     Max and Emily’s + a walk around downtown Mount Pleasant

Prefer to keep things more casual and have lunch instead? Max and Emily’s, located downtown on Broadway Street, offers many unique soup and sandwich options. Best of all, you can top the date off with one of their delicious homemade desserts as you take a stroll around Mount Pleasant’s small, but delightful downtown area.

3.     Movies + Mountain Town

Start your date off by seeing the most recent action flick or romantic comedy. After the movie, chat about it over dinner at one of the best date spots in town: Mountain Town Station. With hand crafted micro brews and a large wine shop, Mountain Town is the perfect place to wine and dine that special someone. The menu offers a wide variety of foods from seafood and sirloins to barbecue and pub sandwiches, ensuring there is something for everyone.

4.     Midori Sushi + bar hopping

If you’re trying to impress someone or celebrate an anniversary somewhere special, Midori Sushi and Martini Lounge is the place to go. Located downtown on Broadway Street, Midori is an upscale restaurant known for its exquisite sushi. Within walking distance to other bars downtown, it is also the perfect place to start the night.

5.     Stan’s for breakfast + a stroll around Island Park

If going out to breakfast is more your style, take your date to Stan’s – one of Mount Pleasant’s classic spots. Stan’s offers a variety of delicious breakfast options at a low cost. Top off your delicious homemade breakfast with a stroll around Island Park. With amazing views and fresh air, there’s no better place to end your date. Remember, it’s the person with whom you want to spend your Sunday mornings that truly matters.