VOTE Cru Cafe ~ Best Mac & Cheese #BOC17

We are beyond excited to be included on the Best of Charleston 2017 ballot for BEST MAC & CHEESE. We cannot thank you enough for the nomination and support, now all we need is your VOTE for us to take home the win. Voting is easy! Just…

Local Love ~ Limehouse Produce

Cru Cafe is proud to be a small part of such an amazing city, and while our chefs, cooks and staff make it a wonderful place our local partners are a big key to our success. Much of Cru Cafe's fresh and local produce comes from Limehouse Produce. Limehouse…
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Cru Cafe 4th of July Favs

We just had to share this article on the BEST Red, White & Blue desserts. Wow your 4th of July guests with these tasty, and festive, treats!  Berries & Cream Sandwich Cookies Star Brownies Surprise on the Inside~ Red, White…
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The Faces of Cru: Johnnie Matthews

Meet the brave man who serves at Cru Cafe along side a highly estrogen filled staff: Johnnie Matthews  Johnnie, a South Carolina native, has been an amazing asset at the cafe for the past 3 years. Since he was 15 he has been involved in…

How are we doing?

We always want to be the best we can be for each of our patrons. The best way for us to do this is by YOU telling us how we are doing. Have you recently dined with us? Share your experience!  Facebook Reviews Tripadvisor Yelp UrbanSpoo…
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Cru Cafe's NEW Creations

As many of you know we closed shop for a few days after the New Year for minor renovations, brainstorming and organizing. Due much to your comments and requests we made a few changes to our daily menus. Come on by and try some of these new dishes-…
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We'll Drink to That!

Unless you’re Irish St. Patrick’s Day means two things… Good ‘Irish’ Food and Green Beer (or whiskey!)! Here’s the scoop behind the popular St. Patrick’s Day Libations in the US: Guinness On an average day it is said that 5.5…

Sparkling or Tap?

When dining out do you request sparkling or tap water? We have actually seen a trend in water sommeliers, yes sommeliers for water. The trend hasn’t quite reached us here on the East coast, but we would be willing to guess it will make its…
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Cooking For Kids- Fun or Frightening?

School is officially back in session and parents all around are fighting the battle of what to cook for the kids. Rather packing a lunch or making a family friendly dinner preparing meals for kids, and teens alike, can be a difficult task. We…
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Crazy about our Cru Customers

It’s been a while since we sent out a BIG THANK YOU to all our patrons. We appreciate each and everyone of our guests… first timers, locals, tourists… We hope each diner has something unique to take away from us at our comfy café on Pinckney…