James Island’s New Hangout: A Sprawling Coffee Shop with a Community Twist


Exciting news for coffee lovers on James Island!

The James Island Board of Zoning Appeals has just greenlit a delightful new coffee shop concept set to grace Folly Road. This upcoming café, yet to be named, promises to be more than just your average coffee spot. Imagine a place where the aroma of freshly brewed coffee blends seamlessly with the sweet scent of pastries and an array of unique treats.

The new community cafe concept will be built at 1406 Folly Rd. in a rapidly growing area about halfway between downtown Charleston and Folly Beach;

Envisioned as a sprawling eatery, the café plans to feature a full line of coffee options to cater to all tastes. But that’s not all – the outdoor area of the café is set to be a true highlight. Picture this: spacious picnic tables under the open sky, creating the perfect ambiance for a range of activities. Whether you’re looking to catch up on work, make important calls, or simply unwind, this space is designed to be an ideal retreat.

The café aims to become a hub for the community, a place where residents can easily bike to and immerse themselves in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. It’s not just about savoring a cup of coffee; it’s about experiencing a sense of community and connection.

Proposed to operate from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., this coffee shop is poised to become a beloved local hangout, offering a unique blend of convenience, comfort, and community spirit. Keep an eye out for this charming addition to James Island’s vibrant café scene!