Our Favorite Shops Within Walking Distance of The Starlight Motor Inn in North Charleston, SC

The Starlight Motor Inn is located in one of North Charleston’s dynamic and historic neighborhoods. This makes it convenient to visit nearby shops and restaurants that reflect the personality of this evolving city.

What’s around the Starlight Motor Inn? To enhance your stay, we have compiled a list of our favorite shops within walking distance of the newly reimagined motel.

Our Favorite Shops

North Charleston and the surrounding Charleston area are full of many things to do and shops to explore. Below is just a sample.


Closet Case Thrift Store

Located at: 1801 Reynolds Avenue, Unit B, North Charleston, SC

From vintage to trendy and everything in between, you may just find a hidden gem inside this thrift store as there is something different every time.


Wild | Alabaster 

Located at: 2000 Reynolds Avenue, Unit 103, North Charleston, SC

A fair trade, curated crystal shop. Here you will find one-of-a-kind crystals, incense, skincare, and apothecary. They even offer classes and events, too.


Grifter Company

Located at: 1827 Reynolds Avenue, Unit A, North Charleston, SC

Looking for men’s clothing and accessories or a great gift? Grifter Company is worth the visit.


Daddy’s Girls Bakery

Located at: 2021 B Reynolds Ave, Suite 102, North Charleston, SC

If you have a sweet tooth while staying at the Starlight Motor Inn, a trip to Daddy’s Girls Bakery should cure it for you. Known for their Charleston Chewies and Banana Pudding Cake, you can’t go wrong with this visit.


Shop SXC 

Located at: 525 King Street, Charleston, SC

This Stylexchange Boutique offers a selection of women’s clothing that is fashion-forward. From dresses, tops, bottoms, shoes, and more.


Tanger Outlets at Charleston

Located at: 4840 Tanger Outlet Boulevard, North Charleston, SC

Although it is a little further than walking distance, Tanger Outlets is a nearby shopping hub that has so many stores to choose from, including American Eagle, Ann Taylor, Bath & Body Works, Boho Collective, Calvin Klein, Chico’s Outlet, Coach, Crocs, Famous Footwear, Gap Outlet,

H & M, J. Crew Factory, Journeys, Lids, Michael Kors, Nike Factory Store, Oakley, Old Navy, Palmetto Moon, Rue21, Skechers, Saks OFF 5th, Sunglass Hut, Talbots Outlet, The North Face, Under Armour, Vera Bradley, and so much more.

Our Favorite Nearby Restaurants

While staying at the Starlight Motor Inn, you have to eat. And we have many different options nearby to choose from. In fact, we are pretty sure there is something for everyone.

Here are a few of our favorite restaurants you will want to try.


Caribbean Delight

Located at: 3309 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston, SC

Who says you can’t have island flavor while in the South? Caribbean Delight brings you authentic Jamaican cuisine.


Rebel Taqueria

Located at: 1809 Reynolds Avenue, North Charleston, SC

Tacos, burritos, burgers, wings, tequila, and beer —- what more can you ask for? Voted Best Tacos in Charleston in 2024. A unique menu with delicious eats.


Orange Spot Coffee

Located at: 1011 E. Montague Avenue, North Charleston, SC

While coffee is the specialty, you can also find a wide array of fresh pastries, sandwiches, and treats. A beautiful shop to get your day going.


Leon’s Oyster Shop

Located at: 698 King Street, Charleston, SC

Found inside an old garage, the vibe in this location is as amazing as the food. You won’t want to miss the incredible fried chicken, oysters, and salads that are made to order here.


The Junction Kitchen

Located at: 4438 Spruill Avenue, Charleston, SC

If you are looking for a restaurant that just gives you all the happy feelings, it’s this one. Serving breakfast and lunch all day. It is even perfect for the pickiest eaters.


Jackrabbit Filly

Located at: 4628 Spruill Avenue #101, North Charleston, SC

Last but certainly not least is Jackrabbit Filly. This restaurant services New Chinese American cuisine in a family-style manner. You will find the perfect combination of a fun atmosphere and delicious dining.

The Starlight Motor Inn is a restored mid-century motel located in Charleston, SC perfect for restful days and playful nights. Stay. Swim. Dine. Drink.