Pink Bellies

Pink Bellies


Five Lowcountry restaurants have landed a spot on Eater Carolinas’ best restaurant meal of 2021 list, including The Ordinary, Wild Common + Pink Bellies. 🍴
Check out these 13 new local restaurants to try this month — including Vietnamese eatery Pink Bellies and Mexican restaurant Maya Charleston. Dig into the list. 🍽️
Have you dined at Pink Bellies' new location on King Street? It's as groovy as can be! ✨ With a funky dining room that transforms from daytime to nighttime, this up-and-coming restaurant boasts tasty Vietnamese cuisine that's as vibrant as its ambiance.

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We hope you had a spooky weekend. Here's what we're talking about today:

🗳️ Election guide in Charleston
🎡 Coastal Carolina Fair in full swing
🍜 Pink Bellies opens downtown

+ more in today's newsletter ⬇️
It's first come, first serve at Pink Bellies, so start lining up now.
Pink Bellies — a Vietnamese eatery on King Street — will open soon. The restaurant will be serving dishes like the squid ink bánh xèo, a crepe filled with shrimp, scallops, and pork.
Chef Thai Phi shares his simple recipe for Hoành Thánh from Pink Bellies, his new Charleston restaurant.
We've created an Instagram Guide of a few amazing AAPI-owned restaurants in Charleston. Those with FB pages are tagged below, and check out our IG profile for the full list with photos.
Phuong Vietnamese Restaurant
Red Orchids China Bistro
Hot Mustard
Little Miss Ha
Ko Cha Korean Restaurant
Mama Kims
Ding Tea Charleston
843 Korean BBQ & Sushi House
Pho Number 1 in H&L Asian Market
Pink Bellies
Old Li's Restaurant in West Ashley
Pho Saigon, llc
Where’s your favorite spot? Drop in the comments below!
From pho noodle bowls to juicy burgers and fried chicken, Pink Bellies puts a tasty Vietnamese twist on Lowcountry cuisine. Open for dinnertime take-out every Thursday through Sunday!

Check out their rotating menu here:

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Take a look at the first menu from the brick-and-mortar Pink Bellies.
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Any day now...I'm excited.

This could be y’all. ☝️

📸: @efpinoy


Happy St. Patty’s Day, y’all! ☘️ The restaurant is looking a little more green than usual for today! See y’all soon!


Getting ready for Spring & Summer!

We’re hiring a few cooks! Apply on our website or send us an email or DM!

The thought of spring and summer has us thinking about soft shell crabs and Johns Island tomatoes!


Thank you @thomasanddenzinger for helping us design the restaurant of our dreams! Still super grateful everyday for what we’ve been able to build thus far with the help of this community!

Photos from Pink Bellies's post 03/10/2022

Happy Thursday, y’all!! It’s a great day for a phô mai burger! 🍔🍔🍔

Photos from Pink Bellies's post 03/07/2022

@chswineandfood was such a great time for our team! Thanks!!!

Up next: all day hours! Come cook all the noodles with us and join the fantastic PB team! Apply by sending us a DM or email!

Photos from Pink Bellies's post 03/05/2022

What a wonderful time of the year, @chswineandfood! All the vibes await you this weekend at the restaurant!

Photos from Pink Bellies's post 03/03/2022

Bun Cha Gio and Saigon Beer 💕

Photos from Pink Bellies's post 02/27/2022

Garlic noodle appreciation post!!!! These noodles have been on the menu since our food truck days. We wanted to share with CHS this dearly loved and cult followed Vietnamese American dish from SF. The egg noodles are cooked in butter, garlic, and lots of umami. Typically, garlic noodles are served with shell on dungeness crab. For ours, we serve it with a little bit of pork to complement the umami ladened noodles, pickled red onions for crunchy texture & contrasting acid, and nice smear of sriracha to pull heat into every bite. During the peak of the pandemic, our supply chain for these specific noodles were in major flux. We’ve worked on some partnerships and now have a steady stream of it! Eat more 🍜, y’all!!!

Btw: this photo landed the cover of ‘Best Food Cities on the Planet’ in Food & Wine’s July 2017 issue!

Photos from Pink Bellies's post 02/24/2022

And to think this all started from a small food truck parked at the corner of St. Philip & Calhoun!

Photos from Pink Bellies's post 02/16/2022

Great news, y’all! Highly requested reservations are now available! We’ve dedicated half of the restaurant space for reservations and the other half for walk-ins! We can’t wait to see y’all this week! Resy link is now live on our website! 🥳🥳


On tonight’s menu! Crispy fried viet cajun oysters!

Panko oysters, Viet Cajun Seasoning, Cabbage, Lemon, and Shiso Tartar Sauce!


Tonight’s special: Viet Cajun Mafalda Alfredo!

Egg Mafalda, Chili Oil, Local Shrimp, Tomato, Thai Basil, Bonito Breadcrumbs, and Viet Cajun Seasoning!


Hot and spicy noods are ready for y’all on this beautiful day!

Photos from Pink Bellies's post 02/06/2022

Day ‘N’ Nite 🌈


Happy Saturday, y’all!

Spicy lamb dumplings await you on this beautiful yet frigid Charleston day!

Photos from Pink Bellies's post 02/04/2022

Dumplings, dumplings, dumplings!

And more dumplings on the way like PHO XLB!

Photos from Pink Bellies's post 02/03/2022

Long noodles symbolize long life! Wishing y’all a very happy lunar new year! See y’all at 5!🍜

PS: Full menu is available for takeout tonight and Sunday!


Happy Chinese New Year, y’all! We hope everyone’s year is filled with happiness, prosperity, good health, and all the riches! As we say in Vietnamese, Chúc mừng năm mới!! See y’all Thursday!

Photos from Pink Bellies's post 01/30/2022

Sundays are for the noodz 🍜


Hot N’ Spicy Beef Noodles are back on the dine in menu this weekend! 🥵

Mafalda noodles, flank steak, bean sprouts, scallions, honey oyster sauce, and chili oil!

Photos from Pink Bellies's post 01/27/2022

Say when 🍜

Photos from Pink Bellies's post 01/23/2022

Doesn’t get much better than eating garlic noodles at sunset inside this beautifully designed space by @thomasanddenzinger!

See y’all at 5p! 🍜


Something fun for today’s menu! Hot wings with sriracha, lime, butter powder, parm, and blue cheese!

Photos from Pink Bellies's post 01/21/2022

Bun Cha Gio and Mi Xao Don are both available for online ordering tonight! :)


Garlic noodles are the best way to warm up on this frigid Charleston day! 🍜


Live from the line 💥


Our Mi Xao Don just got a little bit sweeter with some blossoming gai lan from @spadeandclover and broccolini from @growfoodcarolina!

Photos from Pink Bellies's post 01/13/2022

Our homage to the legendary wings at San Tung in SF: Garlic KFC Wings! 🔥

Secret battered, twice fried, and served with pickled daikon for the perfect acidic crunch!

Photos from Pink Bellies's post 01/09/2022

Sundays are for noodles and dumplings!


Send Noodz!


Mi Xao Don on tonight’s menu! Crispy Sun Ramen noodles, Spade & Clover purple broccoli and napa cabbage, Miss Paula’s shrimp, oyster sauce gravy, and a lil bit of sambal chili paste!

Pink Bellies updated their business hours. 01/04/2022

Pink Bellies updated their business hours.

Pink Bellies updated their business hours.

Photos from Pink Bellies's post 01/02/2022

What a journey. Our very first restaurant is now open thanks to y’all. It all started as a tiny food truck at the corner of St. Philip and Calhoun St. filled with so much love, passion, and enthusiasm.

Thank you for including us in the conversation of the best new restaurants of 2021, @eatercarolinas! Cheers, y’all!

Photos from Pink Bellies's post 12/30/2021

A series of recent photos from the very best customers! Looking forward to seeing y’all tonight for our very last dinner service of the year! 🥂

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595 King St. Suite 1
Charleston, SC

Opening Hours

Thursday 5pm - 9pm
Friday 5pm - 9pm
Saturday 5pm - 9pm
Sunday 5pm - 9pm

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