Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit opens Friday in South End. Here’s how to get free biscuits and coffee

Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit opens Friday in South End. Here’s how to get free biscuits and coffee
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Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit, a popular Charleston-based grab-and-go biscuit counter, opens on Friday, January 31 at 10 a.m. in South End.

Freebies: During Callie’s grand opening, the first 10 customers in line will receive a free tote bag, mug, and free drip coffee for a year. The first 25 will receive a tote bag. All customers on opening day will get a free hot little biscuit with a purchase. The opening celebration runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on January 31 so be sure to get in line early.

Location: Callie’s is located on the ground floor of The Penrose, a new 350-unit luxury apartment complex on Tremont Avenue. This hot area is a short walk from Sycamore Brewing, Pins Mechanical, the Design Center, and East/West Station along the light rail.

Menu: The menu features signature biscuit sandwiches ($6.95-$8.95), build-your-own biscuit sandwiches (starting at $4), mini 2-inch Hot Little Biscuits available in 8 mix and match flavors (3 for $6 or 13 for $24), grits and a full espresso bar featuring King Bean coffee. Gluten-free biscuits are available. Charlotte’s local feature biscuit is the Queen Bee, a shortcake biscuit topped with South Carolina honey and turbinado sugar.

Specials: The fried chicken biscuit has a devoted following and is only available on Fridays (NOTE: It is NOT available opening day 1/31). Another favorite is the birthday biscuit with house-made frosting, sprinkles and a candle — $2 daily or free on your birthday with ID.

Hours: Callie’s is open Mon-Fri 7a-2p and Sat-Sun 8a-2p. (Note grand opening on Fri 1/31 is at 10a.) Look for them to roll out late-night hours with a walk-up biscuit window.

Background: Inspired by her mother, founder Carrie Morey’s goal is to “keep the Southern biscuit-making tradition alive,” and she does that at her Atlanta and Charleston locations. All biscuits are made by hand and are melt-in-your-mouth soft. Callie’s Charlotte location is its largest to date with a full coffee and espresso bar as well as more menu options like salads, sandwiches, and soups.

Here’s a look around Callie’s and biscuit photos.

callie's hot little biscuits menu

sausage egg cheese callie's hot little biscuits charlotte

owner at callie's hot biscuit charlotte

store at callie hot biscuits charlotte

biscuits at callie hot little biscuits

pick up window callie hot biscuits

sausage egg and cheese at callie hot biscuit charlotte

chicken biscuit from callie's charlotte

A cinnamon biscuit and a country ham biscuit can appease both sides of your palate. The tops of the sweet cinnamon and spice biscuits are dusted with thin layer of sugar that adds a little satisfying crunch. The savory country ham biscuit is filled with fine crispy shavings of country ham.

Blackberry Jam Biscuit at callie's hot biscuit south end

Try a biscuit with blackberry jam; the thick layer of jam accents the buttery biscuit with a sweet berry flavor. Callie’s jams are homemade by a local jam-maker and are full of fruit and texture.

Birthday Biscuit callie's hot biscuit charlotte

Callie’s has the cutest frosting- and sprinkles-topped birthday biscuits that are a fun alternative to the trendy cupcake.

Bacon Egg Cheddar Biscuit Sandwich callie's hot biscuit

grit bowl at callie's hot biscuit charlotte

You can have your grits in a biscuit bowl. This dish pairs buttery grits with a biscuit shell to create an Instagrammable twist on a Southern classic. The biscuit bowl adds $2 to a $3 bowl of grits, but it is worth it.

Build Your Own Biscuit at callie's hot biscuit

Vegetarian Egg Biscuit at callie's hot biscuit charlotte

Sausage Egg Pimento Cheese Biscuit Sandwich at callie's hot biscuit

Shortbread Biscuit at callie's hot biscuit

Callie's Hot Little Biscuit in South End is opening soon

Peach Biscuit callie's hot biscuit

The peach biscuit at Callie’s is sprinkled with sugar grains on top

callie's biscuits in south end charlotte nc


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