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The Space

Simple, clean and uncluttered, Minero features white-washed historic Charleston brick walls, hardwood floors, a tin ceiling and worn leather banquettes. Mexican-inspired tiles accentuate the room, along with exposed rafters, and elevated ceilings. Vibrant colors pop throughout and rustic wood tables welcome diners. The space features a 16-seat bar and a 1000-square-foot dining space that accommodates […]

The Beverages

Minero’s beverage program feature’s an extensive tequila and mezcal selection, a small unique wine list, beer, and cocktails inspired by the flavors of Mexico.

The Tortilla

Chef Sean Brock and the Minero team tasted over 40 varieties of corn before choosing their three favorites from three different producers: Masienda, Geechie Boy Mill, and Anson Mills. Using a traditional nixtamalization process to make fresh masa every day, Minero grinds the corn in house, which results in a truly authentic corn tortilla.  One […]

The Name

Named after the Spanish word for “miner”, Minero represents the storied history of the taco, which supposes that Mexican silver miners named the dish in the 18th century. The word “taco” referred to the dynamite miners used to excavate the ore in the mines, which was made of pieces of paper wrapped around gunpowder and […]

About

Minero is a casual Mexican eatery from Neighborhood Dining Group, located on East Bay Street in historic downtown Charleston, SC. The food is affordable and served in a fun and lively environment. James Beard award-winning Chef Sean Brock offers a collection of dishes inspired by the flavors and culture of Mexico.