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Best Restaurant In Each South Carolina County, 2015

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When most people around the country think of South Carolina restaurants they immediately start thinking of Charleston.  The rest of the state however has some amazing places to eat too.  Here is a list of the best restaurants in each South Carolina county as determined by Charleston Food Bloggers and a hand picked small group of other like minded foodies around the state (BachTalking, ColaTownFoodie, PalmettoFoodie, Alesa Holden, Rick Meehan and subreddit users from South Carolina, Charleston, Greenville etc).  This is the first list of its kind.


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Allendale County:

Big G’s BBQ

Highway 301 North, Allendale, South Carolina

Bamberg County:

Cliff’s Seafood

12743 Heritiage Highway, Bamberg, South Carolina


Beaufort County:

The Jazz Corner

1000 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

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Berkeley County:

Howard’s Restaurant

336 E Main St, Moncks Corner, SC 29461

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Calhoun County:

Eartha’s Bistro

904 Bridge St, Saint Matthews, SC 29135

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Charleston County: (one just wasn’t enough…so here’s four)

Hank’s Seafood

10 Hayne St, Charleston, SC 29401

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2 Unity Alley, Charleston, SC 29401

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The MacIntosh

479 King St, Charleston, SC 29403

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Circa 1886

Wentworth Mansion, 149 Wentworth St, Charleston, SC 29401

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The Obstinate Daughter

2063 Middle St, Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482

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Colleton County:

Carmine’s Trattoria

 242 E Washington St, Walterboro, SC 29488

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Dorchester County:

Oscar’s of Summerville

207 W 5th N St, Summerville, SC 29483

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Hampton County:

Carolina BBQ Company

965 W Carolina Ave, Varnville, SC 29944

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Jasper County:

Taqueria Rocio

7715 E Main St, Ridgeland, SC 29936

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Orangeburg County:

Sweatman’s BBQ

1427 Eutaw Rd, Holly Hill, SC 29059

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 Aiken County:

The Willcox Restaurant

100 Colleton Ave SW, Aiken, SC 29801

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Barnwell County:

Hogg Heaven

1070 Barwick Rd, Barnwell, SC 29812

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Chester County:

The Cyclone

249 Columbia St, Chester, SC 29706

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Edgefield County:

Park Row Café #1

108 Courthouse Square, Edgefield, SC 29824

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Fairfield County:

Cornwallis House Tea Company

141 S Congress St, Winnsboro, SC 29180

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Kershaw County:

Ronnie’s Ribs

2435 Main St, Elgin, SC 29045

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Lancaster County:

Shrimp Boat

1668 Memorial Park Rd, Lancaster, SC 29720

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Lexington County:

Terra – Restaurant

100 State St, West Columbia, SC 29169

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Newberry County:

Figaro Dining Room

1117 Boyce St, Newberry, SC 29108

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Richland County: (it deserved 3 )

Motor Supply Company Bistro

920 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201

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Baan Sawan Thai Bistro

2135 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29205

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Spotted Salamander

1531 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201

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Saluda County:

Matthew’s Oak and Hickory BBQ

 212 S Rudolph St, Saluda, SC 29138

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York County:

Concord Cove

5303 Concord Rd. York, SC

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Pee Dee

 Chesterfield County:


 126 Main St, Chesterfield, SC 29709

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Clarendon County:


480 N Brooks St, Manning, SC 29102

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Darlington County:

Yogi Bear Honey Fried Chicken

514 S 5th St, Hartsville, SC 29550

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Dillon County:


 419 SC-38, Latta, SC 29565

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Florence County:

Top Hat Special-Teas

234 West Evans Street, Florence, SC 29501

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Georgetown County:

Gulf Stream Café

1536 S Waccamaw Dr, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

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Horry County:

Rivertown Bistro

1111 3Rd Ave, Conway, Sc 29526

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Divine Prime

The Market Common, 1160 Farrow Pkwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

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Lee County:

Harry & Harry Too

 719 Sumter Hwy, Bishopville, SC 29010

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Marion County:

Magnolias on Main

400 N Main St, Marion, SC 29512

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Marlboro County:

Stanton’s BBQ and Fish Camp Fly-In

2828 Stantons Road, Bennettsville, SC 29512

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Sumter County:


4 W Hampton Ave, Sumter, SC 29150

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Williamsburg County:

Scott’s BBQ

 2734 Hemingway Hwy, Hemingway, SC 29554

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Upstate (More photos coming soon)

Abbeville County:

Village Grill

110 Trinity St, Abbeville, SC 29620

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Anderson County:

Grits and Groceries

2440 Due West Hwy, Belton, SC 29627

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Cherokee County:

One Asian Kitchen

702 Hyatt Street, Gaffney, SC 29341

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Greenville County:

American Grocery

732 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601

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Bacon Bros. Public House

3620 Pelham Rd, Greenville, SC 29615

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The Pita House

495 S Pleasantburg Dr, Greenville, SC 29607

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Greenwood County:


307 W Cambridge Ave, Greenwood, SC 29646

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Laurens County:

Whiteford’s Giant Burger

212 Hillcrest Dr, Laurens, SC 29360

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McCormick County:

The McCray House Tea Room and Gift Shop

4064 US-378, McCormick, SC 29835

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Oconee County:

Black’s Smokehouse BBQ

1528 Blue Ridge Blvd, Seneca, SC 29672

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Pickens County:


6606 Calhoun Memorial Hwy, Easley, SC 29640

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Spartanburg County:

Farmer’s Table

401 E Kennedy St, Spartanburg, SC 29302

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Willy Taco

 930 E Main St, Spartanburg, SC 29302

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Union County:


551 Thompson Blvd, Union, SC 29379



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