South Carolina

Restaurants in South Carolina

Three generations of the Gadsden family cook at this tiny soul-food cookshop.

Perfect for a lunch of fried oysters.

Housed inside the 150-year-old South Carolina Loan & Trust building, Oak Steakhouse serves steaks, local seafood, and vegetarian dishes with a farm-to-table emphasis.

Stop in for ribs or a freshly made shrimp-salad sandwich.

Hemingway vibe. High Cotton, which serves roughly 800 Espresso Martinis a month, takes its name from an old southern term for living well; high-growing cotton was a sign of prosperity.

Order the famous oyster pie.


Bold, modern, global spot with chef Nate Whiting. Order the she-crab soup, loaded with the sweet meat.


Classic Northern Italian