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The Oldest Restaurant In South Carolina Has A Truly Incredible History

It may surprise you to learn that South Carolina’s oldest restaurant is not located in South Carolina’s oldest city.

In the heart of Columbia, only a few blocks from the Governor’s Mansion, there’s a restaurant that opened in the capital city in 1940. As the oldest restaurant in South Carolina, Villa Tronco has a truly incredible history, including being credited with turning the city on its heels upon introducing pizza to South Carolina.

Have you tried Villa Tronco yet? If you love authentic Italian then you’ll love Villa Tronco.

Villa Tronco
1213 Blanding St.
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 256-7677
www.VillaTronco.com

Not in or near Columbia but after reading this article you’re craving Italian food so bad that you want it tonight? Here are 15 Italian Restaurants in South Carolina That’ll Make Your Tastebuds Explode.

Robin Jarvis
Robin Jarvis is a staff writer for OnlyInYourState.com. She's traveled to five of the seven continents and currently lives 35-feet in the air in a treehouse in the Southeastern U.S. When she's not writing, she's dreaming of her next trip.