The Oldest Bar In South Carolina Has A Fascinating History

It comes with no surprise to announce the oldest bar in South Carolina is in Charleston. Further, it’s located in a tucked away spot in one of those skinny alleys with a surface that is paved with hand-thrown bricks from long, long ago. But even if you’ve heard of this establishment, you may not be aware of the important role McCrady’s Tavern played in the history of the United States.

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McCrady’s Tavern is located at 2 Unity Alley, Charleston, SC 29401. They’re open for Dinner Sunday through Thursday from 5:00 p.m to 10:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 5:00 p.m to 11:00 p.m., and open for brunch Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Learn more on their official website.