The Beautiful Restaurant Tucked Away In A South Carolina Forest Most People Don’t Know About

Tucked away on a scenic mountain road in the northwestern corner of the Palmetto State is a little known restaurant. It’s located in a part of the Sumter National Forest that touches the borders of both Georgia and North Carolina. Not only is the restaurant beautiful, but it’s located near some very picturesque natural attractions, delivering outrageous mountain views, stunning waterfalls and lakes. Let’s take a closer look.

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The Upstate of South Carolina is a wonderful spot to take a day trip or a mini “staycation.” Be sure to add beautiful little Mountain Rest Cafe to your itinerary. If you’ve already hit this South Carolina mountain eatery, we’d love to hear about it in our comments!

Mountain Rest Cafe
7057 Highlands Hwy, Mountain Rest, SC 29664
Phone: (864) 638-0026
Hours: Thurs-Sat: 11:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.; breakfast on Saturday’s only: 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

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