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.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Have you tried Villa Tronco yet? If you love authentic Italian then you’ll love Villa Tronco.
Robin Jarvis is a travel writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She's lived in the Carolinas for nearly three decades and currently resides in Charleston. When she's not working, she loves to cook with friends and check out new adventures. General questions and FAM tours: [email protected]
Love South Carolina?
Thank you! You'll receive your first newsletter soon!