A good restaurant isn’t hard to find in South Carolina. In a state that relies so heavily on tourism dollars, the restaurant business is booming and also very competitive. Over the years scores of restaurants have withstood the test of time, some thriving for decades. Here are 13 of the longest-standing restaurants in South Carolina where you can still stop in for a time-tested mouthwatering meal.

Man, that chicken and waffle looks so good. And since I’ve actually had it, I can say: it is!

South Carolina’s a big state. We’re sure there are many more “old” restaurants than on this list. So feel free to add your favorite if it wasn’t included.

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