South Carolina November 04, 2016
11 Incredible Waterfront Restaurants Everyone In South Carolina Must Visit
Let’s face it. When it comes to eating out in the Palmetto State, there are a lot of great choices – in most cities and towns. What are the things we look for in a restaurant besides the obvious: great food? That’s easy to narrow down: service, price, ambiance and, when possible, a stellar view.
These 11 waterfront restaurants in South Carolina have all of the above, including an amazing water view. Enjoy!
1. Fleet Landing - Charleston
This hip eatery in Charleston's historic district couldn't be any closer to the water, unless it was in the water. Located on a wharf at the end of Charleston's famed "Market Street," Fleet Landing will dazzle you with both their fresh seafood and their sweeping views of the Charleston Harbor.
Address: 186 Concord St, Charleston, SC 29401.
2. The Pump House - Rock Hill
Enjoy a birds-eye view of the Catawba River in this unique eatery in Rock Hill. This former industrial pump house has been transformed into a pretty swanky restaurant dishing up some equally fancy fare with a Southern flair.
Address: 575 Herrons Ferry Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730.
3. Liberty Tap Room & Grill - Irmo
For the best burger with the best views in Irmo, head over to this marina eatery and fill up. This unique location is right on top of the water and the views of Lake Murrary? They're everywhere you look.
Address: 1602 Marina Rd, Irmo, SC 29063.
4. Panini's Cafe - Beaufort
Discover old world Italian flavor infused with modern flair at this brick over pizzeria. Not in the mood for pizza? That's ok. Panini's has other Mediterranean options too. Whatever you decide on, enjoy it with a big side of beautiful water views!
Address: 926 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902.
5. The Lazy Goat - Greenville
Hit up the Lazy Goat on the water in Greenville for the best paninis, salads, wraps and pizzas you'll find in town - all served with a stellar view. You can dine inside or sit on the outdoor patio. The view is great from either spot!
Address: 170 Riverplace, Greenville, SC 29601.
6. Key West Crazy Waterfront Restaurant & Bar - Little River
Forget that long drive to South Florida. You'll find all the fun of a real Key West bar and restaurant right here in South Carolina at Key West Crazy Waterfront Bar & Grill. Stuff your face with fresh seafood cooked up in your choice of more ways than you can imagine, and enjoy live music (when available) while you savor the view of the water.
Address: 4492 Waterfront Dr, Little River, SC 29566.
7. Quarterdeck - Hilton Head (Harbour Town)
The Quarterdeck at Sea Pines Resort in Hilton Head Island's beloved Harbour Town has long been a place to kick back and enjoy a fabulous meal (surf and turf above) along with panoramic water views.
Address: Harbour Town Yacht Club, 149 Lighthouse Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928.
8. Gilligan's - Moncks Corner
From the hushpuppies to their signature fresh seafood gumbo shown above, Gilligan's is known for using the freshest available. Sit on the dock or inside and enjoy a beautiful view of the river.
Address: 582 Dock Rd, Moncks Corner, SC 29461.
9. Frayed Knot Bar & Grill - Chapin
If you're eating on the lake in Chapin then Frayed Knot is a perfect spot for traditional American fare and a view that can't be beat. You'll love the down-to-earth atmosphere of this waterfront restaurant.
Address: 1701 Dreher Island Rd, Chapin, SC 29036.
10. Galley Restaurant at Portman Marina - Anderson
Whether you're in the mood for seafood, poultry or steak, this upscale eatery on Lake Hartwell serves it up with flair. From the roasted duck to the Filet Mignon, the savory selections and breathtaking views at the Galley are unmatched in these parts.
Address: 1629 Marina Rd, Anderson, SC 29625.
11. Hot Fish Club - Murrells Inlet
Locals and visitors alike swarm to the Hot Fish Club to scratch an itch for fresh seafood. Check out the "Super Steam Pot" above. Yum!
Address: 4911 US-17 BUS, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576.
South Carolina is a hotbed of international cuisine. You can find just about any food your heart desires here in the Palmetto State. But there just aren’t that many waterfront restaurants. Did we leave your fave off the list? Feel free to add it in our comments on Facebook!
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