The best way to get to know a new destination is through its food! Here in Anderson County, we have hundreds of dining options to fit every palate. Whether you’re craving real Southern barbecue or looking to try freshly caught seafood, our local chefs have you covered. Don’t forget to wash your dinner down with a delicious craft beverage from one of our local breweries or distilleries. 

Bistros & Grills

If you’re looking for the perfect steak or dreaming up a romantic date night out on the town, look no further than Anderson County. These restaurants range from farm-to-table gastropubs to classic American grills to true fine dining. Dress up a little – or a lot – and hit the town.

Classic Carolina BBQ

Did you know there are four major BBQ regions across the United States? Carolina barbecue is known for slow roasting a whole hog, one of the oldest methods of cooking meat. We love both vinegar-based sauces and “Carolina Gold” sauce. Try out these pitmasters’ takes on Carolina BBQ today!

Going Global

We’re proud to be home to a diverse community of residents, and that means we’re also home to a diverse group of restaurants! If you’re not in the mood for classic Americana, check out one of these international options. From Thai to Mediterranean and Mexican to Irish, you’ll find yourself on a culinary world tour.

Pizza Parlors

Sometimes you just can’t beat-za a pizza! These parlors are spread all around Anderson County, so you never have to go too far to satisfy your craving. We have options for eating in-house or grabbing a pie to go for party time.

Southern Cookin'

These mom-and-pop restaurants have been around for years and still make things the way their ancestors did. For tasty food served with true Southern hospitality, swing by one of these diners today.

Sunny Side Up

Rise and shine! Fuel up for a busy day with a tasty and filling breakfast. From sit-down diners to grab-and-go cafés, you can get your day started right with an Anderson County breakfast – the most important meal of the day!

Sweet Tooth

Dessert before dinner is perfectly acceptable here in Anderson County. Ice cream, shaved ice, cookies, fresh pastries, and more are all on the dessert menu – the only hard part is deciding which treat you’re in the mood for!

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