The guide to eating in or dining out on the Piedmont lakes. The establishments listed here have water access on site or very nearby. Or we really, really like what they're sellin'!
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Creekside Grill & Ale
3482 John G. Richards Rd, Liberty Hill SC. 803-273-3448.
Across Beaver Creek from Wateree Marina.
Dutchman’s Creek Marina & Grill
5546 River Rd, Winnsboro SC. 803-482-3067.
Marina servicing the Lake Wateree Area. Gas, Fishing Tackle, Restaurant, Snacks, Beverages, Boat Rentals. Casual. $
River Deck at Beaver Creek Grill
3473 John G. Richards Rd, Camden SC.
Store & Grill. Hamburgers. Chicken wings, shrimp Po-boys. Pancakes, omelets, sausage gravy & biscuits, hashbrowns, homemade biscuits. Gas for cars & boats, live bait, all fishing supplies, beer, wine. Store hours: M – Sat 8am – 10pm; Sun 9am – 7pm; Grill hours: M – F 11am – 9pm; Sat 8am – 9pm; Sun 9am – 5pm.
Beaver Creek Restaurant
3438 John G. Richards Rd, Camden SC.
Ribeyes, flounder, chicken, quesadillas & wings. Open all week and weekends. Casual. $$
The Mill Pond Steak House
84 Boykin Mill Rd, Rembert SC.
High-end steakhouse, Prime and Choice Angus beef, shrimp & grits, crab cakes. Originally built mid-1860’s. Aged beef. Open Tu – Sat 5pm – 10pm. $$-$
Olde Towne Hall
140 Palmer St, Ridgeway SC.
The oldest Italian eatery in Ridgeway. Brick oven pizzas, quesadillas, wings, calzones, pasta, grinders & more. Full bar. Open M – Sat 11am – 11pm. Bar open late for sports events: Mon night football, NASCAR, USC & Clemson sports events, etc. Casual.
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