A suburb of Charlotte South Carolina, Fort Mill has much of the same culinary prowess, and is the quaint picture of southern charm. Spend a relaxing day here as an escape to the bustle of Charlotte, and you will find plenty of tasty treats. Check out our top picks for dining in Fort Mill here.
The Local Dish invites you to experience truly cheerful southern hospitality. Sit at one of its café style tables in a green chair that perfectly complements the hardwood floor. Each table is complete with a decorative jar containing fresh flowers. Indulge in South Carolina classics like fried green tomatoes or shrimp and grits. Dishes vary, but all are made with homegrown ingredients.
Come to Hobo’s for a killer burger, creamy shake, and a satisfying beer, or another quintessential southern treat: chicken and waffles. Hobo’s takes it to a convenient new level: putting the fried chicken between two waffles to create the chicken and waffle burger served with shoestring fries. There’s plenty of space to sit and watch the American football games on weekends.
This is the place to indulge in all your Italian favorites. They have Stromboli, calzones, paninis, Sicilian style pizzas, and pretty much any kind of homemade pasta dish you can imagine. Dinner includes soup and salad as well. The food is authentic just as you might find in Rome, as the owners of La Fornarina come from northern Italy. La Fornarina also offers a delicious buffet and food for take away.
Catering to all your southern comfort food cravings, a meal atThe Flipside Café will leave you feeling cozy and satisfied. Mashed potatoes, meatloaf, mac and cheese, eggs and bacon and grits classic are all examples of the classic American food on the menu. This food will make you feel nostalgic for home no matter where you’re from, that’s how well The Flipside Café executes these dishes.
Tapas 51 / Provecho Restaurant Group, Fort Mill | Courtesy of Tapas 51
This classy establishment offers arguably the finest farm to table Hispanic cuisine in the Carolinas. Pair the excellent tapas with craft beers and a great selection of fine wines. Fish tacos, ceviche, yucca poutine, and chorizo sliders are just a few of the delicacies offered at Tapas 51.
If you’re down south, you’d best be getting your share of barbecue. Located a bit of a drive into the countryside, 521 BBQ & Grill is your one-stop shop for essentials like hush puppies, ribs, pulled pork, mac and cheese with a golden brown crispy crust. The atmosphere is casual, so don’t be shy digging into this delicious finger food slathered in barbecue sauce.
New Peach Stand is a throwback to the times when people shopped at butchers and vegetable stands. A market first and foremost, New Peach Stand also serves as a café, restaurant, and delicatessen. It offers great ice cream, pies, and perfect donuts as well. Stop by for a great breakfast made with large portions of some of the highest quality ingredients around. In fact, people drive all the way from Charlotte to come here for their excellent desserts and other items.
Digby’s Pizza is the place to be if you’re in search of the classic American pizzeria experience. They offer a variety of fare in addition to pizza including pasta, pizza rolls, calzones, chicken wings, salads, and sub sandwiches. The staff is friendly, attentive, and willing to customize orders to fit your needs.
The bakers at Cupcrazed Cakery are highly talented in the cupcake pastry arts. They offer sweet tea cupcakes with lemon tea frosting, as well as chocolate truffle, salted caramel, French toast, and red velvet cupcakes and gingerbread whoopee pies. Their large display case will make your jaw drop.
The Grapevine Wine Shop/Wine Bar offers a great ambiance, a vast selection of wines and a variety of specialty beers. Most guests prefer the outdoor seating area, which is situated in a lovely garden, perfect for a warm evening. On cooler nights, keep warm by sitting near one of the outdoor fire pits. You can also choose from various snack plates to accompany your wine tastings.