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Cafe at Williams Hardware

13 S Main St, Travelers Rest, SC 29690-1809
+1 864-834-7888
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
13 S Main St, Travelers Rest, SC 29690-1809
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three of us had lunch in this very cute restaurant. A converted hardware store this restaurant is now a combination eatery and gift shop. The food was great, the service was excellent. Great place!!!

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's rated #1 for a very good reason. This was actually our third visit and I realized That I had never rated it from the past visits. Didn't matter.... It was everything and more all over again. This place actually used to be a hardware...More

Thank Matt-Sherry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here for breakfast last weekend. This is a nice little restaurant in an old hardware store building. We sat on the porch that overlooks the swamp rabbit trail. A really nice porch w great views. We each got different items: I got a...More

Thank mjswansona
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting the farmers market in TR (cute by the way) we headed to Main Street for a sit down breakfast (market has food trucks etc.) Biscuits delicious! as well as loaded hashbrown casserole! Very comfortable seating, but as lovers of coffee - they fell...More

Thank My4sonsld
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Great food, wonderful atmosphere, friendly owners and hosts (The Sisters), great service! It's my favorite!

Thank Bob_Cashion
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I had the gravy and biscuits and a sideorder of french toast. Bothwell very good. My wife said the grits were some of the best she had. The hostess is also very nice with an excellent wait staff. Definitely worth the stop.

Thank JB02
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch one day and got more than food! First the little store is a welcome hello on arrival...authentic Local goods. The greeting by sister owners who run this tight little ship s so warm. Order at the counter and find a seat....More

1  Thank pluffmother
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

A friend and I met here for lunch one afternoon! It was lovely! The food was delicious. The staff was friendly.

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, great concept, good eats and cute shop. They are dog friendy on the hug porch with fans. Indoor dining as well.

Thank Squirrel172
Reviewed 13 June 2017

What a treat to find aplace that loives up to prior reviews. Healthy, wholesome food made from scratch. I had GF salad which was very good. Friendly staff makes you feel welcome. I'll be back.

Thank Jim K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 S Main St, Travelers Rest, SC 29690-1809
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Travelers Rest
  • Phone Number: +1 864-834-7888
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We offer folks a place to stop in off the Swamp Rabbit Trail, visit with old friends, have a bite to eat, and enjoy an old-fashioned sense of community. The sisters also invite you to browse through the gift shop that features unique food items and other products made right here in South Carolina.
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