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Carolina Cafe

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211 Old Metal Rd, Gaffney, SC 29341-4110
+1 864-406-0333
Tue - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Heard about this place several times in the past. Visited this past Saturday. Nice, clean place. Staff was very attentive and prompt. Food was ok. Had the black eye ribeye, Cajun seasoned, cooked medium rare which it was. Just so so, nothing to rave about. Cheese grits on the side were just average. Onion rings were some of the best... More 

Thank DB W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Everything I've eaten here has been good. My best is the ribs and bacon wrapped shrimp. The salad that comes with it and the sides are also just as good. Come early, it fills up fast and then you have to wait. If you don't mind order and eat at the bar.

Thank Al V
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Small restaurant off the beaten path. Wait line on a Tuesday night was up to 45 min. Menu varied with multiple choices and combinations. Very flavorful. Definitely a revisit on the list next time in the area.

Thank Margaret C
Rutherfordton, North Carolina
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Absolutely love this restaurant. It has become a regular place that we like to go and the food is great!

Thank 457Kayley
Gaffney, South Carolina
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Love the food at Carolina Cafe.. Everything on the menu is great.. The salmon grilled on cedar, is fabulous,My favorite. The chicken/pineapple is another favorite.. whatever you prefer,they have.. If you want to eat there go early, they open at 4pm. People are normally wrapped around the building..yes it's that good..

Thank Blessedgirl14
Anderson, South Carolina
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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Found this place on Trip Advisor while passing through Gaffney, SC on a Tuesday night. A little further off the interstate than usual and basically in the middle of nowhere. There were people waiting outside! The hostess said it would be about 50 minutes so we headed to the bar and sat right down. It took a little longer to... More 

Thank OtPot
Cowpens, South Carolina
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

You have to get there really early or really late to not have to wait. The food is amazing and you get a lot of it. Worth the ride out in the country.

Thank Debbie A
Cliffside, North Carolina, United States
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great restaurant. You need to get there early or you will have to wait on seating not because it is a small place but because they are so popular. They have what they call Killer Shrimp and they are great. Big Shrimp wrapped in bacon and grilled with barbecue sauce all over. Also they have steaks and... More 

Thank Roger S
Cliffside, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is by far the best restaurant in the Gaffney area. Have eaten there multiple times and always have great food and service. If you're going on Friday or Saturday, you need to go early. Everyone loves it so much there are long lines. Wait time is not too bad though.

Thank ljfarris01
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Delicious. Best food ever. Everything on their menu is great. Very friendly service as well. I would definitely eat there again.

Thank Nikki10692

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 Old Metal Rd, Gaffney, SC 29341-4110
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Gaffney
  • Phone Number: +1 864-406-0333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?