We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Charley's Cafe & Catering

306 S Main St, Lancaster, SC 29720-2402
+1 803-285-1145
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (8 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
$$ - $$$
306 S Main St, Lancaster, SC 29720-2402
Write a Review
Reviews (43)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is obviously fresh ingredients expertly prepared. Not fancy, but really a fine treat for a foodie.

Thank xx414xx
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The food here is fabulous! Their Edisto salad is fantastic! The oysters, homemade hot bacon dressing-down! Homemade bread and good beer and wine offerings!

Thank Marsha B
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Good food reasonably priced with good services. FAMILY oriented restaurant with good selection of food.

Thank vilanerenfield
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Nestled in downtown Lancaster this restaurant is really a neat find. I had a spinach salad, dined with fellow employee who had the shrimp and grits! Great flavors and service.

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We ate at the O'Charleys in Hendersonville NC last night, service was great. My fish was supposed to be cod but it was very fishy( I have eaten fish at O'Charleys dozens of times)I asked the waitress if they changed the fish and she said...More

Thank Pezybylo4
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Good food and ok service. I had the Charleston chicken which was delicious. I only wish they stayed open later.

Thank John R
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Charley's has a varied menu, with some great selections. We enjoyed burgers, salads, and fries. The server was attentive, and paid us the appropriate amount of attention. We would definitely return.

Thank dsd3500
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Decent consistant food, good steaks, good pasta, good seafood. Great selection of starters. Fried oysters are great. Also, a great shrimp and grits.

Thank Stan120
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Relaxed, comfortable dining in a historic Main Street building. Food is reasonably priced and selection is good. Great place for a weekend steak!

Thank 798cherryd
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This about the only full service restaurant in Town. Good service. Very good food at reasonable prices. We don't get there as often as I would like. Has a small full service bar but the place is closed on Sundays due to pressure from the...More

Thank MBNick
Nearby Restaurants
Leigh Anne's Restaurant
14 reviews
.50 km away
Cafe Taylor
7 reviews
.21 km away
Gus' House of Pizza
16 reviews
.46 km away
Nearby Attractions
Landsford Canal State Park
44 reviews
13.31 km away
Andrew Jackson State Park
57 reviews
14.12 km away
Cane Creek Park
58 reviews
15.79 km away
Carolina Motorsports Park
13 reviews
30.06 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have gluten free items available?
7 November 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from oscarp650 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure but I doubt it. The food is excellent, though.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 306 S Main St, Lancaster, SC 29720-2402
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 803-285-1145
  • E-mail
Charley's Cafe offers a superb blend of traditional American cuisine and South Carolina Low Country cooking.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing