3986 Byrnes Dr.
Saint Stephen, SC 29479
Phone: (843) 567-7397
Fax: (843) 567-2497
Bars & Cafes
Located in the 1901 building for the original Crystal Ice Company and Clinchfield Coal Corporation, an upstairs bar and first floor restaurant exist here. Open since the 1970s, both have grown into a popular dining and drinking destination. The 2nd floor pub offers over 100 beer selections as well as creative fruit infusions and rums with fruit. No food is sold; however, they have free hot dogs on Saturdays and Sundays. Happy Hour begins at noon and lasts until 8p. Smoking is allowed, but patrons can take their drinks downstairs and relax on the back patio or in rocking chairs on the front porch. The downstairs restaurant is decorated with photos and memorabilia from the 1920s. Family friendly, there is a kids' menu. Parking is off-road along the front of the building. - Natasha Lawrence
Enjoy an array of fabulous home baked desserts, made-from-scratch breads, fresh sandwiches, homemade soups, and fresh salads at this quaint cafe that also serves iced coffees and teas. They are open Tuesday through Saturday for lunch only; closed on Sundays and Mondays. Catering services are available.
Enjoy excellent food and service at this brew pub that serves classic sandwiches, salads, and desserts while relaxing and listening to a wonderful piano player. They are open daily for lunch and dinner.
They specialize in tapas and have a mixologist that can make countless variations of martinis. They offer Sunday brunch from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., they are one of the only sports bars in Santee with NFL Sunday Ticket.
Fun and relaxing sports bar that offers a variety of contemporary Southern dishes cooked with a Cajun flair with all soups, sauces, and desserts prepared fresh daily. A ten foot screen TV broadcasts all of your favorite sporting events and live jazz entertainment is provided on Thursday evenings. They are open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner; closed on Sundays.
The Sparrow opened its doors in 2012 and is one of those hidden gems that creates a lot of buzz. Offering a good selection of craft beers and delish gourmet hot dogs, it is more known for its live gigs and murals. The entire venue is done up with celebrity caricatures done by Douglas Panzone such as the ones behind the bar has George Harrison and Johnny Cash and on other walls you will find Ray Charles, Gary Busey with a Viking helmet and more. Some of their previous line ups are Hey Rocco, Man on Earth and The Fleeting Ends.
Enjoy great specialty sandwiches, wraps, salads, and gourmet coffee drinks at this coffee house that is open Monday through Saturday for breakfast and lunch. They are closed on Sundays.
Named after a play on a traditional Southern staple, Hoppin' John (a combination of black-eyed peas, onion, ham hock and long-grain rice), this elegant restaurant in the historic district offers a menu that changes often and by the season. Using only freshly caught seafood and locally grown produce, patrons can enjoy creative dishes while watching water activity on the Sampit River. Dining is inside or out on the back deck. Referring to itself as the "Old South Eatery", examples include Deep Fried Blue Crab, House Made Pate', Catfish Sandwich and Southern Caviar. Save room for the Chocolate Bread Pudding. Entrance is from the boardwalk or Front Street. Open for lunch and dinner, daily specials are posted on the chalkboard. Full bar service. Parking is on the street (meter) or on nearby Screven Street. - Natasha Lawrence
A casual and cozy landmark since 1929, this cafe offers a wide selection of unique Lowcountry dishes with specialties including the Cajun Omelet, blueberry pancakes, crawfish cake sandwiches, made-from-scratch jambalaya, fresh baked cornbread, homemade mashed potatoes, crispy fried green tomatoes, and bread pudding with bourbon sauce. They are open Monday through Saturday for breakfast and lunch and open on Sunday for brunch.
You cannot miss the wooden-ribbed exterior with their trendy neon sign. Ms. Rose's Fine Food & Cocktails is a Southern restaurant where everyone is welcome to dine at their charming, vintage and funky diner. Their mobile walls are decked with built-in screens while on the other side the kitchenware mural will impress you. Eclectic lighting adds to the charm of this place. Savor their dishes like Smoked Meatloaf, Rose’s Fried Chicken, Pulled Pork and, Shrimp and Grits. Enjoy the happy hour with delicious cocktails. Round off your meal with decadent desserts like Cranberry Orange Bundt Cake, New York Cheesecake and Vanilla Bean Crème Brulee,
This brewpub has been named Edmund's Oast after Edmund Egan, one of the pioneers of brewing operations in Charleston. Oast refers to a type of kiln in which hops are dried. At this beer haven, customers can sample in-house brews as well as globe-spanning draft beers. Sip beers like Foothills Jade IPA with melon and citrus flavors, De Molen Hel and Verdoemenis from Netherlands and the Swiss Abbaye de Saint Bon-Chie infused with flavors of oak, balsamic and tart cherry. Pair light snacks like Smoked Bar Nuts with cocktails such as The Red Wedding with hibiscus extracts. This bar frequently hosts events for connoisseurs like Beer Week and Beer School; check the website for the detailed schedule.
A hot spot for local musicians, music lovers, and beer connoisseurs, this well established tavern (in the true sense) offers a good time in the Old Village. Just across the Cooper River from downtown Charleston, it features tasty comfort food such as Build Your Own Spuds, Deep Fried Sweet Battered Corn, Home Style Chicken Fingers and a large selection of Beef or Buffalo Burgers. With over 100 selections of beer, patrons can also enjoy nightly happy hour with free taco bar or half-price burgers, billiards and bowling tournaments. There's live entertainment every night of the week. - Natasha Lawrence