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Local Dish

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217 Main St, Fort Mill, SC 29715-1740
+1 803-547-2201
11:30 - 22:00
Open now
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Columbia, South Carolina
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow - just wow! Unbelievably amazing food! Found this place on Yelp on a road trip thru SC. We had the wedge salad, the pulled pork nachos, the cole slaw, the scallops on goat cheese risotto, and most importantly the fantastic pork belly! All A+ dishes! And the maple syrup bacon ice cream for dessert was scrumptious!! Thank you to... More 

Thank Matthew M
Scituate, Massachusetts
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98 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have come several times to Local Dish and always enjoy the visit. Service is kind and southern, and the food is delightful. Downtown Fort Mill is tiny but a throw back to old southern town. Simple tables in a simple square room. Get there early. On a Friday, seats are filled by 5:30 and on a weekday by 6pm. But... More 

Thank babalu w
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose to eat there for my birthday and I was not disappointed. Their menu has many choices and everything our group ate was perfect. It is a small venue, so be there when they open to get a seat. The ingredients were fresh as well and it was obvious in the quality of the food.

Thank 645markr
Fort Mill, South Carolina, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit on Saturday evening, busy, 30-40 minute wait. In old Main Street facade, ample parking in back. Not much on decor but the dish I had was superb. John is the Owner, very cordial & knows not to bother the Chef at mealtime. Chef is excellent, creative & knows good food! We'll be back!

Thank John F
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71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We called in here for a family lunch last week; having eaten in several places around SC, I wouldn't hesitate to say that this was where I had my favourite food. The place is very busy (always a good sign), but the 15 minute delay was well worth it. Much of the food is locally sourced, with traditional dishes on... More 

Thank DeeDee8057
Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We do business near here and always looking for good food. Local Dish was great food! The Shrimp and Grits is excellent as is the mushroom risotto. Service was great too. Definitely will be back!

Thank Hal E
Cincinnati, Ohio
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Location is okay. Food is excellent with a nice selection. All local grown foods. Service was very good.

Thank Nmpegan
Fort Mill, South Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I've been going here for a couple of years and the food is always good. It has a nice mix of menu staples and changing dishes. The chicken and waffles are good, and the daily soup choice never disappoints. The wood floors can be slippery, so walk carefully.

Thank Dawn P
Indian Land, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Want a "low key" lunch, quiet, cozy, and delicious -- this is the place for you. Located in downtown Fort Mill, enjoy a welcoming wait staff and very nice menu...especially delicious sandwiches. Modest prices and lovely service...

Thank Michele K
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

When friends visit from out of town, they usually ask for authentic Southern cuisine. I take them to Local Dish where they'll not only serve Southern classics but food that is locally sourced and true to the Carolinas. They even serve beer from local breweries. I've tKen my daughters, friends and it's also a good date spot. It can be... More 

Thank LaRay S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Main St, Fort Mill, SC 29715-1740
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Fort Mill
  • Phone Number: +1 803-547-2201

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