Hungry? Check out some of the region’s famous burgers!
South Carolina is known for its classic barbeque sandwich – pulled pork, mustard sauce and a fresh bun. But, if you spend anytime in Columbia, you might find that it’s really a Burger town! There are so many options and price points. One may desire a simple $2 burger and milkshake or one may want a $12 burger with a glass of Cabernet. Whatever your taste buds desire, there’s plenty of burgers to chose from. Here’s a few burger joints to head to:
Rockaway Athletic Club
2719 Rosewood Drive, (803) 256-1075
This burger is all about the cheese with plenty of pimentos. It’s topped with a tasty tomato, green leaf lettuce, onion, a toasted bun and pickles on the side.
Jalapeno Burger with Cheddar
The Salty Nut Café
2000-A Greene Street, (803) 256-4611
It’s decorated with jalapenos, pickles, mustard, mayo, green lettuce, red onions, drippy cheddar cheese and a toasted bun.
Fried Green Pimento Burger
841 Sparkleberry Lane, (803) 788-6966
The burgers at Solstice are made from rib eye and tenderloin. The toppings are a fried green tomato, an unfried red tomato, a regular toasted white roll and a smear of pimento cheese.
Caw Caw Creek Burger
Pawley’s Front Porch/Mobile Unit at Lake Murray Marina & Yacht Club
827 Harden Street, (803) 771-8001
The Caw Caw Creek burger is a great balance of sweet, salty and smoky. It’s covered in a bread and butter pickle, green tomato, grilled onions, bacon and jalapeno cheese.
Screamin’ Jerk Burger
Buffalo Creek Marina
849 Marina Way, Prosperity, (803) 364-9353
This spicy burger has a Jamaican jerk rub, pepper jack cheese, lettuce and tomato.