Florence, SC - dinner and breakfast
Is Red Bone Alley still good for dinner? We're staying right on 95 but could wander a bit for a good meal, especailly BBQ and/or Southern.
Also, any good breakfast recommendations?
Yes, in spite of popular belief, Florence is in South Carolina; not Colorado.
Redbone Alley is O.K. but nothing special (there is also one in Columbia, SC... not South America). For good BBQ there are both Rogers and Cains. They are a little bit of a drive from the interstate though.
There is another little shack of a restaurant that has really great neck bones and rice closer in (I'll have to call my Dad to ask the name). It was on the corner of Cashua and Darlington.
For good fried seafood Gulf Stream used to be good. It is actually a seafood market. Pick your fish and they will fry it for you.
Benton's is O.K. Good bread from what I recall.
Ann's Kitchen is surprisingly good Thai.
Venus and Lamplighter are both old breakfast standbys but they are both greasy spoons.
Townhouse is fast-food Greek that is pretty good.
Bazens is good for Sunday buffet.
Maryland Fried Chicken/The Shrimper has the best fried chicken. It is a very small chain that makes wonderful fried chicken.
There are certainly some new restaurants since I last lived there, but these are the ones I can vouch for.