Size matters in the food world, especially if you have an appetite to match. South Carolina is home to some of the biggest bites you can imagine, guaranteed to fill your stomach and still have plenty of leftovers to take home with you (maybe). Challenge your appetite at one of these best places for big food in South Carolina!
This burger chain is serving up what is aptly named the Hot Mess. Imagine a grilled cheese sandwiched between two succulent beef patties, then topped with a grilled hot dog, chili, three types of cheeses, bacon, onion straws, lettuce, tomato, and a fried pickle. Good luck getting all of these things in a single bite—make sure you ask for extra napkins.
If you’re in need of a Philly fix, you might get more than you bargained for here. They’re serving up a whopping five pounds of Philly cheesesteak and fries using ingredients that come straight from Philly itself. You won’t want to stop until the last bite disappears.
It’s not quite as daunting as the 80-ouncer at Thorny’s, but Breck’s Steakhouse’s 30-ounce sirloin isn’t for the weak eater. If you’re with a friend, they also offer the Sirloin for 2, which is a combined 60 ounces of beef, plus all the fixings.
Located on the USC-Sumter campus, the Fire Ant Cafe knows that no one knows food like a college student. Their Ant Attack burger brings you five juicy beef patties, three slices of American cheese, and two slices of spicy ghost pepper cheese, all tucked between three buns. You also get fries and a soda included in your meal—just $12!
Breakfast food is so good, it’s hard to choose a select few. That’s why Henry’s created the Hungry Bennett. This massive hash brown casserole has a little bit of everything in it, so you never have to pick sides again. Chicken fried steak, bacon, sausage, eggs, cheese, and homemade sausage gravy complete the experience.