Results for - Oldest Restaurant in Every State (Part Eight)
2,328 voters participated in this survey
I realize dining out might not be on your mind as restaurants nationwide are required to shift their business practices as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. While the US is nowhere near as old as many other countries in the world, there's still plenty of history to be found, especially when it comes to food. From inns and taverns that have been around since the Revolutionary War to restaurants that were prominent watering holes in the days of the Wild West, every state has a unique story regarding its oldest restaurant.
1. OKLAHOMA: Cattlemen's Steakhouse, Oklahoma City - When it first opened in 1910, Cattlemen's Steakhouse was most popular among ranchers, cowboys, and cattle haulers. Over 100 years later, customers still enjoy hearty meals from the classic restaurant that has served famous clientele, from President George H.W. Bush to Reba McEntire. Have you ever dined at this restaurant?
2. OREGON: Hubers Cafe, Portland - Hubers Cafe first opened in Portland in 1879, although the restaurant has been serving customers at its current location since 1910. In its early days, the historic restaurant was known for its tradition of serving free turkey sandwiches and coleslaw to patrons who bought drinks. Today, you'll have to pay for your turkey sandwich, but the classic dish is still a restaurant specialty. Have you ever dined at this restaurant?
3. PENNSYLVANIA: The Stockyard Inn, Lancaster - The Stockyard Inn in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, claims to be one of the oldest continuously operating steakhouses in US after opening in 1750. Before his term as president of the United States, James Buchanan was one of the original owners of the property. Today, the Stockyard Inn remains dedicated to serving high-quality meat that they cut and trim in their very own butcher shop. Have you ever dined at this restaurant?
4. RHODE ISLAND: The White Horse Tavern, Newport - The White Horse Tavern is not only the oldest restaurant in Rhode Island, it is also one of the oldest in the entire country. Dating all the way back to 1673, the historic restaurant, housed in a red barn, is filled with history. The restaurant also stays true to its roots, maintaining a menu that focuses on local products like honey, cheese, and seafood. Have you ever dined at this restaurant?
5. SOUTH CAROLINA: Henry's On The Market, Charleston - According to its website, Henry's On The Market "was the only place to be in Charleston" from 1930 to 1960. While the restaurant has gone through various transformations over the years, it is now a popular spot for live music and features a rooftop bar and dance lounge. Have you ever dined at this restaurant?
09/27/2020 Food & Drink