Results for - Oldest Restaurant in Every State (Part Nine)
2,225 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. SOUTH DAKOTA: Legends Steakhouse, Deadwood - Located in the Franklin Hotel in Deadwood, South Dakota, Legends Steakhouse lives up to its name. The hotel and restaurant, which date back to 1903, have hosted President Theodore Roosevelt and other important historical figures. Today, the restaurant serves top-notch steaks with rustic charm. Have you ever dined at this restaurant?
2. TENNESSEE: Varallo's, Nashville - Vallaro's is one of the few remaining "chili parlors" in the US, serving lunch customers with only the best local chili. The old-school, 120-year-old restaurant is still going strong with its three varieties of chili: classic, spaghetti, and tamale. However, the restaurant is temporarily closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Have you ever dined at this restaurant?
3. TEXAS: The Stagecoach Inn, Salado - When it opened up shop in 1852, the Stagecoach Inn was, as its name suggests, a popular stop for traveling stagecoaches. Today, the historic inn has honored its history with its classic, cozy southwestern design throughout. The restaurant is known for its traditional four-course menu, which includes specialties such as Southern-style fried catfish and chicken fried steak. Have you ever dined at the restaurant?
4. UTAH: Hi-Mountain Drug, Kamas - This classic convenience store and restaurant combination is perfect for those looking for a typical American meal. From bacon cheeseburgers to fried pickles, Hi-Mountain Drug in Kamas, Utah — which opened as a confectionary in the early 1900s — is a local go-to for comfort food in a old-school setting. Have you ever dined at this restaurant?
5. VERMONT: Ye Olde Tavern, Manchester - As its name suggests, Ye Olde Tavern in Manchester, Vermont, has a lengthy history, dating back to 1790. The historic restaurant is perfect for a cozy meal any time of year, and specializes in New England cuisine like lobster bisque and traditional pot roast. Have you ever dined at this restaurant?
09/28/2020 Food & Drink