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  • the restaurant that sits today started in 1858 and it was

  • actually called the Branch Eating House uh... which was a stagecoach diner if

  • you will

  • uh... and the actual Branch Eating House

  • it was moved to this location so it was a stagecoach restaurant that was moved

  • here

  • that dates back to 1858 presently we've been here August will

  • be uh... eight years

  • so my wife and i met in the restaurant business down in Charleston

  • and uh... she being from Branchville brought me here

  • and started this uh... 8 years ago in August

  • all my advice getting into this was just keep it simple and that's basically what

  • we've done uh... we do an array of seafood from fried shrimp oysters

  • scallops we do a couple of grilled fish salmon and a mahi typically

  • uh... then we do a grilled chicken breast pork tenderloin

  • we do an eight-ounce beef tenderloin here

  • then we accompany that with a lot of local produce

  • and we actually have people that come from Columbia as far as Columbia

  • we do a big draw from Bamberg of course which is the next down over Saint

  • George the next town over

  • Walterboro and then into Orangeburg

  • three United States presidents Taft

  • Hardy

  • and Roosevelt uh... ate in the uh... dining room here

  • since we've been here we did a spring catalog for Saks Fifth Avenue

  • they came down and did a uh... spring photoshoot which is really neat

  • one of the things i love most about living in Branchville is the small-town

  • no red light

  • and Edisto Beach is the closest beach and we can get in the car and there's not even

  • a red light between here and there and to me that's pretty neat

the restaurant that sits today started in 1858 and it was

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