Pizza in Greenville

Pizza Spots in Greenville, South Carolina

Greenville South Carolina pizza places to visit, group eating pizza slicesSlice of Greenville

In honor of Pi-Day, we decided to do some research on the best local pizza in Greenville, South Carolina. If you didn’t already know, the Upstate of South Carolina loves pizza so we have many delicious places to choose from! We talked to our Prime Realty real estate agents and staff for inspiration, please note that these restaurants are listed alphabetically and not in order of favorites!

For when you’re craving pizza in Greenville, SC…

Bada Bing Pizzeria: Bada Bing Pizzeria is a local favorite! Located on Woodruff Road, their New York style pizza is out of this world!

Barley’s Taproom and Pizzeria: Found a block off Main Street in Downtown Greenville, Barley’s originally opened in Greenville in 1993 as a sister store to the original restaurant in Asheville, North Carolina. Barley’s is a local staple of New York Style Pizza with some of the largest slices you can get in Greenville! Their build your own pizza has so many delicious topping options.

Belladina’s Pizzeria: Found on W. Washington Street, Belladina’s is known for its slice! Get a delicious slice of cheese pizza and add whatever toppings you’d like! Perfect for lunch or a late-night snack!

Coastal Crust: Originally located in Charleston, South Carolina, Coastal Crust has now expanded to the Village of West Greenville. Their Neapolitan Wood-fired pizza is delicious!

D’Alessandro’s Pizza Greenville: Also known as D’als, they originally started in Charleston, South Carolina, and moved to Greenville a few years ago and became popular quickly! They are located behind Community Tap on Wade Hampton Boulevard. They have vegan and gluten free options!

Frodos’ Pizza: For many locals who live in the Gower area and off Augusta Road, Frodos’ is it. Hands down, best pizza out there. Frodos’ has been around for at least 20 years. Located off Pleasantburg, right across from Greenville Tech, the little white building is the perfect place for childrens’ parties, watching the game, or family gatherings. Head there for lunch and try their salad bar and pizza by the slice!

Local Pie Pizza Co.: This is your go to pizza food truck! Check out their website and Instagram to see where they might be next! They specialize in hand tossed pizza made fresh in the truck.

Myle’s Pizza Pub: Located on Pleasantburg Drive, across from the Greenville Tech entrance, this spot brings a taste of Ohio style pizza with each pizza made to order. Their secret pizza sauce takes two entire days to prepare!

Napoli Pizzeria and Restaurant: This family run Greek and Italian Pizzeria and Restaurant is best known for their pizzas but everything on their menu is just as delicious!

Sidewall Pizza: No one would have guessed that this quaint little pizza spot in Travelers Rest would now be one of the hottest spots in the Upstate. Sidewall Pizza has now expanded to six other locations across Greenville and Spartanburg! While they may have delicious pizza, sides and homemade ice cream, they also have a passion for the community! Sidewall’s Community Fund is designed to help local organizations and families when they are in need of extra funds.

Tacozzini: Located on Augusta Street, Tacozzini creates mixes casual with modern with their unique style of food! They also have amazing gluten-free cauliflower crust available!

Tito’s Restaurant Pizzeria: Located near Cherrydale, Tito’s is a great location to go for delicious pizza! They don’t have a website but trust us on this one.

Todaro Pizza: Todaro’s is proudly owned by Clemson University alumni and has been open in Clemson since the year 2000. Recently they opened a store near Downtown Greenville next to Urban Wren and Hoppin’ Brewery.

Trio Brick Oven Cafe: Trio is in the heart of Downtown Greenville and has been around for over 20 years! Their pizza is a classic brick oven style with a variety of toppings. They offer gluten free crust and more recently have added take-and-bake options to their menu.

World Piece: Located on Stone Avenue, World Piece offers amazing Chicago Style Pizza along with amazing salads, wings, burgers, and other delicious menu items!

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Waterfalls in Upstate South Carolina

Picture of a waterfalls within a mountains-cape

Your Guide to Waterfalls in Upstate S.C.

It’s finally that time of year when the weather is getting nice and it’s starting to warm up in the Upstate of South Carolina. It’s no secret that the Upstate is full of waterfalls, but did you know we are known for having one of the highest concentration of waterfalls in the United States? The specific area is called the Blue Ridge Escarpment, also known as “The Blue Wall.” The Blue Wall rises 3,554 feet at its highest peak and spans around 20,000 acres through South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia. Many of the waterfalls are located in Oconee, Pickens, and Greenville Counties, this area has an average rain fall of 80 inches which creates beautiful rushing waterfalls. We did some reading and spoke to a couple of locals to create a list of a of waterfalls in each area of the Upstate that are perfect for every kind of adventurer!

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Oconee County Falls

Waterfall in North Carolina

Oconee County is also known as “The Golden Corner” and it runs along the Chattooga River and marks the border between South Carolina and Georgia.

  • Bee Cove Falls: This waterfall is divided into four sections. The hiking distance is about 2 miles to see all four and the hike is considered difficult.
    • #1. 40 foot waterfall
    • #2. 30 foot waterfall
    • #3. 40 foot waterfall
    • #4. 20 foot waterfall
  • Big Bend Falls: This 30 foot waterfall gets its name from the hairpin curve where it is located on the Chattooga River just before the falls. The hike to Big Bend is almost three miles and is considered an easy hike. The shoreline of the river below the falls is beachy and boulders where you can relax, have a snack, or take a swim after your hike.
  • Brasstown Falls: This series of three waterfalls is located on the edge of Sumter National Forrest. It is a quick hike, only .3 miles to see all three but is not recommended for new hikers!
    • Cascades: 50 feet
    • Veil: 35 feet
    • Sluice: 35 feet
  • Disappearing Falls: This 12 foot waterfall is one of the more interesting waterfalls in the upstate. At first glance, it appears to be a small stream, but when you get closer there is a 12 foot drop over a black granite rock, the water ends up in an underground stream.
  • Hidden Falls: This 60 foot waterfall is best viewed after a rainy day and was unnamed until 1995. The hiking distance is a little over two miles and is considered a moderate hike.
  • Issaqueena Falls: This 100 foot waterfall is one of the easiest to access in South Carolina. Just a 10 minute hike, perfect for all kinds of hikers!
  • Whitewater Falls: This 200 foot waterfall is located north of Salem. There are two major falls, and it is considered the highest series of falls in North America.

Pickens County FallsWaterfall

Pickens County is known as the upper Eastatoee Valley. Eastatoee is a Cherokee word that translates to Valley of the Green Bird, which is a reference to the now extinct Carolina Parakeet. Pickens County is located he northwest part of the U.S. state of South Carolina, between Greenville and Clemson and up to the North Carolina border.

  • Carrick Creek Falls: This 15 foot waterfall is an easy .2 miles hike in Table Rock State Park.
  • Eastatoee Gorge Falls: This 25 foot waterfall is an amazing sight after a difficult 2.5 mile hike. The fall is at the point where the 15 foot wide river is forced into a three-foot-wide sluice.
  • Gauley Falls (also known as Sliding Rock Falls): This is a 12 foot waterfall that is made up of a series of large boulders that the water flows over. There is no need to hike to get here, it is located right off the golf course at The Rock at Jocassee.
  • Mill Creek Falls: This waterfall is divided into two parts, upper and lower.
    • Upper: This 25 foot waterfall is about a three mile hike that will take you to the bottom of the falls so you can look straight up at it.
    • Lower: This 50 foot waterfall is technically located on private property, but can be seen taking a quick road side break on your way to Table Rock State Park.
  • Pinnacle Mountain Falls: This 100 foot waterfall is a 1.4 mile hike through a rough trail but is totally worth the view. This multi-tiered waterfall runs over rocks and fallen trees.
  • Todd Creek Falls: This 20 foot waterfall is breathtaking and only a 20 minute hike.
  • Twin Falls: This 75 foot waterfall is located an easy ¼ of a mile hike, it even has a viewing deck with seating. If you visit after a heavy rain, you can sometimes see a third waterfall to the right of the falls.

Greenville County Falls

Waterfall in GreenvilleGreenville County is located north of Pickens and Oconee Counties. The waterfalls in this area are surrounded by a rich history of mountaineers in the Upstate.

  • Ashmore Falls: This 150 foot waterfall is located in the Ashmore Heritage Preserve. While it is only a short walk to be able to see the waterfalls, if you want to get a closer look, you’d have to hike a bit further into the steep terrain.
  • Drip Rock Falls: This 12 foot waterfall is located right on the side of the road and is best viewed during the winter months. The slow flowing water creates beautiful large icicles in the winter.
  • Falls Creek Falls (not to be confused to Fall Creek Falls): This 125 foot waterfall is a 1.2 mile hard hike in Westminster, SC and is one of the most unique waterfalls in the Upstate.
  • Firewater Falls: This 20 foot waterfall is located 1 mile into a Caesars Head State Park. The name came from an old moonshine still that once was on top of the granite shelf.
  • Jones Gap Falls: This 50 foot hike is located only one mile down a well maintained hiking trail. The water flows over many multi-colored ledges of granite.
  • Mashbox Falls: This 80 foot waterfall is a difficult hour long hike near Caesars Head State Park. This waterfall location is interesting because of the mashbox and two 55-gallon water drums used for making moonshine that are stuck in the ground around 300 feet from the base of the waterfall.
  • Rainbow Falls: This 140 foot waterfall is located a hard half mile hike in Cox Camp Creek. The hard hike is worth it to see this beautiful thin ribbon of water falling and swaying in the wind.
  • Reedy River Falls: This 28 foot waterfall is located in the heart of downtown Greenville. If you want to take a long or short walk on the Swamp Rabbit Trail to check it out, this waterfall is hard to miss.

There are a so many great waterfalls to visit in the Upstate. We only picked some local favorites, there are so many more to choose from! Hopefully, we’ve inspired you to visit these beautiful Upstate waterfalls for yourself. If you enjoyed this guide, please share it with other hikers and lovers of the great outdoors and check out some of our other guides to the Upstate. Happy adventuring!

 

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Waterfall Hikes of Upstate South Carolina by Thomas E. King