4 Restaurants in Rock Hill for Fine Diners

There are a number of lodging accommodations, vintage shops and local restaurants in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Rock Hill was founded in 1852 and incorporated in 1892 thanks to the local Charlotte railroad line. As of 2011, this historic community is the largest in York County, and continues to grow due to its traditional Southern hospitality and old-world charm. Here are several restaurants for fine diners to check out:

Harry and Jean's  
1940 Cinema Drive
Rock Hill, SC 29730
(803) 366-7348
www.harryandjeans.com

Harry and Jean's restaurant is housed in a Victorian-style home, serving a variety of authentic American dishes. As one of the oldest restaurants in Rock Hill, Harry and Jean's was founded by owner Ralph Meranto. The design is reminiscent of his family dining memories, featuring an elegant dining room, smoking room and a parlor room. The on-site bar is styled in 1930s decor with live jazz music every Wednesday through Saturday. Harry and Jean's features a wide array of cocktails, wines and specialty drinks. Signature menu items include lasagna, Monte Cristo sandwiches, crispy calamari and smothered chicken. It's open for dinner Monday through Saturday and on Sunday, only brunch is served.

Tropical Escape Cafe and Bar
564 Anderson Rd. N
Rock Hill, SC 29730
(803) 366-2888
www.tropicalescapecafe.net

Located close to your Rock Hill bed and breakfast, the Tropical Escape Cafe and Bar offers the finest in Polynesian, American and Chinese cuisines. As one of the more popular restaurants in Rock Hill, the Tropical Escape is open Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner, Saturdays for dinner only and closed on Sunday. In addition to its eclectic cuisine, the restaurant features a Mahi Mahi bar and live music in the evenings, Thursday through Saturday. Signature entrees include chow mein, shrimp scampi, fried chicken and rice, steak, beef stew and filet mignon. The Tropical Escape is also available to cater private events at its location or yours. Takeout orders are accepted and delivery service is available.

Red Bowl Asian Bistro
2760 Celanese Road
Rock Hill, SC 29732
(803) 366-2226
www.redbowltegacay.com

The Red Bowl Asian Bistro is one of the only restaurants in Rock Hill that serves a variety of Asian cuisines, including Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai. It also offers a full-service sushi bar, hibachi stir-fry bar and daily drink specials. There is an on-site banquet room available for private events, which can accommodate up to 50 people. Patio dining is available during the summer. This Asian bistro offers signature menu items like seafood dishes, rice and pasta, barbecue pork, chicken and vegetarian dishes. The Red Bowl is located near your Rock Hill inn and is open seven days a week for both lunch and dinner.

White Horse Restaurant  
1022 Camden Avenue
Rock Hill, SC 29732
(803) 328-2172
www.whitehorseonline.com

The White Horse Restaurant offers fine dining with a relaxed, family atmosphere. The restaurant is a former Rock Hill home that was redesigned and refurbished. The eastern half is arc-shaped, boasting a panoramic window overlooking outdoor gardens. It is open daily from 11 a.m. for lunch until midnight for those who prefer late evening dining. During warmer months, outdoor patio seating is available. Popular menu items include specialty quiches and casseroles, gourmet steak and burgers, pasta dishes, stuffed potatoes, filet mignon, spinach salad and French onion soup. There is an extensive wine list available in addition to a variety of beers and cocktails.