Snax will open on Thursday in Lake City. The restaurant is located on a corner that once housed a gas station.

LAKE CITY, S.C. – ArtFields starts Friday. And in case you get hungry while browsing the work of more than 400 artists in Lake City, it is important to know where to grab a meal or snack.

Downtown is booming with restaurants, several of which have opened within the last year. Here are a few:

Piggyback’s BBQ & Catfish – Located on Sauls Street, Piggyback’s offers anything from pulled pork to catfish fillet and nuggets in a family atmosphere. Sandwiches, burgers and a variety of sides are also sold. Go to or for more information.

Snax – Snax will open Thursday at Sauls and Acline streets. The shop is set to offer a variety of gourmet ice cream flavors, plus hot dogs, sausages, chips and drinks. Indoor and outdoor dining options are available.

118 Bar & Grille – This new pop-up restaurant opened in March on East Main Street. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner in a casual atmosphere. The menu, loaded with comfort foods, includes a variety of “small bites” such as wings, cheese steaks and fries, plus sandwiches, salads, pizza and burgers, among other items.

Crossroads on Main – The restaurant reopened on April 4 inside The Inn at the Crossroads on West Main Street after undergoing renovations. Crossroads on Main is primarily a steak and chop house, but seafood, salads and soups are also served, among other foods. A bar is on site. Indoor and outdoor dining options are available. Go to for more information.

Pizza Roma – Now relocated to Sauls Street, Pizza Roma offers the same food people have grown to love such as homemade pizza, subs and salads. Search Pizza Roma on Facebook for more information.

Railway – Railway is a family-owned restaurant serving daily “meat and three” for lunch plus steaks, seafood, burger and wings daily, according to its Facebook page. The restaurant is on South Acline Street. Go to for more information.

Jarrito’s Family Mexican Restaurant – Jarrito’s serves popular Mexican dishes, among other things, including quesadillas, burritos, tortilla chips and tacos. The restaurant is on West Main Street. Search Jarrito's Family Mexican Restaurant on Facebook for more information.