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Tony's Café has been in the same downtown location, run by the same Greek family since it opened in 1921. Arrive early and order a breakfast plate with Southern staples like a full plate of eggs, biscuits and gravy, country ham and grits or try a couple of hot cakes or French toast.
c. 1870. Swiss immigrant, Felix Weidman, first opened the doors to his restaurant in 1870, and it quickly became known throughout the country for its cuisine. The restaurant passed through several Weidmann family members until in 2001, several investors, including actress Sela Ward, bought and renovated the famous restaurant. Weidmann's Restaurant, as it is still called, continues to be one of the nation's best dining experiences.
Ye Ole Drugstore Deli and Restaurant contains all the authentic décor, cabinetry and fixtures and has been restored to historical authenticity. The circa 1938 soda fountain still works. They serve lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and offer deli sandwiches with ham, turkey and chicken or tuna salad along with soups like tomato, potato, shrimp gumbo and beef vegetable. You can also get a twice baked potato or spaghetti depending on the day.
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