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Main Street Spotlights

Posted on: April 16, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Spend a day on Main Street like a local!

01-Main Street

Spend a day on Main Street like a local! We asked Ms. Tiller, our Fountain Inn High School Principal, how she recommends spending the day on Main Street! 

Lunch – "Sweet Catherine's. It is really really good southern food in a small-town atmosphere!"

02-Sweet CatherinesSweet Catherine's, located at 111 South Main Street, has been a historic downtown staple serving white table cloth southern cuisine since 2010. The Owner Michelle Amrien says her promise to every visitor is to serve southern food that would make her grandmother proud! That means making food from scratch and not taking shortcuts. 

Sweet Catherine's takes pride in sourcing many of its ingredients from local farmers in Fountain Inn.  

So whether you are looking for a great place to sit down and eat or grab lunch to go, Sweet Catherine's is a must! Learn more about Sweet Catherine's and see their full menu! 


Shop – "Swanky Steer is new to Fountain Inn, but we are excited that they are a part of our community. They are great partners, and their store is full of amazing things you can't find anywhere else."


The newest shop on Main Street, Swanky Steer, offers a shopping experience full of "Southern Grace and Southwest grit! Led by best friend-owner and operators Kristen Gault and Erica Rector and ten employees, Swanky Steer's new concept includes popular women's lifestyle brands, unique jewelry pieces, and a wide variety of gift items for home, men, and children.

Learn more about all of the fantastic finds in their shop!



Sweets- "Gio's Pastry, Caffe, & Italian Market is a must. This Valentine's Day, I purchased the supplies for our family meal there, including their heart-shaped ravioli-- it was so easy to prepare, and everyone was so impressed with how great they were!"

04-GiosAre you looking for a place to fulfill that craving for delicious Italian baked goods? Cannoli, Italian rainbow cookies, and clamshells are tasty Italian treats that you don't find at any bakery. Gio's, a Fountain Inn Mom & Pop Shop, specializes in homemade and imported Italian and Italian American cookies, pastries, and more. 

 Maria Natale, who learned to cook her favorite Italian dishes from her mom and grandmother, is now sharing those special treats with Main Street! With everything in her shop, from fresh ravioli to cannoli, this one-of-a-kind Italian market is a must-visit in downtown Fountain Inn!

 Learn more about everything Gio's has to offer! 


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