With more than 100 restaurants and pubs clustered around Main Street, the City of Greenville boasts the most restaurants in Upstate South Carolina. And with specialty restaurants garnering national media attention, you know the true focus is on quality. Don’t count out the benefits of quantity, though, because you’ll find restaurants ranging from homestyle to Dutch and from Thai to vegetarian. Downtown’s European-feeling streetscape lends itself to outdoor dining, with wide sidewalks to accommodate outdoor seating for al fresco dining with the fireflies under the moonlight.
Address: 109 South Main Street Travelers Rest, SC 29690 Phone: 864-WHISTLE or 864.944.7853 Website: www.whistlestopattheamericancafe.com Hours: Mon.-Thu. 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The Caboose is opened the same hours, except for Sundays when it remains open until dusk, weather permitting. Nestled between Main Street and The Swamp Rabbit Trail lies the oldest restaurant in Travelers Rest. This quaint little cafe is a premier attraction and destination point that transports locals and visitors alike down memory lane. The Whistle Stop Steam Engine and The Swamp Rabbit Smoker stand at attention, while the Victoria Station Rooftop, [...]
Address: 1034 Woodruff Rd. Greenville, SC 29607 Phone: 864.326.4080 Website: facebook.com/TwinPeaksGreenville Hours: Sun.-Wed. 11 a.m.-Midnight Thu.-Sat. 11 a.m.-2 a.m. The comfort of the mountain lodge setting is elevated at Twin Peaks Restaurant by the beautiful Twin Peaks Girls, who deliver made-from-scratch food and teeth chattering draught beer, with a smile. Twin Peaks Restaurant in Greenville boasts over 70 HD flat screens including several 80’ screens, an open-air patio and fire pit and two full-service bars with 32 beers on tap that are served at a freezing 29 degrees. The hearty comfort food menu offers American favorites like Pot [...]
Address: 106 E. North Street Greenville SC 29601 Phone: 864.467.1055 Website: www.tsunamigreenville.com Hours: Dinner: Mon.-Thu. 5 p.m.-11 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 5 p.m.-12 a.m. Sun. 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Lunch: Mon.-Fri. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Welcome to Tsunami, an authentic Japanese Sushi Restaurant and Bar where providing an exceptional dining experience is our priority. The freshest ingredients insure exquisite meals from the fun, creative atmosphere of our sushi bar to the intimate tabletop dining in our exotic interiors. Other exciting menu items include a variety of appealing appetizers and fabulous hibachi and tempura entrees. We create artful presentations to please both the eye and [...]
Address: 121 S. Main Street Greenville, SC 29601 Phone: 864.271.9166 Website: www.trattoriagiorgio.net Hours: Tue.-Sat. 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Giorgio Todisco was born in Bergamo, Italy, and has 26 years experience in the restaurant business. His earliest influences began in the kitchen watching his mother and grandmother prepare many meals and celebrations for family and friends. He attended the “Institute Professional for Hotels” (“Scuola Alberghiera”) in San Pellegrino. He has worked in restaurants in Bergamo, Switzerland, and the Florida Keys before returning to Greenville to open Trattoria Giorgio. Giorgio was chef and part owner of La Cantina, a restaurant in [...]
Address: 23 W. Washington Street Greenville SC 29601 Phone: 864.451.7490 Website: trappedoor.com Hours: Lunch - 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Afternoon Menu - 3:30 p.m. Dinner - 5 p.m.-10 p.m. (‘till 11 a.m on Fri and Sat) closed on Mondays A wonderfully renovated basement in the middle of downtown Greenville houses this great Belgian restaurant and bar. Dark and cozy with heavy wood beams and low ceilings, this space instantly takes you out of Greenville and into a small slice of Europe. With an amazing menu full of Belgian inspired cuisine and a beer list that boasts over 150 of the highest [...]
Address: 72 Orchard Park Drive Greenville, SC 29615 Phone: 864.297.6639 Website: www.staxs.net Hours: Sun.-Thu. 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 6:30 a.m.-11 p.m. free WI-FI available. Seating available for large groups Stax’s Omega Diner is a family business, locally owned and lovingly operated. Established in 1988, Stax’s Omega remains a Greenville favorite, serving guests who appreciate the value and taste of fresh, locally sourced seasonal ingredients. Our eatery features a diverse menu with offerings for every taste bud. Stax’s Omega is comfort food, food you like to eat and familiar favorites with a twist. Caramelized Chicken Rigatoni, Off the Hook [...]
Address: 103 N. Main St. suite 107 Greenville SC 29601 Phone: 864.235.5670 Website: www.sassafrasbistro.com Hours: Dinner: Tue.-Thu. 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Fri. & Sat. 5 p.m.-10 p.m., Bar:5 p.m.-until (closed Sun.-Mon.) One of the oldest restaurants of Downtown Greenville’s modern era, Sassafras is renowned for great food, exceptional service, great times, and a personal touch. Sassafras serves consistently outstanding low-country favorites in a unique and intimate atmosphere, while regulars and business travelers alike savor dishes from the varied menu. Nightly chef’s specials, created from the very freshest ingredients available on the day, are complemented by a selection from the extensive wine [...]
Address: 3124 S Hwy 14 Greenville, SC 29615 Phone: 864.627.8263 Website: www.hansandfranzbiergarten.com Hours: Lunch: Thu-Sat. 10:30 a.m. Dinner: Mon.-Wed. 4 p.m. to10 p.m., Thu-Sat. is 4 p.m.-11 p.m. Hans & Franz Biergarten of Greenville, S.C. proudly serves up delicious German and traditional foods in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. Whether you’re looking for a family gathering or you just want to sample our selection of German beers, we’ll make sure you receive the freshest ingredients and finest service each time you visit our restaurant.
Address: 1 East Coffee Street Greenville SC 29601 Phone: 864.298.0494 Website: coffeeunderground.info Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 7 a.m.- 10 p.m., Fri. 7 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Sat. 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Hot Coffee! Cool Atmosphere! Coffee Underground is a locally-owned coffeehouse open since 1995. Nestled just twelve steps down from the corner of Coffee St. & Main St., CU specializes in homemade desserts, coffee roasted on-site, all-day breakfast & lunch, smoothies, specialty cocktails and delicious lattes of course). A separate " theater room" features weekly comedy & poetry shows.
Address: 802 South Main Street Greenville SC 29601 Phone: 864.271.0046 Website: www.breakwatersc.com Hours: Mon.-Sat. 5 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Bar Open at 4 p.m. Breakwater Restaurant is located in the heart of downtown Greenville’s historic West End. Here, Chef Gary Lang and Chef Beth Shaw create their version of ‘New Southern Cuisine’ which contains elements of the past and present. They also believe that seasons should define their menu and are fully committed to sourcing local ingredients whenever possible. Younger, lighter and fresher than ‘old school’ Southern deep-fried fare, Breakwater incorporates culinary influences from around the world. The bar at [...]
Address: 1619 Augusta Road Greenville Phone: 864.232.4280 Website: www.blockhouse.net Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Sun. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Bar is open until 2 a.m. nightly. The Blockhouse has been a local favorite in Greenville since 1981. Our only goal is to serve the finest quality food available in a casual and relaxed atmosphere. All of our food is made from scratch, always using the best ingredients possible. We hand pat our burgers and prepare our soups fresh daily. We age and hand cut our steaks and choice meats in house. Our seafood and oysters are [...]
Address: 200 N. Main Street Greenville SC 29601 Phone: 864-467-9555 Website: antoninobertolospizza.com Hours: Take-out window open until 2:30 am Friday and Saturday Since 1977 Antonino Bertolo’s Pizza, is Greenville’s authentic NY style pizza. The casual restaurant and full service bar offers authentic Italian cuisine with exceptional service in a family friendly and comfortable ambiance. Owner, Antonino Bertolo, delivers family recipes tracing back five generations from Sicilian heritage, using only the freshest and finest ingredients.
Address: 17 E. Coffee Street Greenville SC 29601 Phone: 864.232.ADDY (2339) Website: www.Addys.net Hours: Tue.-Thu. 4:30 p.m. -9 p.m. (Bar till 12 a.m. or later) Fri.-Sat. 4:30 p.m.-11 p.m. (Bar till 2am) Reservations not required but always appreciated. Addy’s Dutch Café and Restaurant specializes in European influenced comfort food, homemade desserts, and friendly attentive staff. Our bar features fine spirits, as well as an extensive list of European beers. The wines are complimentary to the food and can be purchased by the glass or by the bottle. For group functions, we have a private upstairs dining room. [...]
Address: 11 College Street Greenville SC 29601 Phone: 828.253.0080 Website: www.cianciolasgrocers.com Charleston Cooks! is a bustling kitchen retail shop where you’ll find the artistry, equipment and gadgets to help you make culinary magic happen. The retail shop is the place for food and drink lovers of all kinds, from casual to gourmet, whether one’s hobby or a profession.Charleston Cooks! boasts a model residential kitchen classroom with enjoy-it-now, fun-filled classes taught by local culinary professionals. Participation and demonstration classes are offered regularly.Interested in southern cuisine? Join us for Our Southern Kitchen, a demonstration class that weaves together Southern traditions [...]