A Few of the 100+ Restaurants in Downtown Greenville
Aside from its beautiful scenery and southern charm, Greenville, SC is definitely known for its excellent cuisine. This is obvious, as it boasts over 100 restaurants in the downtown area alone. With such an array of menus, you are sure to find something in the heart of Greenville that suits your taste buds. Check out a few of the favorites from the downtown area:
220 N. Main Street
If you are looking for farm fresh right in the heart of the city, look no further than Roost. They offer a great selection of high-quality foods that feature local, organic, and seasonal choices. You can enjoy outdoor seating in NOMA Square or take a seat at the Harvest Table where you can create your own meal alongside the chef.
Soby’s New South Cuisine
207 South Main Street
This is way more than your traditional southern meal…it’s southern comfort foods with a twist! At Soby’s you can enjoy some southern favorites such as shrimp and grits and fried green tomatoes, but they are infused with contemporary flavors to give them a distinct yet comfortable taste. Soby’s offers seasonal favorites that are sure to delight. They also feature more than 500 wines making them the winner of Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast awards.
The Lazy Goat
Located along the banks of the Reedy River, The Lazy Goat is the perfect place to relax, unwind, and enjoy a delicious and authentic meal. Based on an old legend of a sleepy little goat, this Mediterranean style restaurant features influences from Spain, Morocco, Italy, France, Greece, Africa, and the Middle East. Everything is made from scratch and the menu features a wide variety of options to suit any palette.
1818 Augusta Street
Augusta Grill offers a relaxed, yet upscale environment that feels more like a neighborhood grill. Featuring elegant American cuisine inspired by flavors and techniques from all over the world. The owners are there each evening ensuring you are pleased with your dining experience. There’s plenty of parking and quick seating. Augusta Grill has been a favorite of locals for more than 20 years.
Larkin’s on the River
318 S. Main Street
For a delicious meal including award winning steaks and fresh seafood selections, Larkin’s on the River is just what you’re looking for. Larkin’s is located along the banks of the Reedy River, in the old Gower Coach Factory. This is the only building remaining of the original eleven dating back to Civil War. They are famous for catering weddings and events and offer delicious and elegant menu options as well as an exceptional wine selection. One of my personal favorites!
Greenville is certainly a town that has so much to offer, including an exceptional variety of culinary delights. With so many delicious restaurants to choose from, they are quickly gaining the reputation of being a “Foodie Paradise.” You can enjoy anything and everything from southern favorites to eclectic and diverse dining options. Come take a bite out of Greenville’s mouth-watering collection of restaurants.