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South Market Bistro

151 South Market Street, Wooster, OH 44691
+1 330-264-3663
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Ranked #2 of 87 Restaurants in Wooster
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $34
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Bistro
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Wooster, Ohio
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54 reviews 54 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

My husband and I wanted a place to grab a quick bite to eat before heading out of town. A friend had eaten here when it was the South Market Bistro and said the food was good, so we decided to try it. First off, you wouldn't want to stop here if you only have a 1/2 hour for lunch,... More 

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Orrville, Ohio
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58 reviews 58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We enjoyed the Oak Grove Eatery just as much as SMB over the years. The chef and his wife purchased the restaurant recently and are now open for breakfast and lunch as well as dinner. We went with friends and enjoyed a variety of entrees. My husband loved the risotto with duck confit served in an acorn squash and I... More 

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Eatonton, Georgia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Have eaten here on several occasions. The Breakfast is very good with large portions. Sandwiches and soups were tasty. Nice variety. Bloody Mary is good.

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Wooster, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The South Market Bistro has closed. It was purchased by the chef and his wife (who worked front of the house) and has reopened under the name Oak Grove Eatery with expanded hours (including breakfast).

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
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63 reviews 63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

After a long day at the plant, we decided to try South Market Bistro after an outstanding meal at another restaurant in downtown Wooster the night before. As great as that meal was, this was super disappointing. First, the service was kind of slow, It took quite a while for our food to come out, even though the restaurant was... More 

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Indiana, PA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We were staying at the Market Street Inn (http://www.marketstreetinnwooster.com/) and had reservations here. Our experience was wonderful. The food was fantastic, the service was wonderful. We highly recommend this restaurant.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Catered to all my food allergies. Many entrée choices which the kitchen skillfully modified for my exclusions.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Being from south Louisiana, I'm no stranger to really, really good food. I've been to what I believe to be some of the best restaurants in the U.S. (If not the world) and I'm telling you, South Market Bistro can stand proud among them. Fantastic, friendly, un-pretentious service, a great wine list and creative dishes make this place one that... More 

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Westerville, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

A really wonderful menu! Salad was lightly dressed, not drenched in dressing. I recommend the roasted garlic and artichoke toast points. Ordered the risotto with the canard confit. Not something you see here too often, but the only way I like duck. This was delicious. I even splurged on blueberry/blackberry crisp and was glad I did!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Ignore the linked menu. The new Owner/Executive Chef has created a wonderful bistros with imaginative dishes at affordable prices. Try the goat salad with any appetizer or entree. Everything is top notch local food that works well as an ensemble.

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Additional Information about South Market Bistro

Address: 151 South Market Street, Wooster, OH 44691
Phone Number: +1 330-264-3663
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Wooster
Open Hours:
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 34
Cuisine: American, Bistro

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