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207 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601-2831 (East Court St.)
864-232-7007
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert, Private Dining
Description: Soby's New South Cuisine is a blend of contemporary cuisine infused with...
Soby's New South Cuisine is a blend of contemporary cuisine infused with traditional southern ingredients. The restaurant opened in 1997 and is housed in the warm environment of a renovated, century-old building and has a mezzanine level that can accommodate large parties ordering a la carte. Starting with fresh, seasonal ingredients, our chefs transform Southern favorites into something comfortable and fresh. The wine list is a consistent winner of Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast awards. Signature dishes include Barbecue Shrimp and Grits, Fried Green Tomatoes with Jalapeno Pimento Cheese, and Crab Cakes Remoulade.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night
Dessert
Private Dining

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  • 251
    Excellent
  • 139
    Very good
  • 63
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice

Very nice restaurant with nice atmosphere. Food was excellent and was a hopping place. Within walking distance of some hotels right across the street. Can handle larger groups like 15 we had....

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
TJ W
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
  • Private Dining
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476 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Very nice restaurant with nice atmosphere. Food was excellent and was a hopping place. Within walking distance of some hotels right across the street. Can handle larger groups like 15 we had....

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Aiken, South Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Had Sunday brunch ($19.pp) and were immediately seated and Anna, our server introduced herself and set about getting us Mimosa's and water. Anytime we needed a fork or a knife or whatever, she was right there. Spot on professional. The food was typical for a buffet brunch . There was an omelette station and the meat was beef brisket at... More 

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north carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Huge variety on the Sunday buffet. Very busy, definitely have a reservation. We sat upstairs & the line for the buffet was very short while the downstairs was extremely long. Request upstairs if you can. Good food & service.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The server was amazing. The food was good. I hesitate to say great only because i felt food doesn't have enough seasoning. What made it great was the atmosphere and the server. Will be back for sure.

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southeast
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Soby's is great! The service is on point. Fried green tomato appetizer was wonderful and kale salad outstanding. just made for a great night out!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We are semi-regulars at Soby's and especially on any holiday occasion. Good atmosphere, great food, and valet parking. Nothing rushed about the food prep but never a long wait either. The food makes every visit worthwhile and a value. The meals here are always good, but to rank any meal as one of the best is unfair. The best meal... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Went for a special anniversary. Michael was our waiter. He took extra good care of us. Treated us like family. Gave us a tour, and even a nice dessert for our 40th. Our son is a chef so we're picky. There's a reason they are busy.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I've had dinners there and never been disappointed. The best time I've also had was going to there brunch. The chef came to speak to me to let me know what was gluten free and lactose free as well. They walked me around the brunch items and there were so many that I could partake in. They also showed me... More 

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Solon, Ohio
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great Southern food with a classic touch although I thought the entrée menu was a little limited. Also the dinner portions could be larger. Very nice homey atmosphere with very polite and professional servers. Location is convenient to the theatre, hotels and a beautiful downtown street walk.

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Toccoa,Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My husband and I love all the wonderful restaurants in downtown Greenville. Somehow we had missed Soby's. Our daughter and son-in-law recommended us eating there before seeing Wicked at the Peace Center. It was a wonderful experience. The restaurant itself is beautiful. They have a very good wine list. The service and impeccable. Our server for the evening was Lynnette... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 207 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601-2831
    (East Court St.)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Greenville
  • Phone Number: 864-232-7007

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 55
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients

Description

Soby's New South Cuisine is a blend of contemporary cuisine infused with traditional southern ingredients. The restaurant opened in 1997 and is housed in the warm environment of a renovated, century-old building and has a mezzanine level that can accommodate large parties ordering a la carte. Starting with fresh, seasonal ingredients, our chefs transform Southern favorites into something comfortable and fresh. The wine list is a consistent winner of Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast awards. Signature dishes include Barbecue Shrimp and Grits, Fried Green Tomatoes with Jalapeno Pimento Cheese, and Crab Cakes Remoulade.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?