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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 - 10:00 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, Dessert, Late Night, Private Dining, Reservations
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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  • 288
    Excellent
  • 157
    Very good
  • 66
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 8
    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
WOW! Perfect anniversary dinner

While in Greenville celebrating our anniversary, we went to Soby's for the first time. We will absolutely be back again... as soon as possible. There was a short wait for patio seating, so we enjoyed the outdoor lounge area and ordered drinks. We were promptly seated. Our waiter Rick was without a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

While in Greenville celebrating our anniversary, we went to Soby's for the first time. We will absolutely be back again... as soon as possible. There was a short wait for patio seating, so we enjoyed the outdoor lounge area and ordered drinks. We were promptly seated. Our waiter Rick was without a doubt the highlight of the night. His suggestions... More 

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Hickory, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Group of 15+ have successfully used Soby's as a great dining experience three times. Food variety is great and so is the service.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This is a very popular restaurant in downtown Greenville, packed even on a weekday night when the colleges are not in session. But the large capacity and efficient wait staff allowed us to be seated quickly, and we were served extremely well by our waiter David. My colleague has not spent much time in the south, so we went with... More 

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LaGrange, Georgia
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121 reviews 121 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We were part of a group of 21 dining after my daughter's high school graduation. This was our second visit to Soby's, so we knew the food and service were excellent. But, providing the same quality to a group this large is rare. They nailed it -- every order was perfectly prepared and each of 21 entrees were delivered simultaneously... More 

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Greenville, SC
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This was the first nice restaurant in downtown Greenville in an old, old Cotton Warehouse building. They have a great outdoor seating area that is in the shade by dinner time. Great view of Main St from the patio or the excellent bar. Great value, we have eaten here 20 plus times and generally bring visitors to Greenville here for... More 

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This is the restaurant that began downtown's resurgence. It is as good today as it ever was. The restaurant just keeps on surprising. Don't miss it if you come to Greenville

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We first tried Soby's on the Greenville food tour and loved it so much we keep coming back. Great atmosphere, wonderful food, can't wait to go back.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This my favorite restaurant in Greenville, and we have a lot of other very good ones. Soby's is a great combination of Southern and Charlestown type cuisines with excellent offerings. My wife and I bring out of town family and friends here as it definitely helps show off our great town. The downtown location offers excellent things to do before... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It had been a while since I had dined at this great restaurant, however my brother-in-law was in town and remembered this restaurant from a couple of years ago. (he formerly owned three restaurants in San Diego and knows good food!) Everything was great - from the fried green tomato appetizer to the soft shell crab, crabs cakes, etc.

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Waupaca, Wisconsin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Soby's always an amazing choice. When we are in Greenville and not sure where we want to go we go to Soby's. They have an awesome Sunday brunch buffet and make a solid Bloody Mary.

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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: Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Bar scene

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?