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Sassafras Southern Bistro

103 N Main St, Greenville, SC 29601-2799
(864) 235-5670
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Ranked #94 of 754 restaurants in Greenville
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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- Jul 29, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Taylors, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This was our fourth time eating here. We were celebrating our anniversary. Told the server, Stacey. She seemed nice but was just terrible on her service. Our water glasses went empty more than once and we even ordered drinks. The drinks also went empty. On our last anniversary, the waiter gave us a piece of dessert with a candle in... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Would like this place except they have an older clientele that complains if you are enjoying your friends and company. I have been to this place twice and both times have been told the group was too loud. Never have been told that with friends at other Greenville restaurants.

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Durham, North Carolina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The fish special of the day was sanpper over a bed of spinach and grits. It was prepared very nicely with a carmelized crust but was fork tender. I needed to cut one piece to make it edible. The wine tasted good and bottles are half-price on Wednesdays.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The food was excellent, the service was impeccable. Atmosphere was very good, and the building is very historically preserved: it was a tobacco warehouse before downtown declined. Went for our anniversary, and would love to go back.

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Dillard, Georgia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We drove an hour to eat here. It was for my 50th birthday for cripsake. I chose very carefully. The menu looks amazing when you go to the website. I picked things out there so I knew what I wanted when we got there. So the fried green tomatoes needed salt. They were sooo bland. My husband had the BBQ... More

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Florida
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180 reviews 180 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We arrived early for our reservation on an evening to celebrate a birthday. There was no problem in seating us early and we were shown to a very cozy table in the room farthest from the bar and entrance. The interior of the restaurant is warm and fun with walls of nicely exposed brick and archways and other industrial design... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

One of, if not the best places in downtown Greenville. The large private room is perfect for large parties. Easy parking in garage and short walking distance smack in the center of Greenville.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Had dinner here last wed. With 6 friends. Could only talk to one person at a time on either side because it was sooo loud. I like ambience, but we had to use our phones to see the menu it was so dark. Got blue crab and Monterrey jack nachos and fried green tomatoes. They were both delicious. Had pecan... More

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Blowing Rock, NC
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68 reviews 68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We held a dinner event for our leadership team. This restaurant is in easy walking distance from our hotel. the decor was beautiful with exposed brick walls and open dining areas in a beautifully restored warehouse. We were greeted and promptly seated. There were about 35 of us but we had a private dining area which was quiet enough for... More

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NC
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The whole staff know how to take care of customers here. We eat here 2-3 times a month and have never been disappointed. The food is high quality featuring rotating specials. A couple favorites include the salmon and stuffed chicken. The sautéed spinach is a must for us! Great value too.

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