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Simply Southern Bistro

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67 W Wesmark Blvd, Sumter, SC 29150-1955
803-469-8502
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Today
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Phone:(803) 469-8502

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
GREAT PLACE

went there with 7 of my friends,we all enjoyed the meal.Everyone got something different and all were very happy with our choice,loaded chicken biscuit,pork chops, salmon,sandwiches,salad,not one negative comment,Service was good,Waitress was helpful and friendly.PLAN ON MANY RETURN TRIPS{biscuits... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
vicki n
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Lexington, South Carolina
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Sumter, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I like this place well enough. It's all southern fare which is to say that most of the stuff on the menu is fried which I'm not a big fan of. I usually stick to the rotisserie turkey breast as it's one of the few non-fried options and is usually juicy and tasty. They used to have the best sweet... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
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9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

went there with 7 of my friends,we all enjoyed the meal.Everyone got something different and all were very happy with our choice,loaded chicken biscuit,pork chops, salmon,sandwiches,salad,not one negative comment,Service was good,Waitress was helpful and friendly.PLAN ON MANY RETURN TRIPS{biscuits were GREAT}My husband did not get to go, but plans on going very soon, We live about 50 miles away but... More 

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Germantown, Tennessee
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We went for lunch and was able to get a seat right away. The atmosphere was nice and the food was good. I had a chicken salad sandwich and the flavor was nice. The only problem was that the chicken was not cut into small pieces and I had to cut the pieces to be able to get them in... More 

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Great Falls, Virginia
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7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We have visited Sumpter for a number of years to visit relatives. The "best" restaurant in town was Outback. Nothing against Outback, but I hate chain restaurants. We stumbled across Simply Southern right at closing time for lunch and were welcomed like lost family, although the shift was over and people surely wanted to take a break. While we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

It's so hard to find good grits outside of Charleston, but Simply Southern managed to figure out how to make them. I had the Chicken Charleston which is fried chicken over grits, smothered in some sort of delicious gravy. My boyfriend had shrimp and grits. He's from Alaska, so he's never had grits like this. Only the boxed variety. Nothing... More 

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Graham, North Carolina
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We found this place by accident while being lost on our way to Savannah (thanks MapQuest!). The food was very good, a different take on some old favorites like Shrimp and Grits and Chicken Parmesan. A little different from what we were expecting but a very pleasant surprise. The service was the best I have had in a restaurant in... More 

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Sumter, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

we love this place and frequent it at least once a week. My favorite is Chicken Charleston, friend chicken breast over cheese grits with sausage gravy, never ever disappointed with this dish. Favorite Appetizer Fried Squash, both zucchini and summer squash, Highly recommend.

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Sumter, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Went for anniversary lunch and came away disappointed in the meal and to an extent the staff. Not a place I would go to again.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The place is a small restaurant but is amazing! The food, the drink and service. We love this place! This is one of the southern restaurant that I had the pleasure to enjoy and like southern food here in Sumter. If you come, you wont regret it.

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Sumter, South Carolina
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31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Good food. Small but nice restaurant and employees. Good southern food that is really convenient if you don't want to slave over a stove. If they have sweet potato cheesecake anymore, it's amazing!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 67 W Wesmark Blvd, Sumter, SC 29150-1955
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Sumter
  • Phone Number: 803-469-8502

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Description

Phone:(803) 469-8502
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?