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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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11:00 am - 9:00 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: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Phone:(803) 469-8502

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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
Two nights in a row. Very pleased both times

Went there for dinner both nights. Could not believe the portion sizes and the food came hot and well prepared. Service was vey good. Pricing is good, not outrageous. Will definitely go back.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Linn S
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Sumter, South Carolina, United States
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Sumter, South Carolina, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went there for dinner both nights. Could not believe the portion sizes and the food came hot and well prepared. Service was vey good. Pricing is good, not outrageous. Will definitely go back.

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Mamaroneck, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Rotisserie meats are their specialty, but try the duck, salads, steak or seafood platter. Fried okra, waffle sweet potato fries and biscuits are light but delicious. Portions are generous but not too much. Staff is attentive and aims to please. We were there at a busy time and didn't realize we were staying a long time, then noticed people waiting...the... More 

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Sumter, SC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a hidden gem, in Sumter and it amazes me how many Sumterites have never sampled their fare. Simply Southern is a small, well managed restaurant, that will leave you making plans for your next visit before you even finish your meal. The food is excellent, even for someone, like me, who does not enjoy fried foods. They use... More 

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Sumter, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We had lunch here today. I had passed by the place several times and wondered what the food was like, so I was glad to get a chance to try it. The food was excellent. Many of the items on the menu are fried, but not heavily so. Nor is it greasy. We had the fried green tomatoes appetizer. The... More 

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Sumter, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 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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Additional Information about Simply Southern Bistro

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

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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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