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Simply Southern Bistro

67 W Wesmark Blvd, Sumter, SC 29150-1955
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Ranked #2 of 111 Restaurants in Sumter
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Phone:(803) 469-8502
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English first
Sumter, South Carolina
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I really enjoyed the food here. The menu reminds me of a low country type menu from shrimp and grits to sweet potato fries.

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Black Mountain, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

My wife and I recently dined at Simply Southern Bistro in Sumter, SC. My wife ordered the salmon with cucumber sauce and raved about how good it was and how she can't wait to go back for more. I had the shrimp and grits and it too was delicious. The wait staff too was friendly, attractive and knowledgeable about the... More

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Summerville, South Carolina
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I was here with family and friends over the weekend. The staff was very kind and the establishment was clean. First off, the Half portions of food is more than enough to satisfy you. So, keep that in mind. It seems everything is fried, which is a bit of a bummer, but my Seafood Platter was good. The Friend Mac... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This place has the best food and service. Prices were great. I like how you can get small plates. Fried green tomatoes. ...delicious. pimento cheese dip was great too!!

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Outside DC
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99 reviews 99 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We were traveling down 95 and decided to get off the interstate for lunch. We did a quick Tripadvisor search and found this place and we couldn't have been happier. The very friendly owner greeted us at the door and we were seated quickly (although the place filled up shortly after). Great waitress. Great food....and we were able to make... More

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Sumter, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Have been to this Bistro numerous times and the quality of the food even when you've ordered the same thing is spotty. Sometimes good, sometimes not so good. Fried green tomatoes excellent!

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Sumter, South Carolina
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

What a win their take on Shepherds Pie is so yummy and plentiful, I didn't have to feel left out of the eating out experience. The Staff were very helpful and had no problem with finding out what all I could eat at the restaurant. While the pickings were slim compared to all the regular food offered I was surprised... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Simply Southern was delicious. I had the shrimp and grits, and glad I only had a half serving--it was very rich, and left room for some other goodies. Fresh hush puppies were huge and really tasty, the fried green tomatoes were awesome, and my friend's duck breast with sweet potato waffle-cut fries looked really good. There was a disappointing lack... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

My experience at SSB was wonderful. We were greeted by a spunky yet polite employee that welcomed our group. The waitress that took our order made recommendation and could also describe the contents of the dishes in detail. The food was offered in half size and full size portions. I have not eaten at all of the restaurants in Sumter,... More

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Sumter, South Carolina
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

My first two experiences at SSB were awesome. Great food and great service. However, I believe last night the chef was off his game. Way off. Before I get into the food I would like to say our service was incredible, and our waitress was very nice. I have nothing bad to say about her service whatsoever, but the food....... More

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