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Summa Joe's


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Duck Lettuce Wraps
thinly​ sliced roasted duck breast w/ Asian slaw & gyoza sauce
Choose from one of our 4 delicious recipes
Saganaki Mussels
Joe's special recipe w/ Split Creek feta, shallots, & red peppers in a white wine broth
Lager Beer Mussels
a lager beer broth w/ Danish blue cheese & bacon crumbles
Gloden Curry Mussels
Red peppers, green onions in a sweet coconut curry broth
Italian Red Mussels
our fresh mussels in a rich red Italian sauce
Coastal Shrimp Cakes
Cooked golden brown & topped w/ a cool lemon caper sauce, red peppers, & chives
Antipasto Plate
A great way to sample Summa Joe's deli w/ our array of fresh meats, cheeses, olives, & fresh baked breads
Beef Carpaccio
Thinly sliced filet mignon cooked rare w/ red peppers, purple onion, capers, & fresh grated parmesan drizzled w/ olive oil & served w/ toasted crustinis
Shrimp Dip
Creamy​ shrimp & spinach dip served w/ toasted crustinis
Pan Seared Sea Scallops
Drizzled w/ a lemon butter sauce served w/ sautéed arugula & spinach
Homemade Dressings orange & lemon grass vinaigrette, mustard greek vinaigrette, blue cheese, 1000 island, honey mustard, ranch, sesame ginger, red wine vinaigrette or balsamic vinaigrette
Cup 3.25
Bowl 4.25
Chicken +2.50
Shrimp +3.50
New England Clam Chowda
A bowl of Chef Joe's specialty. It's wicked good
Cup 2.50
Bowl 3.50
Chicken +2.50
Shrimp +3.50
Creamy Tomato Bisque
Creamy & hot! Great on a rainy day or a sunny one
Cup 3.25
Bowl 4.25
Tasso ham +1.00
Chicken +2.50
Shrimp +3.50
Vegetarian Black Beans & Rice
A bowl of delicious goodness topped w/ sour cream & chives!
Chicken +2.50
Shrimp +3.50
House Salad
Fresh garden greens, tomato, cucumber, carrots, & our homemade croutons w/ choice of one of our homemade dressings
Chicken +2.50
Shrimp +3.50
Caesar Salad
Fresh romaine lettuce & homemade croutons topped w/ parmesan cheese tossed in our homemade Caesar dressing
Chicken +2.50
Shrimp +3.50
Fall Pear & Arugula Salad
Pecan encrusted Split Creek Farm goat cheese w/ poached pears & dried cranberries over crisp arugula & spinach tossed in balsamic vinaigrette
Chicken +2.50
Shrimp +3.50
Blue Cheese Wedge
Iceberg or romaine lettuce wedge covered in our homemade blue cheese dressing & blue cheese crumbles topped w/ bacon & dried cranberries
Chicken +2.50
Shrimp +3.50
Split Creek Greek Salad
Kalamata olives, roasted red peppers, spinach, fresh greens, & Split Creek Farm feta cheese crumbles tossed w/ our homemade Mustard Greek Vinaigrette
Roasted Duck Breast
Cooked medium rare over a seared polenta cake, braised mustard greens, blue cheese crumbles, & sweet & spicy pear chutney
Marbleized Peppered Pork Steak
A juicy, tender pork steak served over chive mashed potatoes & smothered in a creamy brandy mushroom sauce
Greek chicken +3.00
Vegetarian w/ roasted vegetarian +5.00
Seared Lamb Lollipop Plate
Fresh olive tapenade, Split Creek chevre cheese, & toasted flatbread on a bed of spinach served w/ lamb lollipops
Shrimp, Scallop, & Mussel Seafood Pasta
covered in Joe's homemade creamy shrimp sauce over rigatoni pasta
Scallop Provençal
Our seared sea scallops served w/ a spicy Provençal tomato sauce & jasmine rice
Shrimp & Grits
Creamy, local polenta mixed w/ a rich & spicy tasso ham cream sauce topped w/ fresh grilled shrimp
Center Cut Beef Tenderloin Medallion Pasta
Cooked to your liking w/ balsamic onions, fresh tomatoes, & spinach in a creamy blue cheese sauce served over rigatoni pasta
Lamb Ragu Pasta
seasoned ground lamb in Joe's homemade marinara sauce over rigatoni pasta topped w/ parmesan cheese
Split Creek Chevre & Thyme Stuffed Chicken
Served w/ chicken au jus, mash potatoes, & seasonal vegetables
Chicken Florentine
Lightly breaded pan fried chicken w/ fresh spinach, toasted pine nuts, & sweet cream sauce over rigatoni pasta
Served w/ your choice of side item All of our sandwiches are served on fresh baked Blue Marble Bakery Bread
Wild Shroom Sandwich
Button & oyster mushrooms sautéed in butter & rosemary w/ melted fresh mozzarella on a hoagie roll
The Cubana
Roasted pork loin & ham w/ pickle, sautéed onion, spicy mustard, melted provolone, & swiss on a toasted hoagie roll
Chicken Parmesan
breaded chicken w/ Joe's marinara, melted mozzarella & parmesan cheese on a hoagie roll
Meatball Sub
Hand​ made local sausage meatballs w/ rustic marinara & provolone cheese on a hoagie roll
Chicken Cordon Bleu
Breaded chicken w/ shaved ham, provolone, & creamy alfredo sauce on a toasted hoagie roll
The Godfather
Thinly sliced roast beef, salami, & pepperoni w/ melted provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato, & balsamic onions, mayo & mustard on a hoagie roll
Roasted Veggie Melt
seasonal veggies, mushrooms, onion, & red peppers w/ Polecat Farms pepper jelly cream cheese on fresh baked brioche bread
Homemade Potato Salad, Kettle Potato Chips
Roasted Seasonal Vegetables, Cup of Tomato Bisque, or a Cup of Black Beans & Rice
Chowda 1.00
House 1.00
Caesar Salad 1.00
Specialty Salad 2.00
Sub a Cup of Chowda or a House or Caesar Salad as a side item for $1 or Specialty Salad as a side item is $2
10 & under only please
Roasted Chicken Bites
over rice & sautéed veggies Rigatoni Pasta tossed w/ tomato, cheese, or butter sauce
Spinach +0.50
6” Cheese Pizza
Add spinach & make it a “green
Peanut Butter & Jelly Pizza
Kids' favorite on our made from scratch dough
Chicken fingers
Hand breaded & pan cooked in olive oil w/ a side item
Grilled Cheese
On fresh baked brioche bread w/ a side item
Shephard's Pie
Our​ homemade mashed potatoes, seasonal veggies, hamburger, & cheese
Blue Grass Pizza
a​ Sunday dinner on a pizza! Ham, grits, mustard greens, chow chow, mozzarella, & a splash of peppered vinegar
Chicken Curry Pizza
Peppers, onions, mushrooms, seasonal vegetables, mozzarella, & roasted chicken w/ a creamy golden curry sauce
Gyro Pizza
Ground lamb, hummus, red onions, cucumbers, red peppers, feta cheese, mozzarella, & greek seasonings
Eye of the Tiger
fiery buffalo chicken tamed w/ Blue Cheese sauce & mozzarella cheese
Spicy Italian Sausage
With red peppers, onions, fresh mozzarella, & tomato sauce
Roasted Garlic Pizza
with onions, Split Creek feta cheese, & mozzarella cheese w/ an olive oil sauce
South Cackilaki Pizza
Our homemade pimento cheese topped w/ ham, bacon, & fresh tomato
Southwestern Pizza
Black beans, peppers, & onions w/ mozzarella & cheddar cheeses, roasted chicken, & cilantro pesto topped w/ sour cream, tomatoes, & chives
The Bob Marley
Roasted jerk chicken, pineapple, chopped red peppers & green onions w/ mozzarella & fresh tomato sauce
Big Kahuna
Ham, pineapple, fresh spinach, ricotta & mozzarella cheeses w/ gnarly tomato sauce dude
start w/ a personal 10” cheese pizza for $ 7. Each additional topping is s1 each up to 5 toppings. After s toppings, we Invite you to go wild & add as many toppings as you want! Get creative or make it a cheese & Chong
(All pizzas are topped w/ our mozzarella & montery jack blend )
Personal Cheese
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
American, Pizza
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews pizza chicken florentine clam chowder sandwiches scallops cake salad fries farm to table downtown anderson fresh ingredients made from scratch worth the wait food was great lunch or dinner saturday night tiger
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Really like this place for lunch. I had the Carolina BBQ sandwich with chips, and tea. The sandwich had a really great flavor and hit the spot. Totally recommend this place.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank schmitthappens22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! What a pleasant surprise. Although our local family members said the food here was very good, it surpassed their promises. I had the 2nd most delicious scallop dish ever - Shrimp & scallop combo ($20). Why 2nd most delicious, you ask? Because my wife's...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank jelutzel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Relax and enjoy dining inside or outside at this sweet and delicious restaurant! It is one of my favorite places in town. Very unique menu and wonderful specials. Don't miss out if you in town! It's my hometown so I get to eat there often!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank mimijames2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here several times and had sandwiches, pizza, chef's special. We have never had a bad meal! The food is SOOO good! If we lived closer, we would be there so often! It's our go-to- restaurant every time we are in town and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank SusieL325
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I haven’t had a shrimp cake before, but I had one at Summa Joe’s. I love shrimp and this crab cake was awesome!

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank muffin92656
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Sweet, Sweet, Sweet! A group of colleages decided to have Suma Joes for lunch. 1 friend sent an online link to order as a group. Can I just say this was MEGA awesone... because everyone pre-paid online thus no scrambling to keep money seperate etc....More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank 57angiem
Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I were in town for Clemson’s Family Weekend, and chose to eat here and visit downtown Anderson. We enjoyed our visit, and chose to eat here because of previous reviews. We were not disappointed. The menu was diverse, with plenty of options...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Delbert A
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Very good pizza.. fresh and quality ingredients. Only complaint Beer was alit high. Other than that great experience! Will be back!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank bethsN1253MJ
Reviewed March 18, 2019

Lunch with hubby. Nice downtown visit. I ordered the shrimp cake. Best flavor, mild and tasty. Th3 aoli could have used some more flavor, but the shrimp cake can stand alone. Anderson has a very nice downtown area. Summa Joe’s definitely needs to be on...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jims_lanie
Reviewed February 21, 2019

This is our little jewel in Anderson-- such a delightful atmosphere and great food-- I feel like I'm doing a happy waddle when the meal is over--the best shrimp and grits I have ever put in my mouth, hands down--staff are pleasant and attentive also---please...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Hours Tue - Wed 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Thu 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Thanksgiving (11/23) Check for holiday hours Fri 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Black Friday (11/24) Check for holiday hours Sat 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Of course these... More
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