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Sassafras Southern Bistro

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103 N Main St, Greenville, SC 29601-2796
(864) 235-5670
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I once travelled to Greenville frequently for work and Sassafras was my favorite place to eat. I haven't been back in three years and couldn't wait to eat here when work sent me back. It was exactly as I had remembered. The food is always delicious and perfectly prepared and the service is wonderful. You won't be disappointed with anything... More 

Thank Randa W
south carolina
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A downtown fixture, tucked away in a newly renovated Plaza, situated in an interesting, old, brick, building. Outdoor seating available. Cozy bar. Friendly service. Family owned. The Southern-style Nachos are great! Food is delish. Full bar.

Thank heidiaiken
Simpsonville, South Carolina
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198 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Friday night. Make sure you get a reservation on the weekend because this restaurant will fill up quickly. Seated immediately and server took drink order and app order. My wife loves the chocolate martini. I think it is called something else, but you get the point. We had the spicy pork for app. It is spicy.... More 

Thank Ben4UND
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We had our rehearsal dinner at Sassafras on 5/28. It was perfect. Walking distance from the Hyatt and everyone loved their food! Service was great and we had our own private room for the party. The manager was very nice and the price was great for the food choices we picked!! I highly recommend this place! Absolutely no complaints!

Thank Garrett O
Centreville, Maryland
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129 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

What a great meal we had here. The service was fantastic!!! It's a little tricky to find but once we got here we were impressed. I had the chicken the waiter recommended and it didn't disappoint. Great food. Great service. I'd be back!!

Thank Mike H
Greenville, South Carolina
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124 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Went to sassafras with another couple. Made reservations which I recommend. The dining area is very dim, three out of four had trouble reading the menu. I had the crab cake dinner. It was just ok. Bonefish has better crab cakes. Prices would be ok if food was great. But it wasn't. I doubt we will go back.

Thank vlorak
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65 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Friend from DC, first visit to Greenville, wanted "taste of Greenville" Sassafras was perfect place to go. Great service, great food .Blue Crab Nachos worth the trip alone. Great old southern ambience.

Thank James H
Indianapolis, Indiana
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

- reservation for six - Ambiance excellent - excellent menu - excellent prior experience - cocktails and wine very good - She Crab soup very good - Downhill from there - pacing of meal, horrible - food cold - plates cold - puff pastry, pasty - scallops tough - snapper, ice cold - grits congealed Restaurant response " we are... More 

Thank wew123456
Greenville, South Carolina
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566 reviews
419 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

We were heading to the Peace Center and stopped by for an early dinner. A good choice. Inspired: the old bar itself Atmosphere: dark and intimate Service: good Food: good Sassafras chicken Wine: nice list Parking: easy in garage Discovered: from other TA reviews - thank you Return: maybe

Thank 275GTS
Phoenix, Arizona
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108 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

The Bistro, which is a real stretch of the imagination looks inviting from the outside, but once you are in the door you are in a dark, run down entry with an outdated bar, and personnel who are a bit snippy (perhaps to emulate Parisians. But make no mistake, this not Paris, I sat down at the bar, which is... More 

Thank M M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 N Main St, Greenville, SC 29601-2796
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Greenville
  • Phone Number: (864) 235-5670

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?