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Simply Southern Bistro

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67 W Wesmark Blvd, Sumter, SC 29150-1955
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sumter, South Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really good food with really poor service. What a shame... waited so long for ketchup I finally gave up. Owner went back to tell the server I needed it and then came back and told me she would be right out. What's wrong with this scenario?

Thank ValSC
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food ,wonderful atmosphere great green fried tomatoes .Everything has wonderful flavor the staff is awesome.

Thank Sally T
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit and it was wonderful! The fried green tomatoes were heavenly. Our meals were hot and made to order. Kudos to the Chef!!!

Thank Gayle W
Sumter, South Carolina
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there for lunch and really enjoyed the menu and the food we ordered. We would recommend this restaurant. Extensive menu with lots of great options!

Thank bill g
Lugoff, South Carolina
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106 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit, and will not be our last. The food was excellent and the service exemplary. My wife said her Cobb Salad was excellent. My Club Sandwich was excellent as well. However, the “Brew City Fries” were as Guy Fieri would say, “It’s crazy good!” They were perfectly cooked and seasoned; and needed no S&P or condiments.... More 

Thank Christopher451
Winchester, Virginia, USA
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had dinner at Simply Southern Bistro for the first time last week. We were greeted and seated right away and informed of drink specials and free appetizer specials. The atmosphere is warm and inviting. We started with a bountiful fried vegetable basket that was light and delicious. My husband had the Mango glazed pork chop which... More 

Thank susansB9813NL
RAF Lakenheath, England
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down this is our favorite place to eat out in Sumter. Never had anything we didn't like. Best shrimp & grits in SC!

Thank steph072
Fort Mill, South Carolina
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Sumter visiting friends and were looking for a non chain restaurant to have a nice meal. Simply Southern is listed as #1 on Trip Advisor and I can see why. It was delicious from pimento cheese appetizer to bourbon pecan pie dessert. The service was wonderful and the food delicious. Highly Recommended!

Thank BrittanyP38
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Inventive chef, everything on the menu has been fabulous. Many great meals here, and everyone I bring is impressed.

Thank Dyane L
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

The food and service were both excellent. I had the duck sandwich and loved it. My wife had the shrimp and grits which she liked very much. We finished it off with a piece of pecan pie, which was served hot with a side of vanilla ice cream. We will definitely come back when in town again.

Thank Geoff W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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
Phone:(803) 469-8502

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