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Simply Southern Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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67 W Wesmark Blvd, Sumter, SC 29150-1955
+1 803-469-8502
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All 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
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nevermind the corporate world eateries lets just throw them under the bus for a moment Simply Southern Bistro Has a half chicken Dinner is awesome the service is great they;re open even on sundays and this is a perfect place to eat right after church on sunday get there early cause its a packed house plus you get more than... More 

Panama City Beach, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is very quaint and has southern charm. I had the southern pit, fried green tomatoes and sautéed spinach with the works. Food was amazing! The wait was a little long for the food but the wait staff kept us informed and our drinks full the whole time. Enjoy the southern hospitality of the best restaurant in Sumter.

Thank sdbehrens
Greenville, North Carolina
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156 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

I have eaten here twice this week, while here for work. Both times I called in an order, and it was ready when I got there. First time I had a rotisserie chicken salad. It was a nice amount of chicken salad on top of lettuce. Just the right amount, and a nice light lunch. The second time was for... More 

Thank jcdtraveler
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19 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

I have tried this place 3 times over the last year. Each time the food was absolutely delicious! Loved the Charleston Chicken with the grits and crab and gravy - yum! Fried Okra was great and the best collards you can find. Super friendly people. Service was a little slow. Don't be in a hurry. Enjoy the experience!

Thank Richard S
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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91 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

My husband and I took his grandmother here for lunch. We enjoyed the She crab soup, which was thick and creamy, the half order of Shrimp n Grits (we couldn't finish), the 1/2 sandwich (Turkey Melt) and salad. Plenty of food and so delicious!

Thank LDM999
Charleston SC
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Loved the food and service! Baked Pimento app was delicious - and the Loaded Chicken Biscuit was decadent. Dessert options are limited and need some work. We will be back next time we are in the area.

Thank paulstek
Sumter, South Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
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: +1 803-469-8502
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?