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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
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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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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
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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
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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
Lugoff, South Carolina
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106 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

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 

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Winchester, Virginia, USA
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 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

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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
Kids, 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?