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Sassafras Southern Bistro

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103 N Main St, Greenville, SC 29601-2799
+1 864-235-5670
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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109 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

We had four people in our group from Charleston coming to enjoy a birthday dinner and no one was disappointed! A friend from Simpsonville recommended it to us when we asked about a downtown restaurant. The salmon was delicious as well as the tuna, the skirt steak special and especially the beef tips. The portions were large and I should... More 

Hilton Head, South Carolina
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

We had dinner last night at Sassafras Southern Bistro which we found thru Trip Advisor. Our inn keeper told us it was a place the locals tend to visit which intrigued us as local hangouts are usually better than tourist hangouts. Our server, Trent, came to the table within minutes of our being seated, took our drink orders and left... More 

Thank Golfdoc77
Greenville, South Carolina
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015

It is important to note that we have previously found Sassafras to be a top restaurant with excellent cuisine, ambiance, food, and service. However our last trip there was not like previous visits. We did not have reservations which was apparently taken poorly by the host staff. First we were asked if outside seating was alright. Since it as 95... More 

Thank Dennis W
Greenville, South Carolina
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228 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015

My wife and I made reservations at what we thought was going to be a 5 star restaurant. Boy, were we wrong. We were seated right away, but it took what seemed forever for our waitress to stop by the table and take drink orders. After receiving our drinks, we placed our orders. My wife chose the crab cakes with... More 

Thank TB149
vancleave, ms
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

The fried chicken isn't your grandma's fried chicken...it's better. My party ordered steak, tuna, salmon and shrimp and grits and everyone was pleased.

Thank melanie39
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

Awesome food and great atmosphere!!!food and drinks were good. The owner comes out and checks on you. I would recommend this place to anyone.

Thank Akos B
Greer, South Carolina, United States
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

Love everything about Sassafras! The food is always delicious, service is always impeccable, and the atmosphere is just perfect!!! Can not say enough about this place

Thank Tina T
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301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015

One of the local faves....so you know it has to be good. Slightly off the beaten path...actually behind Masts General Store in the plaza area near the center of downtown. Close to parking on either Main or Washington. Open Tues through Sat. Closed Sun and Mon. Came with a large business group for a late dinner. Blue Crab Nachos were... More 

Thank m w
Greenville, South Carolina
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015

The four of us arrived on time for our reservation and were seated immediately. Our server was very friendly and helpful. We ordered drinks and those who ordered water were not brought drinks because they had run out of glasses, even though the restaurant was 2/3rds full. We were not able to have a glass for our beers and therefore... More 

Thank Jay S
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113 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

A visit to Greenville would not be complete without a trip to Sassafras. Excellent key lime martini. Give it a try. No time for the fried oysters.

Thank Connie H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 N Main St, Greenville, SC 29601-2799
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Greenville
  • Phone Number: +1 864-235-5670

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