9 Best Farm-To-Table Restaurants In Greenville, South Carolina

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The plenty of farms and pastures across Upstate South Carolina make for plenty of restaurants just down the road, thus allowing them to make available a true blue farm-to-table dining experience for diners. Ever since this concept was pioneered in Greenville by American Grocery, it has gained traction rapidly. While the longstanding fine dining restaurant known for its innovative, ever-changing menu and an award-winning beverage program closed down not long ago, the concept lives on like never before. Regardless of whether you’re looking for a casual lunch or a fine dining experience, this great selection of farm-to-table restaurants in Greenville is sure to cater to just what you need. Check out the restaurants that are particularly doing things differently and telling a story with every plate that leaves the kitchen with this comprehensive article that brings to you the best farm-to-table restaurants in Greenville, South Carolina.

1. Roost


This place features casual, classic American fare made creatively and out of local, organic and seasonal foods sourced locally. They like to call their concept ‘soil to city’. The restaurant has stunning interiors and looks onto NOMA Square, at the foot of Hyatt. Guests can enjoy an al fresco dining experience with the outdoor seating in NOMA Square, an open kitchen experience with the ringside seating along the kitchen counter, or choose to dine at a Harvest Table allowing guests to work with the chef to build their own meals.

Their attempt to capture the bounty of the region and craft out meals that honour the local culture goes beyond just food as well. The wine list here is built entirely from North American wines, the beer menu is comprised of selections from South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia. The menu is designed in a way that fits all budgets and occasions. Must-try’s here are the Smoked Rabbit Street Tacos, the grass-fed Rooster Burger, and the Sunday brunch buffet spread.

Roost

Address: 220 N Main St, Greenville, SC

Website: Roost

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 6am - 11pm; Sat & Sun: 6:30am - 11pm

2. Stellar Restaurant & Wine Bar


Featuring a sleek starlit bar, fibre optic lights and hand-painted murals covering the ceiling, this place stands out on account of the use of local fruits and vegetables to brighten up the handcrafted delicacies from the in-house charcuterie. What’s more is that each and every dish on the menu also comes with wine suggestions. Must-try’s here are the coffee cocktails and the fondue for two.

Stellar Restaurant & Wine Bar

Address: 340 Rocky Slope Rd, Greenville, SC

Website: Stellar Restaurant & Wine Bar

Opening hours: 4pm - 2am (daily)

3. Swamp Rabbit Café and Grocery


Right by the Swamp Rabbit Trail, this listing is everything–a cafe, a grocery store, an artisan bakery, a pizza restaurant, and more. The place stocks local, farm-fresh produce along with health food. The cafe serves sustainably-sourced craft coffee along with sandwiches on freshly made stecca bread while the restaurant serves wood-fired pizzas with local craft beer. They also conduct cooking classes that revolve around seasonal and cultural cooking techniques.

Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery

Address: 205 Cedar Lane Rd, Greenville, SC

Website: Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery

Opening hours: Cafe and Grocery Mon - Sat: 7:30am - 7 pm; Sun: 8am - 7pm / Pizza Thu: 5pm - 8:30pm, Fri & Sat: 11am - 8:30pm; Sun: 11am - 4pm

4. Bacon Bros.


Set in East Greenville, this restaurant features a straightforward, farm-to-table menu served in a warm, rustic ambience. Along with scrumptious food, the eclectic selection of craft beers, cocktails and wines on offer add to the flavour of your dining experience at the listing. Living up to its local-first theme, the curing room with a viewing window allows patrons to ensure that what they’re eating is made fresh and from scratch.

Bacon Bros.

Address: 3620 Pelham Rd, Greenville, SC

Website: Bacon Bros.

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 10pm (closed on Sun)

5. Augusta Grill

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A top dinner option around Greenville since 1993, Augusta Grill is known for its offering of elegant comfort food spanning cuisines from across the world as well as local favourites. They’re also particularly known for their ever-changing menu and attentive service. The jumbo lump crab cakes served every Wednesday night are especially a big hit among locals and tourists alike. Other must try’s include heirloom tomato salad, melon and prosciutto appetizer, filet mignons inter alia.

Augusta Grill

Address: 1818 Augusta St, Greenville, SC

Website: Augusta Grill

Opening hours: Tue - Thu: 6pm - 10pm; Fri & Sat: 6pm - 11pm (closed on Sun & Mon)

6. Restaurant 17

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The restaurant is an extension of Hotel Domestique and features a cozy and relaxed ambience reminiscent of traditional European bistros. Inspired by the creations of Chef Greg McPhee and housing a nationally-acclaimed culinary team, the food here is nothing short of spectacular and their menu changes daily based on the seasonal fare.

Restaurant 17

Address: 10 Rd of Vines, Travelers Rest, SC

Website: Restaurant 17

Opening hours: Dinner Tue - Thu: 5pm - 9pm; Fri & Sat: 5pm - 9:30pm (closed on Sun & Mon) / Cafe Sat - Sun: 7:30am - 3pm (closed Mon - Fri)

7. The Anchorage


Opened by renowned chef Grey McPhee and having earned a James Beard nomination in its very first year in business, the Anchorage is definitely an unmissable dining experience. This restaurant is located in the very heart of the Village of West Greenville. and features a casual dining ambiance which is bright and airy with whitewashed brick and reclaimed wood walls juxtaposed with abstract paintings. They serve thoughtfully crafted small plates coupled with craft cocktails and beer, sustainable wine, and more. Check out a five-course, chef-selected assortment of the best locally sourced ingredients prepared in a unique way by the Chef at the Tasting Table.

The Anchorage

Address: 586 Perry Ave, Greenville, SC

Website: The Anchorage

Opening hours: Wed & Thu: 5pm - 9:30pm; Fri & Sat: 5pm - 10pm; Sun: 10am - 2:30pm (closed Mon & Tue)

8. Soby's

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Among the oldest restaurants that represent the dining scene of Greenville, Soby’s is rich in the heart and spirit of Greenville. They serve Southern-inspired flavours with a contemporary twist and prepared with locally-grown, seasonal ingredients. Must-try’s here include barbecue shrimp and grits, fried green tomatoes, crab cakes remoulade, and jalapeno pimento cheese. They also feature an award-winning wine program. Their wine list has consistently been a winner of the Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast awards.

Soby's

Address: 207 S Main St, Greenville, SC

Website: Soby’s

Opening hours: Mon - Wed: 5pm - 9:30pm; Thu: 5pm - 10pm; Fri & Sat: 5pm - 10:30pm; Sun: 10am - 1:30pm, 5pm - 9pm

9. Farm Fresh Fast

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This outlet started off by doing gourmet, ready-made meal delivery and pickups for professionals and busy families but soon ventured into offering a traditional dining experience as well. The place is run by a certified nutritionist and trainer and serves an ever-changing menu that focuses on making meals out of locally sourced ingredients while offering plenty of options to vegetarians, vegans and those wanting gluten-free food as well. A normal menu is served every day except for Wednesday when they serve breakfast for dinner. A rotating list comprising 20 items is available over the counter as grab-and-go items, including the likes of Hickory Barbecue Pizza, General Tso’s Chicken with Rice, Chicken and Whole Wheat Waffles, Southwest Burrito Bowl, Turkey Chili, Spicy Chicken Wrap and more.

Farm Fresh Fast

Address: 860 S Church St, Greenville, SC

Website: Farm Fresh Fast

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 11am - 9pm; Sun: 11am - 3pm (closed on Sat)

Every plate tells a story

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Being conscious of what we eat is a movement that has gained major traction and rightly so because not only should we be concerned with what we are nourishing our bodies with but also as conscious consumers and citizens caring for animals and the Earth. Farm-to-table, as a concept, helps us engage in healthier food while also engaging our community. If you’re ever in town, don’t forget to try these best farm-to-table restaurants in Greenville, South Carolina.

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