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207 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601-2831 (East Court St.)
+1 864-232-7007
17:30 - 22:00
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All hours
Sun 10:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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126 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped for dinner, and could not have been more pleased with the food, service, and atmosphere. Group of 4 of us started with splitting the She Crab Soup and Pimento Cheese Appetizer. For entree we had 2 of the Braised Short Rib, Crab Cake, and Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin. Only 1 dessert, the apple creme brulee. We were told... More 

Thank mcchuck2014
Greenville, South Carolina
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1,096 reviews
712 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 283 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were going to see American in Paris at the Peace Center so we decided Soby's would be perfect, good food and close by. My wife and I shared the delicious She Crab Soup which was filled with lots of crabs and tasted excellent. For dinner we had the Shrimp and Grits which is always very good, filled with lots... More 

Thank Richard F
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9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Cool space in downtown Greenville. Busy Friday night, but got great service. I had the Short Ribs, which basically fell apart with my fork. The muscles were very tasty too!!

Thank Jay T
Simpsonville, South Carolina
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent food and service. The crab cakes were excellent, lots of crabmeat as it should be. Shrimp and Grits were the best. We were seated upstairs and it was a very comfortable, pleasant atmosphere and not seated on top of the next table. Excellent coffee and good choices for dessert.

Thank travelingfoolsofsc
Greer, South Carolina
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our family had the Thanksgiving meal at Soby's this year. We were seated upstairs, and were delighted to find that they had a complete buffet there, so we didn't have to go down to the first level to stand in line. The food was first-rate. My only complaint was that the gravy should have been placed at the end of... More 

Thank erdmakje
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant was just across the way from the Westin hotel. Modern establishment. Authentic southern menu. Prompt service. Nice wait staff. Reasonably good selection of local craft beers. Salmon was excellent.

Thank Tnlevin
Greenville, South Carolina
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of our favorite places. Always good food, excellent service, and great experience. valet parking is certainly a plus in busy downtown Greenville.

Thank John R
Greer, South Carolina
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I chose Sobys to celebrate a wedding anniversary. We made reservations, but arrived early so we enjoyed a couple of cocktails at the high top tables in the bar area...quite noisy, but it is a bar. Later we made our way to our table. The noise level was still up there, but the restaurant was practically full.... More 

Thank James B
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166 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had brunch here on a Sunday, and it was lovely. A good variety in the buffet, and the best shrimp and grits I think I've ever had.

Thank Emily D
Beijing, China
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had Thanksgiving dinner at Soby's tonight and have to say that it was an amazing experience. We (table for six) were the last table seated on an extremely busy day, and after superb cocktails (they can make fantastic Negronis), they ran short on one or two buffet items. Just let us say that the manager and server both made... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$55
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601-2831
    (East Court St.)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Greenville
  • Phone Number: +1 864-232-7007
Soby's New South Cuisine is a blend of contemporary cuisine infused with traditional southern ingredients. The restaurant opened in 1997 and is housed in the warm environment of a renovated, century-old building and has a mezzanine level that can accommodate large parties ordering a la carte. Starting with fresh, seasonal ingredients, our chefs transform Southern favorites into something comfortable and fresh. The wine list is a consistent winner of Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast awards. Signature dishes include Barbecue Shrimp and Grits, Fried Green Tomatoes with Jalapeno Pimento Cheese, and Crab Cakes Remoulade.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?