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207 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601-2831
+1 864-232-7007
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (130 reviews)
“shrimp and grits” (148 reviews)
“pork tenderloin” (64 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
207 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601-2831
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Reviewed yesterday

We had shrimp and grits and the spare rib. They were both delicious. The portions are big enough that I took 1/2 of my shrimp and grits home for another meal. We split a spinach salad which was large enough for the both of us....More

Thank kmmusart22
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It’s very crowded and noisy although the food is good. There can be a very long wait especially on the weekends.

Thank pbcusc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sobys was so impressive. My son and I had dinner there and had the best food we have had in a restaurant in many years. Their steak melts in your mouth. Everything was delicious. It's a very nice place to eat, good setting and great...More

Thank Joyce H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant has a great atmosphere and the food was good. My husband got his soup before we got our wine. She brought the bread when he was done then said it was good dipped in the soup. Then our meals were rushed out but...More

Thank Barb R
Reviewed 1 week ago

My favorite restaurant in Greenville located in the heart of downtown. Try the shrimp and grits. I bought their cookbook and this is a regular at my house. The fried green tomatoes are also very good.

Thank Flyfishertim
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our reservation, for 6, was at 8pm on Saturday. We arrived a few minutes early and was seated immediately. Our waitress was lovely, knowledgeable with tons of personality. The food and service was excellent. We will return !!!

Thank Randy0522
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I confess to being a foodie. My wife and I go out of our way in every city we visit to find the best restaurant that most closely portrays the local cuisine. There is no doubt in our minds that Soby’s represents the highest quality...More

Thank Stevetiger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made reservations through open table. The hostess called to confirm and was very friendly and We were really looking forward to dinner because the restaurant has excellent reviews. Our reservations were for 5:30 because we had tickets to see The Waitress at the Peace...More

4  Thank robinreneeleitch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

She Crab Soup is the finest ever. I had my first experience with she crab soup at this location and it is just the same. Awesome! As were the lamb chops cooked perfectly. My only complaint was I asked for a single jalapeño pepper to...More

Thank Pangaea7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a brunch lovers paradise. That is not an understatement either. From the carvers table, to the omelet bar and dessert table *drool* everything is fresh and tasty!!!

Thank Andrew H
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Becky B
May 13, 2018|
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Response from Lynda K | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely, bar area could be a little noisy... but if you sit upstairs you'd be fine - you'd just have to keep toddlers away from the stair/railings
Becky B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$55
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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