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American Grocery Restaurant

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732 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601-5009 (O'Neal St.)
+1 864-232-7665
17:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Westmount, Canada
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341 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is not a white table cloth experience, but instead, it is a very good combination of food, service, drinks, and value, in a more relaxed atmosphere. The atmosphere is a tad on the dark side, with many small square tables (for two) which can be easily pushed together for as many guests as necessary. - You likely get the... More 

Thank John H
south carolina
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Hesitant at first to try some of the unique menu offerings, I can wholeheartedly say, it was one of the most delicious meals ever! Start with a cocktail at the small bar. The wonderful creativity begins there and carries through to a meal that will be memorable. Pricey,but, the unusual pairings make it worth every penny.

Thank heidiaiken
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Restaurant Week should have been an opportunity to put your best foot forward... AG stumbled. Too few options at too high price in too loud an environment with slow/inattentive service.

Thank David W
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39 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I have eaten in a lot of great restaurants in my life, but this one ranks as one of the best meals I have ever eaten. Deep Fried Deviled Egg, Mussels, Trout with Green Tomato Chow Chow and Goat Cheese Cheese Cake. You need a reservation, but so worth it. If you are visiting Greenville, this should be your first... More 

Thank Jay T
St. Pete Beach, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We've eaten there before and had a positive experience, but not particularly memorable. We also enjoyed drinks and small plates at the bar a number of times in the past. In every case, the wait and bar staff seemed competent but also standoffish. For our most recent visit the staff was both incompetent and inattentive. We were a party of... More 

2 Thank AndyHJR
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 January 2017

The menu offers more than the usual plays on the usual South Carolina standards so American Grocery will allow an escape from the humdrum shrimp and grits, trout etc, etc. Service is excellent and staff have always been on form. Atmosphere is always pleasant and welcoming as is the decor. There are numerous interesting and inventive items on the menu... More 

1 Thank Andrew B
Greenville, South Carolina
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Ive been to AGR a few times and have never had a bad experience. I tried duck liver for the first time along with the most tender rabbit. Our server Justin was surprisingly knowledgeable on wines and beer and helped our table pair the right one with our meal. I really love this place, never a bad experience.

Thank Julierenay
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

I went to American Grocery with friends for dinner and had octopus for starters. Octopus was charred. Then chicken à la provençale was my entrée. It looked good, however the dish tasted bland (seasoning and vegetable quality). Eggplant pieces were charred again. Not sure if we went on a bad day, my friends were not impressed either by what they... More 

1 Thank Rratatouille
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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96 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Great restaurant! Went with family and there were 5 of us, all adults. I love their whiskey sours so much we actually went back the next night just to have a couple of them again at the bar. Solid selection of food, but may not be for everyone. My wife had beef tongue which is fabulous. My sister had the... More 

Thank Jim M
Greenville, South Carolina
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82 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We thought restaurant week would be a good time to try this restaurant. We went for the 3 course tasting menu with wine. The waiter warned us that this was a tasting menu. How correct he was. This is the first restaurant where I ate everything served and left hungry. The wine flights were very small but worse were served... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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: 732 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601-5009
    (O'Neal St.)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Greenville
  • Phone Number: +1 864-232-7665

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?