Top 10 Greenville Restaurants You Must Try

May, 14th, 2024 | By GVLtasty

Greenville, SC, boasts a vibrant culinary scene with a plethora of dining options to satisfy any palate. Whether you're a local or a visitor, these top 10 restaurants are must-tries, offering everything from authentic international cuisine to innovative American dishes. Read on to discover where to find the best bites in Greenville.

1. Comal 864

Comal 864 is Rio Grande Valley-inspired food serving Greenville, SC. Texas-native Dayna Lee's quest to bring South Texas flair to Upstate palates has resulted in a menu full of delicious options. Make sure to try the Birria Quesitacos. Really amazing food, great service, and some tasty beers to wash it all down!

2. Clayton's Deli

Located in the historic Overbrook Neighborhood, Clayton's Deli offers sandwiches inspired by delicatessens and sandwich shops from various cultures. They pride themselves on their house-made pastrami, brined for seven days before being cooked. Don't miss out on the pound cake cupcakes from The Pound Cake Man.
Easily the best Cuban sandwich and fried okra we've had in Greenville!

3. Pizza Parcheggio

Pizza Parcheggio offers classic, thin-crust pies served well-done. With a limited amount of pies per day on a first-come, first-served basis, this underground pizza spot is a hidden gem in Greenville. Absolutely the best pizza we've had in Greenville, with a perfect balance of crunchy and soft crust.

4. Asia Pacific Greenville

Asia Pacific is the largest Asian market in Greenville, SC, offering a wide variety of Asian groceries and the most authentic Asian foods prepared in their restaurant. For the best authentic Chinese food experience in Greenville, don't look further than this spot.

5. Patterson Kitchen and Bar

Patterson Kitchen and Bar is a contemporary American restaurant with Southern and International influences. Located by a meticulously manicured courtyard, it offers bright, clean, and approachable menus complemented by warm hospitality and a vibrant setting. Let head chef Tanner Marino take care of you, you won't be sorry! Such great food, drinks, and atmosphere.

6. Camp Modern American Eatery

CAMP is a Modern American Eatery in the heart of Downtown Greenville, offering classic dishes with reimagined, globally-influenced flavors. Along with the food, the mixed drinks are phenomenal, a true highlight of the dining experience.

7. The Jones Oyster Company

The Jones Oyster Co. specializes in oysters, offering both classic recipes and innovative techniques. Their seafood-focused menu includes Lobster Rolls, Peel n’ Eat Shrimp, Fried Oyster Po’Boys, and more. Impressed by the incredibly fresh and customizable oyster selection, truly top-notch!

8. Woodside Bistro

Located in the Village of West Greenville at the historic Lofts at Woodside Mill, Woodside Bistro offers salads, sandwiches, and elevated casual dinner service, including vegan and vegetarian options. Thrilled by the fresh and flavorful salads, perfectly paired with top-notch cocktails at the bar.

9. Pangaea Brewing Company

Pangaea Brewing Company was built from the love of bringing people together. They offer a full kitchen, craft sodas, kombucha, and wine in the new Unity Park. Fantastic pizza, great rotating beer selection, and a cool atmosphere with indoor and outdoor seating.

10. Sum Bar

Sum Bar offers authentic Chinese food in downtown Greenville. It has a fantastic atmosphere and amazing food and drinks. One of our favorite spots in Greenville!


These ten restaurants are just a glimpse into Greenville's dynamic food scene. Each offers a unique dining experience that showcases the diversity and quality of the city's culinary offerings. Whether you're in the mood for authentic international cuisine or innovative American dishes, these spots are sure to leave a lasting impression. Check out their listings below!

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