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Simply Southern Bistro

67 W Wesmark Blvd, Sumter, SC 29150-1955
+1 803-469-8502
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
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67 W Wesmark Blvd, Sumter, SC 29150-1955
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped at Shaw AFB, to break up a road trip from Alabama to North Carolina. This restaurant was suggested to us by the Lodge staff. This was our first time in Sumter so we went with the recommendation. Pulling up to the restaurant, we entered...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank billd82018
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent shrimp and grits! Home town feel! Really enjoyed the atmosphere! Fried green tomatoes are awesome as well!!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LisaColin18
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Our going away luncheon went very well. The food selection was phenomenal and they were able to accommodate our group with ease. We will definitely return for more events.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mike L
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Met friends for lunch. We had a delicious lunch. Pimento cheese burger was the best. Really big couldn’t eat the whole thing. Friends love the shrimp and grits, pork chops, she crab soup, and salmon. Clean, get service and nice atmosphere. Really a hidden southern...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LG643
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Great menu of southern favs with a creative twist. Food was expertly prepared( maybe a bit salty for some ) and beautifully presented. All items were tempting. We shared the she crab soup , shrimp and grits , southern pie , fried Mac and cheese...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kaw54realestate
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We were part of a group of 28 who ate here on Wednesday evening. We had ordered in advance, and the servers were very efficient in taking our drink orders and bringing our food. I had the 1/2 order of shrimp and grits. It was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank gardener5082
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

I’ve been waiting a while to try this place and have to say I was a little disappointed. They are only open for lunch during the week and for dinner on Fridays and Saturday. I ordered the fried green tomatoes and they were very bland...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank maximapb
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Tried this on the recommendation of someone. Our experience was not good. The fried okra was hard and cold, and when we returned it for fresh, we realized all they did was reheat the same old fried okra and reserve it instead of giving us...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank DressageEm
jeff d, Manager at Simply Southern Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

We are vary sorry for your experience. Thank you for the review so we can work on this problem that occurred. We hope you give us another chance in the future. Thank you and have a blessed day.

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Cannot go wrong here. Bring plenty of appetite. Good parking, ample seating and awesome service. Try it once, you'll be back.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Randy D
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

First time at Simply Souther Bistro restaurant. I ordered the Blackened Ribeye & Shrimps with regular Mac n’ Cheese and sweet potatoes fries. Let me tell you; this plate hit the spot! And to top it off, for desert I had the hot Pecan Pie...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Herb W
16 March 2017|
Response from Acooper913 | Reviewed this property |
This food truck is co-located with a wine and coffee bar that had a very expansive selection of beer and wine choices.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 W Wesmark Blvd, Sumter, SC 29150-1955
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Sumter
  • Phone Number: +1 803-469-8502
Phone:(803) 469-8502
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