It’s well known Greenville, especially downtown area, is a favorite dining destination in the Upstate. Greenville is buzzing with everything from casual hot spots to upscale modern dining. With so many dining options to choose from it’s hard to decide where to go. Nevertheless, its unique variety of dining experiences make Greenville an undisputed food city – or foodie paradise as called by Southern Living, a popular magazine, in its recent online article. The article cited “5 reasons Greenville, SC is a Foodie Paradise.”
The article has mentioned a lot of our local favorites. If you are a visitor and a food lover, plan at least a 3-day visit to sample some, if not all, the best this city has to offer. A day is not just enough to feast on all food varieties. Greenville has more than 120 locally owned restaurants in downtown area, with cuisine for every taste and price range – from fancy to fast food and every delectable morsel in between.
Where to eat in Greenville, SC?
Greenville, SC is one of those food cities you can be compared to an exquisite dish that would make you come back for more—not just for the classics but for all sorts of delicious categories, from fast food to fine dining.
In addition to the long list of restaurants cited in the article, we’d love to add more. Here’s a handy guide to the best food experiences in Greenville.
Fall is the favorite season for all local food lovers as we celebrate sumptuous and indulgent food festivals set in fall every year.
Euphoria is happening in the fourth week of September this year (22nd – 25th). You’d best be hungry when you join this event as it offers exclusive food and wine tasting and more. The food festival has drawn over 6,000 guests from 30 states and several countries last year. This year will be another blast.
Fluor Field will serve as the venue for the four-day event, hosting the Saturday and Sunday tasting events, chef demos, classes and Traffic Jam. Tickets for the 11th Euphoria Festival is now available. For more information, visit www.euphoriagreenville.com
Fall for Greenville happening this October (14th to 16th) is another great event for food lovers because the festival features 40 local restaurants, over 250 menu items, and free live music on six stages. The weekend food festival also features regional and local chefs showcasing their culinary talents, sample the best craft brews from around the region at the festival’s Carolina Ale House Beer Garden, culinary competitions, and rides and fun activities for kids on E. Broad Street. More information available at www.fallforgreenville.net