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Cocktail Hour in Greenville

Devyn Whitmire Devyn Whitmire
Devyn spends her days creating content to build an online community of travelers. She is a firm believer there’s always something new to Discover in the Palmetto State.
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Greenville Trappe Door
The Trappe Door mixes amazing food with amazing cocktails.

Just as the city of Greenville has grown tremendously during the past decade, so have its options for cocktail hour. Whether you want a rowdy spot to meet friends after work and watch the game, a nice glass of wine over dinner or a weekend spot to relax with a signature cocktail - Greenville's got everything and more.

The Trappe Door

What it's known for: If you visit The Trappe Door, prepare to be impressed. Not just with their beautifully crafted lunch and dinner plates, but with the large selection of beer you'll have available to you. If you're a fan of Belgian brews, this might just become your new favorite spot.

Style: Bar, lunch, dinner

Address: 23 W. Washington St., Greenville

Phone: 864.451.7490



What it's known for: A Greenville staple, Soby's exceeds expectations by showcasing all of your favorite things - Southern and Lowcountry Dishes, farm fresh ingredients and a stunning wine menu that's received the Best of Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator magazine since 2003. Order a glass and sit out on the patio savoring the view of Main Street.

Style: Southern, Farm-to-Table, Lowcountry, Wine Cellar

Phone: 864.232.7007

Address: 207 S. Main St.



What it's known for: Located on the eigth floor of the AC Hotel overlooking Main Street, this intoxicating garden rooftop restaurant and bar offers stellar cocktails and foods to go along with great views of downtown Greenville. Dishes like crispy skin salmon and steak esquite are beautifully complemented by an array of drinks like Risk it for Hibiscus and Classy with a Side of Cosmo.

Style: Dinner, libations 

Address: 315 S. Main St., Greenville

Phone: 864.549.0000


The Press Room

What it's known for: Honoring Greenville's history with cherished relics from The Greenville News, this modern speakeasy located inside the AC Hotel offers an intimate cocktail bar experience with a twist. The menu features ever-changing small plates and desserts along with inventive drinks inspired by the newspaper, which stood on the hotel site for more than 75 years.

Style: Dinner, cocktails 

Address: 315 S. Main St., Greenville


Greenville Bacon Bro
Bacon Bro serves up great food and drinks.

Bacon Bros.

What it's known for: Well, bacon. Made on the premises. But to elevate the experience, they have a good selection of craft beers on tap, specialty cocktails and a reserve wine collection, so you've got plenty to pair with your meal, or just to enjoy at cocktail hour.

Style: Southern, farm-to-table, lunch, dinner, craft beer

Address: 3620 Pelham Road, Greenville

Phone: 864.297.6000


Ink N Ivy

What it's known for: Ink N Ivy is a restaurant for any occasion, but when it comes to cocktails, you won't want to miss its brunch selection. Whether you love Bloody Marys or are more a mimosa person, they've got you covered in several ways. They also have fun dessert cocktails like a Butterscotch White Russian - yes please!

Style: Casual, brunch, lunch, dinner, eclectic

Address: 21 E. Coffee St., Greenville

Phone: 864.438.4698


Nose Dive

What it's known for: Nose Dive features an elevated pub-style menu with Southern favorites like Chicken and Waffles, and a Sunday Brunch Grits Bar. But, their favorite menu items are the craft beer and cocktails, and a great wine selection. If you do come for brunch, don't leave without trying one of their classic Bloody Marys.

Style: Gastropub, lunch, dinner

Address: 116 S. Main St., Greenville

Phone Number: 864.373.7300



What it's known for: When owners Stephen Phillips and Nick McSherry opened this West End establishment in a former dental office, they were going for the laid-back vibe of a dive bar with the classy elements of a cocktail bar. Whether you're looking for cheap beer or a fancy beverage, you'll find it in this tucked-away, dimly lit, retro watering hole. 

Style: Cocktails

Address: 9 Anderson St., Greenville

Phone Number: 864.412.8140

Devyn Whitmire
Devyn spends her days creating content to build an online community of travelers. She is a firm believer there’s always something new to Discover in the Palmetto State.