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Farm-to-Table Restaurants in Greenville

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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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roost restaurant in greenville
Roost in Greenville, SC uses the freshest, local ingredients.

With an abundance of farms all across the Upstate of South Carolina, it's no surprise that Greenville has an impressive selection of farm-to-table restaurants. Here are some great options, whether you're looking for a casual lunch or a fancy night out.


What it's known for: Roost uses the freshest, local ingredients to craft dishes that highlight all the best things about South Carolina cuisine, whether you're celebrating over dinner or just grabbing a quick lunch. If you come for brunch, make sure you order a blood orange mimosa - or two.

Style: Southern, casual farm-to-table, breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner

Address: 220 N. Main St., Greenville

Phone: 864.298.2424


Swamp Rabbit Café and Grocery

What it's known for: Just about everything you find at Swamp Rabbit Café and Grocery, whether it's the pecans in your peach scone or the milk in your sustainable coffee, is found within a 150-mile radius. But it is most famous for the crunchy, yeasty, salty loaves of stecca bread they bake up daily. Stop by to refuel after a bike ride on the Swamp Rabbit Trail or a walk around downtown Greenville. And don't forget to grab a loaf of stecca!

Style: Southern, casual, family-friendly, bakery, coffee, grocery

Address: 205 Cedar Lane Road, Greenville

Phone: 864.255.3385


Fork & Plough

Farm-to-table vegetable and meat dishes from Fork and Plough
Fork and Plough sources veggies and more from the owners' Greenbrier Farms.

What it's known for: This restaurant-grocery store-butcher shop was founded by a chef and two farmers, so you know local ingredeints figure big here. The seasonal menu is brimming with dishes that are heavy with local flavor. Soups, salads, sandwiches and plates offer a casual, but memorable dining experience - no pretentiousness but plenty of freshness and flare. 

Style: Farm-to-table, lunch, dinner, beer, wine, cocktails

Address: 1629 E. North St., Greenville

Phone: 864.609.4249


Farm Fresh Fast

What it's known for: This is a dream come true - a fast food concept offering nutritious, delicious, farm-to-table fare. Local farms form the crux of the operation that is driven by a mission to close the divide between producer and consumer. Grass-fed beef, hormone-free poultry, locally sourced eggs, vegetables, cheeses - most all are sourced within miles of the restaurant. From burgers to stir fries, it's all good and good for you. 

Style: Fast and fresh, farm-to-table, lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday

Address: 1629 E. North St., Greenville

Phone: 864.609.4249


Restaurant 17

Greenville Restaurant 17
Restaurant 17 is a farm-to-table mecca in Greenville.

What it's known for: The chefs at Restaurant 17 strive to create dishes you can't get anywhere else from ingredients you can find in your own backyard. Their menu changes daily depending on whatever seasonal fare arrives in their kitchen in the morning. While the food is spectacular, the environment is cozy and relaxed, perfect for any dinner occasion.

Style: Farm-to-table, dinner, modern

Address: 10 Road of Vines, Travelers Rest

Phone: 864.516.1254


Topsoil Kitchen & Market

What it's known for: Formerly executive chef at Restaurant 17, Chef Adam Cooke, opened this eatery in nearby Travelers Rest and quickly gained national attention for his innovative dishes featuring produce from his own farm and other local food producers. Whatever you order from the menu, start your meal with a basket of freshly baked bread and take a loaf home from the onsite market. 

Style: Farm-to-table, dinner, Thursday through Sunday; Sunday brunch

Address: 13 S. Main St., Travelers Rest

Phone: 864.610.2281


The Anchorage

What it's known for: This casual neighborhood restaurant in the trendy Village of West Greenville offers thoughtfully prepared small plates, craft cocktails, beer and sustainable wine. A 2018 James Beard Foundation semi-finalist for Best New Restaurant, The Anchorage showcases simple ingredients sourced both locally and from around the region. 

Style: Farm-to-table, dinner, beer, wine, cocktails

Address: 586 Perry Ave., Greenville

Phone: 864.219.3082

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.