Barley's Taproom and Pizzeria is appropriately named for the things they do best: beer and pizza. But this is better than just beer and pizza. Barley's offers an enormous variety of specialty beers on tap and by the bottle, and their pizza is...  Read More

Smoke on the Water

Most times, folks think of barbecue in conjunction with small, no-frills eateries. Smoke on the Water quickly dispels that perception. The upscale restaurant is as serious about ambience as it is about barbecue. Quietly elegant, it's a great...  Read More

Fitzpatrick's Irish Pub

In the great tradition of Irish public houses, Fitzpatrick's offers not just a bar but a place for folks to hang out, enjoy a Guinness with friends, and find some good-natured camaraderie. From time to time, you'll catch live bands or a round of...  Read More

North Main
The Bohemian

Run by a husband-and-wife team, this funky cafe is a deeply personal enterprise, energized by music, travel, and the occasional off-beat impulse. As a result, the menu is a treasure trove of worldly things. While lunch brings gourmet salads and...  Read More

Connolly's Irish Pub

Be prepared for a throng of locals if you're headed here on a weekend night. With two levels, dart boards, booths and plenty of wide open space, this is a good spot to mix and mingle. Guinness flows freely, and a number of domestic beers are on...  Read More

This dimly lit, wood-paneled establishment welcomes a dedicated local crowd. The large, central bar is a hub of conversation and conviviality, especially when there's a big game on the overhead screens. Happy hours and freshly shucked oysters...  Read More

Chicora (accent on the second syllable) is the success story of two Greenville brothers, Ben and Adam Dixon. Their restaurant and bar has gained lots of attention since its opening, and dining and drinking coexist happily in the second-floor...  Read More

North Pleasantburg
Blind Horse Saloon
Photo courtesy of niseag03

Don your cowboy boots and come strut your stuff at this country line dancing venue. Bullhorns and other Western décor adorn the interior, which features a saloon-style bar, large dance floor, table seating and billiards. Be sure to commemorate...  Read More

Holland-born Addy (pronounced "oddy") created America's first authentic Dutch café right here in Greenville. The dim, rustic interior draws downtown professionals and groups of friends who go to hear live jazz music on Tuesday and Friday...  Read More

North Pleasantburg
Photo courtesy of Libby McMillan

Busting at the seams on weekends, this club features bands that range from rock to hip-hop to bluegrass. When there's not a show, video games, foosball, air hockey and pool provide the entertainment. Lest you neglect the basics, appetizers,...  Read More