Many of Greenville’s best restaurants are small, hole-in-the wall places that are easy to miss if no one points them out to you! We’ve selected six of the best restaurants around town that everyone should know about.
Sup Dogs is a casual, dogs-and-burgers joint. It’ll give your backyard cookout a run for its money! The selection is unbeatable with over 20 all-beef hot dogs and 14 specialty hand-packed burgers to choose from. You can take your pick served up with sides like bacon cheese fries or jalapeno popper tots. It’s a great place to take the family, and there’s also a full bar for adults serving draft beer and cocktails. In April, it’s the site for ECU’s annual Doggie Jams festival with live music, games, and delicious burgers and dogs from Sup Dogs.
Location: 213 E. Fifth St., Greenville, NC 27858
Winslow’s serves the largest selection of fine bourbons and whiskeys in the Greenville area. They also offer 46 American craft beers, microbrews, and seasonal selections, and 22 wines by the glass. The food menu consists of appetizers, salads, wings, burgers, sandwiches, and desserts. The whimsical and lively atmosphere makes it a popular choice for dinner parties and events.
Location: 120 W. Fifth St,, Greenville, NC 27858
Crossbones Tavern is a family-owned restaurant that serves traditional Southern favorites with a contemporary twist. Some favorites to order include the shrimp and grits plate and the Burgatory hamburger. The venue includes indoor and outdoor seating, and a stage where live musical performances frequently take place. They host weekly open mic nights and trivia nights. It’s a great place to dine and have fun, too.
Location: 114 E. Fifth St., Greenville, NC 27858
Basil’s is a quirky local restaurant serving Italian and Greek cuisine. Their dishes are made from scratch with fresh ingredients from their garden and the local Village Creek Farm. Their signature dips make a great appetizer to share with friends or family, and the entrees are completely satisfying.
Location: 167 E. Fire Tower Road, Greenville, NC 27858
The Rickhouse is a sophisticated restaurant and bar. They prepare craft dishes that impress the taste buds. Their dishes are beautifully plated and visually impressive, as well. A few standout items on the menu are the duck wings, blackened chicken bruschetta, and the bourbon pecan salmon. At the bar, you’ll find over 40 bourbon options and a large selection of beers and spirits.
Location: 710 Red Banks Road, Greenville, NC 27858
B’s Barbecue is a true hole-in-the-wall find where the food will surprise you. This little spot is so popular, patrons will park their cars a mile down the road and walk when the parking lot overflows to get some barbecue. Food can be ordered from the outside window or at the inside counter. There’s minimal seating, but it’s a great place for to-go orders. The menu includes wood-smoked chicken, pork, and classic sides. After you’ve had B’s Barbecue once, you’re sure to come back for more.
Location: 751 Bs Barbecue Road, Greenville, NC 27858
Those are our six picks for the best places to eat in Greenville. We hope you’ll try them out and that one becomes your own personal favorite local restaurant!