Dray Bar & Grill

4.3
233 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Dray Bar and Grill is owned by Bob Munnich with the support and efforts of his family. Sons Chef Boz Munnich and Ian Munnich work in the restaurant, Chef Boz as the head chef, Ian as the assistant manager. Wife, Cindy makes desserts for the restaurant daily.

Dray offers Live Local Music every night of the week. On nice evenings we host live piano music on our baby grand inside, as well as a guitarist or duo on the patio.

We categorize our offerings as Innovative Comfort Food - I like to take recipes that everyone can relate to, and make them with the best ingredients, and give them a little twist. Our Chicken Fried Steak is a slice of Certified Angus Beef Ribeye, with a crisp buttermilk coating and rich black pepper chicken gravy - a best seller! While we have wings, we also do Buffalo Cauliflower bites - a vegetarian alternative!

- Chef Bob Munnich

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 233 people are saying
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DonS
Charlotte
5 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience2

We always like the food and location, but the past few visits the music inside has been so loud that you can’t have a conversation at your table. The musicians are excellent but there has to be a way to cut the volume.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience1

Way too loud, could barely hear conversation at our own table.

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vipDavidH
Charleston
5 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience1

By looking at reviews, it appears the owners are NOT reading reviews. The Music is TOO LOUD.
I love the food, but I cannot have dinner conversation. Sorry to say, I’m only giving this place one more chance. Plenty other restaurants in Spartanburg where you can both enjoy the food AND the people you’re having dinner with.

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OPERAITE
San Francisco
15 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

I would have given this review five stars but the piano bar player was just too loud and we had to shout to hear each other. The acoustics in the room make the sound even brighter.

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SonjiaB
Charleston
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Had brunch here. 2nd visit. Service was good. Drinks are weak, especially for $15. Would definitely come back to try for a different meal. The waffles and spicy maple syrup are the best. Eggs are good too.

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Elouise
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience2

Food was very good as was the service. The problem is the atmosphere. Being seated next to the bar, we had to deal with some loud, drunk and obnoxious individuals seated and mingling around the bar. If they hadn’t been cursing and laughing obnoxiously, it would have been understandable. Bartenders/mgt need to mindful of this for the sake of their other paying customers. On top of that, they had a piano player, and the acoustics in the room are horrible. Your conversation gets drowned out, so you have to talk even louder for your dining partner to hear you. All-in-all an okay experience because the food and service was good. In warmer weather, I suggest eating outdoors.

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WWhite
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We really enjoyed our meal. Great atmosphere, and the piano player last night was very enjoyable. Prompt and friendly service also. We will be back!

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BillC
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and atmosphere was perfect for our birthday lunch celebration. Our server was exceptional and went over and above expectations.

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vipmyluvizshoez
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience3

The hostess was amazing!! It ended there. We ordered shrimp & grits without the grilled vegetables. When the waitress brought them, she said “he put the vegetables on anyway.” We had to pick all of the veggies off. The grits were very bland. We also ordered a 2nd order of pimento cheese balls that we never received.

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vipCrawf
Charleston
17 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the Dray burger and Avo Crabwich with homemade chips. Both were delicious, and the live music was nice.

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AlasdairC
Charleston
6 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Menu is not large, but has good choices. The option of inside or outside dining is good. % of us in party all enjoyed our meals - Halibut was excellent.
Server was good although there was a mix up over one item which delayed its arrival. The staff handled it well and one of managers explained situation and was very apologetic , and made everything OK.

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LettyL
Charleston
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was very good! We would most def go back again and refer friends !

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David
Orange County
5 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful atmosphere, attentive service, fabulous food.

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vipDavidH
Charleston
6 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

I made a reservation for 5 outside and there was live music. We really enjoyed our server, and the food was excellent! We liked the music, but it was so loud we could not carry on a conversation. At our request, our server kindly asked the performer if he could turn down the volume a little, but we could not tell if he did. We liked the music, but we were there for dinner and conversation, not a concert. Sorry to say that we were not able to enjoy our evening and each other’s company as much as we would have liked.

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
12 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Lovely evening to sit outside and I’m glad because the piano inside was much too loud. Good food as always but the service was a little slow (as it is most places these days.).

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LouisR
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are from Charlotte and we thoroughly enjoyed the Dray Bar & Grill and will be going back SOON, the recommendation on the desert was spot on ( Bread pudding )

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vipMDHW
Charleston
9 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Piano music, cool decor, great service, good food, great cocktails

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WJMP
Western NC
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Cool space, very nice dining room, live music on the piano was a bit too loud and prevented us for having much dinner conversation. Server, Taya (?) was very helpful and friendly. We really enjoy the sandwiches we get while at Plankowner Brewing which is provided by Dray B&G, so we intentionally ordered nicer meals while visiting Dray B&G so we could get a good gauge of the cuisine. The food was decent. We ordered the stuffed portobello but the pesto sauce tasted like it was "store bought" and not scratch made. Also ordered the boneless pork chop special which was pretty good just a little dry. Our craft cocktails were very good.

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LICritter
Charleston
4 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience4

My wife and I genuinely want to like Dray Bar, but they keep stumbling. Last night they were about 40% full. I understand staffing issues but they clearly have plenty of people out front. They simply can’t execute in the kitchen. Not a big deal they are out of things (calamari appetizer) but it would be better to tell a guest before they looked over the menu and made that choice. After our next choice apps were cleared, it was taking far too long for our entrees when the waitress approached us and explained that they had literally dropped one of our entrees on the floor. She indicated that they would put a rush on the do-over (a grilled chicken sandwich). That second attempt took yet another 45 minutes, so long my wife and I were joking that the chef had obviously quit. The waitress kept apologizing and offered a free dessert, which we declined. A visit from the manager/owner would have been appreciated. This kind of thing has happened about every other time we have decided need here. Not the fault of the waitress but rather a kitchen that simply cannot produce food consistently even when the restaurant isn’t busy.

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TimS
Charleston
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Excellent food and excellent service. It can be a little noisy especially if there's the piano player. Which makes having a conversation difficult. Outside of that we enjoyed ourselves!

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DianneW
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Very good but chicken was a little tough. A little pricey for the amount of food. But overall, very good

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love The Dray. The food is always good. It was anniversary lunch. I thought they may have done something special, but our server said only for birthdays. Server was excellent also. I don’t recall her name, but she is having twins.

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Jayh
Charlotte
6 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and wonderful service….

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Our waiter was fabulous but the food was mediocre at best. The drinks and dessert were the hi light of the entire meal. The guy playing guitar was not great and we wished he took more breaks. Overall it seems the Dray has slipped with their food quality. It was not our best experience, unfortunately.

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TimothyH
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience2

Too expensive for what you get , $22 for a small bone in piece of thigh meat in the Chicken Risotto. $26 for shrimp Alfredo with fancy name. $28 for salmon come on really I can buy 3 lbs of salmon at Costco for that price. It’s normal food at an upscale price with waitresses dressed like they work at Hooters. Great desserts

Dray Bar & Grill
Responded on August 28, 2021

Sorry you didn't enjoy. Our chicken risotto is not thigh meat, but breast, and our Salmon is brought in fresh just about every day. We are committed to serving fresh and when available local ingredients, cooked to order.

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Manwelovefood
Charlotte
18 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Unfortunately, our experience at Dray was not as expected. Service was very slow in the beginning and food not as good as usual. I still recommend this restaurant and will visit again soon. Everyone has an off day...

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JohnG
1 review
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waitress was AWESOME ,little on loud side with piano.Food was great.Still rate a 10

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vipSteveB
Charleston
6 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always a great experience. We have eaten there numerous times
And It always is excellent ‘

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RobertA
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

We waited for about 45 minutes for our food (entrees) to arrive and some of it was lukewarm. It wasn’t exceptional in terms of flavor but it certainly wasn’t bad either. We were underwhelmed overall. While it’s never acceptable for food to be delivered lukewarm, for the price point in this locale I (we) expect more. One note: the server/kitchen did kindly honor our request for a kids burger and this did not go unnoticed. It was not a regular kids menu offering.

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vipSwitiT
Savannah
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Before working late

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EricB
New England
3 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Be here many times and always exceeds expectations. Went there recently for my father-in-law's 96 birthday. We had great service and food was fantastic. Highly recommend The Dray.

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Cityview14
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Nice outdoor table in shade and excellent wait staff

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NenaK
Charleston
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dray Bar is my favorite restaurant in Spartanburg!

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Tater823
Charleston
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place, food and atmosphere. Haven't tried anything we didn't like. Highly recommend ordering of the specials list.

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Anonymous
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dray always exceeds our expectations! Bottomless mimosas, delicious food, and outstanding service from Evie! She was welcoming and sweet, and made our experience even more enjoyable! The Crabcakes Benedict (with lobster hollandaise!!) was absolutely delicious! Steve Nadeau was fantastic on the piano! Thank y'all for a wonderful Brunch! We will definitely be back!!!

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DRay
Charleston
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Music to loud. Play softer music for atmosphere

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BeachDad
Charleston
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Our first time at Dray and we will definitely be back. Great service, nice size portions, and nice selection.

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Luv2Travel
Charleston
6 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Retirement celebration

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service and atmosphere.

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meninblack
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Dray Bar was great! Enjoyed the food and the piano player.

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You can order delivery directly from Dray Bar & Grill using the Order Online button. Dray Bar & Grill also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (864) 310-4177.

Dray Bar & Grill is rated 4.3 stars by 233 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.