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About The Lazy Goat

The Lazy Goat is a Mediterranean-themed restaurant with a menu featuring global influences from Spain, Morocco, Italy, France, Greece, Africa and the Middle East in a relaxed atmosphere where taking the time to "linger and share" is encouraged.

The diverse menu was created to accommodate a variety of diner preferences with meat & cheese plates, small plates to “graze and nibble,” and main dishes.

Guests are invited to take their time while "trying a little bit of this and a little bit of that" or a "whole lot of whatever they like."

170 River Place
Greenville, SC 29601
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Wednesday - 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Thursday –5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Saturday – 11:00am – 10:00pm
Sunday – 11:00am – 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Camperdown St

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(864) 679-5299

Website:
http://www.thelazygoat.com/

Entertainment:

Catering:
The Lazy Goat is part of the Table 301 restaurant group and offers off-site catering through Table 301 Catering and Events. Table 301 chefs work with each client to create the unique event they wish to offer their guests. With our "mobile kitchen", Table 301 can cater for two or 1,000. And the service doesn"t end with the food. Table 301 has an entire network of vendors, for everything from floral arrangements to flatware, chairs and tents. Table 301 is the best choice for wedding receptions, cocktail parties, luncheons, meetings, in home dinners and fundraising events.

Parking Details:
Street parking and a City Parking Garage is located right beneath the restaurant.

Executive Chef:
Craig Kuhns

Private Party Facilities:
The Lazy Goat is available during the day for breakfast, lunch, and meetings. In the evenings The Lazy Goat is wonderful for dinner and seminars. On the weekends we are available for rehearsal dinners and wedding receptions.

Private Party Contact:
Lauren Martin lmartin@table301.com: (844) 267-5511

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Call The Lazy Goat today to see what's new! 864.679.5299 or you can reach our Special Events Manager, Crystal Deckert at crystal@table301.com

The Lazy Goat Ratings and Reviews

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4
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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.5

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (55)
Waterfront (46)
Good for a Date (44)
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Fit for Foodies (39)
Special Occasion (38)
Creative Cuisine (36)
Tapas (36)
Romantic (29)
Casual (27)
Pre/post Theatre (27)
Good for Anniversaries (26)
Authentic (23)
Notable Wine List (21)
Great for Outdoor Dining (20)
Fun (19)
Neighborhood Gem (19)
Good for Birthdays (18)
Good for Groups (18)
Tasting Menu (17)
People Watching (16)
Handcrafted Cocktails (15)
Cozy (14)
Healthy (13)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Worth the Drive (13)
Business Meals (12)
Hot Spot (10)
Local Ingredients (9)
Sunday Lunch (9)
Good Vegetarian Options (9)
Bar Seating (7)
Great for Lunch (7)
Seasonal (7)
Comfort Food (6)
Great for Brunch (5)
Happy Hour (5)
Organic (4)
Late-night Find (3)
Spicy (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Great Beer (1)
Vegan (1)
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vip
 (Charlotte)·Dined a day ago

We've never had BAD food at Lazy Goat. The food is always good. We don't go often. It's loud, and service is never great--just mediocre. It's usually long enough between visits to forget about the noise and lack of service. The food is what draws us to our,biannual meal at Lazy Goat.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 2 days ago

We had a very nice meal with lovely views and great wait staff

Tags: Scenic View, Handcrafted Cocktails, Tasting Menu, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Tapas
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 (Charleston)·Dined 5 days ago

This was my 3rd time at the Lazy Goat. A bit disappointed with the food and service this time. The service was slow for the basics; drinks, refills, and to place the order. The Brussels Sprouts were a bit over seasoned and the grits were cold. Overall good food, but not as good as in the past.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Charleston)·Dined 5 days ago

Usually we love this place. But their restaurants week menu was not that great😔

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 (Charleston)·Dined 6 days ago

We decided to order from the special menu for Restaurant Week. It was a good decision because the food was tasty and the portions were very generous.

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·Dined 7 days ago

Lovely meal!! Best hummus I've ever had! Waitress was very knowledgeable about the allergen contents of the different items I asked about

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·Dined on January 13, 2018

It was our first time in this restaurant and we will definitely go back. Food was very good and service was excellent. Good wine list that can be ordered by the glass. Important to make reservations.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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 (Charleston)·Dined on January 5, 2018

What can I say, yet another great evening at the Lazy Goat; the food, the service was excellent. Great birthday celebration.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 1, 2018

This was the opposite of our first experience. If you go please request seating on the floor below the entrance. The ambience far exceeds the main floor. The main floor feels like an abandoned office building. No one came to the table for 15 minutes until finally the manager came over and took our order. The spicy hummus appetizer came quickly but was fairly bland. Not as good as the first time we had it. The entree came 20 minutes later and the Mediterranean chicken was so dry my wife could not eat it. At least they did comp that entree. The paella was mushy as the rice was over done. Very disappointing.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Charleston)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Best steak I've ever had.

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

My husband and I came here for our anniversary on New Years Eve. We were seated right away at a beautiful table near the window overlooking the river! Our waitress was amazing and right on top of our needs. Food was amazing! Love the meat and cheese platters that they can custom make to your liking! To top it all off at the end we had the Honey Rosemary cheesecake; OMG so delicious! We will definitely be back for our anniversary again. Thank you Lazy Goat for a wonderful romantic evening!

Tags: Casual, Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch, Tasting Menu, Scenic View, Romantic, Cozy, Authentic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Waterfront
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We selected the Lazy Goat out of sheer laziness (it was next door to our hotel) and were not disappointed. Great food and server. Wished we lived in Greenville so we could go back soon.

Tags: Special Occasion, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront, Tapas, Fit for Foodies
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 31, 2017

The special rib eye steak was excellent and service was great

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Tapas, Creative Cuisine, Casual
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 31, 2017

My wife and I really enjoy the Table 301 restaurants and dine with them often. We went to Lazy Goat on New Year's Eve for an early dinner. I used Open Table and I got the feeling that the restaurant was going to be busy given the limited selections I had. On the contrary, the restaurant was almost empty. Our menu was limited to the lunch selections of various sandwiches rather than the full menu. It was our fault for not asking beforehand because we were looking forward to the small plates for dinner. My feedback is the lunch menu is fairly expensive for the selections. I spent as much on lunch as I have for dinner and I had a broader menu and purchased more food. I will certainly return to the Lazy Goat and the other Table 301 restaurants but I will not go back to Lazy Goat for the lunch menu as it stands.

Tags: Waterfront, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Tapas
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 30, 2017

This restaurant is a consistent favorite for me here in Greenville. There are seasonal changes on the menu which make every visit a new experience. Our service was great!

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Local Ingredients, Scenic View
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Lunch was excellent. View over the river is lovely. Only downside was asking for hot tea and being told that the only selection was chamomile. No apology or real interest.

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vip
 (Western NC)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Great food and excellent service! It was a little loud (too much noise spill from bar above maybe?) and the food took awkwardly long to come out (but was excellent).

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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Always a great experience, with something new to try. Enjoyed a nice bottle of red wine along with the Falafel Salad, Brussel Sprouts, Mussels, and a new pizza choice which was hot spicy with lamb, olives raisins and other items. Very delicious.

Tags: Special Occasion, Waterfront, Cozy, Vegan, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun, Local Ingredients, Good Vegetarian Options, Worth the Drive, Scenic View
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·Dined on December 28, 2017

A must go to restaurant for interesting food, a great view and superb service. You must try the Brussel sprouts!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Romantic, Tapas, Healthy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Cozy, Authentic
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Another wonderful evening at the Lazy Goat. Great food and service. And for the first time in quite a while they had two desserts without nuts!!!! Heaven! Loved the flourless chocolate cake! An excellent way to spend our 29th anniversary.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 27, 2017

The Lazy Goat is our new favorite in downtown Greenville. Delicious food (four different entrees at our table, and all were wonderful), great service, pretty view of the river and the Peace Center, and nice options for wine by the glass as well as by the bottle. The French presse coffee was delicious. We'll be back.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Fun, Scenic View
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Lazy Goat served as a get together for friends. We enjoyed appetizers, entrees, and a couple desserts. The waiter was efficient, thorough, and knowledgeable. We tried the fried goat cheese and the Moroccan Lamb as appetizers. Of the two, the lamb was my favorite. Many entrees were tried but the steak and the tenderloin seemed to be the favorites of the table. Everything was cooked to order and the presentation was spot on. I'd recommend this restaurant to anyone that was looking for something a little out of the ordinary but wants a quality meal. Lazy Goat fits the bill and we will be back.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Organic, Healthy, Good for a Date, Gluten Free Options, Authentic
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·Dined on December 26, 2017

The menu contained choices that accommodated my preference for meat dishes as well as my friend's desire for vegetarian. We both had the baby lettuces, but we could have shared one. She ordered a tomato mozzarello pizza and I ordered the pork tenderloin. We shared an apple cake for dessert. The food was very good and the service was attentive. The wine list was extensive and the prices were reasonable.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Organic
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Great food for a reasonable price!

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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Great food and service as always.
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Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Waterfront
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·Dined on December 22, 2017

Location and ambiance was very nice. Service was good. There was a large party on the upper floor so the food may have suffered. Side dishes were well flavored. NY strip had so many tendons in it, I could only eat 1/2 of it. Not 100% sure if the grouper was actually grouper.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 17, 2017

We have been going to Lazy Goat since they opened. Food quality remains vry good. They were having service issues this particular night.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 17, 2017

The Lazy Goat is one of my favorite restaurants in Greenville. It has a romantic ambiance, and the food is very good.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Tapas, Authentic
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 14, 2017

Incredibly good service.
The table before us was slow to leave (we were party of 7) and the hostess arranged for free drinks. When it became apparent that the wait was to exceed 20 minutes, they provided free appetizers.
Staff is outstanding and so is the food.
Not the first time I have been there when they have gone out of the way to provide a wonderful experience.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Exceptional. Also did a stellar job hosting our Winthrop University event.

Tags: Casual, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Tapas, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 13, 2017

We went at 9 right when they were closing. Manager assured us when we came there would be no issues with ordering and the kitchen would remain open. They also gave us our first round of drinks on the house since it was our first time. Our server was great. He was very personable and attentive, and we both had a great time with him. We even stayed well past closing because he kept assuring we were fine and even engaging in constant conversation. Overall, it was a great experience and we will definitely be back.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 13, 2017

They handled the delay of our reservation proactively & the server was kind & attentive. I liked most of our items off the tapa menu. The fried goat cheese had an intresting flavor & taste; the truffle fries were great & shrimp was ok.

Tags: Happy Hour, Casual, Tapas
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 12, 2017

The food is always great at the Lazy Goat. The service outstanding as well. They have a comprehensive wine list and a lot of interesting options on the menu. I always enjoy the housemade pickles to go with a cheese plate to start. This time, we split the special- salmon with parmesan risotto - and of course, the Brussels sprouts.

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vip
 (Charlotte)·Dined on December 12, 2017

Always amazing! Can’t go to Greenville without going to the lazy Goat!

We had a group of 8 before the concert and a birthday celebration- our waitress was SUPER attentive- / she helped with a great wine selection!!

Wish lived closer!!

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Romantic, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Waterfront, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Healthy, Cozy, Great Beer, Good for Groups, People Watching, Worth the Drive
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 12, 2017

The food came out cold but service was good. We normally enjoy this restaurant and feel sure it was a one time thing.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 11, 2017

We always enjoy the Lazy Goat. The food and the service are excellent. It’s a great location for any downtown activities, especially a show at the Peace Center.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on December 10, 2017

Cheesecake was spectacular end to a wonderful lunch!

Really nice Sunday!

Thanks,

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Sunday Lunch, Waterfront
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Unfortunately Lazy Goat seems inconsistent. I have dined there several times and each time I come away with a different opinion. This time I left disappointed in our ability to have a conversation because of the noise level. I understand it was a busy holiday night and my request for a side table could not be honored. But seated in the middle of the room at Lazy Goat is an impossibility for a hearing impaired customer. And thats where I ended up. A conversation with my friend who was visiting me for the first time in 4vyears from VT was more than challenging

The service offered by our server was alright. But she did assume we understood the Lazy Goat dining rxperience. I had to explain it to my friend visiting from VT. And unfortunately the food was off. The lamb, which I went for, was disappointing. It was a bit dry and the yogurt topping portion was ridiculously small. I assumed chiabatta would be served with it. But no. It was good that I ordered that beforehand. My husband’s pizza was the best part of the evening. It was a winner.

My conclusion is: Lazy Goat has a difficult time handling a large crowd evening. And second don’t expect your special request to be honored. If you are hearing challenged go elsewhere. This restaurant is just too noisy to ensure enjoyment of dining.

However, I had previously reviewed this restaurant where our whole family enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner saying the noise level added to the festivities. It was fine sitting by the wall and with 2 rather noisy children present at our table we were not concerned we would disturb others. So it could work out well for you depending on your circumstances and luck with tabke seating. In the warmer months outdoor seating could solve this.

But in the future I probably will elect to go elsewhere just to eliminate the inconsistency found here.

Tags: Fun
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 9, 2017

I ordered a steak dish and it was one of the best meals I've had in a long time. I'm also a celiac and the server was very helpful. She too was a celiac (in addition to many other restrictions) and she had a lot of help to give. There's not a ton available on the menu that is GF, but what I did order was wonderful, and I was able to adjust it to meet my specific needs.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Gluten Free Options
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·Dined on December 9, 2017

Awesome restaurant. We visit Greenville once or twice a year and eat at The Lazy Goat every time! Fantastic food and beautiful view of the river.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Tapas, Hot Spot, Seasonal, Organic, Good for Groups, Scenic View
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