UP on the Roof is known for its location atop the Embassy Suites hotel in downtown Greenville, where patrons can take in the beautiful vistas of the city, the Reedy River and beyond. UP on the Roof also makes a name for itself with carefully prepared, seasonally inspired dishes made with locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. Our quest is to provide locals and Greenville visitors alike a taste of the Upstate combined with some of the best views of the area.
That means our menu is filled with some of the best comfort food in Greenville, from brunch favorites like Shrimp and Grits to dinner options like BBQ Beef Ribs. Read below to learn more about why UP on the Roof is the best place to eat South Carolina-inspired comfort food in the city, and plan to stop by soon to taste these comforting dishes for yourself.
Comfort Food Favorites on Our Dinner Menu
When you come in for dinner with a craving for comfort food, you’ll be pleased to find many options on our dinner menu, from traditional fare to our chef’s take on classic dishes. Some of our top food recommendations include:
Pig N’ Biscuits – This dish combines a bevy of quintessential Southern favorites. Southern-style biscuits are served up with cheerwine braised pork cheeks and warm pimento cheese.
BBQ Beef Ribs – Satisfy your hankering for comfort food with these tender BBQ Beef Ribs served with house pickles and malt vinegar slaw.
Lowcountry Crab Cake – Try our unique take on a Southern classic. These delicious crab cakes are served with creamy mascarpone polenta, remoulade, and fennel slaw.
BBQ Chicken Nachos- This south-of-the-border snack with a Southern twist is meant to share, though you may not want to! Our BBQ Chicken Nachos are topped with warm beer cheese, applewood smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, jalapenos and crème fraiche.
Dinner is served daily from 3 – 10:30 p.m., so plan to join us soon!
Tastes of Comfort on Our Lunch Menu
Whether you have time to linger over lunch or you just need to grab a quick bite and go, you can still get a taste of comfort food with a mid-day meal at UP on the Roof. Some of our top comfort food lunch recommendations include:
Crab Cake Sandwich- Try a Southern favorite sandwich-style. Our Crab Cake Sandwich is served up with lettuce, tomato, onion, bacon, remoulade and house chips.
Chicken Sandwich- There may be some debate as to whether or not the South invented the chicken sandwich, but there’s no denying that ours is pure Southern comfort food. Indulge in a sandwich of slow cooked pulled chicken thigh with vinegar BBQ sauce, served with house chips.
You can grab lunch at UP on the Roof every day from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Brunch Southern-Style at UP on the Roof
A celebrated mash up of breakfast and lunch, brunch is the perfect time to indulge in your comfort food favorites and you won’t be disappointed with the options on our weekend brunch menu, available Saturday and Sunday only from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Breakfast Poutine – While poutine hails from our neighbors to the north (Canada), this version of Breakfast Poutine is enhanced with the flavors of the South. When you order Breakfast Poutine, you’ll enjoy home fries, sausage gravy, fried chicken, bacon and a fried egg.
Shrimp and Grits – There may be no dish ever invented that is more Southern or comforting than Shrimp and Grits. Our version of the dish pairs shrimp with creamy mascarpone polenta, andouille, smoked cheddar cheese and BBQ sauce.
Come UP on the Roof for Greenville’s Best Comfort Food
Next time you’re hit with a craving for comfort food, be sure to make a reservation to come indulge it at UP on the Roof! Reserve your table today.