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Stax's Original

1704 Poinsett Hwy, Greenville, SC 29609-2952
+1 864-232-2133
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner
1704 Poinsett Hwy, Greenville, SC 29609-2952
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great fries. Wonderful staff. Had chicken and traditional gyro. Both excellent. Not my favorite Mac and cheese but my boys loved every bite. Not fancy not always very very good.

Thank Bug911
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here about 11:30am on a Sunday morning. We got a table after about 5 minutes, but the lines were building. This is a traditional Southern meat and vegetables restaurant. The food was good and came out in a reasonable time considering the crowd.

Thank TarHeelBorn1
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

This place is like stepping back in time when you walk thru the door. Booths line the walls, old pictures of past patrons are hung up, and the menu has familiar items as well as things like Eggs Benedict and other specialties. The service was...More

Thank KimberlyR734
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Lot's of good natured locals eat here. Traditional fare. Reasonable prices. Great, hot coffee. Served with chilled water. Pancakes, eggs, bacon, grits. This Yankee couple ate well.

Thank Larry1778
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We ended up here by accident today. It was a happy accident! Good prices, good food. Only about 6 meats on the menu but each of our family of five found something to enjoy. Good old fashioned Southern good.

Thank CharlotteHills5
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is always a low price lunch favorite when I am in Greenville. Inside it has the feel of a diner with seating at counter stools in addition to the table seating area. The menu always has a lot of choices for an entree, and...More

Thank bharrier
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We come to Stax Original frequently. Most often for breakfast but occasionally for lunch or dinner. This is an original diner that has been in Greenville for many years. It is owned by a Greek family but isn't a Greek restaurant. The food here is...More

Thank mjswansona
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Busy place. Tried to seat people as quickly as possible. Looked like a lot of satisfied customers. Food was pretty tasty. Dry down to earth.

Thank DrBuckwheat
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Seems to be a goldmine. Went at lunch and it was hopping. Staff was very friendly and food was good. Average pricing.

Thank mayorofmoore
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We got there 30 minutes before closing. When I asked about the history of the place, our waitress brought the owner over who sat down and told us all about the place which has been there since 1954. It was full of locals and the...More

Thank Sharon S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1704 Poinsett Hwy, Greenville, SC 29609-2952
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Greenville
  • Phone Number: +1 864-232-2133
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