One of Greenville's best kept secrets, creative farm to table menu and alchemically blended mixed drinks with locally distilled spirits and creative mixers (like Buchi!) Check this place out for some incredible Buchi mixed drinks!
Review from Yelp.com:
Molecular gastronomy in Greenville SC. Yep you heard me correct. I have been here several times and found it to be an awesome time.
I have eaten at Alenia (#1 restaurant in the US) in Chicago on 2 occasions at around $300 person. The Owl is doing this type of food for as little as $7 a dish.
Last night some friends and I had the 6 course tasting at $45 a person and we left full and happy. While there you can relax and chat openly. I think a "high five" or two was passed across the table a few times. (At Alenia you are pretty much required to be very very quiet)
Will you love each dish they bring you? I doubt it, but the point is you are trying something new and it will be prepared well. You will see how taste and appearance come together for a new experience.
THE CHEF PLATES EVERY DISH. Because of this service can back up some so don't come in there if you are in a rush. They have lots of beer on the menu along with some wine but the bar has some really unusual and complex cocktails that are worth a try. FYI the Mixoligist (Bartender) can get backed up so be prepared if they are busy.
The crowd will have everyone from 20 year olds with strange colored hair to 60+ year old people looking for something different to. (One of the owners has blue streaks in her hair and is cute as a button.) The dress code is also as eclectic. People will be wearing shots, jeans and really nice suits. Everyone is welcome just come in with a open mind and some time to relax.
This is my longest review ever on yelp but I am really passionate about letting people know about places and experiences that they have never had. When you leave this place I think you will have had "bucket list" experience.
Leave the attitude and stress for another place come to The Owl for something different and unusual.
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