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Smoke On The Water

1 Augusta St, Ste 202, Greenville, SC 29601-3584
864-232-9091
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Ranked #27 of 755 restaurants in Greenville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Greenville, South Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Food and service really good however we can safely note that they have out grown this location. Seating was cramped with a long wait

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Greenville, South Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

How this establishment gets good reviews, I have no idea. Yes they have music, yes they have beer and wings, but the quality of the food is terrible and the wait staff is incredibly inexperienced. The food is right out of the "fast food kitchen instruction manual". Microwave and serve. However, the timing is always off with appetizers often served... More

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Sun City West, Arizona
Top Contributor
370 reviews 370 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Great variety on the menu - select one of their many smoked specialty items, or even just a selection of side dishes. Squash casserole was tasty. Popular place with both indoor and outdoor seating. Very reasonably priced.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

I have never had a worse experience at a restaurant to date. I'm not even normally a complainer. But it's been nearly a year later since the visit and this still goes in the record books for worst restaurant. We ordered "smoked" chicken wings as appetizers and our drinks. When he came back with our drink orders he took our... More

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Sterling, Virginia
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 NEW

We had a bit of a wait, which surprised me for a Tuesday night, but decided to wait it out. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We started off with cornbread - nothing extraordinary, but it was good. We had the ribs and a combo plate (ribs & pulled pork). Side dishes were a baked potato pancake (?); squash... More

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Dacula, Georgia
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed two meals here on our last trip to Greenville. Yep, it was crowded, and noisy, but worth it in my opinion. Good food, great service. Easy to walk along the river from many locations and hotels (we were staying at the Hampton Inn). Statue of Shoeless Joe Jackson right outside the restaurant, so check that out if you... More

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South Burlington, Vermont
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168 reviews 168 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We were told a 25 minute wait but were seated in 5. We ate on the enclosed porch in the front of the building and that was nice. They do have outdoor seating. Menu has many selections. In our party of 5 we were all pleased with our food but service was a little sketchy since they had messed up... More

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Highlands, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Having never been to Downtown Greenville, we were given a walking tour by people we have known a good while and are current residents. We stopped at this restaurant (Smoke on the Water) on their recommendations. First of all, it is a very busy place, we were told that a table would be about a 30-45 minute wait, OR we... More

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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Ate on rear patio. Nice view. Ordered chicken salad and it was good. Ate only half the sandwich because I found bones (3) in the portion I ate. Wife and daughter had pulled pork. Enjoyed trying the different sauces offered. Cole slaw was good and squash casserole was excellent. Restaurant did the right thing and comped my meal. I would... More

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Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Bellman recommended this place when we learned that the restaurants in Riverplace had 2-3 hr waits! Smoke was crowded also but only a 15 minute wait for a table led us to EXCELLENT brisket, vegetable sides and perfectly mixed drinks! A short two block walk from the River/Falls.

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