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Larkin's On The River

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Wine Bar, American, Steakhouse, Grill
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318 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601 (Broad & Main)
+1 864-467-9777
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10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Scenic view
Description: Larkin's on the River is an award-winning restaurant serving premium cut...
Larkin's on the River is an award-winning restaurant serving premium cut steaks, fresh seafood, and fine wines. Every menu item is created with the freshest ingredients and served with a creative flair. Larkin's on the River at the Peace Center for the performing arts, is situated in the heart of downtown Greenville, along the banks of the Reedy River, in the old Gower Coach Factory. This is the only building remaining of the original eleven dating back to Civil War. With beautiful preserved exposed brick walls and open ceilings, the history of the building serves as the perfect backdrop to the modern and hip atmosphere Larkin's on the River offers. Serving Lunch Monday - Saturday 11:30 - 2pm Brunch on Sunday 11 - 2pm Dinner Monday - Saturday 5 - 10pm Sunday 5 - 9pm
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Charming and great food

One of the best restaurants in Greenville in my opinion! The food is fabulous as is the service. Do try to make reservations!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Leelex
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Lexington, Kentucky
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Lexington, Kentucky
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the best restaurants in Greenville in my opinion! The food is fabulous as is the service. Do try to make reservations!

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Thank Leelex
Bruce W, General Manager at Larkin's On The River, responded to this review

Thank you for the five star review on our food and service! We look forward to having you back with us soon! More 

Greenville, South Carolina
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes - I realize that is a huge claim! But I really think its true. It's one of those places where I really have never ordered anything from the menu I didn't love. It's a great business lunch spot, great for special occasion brunch (Mothers Day and Easter), and excellent fine dining for an occassion (or before a show at... More 

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Thank ahumen
Bruce W, General Manager at Larkin's On The River, responded to this review

Thank you for going "on and on" an sharing what you love about our restaurant! We look forward to seeing you back soon. More 

Greenville, South Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Larkins is our "go to", for a really great steak. A fillet you can cut with a fork, fantastic service, and a great wine selection. Don't forget to grab a cup of coffee after your meal- its fantastic! It is a little pricey but worth every penny.

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Thank angeline874
Bruce W, General Manager at Larkin's On The River, responded to this review

Thank you for being a enthusiastic supporter of our restaurant! More 

Owensboro, Kentucky
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84 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Here in Greenville on business and this place was recommended. The steaks were fantastic along with the really tasty sides. It's pricy but found the service to be supportive of the cost.

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Thank oboroguy
Bruce W, General Manager at Larkin's On The River, responded to this review

We welcome our friends in town on business! We strive to be your home away from home. Thank you for the five star review! More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another one of our Fine dinning venues. Excellent food. Chef Alex is superior. Atmosphere can't be beat especially if you can enjoy the Patio area. Most convienent if you are attending an event at the Peace Center. One of my favorites..

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Thank Ruth H
Bruce W, General Manager at Larkin's On The River, responded to this review

We are glad you had a five star experience! Thank you for the kind words and we look forward to creating more memories with you. More 

Atlanta, GA
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I, along with two other couples drove over 75 miles to celebrate. It was well worth the drive! Food was great, and the service was excellent! When back in Greenville will definitely be back.

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Thank Buzz_Bunky
Bruce W, General Manager at Larkin's On The River, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a great review about your experience. We appreciate your input but are not satisfied until we make your experience 5 stars. We appreciate you’re feedback and look forward to the opportunity to exceed your expectations! More 

Greenville, South Carolina
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made a reservation to try Larkin's Restaurant Week menu and really enjoyed our experience. We started with a martini and a glass of wine, both of which were perfectly chilled. As an appetizer, the she crab soup is an upcharge from the posted RW menu and absolutely worth it! While our entrees were just fine, they were nothing memorable... More 

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Thank johnsonje
Bruce W, General Manager at Larkin's On The River, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a great review about your experience. We appreciate your input but are not satisfied until we make your experience 5 stars. We appreciate you’re feedback and look forward to the opportunity to exceed your expectations! More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great quick meal! Good crab bisque and beer selection. Convenient to Hampton inn. Would recommend again! Busy but efficient staff!

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Thank Charlie m
Bruce W, General Manager at Larkin's On The River, responded to this review

We are so happy you received a five star experience! We look forward to having you back! More 

Spartanburg, South Carolina
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

For the overpriced dishes, Larkin's should be on their A+ game. The people who work at Larkin's are very gracious and market the "best steak, fish, wine" slogan well. However, the portions are tiny and the food does not live up to the hype. I had the 3-course meal: She-crab soup, 7 ounce filet mignon (medium) with asparagus and mashed-potatoes,... More 

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Thank J W
Bruce W, General Manager at Larkin's On The River, responded to this review

Thanks for taking your time to share your comments with us. We are happy you enjoyed the service. More 

St. Thomas
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We have dined at Larkin's a few times, usually on special occasions. They are consistent, have a interesting menu, very good service and always a nice ambiance. Fall and Spring dining outside is the perfect time to visit, though inside is also comfortable and classy.

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Thank wabagama
Bruce W, General Manager at Larkin's On The River, responded to this review

Please don't wait for a special occasion (although we love to celebrate with our guests) to come see us! We are here every lunch and dinner! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 318 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601
    (Broad & Main)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Greenville
  • Phone Number: +1 864-467-9777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Wine Bar, American, Steakhouse, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Scenic view

Description

Larkin's on the River is an award-winning restaurant serving premium cut steaks, fresh seafood, and fine wines. Every menu item is created with the freshest ingredients and served with a creative flair. Larkin's on the River at the Peace Center for the performing arts, is situated in the heart of downtown Greenville, along the banks of the Reedy River, in the old Gower Coach Factory. This is the only building remaining of the original eleven dating back to Civil War. With beautiful preserved exposed brick walls and open ceilings, the history of the building serves as the perfect backdrop to the modern and hip atmosphere Larkin's on the River offers. Serving Lunch Monday - Saturday 11:30 - 2pm Brunch on Sunday 11 - 2pm Dinner Monday - Saturday 5 - 10pm Sunday 5 - 9pm
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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