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Larkin's On The River

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American, Grill
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318 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601-2606 (Broad & Main)
+1 864-467-9777
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love Larkin's, have never had a bad meal here. Last night we had the Halibut Special. Glad I didn't miss this meal. Well prepared with great sides of garlic mashed potatoes, French green beans, sautéed carrots, and a great sauce. On other occasions we've had other items off the menus and there is not a bad choice on any... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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51 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A super chic restaurant, with frendly staff and awsome food. I strongly recommend the tuna. No words to say how good it was.

Thank xasose
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8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food and atmosphere was awesome. I went there with a large group of people and look forward to going there again.

Thank Ladyfuzz123
Greenville, South Carolina
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295 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Larkin's is mostly known as a restaurant for fine dining in the evening. With an extensive wine list and an excellent menu, it is a popular destination for people looking for a special place to dine. I like it as well as a place to go for a business lunch. Same high quality in a higher end atmosphere.

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

Larkin's does offer a white tablecloth dining experience for lunch in downtown Greenville. We are so happy that you like to bring your business groups to dine with us! Thanks! More 

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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three of us enjoyed a tasty dinner with very nice service. The table side Caesar was very good to start then my son and I both had the filet. Delicious! His friend enjoyed the rare ahi tuna. The mac n cheese was very good too. The only thing I was not a fan of was the Brussel sprout hash. It... More 

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

We are happy you loved your experience and thanks for the feedback! More 

Bryan, Texas
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149 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place. Staff is wonderful. Food is spectacular. I had the duck. Amazing. Atmosphere is the best I have seen in a long time. Staff talks to you. Listens. And understands. A unique quality. Great place. I would recommend this to anyone. You must try it. Free valet parking.

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

The staff appreciates your kind words! Thanks for your 5-Star observations! More 

Hendersonville, North Carolina
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Larkin's is Number 1 in Greenville for a VERY good reason: It has all the atmosphere you could want; the food is perfection, and the service is past outstanding! Our server made it absolutely clean that she wanted my wife and I to have a great time and get great food or she would do something about it. The she... More 

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

It makes us so happy to hear such a glowing report on your entire experience at Larkin's on the River! Thanks for being such a wonderful supporter of what we do. Please come back and see us soon! More 

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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to this establishment for our wedding anniversary. It was our first visit and we were excited to try it out. The service was top notch. Our waiter was very attentive and his suggestions were spot on. The food was delicious the steak well cooked (juicy, easy to cut, etc). The tres leche dessert was the best we've ever had... More 

Thank Rachel B
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 

Clarksville, Tennessee
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful late lunch on Sunday afternoon on their covered patio. We arrived at 2:10pm and noticed they have lunch before 2pm and dinner after 5pm. However, they actually have a limited 2to5 menu and full bar between these hours. We split the Low Country Crab Cake Sandwich with Chips and a Classic Chicken Caesar... More 

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

Thanks for taking advantage of our 2-5 Menu! We are glad you enjoyed your experience and thank you for spreading the word! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Steak was to die for, and I don't eat steak but had to have it. The presentation left something to be desired but first bite and all questions went away. Four cheese Mac can I say mom doesn't even make it that way!!!!! And the cheddar mashed.....yummy!!! Hit this place certainly a value 😃

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

Thanks for the 5-Star review and maybe the highest compliment our Mac and Cheese can receive! I hope your Mom doesn't read your reviews. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Grill
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 318 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601-2606
    (Broad & Main)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Greenville
  • Phone Number: +1 864-467-9777
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?