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“Great Place to Go With Friends!”
Review of Smoke On The Water

Smoke On The Water
Ranked #11 of 927 Restaurants in Greenville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $20
Cuisines: Barbecue, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Laurens, South Carolina
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great Place to Go With Friends!”
Reviewed September 30, 2012 via mobile

Went with friends on a Saturday evening. Got downtown early enough to park not far away for $5. Walked downtown and then walked back for dinner. We were all pleased with our food (party of 9) and with the price! My only disappointment was the macaroni and cheese side...if you are going to offer Mac and cheese as a side, it should be specialty. Luckily, mine came with 2 sides, and the loaded potato cake was great!

Thank salwig
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great food; Excellent Location”
Reviewed September 28, 2012

The only negative was finding parking in busy downtown. The food was great, the service was good. If I go back to Greenville, I'll stop here for sure.

Visited September 2012
Thank InezLouise
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
130 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Great food and great location”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

Wide variety of food served. Has nice outside dining area right in the heart of Greenville, SC. We have eaten there many times and the food has always been excellent.

Visited August 2012
Thank BalanceRay
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Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Good and Bad”
Reviewed September 23, 2012 via mobile

We arrived and the place was packed. We were told a 25 minute wait for a table. We went to the bar to wait. Had the Sunday Bloody Mary $3.00 and they were very good. The bartender was very friendly and attentive. We ordered while at the the bar the homemade pimento cheese appetizer and it was just ok. I observed one server sneeze in his hand and then proceeded to unload clean glassware without washing his hands. After approx 25 minutes we were seated at our table on the patio and It was all down hill from there. Server took our order and then we waited an hour with no food. Server came by and apologized and said kitchen was struggling. We told her we could not wait and to bring our drink check. She never came back and we won't either.

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Thank allentx
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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
131 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Just okay”
Reviewed September 22, 2012

We went here on the recommendation of the hotel. The only seating available was outside. We ended up swatting at flies and bees most of the time, which certainly detracted from the experience. The waitress was personable, but stretched too thin. She had too many tables at the same time which meant she was a little slow in attending to our table. The waitress raved about a daily special and quoted a price of $18.95. The plate was delivered with an upside down plastic ramiken on the plate with nothing under it. Almost like it was accidentally dropped onto the plate. I was surprised the kitchen let it go out like that and that the server didn't notice. Additionally, one of the sides ordered with it did not come. The dish was just ok, but by the time she came to check on us, I wasn't interested in ordering anything else. When the bill came, we were charged $23.95 for the item. The ribs were just ok. The grilled skewered shrimp appetizer was the highlight. I would definitely order that again. But I'm not sure that's enough to compel me to return to this restaurant.

  • Visited September 2012
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