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Larkin's On The River

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318 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601-2606 (Broad & Main)
+1 864-467-9777
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Midlothian, Virginia, United States
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

I was able to attend Larkin's for the first time for a business Christmas party. It was not located in the main restaurant, but in an attached meeting room above. The place is gorgeous and you can't beat the view of Downtown and the river. The atmosphere is very rustic...a lot of wood and dark browns. It was beautifully decorated.... More 

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

Thanks for choosing Larkin's Catering and Events for your holiday party! More 

Sharpsburg GA
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71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

We were exhausted. The hotel recommended Larkins, even though one of us does not eat meat. We arrived too early to be seated. We had a drink at the bar asking to be seated when possible. They forgot about us. No problem. We are assertive. We both ordered fish. It was overdone. By that time the place was filling up,... More 

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

While we known by many as a Steakhouse, we have a varied selection of seafood and poultry. I 'm sorry that your fish was overdone and I wish we would have knew about it at the time so we could have corrected it for you at the time. It is our job to make sure our guests leave happy and... More 

Mooresville, North Carolina
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Had Sunday brunch. Very good, would recommend to anyone. My wife had the French toast and I had the short rib with cheese on focacia bread, both wonderful!

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

Patio dining in the middle of December is an absolute treat! Thank you for sharing your positive experience and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

Milwaukee, WI
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

A good restaurant produces great food all the time – consistency is key. This was the second time we had brunch at this particular restaurant and it was a far cry from the first time we had attended their brunch. The first time was good (not great) but this second time did not even live up to the average standard... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments and we are sorry that your experience did not match the high level of standards that we set for ourselves. We use our guests comments to review and improve our operation and we have certainly taken your comments to heart. More 

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66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

We have gone many times to Larkin's for a pre-show dinner or post event drink. It is conveniently located next to the Peace Center and the TD amphitheater stage, as well as, other downtown attractions. If this is you first visit you might have to search a bit, because it is not directly on Main Street. For a little bit... More 

Thank jbg1968
Bruce W, General Manager at Larkin's On The River, responded to this review

Nestled near the Peace Center, the Reedy River and Falls Park, we truly have a wonderful location to escape for your next meal. More 

New Jersey
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77 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

I had the grilled short-ribs with pimento cheese sandwich. Absolutely incredible. Weather was warm so we sat outside with a view of the river. Service was very good. Prices not bad for lunch. I think dinner prices are a good bit higher. Would definitely come back again.

Thank Susie0052
Bruce W, General Manager at Larkin's On The River, responded to this review

Your heading speaks volumes! We are so glad you loved it. More 

McCormick, South Carolina
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74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

Larkins is on the river in downtown Greenville right next to the Peace Center, so if you are going to an event there, this is a very convenient place to dine. But the best part of Larkin's is the food and service. Menu contains items such as she crab soup, French onion soup, rack of lamb - there is a... More 

Thank Mary_Mc638
Bruce W, General Manager at Larkin's On The River, responded to this review

We are excited to have you as regular guests whenever you are visiting Greenville! More 

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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

we went early on a saturday. The staff we were very attentive without being intrusive. They made sure that if we were going to a show that dinner was timed accordingly. We were Not, so the dinner was unhurried. Their wine list was extensive without being overbearing. Plenty to choose from, less expensive to very expensive. We settled on an... More 

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

Thanks for spreading the word about your experience at Larkin's on the River! We look forward to your next visit! More 

Greenville, South Carolina
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

We usually frequent Nantucket before a peace center visit, but wanted to try something different this time. The food here was better than average, but wasn't quite up to par with the better restaurants in downtown Greenville. Atmosphere was pretty nice, location was superb, and service was really good. I just wish it had a little more "uumphh" in the... More 

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

We are happy that there were many things that you enjoyed about your experience and with the addition of many new menu items, we look forward to your feedback upon your return. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

Amazing scenery. Excellent food and ambience to boot. GREAT for entertaining clients. Service was better than average. Mildly pricey but worth it. Valet service and riverside views.

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

Let us know when you re back in town so we can help make your next business dinner a huge success! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Grill, Gluten Free Options
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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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