Greenville, SC is a food lover’s paradise. With over 100 restaurants in downtown Greenville alone, it can be overwhelming to decide where to go when you want a new special-occasion spot. With February 14th fast approaching, we thought we would throw out a few of our favorite places for enjoying a nice Valentine’s Day dinner.
Larkins on the River is one of Greenville’s premier fine dining restaurants. Specializing in excellent steak and succulent seafood, patrons rave about the generous portions, quality ingredients, and extensive wine list. It is located downtown at 318 South Main Street.
If you’re looking for something different to do for Valentine’s Day, give The Melting Pot a try. The Melting Pot is an upscale fondue restaurant that provides an intimate atmosphere, excellent food, and an impressive wine list. It is located at 475-5 Haywood Road in Greenville.
The Trappe Door’s Belgian-inspired menu and incredible selection of craft beers and unique wines make it an exceptional choice for anyone looking for a romantic, unique dining experience. The Trappe Door is located below Barley’s at 23 W. Washington Street in downtown Greenville.
If you’re looking for a delightful dining experience without having to venture into Downtown, consider giving Davani’s a try. Serving up a mix of fine French and Italian cuisine, Davani’s warm, intimate atmosphere is a local favorite for special occasions. Find this charm in McDaniel village just outside Downtown at McDaniel Village, 1922 Augusta Street #111A.
For an elegant night of high-end steak and seafood, Rick Erwin’s West End Grille is a popular favorite among Greenville residents. From premium dry-aged prime rib to their impeccable wine list and sophisticated atmosphere, Rick Erwin’s is hard to beat for special occasions. You’ll find Rick Erwin’s in downtown Greenville’s exclusive West End district at 648 South Main Street.
To experience some of the finest steaks in Greenville, treat yourself to a night on the river at High Cotton. Everything from the cuisine to the service will make you feel like royalty on your special night out, and the beautiful views of the Reedy River are worth savoring as well. Halls is located at 550 South Main Street.
If you’re looking for the romance of Downtown but want to get away from the steak house, consider Trattoria Giorgio. Located in the heart of Downtown across from the Westin Poinsett Hotel, Trattoria Giorgio offers delicious Italian cuisine in an elegant, romantic atmosphere. 121 South Main Street, Greenville.
If Italian sounds good but you don’t want to deal with Downtown, Giovanni’s on Woodruff Road offers a great alternative! Locals rave about the intimate atmosphere and the delectable food. To make a reservation, call (864) 297-0999. You can find them at 1178 Woodruff Road, Greenville.
For a truly special experience, The Cazbah in Downtown Greenville offers delicious tapas and an impeccable wine list sure to please even the severest critic. The Cazbah is located at 16 West McBee Avenue.
Bonus Recommendation — Stella’s Bistro
While not in Greenville, we felt that we would be remiss in not mentioning Stella’s Southern Bistro in Simpsonville. With outstanding food, excellent service, and a warm, romantic atmosphere, Stella’s has been a local favorite for years. Ask about their special Valentine’s Day menu, champagne, and jewelry package!