Looking for the perfect spot to celebrate love this season? Greenville is home to some of the most romantic dining experiences in South Carolina. Here are a few local Valentine’s day restaurants for you to choose from.
Hall’s Chophouse—Romance and Live Music
You can never go wrong with a traditional steakhouse experience for Valentine’s Day, and Hall’s Chophouse delivers on that and so much more. The steaks are top-notch, and so is the atmosphere, as Hall’s features an expansive two-story glass wall that provides spectacular views of the downtown area and the Reedy River. Whether you’re looking for dry-aged beef, fresh-caught seafood, or classic steakhouse salads, the menu won’t disappoint. And the nightly live music will ensure that you and your special someone have a dinner to remember.
Jianna—Italian Food and a Signature Bar
Scratch-made Italian food using the finest ingredients is one of the most elegant cuisines on the planet, and Jianna features a menu full of contemporary takes on Italian standards made with ingredients and produce from the most renowned local farms and purveyors. Don’t end your Valentine’s Day dinner without trying some of the house-made fresh pasta. Their chargrilled octopus is also always a standout. The 40-foot long bar is one of the best of all Greenville, SC restaurants. The bartenders specialize in a selection of Negroni inspired cocktails.
Northampton Wine Cafe—Private Dining and Wine Pairings
For a low-key Valentine’s dinner that is nonetheless bursting with flavor and outstanding wines, Northampton Wine Cafe on Broad Street is the place to be. New American fare such as grilled quail and scallops with apple-radish slaw lead an eclectic menu that can be savored in the main dining room or in a private dining area. The real star here is the restaurant’s global wine list, which can be purchased from the bottle in their wine shop. Or you can choose a customized wine pairing based on the dishes you order.
The Lazy Goat—House-made Drinks and Private Dining
Greenville’s West End is one of the best restaurant neighborhoods in the city, and The Lazy Goat located in the Hampton Inn and Suites exemplifies this. They offer pan-Mediterranean cuisine with global influences using some of the freshest ingredients available, as well as a variety of cocktails that will prime your palette for a fantastic meal. Check out the river views from their lovely patio, or inquire about a private dining room for you and your loved one.
Brick Street Cafe—Desserts
Cakes, cakes, and more cakes—what says Valentine’s Day more than that? Some of the popular choices at Brick Street Cafe include Rich German chocolate cake and the southern favorite coconut cake, but take it from the locals and try the sweet potato cake when you come here.
Greenville’s dining scene is perfect for any Valentine’s date. With choices ranging from dessert cafes to fine dining, there is something perfect for every couple. Contact The Parker Group for more guides to life in Greenville, SC. Want to move downtown and live closer to some of your favorite spots? Our team can help find you the right home to fit your needs and budget.