Rick Erwin’s Nantucket Seafood
Rick Erwin’s Nantucket Seafood

Rick Erwin’s Nantucket Seafood

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://nantucketseafoodgrill.com/
  • Phone: 8645463535
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner nightly: 5:00pm - until; Bar opens daily at 4:00; Brunch: Sunday: 10:30am - 2:00pm
    Price (Price reflects the average cost of dinner, including one drink and tip): $31 to $50
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Samuel Dominguez
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Rick Erwin’s Nantucket Seafood can provide a variety of choices for your privite dining or party experience. Contact us to created and personalize your special event.
  • Private Party Contact: Sarah Locke 8645463532
  • Special Events: Contact our special events coordinator, Sarah Locke, at 864-546-3532 or sarah@redininggroup.com

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Main Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking is avaiable for your convenince. However, street side parking and garage parking are also avaiable within walking distance.
A word from Rick Erwin’s Nantucket Seafood
Located on the corner of Main and Broad Street in the heart of Downtown Greenville, directly across from the Peace Center for Performing Arts, Rick Erwin's Nantucket Seafood is a seafood house like no other. This restaurant represents the second addition to the thriving downtown business district by Rick Erwin, a Greenville native. A stunning bar, a patio overlooking downtown’s Village Green, and elegant dining room combine to offer a memorable dining experience for any occasion. Our menu offers the freshest seafood available complimented by an exceptional wine selection from our massive wine cellar. We offer several options for large party dining for business and personal needs. Our commitment is superior customer service in an elegantly casual atmosphere that will encourage all our guests to return.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Rick Erwin’s Nantucket Seafood reviews from OpenTable diners
220 reviews since April 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (176)romantic (121)notable wine list (92)fit for foodies (79)good for groups (55)scenic view (38)neighborhood gem (35)great for outdoor dining (33)vibrant bar scene (32)hot spot (19)great for brunch (18)late-night find (13)great for lunch (8)kid-friendly (6)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Unfortunately, I am providing my first bad review thru Open Table. My food was served cold. Not cool, but cold. After waiting for the server, he returned it and delivered my hot meal. This was after my wife finished her meal. There was no adjustment or real apology. After I said something else upon leaving, the server he apologized. I doubt I will return. A restaurant such as Rick Erwin's should provide more.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dinner
    Local505
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We had a great dinner, we eat late which is. It the norm for us but it was all good.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Family favorite
    LynnVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Dining at Nantucket was a wonderful experience, as usual. The service by Keon King was exceptional; he is so personable. Our reservation was for 8:30 and there was an unusual wait time of an hour to receive our dinner. First, I will say that the bread and olive oil/vinegar are to die for! My son and I got the swordfish dinner and the scallops, respectively. This was his first swordfish and he was delighted. The squash that came with it was way too salty, however, so it was not edible. I enjoyed the scallops with asparagus and but the side of corn risotto was excessively thick and gummy; too much cheese and too little corn flavor. (The chef needs to get Breakwater's recipe!) Overall, it was a nice experience, but a few changes could be made.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Stan
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Rick is always a gracious host. He came over twice to speak to us and make sure we were alright.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Food is fantastic and the wait staff is fast and efficient
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My Fave
    Lizluvsgoodfood
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Superb atmosphere and all-around great food. This is honestly one if my favorite restaurants in existence! They have delicious seafood, steak, and even a scrumptious chicken dish. Also, their desserts are a perfect way to finish off a great meal. I would definitely recommend Nantucket's!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Noise Factor
    LarkinsontheRiver
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Unfortunately, there was toddler sitting right next to us with her parents. The very small child was too young to be in this very nice restaurant. She was impatient and ready to be fed & leave. Her parents had to get up on numerous occasions to get her because she would run off. She cried and was sort of interrupting an otherwise very romantic dinner with my wife. Recommendation - maybe the host (hostess) could be mindful of where she/he might sit a couple who would prefer to be in a quieter area with others who want to enjoy a relaxing, romantic evening (without small children).
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Above Average
    YUMMY1989
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Nantucket Seafood is always spot-on, in the Rick Erwin tradition. Seafood is always fresh, reliably cooked to the requested temperature and always a nice presentation. The wine list is notable. I recommend this restaurant for business entertaining, special family events and for a romantic evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • SC
    BinA
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Excellent dining experience. Food and service outstanding!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • BobL
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Excellent food and service. Noise level started out acceptable (7pm) but was very "energetic" by 8pm. Go early to enjoy the ambience and great food.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent 1st Time Visit
    Edith
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    First time dining here. Excellent experience. Service and atmosphere both were great. Our server, Keon, was only 2 months into the job and did a fantastic job serving my husband and I. Food was excellent as well. Would definitely recommend to others and we will certainly make the 45 trip again from Clinton SC to dine here.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Show time!
    Showgoer
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    The service staff was efficient but apparently the kitchen staff had some issues getting our food out in a timely fashion.We had six o'clock reservations, our food arrived at seven thirty-five and we had an eight o'clock curtain. The food was delicious but not enough time to enjoy it. The staff was helpful in they allowed us to return after the show to pay the bill.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Evening
    MGtyda
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Thanks for a nice evening. Look forward to dining here again.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Anniversary Dinner
    GP4L
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Just a "10" all the way from curb to table. Greeting was warm, service was excellent and food was as good as anywhere in downtown. Bread pudding topped the night off!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pretty place that left a BAD Taste!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    We had reservations for Sunday brunch before a show at the Peace Center. The hostess asked if we wanted to sit outside or the bar then reluctantly offered the dining room. As this was a special occasion, my girlfriend's birthday, we wanted to enjoy the lovely dining room. The table options she gave us were near the restroom or a table not at a window and when we inquired about the open tables near the window she said that she had a reservation coming in for them, we chose a table with a partially obstructed view. Our waiter never offered the wine list or specials. He wasn't attentive or helpful. He wasn't quite rude but he certainly didn't make us feel valued or welcome. Inconsistent service at best. We will not return.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful dinner
    Kates
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Wonderful food, excellent service from Julius. Open a restaurant in Columbia, sc!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best I have found in Greenville
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Fantastic meal and experience. They do a perfect balance of style without getting stuffy. The dining room is set up in a way to keep noise levels down. We had not problem having a conversation with everyone at the table. We had 5 people and everyone's meal was GREAT! Service was just what it should be, always there when you need something but not when you don't. One thing in particular was the finish of the meal, unlike most restaurants in Greenville, the waiter did not pull a vanishing act when it came time to get and process the check. He was on spot and finished perfectly. This is my new GO TO place
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic !!!
    CUTIGER94
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Excellent Food & Service !!! Perfect for those "Special" occasions and "Romantic" treats
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    We enjoyed our Anniversary dinner at Nantucket Grill. The service was exceptional and the recommendations were excellent. We will fondly remember the experience for a long time.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ashley
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    The food is consistently delicious and the service is always head and shoulders above other restaurants. We always recommend Nantucket to anyone coming into the area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • special occasion
    clemsongrad71
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    We decided to try Nantucket after dining at West End Grill in March. We were not disappointed. The service was attentive and well timed, allowing us to enjoy our food and drinks. Everyone was courteous. The yellow fin tuna was perfectly cooked..best I've had. I would definitely return even if it wasn't a special occasion...just a nice night out.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Disappointing evening
    patunia
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    When we made our reservation, we noted this was a special occasion. It was not. Seafood was cooked to perfection. Service was not. Ordered bubbly rose but got flat white. Ordered dinner wine early. Took forever to get to table and then was too warm to drink. Had to refill our own wine and water. Main course arrived before salad and we were asked if we wanted them to hold entree. Waiter told us he would pay for the returned entrees and would ensure ours were fresh. Salad arrived with croutons and wrong dressing. Side vegetable after recommendation from waiter after dietary restrictions discussed could not be eaten. Long waits for waiter to return with multiple errors on his part. The service spoiled what was to be special.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very Happy
    Atedinner
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    I received possibly the best service that I have ever received at a restaurant. The waiter appeared when needed, but was discreet and avoided interrupting a single conversation. Never had to ask for a single item or refill. I usually do not eat dessert; however, it was so good that I even finished mine.
    Special Features:
    romantic, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food before a great concert.
    Musicandfoodlover
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Excellent food. Waiter had slight mix up with the order but handled it effectively and made good recommendations. Seating was prompt upon arrival as was service. Overall a great dining experience prior to a great concert at the Peace Center.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food and Service!
    TonyM
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Finally got to try out Rick Erwins NS before going to the Peace Center for a concert and we were impressed with both the food and the service. We were celebrating my wife's birthday and were met with a birthday greeting as well as a card signed by the staff. Our waiter Paul was very helpful with the menu for us first-timers and remained attentive throughout the meal without being overbearing. Both of our dinners were excellent and cooked to perfection. We will be back, thanks RENS for making our night special.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • outstanding elegance
    annieVIP
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    Ambience fit for special occasions, upscale seafood with alternate options on the menu, amazing wine list and a special touch: Rick Erwin himself coming to each table during the evening to check if everything is to our satisfaction
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday night out
    cjrski
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Rick Erwin's Nantucket Seafood was recommended for a special night out, my birthday. It was my first visit to Nantucket--I loved the ambiance, the service was terrific and the food was very good. I don't think the menu items we selected were overly special, but the presentation of the dinner items selected was in keeping with the rest of restaurant, which was excellent.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great time
    greattime
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    My husband and I were celebrating our wedding anniversay and my birthday. It was the perfect place to come and enjoy each other with great food. I am obsessing over the she-crab soup, I must have more!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nantucket Seafood is worth it!
    Delightful
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Our first visit to Rich Erwin's Nantucket Seafood was well worth it! We drove from Anderson for a special evening out and we were not disappointed. First the spacious apportionment and detail to decorating where you could hear yourself think and converse with others was very appreciated. The service we received was professional and courteous with excellent knowledge of the menu. Our meal presentation was matched by the excellent quality and taste of our salad and entree'. The desserts were the grand finale' ending our delightful experience. We recommend this restaurant for a top notch dining experience. We will be making more drives from Anderson! Thank you to the RENS staff for a great evening!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    The service is always good. the food is very appetizing and usually more than we can eat.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    The food is fanastic and the atmosphere provides a comfortable experience. Truly our favorite place to dine in the Greenville area.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Made A Great Birthday
    Stephanie
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    I made reservations at Nantucket for my grandmother's 77th birthday. From start to finish the service was exceptional. We were immediately greeted and seated promptly in a great booth. Our waiter was fabulous, even going so far as customizing an entree for me that was not on the menu. My grandfather who is 85 has trouble walking and everyone was so patient with us and also very willing to help making sure he was comfortable. For the price this is not an everyday type of place, more for special occasions although they do have a 3 course theater menu that's great. The food was outstanding! I see definitely will be going back!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • purdueparents
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    My wife and I enjoyed the theater special. This was our first visit. We both had the surf and turf preceded by a great appetizer. The portion sizes were perfect. We were satisfied but not overly stuffed. Service was great. This was a special occasion for us. Price was a concern initially but quickly faded given such a great dining experience. We will return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We Liked It!
    TrySomethingNew
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    The scallops "a la Oscar" were outstanding. My wife felt that the amount of fries that accompanied her seafood platter was excessive. They were very dark in color, looking old or overcooked. The seafood itself was excellent, she said. It was our 27th anniversary, and when my wife's dessert came it was accompanied by a cookie on which had been written in chocolate, "Happy Anniversary," which delighted her very much. The only thing that bothered me personally was that one waiter introduced himself as "ours," yet four others attended us; one was obviously new, not knowing whether to pour coffe at the table or take my cup away. It took close to five minutes to get after-dinner coffee. Interestingly, the decaf was much better than the regular.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A great dinner!!!!!!
    NYCDinerVIP
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    This is our favorite restaurant in Greenville, SC. We highly recommend that you dine here.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Just OK
    GreerFoodie
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    My husband's dinner was really good (surf and turf) but mine was not. I had the trout and it was very oily. Waitress did not notice I couldn't eat it until the end of the meal and it was too late to request something else. We asked to have it boxed up for my husband's lunch next day, but she forgot and we did not get the box. She did give me a free coffee drink as an apology. She was very apologetic and very nice. Then, there were mistakes on the bill. We were charged for the coffee and charged for a salad that came with the meal.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dated and overpriced
    Lipsmackinu
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    Food is dated and not skillfully prepared...scallops were amoniated...Carnagie Deli(which is not in business anymore)cheese cake tasted like a walkin cooler....
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great place for a great meal!
    luv2eat
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Was outstanding meal and service, everyone at the table was pleased with their selection. These days it is very hard to find a restaurant that knows how to treat people and serve a great meal.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Seafood
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Excellent restaurant with fantastic service and terrific food.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • King of seafood in Greenville
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    An abundance of great choices for seafood dishes, including calamari, lobster, scallops, shrimp, ahi tuna, sea bass, etc., all with the option of an Oscar (crab and hollandaise sauce) topping. All dishes were delicious with great presentation. Also some good choices for draft beer on tap. Great outdoor seating, plus more elegant atmosphere inside.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.