Limoncello

4.3
1323 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Limoncello will be OPEN for Indoor and Outdoor dining. We will do our best to accommodate reservations during this time. Outdoor dining is on a first come, first serve basis. Please understand we cannot control weather. If there is inclement weather we will not be able to sit our outdoor dining area. We are currently not offering valet services to better service curbside pick up guests. There is limited street parking as well as the River St. Parking garage- 414. River St.

Support Limoncello during COVID-19

Offers

  • WINE MIXER MONDAYS

    Multiple dates available

    Sun - Thu 3:15 PM - 8:30 PM

    WINE MIXER MONDAYS Every Monday from 5:00-9:00PM enjoy 1/2 off bottles of wine from our extensive Italian wine list! Ask your server for recommendations!
  • PROSECCO TUESDAYS

    Multiple dates available

    Sun - Thu 3:15 PM - 8:30 PM

    PROSECCO TUESDAYS Our favorite day of the week!! Grab your pup and come out to the Piazza to enjoy $2 Proseccos all day & night!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1323 people are saying
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vipwillgoagain
Charleston
40 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Salmon piccata was outstanding and the shrimp/cappelini was done to perfection. And don't miss the homemade Lemoncello!

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SallyH
San Francisco
23 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Extensive outdoor seating area but we did not sit there as it had just rained. My friend and I both enjoyed our meals which came out very quickly. Our desserts were also good but took forever to be served. I don’t know if that was because I ordered the donuts. It would be good to be upfront that the donuts take a while to make. Even though, we would still return.

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vipChristobal
Charlotte
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience3

We decided to go here for the first time, for Sunday brunch. While the website said they had brunch, there was no menu listed. When we got to the restaurant we were seated right away. Server was very friendly and got our drink order We both got the bottomless Bellinis, which were 20 dollars per person. They were very good, but we drank two each, which came out to 40.00. That was a bit steep. I would have preferred the bottle and juice service that many are doing, which is usually about 30.00. Doubt we will get those again. Brunch menu was small-two breakfast pizzas and blueberry pancakes. I got the sausage pizza and my partner got the pancakes. Both were good, but once again, a bit pricey for the portion size. We will go back for sure, but more likely for dinner or lunch.

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Food was pretty good but way overpriced and took forever. Over an hour from entree order to food on the table. Table wasn’t cleared of appetizers dishes for a long long time. Just okay

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sarledge29
Nashville
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food2service3ambience5

For the price, it’s only okay. Good atmosphere though. I’d go back for drinks but not dinner.

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Tootles
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were seated right away. Food was delicious and our server was prompt. They were extremely busy but never felt rushed. We were able to sit outside and enjoy the beautiful evening

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WendyB
Orlando
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Service was great and food is delicious. Great location and perfect for special occasions.

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ccdriggers
Charleston
4 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Girls night out

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ItalianDiner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience1

Caesar salad was so lightly dressed it was almost dry. Marinara on Spaghetti and Meatballs had a strange tang to it. Spaghetti was so overcooked, it almost disintegrated in your mouth when eating. Their signature pear pizza had very little taste. What little taste there was to the pizza reminded me of a slightly used sock. Had to move tables due to air conditioning issues. After the move, was placed next to a large party/event that took away from any ambiance that would have otherwise been there. Needless to say, an all in all a disappointing dinner.

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Cher
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Offers fun, attractive outside space for dining and socializing over drinks!

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Debo
Anchorage
2 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Mediocre but good location and lovely outdoor area.

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brewmeisternc
Charleston
9 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Table service by Kennedy was excellent -- helpful, attentive yet not overly intrusive. Beautiful lawn and fountain ambiance for lunch outside with umbrellas that actually shade the participants -- excellent.

Bread for sandwiches and pizza's excellent.

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JayT
E. Tennessee
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service! Celebrated wife’s birthday and she LOVED it. Thank you.

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1110Dinner
Charleston
4 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The worst meal I’ve had in Greenville in the last ten years. The concept this is a Larkins restaurant is laughable. Salmon was raw, cold and had to be sent back. They still put it on the bill! Pizza was a joke. Alfredo was a congealed mess. Pasta and meatballs was overcooked and had been prepared in a warmer. Do you yourself a favor and enjoy Marie Callender's at home instead. This place is very overpriced, and you would be better off eating at Olive Garden. Service was slow, but fine. The waiter was very nice, but we were not his priority.

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great night- we were able to sit outside and enjoy the beautiful night snd scenery!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service!

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LoriA
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went to Paris and Rome for our 20th anniversary. We’ve been looking for restaurants that serve limoncello ever since! My hubby found this place and we decided to go for our 24th anniversary date night. The Limoncello ‘75 was wonderful!! The food was great! We love Greenville, and now we have found a great place to come back to for date night! ❤️♥️

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CatherineR
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great waitress & other staff including the manager enjoyed the Piazza open air dining.

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KathyB
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Was unexpectedly so busy I don't think they had enough waitstaff. Hence service was slow, though I know our waiter was buzzing about productively. It was around 8:30 pm when we went in and they were running out of everything. My order was totally wrong, but I ate it because it was tasty. I hated the table we sat at because it was in the middle of the back room under a glaring light and it wobbled. Fortunately we were able to move to a corner table in more pleasant light. It was pretty noisy. I know why people like to eat outside. If I go back, I will go earlier, try to get a table outside, and I hope it's not so busy. I still had a pleasant time and the food was good. I was surprised that the prices were reasonable, but the entree comes with no sides at all, unless you pay for them. It's a La carte.

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Matt
Charleston
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience5

Price is too high for the food taste and experience. I believe its overrated.

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Ange
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

This is my 3rd time and the place is less impressive every time. Server was new and very nice, but slow, I also try to give a little grace since I know all restaurants are struggling. The food was just ok, not horrible but nothing memorable either. It all just eh, not bad but not good.

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The outdoor dining experience was wonderful, the service was excellent and the food was delicious!

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vipJenniferH
Raleigh
16 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cutest outdoor patio decorated with cafe lighting and fountains. Adorable. Not to mention excellent limoncello!!

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Tjtn5
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience4

Service was terrible, waiter was inattentive and wait between courses was about 20 min each. Food was okay. We have the zucchini fries and they were watery and flavorless, would not recommend getting those.

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ThomasK
Charleston
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Overpriced entrees, service slow, food arrived lukewarm. Suspect they were meaningfully understaffed.

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AEE3
Charleston
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience3

I know COVID may have had something to do with the service but was still poor. Also, how do you burn pasta.

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Tllc
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Too loud. Server was good but had too many tables. Caesar salad wasn’t good. It didn’t have dressing on it & had to ask for dressing which we received 20 min later. Pizza was good.

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Carolinamom
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was outstanding! Nice atmosphere and great service.

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DebraG
Charleston
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this place and have never had a bad experience. My visit last night involved me calling saying I was going to be 20 mins late and then ended up being 30 mins late. Luckily, they were able to accommodate us and were extremely nice about it too, both on the phone and once we showed up. I let them know that we were on a time crunch in order to get to a show on time. Courtney was so pleasant about it and pointed out the only items on the menu that might not work in the condensed timeframe and then was so attentive (without making us feel rushed) that we were ready and out the door on time to the minute! The salmon piccata was rich (and a large portion) and oh-so-good. Thank you for the friendly and helpful service!

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WHornb
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2021
Overall2food1service4ambience4

I ordered the eggplant parm. The eggplant was not ripe. It was crunchy and bitter. Just horrible!!! I was so looking forward to it, being that it was not breaded. I also ordered the almond lemon cake. The cake was very dry and crumbly. Also very overpriced for the quality and portion. The place was very cute to maybe have a drink and sit and chit chat outside. I was NOT impressed with the quality of their food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great food and service. A little costly for what you get....

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vipDavelawlor
Charlotte
6 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The manager stepped in and brought us bread, when he saw our server failed to do so. As well as he saw the original portion was too small by their standards and brought us another one very quickly. We know it’s tough finding any help, so I say, “very well done to the manager!”

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vipNoLobstah2Visit
Charleston
7 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience3

Servers seemed overwhelmed

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JeffS
Las Vegas
8 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Limoncello patio was packed on a nice sunny evening. The indoor portion was virtually empty (where we sat). The wait staff was very casual in attending to our needs - asking us for orders before we even saw the menu. We were constantly bothered by flies throughout our dinner (we sat near a closed window). The bruschetta was excellent, highly recommended. The main course was okay (Chicken Parm) and it was way too much food for any normal person - i asked for a take home box. We had the chocolate cake for dessert. The cake was dray and the raspberry sauce was runny - this dessert was not worth it. I might try again later as it is a beautiful location, maybe it was just a bad day.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience3

Had reservations and it took them forever to clean off our table. They wanted to give a small table I. The back and add a chair. Waiter spilled sauce in my lap from my plate. Appetizers were cold and waitress wasn’t attentive.

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Chris
Western NC
19 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Waitress was great! The food was good.

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vipNYgirl
Atlanta
13 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Dinner before a show at Bon Secours. Had plenty of time. Had an appetizer, dinner and dessert. Very good service.

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Terence
Western NC
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience2

We had dinner at Limoncello on a Saturday evening. The food was very good, the service was good, but it was extremely noisy which made it difficult to communicate with my dinner partner, or even enjoy the experience. I would not give it a strong recommendation because of the noise factor.

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RandyS
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience2

Very disappointing-food came out before the appetizers, no parma cheese offered, salt/pepper etc. food was marginal

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JimS
Charleston
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Second time there and disappointing!! Will not return.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Limoncello using the Order Online button. Limoncello also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (864) 263-7000.

Limoncello is rated 4.3 stars by 1323 OpenTable diners.

Limoncello does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://limoncellogvl.hrpos.heartland.us/menu.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.