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The Pump House

4.7
3686 Reviews
$30 and under
Southern
The Pump House is a multi-level, riverfront restaurant featuring two bars, including a rooftop bar, all with sweeping views of the beautiful Catawba river. Situated in the new Riverwalk development, the Pump House is an upscale, gourmet restaurant with a casual but elegant atmosphere. It was at one time an actual pump house which was used by an acetate plant. We have repurposed the building to create a one-of-a-kind restaurant featuring gourmet, southern-inspired cuisine, a hand-picked wine list, and craft cocktails. We hope to serve you soon!
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 3686 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.7
service
4.7
ambience
4.4
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Service was great. We were celebrating a birthday and our server even surprised us with a dessert to share. Nice place overlooking the river.

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WendyL
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Highly recommend food, service, view and Cleanliness is exceptional

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jill was our waitress and gave excellent service! Food was incredible.

The Pump House
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review! We will certainly share your feedback with Jillian as well as the rest of our service and culinary teams!

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ElizabethT
Chicago
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Our server was wonderful, we had an issue with my girlfriend’s pork chop being fatty and it was immediately replaced. The food was wonderfully flavorful.

The Pump House
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review, Elizabeth! We hope to have you both join us again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time. We love the owners concepts, and had to try this one. This was unique given it was built from an old pumphouse, and you take an elevator up to the dining. The food was great! 4 kids and 3 adults all loved their choices. It also has a good craft cocktail and local brewery selection. Highly recommend this place.

The Pump House
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Me and Casey went there on our first date, Saturday night and everything was wonderful the place without standing I would recommend it to anybody

The Pump House
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review! We hope to see you on the next date night!

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vipbtaylor
Charlotte
116 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful view, great service and incredible food. We enjoyed the corn muffins, the Black and Blue Beef Appetizer and the Fried Green tomatoes. The Halloween decorations that they have up are just wonderful/

The Pump House
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review! We hope to have you join us again soon!

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EthanT
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Good food , Our server Ross was awesome pointed out his favorites to point us in the right direction of our food choices.

The Pump House
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review, Ethan! We will certainly share your feedback with Ross as well as the rest of our service and culinary teams!

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Kimberly
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall2food2service4ambience3

The cut of steak was poor, hard to chew, and was a little cold. The sides were good. Crab cake appetizer was good, but a little burnt on top. Service was good, and ambiance is nice at the river but we wouldn’t go back again

The Pump House
Responded 4 days ago

Kimberly, Thank you for joining us and for providing your feedback. I am very disappointed to learn that your experience was less than expected. I would appreciate the opportunity to speak with you regarding your visit and do my best to make things right. At your earliest convenience, please email me your contact information. I look forward to hearing back from you. Christopher Johnson cjohnson@rockhillpumphousecom General Manager

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vipCatherineC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

nice place to visit. the view was fun. the food was really great--from apps to salad to main course to dessert. all excellent.

The Pump House
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review, Catherine!

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MickeyandMinnie
Charlotte
5 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tantalising flavours on the flounder and black and blue beef starter so tender.

The Pump House
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review!

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MBFoodie
Charlotte
21 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience3

Went there for my husband’s birthday. In order to book my party of 13, I had to agree to a $50 per person minimum. The portions were small and the salmon was bland. I was not impressed with the food. However, the ambiance was nice & our server was great!

The Pump House
Responded 4 days ago

Mrs. Barnes, Thank you for choosing to celebrate your husbands birthday with us. I am disappointed to learn that your experience was not as expected. I certainly hope that we will get an opportunity to redeem ourselves.

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vipWinendine8
Charlotte
39 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Charles is great! Everyone is nice!!! We always have a GREAT time!!! Such a GREAT spot!

The Pump House
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review! We will certainly share your feedback with Charles as well as the rest of the service and culinary teams. We hope to see you again soon!

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joeS
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and dining as usual. The quality of the food was exceptional. The price was not for cheap diners, but we were celebrating a birthday and everyone had a good time

The Pump House
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review, Joe! We appreciate you celebrating with us as well!

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TabM
Pittsburgh
4 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall1food1service4ambience1

Food was poor. a pound of broccolini in the vegetable omelet. Prime rib sandwich was well done and dry. Crispy onions were soggy, not crispy. potato was no hash, but roasted potatoes with a couple peppers in it. Very disappointing from our last experience. We did receive a discounted bill which was appreciated.

The Pump House
Responded 4 days ago

Tab, Thank you for joining us and for providing your feedback. I am very disappointed to learn that your experience was less than expected. I would appreciate the opportunity to speak with you regarding your visit and do my best to make things right. At your earliest convenience, please email me your contact information. I look forward to hearing back from you. Christopher Johnson cjohnson@rockhillpumphousecom General Manager

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ChristineB
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Do yourself a favor and visit this lovely restaurant on the Catawba River . The food is absolutely amazing – everything we tasted melted in other mouths. Absolutely the best meal we had while in Rock Hill . Highly recommend

The Pump House
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review, Christine! We hope to have you join us again soon!

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ReiserC
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful setting to celebrate a special occasion. This was our 3rd visit and as usual the server was friendly and attentive, the food was fresh and delicious, and the view of the river is amazing. Interesting cocktail menu and delicious desserts make it even better!

The Pump House
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review, Reiser! We hope to see you all again soon!

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TerriB
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Great views, fun place to go, the service was wonderful, everyone was so friendly. The food was good, but not great, that wouldn’t stop me from going again. I’ll definitely go back, just may not take the kids so i can check out the roof top bar next .

The Pump House
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for joining us, Terri! We look forward to the next visit on the Rooftop bar. We have Happy Hour from 4p to 7p every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evening!

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ryanL
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best restaurant in America! Honestly, I don’t give reviews often (maybe 2 a year) and this meal was amazing! I would tell any first time guest to come during lunch because you’ll get a better view and experience! The menu from my understanding changes often and everything looked amazing, especially the fried okra!

The Pump House
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review, Ryan! We certainly appreciate all of your kind words!

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Jill was great!

The Pump House
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review!

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vipCarolP
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Family get together after not being together for almost a year.
Jill was really sweet and attentive.

The Pump House
Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review, Carol! We will certainly share your feedback with Jill as well as the rest of our service and culinary teams!

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PhyllisW
Charlotte
10 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Pump House experience was outstanding as always! In fact, I plan to bring another granddaughter there this next week. Its my favorite place to take my grands to celebrate birthdays!

The Pump House
Responded on October 18, 2020

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review, Phyllis! We look forward to the next celebration!

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vipDano
Charlotte
16 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great lunch dining option, nice view of the river on the 3rd floor outdoor balcony and food was great as well.

The Pump House
Responded on October 18, 2020

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review, Dano! We hope to see you again soon!

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TamaraS
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Phenomenal setting, great food and excellent service.

The Pump House
Responded on October 18, 2020

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review, Tamara! We hope to see you again soon!

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vipAnonymous
Charlotte
6 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great food, service and atmosphere. Definitely recommend!

The Pump House
Responded on October 18, 2020

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review!

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Sylsyl
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is delicious 😋
Service is excellent........

The Pump House
Responded on October 18, 2020

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review!

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vipLisaG
Charlotte
5 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great brunch with my out of town bestie! Just wish it wasn’t pouring to sit outside to see the river views. Great service !!

The Pump House
Responded on October 18, 2020

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review, Lisa! We hope to have you both join us again soon!

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Mona
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The only thing I would change are the fans outside on the patio.. They blow right in your face and made it too cool for me. A candle on the table or flowers would be nice too.

The Pump House
Responded on October 18, 2020

Thank you for joining us and for the five-star review, Mona! Due to the current climate, we have removed any unnecessary table top items. We hope to have them back on soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went there for a date night having just moved to the area and had a wonderful time. Walter our server was beyond excellent and the food was as good as we were promised. Superb wine and cocktail list as well. Highly recommend for anyone visiting the area.

The Pump House
Responded on October 18, 2020

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review! We look forward to the next date night!

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KendraP
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful evening with fantastic food and service!

The Pump House
Responded on October 18, 2020

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review, Kendra! We look forward to your next visit!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

The Pump House
Responded on October 18, 2020

Thank you for joining us and for the great five-star review!

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Loyd
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Excellent waitress. Food was ample and delicious. Sat on the patio and enjoyed the river view.

The Pump House
Responded on October 18, 2020

Thank you for joining us and for the great review, Loyd!

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NicoleW
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was amazing. There was a mishap where I thought I was going to be able to enjoy brunch but I was told it was only on Sunday’s. I was really looking forward to it but the food and service was still amazing!