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About Rick Erwin's West End Grille

Located in Greenville’s Historic West End district, Rick Erwin’s West End Grille is a traditional American steak and seafood house that takes fine dining to new levels. With a stylish bar, cozy wine cellar, and inviting dining room bathed in rich, dark woods, Rick Erwin’s boasts an atmosphere infused with ambiance and complemented by an extensive contemporary menu and fine wine list. At the same time, intimate and striking, sophisticated and comfortable. A private glass-encased dining room seats 24 and is adjacent to an elegant wine cellar with a vast selection of fine wines. Atop the restaurant is a private 1,400 square-foot loft apartment available for private dinners and special events. A passion for exquisite food and exceptional service inspired Rick Erwin, a Greenville native, to open Rick Erwin’s West End Grille. We recognize the most important part of our restaurant is supremely satisfied guests. Our commitment is a memorable, outstanding dining experience for every guest.

648 South Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - Until. Bar opens daily at 4:00.

Cross Street:
Augusta

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(864) 232-8999

Website:
http://www.rickerwins.com/

Parking Details:
Complementary valet is available.

Private Party Facilities:
Whether you're hosting a small social gathering or large business function, Rick Erwin's will custom-tailor an event worthy of the occasion. Our private dining room is intimate and striking, sophisticated and comfortable. This semi-private, glass-encased dining room seats up to 24 and is adjacent to an elegant wine cellar with a vast selection of fine wines.
In a semi-private setting we can accommodate up to 50 additional guests, thereby accommodating parties of up to 75 guests.
Our full-time dining professionals will guide you in planning an event to remember. We value the opportunity to host your event, and appreciate the opportunity to serve you. Our private dining area simply requires a reservation. We do not require deposits or contracts, thereby making your experience as easy as possible.
NEW - We are now offering private lunch party services for your special afternoon occasions.

Private Party Contact:
Sarah Locke: (864) 546-3532

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Contact our special events coordinator, Sarah Locke, at 864-546-3532 or Sarah@redininggroup.com

Rick Erwin's West End Grille Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (47)
Special Occasion (40)
Romantic (34)
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Good for Anniversaries (31)
Good for Birthdays (23)
Business Meals (21)
Pre/post Theatre (19)
Notable Wine List (18)
Worth the Drive (17)
Quiet Conversation (16)
Cozy (16)
Neighborhood Gem (15)
Good for Groups (14)
Fit for Foodies (13)
Creative Cuisine (11)
Handcrafted Cocktails (10)
Authentic (9)
Bar Seating (7)
Fun (7)
Comfort Food (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
People Watching (5)
Casual (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Scenic View (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Healthy (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Live Sports (1)
Organic (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Seasonal (1)
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·Dined 4 days ago

My favorite restaurant in Greenville. Steaks are always cooked perfectly and very tender. Crab cakes are outstanding. Desserts, what can I say?. Great service.

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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 (New England)·Dined 5 days ago

This restaurant has consistently good quality & inventive food offerings - we’ve gone here for years and have never been disappointed. Try the Tuna Crudo in lieu of an appetizer - excellent!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Mediocre at best. Very disappointed in the food, tryIng too hard wth bad results. Undercooked food, way too much salt used in seasoning of food that was actually cooked. Pretentious and unimpressive wine list! Only good thing was our waiter who was very professional and courteous and totally wasted in this restaurant.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Had dinner reservations but we were so much fun in the bar we ended up eating there. Michelle and Wilson (?) were fantastic. Great knowledge of the wine list, excellent service even at peak capacity and great food. Menu is not super unique but the food is dependable and well presented.

Tags: Quick Bite, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Wonderful start to end. Soup was delicious, but just warm. They were very accommodating and brought me hot soup.

Tags: Healthy, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Comfort Food, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching, Paleo Friendly, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

We were so disappointed with the food. We were a party of 10 and everyone who ordered the steak agreed it was mostly fat and little meat. The crab cakes were 75% filler. Not worth the $200 plus bill for just my family of 3. We had heard so much about this place and were extremely disappointed with the quality of food.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Our server seemed annoyed that we were placed in his section to start, and things never really got better from there. We asked for recommendations on certain dishes, and he couldn't give any nor could he discuss the dishes we had questions about. Steak and lobster were both very good, but we felt as if we had inconvenienced our server the whole time. I could handle this at a sandwich shop, but I do expect more from a place such as this. Most likely the last time we visit the West End Grille.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 4, 2017

As always, Rick Erwin’s doesn’t disappoint. Great food an excellent service.

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

We had our 39 anniversary on October 28. I chose the open table and was pleasantly surprised. It was suite and the food was great I had the ribeye the best I think I have ever had everything was cooked just like we ordered I hate to have to send something back. Great Job

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 28, 2017

This was our second visit to Rick Erwin's for a special event. The reservation was perfect as we didn't have to wait and was seated immediately. Awesome food with large portions.

Tags: Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

The food was amazing! And the service was impeccable, very professional and kind hearted. Would definitely recommend for a fancy evening with someone special!

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Cozy
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

Very disappointed in my steak. Asked for it to be cooked Pittsburgh Style was not done that way and sent back and instead of starting over they recooked the original one. I would have expected them to bring out new one done as I requested the first time.

Tags: Tasting Menu
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Fantastic dry-aged Kansas City strip steak that was perfectly prepared. Excellent service and wine list.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Decided to stay away from steak and tried the lamb. Would not repeat. Not well cooked and lacked flavor. Server was ok but not the best at Ricks. This place has major competition in Greenville and it was very quiet on a Friday night while every other place was packed. It may be losing its mojo a little. I think I will give it a miss for a while

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Rather poor in every respect.
A local chain one up from Arby’s. Low standard of cooking and ingredients surprised me. Slow service. Above average wine list but few bottles below $50.
And you have to pay for parking.
Do yourself a favor and give this one a miss.

Tags: Disabled Access
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Great evening!

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Excellent food, excellent service. Apps, salads, main dishes, etc were delivered to the table in a time sensitive matter. They even prepared a half portion of sweet potatoes and delivered to the table early for our 18mo daughter. We sat near the front line for the food, so it was kinda loud, but works out for us since we had a youngster with us. Prices were high, but for the quality of food and service, I feel like it was a good value. For 2 people be prepared for $60+++ Overall a great dining experience.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Business Meals, Paleo Friendly, Live Sports, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

We had fantastic food and the service was wonderful. We will return!

Tags: Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Felt rushed. Food came out way too fast for that type of experience. We wanted more time to enjoy the meal, wine and atmosphere.

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Excellent experience...table was reserved as requested via OT reservation. Hosted an out of town, executive, guest and received rave reviews! So proud of our city and quality of entertainment.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Absolutely fantastic experience. Steaks were perfectly prepared and service executed the experience perfectly.

The wine list is noteworthy, there are some exceptional values on the list (we enjoyed 2009 opus for $315 and 2011 continuum for $275)

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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 9, 2017

This restaurant never disappoints. The food and atmosphere are superb.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Casual, Romantic
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·Dined on October 7, 2017

Our waiter was Chuck. Very polite, very knowledgeable about the menu. Great help on making food choices, also, very accomodating! The resturant is beautiful.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 7, 2017

From the comfy, creative bar to the great food and service, everything here is first class. Neighborhood feel, but worldly spirits and cuisine.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Rick Erwin has been the top restaurant in my opinion in the downtown Greenville area. Great atmsophere and superior food. It should be high on your places to eat.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Always consistent with top quality food, ambiance and service. Our waiter, Chuck, was outstanding and the booth we requested was terrific.

Tags: Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays
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 (Charleston)·Dined on September 30, 2017

We had a great night - the ambiance, service and food was terrific!

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on September 29, 2017

It was a great experience, but it is very pricy. Wine list is good but very expensive and same thing with the food.

Tags: Business Meals
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·Dined on September 29, 2017

Always enjoy Rick Erwin's restaurants. This was for my birthday and the steak was great as always.

Tags: Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, People Watching
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·Dined on September 29, 2017

We first ate at Rick Erwin's 8 years ago and remembered the food knocking our socks off. We had not been back in 8 years, but on our more recent visit last week, it was still very good...but no longer remarkable. The filet was spot on, but the lamb was very fatty. The service was impeccable and the ambiance was perfect. So overall, it was a very good experience, but the value of the food for the price paid was not what we remembered.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 24, 2017

This restaurant was amazing. The waiter and help staff were very kind and asked us if we were celebrating anything special before we even sat down. They went out of their way to wish my husband a happy birthday on many occasions. The food was delicious - the calamari was some of the best I've ever had!

Tags: Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on September 23, 2017

We visited to celebrate our son receiving his Eagle Scout rank. We drove (2) hours to visit this restaurant and the area and it was well worth the trip.

Our waiter Jonathan was very knowledgeable and accommodating. He explained all our options and made valuable recommendations. We were not rushed and were given time to enjoy our meal.

I/we will return to this restaurant again for special occasions!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Romantic
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 (Charleston)·Dined on September 22, 2017

We had a wonderful dining experience at Rick Erwin's. The food was fantastic, and the service was even better. WE would recommend it for anyone's special occasion.

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Charleston)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Great food and service

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Great experience. Food and service impeccable!

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·Dined on September 16, 2017

We were seated very quickly and the waiter was very delighted to serve us. The food was amazing as well as the environment.

Tags: Authentic, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on September 16, 2017

Everything was wonderful from the friendly employees to my waiter, Jonathan and the excellent food! Loved the atmosphere and setting of the restaurant. Order the lobster tail and steak and it was DELICIOUS! It is expensive but well worth it. Will be back again.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Charleston)·Dined on September 15, 2017

I love the food and atmosphere! The service was excellent!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Greensboro)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Since I moved to Greenville 14 years ago, the West End Grill always had the cache of being the spot for people 'in the know'. Not trendy, not hip, but forever classy and elegant. I went for the first time to celebrate an anniversary. The place did not disappoint! The food was great and our waiter was all you hoped for at such a place; very attentive without being annoying; personable, prompt and fun. We had a great evening and will definitely rerun, this time without waiting for so many years.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Kid-friendly, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Charleston)·Dined on September 15, 2017

This was one of my favorite dining experiences in Greenville. The food was outstanding, and the service was impeccable.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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