Steven W's Downtown Bistro

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$30 and under
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Thank you for choosing Steven W's Downtown Bistro. We are a full service restaurant featuring the finest foods and beverages from around the world. We serve seafood from off the Carolina coast, Alaska, Northeastern waters, as well as other parts of the world. We also feature steaks, veal, pork, chicken, pasta, soups, appetizers, salads. My motto is to leave no food group untouched. We take great pride in our food preparations so as to be the best we can and that means always fresh ingredients prepared in our kitchen. We also make our desserts in our kitchen featuring an Oreo Crusted Key Lime pie with a Raspberry sc or an Almond Basket on a cloud of Raspberry Pastry Cream with ice cream, strawberries, chocolate & caramel sauce just to name a couple.
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JB
Charleston
12 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always enjoy a visit. We had a child with us and the menu had several items she likes.

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New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place was excellent. They had the crispy fried flounder with apricot sauce, that we used to get at Garibaldi’s in Charleston decades ago. We were discussing this and our server said it was the same chef. We were floored!! This is a hidden gem. We just happened to be traveling through here. I wish it was still in Charleston!

MS
Charlotte
14 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

We were in Newberry for a concert and had dinner at Steven’s. Service and atmosphere were quite nice.

DB
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good food, good service, convenient location (across the street from the Opera House)

p
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have been here several times and it never disappoints. Atmosphere is quaint , service is always top notch and the food is always cooked to perfection . We are never rushed and it’s worth the trip from Irmo for a special dinner out .

SJ
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

We were extremely disappointed when we received our bills. Our waitress, Candy, was outstanding, but she neglected to advise us of the prices of the specials, and we didn't ask for all of them. Give the prices so people don't leave with a negative taste in their mouth. The flounder was $35 - outrageous!

RI
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

everything was great except noise level made it difficult to carry on a conversation

d
Western NC
2 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Very good waitress, great cosmo, salad a little ovetdrrssed

d
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Over the years, my wife and I have always go at least once to Steven W’s when we have tickets the Newberry Opera House. The ambiance, food and service have always exceeded our expectations. We recommend it highly to anyone who wants to have a truly enjoyable dining experience.
Ronnie

OT
Western NC
2 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Birthday celebration for both the husband and I was a great experience. Good fun and service followed by Happy Birthday written on our dessert plate.

DM
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Superb food, service and value! Love this place!!

RI
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

entree and presentation was very good The caesar salad was disappointing desert was excellent but did not have expresso coffee

JW
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great service, great steaks, I would definitely go back

RR
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

The filet and crab cake was outstanding. The only lackluster part of this dining experience was our waiter. He seemed in a rush and truly didn't match the quality of the food. The Caesar salad was skimpy, but the Bistro Salad was very nice. We both got the 7 oz filet with a crab cake. The meat was cooked to perfection. The only fault I found here was they didn't put enough Hollandaise sauce on the plate and the mashed potatoes had the consistency of instant. That said, I'd still go back for the filet and see if I could substitute the mashed potatoes.

JT
Charleston
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service was great! We always love going into Newberry to eat at this restaurant.

FS
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Potato-crusted salmon was fantastic. Excellent service. Relaxing atmosphere. It felt like we were someplace special—and we were

MJ
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was great, food service were above good. Recommend this place to everyone.

OT
Greensboro
12 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Incredible food and service!
This is the best restaurant in the area.

G
Charleston
5 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We celebrated our anniversary at Steven W’s. The food was delicious. The service was excellent. A wonderful evening.

HO
Charlotte
20 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Steven w’s is a place where you go if you want to have a delicious meal and be served by the nicest people. Always good food and well priced wine.

MJ
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The waiter was bery good and helpfull. The food was very good. Couldn't have asked for a better evening.

AL
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Service was excellent. Food was very good and well presented.

OT
Charleston
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

It was great, wonderful customer service

r
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

steven ws food and service were great i would recommend for dinner in newberry

d
Charleston
6 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I went here for dinner before a concert at the Opera House. The service was the best we've had in a long time. We weren't rushed, our server was very attentive, and there was a nice break between courses. I had the Cajun Shrimp and Scallop Fettuccini, and it was excellent. There were four large scallops, and they were cooked perfectly - not overdone. The shrimp, pasta, and sauce were also great. My wife had the Veal Saltimbocca, and she said that was very good. Great food at a reasonable price!

CS
Charleston
9 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love coming to Newberry to dine. There wasn’t an event our night at the Opera House so we enjoyed a quiet dining experience. Good food as always but no specialty blackberry chicken as the large party upstairs had ordered it all. Excellent service.

OT
Charleston
5 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had attended a spring open house/wine walk in Newberry and stayed for dinner at Steven W’s and we both thoroughly enjoyed our entrees. And based on recommendations, we both tried their cookie basket and ice cream with fruit dessert, and it was unbelievably delicious. We will go back sooner than later, and we both highly recommend this restaurant.

a
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, especially the seafood and desserts. Will be back soon!

JL
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food and friendly, helpful staff. Wonderful experience!

JP
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

Had high expectations but was very disappointed. Our table of 6 waited 45 minutes for food. Our server nowhere to be seen. Bread was hard. 5 of us had filet and crab cake and two of the five were grossly undercooked and the meat had a stringy taste. Loved the feel of the restaurant though. Had it not been for this being a pre-meal for a Newberry Opera House performance we would have sent the food back but we were late as it was. Normally I give places a second chance but this was so poor I just won’t.

OT
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Steve W's is our "go to" place when dining downtown Newberry. It's perfect for dining before shows at the Newberry Opera House. Our favorite meal is the potato crusted salmon, but we've never been disappointed with any selection.

DB
Charleston
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our go to place when attending performances at the Opera House. Do need to allow plenty of time if you want dessert otherwise you may not have time.

HO
Charlotte
20 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always on point. Perfect.

NB
Savannah
3 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Steven W's is my favorite place to eat in Newberry. He always has the best & freshest seafood !

CF
Western NC
3 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We enjoyed our dinner very much and thought it was a great place before an Opera House performance.

M
Charlotte
26 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Really good food and really good service. Our table for 4 was a little small, but we managed.

SF
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 3

The Apricot Flounder was delicious! Cooked perfectly! The vegetable sides lack flavor- very boring. Not sure why we were seated in the very back of the restaurant next to the kitchen in/out door with plenty of other seats available. We had a reservation also.

OT
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We had wonderful meal with great service.

OT
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food in a charming setting. We will be back!

KL
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, excellent attention to detail. Very special evening for me and my sweetie. Will differently visit again when in the area. Thank You

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