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Breakwater Resturant and Bar

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802 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601-2570 (O'Neal Street)
+1 864-271-0046
16:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Wed 16:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Piedmont, South Carolina
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place you don't want to miss in Greenville... This restaurant sits right on The Reedy River! It has indoor dining as well as outside patio dining on beautiful days here. The food is fresh, homemade and presented beautifully. A very nice place to to stop for lunch or dinner

Thank Carole D
Seneca, South Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Met a friend for a drink and appetizers in the bar area. Outstanding Barkeepers! Appetizers were very good, bar type food. Atmosphere is pleasant and guests were friendly to mingle with.

1 Thank lisaludwig2017
1 review
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The service was outstanding, at the bar and dining. The server was knowledgeable and professional. Exceeded expectations.

Thank Chasidy G
Alexandria, Virginia
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165 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We had a table for six for a weeknight dinner, and were pleasantly surprised with the ambiance here. The dining room was quiet, the server was excellent, and the food was really delicious. We tried several appetizers and loved them, especially the tomato pie and the calimari. The wine list is nice and our server was well versed in the... More 

Thank notlostyet36
Greenville, Sc
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120 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We ate here with friends. The service was excellent and the food was very good. The waiter went out of her way to help my wife find a wine that she liked. I had an appetizer and a small plate that were very good. Everyone in our party were pleased with their experience here.

Thank Bob H
Greer, South Carolina
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193 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We have periodically enjoyed Breakwater since it opened. We visited with the latest new menu. Breakwater is well located on Main Street in Greenville, close to the stadium, to Reedy River Falls, theater, and a variety of venues to enjoy in Greenville. We enjoyed happy hour with appetizers and small plates. The Bar is active and well appointed. However it... More 

1 Thank UpstateExplorer
Austin, TX
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4 reviews
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Why is every restaurant so LOUD?! Not Breakwater. The ambience was great. The service was superb. The food was delicious.Great find.

Thank plabrams
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Came here with a Friend from out of town, who was staying at the Hyatt. This Place has great food, and a amazing staff. Will definitely be back.

Thank Joe_williams46
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

This was my wife and my first time eating at this restaurant. We were with 2 other couples and we all had an enjoyable time. The waiter was very friendly and attentive and helpful. We started with salads, some had the butter lettuce and the others the spring salad, which were perfect sizes. The entrees were delicious. 3 of us... More 

Thank Copdoc57
Greer, South Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food, service & atmosphere. Great for a night out with friends. Prices are very reasonable & food is great.

Thank Vincent D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 802 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601-2570
    (O'Neal Street)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Greenville
  • Phone Number: +1 864-271-0046
Breakwater is an upscale, neighborhood bar and lounge featuring a quality dining menu along with craft cocktails, an excellent wine list and a full variety of beer.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?