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The Pump House Restaurant- Casual Waterfront Dining

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Come experience some of the best Southern-inspired American cuisine available anywhere. The Pump House features the freshest ingredients, prepared by accomplished local chefs who know what great food is all about. We do it all in an amazingly-beautiful setting on the Catawba River that celebrates our rich history and our exciting future. Join us for an upscale southern dining experience.
PRICE RANGE
US$24 - US$38
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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All reviews brunch shrimp and grits pork chop chocolate cake gazpacho trout drinks and appetizers fried green tomatoes corn muffins wedge salad short ribs sliders burger rooftop bar catawba river top floor view of the river
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a great view although the traffic, number of people, and over development is slowly ruining this area. My friends and I had a nice drink on the drinking level but the waiter was so loud and obnoxious I wanted to punch him. Don't...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jennifer w
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been to The Pump House a number of times and seem to find one common tread. There is a need for more customer (diner) service. It appears to me they need to have a slightly larger wait staff or a better understanding of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Tom C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant for anniversary. Highly recommended from a friend. Friendly waitstaff that offered great suggestions. All courses were exceptional for us both. Will definitely return soon to checkout the rooftop bar overlooking catawba river.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank fireman54Charlotte
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seems to be the social place to visit it is often very very overcrowded the food to me is adequate well prepared but for the price it's not worth it.during my visit we had a long stand wait for a table just for four people.took...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 756jerryh
Chris J, General Manager at The Pump House Restaurant- Casual Waterfront Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Jerry, I am disappointed to learn that your experience did not go as it should have. I hope that we will get the opportunity to change your opinion of our great restaurant.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second visit, this time during SC Restaurant Week. Last year it was for Charlotte (NC) Restaurant Week, which is just up I-77 from Rock Hill, SC. Food was once again excellent. My three selections were Shrimp Cocktail, Shrimp & Grits, and Cheesecake....More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank barberrr
Chris J, General Manager at The Pump House Restaurant- Casual Waterfront Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Glad to learn that you had such an enjoyable experience! We hope to see you again during Charlotte Restaurant Week!

Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

Alan, our waiter, was wonderful! He was patient and attentive to every detail. The manager checked in with us. The food is fabulous, especially the pork chop and chicken dishes! The winter smash cocktail is must have too! Plus, who doesn't want homemade, hand churned...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tdormannhood
Chris J, General Manager at The Pump House Restaurant- Casual Waterfront Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

Excellent atmosphere in bar or dining area. Kids menu offered. Outstanding duck confit gnocchi appetizer. Best sweet tea chicken sandwich I’ve ever had, crispy on outside and juicy on inside. Wait staff was very good and attentive. We will be back often!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 843kathyz
Chris J, General Manager at The Pump House Restaurant- Casual Waterfront Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review, Kathy! We will have a Sweet Tea Fried Chicken Sandwich waiting for you on your next visit!

Reviewed 25 December 2018 via mobile

An historic place with rooftop patio with nice views , fresh air, good food and service . Good squash soup and meatloaf !

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tenantrep
Chris J, General Manager at The Pump House Restaurant- Casual Waterfront Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us and for the great feedback!

Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place to eat. Nice environment for getting together. This was my second visit and I will go back again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LizMc89
Chris J, General Manager at The Pump House Restaurant- Casual Waterfront Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2018

Thank you for the great review, Liz!

Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

It is a newly renovated pump station with nice river view. French toast and variety of omlets were delicious. Have a walk by the river before you go to the Pump House.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank muratd247
Chris J, General Manager at The Pump House Restaurant- Casual Waterfront Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2018

Thank you for joining us for brunch, Murat!

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Inspire219065
14 February 2019|
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Response from Patricia Y | Reviewed this property |
I believe my husband got a military discount, but you might want to call and check if it is important to you.
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Nanci O
13 October 2018|
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Response from Patricia Y | Reviewed this property |
As above...the elevator is at ground level and will take you to your destination. bon appetit............and enjoy the view
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