noun | an·chor·age | \ˈaŋ-k(ə-)rij\

: something that provides a strong hold or connection

Located in the heart of the Village of West Greenville, The Anchorage is a casual neighborhood restaurant focused on serving our local community thoughtfully prepared small plates, craft cocktails & beer, and sustainable wine.

Our goal is to provide a meeting place perfect for anything from a special occasion to a quick dinner before heading home.  Our menu is eclectic but with a clear focus on showcasing simple ingredients sourced both locally and from around the region.

Our hope is that by working hand in hand with our producers, artisans, and local craftsmen we can offer a unique dining experience with a few surprises and a genuine sense of hospitality.  We hope to see you for dinner soon at The Anchorage! 






The Village of West Greenville
586 Perry Avenue
Greenville, SC 29611



T-Th 5p–9:30p
F-Sa 5p–10p
Sun 10a-3p




At The Anchorage we update our menu almost daily to ensure we are providing our customers with the freshest ingredients possible.  Our menu is eclectic but with a clear focus on showcasing simple ingredients sourced both locally and from around the region.  For those interested in booking one of our Tasting Tables, more information can be found here.

Below are sample menus to show the type of cuisine you can expect to enjoy at The Anchorage.   For tonight's exact menu please call the restaurant at 864-219.3082.

Dinner          Dessert           Brunch        Wine



How to Get a Seat:

The Anchorage is a first come - first serve restaurant but we also offer our wait list option every night.  If the dining room fills up we will activate our wait list below.  You can  add your party online or by calling the restaurant.  You will receive a text message with your estimated wait, a link to show parties waiting in front of you, and we'll text or call when your table is ready.  If you are not present at the restaurant when your table is ready you may be bumped down the list or removed if there is no response after several attempts.

The Waitlist and standard service is reserved for parties fewer than 6.  For Parties of 6-8 reservations must be made in advance using our booking system.  These reservations include a tasting menu that is reflective of the a la carte experience.  Please see our FAQ section for more information regarding large parties or feel free to Book Here!

Join the Waitlist below.  Please include whether you would prefer to sit at a table, at the bar or first available.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I make a reservation?

We will not be taking reservations to allow for our local clientele to ensure they can frequent the restaurant on a whim.  We also encourage you to support our surrounding businesses and artists while you wait for your table.

If the wait list above is inactive come on down and grab a seat.  If the waitlist is active you can add yourself through the box above. Click the tab above for access to the list and to see how many parties are waiting.  After you request to add your name you will receive a quoted time for your table, a link where you can check your place in line, and will receive a text message when your table is ready.  

Large Parties (6-8):

We're excited to announce that we will be taking two reservations per evening for parties sized 6-8.  These reservations will be released as a week block four weeks in advance (i.e. The week of February 27th 2017 will be released January 30th).  These reservations will be taken online through our reservation system.  Click Here to Book!

Where do I park?

The Village of West Greenville has plenty of free parking to choose from.  If no spaces are available on Pendleton Street there are two parking lots available that are free. Both are located on Branwood Street behind the restaurant.  On the corner of Branwood and Perry we have our own lot that is available after 5pm and is marked.  Right next door is a first come first serve city of Greenville lot.

What’s the Corkage fee?

We encourage our guests to choose from our curated wine list but understand if one finds the need to bring something special from home. Our corkage fee is $20 per bottle with a maximum of (2) bottles per table.

I have dietary issues, can you accommodate?

We are always happy to accommodate to the best of our ability if guests have dietary restrictions.  If you have extreme allergies or restrictions we encourage you to email us before you dine to ensure we can put the necessary care into preparing your food. Please email  

Private events?

For groups over 8 people please email with inquiries.

Do you sell gift cards?

Yes, we can sell gift cards in any amount.  To order either come by the restaurant between the hours of 1 and 4pm or you can email us at .



February 15th, 2018 The 2018 James Beard Award SemiFinalists 

December 7th, 2017 Food Network Southern and Savory: The Best Things To Eat in Greenville, SC

November 15th, 2017 Edible Upcountry Studio - to - Table

November 3rd, 2017 VOGUE Where to Find the Best Food & Drink in Greenville, SC 

October 20th, 2017 Conde Nast Traveler Where to Eat & Drink in Greenville, SC

October 2017, TOWN Magazine Little Italy

September 27th, 2017 Bon Appetit 5 Great Restaurants, Coffee Shops & Breweries in Greenville, SC 

September 27th, 2017 Eater The 11 Hottest NEw Restaurants in Greenville, SC

September 18th, 2017 USA TODAY Five Underrated Food Cities in the South

September 18th, 2017 Garden & Gun Five Surprising Southern Food Cities

August 26th, 2017 The Travel Bite 7 Reasons Foodies Need to Visit Greenville Now

August 25th, 2017 The Local Palate Snapshot: Greenville, SC

July 27th, 2017 Paste Magazine Best Bites

April 5th, 2017 Off The Grid Greenville The Anchorage Bar

April, 2017 SouthPark Magazine Going Green

April, 2017 Travel & Leisure The Heart and Soul of Greenville

March 14th, 2017 Tasting Table Greenville, SC Best Restaurants

March 13th, 2017 USA Today 10 Best Restaurants in Greenville

March 13th, 2017 Tasting Table 15 Chefs To Watch in 2017

March 6th, 2017 The Huffington Post 9 Reasons to Visit Greenville, SC in 2017

March, 2017 The Local Palate Openings Around The South

February 10th, 2017 Rooftop Tales A Sampling At The Anchorage

January 31st, 2017 The Upstate Foodie  The Anchorage

January 23rd, 2017 Plate Greg McPhee Goes Big With Small Plates

January 20th, 2017 Greenville Journal From Empty Storefront to Stunning Restaurant

January 19th, 2017 Independent Mail The Anchorage Opens in Greenville

January 18th, 2017 Scene on 7 The Anchorage Brings Fresh, Vibrant Flavor to Village of West Greenville

January 17th, 2017 WYFF4 New restaurant adds to the West End of Greenville’s growth

January 17th, 2017 Greenville News The Anchorage is changing Greenville's food culture.

January 11th, 2017 Eater Charleston Husk Alum Opens The Anchorage in Greenville

January 11th, 2017 Country Living 26 Under-the-Radar Southern Cities for Girlfriend Getaways

January 6th, 2017 Greenville Jouranl The Anchorage Will Open To The Public January 17th

January 6th, 2017 Greenville News The Anchorage Will Open January 17th

December 26th, 2016 Greenville Journal 2017's Most Highly Anticipated Restaurants

December 2016, TOWN Magazine It Takes A Village

September 15th, 2016 Departures Magazine Destination on the Rise:  Greenville, SC

August 24th, 2016 Greenville Journal Anchorage's Greg McPhee teases his menu

June 15th, 2016 Greenville News As downtown prices rise, independent restaurant owners look at options.

June 3rd, 2016:  Greenville News Restaurant 17 Chef, Community Tap Owners Partner on new Village Restaurant

June 3rd, 2016:  Upstate Business Journal The Anchorage Restaurant Coming to The Village of West Greenville

June 2016:  Greg McPhee, to open The Anchorage in The Village of West Greenville Fall 2016 in a partnership with The Community Tap



Upcoming Events

Below is a list of our upcoming events.  Follow us on social media or sign up for our emails for more information and to be notified when tickets go on sale.

February 7th     French Wine Dinner with McCarus Beverage Company - SOLD OUT

February 14th   Valentine's Day Reservations.  Book here

March 28th       Carolina Bauernhaus Ales Beer Dinner - on sale February 19th

April 1st            Easter Sunday Brunch Reservations - reservations open March 5th

April 16th          Rare Beer Dinner with The Community Tap

May 14th           Mother's Day Brunch Reservations

May 21st           Italian Wine Dinner with Country Vintner

June 17th          Father's Day Brunch Reservations



Parking is available on Pendleton Street, the City Parking Lot between Branwood and Perry Avenue and at our lot located right behind the plaza in front of the restaurant.  We ask that our guests be respectful of private parking lots around our area as not to adversely effect our neighbors.  

If coming from Downtown:  When coming down Pendleton Street turn right on Irvine Street Before hitting the main strip.  Take a quick left on Branwood or Perry (Once the Road Ends).  Our parking lot is the gravel area around 575 Perry Avenue which is the home painted with Bicycle gears.  The City Parking Lot next door is first come first serve (That lot is 2 Hour 8-5 M-Friday).

If coming from White Horse Road:  When coming down Pendleton Street turn left on Irvine Street after Pace Jewelers but before the Greenville Plaza.  Take a quick left on Branwood or Perry (Once the Road Ends).  Our parking lot is the gravel area around 575 Perry Avenue which is the home painted with Bicycle gears.  The City Parking Lot next door is first come first serve (That lot is 2 Hour 8-5 M-Friday).