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1629 Marina Road, Anderson, SC 29625
864-287-3215
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Marina View with really good food

Our group often travels to the Clemson area and we've found very consistent service and food at the Galley. Group ranges from 6 to 20 and even with last minute reservations, the staff has found a way to accommodate us. I cannot speak for weekends as we usually arrive on a weekday. Wonderful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 3, 2014
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Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
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South Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Local and waterfront dining. Guests have a well-rounded choice of entrees. Their outdoor patio dining is fabulous! Great views, good service, quality food and locally owned....If you are looking for something a little more upscale for a special outing, this is a good choice. Oh! And you can access The Galley by boat, which makes for a lovely little evening... More 

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Anderson, South Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The Galley offers a fantastic Sunday buffet only on Easter and Mothers Day and no other restaurant in this area can compare to it. Boiled shrimp, sushi, lamb, beef, ham, chicken fish, about 30 desserts inc. creme brûlée. Pies, cakes, tiramisu, etc. They also offer poached salmon, seaweed salad with calamari, fruits, cheeses, etc. all for one price which includes... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The Galley was recommended to us as a place to celebrate our daughter's graduation, and it did not disappoint. We made a reservation in advance to 9 of us, and didn't have a problem adding to that number the day of the reservation. The location can't be beat. It's right on the lake with beautiful views. The dining room is... More 

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Seneca, South Carolina
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97 reviews 97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We prefer to go during the week when the crowd is not as energetic as the weekend. Our visit this past week was enjoyable with a wonderful view of the lake, great food, and friends we hadn't seen in awhile. I enjoyed plank salmon and asparagus (small plate) and a wonderful pear salad. My husband is a beef person and... More 

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Grand Ledge, Michigan
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20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This restaurant is our absolute favorite when in Anderson. The staff, the view down the lake, the food, the ambience. Everything. Prices are reasonable and they offer smaller portions as well as full sized entrees.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

First the view was spectacular at sunset. Restaurant is large with a great bar areA overlooking Portman shoals marina. Atmosphere was amazing Superlative wait staff. Food was really well prepared and beautifully presented. Highly recommended for those special evenings.

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Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Slightly above average food. O.k. service. We have been at least 2 times in the past. From what we remember it was a little above average with nice views of the lake. Another plus (+) is that it's just across the Hwy 24 bridge from our house.

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14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I have visited this place many times and will go back again. You can arrive via boat or car and the views are fantastic. Service has always been good, although you may feel a little rushed as they try to turn over the covers. The food is above average but will never win any Michelin stars. Prices are reasonable and... More 

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We went to The Galley for Valentines Dinner. We had reservations and were promptly seated. The dining room is a bit cramped with wait staff having to bump their way through the chairs to get things done. A good range of choices on the menu. Got a shrimp cocktail appetizer and it was quite good. Salad course was kinda blah,... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
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74 reviews 74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Our group often travels to the Clemson area and we've found very consistent service and food at the Galley. Group ranges from 6 to 20 and even with last minute reservations, the staff has found a way to accommodate us. I cannot speak for weekends as we usually arrive on a weekday. Wonderful seafood varieties and fine steaks. The appertizers... More 

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Additional Information about The Galley

Address: 1629 Marina Road, Anderson, SC 29625
Phone Number: 864-287-3215
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Anderson
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1629 Marina Road, Anderson, SC 29625
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Anderson
  • Phone Number: 864-287-3215

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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