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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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  • 33
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 14
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  • 1
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great view, excellent service

I have been coming to The Galley for years and have never written a review. I read some reviews before I made reservations this time and I felt the need to clarify expectations. The Galley is a restaurant on the lake and caters to an older clientele or a boating clientele that can moor up. It does... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Dave G
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Morehead City, North Carolina
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Morehead City, North Carolina
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I have been coming to The Galley for years and have never written a review. I read some reviews before I made reservations this time and I felt the need to clarify expectations. The Galley is a restaurant on the lake and caters to an older clientele or a boating clientele that can moor up. It does not have haute... More 

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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We had dinner on a Wednesday evening. I was surprised how busy the restaurant was that night. The crowd was not a problem. The waiter was prompt and provided excellent service. I had the blackened Salmon. It was well prepared and delicious. The others in our group had the trout and it was great. I like going to the Galley... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great food, great friendly service, great views. Very comparable prices. Don't forget to check out the specials. My wife loves the Ribs and we both love the Seafood Boil when they are available. The Galley is definitely our overall favorite in the area. When the weather permits we come by boat. We have our annual family reunion here and eat... More 

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Jesup, Georgia
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The title of my review pretty much sums it up! The Galley overlooks Hartwell Lake. The atmosphere at The Galley is fun and friendly! The staff are attentive and polite! And the food....mmmm....! The watermelon salad was my favorite! I also had two very good lobster tails, and a decent filet mignon. My cousin's wife insists on the fried pickles... More 

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Georgioupolis, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We've visited The Galley on several occasions each time the food and service was superb! Best fried shrimp I head in a long time. You won't be disappointed! Be sure to get a reservation.

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Greenville, SC
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47 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We had almost stopped going here in the last couple of years because food quality and service had gone down. At the start of summer we basically gave it another shot because we wanted to eat on the water. We have a place on the lake and choices are limited to go by boat to eat. So we went and... More 

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Anderson, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We waited for about15 minutes to get a table. My son visited the bar and was served a beer, but when the hostess took us to our table, she told my son that he could not be served because he was wearing a sleeveless tee shirt. He was asked to leave. Three ladies were sitting at the table beside us... More 

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South Carolina
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20 restaurant reviews
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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
12 restaurant reviews
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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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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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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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