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1043 Broad St, Camden, SC 29020-4307
803-424-2005
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:45 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Come experience Camden's most unique dining experience. Enjoy excellent...
Come experience Camden's most unique dining experience. Enjoy excellent American contemporary cuisine in an atmosphere of casual sophistication. We proudly feature over 80 wine offerings; we also have a full service bar featuring the finest spirits, and over thirty beers available either on tap or in the bottle. The chef’s feature daily seafood offerings as well as the chef’s daily grill special.
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Visitor rating
  • 65
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful!

We have visited here several times and the food is always fantastic! This last time, I got the pork loin covered in Marsala sauce with herb rice and a salad......delicious! And our waiter, James, couldn't have been more attentive and helpful. We will definitely be back!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
brmiller177
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South Carolina
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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116 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
South Carolina
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We have visited here several times and the food is always fantastic! This last time, I got the pork loin covered in Marsala sauce with herb rice and a salad......delicious! And our waiter, James, couldn't have been more attentive and helpful. We will definitely be back!

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Jonathan B, Owner at Sam Kendall's, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback! We noticed that you gave us 4-stars above. What can we do a better job of in the future to earn that 5th star from you? All of your feedback is greatly appreciated. -Jonathan B. More 

Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Love the menu. I would like to see a little more variation, but overall, always well prepared. My favorite dish is the seared diver scallops.

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Jonathan B, Owner at Sam Kendall's, responded to this review

We appreciate the honest feedback, Mary. We're always open to hearing how we can improve. If you would like to elaborate, feel free to contact us at: samkendalls@gmail.com. Thank you, Jonathan B. More 

Sumter, South Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

My wife and I have eaten at Sam Kendall's many times with only positive reviews. Can't wait to try the lobster roll on our next visit!

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Jonathan B, Owner at Sam Kendall's, responded to this review

This is what we like to hear, Marc! Be sure to come back and see us soon. -Jonathan B. More 

Buffalo, NY
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The service was very good. The sirloin steak was cooked perfectly. Relatively quiet to carry on a conversation without having to raise your voice so other can hear you.

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Jonathan B, Owner at Sam Kendall's, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the positive comments. It’s always encouraging when customers acknowledge the good work of our team. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Jonathan B. More 

Chapin, South Carolina, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I frequent this establishment several times a month. They have an excellent menu and a very cool bar. The owner is at the dealership most times I visit. They even modified a ceasar salad just for me.y or want a drink! I highly recommend this reataurant/bar to anyone who is in the Camden area who may be hungr

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Nice atmosphere and fitting for all occasions. the food is always great and the staff is very attentive to the needs of the patrons. Great stakes and seafood are offered and prepared many different ways.

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The interior of the restaurant was nice and fairly quiet. The staff were friendly and attentive. The quality of the steak was good. The house salad was very plain. Limited, uninspired, side choices. I rated the value low because the entrees were priced quite high for a small town restaurant.

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Jonathan B, Owner at Sam Kendall's, responded to this review

Thank you Joe for your review. We truly appreciate your constructive feedback and will certainly share it with our team as we continue to grow. We hope you give us another chance in the future to make it right. -The Sam Kendall's Team More 

Camden, South Carolina, United States
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Husband and I went the night before Valentine's Day. Not impressed as usual. Bread was OK. Salad was small very elementary. Our stuffed mushroom appetizer was great. We ordered the filet. My husband got a large one - mine was a good bit smaller. And not tender. I asked for it medium but it was totally well done. The staff... More 

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Jonathan B, Owner at Sam Kendall's, responded to this review

We're very sorry to hear about your experience with us, Nancy. Do you happen to recall your check number or the name of your server so we can coach this person to success? -The Sam Kendall's Team More 

Lugoff, South Carolina
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This was our first visit to Sam Kendall’s, and I have to say that I was not at all impressed; especially for the money spent. The wait staff was friendly but a little slow, and not all were familiar with all of the menu items. We were asked if we wanted any bread. This should be automatically put on the... More 

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Amsterdam
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

Let me start by saying that this is a review for spoiled Europeans. Cause that's what I am. I can't handle greasy, salty food, and I find pasta and rice generally over cooked in this otherwise lovely country. So this may have something to do with me sending my pork chops back, and hiding my uneaten chicken breast under the... More 

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Jonathan B, Owner at Sam Kendall's, responded to this review

Thanks for alerting us to this. We work hard to offer good food and friendly service, and I’m sorry that we didn’t meet your expectations. I hope you will give us another chance in the future. If you’d like to contact me directly, please call the restaurant and ask for Jonathan. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1043 Broad St, Camden, SC 29020-4307
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Camden
  • Phone Number: 803-424-2005

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic

Description

Come experience Camden's most unique dining experience. Enjoy excellent American contemporary cuisine in an atmosphere of casual sophistication. We proudly feature over 80 wine offerings; we also have a full service bar featuring the finest spirits, and over thirty beers available either on tap or in the bottle. The chef’s feature daily seafood offerings as well as the chef’s daily grill special.
Open Hours
Monday
4:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:45 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:45 pm - 11:00 pm

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