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1043 Broad St, Camden, SC 29020-4307
803-424-2005
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4:45 pm - 11:00 pm
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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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  • 66
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 12
    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
Never a bad experience!

This was our 4th or 5th visit to Sam Kendall's and we have yet to be disappointed in either the service or the quality and preparation of the food! Atmosphere is laid back and the patrons are too! Wait staff is helpful and always attentive! Is the food trendy, not really, but whatever the kitchen... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
David R
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Columbia, South Carolina
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
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Camden, South Carolina
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I've visited Sam Kendalls based on reviews on this site. Perhaps I am just too picky but I have to disagree with some reviews. Sam Kendalls is an average steak house. Maybe I am spoiled having eaten at Peter Lugers in New York, The Elbow Room in the Hampton's, which to me are superb steak houses. The food at Sam... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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109 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This was our 4th or 5th visit to Sam Kendall's and we have yet to be disappointed in either the service or the quality and preparation of the food! Atmosphere is laid back and the patrons are too! Wait staff is helpful and always attentive! Is the food trendy, not really, but whatever the kitchen puts it's hand to seems... More 

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

David, We're always happy to hear back from our patrons and that they like dining with us. Thank you for recommending us! We hope that we will never disappoint you and do visit us soon. More 

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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Recently went for a family member's birthday and was a great choice. Classy and elegant interior with an easy going atmosphere. The staff was professional and waiter answered every question we asked with a spot-on answer. His name was Dillon and I would recommend him a thousand times over because of professionalism and excellent knowledge of the menu. We had... More 

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

Hi, We really appreciate you taking the time to review us! It gives us great pleasure to know that our customers had a great time dining with us. We hope that you will recommend us and join us whenever you are in Camden. More 

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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We weren't sure what to expect on a Monday night in Camden, but happy we gave this place a try. Nice decor inside (though a little dark!). Lobster bites were delicious for a starter, and could have eaten more. My steak was cooked perfectly, full of flavour. My wife enjoyed her chicken pasta, huge portion. We shared a bourbon sundae,... More 

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

Hi Gareth, We really appreciate you taking the time to review us! It gives us great pleasure to know that our customers had a great time dining with us. We hope that you will recommend us and join us whenever you are in Camden. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Relaxing dinner. Samantha was wonderful!!! For a small town, it doesn't get much better. Would return again. Steak is very good

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

Hi, Thanks for writing! We would extend your appreciation to Samantha for providing great service. We would love to have you dine with us again soon. More 

Camden, South Carolina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Often hard to be seated, but the food is great, if not creative. We attend as a treat and/or when I need a good martini!

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

Hi Helen, Thank you for taking the time to review Sam Kendall's. We're pleased to hear that you are a frequent visitor and love our martini's! We hope we see you here soon and hear back from you after your next visit. More 

South Carolina
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

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 

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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
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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 

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Additional Information about Sam Kendall's

Address: 1043 Broad St, Camden, SC 29020-4307
Phone Number: 803-424-2005
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Camden
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
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: American

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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, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Doing business

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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