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1034 Broad St, Sumter, SC 29150-2505
803-773-6323
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 9
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Disappointed Dining Option

Visited here a few weeks back and the place has really gone down hill. The service was adequate and the food was just about the same. For a chain restaurant, I do not expect a lot, however, I do expect that the items on the menu are prepared the same at this location as any other restaurant in the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Dan T
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Sumter, South Carolina
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Sumter, South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Visited here a few weeks back and the place has really gone down hill. The service was adequate and the food was just about the same. For a chain restaurant, I do not expect a lot, however, I do expect that the items on the menu are prepared the same at this location as any other restaurant in the chain.... More 

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Sumter, South Carolina
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64 reviews 64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We had planned a nice dinner out but the poor service ruined the meal. We waited more than 15 minutes for our waitress to even take our drink order, which she got wrong. The meal was a typical chain meal. I don't know if we'll eat here again. Even for Sumter this place wasn't very good.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I dont get tired of coming here because the food is always Amazing and the food is always perfect. I really dont have any complaints about this place. Always clean bathroom and tables.

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Sumter, South Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Been here quite a few times as friends really like this place. I think it is just OK, had one of the specials this time which was quite awful, shrimp overcooked, cold when served. Desert was excellent as were the biscuits. Service OK. Really have been there for lunch & good but dinner poor - just too spotty service and... More 

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Hedgesvill
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

it was late when we arrived and there was no one in the front to seat us. The manager found us and apologized and immediately had us seated. She immediately took our drink order and handed us menus. She was friendly and courteous. The lobster shrimp specials were great -- lots of flavor. Everything arrived in a timely manner. The... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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82 reviews 82 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Typical Red Lobster. Food was better than good, but not excellent. Service was excellent. Very much a Southern Hospitality Restaurant, from when we walked into the restaurant until we walked out. Would go again.

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Sumter, South Carolina
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

The food is not fresh. All dishes usually are dripping in oils The staff does the bare minimum generally speaking (encountered one nice waitress, but did not interact with her due to a large party that one incident). It needs updating. It's a poor excuse for a Red Lobster. I will stick with making seafood at home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Ordered over the phone. Our food was ready when we arrived to pick it up. One of our salads was missing, but the food was hot and delicious! Would definitely order from there again.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My husband went to Red Lobster for our wedding anniversary. We couldn't afford to go out of town, so this was our best option. We weren't disappointed, it was a wonderful meal with fabulous service. TBH, we weren't expecting much with a chain restaurant and we were pleasantly surprised. However, we'd gotten a sitter for the evening and were hoping... More 

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Manning, South Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I reviewed this restaurant in March of last year and could not have had a better experience. Great food, service, etc. Fast forward 11 months and I had a totally different experience. The service was ok, it was the food that we were disappointed with. My fiance had fish and chips and the fish was so overcooked and hard, it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1034 Broad St, Sumter, SC 29150-2505
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Sumter
  • Phone Number: 803-773-6323

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?