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Palmetto Oyster House

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415 W. Wesmark, Sumter, SC 29150
803-607-9498
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: A new casual restaurant that just opened 15 August 2011. We thought the...
A new casual restaurant that just opened 15 August 2011. We thought the crab balls and crab cake truly outstanding! 803-607-9498
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great place in Sumter!

Really fun place to meet up with friends or take the family. Most of the time the food is good, and the service is excellent. I have been there on occasion where the staff was overworked and not very friendly. I just avoid going on busy nights. Try the alligator cheesecake....sounds weird...oh... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
DDMartin_325
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Sumter, South Carolina
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Sumter, South Carolina
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Really fun place to meet up with friends or take the family. Most of the time the food is good, and the service is excellent. I have been there on occasion where the staff was overworked and not very friendly. I just avoid going on busy nights. Try the alligator cheesecake....sounds weird...oh so good

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Sumter, SC
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

My son, blessedly, had a craving for oysters on the half shell, while he was visiting me, so he went here and brought back 4 dozen. They were the most succulent oysters I have ever eaten and I probably could have eaten them all! I did, however, play the sweet little old southern lady and ate only six. I can't... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Husband ordered steak, Medium Rare. Came to him almost medium well. Steak was grisly. He ordered the fried bacon macaroni. We both tasted it and agreed it tasted like old grease. I ordered bacon wrapped scallops and red potatoes. Way too much bacon. Could not taste scallops. Removed the bacon after a few and the scallops were about as big... More 

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Dalzell, South Carolina, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The atmosphere is one the encourages interaction with your party and offers a lot to choose from. The food is pretty is pretty good. The seafood nachos and the steak are my favorite dishes. I would love to see steam clams added to the menu.

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12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Went to a going away lunch at the Palmetto Oyster house today and the staff was on the ball. The orders were taken quickly, the food came out fast and they processed everyone's payments snappily. They have a great selection of beers too.

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Sumter, South Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is a great local (non-chain) seafood place. While the menu isn't huge, there are plenty of options. They have quite a large beer selection too. I have yet to eat anything here that wasn't good. There is an outdoor bar with a games area, as well as an indoor bar and games area for those who aren't interested in... More 

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Morehead City, Nc
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58 reviews 58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We arrived at this restaurant just before the evening rush. We were seated right away. The service was great and the food was very good. I got the Bayou Pasta with chicken and the noodles were a little dry, but the chicken and sauce was delicious. My husband enjoyed his seafood. We would probably eat there again, if we're ever... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama
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75 reviews 75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This is a casual restaurant. The food was casual, but very well prepared. My dining partner had the bacon wrapped scallops and thought they were excellent. I had lobster tacos and they were good too. My only complaint was the noise level. There was a large party in the same room with us and they were very, very loud, to... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We chose this restaurant for fresh seafood, and it was a great choice! The atmosphere is very casual, but the service is quick, friendly, and attentive. I had grilled swordfish with a creole sauce and my friend had a salmon pinwheel filled with crab meat. Both were delicious! My side dish of red potatoes was cooked to perfection, and the... More 

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Watertown, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We stopped here on the wrecommendation of springhill suites front desk. They did not steer us wrong. First of all dont be in a hurry. It takes a while for your food but is worth the wait. I had the soft shell crab soft tacos and they were superb. My husband had shrimp and grits and thoroughly enjoyed it. We... More 

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Additional Information about Palmetto Oyster House

Address: 415 W. Wesmark, Sumter, SC 29150
Phone Number: 803-607-9498
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Sumter
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 415 W. Wesmark, Sumter, SC 29150
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Sumter
  • Phone Number: 803-607-9498

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Description

A new casual restaurant that just opened 15 August 2011. We thought the crab balls and crab cake truly outstanding! 803-607-9498
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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