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“Good food, beer, and great service” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Palmetto Oyster House

Palmetto Oyster House
415 W. Wesmark, Sumter, SC 29150
803-607-9498
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Ranked #4 of 111 restaurants in Sumter
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: A new casual restaurant that just opened 15 August 2011. We thought the crab balls and crab cake truly outstanding! 803-607-9498
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Good food, beer, and great service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

We had a large party (40-50) - a bunch of Soldiers for a social function. The food was good and the service was fast and friendly. It's not easy to take care of that many so well. Kudos!

Visited November 2013
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English first
Sumter, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
“Great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

We ate here for an office gathering and had excellent food and service. My wife and I had the crabcakes and they were wonderful. Can't wait to go again.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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114 reviews 114 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Oyster Bust”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Picked this location for an annual dinner related to a golf trip for the oysters. Two of us had the grilled oyster appetizer and it was chewy and inedible. Soup was bland. Soft shell crab sandwich was ok. Best part of meal was granddaughters hamburger….which we could have gone to any number of burger places. Were told the oysters come from Florida and research suggested those oysters are great locally in Fl. but don't travel well. Certainly true for us. Service was friendly and good….but why go to an oyster house if there is only one type of oyster and it is not good. Guess will try Ruby Tuesdays next year, at least the salad bar will be fine.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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El Paso, Texas
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3 restaurant reviews
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“Good Food and Service, Love the Beer Selection!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We went here with a party of about 12 people from work. I loved the excellent beer selection! Good service and the ribeye steak with a lobster cream sauce was quite tastie. Our server did a pretty good job with our large party. Overall, a good experience and a decent place to take a larger group of family and/or friends for dinner.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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NorCal
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
“Worth the price (and wait)”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Despite a server who was challenged with too many tables to keep track of, and the expected wait when you arrive at dinner time on a Saturday night, we loved our dining experience. The beer selection was excellent and our alligator cheesecake appetizer was outstanding! My wife and I had the Martha's Vineyard steak (steak, lobster and sauce) and loved every bite!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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