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The Galley

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$$ - $$$
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1629 Marina Rd, Anderson, SC 29625-6031
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Staunton, Virginia, United States
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here on a busy football weekend, and we had a great experience. Reservations are highly recommended! The food was delicious and presented in a beautiful manner. We even had fresh orchids on our plates. The French Onion soup is excellent, and the cup is an ample serving. We tried the crab cake special, and they were also very... More 

Thank Susan L
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had spent an enjoyable day on the lake with acquaintances and followed that up by going to The Galley for dinner. Nothing tops being able to pull your pontoon right up to the dock and walk just a few hundred feet to the restaurant for dinner. Upon arrival we were immediately greeted by the Hostess as our host and... More 

Thank mikes351
Cincinnati, Ohio
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always enjoy eating at the Galley and do so every time we visit Anderson, SC (about 4-5 times per year. The food is excellent and the prices are relatively low, making for a great value. The views of Lake Hartwell from the dining room make for a very pleasant atmosphere. Many of their vegetables and ingredients are grown next... More 

Thank Keith_and_Patti
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first time here food was great, service was excellent and was very pleased wasn't over priced nice view of lake. Planning on taking son and his wife for his birthday in October.

Thank vickie h
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We like The Galley for both its setting and its food. We have always been treated great there and always enjoyed our menus selections.

Thank Jean J
Townville, South Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

I really enjoy this restaurant for its ambiance and the food in general is good my favorite is the prime rib sandwich. However, not so good on fish dishes. I have been very disappointed on at least three occasions with fish dishes. The staff is friendly and the bar crowd is very sociable. Big complaint is that they are not... More 

Thank dalekinworthy
Anderson, South Carolina
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Enjoyable, fine dining on the shore of Lake Hartwell. Great sunsets and, of course, many large yachts resting in their slips to make your dinner fly by with the many views.

Thank Aggie396
Anderson, South Carolina, USA
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71 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

Not happy with The Galley on our last vistit. The appitizer was cold in the center and the crab on top of my Mahi was cold also. My wife's steak was good and so was the shrimp. Not worth the price and definetly not fine dining. Pass on The Galley. Many people around us were unhappy with the food and... More 

1 Thank Spinenurse
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

We hav been coming here for years and its always excellent. We hav had great service. The pecan crusted trout is my wife's fav and you cant go wrong with the prime rib and Shrimp but do yourself a favor and make a reservation..otherwise you will wait

Thank Phillip M
Clemson, South Carolina, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I have been here several times. Mostly due to the convenience by boat. My biggest complaint is inconsistency of food and staff. There is a lot of turnover so most of the staff doesn't get enough experience. The management does not handle mistakes made by the staff adequately in my opinion.

2 Thank Brandi G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1629 Marina Rd, Anderson, SC 29625-6031
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Anderson
  • Phone Number: 864-287-3215

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?