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Sam Kendall's

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1043 Broad St, Camden, SC 29020-4307
18034242005
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As Hartsville residents, we had been hearing of Sam Kendall's arrival there but had never been to Camden or the first Sam Kendall's. What a fantastic dinner. Great drinks, nice atmosphere, delicious food at a great price. Can't wait for Sam Kendall's Hartsville.

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

We appreciate your patronage, Jim. Additionally, thank you for giving us your feedback. We will be sure to share this with our team and look forward to serving you again in the future. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Camden seems to be changing, its coming alive and getting cool. So we travelled from the Columbia area to eat at this restaurant as we heard it was "a good place to eat". So let's pull apart that short phrase. I thought it was "a good place". It is a nicely restored older building on the main street and when... More 

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

Thank you for your recent visit to Sam Kendall's. We appreciate your patronage and your honest and candid input as we constantly strive to improve on the overall experience for each customer. We will definitely share your input with our staff as we continue to educate them with a new and extensive menu. If you ever are unhappy with any... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has a great atmosphere. Unfortunately the food was average. Was expecting more after walking in. The steak was not very flavorful, but the staff and friends made up for it.

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

Although we're disappointed to hear that your recent experience at Sam Kendall's slightly missed the mark, we sincerely thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We strive to offer a wide variety of dishes that are sure to please even the pickiest of palates, and are very sorry you weren't able to find something you... More 

Camden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch there today. I had the blackened scallops pasta. The lunch menu is limited but there are a few burgers sandwiches and salads as well. They got us in and out pretty fast and the service was good. I've had dinner there many times and thought it was better.

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

We appreciate you taking the time to review us, Mark. We would love to hear how we can improve and what exactly about out dinner menu is "better." If you're up to it, you can shoot us a quick email with further details at: samkendallssc@gmail.com. Thank you in advance. More 

Florence, South Carolina, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I appreciate the history of the building and the fact they kept the uniqueness intact when designing the restaurant . It has a beautiful bar and ambience but this is where the compliments end. The lighting was so dark you could barely find the seats or tables. We used the lights on our cell phones to see the menus. It... More 

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2 Thank Penny C
Jonathan B, Owner at Sam Kendall's, responded to this review

We're a bit disappointed to hear your visit at Sam Kendall's was anything less than a 5-star experience, but we thank you for taking the time to bring this incident to our attention - Penny. We will be sure to share this feedback with our team in order to better serve you and others in the future. More 

CAMDEN SC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good food and service. varied menu good service. Wheelchair access is not good. Hard to get around in the dining area.

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Thank Sheilah650
Jonathan B, Owner at Sam Kendall's, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback, Sheilah. We will be sure to share your note about wheelchair access with our team - we apologize for the inconvenience. We hope you don't hold this against us and come back and see us in the future. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ribeye was delicious, but the entire experience was tainted by the heat in the restaurant. Spent the entire meal fanning. Servers and hostess all sweating. I can only imagine the kitchen. Is it sanitary to have workers in that condition dealing with food? Host told us it had been that way most of the summer. The air just can't... More 

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2 Thank Mandy C
Jonathan B, Owner at Sam Kendall's, responded to this review

Thank you for alerting us to this, Mandy. We have noted this issue and are taking measures to correct it. We appreciate your patronage and look forward to serving you again once this issue has been fixed. More 

Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

I had a 10 ounce sirloin and my companion had the shrimp salad. Both were very good. Our waiter was Johnny on the spot, fast and offered good service and friendly chatter. Prices were a little above what we were expecting.

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

Thank you for taking the time to review and dine with Sam Kendall's. Our customers feedback is extremely important to us and we would love to hear how we can improve. Furthermore, we would like to know how we can earn those additional stars from you. If you're open to giving us more feedback, please feel free to shoot your... More 

Naples Park, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Went last night. Place has a great atmosphere and service was pretty good. The food just wasn't what we were hoping for. Had their chicken and pasta (average) and their summer salad. (Bland). Probably a good spot to sit at the bar and drink though.

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

Thank you for the honest feedback and review. We are very sorry to hear what you ordered wasn't to your liking. If you are ever unhappy with any menu item you order, please ask to speak with a manager so we may quickly remedy the situation during your visit. We hope you give us another chance in the future to... More 

Fullerton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

We were driving from Wilmington, NC to Lexington, SC and got off the road to hopefully find a relaxing late lunch stop; not a fast food drive thru. We didn't know anything about Camden but were happy to find an interesting old town with some shops and restaurants. Sam Kendall's looked good from the outside with a small patio but... More 

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

Our doors are always open, DeeDee. We appreciate your patronage and hope you pay us another visit if you're ever passing through again. Additionally, we have a table waiting just for you if you choose to dine outdoors. -Jonathan B. More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$15 - $20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1043 Broad St, Camden, SC 29020-4307
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Camden
  • Phone Number: 18034242005
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.

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