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Palmetto's Smokehouse & Oyster Bar

) #14 of 77 Restaurants in Clemson $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
199 Old Greenville Hwy, Or 4126 Clemson Blvd, Anderson SC, Clemson, SC 29631-1335
+1 864-810-7339
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good24%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
199 Old Greenville Hwy, Or 4126 Clemson Blvd, Anderson SC, Clemson, SC 29631-1335
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Reviewed November 22, 2016

Went with a large group of 10 people, college kids ready for graduation.. They have great appetizers to share including Cajun Brochettes, Mac n Cheese Balls, Oysters grilled or fried, and peel and eat shrimp.. order pitchers of beer and you have the makings of...More

Thank Billy O
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Yes getting your food can be a little slow but PSOB has a relaxed atmosphere with friendly staff. The food is fantastic especially the smoked sampler, shrimp and grits and all their weekend brunch foods . My favorite was the Southern eggs Benedict, they were...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Decided to give this place a try during family weekend. Our waitress wanted nothing to do with us. We had to ask another waitress for water and our appetizer. We got the app and no one visited our table for 20 minutes. 4 tables who...More

Thank amy55
Teri O, Director of Sales at Palmetto's Smokehouse & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2016

You will see us improve. We served almost 1,000 people outside of the restaurant on a few rather large catering events the same weekend you were there. It was also game day weekend therefore It had us a bit short staffed. I heard Outback Steakhouse...More

Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is a nice little place in the middle of Clemson, right down the street from the stadium. I had the the ribs, which I was told just came out of the smoker. They were fantastic. My friend had the bbq chicken which also looked...More

Thank TripMember081820152
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Love all the employees saying "Hi-Welcome" to the wonderful meal & great college atmosphere. Definitely will dine again on our next visit to Clemson- Kris & Rick

Thank kskinner86
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

When they say "ACME'S recipe" is true. This place took me back to Bourbon Street. This will be my go to place for oysters and Po Boys

Thank Freddie B
Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

What a great restaurant tucked away in charming downtown Clemson. Wonderful service, amazing food! Definitely suggest peel and eat shrimp, bacon pimento cheeseburger, brisket sandwich...and the homemade fries are to die for.

Thank morganm535
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Came here after a long and very hot day. Enjoyed chilled shrimp and oysters. Both were very good. Staff was friendly and courteous.

Thank Ralph G
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We went to this restaurant because there aren't many restaurants open on Sunday in Clemson. Our hotel recommended it and told us it was one of their favorites. They are very casual and have a pretty good variety on the menu. We had the oysters...More

Thank Marlene I
Reviewed May 24, 2016

Red neck oyster rockerfeller is our favorite the sides are great. They have a shrimp dish with several different plates that is excellent and my wife ate off it for three days.

Thank jwpiotrowskijr
Teri O, Director of Sales at Palmetto's Smokehouse & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2016

Thanks for your patronage to Palmettos Smokehouse in Clemson! Safe travels and hope to see you again during a future visit to Clemson.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $26
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 am
11:30 am - 9:00 am
11:30 am - 9:00 am
11:30 am - 9:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 Old Greenville Hwy, Or 4126 Clemson Blvd, Anderson SC, Clemson, SC 29631-1335
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Clemson
  • Phone Number: +1 864-810-7339
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A truly unique casual dining experience, boasting South Carolina Low Country and Cajun Cuisines. Great BBQ and Seafood options. Belly up to the Oyster Bar and get some fresh Raw or CharGrilled Oysters shucked to order with several flavor options...VooDoo, Dragos, and Redneck Rock-a-fellers...Sure to please oyster lovers and newbie oyster eaters! Homemade southern side dishes, cornbread and desserts. Must try the Skookie, a fresh chocolate chip cookie baked on a skillet while you dine topped with ice cream, chocolate sauce and whipped cream. Weekend Specials include Ribeye steaks, Ribs, Shrimp 5 Ways, Peel & Eat Shrimp, Smoked Meat Sampler to name a few. Try our New Orleans Bottomless Brunch Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30-2:00 featuring Bottomless Mimosas at our Clemson location ONLY!
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