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Chestnut Grill

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1455 Chestnut St, Orangeburg, SC 29115
(803) 531-1747
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Orangeburg, South Carolina
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a true restaurant experience, this is the place! This is our favorite Orangeburg hangout. There is always plenty of parking. Most of the time we don't need a reservation, just come early. The wait staff is very friendly and courteous. Steak, Shrimp and the Chicken Salad are favorites.

1 Thank dcurlee
Columbia, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first visit. We had a great time and the food was delicious. I called earlier in the day and made reservations. We were seated immediately while there were people standing and waiting outside. Highly recommend.

Thank Glenda Q
ChestnutGrill, Owner at Chestnut Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! Please come again soon! More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the most intriguing evening with my coworkers where we all enjoyed the Friday night special for the steak..... Browsing over at the other tables we saw where the Blooming Onion seemed to be popular and totally ordered one. A great selection on both our dinner and appetizer. Chestnut's atmosphere added to our holiday cheers!!

Thank K3761FZsabrinam
ChestnutGrill, Owner at Chestnut Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review! Christmas and the holidays are our favorite time of year and we are so glad we could add to your season festivities! CHEERS! More 

Orangeburg, South Carolina
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of Orangeburg's 'upscale' restaurants. Been there numerous times. Sure wish they'd change the menu. It's been the same things on the menu for at least 6 years now. For visitors, it's fine; for local people, it's boring. Like the small 'blooming onion'. Chicken salad is good. Most people like the prime rib. Be cautious of the quiche-it's frozen and... More 

Thank dianehT9086GD
ChestnutGrill, Owner at Chestnut Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Chestnut Grill and for your patronage. We appreciate your comments and have reviewed and adjusted our procedure for heating the Broccoli Cheddar Quiche. We have been baking quiche almost every day for the last 30 years and they are always freshly baked in house. We do NOT freeze them but do chill... More 

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157 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff, extensive menu, quick service, quality food, an excellent alternative to fast food while traveling. Will visit here again!

Thank SouthernDew
Buffalo, New York
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93 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch while traveling south on I-26. Great local restaurant. Chicken salad was fantastic and came with fresh fruit with a delicious dip. Husband had a 1/2 lb bacon hamburger panini. The hamburger is made there and hand shaped. Specials of the day - flounder and shrimp looked great as they passed us. Seafood dinners are huge- they... More 

Thank kmehl
ChestnutGrill, Owner at Chestnut Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review! Our chicken salad is quickly becoming "world famous"! We hope you can visit again soon More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a weeknight location for dinner we chose Chestnut Grill based on neighbor's recommendations. Our group started with mixed drinks in the bar while waiting for a table in the dining room. The bartender was so welcoming we opted to stay and dine in the bar as well! Appetizer to share was an "awesome batter fried onion." It was... More 

Thank Effie A
ChestnutGrill, Owner at Chestnut Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! The "awesome" onion can be a little tricky sometimes to get the inside fully done while not burning the outside. We hope you visit again soon! More 

Hilton Head Island
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

Along I26 between Charleston and Columbia there are not too many places to dine. We make this trip often and this is one of the finer stopping places.

1 Thank James P
Rochester, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

This is really more of a steak house with a great number of meat items. Of course there are some chicken & seafood but overall not many entre's in the $12 -16 price point. Service was very good and room was pleasant & clean. Our table ordered quiche with salad - very mediocre and a large salad with shrimp was... More 

Thank Jim G
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Chestnut grill is the best in Orangeburg. The Seafood is always fresh. Steaks are flavorful and cooked just right. Great selection with outstanding daily lunch specials. Prices are reasonable.

Thank Michael F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1455 Chestnut St, Orangeburg, SC 29115
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Orangeburg
  • Phone Number: (803) 531-1747
Family owned and operated business serving Orangeburg for over 25 years. Steaks, Seafood, Prime Rib, Sandwiched, Salads and more! Best Chicken Salad around!

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