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Chestnut Grill

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1455 Chestnut St, Orangeburg, SC 29115-3454
+1 803-531-1747
11:00 am - 10:00 am
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Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 am
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Lake Lure, North Carolina
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting Orangeburg for just the day and asked some locals where to eat. This was the only place they would recommend and it did not disappoint. Food is excellent and service was just as good. Looking for a place to eat in Orangeburg, this is it.

Thank David W
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traveling with my husband and we were lucky to come upon the Chestnut Grill. I had an excellent lunch of grilled scallops and a sauteed crabcake with potato salad and fresh fruit with a dip. EVERYTHING was wonderful. And the price was about $13. They also serve croissants with honey drizzled on them. The restaurant is decorated nicely and the... More 

Thank Jane K
Eustis, Florida
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44 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First off their hours listed on TA are wrong. I told our waitress and she said she'd inform the manager. Outside looks low budget. Inside was nicer than expected. Not-so-awesome blossom was good. Ceasar salad has way too much dressing. We never got our honey glazed Cresent rolls, so we don't know what they taste like. I ordered chestnut sampler.... More 

Thank Jill T
Hickory, North Carolina
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

This is definitely the place the locals go for a nice sit down lunch. Service is so good that it's possible to get in and out quickly if you're traveling. I had the Hot Pastrami Special w a side salad. Both were good. Wife had the fried flounder. Fresh fish fried crisp. Delicious. Son had the clam chowder, salad and... More 

Thank Hbadge
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The staff was very rude both times we visited. The first time, we ordered steaks that ended up being cooked completely different than what we'd asked for. The server argued and the manager was even worse.

Thank SCreviewer2008
Sevierville, TN
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Really good margaritas started the meal. We ordered the filet with baked potato and salad. The salad was crisp and cold. Our steaks were cooked to perfection and just delicious. Baked potato was also better than most. The service was great, who could ask for more. Oh, the price....on par with a good meal. Go out of your way to... More 

2 Thank valleylass03
New York City, New York
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163 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed this place. From the server to the food. For appetizers, we had the buffalo and dry wings. The dinners we had were: Fried oysters with fried okra and fruit. The sauce they have for the fruit is SO good. Fried shrimp with potato salad and fruit. Chicken fingers and fries and a well done rib eye with... More 

1 Thank Blackbeauty75
Damifno, SC
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

The restaurant is an older one in the city and was really in need of a "freshening", well they did not disappoint. New floors, walls, pictures, mirrors, even the restrooms were redone. The ceiling was always "in need of repair in spots" and it is completely new. Wow! When you enter you feel like you are entering a familiar place... More 

Thank TipSC
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Was in Orangeburg on business and my coworkers recommended this restaurant. I had the steak kebabs and fried okra. The food was excellent and the service was great. I will eat here again when I return.

Thank unc_mba95
Jacksonville, Florida
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102 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

On one of our regular trips down I 26 and stopped in Orangeburg, SC for lunch. Tired of the typical chains so went searching for a local place. Found Chestnut Grill on US 21. Outstanding fried oysters. Who knew? My Ruben was very good. Could have a bit more meat but very tasty. Our server, Sandra, was great. Wonderful staff... More 

Thank Rick B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $29
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, Accepts Discover, Seating, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1455 Chestnut St, Orangeburg, SC 29115-3454
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Orangeburg
  • Phone Number: +1 803-531-1747
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?