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Palmetto Oyster House

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415 W. Wesmark, Sumter, SC 29150
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited a few times, never disappointed. Sister restaurant of J O'Grady's and more focused on seafood, but you will find a great burger here as well.

Thank Dyane L
Richmond Hill, Georgia
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to this restaurant twice so far. The first time the food and service were both good, although our waitress seemed to not know the menu too well, but once the order was in everything went well. But..the second time our waitress brought the wrong appetizer. I ordered the grilled oysters on the halfshell and asked her to... More 

Thank juju2773
Sumter, South Carolina
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Greasy food. Burgers are dry and usually cold when served. Seafood is all fried with exception of boiled shrimp (which is the only thing I might recommend). Would rather eat at home.

Thank Kiara_Colon9
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was great food, great service and great beer menu. Stop in for dessert as well. The Key Lime Pie was out of this world. Go see Adrianna at the bar, she gave some terrific recommendations

Thank James A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I happened to stop in when Crab legs were only $8 a pound, and I had to try the lobster tacos's both were excellent. wish I had room for desert.

Thank thompsv
Dalzell, United States
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10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Hubby and I sat in the bar for dinner. Super service and excellent food. I had the oysters on the half shell. Perfect! Hubby had his normal Alligator Cheesecake. If you haven't tried this it is a Must Have item. Then on to entrees. Hubby had shrimp por boy Typical great meal. I had the Grilled Trout over pasta. Yummy.... More 

Thank Cynthia L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

After reading the positive reviews on tripadvisor I took my sister in law and grandma here for lunch last Sunday. We all tried a salad and loved it. The service is great and the food too!

Thank Sharon R
Garner, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

We were pleased to find Palmetto Oyster Bar. The food was good, not outstanding. The service was good. The seating area, etc was acceptable but not overly comfortable. Ok that we ate there but not a do over.

Thank Philip and Sara D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

So your not at the beach. Heck your not even on vacation and what are you going to do for lunch. You want a get away. ..a place we're the food is good the atmosphere is laid back. We'll look no further the po house is a great palace for lunch just be mindful of their hours. If you come... More 

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Johns Creek, Georgia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Traveled to Sumter on business. Wife suggested I check out the Palmetto Oyster House. Glad I did. I ordered the fried craw fish po-boy and my friend ordered the fish tacos. Craw fish had a little bit too much breading for my taste, but still tasted good. My friend said the fish tacos were to die for. Some of the... More 

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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
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 W. Wesmark, Sumter, SC 29150
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Sumter
  • Phone Number: 803-607-9498
A new casual restaurant that just opened 15 August 2011. We thought the crab balls and crab cake truly outstanding! 803-607-9498

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